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"Call for Entries: Seventh Biennial Regional Arts Competition & Exhibition"
2000-06-24 until 2000-07-03
Carbondale Community Arts
USA United States of America
You are cordially invited to enter the
Seventh Biennial Regional Arts Competition & Exhibition
A survey of contemporary art from the Midwest organized by Carbondale Community Arts as part of Arts in Celebration 2000. Arts in Celebrationisa two-day festival thatdraws over 30,000 peopleto experience artexhibits, music, and theater eventsheld in Carbondales Evergreen Terrace Park.On Friday, September29, 2000, there will be a preview event called September Night, with gallery openings and musical performances held at various locations throughout the area.
The exhibition will be held August 29 through October 15, 2000
at the University Museum on the campus of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
To request a prospectus, or for more information please contact:
Carbondale Community Arts, Inc.
1115 West Sycamore
Carbondale, Illinois 62901-5104
CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES
July 3 - All slide entries must be postmarked
July 14 - Jurying results mailed out
August14-18 - Hand-delivered works to Museum (call ahead)
August 18 - Shipped artworks due at Museum
August 29 - Exhibition opens at University Museum
September 29 - Reception & Awards Ceremony, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
October 15 - Exhibition closes
October 16-20 - Pick-up of hand-delivered works (call ahead)
October 20 - Shipped works returned
THE SEVENTH BIENNIAL JUROR: JED JACKSON
Jed Jackson is an artist, educator, lecturer, author and chairman of the Art Department at the University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee. His paintings have been widely exhibited in galleries and museums from New York to London to Miami and across the Midwest, with upcoming exhibitions in Prague and Chicago this spring. Jed is a member of the Board of Directors of both the University of Memphis Art Museum and Art Today, the contemporary arts advisory panel for the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. His book, Art: A Comparative Study, is in its second edition.
ELIGIBILITY and MEDIA
Any artist residing, working or studying in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, or Wisconsin may submit up to five entries in the categories of painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, photography or sculpture.
Artists are encourged to submit the maximum numbers of slides, especially slides that show a cohesive body of work, for in addition to selecting works of conceptual and technical excellence, the juror will select one artist whose slides illustrate a coherent, developed body of work to exhibit all of his or her entries as a one-person show-within-a-show.
AWARDS & CATALOG
There will be at over $1,000 in merit and purchase awards. A color catalog of the exhibition will be produced and provided gratis to all artists who entered this years competition.
Entries must not exceed 72 in all directions, nor 150 pounds. No entry that requires the artist to be present to move or assemble the work can be accepted. All work must be original and completed within the last two years. Carbondale Community Arts, Inc. (CCA) reserves the right to reject, upon arrival, any work that differs significantly in appearance, quality, and craftsmanship from the work portrayed in the slide. Submitting work to this competition constitutes an agreement on the part of the artist with all the conditions set forth in the prospectus.