CALL FOR ART – NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION

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The Encaustic Art Institute proudly presents

CALL FOR ART
for the second annual

MUSEUM OF ENCAUSTIC ART

NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION

Global Warming is REAL

JULY 14 –  SEPTEMBER 2

Application opens March 10, 2018
Application dates from March 10 – May 13, 2018
Application Fee: $30.00 EAI Members,  $35 non-members
Notification Date: June 11, 2018

Exhibition Reception: Saturday, July 14th – noon to 4:00 pm

Juror – Augustine Romero

Augustine (Gus) Romero was born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado where he studied art and completed a BA in Graphic Design at the University of Southern Colorado. He continued his global education by traveling to Europe, Australia, Central America, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and Mexico. In 1997 he received an MA in Sculpture from New York University. Before Moving to Albuquerque, he taught at Parsons School of Design and participated in numerous New York exhibitions. He is the Gallery Curator for the City of Albuquerque, overseeing the South Broadway Cultural Center and KiMo Galleries. As a curator, Augustine is extremely generous with his time and expertise in helping artists and arts organizations prepare for and present meaningful exhibitions. Many an emerging artist has learned from him. In 2014, he was honored as a Local Treasure by the Albuquerque Art Business Association.

Theme

Global Warming Is REAL. Something that has been on the top of our minds for quite some time. As scientific reports and photos document the changes in our earth’s atmosphere, we become sensitized to how global warming impacts us now and in the future. As global organizations such as 350.org and many others document the scientific facts, we begin to assimilate and personalize the information. Your creative interpretation of your thoughts and feelings through art will be the heart of this exhibition. Go to 350.org and learn about the world’s largest grassroots environmental organization trying to save our planet. It may help articulate your thoughts with your art. There are no parameters to your expression, only that your artwork be current. Juror Augustine Romero will make his selections based on interpretation of the Global Warming is REAL theme as well as the quality of the submitted artwork.

Eligibility/Conditions

This museum exhibition is a National Exhibition, open to all encaustic/wax artists whether they are a member of the Encaustic Art Institute or not. However, any artist who is a member of the Encaustic Art Institute and resides in Canada or Mexico is eligible to enter. The application fee is $30 for current Encaustic Art Institute members, $35 for non-EAI members. Artists may enter up to three images per entry for review. Only one (1) piece per artist may be selected for the exhibition. Maximum size 2-D artwork: 36″ x 36″, for 3-D artwork: 12″ x 12″ x 24″. To apply for this exhibition:

Click HERE to apply for MoEA
National Juried Encaustic/Wax Exhibition.

You will need an EntryThingy account to apply and submit work for this exhibit. To apply, click the link above and log in to your EntryThingy account, then begin entry. If you do not already have an EntryThingy account, click the link above and you will be prompted to create an account, then proceed with entry. A short video on how to create an account and submit your entry is posted at the bottom of the entry page.

To download a copy of this CALL FOR ART, click HERE.

Work in this museum exhibition WILL NOT BE FOR SALE. Artwork will hang in the space within the Encaustic Art Institute building. EAI member work will still be showing (for sale) on the member side of the gallery – separate from the Museum.

Important dates

Deadline for applications:
Sunday, May 13

Notification of winners:
June 11

Deadline for separate gallery label information to be emailed :
5 pm, Thursday, June 21

Deadline for shipped artwork to arrive at Museum:
5 pm, Friday, June 29

Deadline for hand-delivery of artwork:
5 pm, Saturday, June 30

Exhibition Reception:
Saturday, July 14, noon to 4 pm

Museum Exhibition:
July 14 – September 2

Delivery of Art

The deadline for hand-delivery of work is Saturday, June 30th, between 11 and 5 pm. Shipped work must arrive at the Museum before 5 pm on Friday, June 29. Ship artwork to: Museum of Encaustic Art, 632 Aqua Fria, Santa Fe, NM 87501. We are closed on Mondays – plan accordingly – required signature is a good idea at this location. Artists are responsible for paying the return shipping of art, means of return must accompany painting. Return shipping receipts are mandatory – or if shipping via USPS – send postage stamps and include instructions on insurance. The Museum is not responsible for working out shipping arrangements for you, this must be done in advance.

All work must be properly labeled on the back with: title of piece, artist name, address, phone, email address, and please note the name of the exhibition to avoid any confusion. Any artwork without a means to hang it, will not be hung.

Separate gallery label information is to be emailed to: eainm.info@gmail.com by June 21st. Label information should include: artists name, (state, as a two-letter abbreviation) title, medium, and substrate. Click HERE for detailed label information.

Promotion

The Museum of Encaustic Art will advertise the exhibition on the MoEA website, as well as the Encaustic Art Institute website, blog, and EAI Facebook page. Promotion will include art periodicals throughout the region, press releases, articles, reviews will be distributed, and a large ad in “THE” magazine, New Mexico’s best and widely distributed art magazine. Artists are encouraged to advertise their entries on their websites and networks.

MoEA
Museum of Encaustic Art
632 Agua Fria Santa Fe NM 87501
505 989 3283
moeart.org

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