Wunderkind 2023 FAQs
What is the Wunderkind exhibit?
Is there a cost to participate?
No Entry Fee
How many artworks may be submitted for consideration?
A maximum of five (5) works per student may be submitted on the digital application form
What image format should be uploaded to the application form?
All images are to be submitted in jpeg or png format
What size & quality of image is acceptable for the application form?
What media may be submitted for consideration?
Any media - film, performance, 2d, 3d
What is the process if my work is selected for the exhibit?
March, Sat 25, Tues 28, Weds 29, Thurs 30, Fri 31 April, Sat 1
When will students collect artwork at the end of the exhibit?
Students will collect artwork on Saturday, 29 April.
May students sell their artwork?
Yes! The MAC will facilitate sales and retain a 30% commission fee
Wunderkind Schedule 2023
Tuesday, 14 February Valentines Day!
Applications due, including high-quality images
Saturday, 25 February
Jury review of submissions
Tuesday, 28 February
March 25 (Sat), 28 (Tues), 29 (Weds) 30 (Thurs), 31 (Fri) and April 1 (Sat)
Acceptance notifications emailed to students
Art Intake (10am to 5pm on the dates listed)
Bring your jury selected artwork to the Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Avenue,
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Work must be wired and ready to hang
Tuesday, 4 April - Friday, 7 April
Friday, 7 April
Saturday, 29 April
First Friday Opening Reception 5-8pm
Students collect artwork at the end of the show
Maria Navaratne email@example.com (719) 659-5371
2022 Wunderkind Exhibit Jurors
In addition to creating her own artwork in ceramics, art quilts, and weaving, Mary teaches several fiber arts classes at MAC. She is a published author having researched and written a book entitled "Plantation Slave Weavers Remember". She lead a group of artists to establish an art gallery and was owner and instructor of a Pottery Studio. She is a strong advocate of the arts encouraging people of all ages to engage in art-making for the sheer joy of it.
Jay Kickliter is a lifelong photographer specializing in street photography with a focus on light as a subject itself.
Rachel Chapman was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and went to Coronado High School. An alumnus of Pikes Peak Community College, she attends Colorado State University at Pueblo pursuing a Degree of Arts in Art History. She is currently the collection assistant at the Sangre De Cristo. In her past time, she enjoys a long rest on the couch.
Su Kaiden Cho was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. Cho is a Korean-American contemporary artist and he now resides and works in Colorado. Cho received a Bachelor of Visual Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts Practices, with emphasis on installation arts, from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. Cho is an award-winning artist for Best of Artist 2021 in CS Independent and has exhibited his work in numerous galleries in Colorado, including solo exhibitions and artists in residency. Cho has shown as a featured artist in the Gallery of Contemporary Arts (COS), Understudy (DEN), Artworks Center for Contemporary Art (Loveland), installed public sculpture (DEN), and an award-winning designer at the Fine Arts Center (COS).
Your Neighborhood Art Center for 32 Years
Music, theatre, pottery, printmaking, and other loud, slightly dangerous, and intensely messy events happen here daily. Locals and tourists alike flock to our galleries, studios, exhibition space, and classrooms. Our spacious facilities can also accommodate events, conferences and offices. experiences are unlimited - how will you enjoy the MAC?
Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 10am to 6pm, Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday and Monday CLOSED
Address: 513/515 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685-1861