Sunday, August 19, 2012

Call for Arts: Juried WCA Members Exhibition from NH Chapter (deadline 11/9)

 A Juried Exhibition
hosted by the Women's Caucus for Art
New Hampshire Chapter
for
WCA chapter and at-large members from the
Northeast Region

February 5 - March 15, 2013
Karl Drerup Art Gallery
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, New Hampshire

Opening Reception:
Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 4-7 pm
An exploration of women's primal and instinctive ferocity, a source of deep power and protectiveness. The Karl Drerup Art Gallery and the Women's Caucus for Art/New Hampshire Chapter present artwork by WCA artists from the Northeast Region addressing questions of women's wild strength:When, how and why do we access our feelings of our inner wild animal? How does our current culture embrace/reject ferocity in women?

JUROR: Saisha M. Grayson, Assistant Curator, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art,Brooklyn Museum.
ENTRY DEADLINE 
Friday, November 9, 2012
Online entries through Entrythingy.com
 
Eligibility: WCA members in good standing from the Northeast Region, including chapter and at-large members from New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Membership for 2013 must be paid in order for artwork to be included in the show. To join WCA, go to http://nationalwca.org and click on Membership.

Requirements: 
. Entry fee: $20
. Commission: None
. Insurance:  Yes, with PSU's consignment form only 
. Up to 3 pieces per artist (details allowed, see prospectus)
. Media can be 2D, 3D, or installation (no video)
. Size: must fit through a standard door
. Artist Statement:  If your work is accepted, you will be required to submit a statement (up to 250 words, i.e. 1 or 2 paragraphs) about each accepted piece to be used as a wall didactic. You will also need to submit your artist statement and resume to be placed in a binder in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition. 
  
To Enter:  
Simply visit our great new website at www.wcanh.org,
go to Exhibitions, then scroll down on right under Exhibitions Calendar to GROWL. Click on prospectus, print a copy and keep it. To enter the show, click on the link for Entrything.com and follow the directions in the prospectus.  Use the login on left to create your password or enter your existing Entrythingy user name and password, then continue with My Entries at top right.

Questions?  Contact Marcia Santore atmarcia@marciasantore.com
IMPORTANT DATES:

  • Friday, November 9, 2012: Entry deadline
  • Friday, December 7, 2012: Artist notification by email
  • Friday, February 1, 2013: Drop off at Karl Drerup Art Gallery or ship to by February 1 (see prospectus for details).Shipped artwork must include a prepaid return shipping label (UPS or FedEx ground).
  • Tuesday, February 5, 4-7 pm: Opening Reception
  • Saturday, March 16, 2013: Artwork picked up or shipped back 
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