Call for Submissions The Art of Time
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International Deadline: February 28, 2017 – The National Watch and Clock Museum issue a call for artists for the upcoming exhibition ‘The Art of Time’.
The National Watch and Clock Museum was officially opened to the public in 1977 with fewer than 1,000 items. Since that time, the collection has increased to almost 13,000 items. Today, the museum is recognized as the largest and most comprehensive horological collection in North America.
This exhibit invites artists to create their own artistic interpretations of an object within the museum’s collection using any medium they are comfortable with. Artists are encouraged to be as creative as they would like in creating works of artistically inspired pieces by either visiting the museum or viewing the entire museum collection online.
Open to artists and students working in all media.
This exhibit will be located in the special exhibit gallery in the museum. The space is approximately 450 square feet. Twelve exhibit display cases (25” x 16”) are available for works needed to be protected under glass. Artists are welcome to visit the museum and study the object in person before submitting their work. Please email curator Kim Jovinelli at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
There is no entry fee.
ENTRY – Download Application
Deadline for submission: Received by February 28th, 2016. No exceptions.
- Please submit up to two (2) works.
- Each artist must include a brief artist statement (no longer than two paragraphs) and a resume as word documents or pdf.
- If submitting a digital file, the jpeg file name should correlate with the entry form. You may include up to 3 detailed images of the work.
- Return the completed entry form with your submissions. Discs will not be returned.
SELECTION & INSTALLATION OF EXHIBIT
Accepted artists will be notified by phone or email. You can call to verify submission status. All work must be in good condition and ready for installation. Artists are responsible for assisting with installation of works which require special attention or extensive demands of time.
The National Watch and Clock Museum reserves the right to change the content of the exhibit, including the removal of artwork.
DELIVERY OF WORK
The time of delivery and installation of artwork will be arranged with each participating artist after notification of acceptance. Artists or artists’ galleries are responsible for shipping and delivery of works, including transfer insurance if needed, as well as the retrieval of work at the end of the exhibit. Please do not submit works that have already been sold.
Each accepted artist will receive a loan agreement. Artwork will be insured once received by the National Watch and Clock Museum for the duration of the exhibit and installation/de-installation periods.
The National Watch and Clock Museum
514 Poplar Street
Columbia, PA 17512