Call for entry | At the surface
March 23 - May 4, 2018
Friday, March 23, 5:30 - 8:00pm | FREE
This all-media exhibition addresses the surface quality of artworks. A fundamental element of artwork, texture can be expressed physically or visually. This exhibition encourages the artist to focus on this element, and the implications it holds for the viewer. It asks both artists and viewer to consider what the physicality of the work conveys. The phrase “surface level” often alludes to a shallow interpretation: this exhibition provides the opportunity to explore the depth of the exterior.
Artists may submit up to three works for a non-refundable
processing fee of $35. Foundry Art Centre members may
submit up to three works for a non-refundable fee of $24.
 "Going Solo " Exhibition or $500
 $200 Juror's Choice Awards
All Entries Due | February 5
Notification of Accepted
Work Mailed | February 23
Deadline for Receipt
of Shipped Work | March 16
Hand-Delivered Work | March 17 & 18
Exhibition Opens |March 23, 2018
Opening Reception | Friday, 5:30 - 8:00pm | FREE
Foundry Art Centre Gallery Hours | Tue - Thu
10 - 8 | Fri - Sat 10 - 5 | Sun 12 - 4
Exhibition Closes | May 4
Pick-up of Artwork | May 5 & 6
Artwork Shipped | Week of May 7
Thad Duhigg is sculpture area head and professor of art at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where he teaches introduction to sculpture, figure modeling, metal casting and graduate courses in the department of art and design. He holds a MFA in sculpture from Syracuse University and was a Fulbright senior scholar (Budapest, Hungary). Duhigg has exhibited in a wide variety of venues including Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, Amarillo Museum of Art, Huntsville Museum of Art and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. His most recent series, “the neophobic kingdom”, consists of landscapes, evoking traditions based in the bucolic. Duhigg then infuses his sculptural landscapes with contemporary fears and anxieties including gmos, immigration, climate change, and terrorism.
Open to all artists 18 years & older, world-wide, both
amateur & professional, working in all styles & schools of
thought. This includes alternative and traditional artwork.
Questions about eligibility can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All media in 2D & 3D forms will be considered. 2D work must be suitably framed and prepared to hang with all hardware readily attached. There is no minimum size requirement and larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 71” doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height. Any installation or digital works must speak with Exhibitions Manager
to coordinate presentation. A maximum of 3 entries per artist may be submitted for consideration. Artists may submit entries the following ways: 1) through the FAC website using the online form, 2) on a CD or USB flashdrive (CD/flashdrive will not be returned), or 3) via e-mail to email@example.com. For emailed entries, include required entry information with each image sent as it corresponds to entry form. Limit 2 jpegs per artwork: 1 full view & 1 (optional) detail or alternate view. Title each jpeg file to correspond with the # on the entry form as such:
yourlastname_entry#.jpg. Each jpeg must be limited to 1024 pixels on the longest side. Submissions that do not comply with these rules will not be presented to the juror.
The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic, interactive center dedicated to the creation & presentation of contemporary visual and performing arts. Our mission is to connect people with the arts through exhibitions, studio artists, performances, & education. Featuring a state-of-the-art gallery, the Foundry hosts national and international juried fine art exhibitions and curated traveling exhibitions.
The Foundry Art Centre reserves the right to photograph and reproduce, in color or black & white, all artworks accepted for this exhibition, regardless of copyright, for educational and/or publicity purposes.
SALES, LIABILITY, AND INSURANCE
The Foundry Art Centre will retain a 35% commission on all sales directly attributed to the exhibition. All prices (including frame and matte) set by the artist at the time of entry should include the 35% commission. The price will remain the same price for the duration of the exhibition. Foundry Art Centre provides standard insurance at 50% of retail on all exhibited works while on premises. Artist is responsible for work in transit to and from.
DELIVERY & PICK-UP
Accepted works are to be hand-delivered or shipped in a single reusable crate(s)/carton(s). Include with each work one 3’’x 5’’ card listing Name, Address, Phone, Title, Media, Dimensions, and Price. Attach card to the back of 2D work or base of 3D work. Accepted works must remain for the duration of the exhibition.
Works must be shipped at the artist’s expense to the Foundry Art Centre. Accepted artists shipping their work must include prepaid charges for return shipping. Shipped artwork submitted without pre-paid return shipping labels (no stamps) will be disposed of at the close of the exhibition.
Hand-delivered works must be picked up at the close of the exhibition or work becomes property of FAC to dispose of as it sees fit.