Friday, July 27, 2007

4th Annual Art/Literary Competition

COMPETITION




Theme: Communicating Universal Peace Through your Sculpture, Painting, and Poetry

Entry Deadline: August 28, 2007


Grand Prize Award for Sculpture Only: cover photo with a feature article.






First Place Award for Sculpture, Painting & Poetry: each one a feature article with photos.




Second Place Award for Sculpture, Painting & Poetry: each one a short article with photos.



Third Place Award for Sculpture Only: Artist's Profile and photos in

Creative Wisdom, our Online E-zine.



ELIGIBILITY
  • Open to artists over 18. Student work/class-instructed work NOT eligible.
  • Please submit images of original works created since January 2006.
  • Works previously featured in articles in SP since January 2006 are NOT eligible.
  • Employees, associates, or immediate families of SP and Hammer & Pen Productions may not enter.
  • Sculptural Pursuit reserves the right to reject without notification work that does not meet this publication's standards. This includes sexually suggestive or explicit works, graphic language, ethnic slurs, or expletives.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
  • Enter only high-quality digital images on a PC Platform CD accompanied by an SP Entry Form. The entry form can be downloaded here and will be available in the July 2007 issue of SP.
  • Submit a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 images in sculpture and/or painting. Submit a separate entry form for each category. Images for each category may be placed on one CD. Number and title each CD image to match the information of the entry form (include artist's name, title, medium, and size).
  • Entry Fees: A credit card number, expiration date, and signature, or a check made out to Hammer & Pen Productions, or a money order for the required jury fee of $35 for subscribers and $50 for non-subscribers (in U.S. funds, drawn on a U.S. bank) Must accompany your entry.
  • CDs will not be returned without a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope with sufficient postage.
  • Sculptural Pursuit will not be responsible for the loss or damage of any CDs submitted to the competition.
  • Incomplete entry forms, insufficient fees, and late entries will be disqualified.
  • Do not call to see if your entry arrived. We do not confirm receipt of individual entries.

DIGITAL REQUIREMENTS

Image files must be taken, scanned in, and saved at 300 DPI, as JPEG or TIFF files, in a minimum 10" x 13" format, on a PC platform CD. The CD must open on a PC computer. Please DO NOT send images taken at a low resolution and changed in Photoshop to a higher DPI or larger print size. To be selected as a winner, high quality, professional images are necessary for magazine publication quality.

JURORS

Entries will be pre-judged by the editorial board of Sculptural Pursuit. All award winners will be selected by a panel of art professionals. Only properly prepared entries with high-quality images will be viewed and judged. The decision of the jurors is final.

NOTIFICATION

All winners will be notified by November 1, 2007 and presented in the Spring January 2008 issue of Sculptural Pursuit magazine. Winners will be listed in the December 2007 issue of CREATIVE WISDOM, our online free monthly Ezine publication. Non-winning entrants will be individually notified of the results. Your cancelled check or credit-card charge will be notification for receipt of your entry.

MAIL ENTRY

Mail CD postmarked no later than August 28, 2007 with a minimum of 3 and maximum of 6 images per category, accompanied by a completed, clearly printed entry form to: Art/Literary Competition, Hammer & Pen Productions, PO Box 749, Littleton, CO 80160. Application form and more info at <http://www.sculpturalpursuit.com/>.


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