Saturday, September 19, 2009

Annual Small Works Invitational Exhibition

Deadline: December 4, 2009 (RECEIVE) & (Hand Delivery)

Annual Small Works Invitational Exhibition

Arts West Gallery
Elon University
Elon, NC
December 8, 2009 through February 4, 2010

The Annual Small Works Invitational is an open exhibition that celebrates small works of art from across the country. size must not exceed 100 square inches. Artwork of all mediums are accepted in this exhibition (excluding video). This exhibition grows in scale every year-- All artists that show work in the exhibit will receive an invitation to participate in the following year’s SWI exhibition.

Prospectus of Eligibility: Requirements & Standards
  1. Non-juried exhibition: The Annual Small Works Invitational is a non-juried exhibition with no fees.
  2. Original Works: All entries must be original by living artists 18 years old or older.
  3. No awards
  4. Elon will not handle sales, but will refer interested party to the appropriate artist.
  5. Works Quantity Limit: Each artist may enter a maximum of 5 works.

Show Standards:
  1. Image size may not exceed 100 square inches including optional frame. Frame depth will not be considered.
  2. Each framed entry must be ready to hang with either a wire or single point hardware (such as a single screw eye or a “D” ring on the back). If a frame is not included, t-pins will be used to hang two-dimensional works. Art works will be hung salon style within the gallery.
  3. Sculpture may not exceed 10”x10”x10” including base and must be firmly attached to the base or stand freely if no base is needed. The gallery provides pedestals.
  4. Elon University reserves the right to make curatorial decisions concerning subject matter.
  5. Elon reserves the right to photograph all works for publicity purposes.

Download the prospectus:
SmallWorksInvitationalExhibition [doc]

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