Friday, November 4, 2011
Call for artists: Crafts National
May 5-August 19, 2012
Mulvane Art Museum
A juried exhibition of work by artists through their exploration in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood, beads, basketry, handmade paper and mixed media. The selection will be based upon technique/execution, quality, uniqueness of work and originality. This exhibition is open to US citizens.
January 6, 2012 at midnight Application and Jury Fee submission Deadline. Enter online only at www.callforentry.org.
February 15, 2012 Notification (by e-mail)
April 10, 2012 Deadline for shipping and hand delivery
Ceramics, glass, metal, fiber/textiles, beadwork, basketry, wood, handmade paper, mixed media
Fee is $35 for up to three entries, fee is non-refundable
Artists are responsible for roundtrip shipping and insurance. The Museum provides insurance on-site.
Shipping Instructions, delivery/pickup information, etc. will be sent to artists selected to participate in the exhibition.
A catalog, including a list of participating artists, several images of art works and a statement by the Juror, will be available.
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE & AGREEMENTS
The following statements constitute an agreement between the artist and the Mulvane Art Museum. No exceptions will be made to these rules.
• Artwork must not differ from the entry images.
• Any requirements of the exhibit not fulfilled will result in disqualification
• The Mulvane Art Museum reserves the right to use reproductions of accepted artwork for the purpose of promotion of the exhibit which may include media outlets, poster, mailings and the Museum's web site.
Make sure your applications are complete.
Include (3 or maximum of 6) artwork images
All images are juried anonymously.
Gail M. Brown is an Independent Curator whose focus is to enhance visibility and education about contemporary craft in the larger visual arts community. She trained as a print maker at the Philadelphia College of Art, and she has been watching the contemporary crafts movement since the early 1970's. She curates focused exhibitions which share the exceptional work of mature and mid-career artists and introduce younger makers. She also lectures and writes on craft and professional practices for emerging artists. Her impressive resume includes exhibitions curated for NCECA; the Brookfield Craft Center; the Folk Art Center of the SHCG; and U Mass Dartmouth. A selection of exhibits she has curated include: The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft at the Fuller Craft Museum; Life In/Sight: The Human Experience at the Kentucky Museum of Arts & Crafts; of lineage and legacy: Jewelry & Metals at the Savannah College of Art & Design; Next Iconoclasts at the Oregon College of Art; RE/ACTIONS(s) at the Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO; and DIS/Arming Domesticity at NCECA, Philadelphia, PA. Upcoming exhibitions include: FRESH Figurines for the Fuller Craft Museum, 2011, The Art of Seduction for Howard Community College, 2012 and A Feast of Beads for the Facere Art Jewelry Gallery, Seattle, 2012.
Mulvane Art Museum
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621
The Mulvane Art Museum charges a 30% Commission on sales.
All works should list their sales price, if the piece(s) is/are not for sale please indicate the insurance value.