“Man with Red Drapery,” by John Singer Sargent, c. 1904, watercolor on paper over graphite, 14 3/8 x 21 1/8 in. Collection the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond

If you draw or paint nude figures en plein air or in the studio, there are two opportunities for you to compete for prizes. Details are revealed here!

“Reclining Male Nude,” by John Singer Sargent, charcoal on paper, 18 1/2 x 24 5/8 in. Collection Harvard Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA. Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond

Nude Nite — Orlando and Tampa, Florida. Now in its 14th year, Nude Nite claims to be the largest nude art show in North America. Events will be held in Orlando in February 2013 and in Tampa in March 2013. Genres represented range from sculptures, mixed media, metal, oil, acrylic, watercolor, digital, photography, glass, and woodcraft. These are juried exhibitions held in large warehouse spaces. The Orlando event takes place from February 14-16, 2013, and the application deadline is January 17, 2013. The Tampa Nude Nite will be held March 7-9, 2013, and the application deadline is January 31, 2013. For more information, visit www.nudenite.com or the organization’s page on Facebook.


Nude Attitude: The Peoria Art Guild is sponsoring this competitive exhibition in Peoria, Illinois. The application deadline is January 1, 2013, and entries will be judged by Colin Nesbit, director of the University Galleries at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. For more information, visit www.peoriaartguild.org.


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