BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A thoroughbred horse racing entertainment company and the Maryland Jockey Club have partnered with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) to conduct submissions for The Art of Racing, a competition in which artists contribute original visual art that captures unique elements of thoroughbred horse racing and the preakness stakes.
The Art of Racing collected entries from January 10th to March 1st. Now it’s up to you to decide which of the 147 entries deserve to win the competition.
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You can vote from now until March 20th. The top ten entries will be judged by a panel of “distinguished members of the Baltimore community” who will select a winner.
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The winner will receive a $4,000 stipend and two free tickets to Preakness 147 on May 21st. Also, his original artwork is reproduced on Preakness 147 merchandise.
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“The visual elements behind the Preakness Stakes capture the imagination both on race day and throughout the year,” said David Wilson, CMO of 1/ST, the company behind the promotion. “The Art of Racing commemorates and celebrates one of Maryland’s and nation’s most iconic sporting events. It also represents an opportunity for a modern visual interpretation of the Preakness Stakes as we redefine the sport to connect with a new generation of fans.”
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/04/preakness-stakes-and-mica-art-contest-preakness/ Art Of Racing contest voting is on – CBS Baltimore