Eros and Thanatos National Juried Competition: (Due: Nov. 23)

Eros and Thanatos

National Juried Competition

Buckham Gallery invites you to enter Eros & Thanatos, a national competition established to explore the Greek words for Love and Death. Eros, Greek god of love and sex, and Thanatos, the personification of death, have been used throughout western culture to symbolize the driving forces of life, love, sexuality and creativity as well as acknowledging our own mortality. All styles, media, and interpretations are welcome and encouraged.


Exhibition Dates: February 14 - March 7, 2020

This exhibition will open February 14, 2020 at Buckham Gallery, Flint, Michigan.

Deadline: November 23, 2019

Prizes: first prize $1,000; second prize $500; third prize $250 

Juror: Ed Fraga

Ed Fraga, esteemed Detroit based artist, is a recipient of an Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Fellowship, a Kresge Artist Fellowship, and a Bellagio Center Rockefeller Foundation residency. Fraga exhibits internationally and is included in many public collections including: Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit Institute of Arts, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Flint Institute of Arts, and Wayne State University.

Submission: $20 for up to 3 images. (Free for Buckham members)


Each artist may submit up to 3 works for $20

All work must be original in concept

Submitted images of work must represent its true appearance and not be altered digitally

Artist must be 18 years of age or older

Artist must be a resident of the USA

Submissions must be entered through CaFE by November 23, 2019

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Please direct questions to Michele Leclaire via email at

Jamie Earnest