Thursday, July 21, 2011

Call for Artists: Made - New Hope Arts

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1st Annual Fine Contemporary Artisans Show

New Hope Arts Center, 2 Stockton Ave., 2nd Floor, New Hope PA 18938
Located between New York and Philadelphia on the Delaware River. New Hope is an arts destination.

Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all artisans working in Glass, Metal, Jewelry, Fiber, Paper and Ceramics. Innovative and non-traditional works are encouraged. All works must be for sale and suitable for installation. New Hope Arts retains a 35% commission on all sales.

Jurors: Jurors consider works based on artistic excellence and aesthetic vision. A prize will be awarded in each category.

Paula Winokur is a ceramic artist, receiving a BFA from Tyler School Art. Now Professor Emerita, she taught ceramics and 3-D design at Arcadia University and has been awarded grants from the NEA and the PA Council on the Arts. Her work is in numerous collections nationally and internationally. She was connected with the Helen Drutt Gallery for 30 years.

Karen Misher is a practicing artist and Associate Professor at Arcadia University. She
holds a post-baccalaureate certificate in metalsmithing and a MFA in sculpture from the University of the Arts. She has a BFA in Printmaking and Graphic Design from Arcadia University and exhibits her work locally at the Works Gallery.

Marketing: New Hope Arts will actively market the exhibition through local and regional media.

Submission: Each artist may submit 5 pieces for consideration. In addition to the primary image, artists may submit a second view or detail. Images should be in unaltered .jpeg format, 800x800 pixel maximum per image. All CDs must be accompanied by an application form, current resume, artist statement and a $20.00 nonrefundable check made out to New Hope Arts. The artist’s name should appear on the disc only, and the order of the images must correspond to the list on the application form. Discs will not be returned and images of accepted work may be used by New Hope Arts for publicity and marketing purposes.

Delivery: Artists are responsible for delivering and picking up work. Artists are also responsible for
shipping fees to and from exhibition. Specifics will be included with the acceptance notice. Insurance: All work is insured for the duration of the show.

Application Deadline: Postmarked September 2, 2011

Acceptance Notification: September 10, 2011 by email

Artwork Delivery: September 23, 24, 25, 2011, 12-5 pm

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: October 8, 2011, 6-8 pm

Exhibition Dates: October 8-30, 2011, Thursday-Sunday, 12-5

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