Call for Artists | U.S. Mint

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The United States Mint is seeking professional artists to join our AIP via a Call for Artists. The AIP is a pool of talented American artists who enrich and invigorate our Nation’s coins and medals through the development of specialized designs. AIP artists are:

  • Paid a set fee per assignment and earn a bonus fee of $5,000 per design selected for minting
  • Named as designer in historical documents, Certificates of Authenticity and promotional materials, and in most cases, have their initials appear on the final coin or medal
  • Able to work from their own studios

via Call for Artists | U.S. Mint

Autumn~ October 10

Autumn Grasses in Moonlight (detail, more images at The Met site)  by  Shibata Zeshin

Meiji period (1868–1912) / Two-panel folding screen: ink, lacquer, silver, and silver leaf on paper
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Autumnal Sunset  by  John Constable

c.1812 / Oil on paper laid on canvas / 6 3/4”x13 1/4” / Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Autumn~ October 9

Autumn by J. Culbert

c.1800 / Pen & black ink, wash, & watercolor on paper / Image 3 1/2”x4 7/8”
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis

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Peasants and Travelers in an Autumn Landscape by Katsushika Hokusai

1835-1836 / Color woodblock print / 10 3/8”x14 3/4” / Various, incl. Art Institute of Chicago

Autumn~ October 8

Gukjeong chumyo (An autumn cat in a garden with chrysanthemum)
by Byeon Sang-byeok

1730[?] (Joseon Dynasty, 1392–1910) / Ink and wash with light color on paper
11 5/8”x9 1/4” /Gansong Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
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Un Automne Pastoral by François Boucher

1749 / Oil on canvas / 102”x78” / The Wallace Collection, London

Autumn~ October 7

Autumn from the series “The Four Seasons”  by  David Teniers the Younger

c.1644 / Oil on copper / 8 3/4”x6 2/5” / National Gallery, London

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Pichhwai for the Festival of Cows (Gopashtami) in Late Autumn

Late 18th century / Painted and printed gold & silver leaf and opaque watercolor on indigo-dyed cotton
97 5/8”x103 1/8” / Metropolitan Museum of Art