Plates, Platters and Nothing Else Matters 2018- National Juried Competition
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences,
120 Long Beach Blvd.,
Loveladies, NJ 08008
Entry Deadline: 6/15/18
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $35.00
Plates, Platters; Nothing Else Matters
The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce a call to enter our “Plates, Platters and Nothing Else Matters” exhibition, a National Juried Competition of ceramic works. The deadline for submission is June 1st, 2018. Our juror, Roberto Lugo, will select approximately 80 works for exhibition. The juror will award a prize of $500 to the artist whose work earns first place, $300 for second place and $200 for third place. There will be an additional $1,000 “Muddies” prize. The winners will be posted on our website following the reception, where the prizes will be awarded. You do not have to be present to receive the award. The competition and exhibition is open to emerging as well as established artists. Please refer to the exhibition guidelines for complete details.
Important Dates: Friday, June 15th, 2018 Deadline for entries on:
Artists will be notified of acceptance via email by June 29th. Work must be delivered to the LBIF by Thursday July 19th and must include a return postage label.
Juror: Roberto Lugo
About the Exhibition:
Artists 18 years and older, residing in the USA, are eligible. Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters include three-dimensional works that are composed of primarily ceramic materials. Works exceeding 12 inches (longest dimension), that are to be displayed on the wall must be securely wired for hanging. Entries must have been created within the last two years and not previously shown at LBIF.
Installations: An “installation” may not exceed 6 ft in width and 7 ft in height in its entirety. The installation must be securely wired for wall hanging. You must specify that it is an installation on your application.
Singular Plates/Platters or a set of Plates/Platters: Works should not exceed 3 feet in width and 3 feet in height, and not exceed in 25 lbs. If you are submitting a set of plates, please specify the number of plates that are in the set. Please be aware that all pieces in a set may not be put on display. The LBIF will label the work properly to specify the number of pieces within the set. Please specify if commissioned work is desired. Please do not submit work that has a retail value over $10,000.00
Submitted work must be available for the duration of the exhibition. ALL WORKS MUST BE FOR SALE. The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences will retain a 40% commission of the purchase price on all works sold or commissioned during the exhibition.
Work submitted must be prepared for hanging, professionally presented, and able to be presented on the wall or on a shelf (if less than 12 inches in diameter).
Artists must provide return postage for their works, and/or their UPS or FedEx account number.
Deadline for Submission: Friday, June 15th, 2018
About the Exhibition:
Friday, June 15, 2018 Deadline for submission (online via CaFE) for entry applications.
IMAGE SIZE FOR ENTRY:
Please follow the instructions of CaFE for further specifications.
Please submit only work that will be available at the time of the exhibition and will remain for its entirety. No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition. No pricing changes will be allowed after acceptance. Work that is copied or done under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible. Entries must not have been previously exhibited at LBIF. Please refer to the prospectus for full details regarding eligibility, deadlines, awards and details posted on the LBIF website: