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30th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition


Entry Deadline: 2/20/17
Application Closed

REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3

Entry Fee (30th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition): $35.00

30th ANNUAL McNEESE NATIONAL
WORKS ON PAPER EXHIBITION

Juror: Gia Hamilton, Director, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans

CALENDAR 2017
February 20 Deadline for receiving all entry submissions
March 10 Notification of acceptance
March 24 Deadline for receipt of accepted works
April 6 Opening reception (6 to 8 p.m.)
May 12 Exhibition concludes

AWARDS
$3,000 will be available for the purchase of works for the
McNeese State University Works On Paper Permanent Collection.

MEDIA SPECIFICATIONS
Work in any medium using paper as a component part is
eligible. Artwork, including frame, should not exceed 40” in any dimension.

ELIGIBILITY
Open to all artists living in the United States. All artwork should be original and completed in the last two years.

PRESENTATION
Accepted artwork must be suitable for formal gallery presentation as well as the rigors of packaged shipping.

ENTRIES
Artists may submit no more than three entries. Each entry must be individually labeled with artist’s name, title, primary medium, presentation size, year completed and price.
OPTION #1: Entries can be entered using the CaFÉ™ website (callforentry.org). You can prep your materials in advance by following these specifications below.
File Format: JPEG only
File dimension: No larger than 1920 pixels on the longest side.
File resolution: 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution)
File size: 5 MB maximum
OPTION #2: Entries on compact disc should be sent with the completed signed entry form via postal carrier to:
McNeese State University/Dept. of Visual Arts
Box 92295
Lake Charles, LA 70609

ENTRY FEE
A non-refundable entry fee of $35 is charged each entrant. This fee entitles the artist to a maximum of three entries. Check or money order should be made out payable to McNeese State University. Credit card payments are accepted using the CaFÉ™ website. Entries will be marked complete upon receipt of payment.
The prospectus may be copied or downloaded from:
www.mcneeseartonline.org

EXHIBITION
April 6 - May 12, 2017
Awards will be announced at the opening reception April 6.
Accepted artworks required to remain in the Grand Gallery for the duration of the exhibit.

DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK
Please ship work to:
30th Annual McNeese National Works On Paper Exhibition
McNeese State University/Dept. of Visual Arts
4205 Ryan St., Lake Charles, LA 70609
• Works must be received by March 24, 2017
• C.O.D. deliveries will not be accepted
• All accepted works must include PrePaid Return Shipping Label
• Late or damaged shipments will be returned collect
• Works must be shipped in reusable packing cartons
• NO PACKING POPCORN
• Hand deliveries accepted March 29 - 30, 2017 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
RETURN OF ACCEPTED WORKS
Return of artwork begins: May 16, 2017
Hand delivery pick up: May 19, 2017 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

LIABILITY
All reasonable care will be given to objects in the custody of the Department of Visual Arts. Works are insured while on exhibition in the Grand Gallery. The Department of Visual Arts cannot assume responsibility for the damage or deterioration incurred before or after exhibition, or for possible loss in transit.

SALES & REPRODUCTION
While no commission will be charged on Purchase Prize Awards, a 40 percent commission will be charged on all other artists’ sales by the Grand Gallery. The exhibition committee reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries in press releases, catalog and on the website.

CATALOG
Each entrant will receive a copy of the exhibition catalog. Additional catalogs may be obtained at the cost of $2.50.

CONTACT INFORMATION
McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts
Exhibition Coordinator: Heather Ryan Kelley
Phone: 337-475-5060 (office), 337-475-5927 (fax)
Email: mcneeseworksonpaper.@mcneese.edu
Mailing address:
30th Annual McNeese National Works On Paper Exhibition
McNeese State University/Dept. of Visual Arts
4205 Ryan St., Lake Charles, LA 70609