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an exhibition of all media and all content

Submission Deadline: December 2 at 11:59pm


about the exhibition

The Ann Metzger Memorial National Biennial Exhibition is an all-media, all-content, juried exhibition open to artists across the United States. Ann Metzger was a long-time member of the St. Louis Artists’ Guild and per her bequest established a prize fund for cash awards to honor contemporary artists. For this exhibition, we search for and bring together great contemporary artwork from around the nation. We are proud to announce our juror is Hannah Klemm, assistant curator of modern and contemporary art at the St. Louis Art Museum.

entry fees: St. Louis Artists Guild members may submit up to three pieces for a non-refundable fee of $24. Non-members may submit up to three pieces for a non-refundable fee of $35.

commissions: Sales are encouraged. The St. Louis Artists Guild receives a 35% commission on all works sold through this exhibition.

awards: Cash prizes totaling $2000 with a 1st place award of $1000 will be awarded by the juror.

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about the juror: Hannah Klemm

Hannah Klemm is the assistant curator of modern and contemporary art at the St. Louis Art Museum where she curates the museum’s “Currents” and “New Media Series” exhibitions. Klemm previously was the Fisher Collection Graduate Curatorial Fellow at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she has worked on the contemporary German art collection. She holds a doctorate from the the University of Chicago, a master’s degree in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art and a bachelor’s degree in art history with honors from Sarah Lawrence College. Klemm has received several fellowships and awards, including a 10-month research fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service at Humboldt University in Berlin.