In conjunction with the Los Alamos MainStreet event, The Next Big Idea, SMART, Science and Math based Art Competition will begin accepting artwork entries June 1 for this year’s International SMART Art Contest.
What is SMART? It is science and math-based artwork demonstrating scientific or mathematical concepts, principles, or phenomena in creative ways.
It can be created digitally using computers, be photographic, or be produced through traditional fine arts methods. including drawing, painting, pottery, fiber arts, and so on. The contest will be free to enter, and all entries will be received by uploading a digital representation of the artwork onto the contest website.
Since the inaugural competition, we have received more than 1.600 entries from all around the world and our winners have shared $2.500 in prizes.
The juried competition will culminate with exhibits and an awards presentation at the Next Big Idea Festival 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos
The online entries will go live on June 1 and entries will only be accepted until July 31.
You can view more information and a sampling of entries from last year’s competition at http://nextbigideala.com/smart-submission.htm.