9 Apr 2018

Competitions Small Works: 41st Harper College National Juried Exhibition

Harper CollegePalatine, Illinois, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: June 15, 2018 – Harper College’s annual Small Works national juried exhibition highlights work selected from entries by artists from across the country. The show features a wide array of media, ranging from photography and prints to painting and sculpture.

All artists age 18 and over living in the United States  are eligible. In its largest dimension, artwork must be 24 inches or less, including frame if applicable. All media are eligible, excluding jewelry and film/video. Only work created within the last three years is eligible.

Works may weigh no more than 45 pounds. Work that requires special installation or instructions will NOT be accepted.

Leah Kolb is the Curator of Exhibitions at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA). She worked closely with Senior Curator Emeritus Richard Axsom for several years as MMoCA’s Associate Curator, prior to being promoted to her current position in June 2017. Together, Kolb and Axsom undertook their last curatorial collaboration at MMoCA with the traveling exhibition Frank Stella Prints: A Retrospective (2016) and the accompanying publication “Frank Stella: Prints: A Catalogue Raisonné.” They continue working together remotely on a catalogue raisonné of Terry Winters’ prints and drawings, slated to be published in 2020. Kolb’s recent curatorial interests are focused on projects with contemporary artists who address complex sociopolitical issues… see more

Purchase awards may be available for accepted work. Accepted artists may be selected for a solo show at Harper College.

In conjunction with the Small Works exhibition, a color catalog will be produced. Each participating artist will receive catalogs by mail after the exhibition closes.

One $35 nonrefundable fee entitles each artist to submit up to three entries.

Visit us online for complete details and easy online entry. All Small Works entries will be judged from digital files.

Selected artists announcement will be posted by July 13, 2018

Harper College will not retain commission on sales.

6/15: Entry deadline
7/13: Jury notification posted on website
7/24: Deadline for artwork to be received
8/27 – 9/27 Exhibition at Harper College

Harper College
1200 West Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067

For more information about Small Works, contact us by email at: smallworks@harpercollege.edu

Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, Exhibition – Solo, Publication, Purchase, and Sales.

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