Sunday, February 24, 2008

The Object and Beyond: 2008 Everson Biennial

Deadline: March 5, 2008 Extended to: APRIL 4, 2008 (RECEIVE)

The Object and Beyond: 2008 Everson Biennial

June 14 - August 24, 2008

The Object and Beyond: 2008 Everson Biennial, an exploration of the various means by which contemporary artists communicate with viewers. From paintings and drawings to the pages of an artist book, from the lens of a camera to video, performance and sound art, from ceramics and sculpture to large-scale installations and public art, Central New York artists working in all media are encouraged to submit new work for the exhibition. In celebration of this year’s Biennial, the Everson is devoting the entire second floor and additional spaces to showcasing the rich talent in the region.

Instructions must be followed completely or entries will be rejected.

All media are acceptable— artist books, paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture (including outdoor), glass, ceramics, fiber, photography, mixed media or video (10 minute maximum). Proposals/designs for site-specific installations not yet created will be considered as well. All entries must have been executed within the past two years.

EACH ENTRANT MAY SUBMIT UP TO FOUR WORKS, with a total of not more than six images(35mm slides or digital) or one videotape or DVD. Digital images must be on CD in jpeg format. Email images will not be accepted.

Edward Winkleman, independent curator and owner of Winkleman Gallery, a contemporary art gallery located in Chelsea, New York. Judging will take place in mid-March. Proposals or designs for site-specific installations will be considered at this time as well.

The juror will select a Best of Show. The recipient will be awarded a solo exhibition at the Everson in 2009.

Download the complete prospectus and entry form: BIENNIEL_PROSPECTUS.pdf

Visit the website for more information: or by calling the Everson Museum of Art, (315) 474 6064.

Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

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