The Arts & Science Center of Southeast Arkansas (ASC) has opened submissions for the 2021 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition, which is a great opportunity for new and established mid-south artists to gain recognition and earn prizes as they help expand ASC’s permanent collection.

“Rosenzweig is a fantastic opportunity for artists of Arkansas and bordering states to showcase innovative
artworks,” said ASC’s curator, Chaney Jewell. “During the previous Rosenzweig exhibition, I was
amazed by the range of subject matter, mediums and techniques represented by artists who differed in
their background, from self-taught to current students to teachers. This year, I look forward to seeing
again the amazing display of talent and skill Rosenzweig brings together.”

Accepted art forms are: Painting, paintings, drawings, original prints, fiber art, ceramics, sculpture and
photography. The cost is $20 per entry, with a maximum of five entries per artist, according to exhibition submission guidelines.

The following prizes will be awarded:
– Best in Show — $1,000
– First Place — $500
– Second Place — $200
– Three $100 Merit prizes
– $2,000 available in Purchase Awards.

The submission deadline is 11:59 p.m. June 6 and is open to artists 18 years old and up from Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Missouri, Mississppi, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.

Artists will be notified of their acceptance status between Monday, June 14 and Friday, June 18. ASC will
accept works shipped or hand-delivered from Monday, July 12 to Friday, July 16.

The exhibition opens Thursday, July 22, with awards announced at 5:30 p.m. at ASC and via social media
( and The exhibition closes Saturday, Oct. 16.

For more information, submission guidelines and entry portal, visit

Featured photo: Andrew Scott of Denton, Texas, poses by his work “They Call Him Jonah”