Call for Entries – FCP North American Juried Print Exhibition

 

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Calendar:
Entry Deadline EXTENDED to Friday, September 15
Email Notification of Results: Friday, September 18
Shipping Deadline: All works must arrive by Thursday, October 2nd
Opening Reception: Juror Lecture at 5:00 pm, Oct. 5, with opening reception immediately following

Full Court Press North American Juried Print Exhibition will be held in Texas A & M-Corpus Christi’s Islander Art Gallery (4024 Weber Rd)  as part of the Full Court Press Printmaking Symposium. This event, held Wednesday, October 4 – Saturday, October 7, 2017, is an opportunity for students and faculty from Texas universities and neighboring institutions to convene in Corpus Christi in celebration of this expansive medium, to share images and ideas, and make valuable and lasting connections.

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Contact: Artists may contact Ryan O’Malley with questions: 307-399-6658, or email ryan.omalley@tamucc.edu.

Jury Panel: Margaret Simpson and Tom Druecker of Slugfest Printmaking Workshop and Gallery, Austin TX

Margaret Simpson and Tom Druecker established Slugfest in the 1996. Margaret Simpson has an MFA in Printmaking from Massachusetts College of Art. Tom Druecker has an MFA in Printmaking from the University of Texas in Austin. Both artists taught lithography at the University of Texas in Austin. They have received further training in lithography from the Tamarind Institute and in intaglio from Rutgers University and Crown Point Press.

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Eligibility: Artists age 18+ living in the USA, Canada and Mexico may enter. Entries must be original works on/of paper completed within the last 2 years. Failure to comply with submission guidelines may disqualify your entry. Entry fee is non-refundable.

Media: Open to all traditional and experimental hand pulled printmaking mediums. Digital printing is acceptable as an element of hand pulled prints. No giclee/inkjet prints, high quality copies or offset lithograph prints.

Size Limitation: Framed works must not exceed 60 inches in either direction.

Format: Works are juried from digital images submitted online. Artists may submit one image for each work of art.

Online Entry Form: We are partnering with our good friends at K Space Contemporary to administer the jurying process. It is an automatic function of the entry form service to request your artist statement and resume. Jurors will only review your artwork, so just type in “coming soon” in those spaces.

Notice: Notice of acceptance or denial is emailed to the address in MY PROFILE in this Entry (Entrythingy) System. Click MY PROFILE to update your contact information. Accepted works are also posted online at www.kspacecontemporary.org.

Awards: $1500 in Cash awards for the top 3 works (Best of Show, 2nd, 3rd Places) selected after the show is installed. Best of Show will also receive a solo exhibition at Slugfest Gallery during PrintAustin 2018. Honorable Mentions and Special Vendor Prizes from Gamblin Artist Colors, Takach Paper and E.C. Lyons Company will be given at the Jurors’ discretion.

Sales: Full Court Press collects payment and retains 40% commission on sales. INCLUDE GALLERY COMMISSION when pricing your work. The price & label information that you type into the online entry form is the label info to be displayed with your work.

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Entry Fee is Non-Refundable: $30 for up to 3 works of art. Each additional piece is $5. Entry fee may be paid online through PayPal or by mailing a check or money order payable to K Space Contemporary. Paying via PayPal through the online system automatically completes your submission.

To Pay Entry Fee by Check or Money Order, close out of the entry system once you have added all of your images. Do not click the PayPal button. Your entry remains in the system as “Not Submitted” and KSC will manually correct your entry status to “Submitted” when payment is received. Mail entry fee to K Space Contemporary, P.O. Box 545, Corpus Christi, TX 78403. Mailed entry fees must be postmarked by Sept. 8th.

Selected Works: Full Court Press reserves the right to reject works not represented accurately in the juried image, and works that arrive damaged, late, are poorly constructed or poorly presented (dirty mats, warped frames, etc.).

Framing Requirements: Works must be properly prepared for exhibition with wire securely attached. Shipped works with glazing must use Plexi-glass or equivalent, (no glass).

Shipping: All shipping costs and liability for damage are the responsibility of the artist. Accepted works must be shipped via UPS or FedEx in reusable containers. Hand Delivered and Shipped works must arrive at TAMUCC by the date noted in the calendar.

Ship to: UNIVERSITY GALLERIES c/o Dr. Laura Petican, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Center for the Arts, 6300 Ocean Dr, Unit 5721, Corpus Christi TX 78412-5721

Insurance: Works are not insured while on display. The gallery is climate controlled and protected by a security system. TAMUCC takes precautions to protect the artwork at all times but will not be responsible for loss or damage. We recommend that you insure your work if you so choose.