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Biennial 2024

BIENNIAL 2024
exhibition 07.26.24 – 10.20.24
at SAMA Bedford

Selection Juror: Janice Trusky

Awards Juror: Vaughn Clay

Cash awards: $1,000 Best in Show

$500 First Place

$250 Second Place

$100 Third Place

$300 People’s Choice (determined by visitor vote)

CALENDAR:

  • Entry & fee deadline: Friday, Feb 23

  • Notification of acceptance: Friday, May 3 via mailed and emailed letter of acceptance

  • Awards Reception: Saturday, August 17, 6-8 pm, cost $25 per person​​

​​WINNERS:

  • Announced at the Award Reception on Saturday, August 17th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • SAMA would like to give a special thank you to our Selection Juror, Janice Trusky; Award Juror, Vaughn Clay and Guest Curator, Ehrin Ward.

  • We could not have this exhibition without our Biennial sponsors Dr. Magdi and Karen Azer, Benzel’s Bretzel Bakery, Fred Danziger, Dr. Owen K. and Marian Morgan, Barry H. Newborn, Barbara O'Brien, Seven Mountains Media, and Chantel Ventura – Thank you! 

 

QUESTIONS: call (814) 515-1370 or email submissions@sama-art.org. See terms and conditions for details of loan upon acceptance such as insurance, liability, and sale of work.

Upcoming Events

  • Adult Drawing Workshop
    Adult Drawing Workshop
    Sat, Aug 10
    Aug 10, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Bedford, 137 E Pitt St, Bedford, PA 15522, USA
    Aug 10, 2024, 12:00 PM
    Bedford, 137 E Pitt St, Bedford, PA 15522, USA
    with art instructor Stan Snyder
  • Biennial Awards Celebration
    Biennial Awards Celebration
    Sat, Aug 17
    Aug 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Bedford, 137 E Pitt St, Bedford, PA 15522, USA
    Aug 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Bedford, 137 E Pitt St, Bedford, PA 15522, USA
    Attend to hear award winners announced!
  • Children's Drawing Workshop
    Children's Drawing Workshop
    Sat, Sep 07
    Sep 07, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Bedford, 137 E Pitt St, Bedford, PA 15522, USA
    Sep 07, 2024, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Bedford, 137 E Pitt St, Bedford, PA 15522, USA
    with art instructor Stan Snyder
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