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The Arts Center at Delaware State University: Peace & Justice

Peace & Justice
Deadline: August 20

The Arts Center at Delaware State University
Dover, DE

The Arts Center/Gallery’s (ACG) is seeking artwork submissions related to any an all interpretations of the broad theme of peace and justice. The curated exhibition will present a diverse examination of the theme while emphasizing media/material experimentation.

Eligibility: The competition is open to all artists, 18 years or older.

Requirements: All submitted works must be original and have been created within the past five years. All objects and installations must be designed to be exhibited on the wall, floor or pedestal. Works to be hung from wall must be constructed and wired to accommodate installation using appropriate hooks and wires. Framing must be to professional standards. Cardboard backing is not permitted. ‘Sawtooth’ hangers are not permitted. Poorly matted or framed works are subject to disqualification. Plain white, cream or black mats are preferred. Double matting is permitted for two-dimensional works under glass. Wall hung objects submitted for this exhibition must be no larger then 60” in any direction. Sculptures and installations requiring specific bases, pedestals, and other specific display furnishings, should have installation equipment provided by the artist in coordination with artwork.

*The ACG reserves the right to refuse selected artwork that is not ready for installation at the time of delivery.

How to Enter: Email submissions should detail the below information and be sent to
1. Artist Information to include Artist Name, Address, Email Address and Phone Number.
2. Artwork information for each entry that includes Artwork Title, Medium/Materials, Dimensions and Artwork Statement (detailing interpretation of theme).
3. Attachments
a. Artist Curriculum Vitae
b. Images: Artists may submit three (3) high-resolution (300dpi) images per entry. This includes a full view  and up to two (2) detail shots for up to three (3) entries. Label images as artistlastname_artistfirstname_entry1. Artists may also include up to two (2) details of any entry. Label these images as artistlastname_artistfirstname_entry1_detail1.

Notification: Artists with selected artwork will be notified via email on or before August 31, 2018. At that time, artists will be sent specific details on delivery and presentation of work for the exhibition. Selected works must be delivered to the ACG on or before September 21, 2018. Artwork may be shipped to the ACG but must arrive with appropriate return process. Delivery and return of all works is the responsibility of the artist.

Submission Deadline: August 20, 2018
Selection Notification: By August 31, 2018
Delivery of Selected Works: By September 21, 2018
Exhibition: October 4 – November 9, 2018
Opening Reception: October 4, 2018
Retrieval of Works: By November 16, 2018

Fees: FREE