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Call for entries

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2012 Jurors

ENTRY DEADLINE: January 13, 2012 EXHIBIT DATES: March 31 - May 20, 2012

The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center extends an opportunity to artists residing in New York State to showcase their work in a competitive juried exhibition.

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RICHARD KEGLER is the founder and lead designer

at P22 type foundry. Before his involvement in type design, Kegler was a bookbinder, designer, postgraduate, and artist/ hand-craftsman. Kegler recently started the Western New York Book Arts Center in Buffalo NY and has returned to an active involvement in hand setting and printing metal and wood type as a concurrent career with digital font research at P22. Kegler has exhibited, published several books, and produced an independent documentary titled Making Faces: Metal Type in the 21st Century. Kegler received a Master of Arts in Media Study and Art from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Relief Printmaking.

SYDNEY L. WALLER is an Independent Arts Consultant

& Curator based in Cooperstown, NY and has more than twenty years of experience in non-profit arts management for a range of arts and cultural organizations. A past Executive Director of Sculpture Space in Utica, NY; Lake Placid Institute for the Arts & Humanities; and Gallery 53 Artworks in Cooperstown, NY, Waller also led the establishment of Griffiss International Sculpture Garden in Rome, NY. Waller recently curated Lavern Kelley: Folk Artist Photographer, Recent Artists from Sculpture Space: Utica's Utopia and was co-curator/editor of an international traveling show for SITES (Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibitions). Waller is a graduate of Smith College (Art History) and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (Human Development). Waller is currently involved in efforts to bring contemporary art to college campuses, corporations, communities and business parks, expanding the audience for contemporary art and providing opportunities for artists.

ENTRY INFoRMATIoN

HoW To ENTER

· Complete & mail entry form and fee to Schweinfurth Art Center

ENTRY FEE

· Free to Art Center members. Non-members must pay a

by postmark deadline of January 13, 2012. Hand deliveries are not accepted. Schweinfurth Art Center is not responsible for lost/late entries. Delivery confirmation from the post office is recommended. Center members.

non-refundable entry fee of $25. Artists may enter up to two pieces.

AWA R D S

· Notification of acceptance will be mailed by February 10, 2012. Results

· non-refundable entry fee is $25 for non-members & free for Art · Include up to two digital images per entry (one full view, one detail).

by phone will not be available until February 14, 2012.

· Prizes will be determined by the jurors after installation and will be

DVDs are also accepted for video/multimedia work and kinetic sculpture.

CoNDITIoNS oF ENTRY

· Professional artists 18 years old & up residing in New York State may

announced at the Artists' Reception on March 31, 2012. Winners will also be notified by mail.

D E L I V E R Y / R E T R I E VA L

· All artwork must arrive at Schweinfurth Art Center between Tuesday,

submit digital images of no more than two pieces completed within the last three years (2009 and after) and not previously exhibited at the Art Center.

· Two and three dimensional work will be accepted including, but not

limited to, photography, sculpture, ceramics, painting, drawing, fiber, video and digital art. (note: all equipment must be provided by the artist for videos and multi-media installations).

March 6 - Sunday, March 11 at 5 pm. Artists are responsible for all shipping costs including insurance. Work must be shipped in a substantial, reusable container. Hand delivery will be accepted from March 6 - 11, Tuesday ­ Saturday, 10 am ­ 5 pm, Sunday, 1 ­ 5 pm. CloseD Mondays.

· Special arrangements for the installation/deinstallation of large or

· All entries must be of original design and personal execution. · All work must be received installation-ready with appropriate hanging

device, hardware and/or installation instructions included. Each work must be clearly labeled with artist's name and title of the work. unframed works on paper will not be accepted. only completed work may be entered. Proposals/works in progress are not accepted. exhibition on May 20, 2012.

heavy works may be required. Space requirements must be outlined on entry form.

· Artwork must be picked up May 22-25 (10am-5pm) or by appointment.

Shipped work will be returned by mail beginning June 5, 2012. The Art Center will not be responsible for artwork not retrieved by June 11.

· Accepted work may not be withdrawn before the close of the · The Art Center will retain a 25% commission on all sales made during

LIABILITY

· Schweinfurth Art Center will insure objects while on site for the

the exhibition. An insurance value and a sale price, which includes commission, must be included on the entry form. Artists will be responsible for paying any additional gallery commission as applicable. Additionally, there are weight limitations on wall mounted works. Please indicate works weighing more than 50 lbs. refuse any entry because of special conditions of installation or if the quality of the work was not accurately represented in the submitted image.

insurance value indicated on the entry form.

D AT E S T o R E M E M B E R

Entry Postmark Deadline Jury results Mailed Delivery Dates exhibition Dates Artists' reception & Awards Ceremony Pick up of Work Return shipment of Work January 13 february 10 March 6 - 11 March 31 - May 20 saturday, March 31 3-5pm May 22 - 25 or by appointment June 5

· Works can not be suspended from the ceiling of the Art Center.

· The jurors/staff of the Schweinfurth Art Center reserve the right to

D I G I TA L I M A G E S

· Submit digital images on a single CD. Two images per entry. Images

must be at least 300 dpi and a finished size of approximately 5'' x 7''. Files should not exceed 3MB. Images must be saved in a JPEG format. Name each image file with the title of artwork, i.e. Landscape. Do not use punctuation in titles. background is permitted.

· Images cannot be digitally enhanced in any way. Cropping of the · CDs must be labeled with artist's name and titles of the submitted

artwork. CDs will not be returned. Emailed images will not be accepted. Photographs and slides will not be accepted.

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

205 Genesee Street Auburn, NY 13021

· phone: (315) 255-1553 · email: [email protected] · web: www.myartcenter.org · find us on facebook and twitter.

D V D / M u lt i - M e d i a

· Video art and multi-media installations must be submitted on a DVD

viewable with QuickTime. Submissions should be no longer than 10 minutes. If the work includes a performance or installation, artist must submit an additional video or digital image. A video may be submitted for works with moving parts. DVDs will not be returned. Emailed videos will not be accepted. all equipment must be provided by the artist for videos and multi-media installations.

ENTRY FoRM

Entry form, digital images, and any applicable fees must be postmarked by January 13 for works to be eligible.

Failure to complete this form or follow directions may result in decline of entry. Entry form, CD, and payment must be enclosed together. ARTIST INFoRMATIoN Please print clearly.

Name Home Phone with area Code

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Cell Phone with area Code e-mail

address

City, State, Zip

entrY # 1

Title of entry

entrY # 2

Title of entry

Year Completed

Year Completed

X

X

X

X

Dimensions in inches (height by width by depth); Duration in minutes - as applicable

Dimensions in inches (height by width by depth); Duration in minutes - as applicable

Medium (list separated by commas):

Medium (list separated by commas):

$

Insurance Value (REQUIRED)

$

Insurance Value (REQUIRED)

$

Sale Price or NFS (not for sale)

$

Sale Price or NFS (not for sale)

Entry Fee $___________________________ Join today and your entry is free. Non-member fee is $25. Members are free. Membership Fee $___________________________ (See membership levels at right.) Optional ToTAL $___________________________

Schweinfurth Memorial art Center Membership Student/Senior(65+): $30 Senior Family: $50 Individual: $40 Friend: $125 Family: $60

Please enroll me as a member at the level checked above. I enclosed my entry fee of $25.

Entering the exhibition and the artist's signature on this form shall be understood to constitute an agreement by the artist to all of the conditions set forth, and grants the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center permission to reproduce and distribute the submitted images through print and electronic media for advertising and promotion.

artist's Signature (reQuireD)

Entries will not be processed unless all fees are received. Make check payable to Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center. To pay by credit card:

Name on card acct # exp. date Signature (ReQuiRed)

Visa

Mastercard

date

Entries will not be processed unless all fees are received. Entry Form must be postmarked by January 13, 2012. Questions? Call (315) 255-1553/Email: [email protected]

send to: Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center 205 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY 13021

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center is a multi-arts organization that emphasizes fine arts, architecture and design. The Art Center encourages the work of emerging artists and promotes public participation in and appreciation of the arts through exhibitions, educational programs and other special events designed to reach a diverse audience.

Please visit our website at www.myartcenter.org for more information about the Art Center and a list of our current exhibits and events.

CALL FoR ENTRIES

new DeaDline ­ January 13, 2012

Made In

new DATES:

entry form & images due: jury results mailed:

A juried exhibition open to artists residing in New York State

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exhibit dates: jurors:

January 13, 2012

February 10, 2012

March 31 May 20, 2012

Richard Kegler & Sydney Waller

entrY DeaDline: January 13, 2012 eXHiBit Dates: March 31 - May 20, 2012

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