Call Detail
43rd Annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition

2325 Chester Blvd. Richmond, IN 47374




Contact Email: clongley@iue.edu
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: Indiana
Entry Deadline: 9/12/21
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 9
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 9
Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $30.00

Awards:  Over $4,000 total award money

1st place: $2,000 in addition to a 2022 Solo Exhibition Invitation

2nd place: $1,000

3rd place: $500 

Honorable Mention: Two $250 Awards

Purchase Award: Selected by Chancellor Kathryn Girten and included in the Indiana University East Public Art Collection.

 

Eligibility

Artists must be 18 years or older and reside in Indiana or adjacent states of Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, or Michigan. All work must be original by the submitting artist and cannot have been exhibited in previous Whitewater Valley Art Competitions.

Registration Fee: $30 for up to 3 entries.

 Artists may choose to submit three different views of each art piece. Artists submitting more than 3 separate art pieces will be eliminated from consideration.

 Submission process via www.callforentry.org.

 All visual art mediums (except for video and sound) are allowed.  Examples of acceptable works include paintings, drawings, printmaking, digital artworks, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, textiles, installation,  and mixed media art pieces.

 Conditions and Rules

 By submitting work to be considered, artists grant permission to the IU East Art Gallery to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional uses in both printed and electronic forms.

 IU East  will through pre-recorded & live-streamed video productions allow everyone throughout the country to view every piece of art that is accepted to our 43rd Annual Whitewater Valley Art Competition.

 

Important Dates:

September 12, 11:59pm: Deadline to submit artwork via www.callforentry.org.

 We cannot accept cash or entry fees paid through CallforEntry.org. Entry fees can be paid by calling our campus Bursar’s Office at (765) 973-8345 Monday through Friday between 9am – 11am and 1pm – 4pm, and specify the “Whitewater Valley Art Competition”.  If you pay by credit card, please enter “0000” as your check number on the website.  Entry fees can also be paid by personal check, cashier's check, or money order and sent to the following address:


Indiana University East
c/o Nate Kuznia, Gallery Coordinator
2325 Chester Blvd. 
Richmond, IN 47374
Attn: WVAC

 September 24, 2021, 10am –12:30pm:  Artwork publicly juried via zoom and shared on Facebook Live. Breaks between juried rounds will allow time for questions from the audience.

October 8, 5pm: Deadline for accepted entries to be received at IU East (shipped or physically brought).

October 15, 6-8pm: Artists reception and awards presentation, Tom Thomas Gallery @ Indiana University East

October 15 – December 10: Whitewater Valley Art Exhibit in Tom Thomas Gallery and Meijer Artway, Indiana University East

 December 13 – 17, 10am – 5pm: Exhibit artwork collected by artist or shipped back to artist with return shipping label.

All questions should be directed toward Art Director, Carrie Longley, clongley@iue.edu.

 

Meet the Jurors

Marcella Hackbardt

Marcella is a visual artist, curator, and educator living in central Ohio.  She is a professor of studio art at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.  Her current work explores aspects of knowledge, self-reflection, the environment, and symbolic states.  She received her M.F.A. in studio art/photography from the University Mexico, Albuquerque, and a B.A. in studio art from the University of Alaska Anchorage.  Her work has been included in exhibitions at The Girl’s Club Collection in Fort Lauderdale, Station Independent Projects in New York, Cleveland’s Museum of Contemporary Art, and at The University of Notre Dame, among others.  She has received recognition and support for her work from OAC Individual Excellence Grants, Kenyon College Faculty grants, the Midwest Society for Photographic Educators, and the Great Lakes Colleges Association. 

http://www.marcellahackbardt.com/

Brigham Dimick

As a teenager, Brigham Dimick studied at the Barnstone Studios, a privately run atelier, where he developed a portfolio that helped him earn a four-year scholarship to Tyler School of Art, where Brigham received a BFA in painting.  Before going to Indiana University for an MFA in painting, Brigham spent four years hitchhiking across the country, living in northern California, traveling in Mexico, painting houses, and drawing.

His teaching career includes four years each at the Savannah College of Art and Design and the University of Pennyslvania, as well as years as a part-timer at Moore College of Art and St. Joseph’s University. Since 2002, Brigham continues as the Drawing program head at SIUE and currently serves as chair of the department of Art and Design.

Some of his drawings are in the corporate collections of Morgan Stanley and Fische & Richardson, and in the university collections of Lamar University, Emporia State, and St. Ambrose University.

https://www.brighamdimick.com

 

Cathy Mayhugh

Cathy Mayhugh has been the Director of Exhibitions at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts in Hamilton, Ohio since 2000.  In this role she curates, designs, coordinates and installs a wide range of exhibitions of visual art.  She also leads gallery talks, creates community collaborative projects and serves on Hamilton’s StreetSpark Mural Selection Committee.  After years of collaborating with other artists to present their work, she is reemerging an art maker herself.  Cathy holds a BFA in Painting from Miami University and a Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Cincinnati, DAAP.

 https://www.fittoncenter.org/post/staff-interview-with-cathy-mayhugh

 

 

Registration Fee: $30 for up to 3 entries.

Artists may choose to submit three different views of each art piece. Artists submitting more than 3 separate art pieces will be eliminated from consideration.

 Submission process via www.callforentry.org.

 

 

Artists must be 18 years or older and reside in Indiana or adjacent states of Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, or Michigan. All work must be original by the submitting artist and cannot have been exhibited in previous Whitewater Valley Art Competitions.

All visual art mediums (except for video and sound) are allowed.  Examples of acceptable works include paintings, drawings, printmaking, digital artworks, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, textiles, installation,  and mixed media art pieces.

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