Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Images of Peace

Deadline: August 6, 2007 (Receive)

Images of Peace
Albert Schweitzer Institute
September 23-October 14, 2007

The Albert Schweitzer Institute invites submissions for a national juried art exhibition entitled Images of Peace. The exhibition will be held in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of Albert Schweitzer’s call for nuclear disarmament. All submitted work should explore the themes of Nuclear Disarmament, World Peace and/or the life and work of Albert Schweitzer.

The Albert Schweitzer Institute is a nonprofit organization that conducts US and international programs that link education, ethics and voluntarism.

Download prospectus and entry form (Adobe PDF)

Eligible Work: All original 2D (including photo) and small 3D work is eligible.
- No digital, video, giclee copies, installation or crafts.
- No artwork that has been commercially reproduced or created under instruction is eligible.
- 2D work maximum 30” in any direction.
- 3D work maximum 24”x10”x10” or 35 pounds.

Entry: One entry per artist submitted on CD in Jpeg format.
- All work must be original and personally executed.
- Artists are STRONGLY encouraged to include an artist’s statement relating to the show’s themes of nuclear disarmament, world peace and/or the life of Albert Schweitzer.
- There is no entry fee.

Curator/Juror: Professor Stephen B. Henderson, head, Art Program, Quinnipiac University

Selection: Work will be selected based upon overall artistic quality and how well it reflects the themes of nuclear disarmament, world peace and/or the life of Albert Schweitzer.

Eligibility: All artists 18 years of age and older living in the United States are eligible.

Sales: All sales will be referred to the artist. The Albert Schweitzer Institute will not collect any commission on sales.

Purchase Prize: The Albert Schweitzer Institute will select the one piece that best portrays the theme of nuclear disarmament, world peace and/or the work of Albert Schweitzer to become part of its permanent collection. The maximum purchase price paid will not exceed $500. Artists must indicate on their entry form if they wish to be considered for the Purchase Prize.