Salmagundi Art Club of New York


Salmagundi Club Competition Oil Sketch of Draped Figure
Upper Gallery, August 25, 2019

Competition: 10 am to 3 pm
Doors open to participants: 9:15 am
Judging: 3:00 to 4 pm
Open to public: 4 pm to 5 pm
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Competition Sold Out
For Wait List, Please Contact Alexander Katlan 718 445-7458 or email

Dear Artists,

The Salmagundi Club is very pleased to announce that the club has been awarded a grant through a private foundation to fund three art competitions in the year 2019. This will enable the Salmagundi Club to begin two new competitions in 2019, as well as continue the well-received Salmagundi Club Oil Portrait Sketching Competition that was held in previous years. The cash prize awards in previous years was $1,500.00. This year the three Salmagundi Club competitions of 2019  the cash awards will be increased to $3000.00 per competition with the first prize(a purchase prize into the SCNY Collection) is $2000 and the second prize $1000.

The first Drawing Competition of the Nude Figure will be held on Sunday March 3, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm. which is sold out. The distinguished panel of judges are Dan Thompson, Carlos Madrid, Amaya Gurpide and Cornelia Hernes.

The second competition the Salmagundi Club Oil Portrait Sketching Competition will be held on Sunday May 19  from 10 am to 3 pm at the Salmagundi Club 47 Fifth Ave Main Gallery and this competition will be posted on the club web site in March. The distinguished panel of judges for the May competition are arists Gregory Mortenson, Jordan Sokol, Stephen Bauman and Tony Curanaj.

The third Salmagundi Club competition will be the Salmagundi Club Oil Sketch of the Draped Figure to be held on Sunday August 25 from 10 am to 3 pm.  The prize awards are the same as listed above.  As Artists and atelier trained participants advance notice has been given to you so that you may place in your calendar these other competition dates. Again tickets are limited to 45 artists in these competitions and are sold on a first come basis. Distinguished panel of judges are Steven Forster, Andrew Lattimore, John Varriano, Dan Thompson.

In the past these competitions have been sold out events and are open to all artists and ateliers as well as Salmagundi Club artist members. The Salmagundi Club is hosting these events in their historic brownstone on Fifth Avenue.

Alexander Katlan

SCNY Emeratus


Pictured on the right (each row from top-to-bottom):
Henry Prellwitz
Dan Thompson
Steven Forster
Andrew Lattimore
John Varriano

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