Exhibition dates: June 7 – 29, 2013
OPEN CALL for artists working in collage or the book arts. Paste & Pages, on view through June at the Harlow Gallery, is to be an exhibition of artists’ books and artwork that incorporates collage materials that include but are not necessarily limited to mixed media drawings (with paper additions) fine art prints using chine colle, and other three dimensional objects.
Deadline for email submissions is midnight on May 1, 2013.
Eligibility – Artists should be residents of Maine at least part of the year or otherwise have a strong connection to our state. Artists submitting from out of state are responsible for the costs of shipping work to and from the Harlow. Please note that return shipping will be actual cost plus $20 to cover staff time.
Media — 2D & 3D work artwork that incorporates pasted materials in vaious ways, including but not necessarily limited to collage, mixed media drawings(with paper additions) fine art prints using chine colle, artist’s books and other three-dimensional objects. Diptychs and Triptychs will be considered and judged as one entry.
New, Original Only Work Please – Work previously shown at the Harlow is not eligible. Only original or originally printed works will be admitted; photocopies, color, or computer generated copies are not acceptable for entry. Giclee reproductions are not eligible. Works submitted must have been created during the last three years.
Framing — All 2 dimensional entries, with the exception of oils and acrylics, must be framed with either glass or plexiglass. Unframed canvases are fine, as long as they are gallery wrapped (no staples visible). Frames and canvases must be wired and ready to hang (ie. with two eye screws and steel wire. Saw-tooth hangers , “clip” frames or unstable frames will not be accepted.
Selection Process for “Paste & Pages” will be juried by a panel comprised of members of the KVAA Alice Rohman, Barbra Whitten, Petrea Noyes and Harlow Gallery staff members Deb Fahy &Nancy Barron.
Email Entry Guidelines:
1. Enter by sending an email to HarlowArtSubmission@gmail.com with “for PASTE & PAGES from artist’s name” in the subject line.
2. Attach your JPEG images to the email. Each artist may submit up to four works of art. (You may submit more than one image for 3D work if you feel it will help the jurors understand the work. For 2D work please submit one image only.) Please name your jpg image files using the following format before attaching them:
“Artist’s Last Name_Title.jpg”
3. Include the following information in the body of your email:
Tell us if you a member of the Kennebec Valley Art Association.*
(*You can join when you submit your entry to take advantage of the lower entry fee.)
For EACH of up to four entries list the following information:
Title, Medium, Size (h x w, add depth if 3D), Year Created, Price** or Value if NFS (not for sale)
**The Harlow takes a 30% commission for pieces sold on behalf of current KVAA members, or 40% commission for non-members. Please price your work accordingly.
4. Pay the non-refundable entry fee of $20 for non-members and $10 for current KVAA members. The fee is per artist, not per work of art entered, and entitles you to submit up to 4 works of art.
You can use the Paypal link above or mail or deliver a check payable to Harlow Gallery to:
Harlow Gallery, 160 Water Street, Hallowell, ME 04347
Wednesday, May 1 at midnight DEADLINE for digital entry and payment of exhibition fee
Wednesday, May 15 email notification of work juried into the exhibition
Saturday, June 1st, 6-8pm deliver artwork at the Harlow Gallery
Monday, June 3rd, 10am-2pm deliver work to the Harlow Gallery
Friday, June 7, 5-8pm opening reception (potluck! please bring a dish or beverage to share)
June 7-29, 2013 exhibition on view Wed-Sat noon – 6pm
Saturday, June 29, 6-8pm pick up work at end of exhibition
Monday, July 1, 10-2 pm, pick up work at end of exhibition