An invitation

to attend

the Third Biennial

Anguilla International Arts Festival


November, 2002

Anguilla, British West Indies

Dear Artists,

We are pleased to announce that the Third Biennial Anguilla International Arts Festival will take place in November, 2002. We invite you to participate in this exciting event on our beautiful Caribbean island.

The competition is open to painters in all media under the theme "Tropical Images". Prize money for the competition will total over US $15,000 and several paintings may be selected to be featured as Anguilla postage stamps. Please see the Rules and Registration Form for more information.

Everyone is welcome to attend and participate in the week-long festival, which will feature artist workshops, sidewalk shows and sales, exhibitions and critiques. We look forward to see you there.

The Anguilla International
Arts Festival

The Competition

Who Can Enter

The competition is open to painters in all media, 18 years of age and over.

The Theme: "Tropical Images"


A total of US$15,000 will be awarded.

1st Place US $10,000
2nd Place US $2,500
3rd Place US $1,250
People's Choice* US $1,250

* Winners of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will not be eligible for the People's Choice award.

The Judges

Nick Douglas
CEO of New World Art and Antiques.
Author and leading expert on Asian art and antiques.

David C. Driskell

Leading Historian of African-American Art.
Recipient of the National Humanities Medal from President Clinton.
Professor at Maryland University.

Robert P. Metzger, PhD

Director and CEO of Reading Public Museum.

Calendar and Deadlines

April 30, 2002 Registration Forms, a maximum of 3 slides and an international bank draft in the amount of US $75 are due. Due to events of 9/11, mail for the original submission date was not delivered in Anguilla. Therefore, the deadline has been re-scheduled for April.
November, 2002 Art Festival and Competition

Artist workshops

Sidewalk show

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Anguilla International Arts Festival
P.O. Box 550
The Valley, Anguilla, British West Indies

Telephone: (264) 497-2949   fax: (264) 497-2735