Open Imagination
 November 30, 2021
Debut - Southern Tier Center for Emerging Artists

STCEA's inaugural exhibition celebrates artists' debuts and welcome creative firsts from emerging artists: a first virtual show, a first STCEA show, or a first work in a new medium/style. Artists may submit any visual art form. The entry fee is $25 for the first submission or $35 for up to three submissions. The maximum number of entries is three. Entries are evaluated and selected based on creativity, quality, and exhibit space. Submissions are open to residents of the US and Canada from June 1 through November 30th, 2021, Debut runs January 1st-31st, 2022, with the announcement of prize winners via YouTube. Prize money will be awarded to best in show ($125), 1st place ($100), 2nd place ($75), and 3rd place ($50). A people's choice award of $100 will be announced at the conclusion of the exhibition based on attendee voting. Print copies of the exhibition catalog will be available for an additional fee.

 Best in Show ($125), 1st Place ($100), 2nd Place ($75), 3rd Place ($50), and People's Choice ($100)