"Call for Artists: SALVAGE - Reclaiming Recycling"

March 2nd, 2009 in member junk     
kbingham kbingham, member
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I saw this on Absolutearts.com through a feed on MyYahoo!.  I don't know anything about the contest or the museum but seems like it's a great opportunity for all us salvage junk artists!

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"Call for Artists: SALVAGE - Reclaiming Recycling"
2009-03-02 until 2009-05-01
Phillips Museum Gallery at Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster, PA, USA United States of America

The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA announces a call to artists for “SALVAGE: Reclaiming Recycling”, a juried exhibition of 2D and 3D art created with 100 percent salvaged, used, and found objects to be held September 10 – October 30, 2009 at The Phillips Museum of Art at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA.

Awards: Cash, merchandise, gift certificates. Juror of Awards: artist/sculptor, Linda Cunningham. Open to all artists 18 years of age or older who are U.S. residents. Artwork must be entirely of used, salvaged and found items. Two submissions per artist; one image of each 2D work, up to 3 images of each 3D work, must be created in the last two years. Submission by prospectus only: jpeg on CD (resolution 300 dpi, maximum 8 inches in either direction).

Attached is a prospectus in pdf format; if you need hard copies, please send a SASE to: Att: “Salvage”, The Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin & Marshall College, P.O. Box 3003, Lancaster, PA 17604-3003. Deadline for application: midnight, Friday, May 1, 2009.

September 10, 2009 – October 30, 2009
Entirely “green” juried exhibition with cash prizes. We are looking to challenge the museum to take on environment responsibility, viewers to rethink their relationships with “disposable” objects and artists to reduce their carbon footprint.

Co-chaired by Christine Batta and Nicole DeAugustine, two F&M graduating Art History and Anthropology seniors who are interested in green initiatives on the Franklin & Marshall campus and fine art’s capacity to lead in social change.

Requesting artworks created in the past two years consisting of 100% used and found objects both art or non-art, can be 2-D or 3-D, maximum dimensions for shipped works: 40 in x 40 in, maximum dimensions for hand delivered works: 72” H x 40” in W.

$20 submission fee for up to 3 works, 1 digital image per 2D work, up to 3 digital images for each 3D piece. C.V. and statement about the materials used and the work in terms of the show’s theme

Entries Due: Friday, May 1, 2009
Notification of Acceptance Status: July 15, 2009
Shipping Delivery Deadline for Accepted Works: Friday, August 14, 2009
Hand Delivery Dates for Accepted Works: August 20, 21 & 22 2009
Show Opens: Thursday, September 10, 2009
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 13, 2009
Pick up: Saturday, October 31, 2009
Returns Shipped: Tuesday, November 3, 2009

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Comments (4)

irishrovr writes:
Thanks for sharing the info!!

Eileen http://ruralwisconsin.blogspot.com/ Posted: 9:40 pm on March 31st
writes: I LOVE THIS and I am IN!

Thank you for posting it!

JennyK Posted: 11:58 am on March 3rd
bridiemurphy writes: Great post...wonderful to see a fine museum like this planning a showcase of recycled art. Indeed, I think Cat Bishop has a couple (kidding -- she has a bunch of pieces, if not sold already), oh, and the Junk Architect, indeed! Posted: 8:27 am on March 3rd
upyourattic writes: FINALLY something I can go to that's doesn't involve flying! Not tooooo far from me in Maryland ~ a day trip at the least and nice weather (hopefully) also!

Sounds like a great place to go to ~ Hope I see some JM stuff from the likes of Damon, Jim, Catbishop and Jenny!!??!?!

Thanks for sharing the info,

Patti Posted: 10:41 pm on March 2nd
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