Venue-Based Exhibitions

ISEA offers venue-based exhibitions to provide artists the opportunity to compete for the honor of inclusion in an exhibition in a recognized gallery or museum.

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The Annual International Open Juried Exhibition is ISEA's premier artist opportunity with approximately  $15,000 USD in awards.

The exhibition opens just prior to the ISEA Annual Symposium each year and is hosted in a gallery in the same regional or municipal area as the venue for the symposium. Award winners’ work will also be shown on our home page with a link to all accepted work displayed on our SmugMug site. For members of ISEA, inclusion in these exhibitions also counts toward Signature and Nautilus status in the society.

A well-known artist is engaged to judge entries into this exhibition. The registration fee is $55 USD for non-members and $30 USD for members.

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Registration closed on March 31, 2021.  Exhibit images will debut  on September 3, 2021 the opening day of the exhibition.  Awards will be announced during the week long educational symposium (September 19 through 24th) at Mission Point Resort during the Awards reception September 21, 2021 starting at 5:30 pm.

"Color Study 6"

Paul Gravett

2020 Best of Show, Gracie Award

"Under the Bridge"

Aida Tejada

2019 Best of Show, Gracie Award

"Easy Rider"

Carla O'Connor

2018 Best of Show, Gracie Award

"Still From Cities of Inextricable Velocities"

Ryota Matsumoto

2017 Best of Show, Gracie Award



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