Exhibitions

Enter: Paper/Work: Works on/of Paper Exhibition

PROSPECTUS: Paper/work: Works on/of Paper

CALL FOR ENTRIES

The Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art invites woman identified women artists from throughout the US to submit works on (or made of)  paper for a juried exhibition. The exhibition will be held  at the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Salmon Gallery,  February 4- March 4, 2018. Cash prizes will be awarded and ALWCA will produce a full color catalog.

 JUROR:  Dr. Abigail Yoder is a research assistant at the Saint Louis Art Museum, focusing on modern and contemporary art and works on paper. She earned her PhD from the University of Iowa and specializes in late nineteenth-century French art.

 EXHIBITION VENUE

Salmon Library Gallery, located on the campus of the University of Alabama in Huntsville at 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL.

DATES OF EXHIBITION

February 4-March 3, 2018

ELIGIBILITY

Open to all US women artists 18 years of age and over.

SUBMISSIONS and ARTWORK DIMENSIONS

Artists may submit up to three works per entry. Entries must be original works on or made of paper (except giclées of original work or digital photographs)  Artwork must be no larger 56” in any direction.

ENTRY FEE

WCA members may submit 1-3 images per entry for $25, and non-members may submit 1-3 images per entry for $30.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION

January 2, 2018

HOW TO ENTER

All submissions must be made by January 2, 2018 by 10 pm.  To enter, proceed to http://alwca.org/exhibitions/ Prepare the following ready to upload: All images must be 300 dpi.  Provide a short biography/artist statement, no longer than 350 words.

NAME YOUR FILE

Your Name.Title of Work (example: Baldwin.The River)

SALES OF ART

Sale of art is optional. A 40% commission will go to ALWCA for any artworks sold. All works sold must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition. When a work is sold, ALWCA will process the sale and provide the artist with the 60% balance when the sale is final, and the work has been delivered to the purchaser.

DELIVERY OF ARTWORK

Artwork will be delivered between Jan 29th &  Feb 2, 2018. We recommend using FedEx Return Label if you are unable to deliver the artwork in person.

 INSTALLATION OF ARTWORK

The ALWCA exhibition committee will install all artwork. If your work has any special display requirements, please include hardware and instructions with work.

PICK UP OF ARTWORK

Artwork will be picked up in person on march 13th & 14th. If you used FedEx Return Label, we will ship your artwork back to you. Any artwork not picked by March 30 will become the property of ALWCA.

INSURANCE AND LIABILITY

Insurance is neither provided nor required for this exhibition. The gallery and ALWCA carry no liability insurance and cannot be liable for any theft or damage to works of art.

AGREEMENT AND RELEASE

By submitting an entry online, the Artist confirms that they have read and and agree to the conditions set forth in this prospectus for Paper/Work. Permission is granted to ALWCA to use images of artwork accepted into the exhibition for publicity purposes. One or more artworks may be chosen for the cover design or invitation for the exhibition. They may also be featured on www.alwca.org or www.nationalwca.org. Artists agree to allow reproduction of their digital files and/or photograph taken of their art for educational, publicity, and archival purposes.  The Artist hereby releases and discharges representatives, employees, and volunteers of Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art and the University of Alabama in Huntsville from any and all claims occasioned by loss or damages of said work while in possession of Salmon Library Gallery.

ABOUT ALABAMA WOMEN’S CAUCUS FOR ART (ALWCA)

The Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art is a chapter of the National Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) organization.  WCA was established with the College Art Association in 1972, with the mission to create community through art, education, and social activism and to promote women’s contributions to the arts.