9 Feb 2024

Compete Master Pieces : 18th International Call for Works

Manifest Creative Research Gallery Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Manifest Creative Research Gallery

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: March 29, 2024 – The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites current visual art and design graduate students and MFA/MA degree recipients since January 2023 to submit works of art in any media, genre, subject matter, or content, traditional and non-traditional. Exhibit Dates: July 12 – August 9, 2024.

ELIGIBILITY
Master Pieces is open to current MFA/MA students or MFA/MA graduates since January 2023. Also open to PhD candidates. If in doubt of eligibility contact Manifest to inquire. All entries must represent original works of art or design.

Open to any and all traditional and non-traditional visual arts media, genre, subject matter, and content. There is no thematic guideline. Media may include but is not limited to: drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, installation, etc.

HONORARIA
Marking Manifest’s 20th season, each participating exhibitor will receive a $50 honorarium. The honorarium has no strings attached (other than full participation in the relevant exhibit).

GRAND JURY AWARD
For season 20 the new Grand Jury Award format will result in the awarding of $1,000 to one work during each of our nine exhibition periods. This expands our support from one to up to nine artists each year, and allocates 80% more funding to recognize the merits of exhibited works… see more.

JURY & CURATOR
This exhibit will be juried by an anonymous several member panel of professional and academic advisors with a broad range of expertise relative to art and design. The jury will then pass along their recommendations to the exhibit curator who will make the final selections from the jury-approved pool.

PUBLICATION
Manifest Press will produce a high quality hard-cover publication documenting each entire season of exhibits, artists, and works shown. This continues Manifest’s commitment to long-term documentation and dissemination of our projects, and the expansion of physical exhibits into a broader geography and time frame, while also bringing all exhibits together under one cover each year to create a better product which will be more valuable to the public, teachers, libraries, and exhibiting artists.

ENTRY FEE
$25 for one entry, $40 for two to four entries, and $5 per each additional entry.

APPLY ONLINE
Visit Manifest Gallery online to Apply.

SALES
Artworks are not required to be for sale in order to be included in our exhibitions. All work, unless indicated as not for sale (NFS), will be available for sale during exhibit. Manifest Gallery will retain a commission of 30% of the sale price on artwork sold during the exhibition.

INSURANCE
Works will be insured while on gallery premises. Insurance covers theft, vandalism, damage caused by gallery patrons or staff.

DATES

  • March 29 – Deadline to submit
  • June 3 – Notifications sent by email to all entrants by the end of this day. (subject to slight adjustment)
  • June 10 – Hi-res images needed for season annual and PR
  • July 6 – Artwork due to Manifest by this date.
  • July 11 – Special Preview Event (Ticketed, 7-9pm)
  • July 12 – Opening Reception (6-9pm).
  • August 9 – Final Day of Exhibition
  • August – 10-17 Pick-up hand-delivered work
  • August 14 – Schedule shipped artwork for pickup (arranged by artist)

Visit Manifest Gallery online for complete details and to Apply.


About:
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization located in East Walnut Hills in Cincinnati, Ohio. We serve as a venue for the display and experience of insightful, thought provoking art and design, and functions as a hub for creative research and innovation at all levels of artistic endeavor.

Manifest Gallery
2727 Woodburn Avenue
East Walnut Hills
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

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Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Group, In-Kind Benefit, Sales, and Stipend.

Opportunity expires in 26 days.

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