Art League of Hilton Head invites you to enter the 2019 Biennale, its 26th National Juried Exhibition, held every other year across multiple media types. Over $5000 in cash prizes will be awarded. All works of art selected by jurors will be on display at Art League Gallery in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. This state of the art gallery provides the finest exhibit space with high tourist and community visibility.

The 2019 Biennale judge is Alan Flattmann, an internationally known, award-winning artist accomplished in oil and watercolor and best known for his work in pastel. His book The Art of Pastel Painting is still widely considered the definitive guide to pastel. He is a Pastel Society of America’s Hall of Fame Honoree and an Eminent Pastelist of the International Association of Pastel Societies. Flattmann's work has been featured in over 40 art books and magazines including Plein Air, Watercolor, American Artist, and Pastel Journal.

Flattmann’s work has been shown in more than 60 solo exhibitions and included in major group exhibitions internationally. His paintings can be found in the public collections of numerous museums as well as hundreds of private and corporate collections. He is also the subject of three additional books, most recently An Artist’s Vision of New Orleans: The Paintings of Alan Flattmann (2014, Pelican Publishing.) Flattman is a noted instructor who teaches workshops around the country and abroad. He is also a founder and currently the president of the Degas Pastel Society.

This exhibition will be free and open to the public from May 7 – June 1, 2019, at Art League Gallery located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, SC. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 10, from 5-7pm. This exhibition will take place during the run of a professionally produced performance of A Chorus Line on the stage of Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Since the gallery is located inside the Arts Center, we expect to host an additional 100 to 200 theatre-goers each evening in addition to our regular visitors.

Art League of Hilton Head is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization built on a membership of talented artists, art students and arts supporters that work together to advance the mission to support and promote visual arts through exhibition, education, and partnerships.

First Prize: Undefined 2 by Tunping Wang

Third Prize: One Cabin Left by Zach Grether

Second Prize: Studio Book Pages by Laurie McIntosh


Deadline to Enter: March 22, 2019
Cost: A non-refundable fee of $35 enables each artist to enter up to 1 application of 1 work and submit 1 image. Up to two additional applications may be entered for $10 each. Only one piece will be accepted per artist.
Exhibition Dates: May 7 - June 1, 2019Monday-Saturday from 10am-4pm, Sunday from 12-4pm and 90 minutes before all Arts Center performances.
Awards Reception: Friday, May 10, 2019, from 5-7pm. Enjoy refreshments, meet the artists and award winner announcements. Free & open to the public.


Art League of Hilton Head

14 Shelter Cove Lane Hilton Head, SC 29928 Telephone:  843.681.5060