GATHERING: Contemporary Glass from the Heartland
Indiana Glass Arts Alliance
920 West Main Street,
Greenwood, IN 46142

(PLEASE NOTE: If you are paying the entry fee by check, it must be mailed and postmarked by July 31st, 2013. Please mail checks to the address listed above.)

Event Dates: 10/19/13 - 12/7/13
Entry Deadline: 7/31/13
Application Closed


Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6

Entry Fee (Artist may submit three works of art. You may include two images for each work, if needed.): $35.00

The exhibition is open to the public beginning October 19th until December 7th, 2013. The Artist's Reception & Awards Presentation (by invitation) will be on Saturday, October 19th from 2pm until 5pm (ET) at the Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery.

Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery
2300 South Washington Street
Kokomo, IN 46904-9003

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-4pm
Wednesday, 10am-8pm
Saturday, 12pm-4pm
All times are ET.
Special times for artwork drop-off and pick-up may be scheduled by appointment.

The Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery is located on the IU Kokomo campus. The gallery displays artwork by local, regional, national, and international artists. Exhibition space is secured with an alarm system and a gallery attendant is on site at all times.

Artists compete for $2500 in total cash awards. The Best in Show Award winner will additionally receive the opportunity to be exhibited at Riley Galleries located in Cleveland, OH. This gallery is owned by one of the exhibition's jurors, Tom Riley.

TOM RILEY: For 30 years, Riley Galleries located in Cleveland, OH, has been on a search for highly resolved timeless forms of museum quality. Tom Riley, owner of Riley Galleries, has learned that it is more about form than medium. Throughout his career the medium of glass has been his gallery's main focus. He has been privileged to participate in the SOFA Chicago and GlassWeekend programs from their inception.

M. SEAN MERCER: M. Sean Mercer received his BFA from Kent State University, and holds an MFA in glass and sculpture from Bowling Green State University. Since the Fall of 2000, he has been the head of the Glass Program at Kent State University, his alma mater. His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and is represented in numerous private and public collections, including the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY.

A $35 non-refundable entry fee is required to submit up to three works of art.

The juried exhibition is open to any artist who is at least 18 years old and has a connection to the Region by birth, residency or schooling (from a degree granting institution), but does not need to be currently residing in the Region.
All artwork must be produced by the submitting artist and completed in the past two years. All artwork should use glass as its main medium. If artwork is mixed media then 50% or more must include glass. Subject matter must be appropriate for viewing by audiences of all ages in a setting open to the general public.

1. Fee: A $35 non-refundable entry fee entitles the artist to submit up to three works of art.

2. Artwork Digital Images: Up to two images per artwork may be submitted. The second image may be a detail of the artwork.

Digital images of artwork submitted must be a non-altered representation of the actual works to be considered for exhibition. IGAA reserves the right to decline artwork if it does not closely resemble original digital image(s) submitted to the jurors.

3. Artwork Limitations: The artwork must be no larger than 48” in width measured horizontally. Sculptures should not exceed 11ft in height due to gallery space.

4. Artwork Acceptance: Only artists with accepted artwork will be notified by email on or after Monday, August 18th. After acceptance into the exhibition, no artwork substitutions will be allowed. No accepted artwork may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition. Detailed information regarding shipping or hand-delivering artwork along with an invitation to the Artist's Reception will be included in the email notification. Awards will be announced and presented at the Artist's Reception.

5. Sales: All artwork will be available for purchase unless designated “not for sale” (NFS) in the entry form. Price of artwork may not be changed after it has been entered. IU Kokomo Art Gallery will process transactions and subtract a 40% commission fee which includes a 10% commission going to IGAA. Purchased artwork must remain in the show until December 7th, 2013. Payment to the artist on any sale will occur 4-6 weeks after the exhibition closes.

6. Delivery & Pickup: Delivery and pick-up of the artwork will be the responsibility of the artist. All artwork should be delivered to the IU Kokomo Gallery between October 8-11, 2013, The artist may choose to either personally drop off and pick-up the work during gallery hours (or other times by appointment) or ship their work to the gallery. If the artwork is shipped and the artist would like the piece returned in the same fashion the artist must pay for the return shipping. After the exhibition, all artwork is to be picked up December 10-12, 2013 or by appointment. To schedule pickup, please email or call 765-455-9523. Any work not picked up 30 days after the end of the show will become property of the IU Kokomo Art Gallery.

Ship to:
Indiana University Kokomo
Art Gallery: IGAA Show
2300 S Washington St.
Kokomo, IN 46904

Attn: Susan Skoczen-Southard

Please supply detailed installation instructions, if needed. Each artwork should include a sheet with your name and a contact phone number.

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