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66th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: New York
Entry Deadline: 3/2/19
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (66th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition): $35.00

66th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition
June 15 – September 15, 2019
Summers at MAG feature the art of upstate New York. In 2019, don’t miss Rochester’s oldest and longest-running juried exhibition. This year’s Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition will showcase works by emerging and established artists from a 27-county region of upstate and western New York.
Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and live in a 27-county upstate New York region:
Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Genesee, Erie, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates.
Marilyn Zapf, Curator and Director of Programs, Center For Craft, Asheville, NC.

Marilyn Zapf is the Assistant Director and Curator at the Center for Craft, a national arts nonprofit headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. She has curated a number of exhibitions including the nationally traveling Michael Sherrill Retrospective (Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, 2018); Made in WNC (Center for Craft, Asheville, NC, 2015), and Gee's Bend: From Quilts to Prints (Center for Craft, Asheville, NC, 2014). Ms. Zapf is a trustee of the American Crafts Council, a program advisor for the MA in Critical and Historical Craft Studies program at Warren Wilson College, and has published articles and reviews in international publications, including Art Jewelry Forum and Crafts Magazine (UK). She holds an MA in the History of Design from the Royal College of Art and Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England, and a BA (English Literature)and BFA (Jewelry and Metalworking) from The University of Georgia. Her areas of research include craft, postmodernism, and de/industrialization.  
Saturday, March 2, 2019 11:59 pm
   Late entries are not accepted

Memorial Art Gallery Award ($1,500) and other cash awards
·   Entries must be original work and must have been completed within the last two years. If accepted, works must be suitably prepared for exhibition. 
·   Artists may enter up to three artworks.
·   Artists may submit one image to illustrate each artwork. All images must be JPEG files.
·   Entries that are mailed via regular post or dropped off at the Gallery will not be reviewed.
DVD Entries
DVD format is to be used for digital media films/interactives. Stills are not accepted. 
Entry Fee (non-refundable)
$35 per artist
All entries are handled with the same care given to the Memorial Art Gallery’s own collection, but the Gallery accepts no liability for lost or damaged work.

NO SUBSTITUTIONS of accepted works are allowed.

Accepted work may not be withdrawn by the artist before the close of the exhibition.

Sale of exhibited artwork is at the discretion of the artist and will be managed by the Store at MAG during the exhibition. The Store at MAG retains a 50% commission.

The artist is responsible for insuring work to and from The Memorial Art Gallery.

The artist is responsible for hand delivering their work between May 23-25, 2019 to ensure proper installation logistics. Media Files can be emailed or post-delivery paid by the artist. Works that are not picked up during the days listed will become the property of The Memorial Art Gallery.

The artist is responsible for picking up their work from The Memorial Art Gallery between September 16-17, 2019.

By submitting an entry, the artist grants permission to the Gallery to photograph and reproduce the submitted work for the Gallery’s website and publicity purposes.

The Gallery reserves the right to present accepted DVD entries in specially scheduled showings during the exhibition.

Payments must be made through CaFE.

The Memorial Art Gallery reserves the right to reject any works not properly presented or ready for exhibition in the museum. 2-Dimensional works must be ready for hanging. The Memorial Gallery reserves the right to refuse any entry because of excessive size, undue complexity or special conditions of installation, or if it does not contain the same qualities as the image submitted.

Submission of an entry is understood to be an acceptance of the conditions stated above.

** Reminder: Be sure your price(s) include the 50% sales commission. We print the prices you send us and the commission is taken out of that price.

Friday, March 1, 2019:  Deadline for entries
Monday, March 18, 2019:  Jury results notified
Thursday-Saturday, May 23-25:  Delivery of accepted works 
Saturday, June 15:  Exhibition Opening Party / Awards Ceremony
Sunday, June 16:  Exhibition opens to the public
Sunday, September 15:  Exhibition closes
Monday & Tuesday, September 16 & 17: Pick up of works
Questions? Contact or 585.276.9003

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