15 Mar 2019

Competitions PaperWest: 2nd National Works on Paper

University of UtahSalt Lake City, Utah, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: July 26, 2019 – Organized by the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Utah, this national competitive juried exhibition will showcase contemporary works on paper by artists throughout the country. The exhibition will take place in the Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

ELIGIBILITY & MEDIA
All artists (18 years and older) residing in the USA are eligible to enter up to 3 original works that are either constructed from paper, or utilize a paper support. Works in Book Arts, Collage, Digital Prints, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking (including Monoprints) and 3D Paper Works are eligible. Works must have been completed in the last two years.

Maximum 2D Paper size: 44 x 30 inches. Max framed size: 50 x 36 inches
Maximum 3D size: 24 x 24 x 24 inches

We will not consider offset reproductions, nor digital reproductions of artwork originally produced in another medium.

JUROR
Judith K. Brodsky is Distinguished Professor Emerita, Visual Arts, Rutgers University and Founding Director (1986) of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, renamed Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions in her honor.

She has held leadership positions in the art world, including as national president of ArtTable, the College Art Association, and the Women’s Caucus for Art (established in 1972).

Brodsky’s work is in over 100 permanent collections including the Library of Congress, London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Fogg Museum, Harvard… see more

AWARDS
A number of awards will be given. Awards in 2017 were $3700.00.

ENTRY FEE
A non-refundable fee of $22.50. The entry fee is used only to cover juror costs, cost of website registration and awards.

APPLY ONLINE
Visit us for complete details and easy online entry.

SALES
Sales will be encouraged and the organizers will put buyers in contact with artists. No commission will be collected on artwork sold through the exhibition.

CALENDAR
Submission deadline: 26th July 2019.
Notification emails: 23rd August 2019.
Accepted works deadline: 20th September 2019.
Exhibition: 7th October – 1st November 2019.
Reception: 6-8pm. 9th October 2019.


About:
The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Utah fosters a dynamic research and learning environment for the study of global art practice, past and present. Our mission is to advance scholarly research and knowledge of art and visual culture within an interdisciplinary framework of diverse theoretical perspectives and methodologies.

University of Utah
Art and Art History Department
375 South 1530 East, Room 161
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0380


Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales. Opportunity expires in 124 days.

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