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Application Close: Wednesday January 31, 2024 at 5:00PM ET*

*Please note that the application form on Submittable will automatically close & stop accepting applications at this time. 

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Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • 18 years or older by the application deadline date.
  • Applicants must be working in the New Surrealist style.
  • Applicants must be painters. NYFA defines painting as a work that involves applying paint to any kind of surface.
  • Current residents of the United States and/or one of the U.S territories.
  • Are not a current NYFA employee or have been in the last 12 months, a member of the NYFA Board of Trustees or Artists’ Advisory Committee, or immediate family member of any of the aforementioned, or an immediate family member of a 2023-2024 panelist.

Students in bachelor’s or master’s degree programs are eligible to apply

For questions, please email [email protected]


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