Competitions Coos Art Museum’ Juried Art Exhibition: All Things Salmon
U.S. National Deadline: August 5, 2017 – Coos Art Museum’ announces an open call for artists to enter into our upcoming juried exhibition,’All Things Salmon’, on display October 13, – December 9, 2017.
Open to all artists—painters, sculptors, photographers and printmakers—over 18 years of age. Artists are invited to submit up to three original works of art on any theme related to Salmon, folklore, sport fishing or the Salmon industry.
Entries must have been created within the last 2 years (2015-2017) with an framed size limitation of four (4) feet by eight (8) feet and a weight limitation of 50 pounds.
ELIGIBLE ART MEDIUMS
Allowed with the following criteria:
- Paintings – limitation of 96 inches in any direction – this includes the frame.
- Drawings – limitation of 96 inches in any direction – this includes the frame.
- Hand pulled prints, etchings, serigraphs – limitation of 96 inches in any direction – this includes frame.
- Photography (film or digital) – limitation of 96 inches in any direction – this includes the frame.
- Mixed media – limitation of 96 inches in any direction – this includes the frame.
- Fiber & textiles – wall hangings – limitation of 96 inches in any direction – this includes the frame
- Fiber & textiles – wearable – must supply display device
- Small sculptures – weight limitation of 50 lbs. and 96″ in any direction
- Glass – blown, fused or leaded stained – if suspended, must include a secure hanging or display device
- Turned and carved wood – weight limitation of 50 lbs. and 96″ in any direction
- Jewelry – only if ALL elements were created by the artist
Works selected by jurors from submitted entries will be chosen on the basis of creative excellence and quality of execution. All works must be original and completed within the last two years.
Dr. Deana Dartt-Newton, a native Californian, is of Chumash ancestry. She has spent considerable time in Oregon, particularly Eugene where she received three degrees in anthropology — a bachelors, masters and doctorate — from the University of Oregon. Dartt-Newton had been a curator at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle from 2008 through 2011 while teaching at the University of Washington… see more.
– The winning First Place will receive a cash prize of $1,000.
– The winning Second Place will receive a cash prize of $350.
– The winning Third Place Award will receive a cash prize of $250.
– 4 Honorable Mention ribbons will also be awarded.
Artists may submit up to three (3) entries, with a non-refundable fee of $20 for the first entry and $10 each for the second and third submissions.
Works in the exhibition may be available for sale. Artist agrees to donate 30% of any sale to Coos Art Museum.
“Coos Art Museum is the cornerstone of visual arts on Oregon’s Southern Coast. Through collections, exhibitions and educational programs, we are building an arts and cultural community and promoting the appreciation, understanding and expression of visual art.” Located on the scenic southern Oregon Coast Coos Art Museum is the 3rd oldest art museum in Oregon. CAM traces its roots to the Coos Artist League, active since 1950. In 1982 Coos Art Museum members, acquired and remodeled the old US Post Office building, a historical art deco structure built in 1937. The Museum has six active galleries with over 5,500 sq. feet of display space and a 603 piece Permanent Collection of mid-20th Century and contemporary American art.
Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson Avenue
Coos Bay, OR 97420