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32nd Annual International Exhibition
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Texas 75799

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 11/18/16
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (32nd Annual International Exhibition): $35.00

32nd Annual International Exhibition

DESCRIPTION The Annual International Exhibition is a juried visual art competition organized by the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Tyler. Internationally known artists, curators, and scholars have served as jurors selecting works for exhibition created by some of the best contemporary artists working today. The Department purchases three to six works from the exhibition each year; purchased works are added to our permanent collection. The permanent collection serves as an educational teaching resource; much of the permanent collection is exhibited throughout the UT Tyler main campus.


JUROR  Ken Little, Professor of sculpture, ceramics and performance art at the University of Texas at San Antonio since 1988, is a native Texan. He received a BFA from Texas Tech University and a MFA from the University of Utah. He has held tenured positions at major universities, including the University of Montana at Missoula and the University of Oklahoma in Norman. Little is a nationally recognized artist who has been granted two Visual Arts Fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1982 and 1989. Since 1993, he has maintained a working studio and Rrose Amarillo, an alternative exhibition space in downtown San Antonio. He also serves on the Board of Directors at Artpace, San Antonio. Little’s work has been featured in over 40 solo national and international solo exhibitions, at venues such as The Washington Project for the Arts, Washington D.C.; The John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin; The Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri; Diverse Works in Houston, Texas; and The Honolulu Academy of the Arts in Honolulu, Hawaii.  His work has featured in over 200 group exhibitions including The Contemporary Art Museum in Houston, The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C., and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.


ENTRY AND FEES This exhibition will be juried from digital media. Artists may submit up to three works for consideration for the non-refundable fee of $35. Entries must be submitted via CaFE (Call for Entries)


IMAGE SPECIFICATIONS  File Format: JPEG only. File dimension: no smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side. File resolution: 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution). File size: 5 MB maximum. 


ELIGIBILITY This competition is open to any artist who is over the age of 18, working in two-dimensional media. Paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs created in the last three years are welcome.


SHIPPING Shipping and shipping insurance are the responsibility of the artist. Works may be shipped through USPS, UPS, or FedEx. Shipped work should arrive between January 2 - January 6. Hand delivered artworks may be brought in on January 6 between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. Shipped work must be in a reusable shipping container and have a pre-paid (ready to use) return shipping labeled included with the artwork. All work will be returned in accordance with our shipping policy which will be sent to accepted artists. The University of Texas at Tyler is not responsible for any artworks without shipping labels that are left at the gallery beyond the designated pick-up period. 


AWARDS Several purchase awards will be made; purchased works will be added to the University of Texas at Tyler Department of Art and Art History’s permanent collection.


PRESENTATION Works must be professionally presented and ready for installation upon receipt. No installation with magnets. Framed works must use Plexiglass only. Pieces with glass will not be accepted. Entries must weigh less than 50 pounds.


LIABILITY The Department of Art and Art History will insure all works in the period between delivery and pick-up at the Meadows Gallery. All reasonable care will be taken in the handling of entries, however, works will be shipped and handled at the artist’s risk. All works are insured subject to the limitations, terms, and specifications of our fine art insurance policy and all liability will be isolated to our insurance policy.


AGREEMENT Completed entry constitutes agreement on the part of entrant to all conditions stated. Works may be reproduced for publicity unless otherwise indicated.



November 18, 2016:        Entry Deadline

December 20, 2016:        Notification of acceptance 

January 6, 2017:             Deadline for Receipt of Work

January 17, 2017:           Exhibition opens

February 2, 2017:          Reception and Juror Presentation

March 3, 2017:              Exhibition closes

March 7 -9, 2017:          Return of Works




Michelle Taff, Gallery and Media Coordinator


Phone:  903-566-7237

Fax:  903-566-7062

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