Exhibition: April 1 – July 19, 2013
Juror: John Hitchcock, Professor, Art Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of Hybrid Press.
Online application deadline for Juried Art Services: January 24, 2013. Click here to apply.
Notification to Artists by February 7, 2013
Artwork due on campus March 1, 2013. UW-Parkside Gallery, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha WI, 53141-2000
The competition is open to all living artists 18 years of age and older living in the United States.
Only works that measure no larger than 18 inched in any dimension (including mat and/or support) will be accepted for exhibition. Works will be exhibited under glass and without frames. Original fine art prints completed in the past two years are eligible. Print type: collograph, digital, engraving, intaglio, letterpress, linoprint, mono print, screen print, woodcut, other [no photographic prints].
Artists may submit up to 4 entries, each piece can be no larger than 18" in any dimension.
$35 entry fee. Artists are responsible for shipping their works to the gallery. All works must be delivered in lightweight containers that will be used to return the works to the artist. UW-Parkside Gallery covers the cost of returning artwork.
SALES AND LIABILITY
Prints may be "for sale" or NFS. For prints that sellâ€”the UW-Parkside Gallery deducts a twenty percent donation that is used to support gallery educational programs or scholarships. Upon acceptance, UW-Parkside retains the right to reproduce jpegs, regardless of copyright, for promotional or education purposes only. Artworks are insured while they are on university property (with a $500 deductible). Artists must fill out insurance forms and deliver them digitally or via US post by February 22, 2013 to have their artworks covered by campus insurance. UW-Parkside is not responsible for damages that occur during shipping. Parkside is not responsible for artworks sent to the gallery without the proper insurance form completed. Artists are responsible for shipping costs to the gallery; UW-Parkside will pay shipping costs to return works within the US only. Upon receipt of accepted works, UW-Parkside Gallery retains the right to refuse any works for misrepresentation or improper packaging.
SELECTION AND AWARDS
Entries are reviewed anonymously by our juror, John Hitchcock, Professor, Art Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of Hybrid Press. Works are chosen on the basis of quality and individual artistâ€™s mastery of the medium and the expressive qualities of the artwork without preference toward any particular style or technique. Artists are notified of acceptance, and upon selection, are given shipping instructions and an insurance form. Awards are selected by the juror and are announced at the opening reception. $1,000 Grand Prize award, two $250 Awards of Merit. A color catalogue is produced for the Parkside National Small Print Exhibition.