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Sheldon Jackson Museum Solo Artist Exhibitions 2021-2022

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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: Unspecified
State: Alaska
Entry Deadline: 11/23/19
Days remaining to deadline: 92
Images - Minimum: 10, Maximum: 10
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 2
Total Media - Minimum: 10, Maximum: 12
Entry Fee (Sheldon Jackson Museum Solo Artist Exhibitions 2021-2022): $5.00
The Alaska State Museum is accepting applications from Alaskan artists for solo exhibitions.

Open to all resident Alaskan visual artists who have not had a solo exhibition at the museum within the past six years.

Original work in any media.

To be considered for a solo exhibtion, all applicants must submit the following on CaFE:
  1. 10 high quality digital images that reflect the type of work you wish to exhibit. Submit each entry as a JPEG file no larger than 5 MB and 72 ppi/dpi. (The artist also has the option to submit up to 5 video files no larger than 100 MB). 
  2. A cover sheet with the artist's name and address, and a detailed list of the work submitted including the title, medium, dimensions, and date of creation for each. 
  3. An artist's resume listing the exhibition history of the applicant.
  4. A letter of intent detailing the artist's proposed exhibition.
Upload options for image files:
  • File format: JPEG only
  • File dimensions: No smaller than 1200 pixels on the longest side
  • File size: 5 MB maximum
Exhibitions will be for a period of approximately one month and will be scheduled to be on exhibit at a time mutually agreed upon by the Curator of Exhibitions and the artist. Artists selected for exhibition will be placed in either Gallery 1 or Gallery 2. Please see the attached floor/site plan (located above).

The museum takes no commission on gallery sales; parties interested in sales must contact the artist or owner of the work directly. 

Upon acceptance, the artist will be responsible for:
Transporting the exhibition to the museum, including insuring the artwork during shipment. If the exhibit is hand-delivered, the artist is also responsible for picking up his or her exhibit at the close of the exhibition by a previously agreed upon date. Work left beyond that date is not the responsibility of the museum. 

The artist must supply the museum with the text for exhibit labels and an artist's statement. In addition, the artist must supply the museum with a price list or insurance value for all works in the exhibition. 

The artist must supply the museum with a high quality electronic file of a selected work to be used for an exhibition announcememnet image and publicity purposes, by an agreed upon date.

Upon acceptance, the museum will be responsible for:
Publicity for the solo artist exhibition, including press releases and exhibtion announcements.

Installation of the exhibition. 

The museum and the Friends of the State Library, Archives, and Museum will host an opening reception for the exhibit.

Artwork will be insured by the museum while on premises and during return shipment. The museum will pack and return exhibit materials following the close of the exhibition. 
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