Friday, July 09, 2010

MYSELF: Sheppard Gallery

Deadline: August 9, 2010 (RECEIVE)

Sheppard Gallery

University of Nevada
Reno, NV
January 18 – February 18, 2011

A call for submissions for a group exhibition with catalogue entitled MYSELF.

THEME and EXHIBITION DETAILS: This exhibition will explore the widest possible definition of the term “self-portrait” as it applies to all forms of contemporary art and experimental media. The exhibition will be curated and organized by Gallery Director Marjorie Vecchio, while catalogue co-essayists in conversation include Joy Garnett and Mira Schor. Chelsea Otakan will design the catalogue.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all visual/multi-media artists, preferably without gallery representation (though those with representation will be considered) working in any 2D, 3D and 4D media including painting, mixed-media, drawing, printmaking, fiber, textiles, photography, sculpture, text, video, ceramics, film, graphics, sound, music, installation, performance, etc. All works submitted must be available for the duration of the show. Some projectors, monitors, and other technical equipment are available, please include in your submission which equipment you can provide or which you require. Artists must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

FEE: There is no submission fee.

IMAGE SUBMISSION: Artists may submit up to ten (10) images/works for consideration on either a CD or in digital print format of 8”x10”. If submitting performance, sound, multi-media, video etc, please include up to 10 minutes on a DVD that is readable on a MAC computer.

SALES: All selected artworks will be available for sale unless otherwise indicated by the artist; the gallery takes no cut in sale percentages. All artwork sales will be conducted directly between the artist and the interested buyer.

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Sheppard Gallery
C/O Call for Artists
University of Nevada
Reno, Art Dept/MS 224
Reno, NV 89557