11 Dec 2019

Competitions Voting Daughters – 100 Years Of Women’s Suffrage

Foundry Art CentreSaint Charles, Missouri, United States

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: January 27, 2020 – The Foundry Art Centre is seeking submissions for “Voting Daughters,” celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.

This exhibition calls on artists, regardless of their gender identity, to comment on the ways women’s voices affect our contemporary landscape. All media and expressions are welcome for submission.

On display from March 20, 2020 to April 24, 2020.

ELIGIBILITY
Open to all artists, 18 years and older, world-wide, both amateur and professional. This includes alternative and traditional artwork.

ENTRY SPECIFICATIONS
A maximum of 3 entries per artists may be submitted for consideration; all media in 2D & 3D forms will be considered. 2D work must be suitably framed with all hardware necessary attached to hang gallery ready. Larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 71” doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height. Any artist with installation or digital works must speak with the Exhibitions Manager to coordinate presentation.

JUROR
Judith Mayer is an American artist and illustrator working in Chicago—born and raised in the Midwest, and the daughter of an immigrant. After working at several design firms, she decided 20 years ago to start her own practice where she creates paintings, illustrations, lettering, design and murals. Mayer’s work is influenced by her years as a graphic designer and her love for mid-century modern and pop art… see more

VENUE
The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic, interactive center dedicated to the creation & presentation of contemporary visual and performing arts. Our mission is to connect people with the arts through exhibitions, studio artists, performances, & education. Featuring a state-of-the-art gallery, the Foundry hosts national and international juried fine art exhibitions and curated traveling exhibitions.

AWARDS
[1] Best in Show awarded a “Going Solo” Exhibition
[2] $150 Juror’s Choice Awards

ENTRY FEE
Artists may submit up to three works for a non-refundable processing fee of $35. Foundry Art Centre members may submit up to three works for a non-refundable fee of $24.

APPLY ONLINE
A maximum of 3 entries per artist may be submitted for consideration.

SALES, LIABILITY, AND INSURANCE
The Foundry Art Centre will retain a 35% commission on all sales directly attributed to the exhibition. Foundry Art Centre provides standard insurance at 50% of retail on all exhibited works while on premises. Artist is responsible for work in transit to and from.

CALENDAR

  • All Entries Due | January 27, 2020
  • Notification of Accepted Work E-mailed | February 21
  • Deadline for Receipt of Shipped Work | March 13
  • Deadline for Hand-Delivered Work | March 15
  • Exhibition Opens | March 20, 2020
  • Opening Reception | Friday, March 20, 5:30 – 8:00pm | FREE & Open to the Public
  • Foundry Art Centre Gallery Hours | Tue – Thu 10 – 8 | Fri – Sat 10 – 5 | Sun 12 – 4
  • Exhibition Closes | April 24, 2020
  • Pick-up of Artwork | April 26
  • Artwork Shipped | Week of May 4

About:
The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic, interactive interdiscplinary arts center dedicated to the creation and presentation of contemporary visual and performing arts. Our mission is to bring together the arts, artists, and everyday people through exhibitions, studio space, performing arts and educational programs. The Foundry serves as a rich cultural resource for the entire region. Featuring a Smithsonian-caliber gallery, the Foundry hosts national and international juried fine art exhibitions and curated traveling exhibitions.

Foundry Art Centre
520 N. Main Center
St. Charles, MO 63301
t: 636-255-0270


Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 01 Jan thru Feb and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales. Opportunity expires in 8 days.

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