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31st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition
31st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition
McNeese State University/Dept. of Visual Arts
4205 Ryan St.
Lake Charles, LA 70609


Entry Deadline: 2/12/18
Application Closed

REQUIREMENTS:

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

Entry Fee (31st Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition): $35.00

JUROR

Benjamin Hickey, Curator of Collections and Exhibitions

Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, Louisiana

 

CALENDAR 2018

February 9......Deadline for receiving all entry submissions

February 23...Notification of acceptance

March 15........Deadline for receipt of accepted works

March 22........Opening reception (6 to 8 p.m.)

May 10...........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.

Entries are submitted using the CaFÉ™ website (callforentry.org). You may prep your materials in advance by following these specifications below.

File Format: JPEG or JPG

File dimension: 1,200 pixels or larger on the longest side.

File size: 5 MB maximum

 

ENTRY FEE

A non-refundable entry fee of $35 is charged each entrant. This fee entitles the artist to a maximum of three entries.

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

March 22 - May 10, 2018

Awards will be announced at the opening reception March 22.

Accepted artworks required to remain in the Grand Gallery for the duration of the exhibition.

 

DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK

Please ship work to:

31st 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 15.

• 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 12-15 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).

 

RETURN OF ACCEPTED WORKS

Return of artwork begins:...May 14

Hand delivery pick up:.........May 17 (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.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

McNeese State University, Department of Visual Arts

Exhibition Coordinator: Heather Ryan Kelley

Phone: 337-475-5060 (office), 337-475-5927 (fax)

Email: hkelley@mcneese.edu

Mailing address:

31st Annual McNeese National

Works on Paper Exhibition

McNeese State University/Dept. of Visual Arts

 4205 Ryan St.

Lake Charles, LA 70609

 

CATALOG

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

 

OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday, March 22, 6 to 8 p.m.

Juror’s gallery talk & awards presentation, 7 p.m. in Grand Gallery, Shearman Fine Arts Annex

 

LOGO ARTWORK

(c) 2016 Marco Hernandez, Volando Arriba del Caracol, etching, 7 x 7 inches