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Works on Paper 2022


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Contact Email: exhibitions@lbifoundation.org
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: New Jersey
Event Dates: 4/16/22 - 5/30/22
Entry Deadline: 3/1/22
Days remaining to deadline: 44
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $35.00

Works on Paper 2022 - National Juried Competition

The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences, LBI, New Jersey

"Works on Paper" 2022 is the 24th Annual National Juried Competition and Exhibition at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Works on Paper can include but is not limited to Drawing, Painting on Paper, hand pulled Prints, Photographic Prints, Digital Works on Paper, and Paper constructions that can be wall hung. The Juror will select 65 artworks to be on display in our spacious Gallery.

The Juror for 2022 is Esther Adler, Curator, MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art, NYC.

Apply On Line: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9644

FEES: $35.00 for up to 3 entries (non-refundable)
March 1, 2022  Deadline for entries on callforentry.org

EXHIBITION DATES:
April 16  - May 30, 2022

AWARDS: $500 first prize, $250 second prize, $100 third prize and three honorable mentions.

ABOUT THE JUROR:

Esther Adler, Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at MoMA.

Esther Adler is Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art. Her exhibition Joseph E. Yoakum: What I Saw is on view at MoMA through March 19, 2022, and will travel to The Menil Collection in April, having opened at the Art Institute of Chicago on June 12, 2021. Most recently, she organized Betye Saar: The Legends of Black Girl’s Window (with Christophe Cherix, 2019), Charles White: A Retrospective (with Sarah Kelly Oehler, 2018) and Charles White—Leonardo da Vinci. Curated by David Hammons (2017). Past projects include Dorothea Rockburne: Drawing Which Makes Itself (2013), American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe (2013), and Gifted: Collectors and Drawings at MoMA, 1929–1983 (2011). Ms. Adler is co-editor of the exhibition catalogue Joseph E. Yoakum: What I Saw (with Mark Pascale and Édouard Kopp; Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2021), and co-author of Betye Saar: Black Girl’s Window (with Christophe Cherix; New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2019). Other publications include Charles White: A Retrospective (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 2018), Charles White: Black Pope (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2017) and American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2013). She has also contributed texts to numerous MoMA publications, including Modern Women: Women Artists at the Museum of Modern Art (2010) and Dada in the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art (2008), and the exhibition catalogue WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution (2007).

Ms. Adler joined the museum staff in 2005, and worked as a Research Assistant, Curatorial Assistant, and Assistant Curator in the former Drawings Department. She has also worked at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as a graduate fellow, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She has a BA from Brandeis University, and an MA from the University of Maryland. 

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION:

The 24th annual exhibition, National Juried Competition "Works on Paper" 2022 at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences welcomes entries of original work, created within the last two years, which explore the varied media which utilize Paper.  The Competition and Exhibition is open to artists in continental USA only. Works on Paper can include, but are not limited to: drawing, painting on paper, hand-pulled prints, photographic prints, digitally created artwork displayed as prints, and paper constructions which may be wall hung.

Three cash Prizes and three Honorable Mentions will be awarded by the Juror. Artists do not have to be present to receive their awards. The competition and exhibition is open to emerging as well as established artists working in the continental US. A printed catalog of selected artwork is planned to accompany the Gallery exhibition.

SPECIFICATIONS:
Artists 18 years and older, residing in the continental USA, are eligible. 
Works on Paper can include, but are not limited to: drawing, painting on paper, hand-pulled prints, photography, digitally created artwork displayed as prints, photographic prints, and paper construction that are wall hung. Entries must have been created within the last two years and not been previously shown at LBIF.
 
Two-dimensional works should not exceed 60 inches in width and 60 inches in height, and not exceed 10 lbs.  Work may not project in the third dimension beyond 18 inches. Larger size work is encouraged and allowed. The artist must provide return prepaid postage or pre-paid return shipping label for work and packaging, or arrange for drop off and pick-up. Please do not submit work that has a retail value over $7,500.
 
Submitted work must be available for the duration of the exhibition. ALL WORKS MUST BE FOR SALE. The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences will retain a 40% commission of the purchase price on all works sold during the exhibition. If any artwork is commissioned from this exhibition, the LBIF will retain 40% of the commissioned price.
 
Work submitted must be suitably framed, firmly wired, prepared for hanging, and professionally presented. No saw-tooth hangers; no sandwich frames. All paper must be displayed framed and protected under acrylic (Plexiglas). 3-D work will be considered, but should be wall mounted, or able to be displayed on a 10” deep wall mounted shelf. Please do not submit three dimensional works in the round that require pedestals. 
 
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences reserves the right to exclude from the exhibition any works that do not arrive in sturdy condition or are deemed too fragile to be successfully exhibited. Work that has not been suitably prepared will be hung at LBIF's discretion.
Please only submit work that will be available at the time of the exhibition and will remain for its entirety. No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition. No pricing changes will be allowed after acceptance. Work that is copied or done under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible. Entries must not have been previously exhibited at LBIF. If the work does not fully reflect what is represented in the submitted images, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences reserves the right to exclude it from the exhibition.
 
Please refer to the prospectus for full details regarding eligibility, deadlines, awards and details posted on the LBIF website at: https://www.lbifoundation.org

Please note: Artists who receive an award will receive their check by mail.
 
APPLICATIONS:
IMAGE SIZING:  Image size for entry on CAFE:
File format: JPEG or JPG only

·                     File dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side. Anything larger than 1200 px will be resized to fit the limitations.

·                     File size: under 5 MB

If you are having difficulty resizing your images to fit this format, go to http://bulkresizephotos.com/
Drag and Drop your images in the space on the site. Click longest side from the left hand menu. Enter 1920 in the box next to pixels. Hit the Start Resizing. You should see it says completed. Note that depending on your browser settings, the image may go directly to your “Downloads” folder.
If you have questions, please contact LBIF at 609-494-1241 or email: exhibitions@lbifoundation.org

SPECIAL INSTRUCTION about submitted images:
We suggest - for the Juror's convenience - that on the CAFE application after the TITLE of your WORK on your application, you state the medium you are submitting, such as "STILL LIFE - DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY" or "STILL LIFE – CHARCOAL DRAWING ON  PAPER". Because of the wide range of materials that are allowed, this information will quickly inform the Juror when viewing each of the submitted images. 
 
ARTIST STATEMENT, BIO, or RESUME:  Please include in your application a 1-2 page doc.

NOTIFICATION: Accepted entries will be notified by email and posted on the LBIF website.
If you do not receive your notification by the notification date, please contact LBIF: exhibitions@lbifoundation.org

CATALOG: We plan to publish a printed catalog and include from the submitted entry information: Image of artwork, artist's brief description about the work, date, materials, social media and/or website info. 

DELIVERY of accepted artwork:  Shipping/Delivery instructions will accompany email notification of acceptance. Shipping to LBIF is the responsibility of the artist and must be sent with a pre-paid return shipping label or shippers’ UPS or FEDEX account number to charge to artists’ account.
 
LIABILITY: 
Works will be insured for the duration of the exhibition from time of arrival at the LBIF until return shipment to the extent of 60% of the artist’s stated retail value. Artists are encouraged to have their own insurance.

APPLY ONLINE on Call for Entry (CaFE). All entries should be submitted online.

Apply Online: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9644

TIMELINE:  March 1, 2022  Deadline for entries on callforentry.org
March 18:  Accepted entries posted on LBIF website by this date; artists will also be notified by email.
Information for the printed Catalog will be requested by March 25. 
April 8: Work must be received by this date at LBIF
April 16 - May 30: Exhibition dates
May:  Prizes & Awards announced by the Juror.

June 6, 2022: Unsold Artwork returned to artists after close of show.

ABOUT THE LBIF:
The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences (LBIF) was established in 1948 as a non-profit institution by artist Boris Blai to provide arts and educational opportunities to the surrounding communities.  Blai, a sculptor and founding Dean of Tyler School of Art, Temple University, had a vision that through exceptional art exhibitions, classes, and cultural activities the LBIF could provide visitors an opportunity to experience and share quality arts and cultural programming.  For more than seventy-four years the LBIF has delivered this mission through its Exhibition programs, Art Classes, Visiting Artists programs, Artist Residency and Retreat Program.

LEGAL AGREEMENT:

Submission to NJC 2022: Works on Paper constitutes an agreement with all conditions of this show. The artist allows the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences the right to photograph accepted work for publicity purposes, use artist's name and bio, and images of artist and their work for publicity purposes in print, on the web and digitally. Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences reserves the right to reject any work not resembling the submitted entry or work that is not ready to be shown according to the aforementioned specifications. 

 

FEES: $35.00 for up to 3 entries (non-refundable)

Artists 18 years and older, residing in the continental USA, are eligible. Entries must not have been previously exhibited at LBIF. The fee to apply is $35.00 for up to 3 entries is non-refundable.

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