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Together Again

RACINE  |  KENOSHA

Entry Deadline  Nov 29, 2021  |  11:59 pm (Extended)
Exhibition  Feb 2-May 13, 2022
Reception  Feb 6  |  3-6 pm

UW-Parkside is pleased to host Together Again, our second survey of contemporary artists working in Racine and Kenosha, as the kickoff event for our celebration of 10 Years at the Rita Tallent Picken Center for Arts & Humanities. This all-media exhibition will be juried by Shana McCaw, Senior Curator at the Charles Allis Museum, Milwaukee, WI and is open to all artists 18+ living in Racine and Kenosha counties.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS  
There is no application fee

  • Applications must be submitted digitally
  • Applications must include an inventory list (maximum of three works), applicant contact information, and images or video link(s)
  • Images must be submitted as 72 dpi measuring a maximum of 1200 pixels
  • Images must be labeled: lastname_firstname_title.jpg
  • For moving image submissions, send a link to a vimeo file

First Place
$1,000

Second Place
$500

Third Place
$200

EXHIBITION ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS

Contemporary original work in any medium including painting, print, drawing, video, photography, sculpture, digital, new media, or performative projects

Artists are welcome to submit up to three works created between 2018-2021 for consideration

Open to artists 18 and over living in Racine and Kenosha counties

2D work must be ready to hang and all other work must have clear installation instructions. Work with complex installation requirements and/or technology needs must be discussed in advance of installation.

All accepted work must be delivered to The Rita at UW-Parkside between 9:30 am-4 pm on Jan 18 and 19

Nov 29, 11:59 pm | Entries due (Extended)

Dec 16 | Notification of acceptance by email

Jan 18-19, 9:30 am-4 pm | All work delivered to the Fine Arts Gallery, UW-Parkside

Feb 2 | Exhibition Opens

Feb 6, 3-6 pm | Exhibition Reception

May 13  | Exhibition Closes

May 19-20, 9:30 am-4 pm  | Work available for pick up

INSURANCE

Accepted work will be insured while on exhibit, but the University will not be liable for damage or loss in transit. Artists must fill out and return an insurance form for works to be covered under the University’s insurance.

CONDITIONS

Work will not be for sale. Works cannot be removed from exhibition prior to exhibition closing date. Any work requiring an intricate and unusual installation will require the artist to be present to install the work him/herself. The UW-Parkside Gallery reserves the right to refuse any works for misrepresentation or improper packaging. Accepted work must be delivered to the Fine Arts Gallery by specified deadline to ensure inclusion in exhibition. By entering the exhibition, artist grants consent for the use of submitted images to be reproduced for publicity and educational purposes.

Submission is Open

EXHIBITION CONTACT INFO

Colin Matthes, Gallery Director  |  matthes@uwp.edu

About The Juror

  • McCaw-Juror

    Shana McCaw
    Senior Curator
    Charles Allis Art Museum and Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

    Shana McCaw is an artist-curator with over 20 years of experience researching, teaching, and working in the Milwaukee area. She is currently Senior Curator at the Charles Allis Art Museum and Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum. McCaw’s past curatorial projects include curating and directing the Northwestern Mutual Gallery at Cardinal Stritch University; assisting in the design and installation of multiple exhibitions in partnership with the Chipstone Foundation at the Milwaukee Art Museum; teaching 3-D design, sculpture, and domestic field study courses at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and Cardinal Stritch University; and developing an internationally recognized art practice with her husband and collaborator, Brent Budsberg. McCaw and Budsberg received the Mary Nohl Fellowship for Individual Artists in the Established category in 2008 and 2014. They were also awarded residencies in Wendover, UT with the Center for Land Use Interpretation (2012) and in Death Valley, CA with the Goldwell Open Air Museum (2013). McCaw earned her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI in 1999. She currently lives in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood, where her studio is also based.

IMAGE CREDITS from left to right  |  Fall 2018 Award Winners: Christine B Miller (3rd Place)  |  Regina Baker (Honorable Mention)  |  Lisa Marie Barber (1st Place)  |  Gwendolynn C Skaggs  (2nd Place)  |  Jerry Belland (Honorable Mention)

Visit the Together Racine Kenosha Fall 2018 exhibition webpage

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