Calls For Entry

OrganizationFoundry Art Centre
TitleVoting Daughters
Discription

The Foundry Art Centre is seeking submissions for “Voting Daughters," celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. This exhibition calls on artists, regardless of their gender identity, to comment on the ways women's voices affect our contemporary landscape. All media and expressions are welcome for submission.

 

Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of artwork for this exhibition. Entries must be submitted by January 27th, 2020. “Voting Daughters” will open with a grand reception on Friday, March 20th, 2020, from 5:30-8pm in the Main Gallery and Grand Hall. The exhibition will be on display from March 20th to May 1st, 2020. Three prizes will be awarded at the Opening Reception: two Juror’s Choice Awards of $150, and a Going Solo Award that offers the recipient a solo exhibition in one of our galleries. 

 

Judith Mayer will serve as juror for this exhibition, as her connection with “Her Flag” a cross country suffragette art project. Judith is an illustrator working in Chicago whose work has been published in over 35 books, born and raised in the Midwest and the daughter of immigrants, teaching traditional calligraphy at Lillstreet Art Center and currently serving as Vice President of Marketing for South Shore Arts. To learn more about this call for entry, please visit www.foundryartcentre.org.

 

The Foundry Art Centre is a Community Art Centre with fine art galleries overlooking the Missouri River in historic Saint Charles, Missouri. The non-for-profit centre features state-of-the-art exhibition spaces hosting juried exhibitions of national and international artists. The mezzanine level of the FAC features 20 working artists’ studios where visitors can watch and partake in the creative processes of local artists, with FAC’s Gift Shop featuring these local artists best work for the public to take home with them. The Grand Hall may be rented for events such as weddings and reception up to 300 guests, as well as corporate events such as fundraisers and holiday parties. Along the sides of the Gand Hall are the Baue and Ameristar Galleries; the Baue Children’s Gallery features artwork made by kids from local elementary, middle, and high school districts; the Ameristar Gallery features artists from around the country who are up and coming as a part of FAC Emerging Artists Series which changes and correlates with the Main Gallery exhibitions. Hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 10am-8pm, Friday and Saturday from 10am-5pm, and Sunday from 12pm-4pm. Admission is free and donations are warmly appreciated. For more information, call 636-255-0270 or visit www.foundryartcentre.org

 

Deadline01/27/2020
Requirements / Eligibility

Eligibility: 

Open to all artists, 18 years and older, world-wide, both amateur and professional. This includes alternative and traditional artwork. 

Questions about eligibility can be sent to exhibitions@foundryartcentre.org 

 

Entry Fee:

Artists may submit up to 3 works for a non-refundable processing fee of $35. FAC members fee for up to three works is $24. 

 

Entry Specifications:

A maximum of 3 entries per artists may be submitted for consideration; all media in 2D & 3D forms will be considered. 2D work must be suitably framed with all hardware necessary attached to hang gallery ready. Larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 71” doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height. Any artist with installation or digital works must speak with the Exhibitions Manager to coordinate presentation.

Artists may submit entries through the Foundry Art Centre website using the online form, or if there are complications, the artist can email exhibitions@foundryartcentre.org. For emailed entries, include required entry information with each image sent, mirroring the entry form online. Limit to 2 jpegs per artwork: one full view (required), and an optional second alternative or detail view. 

 

Submissions that do not comply with these rules will not be presented to the juror. 

See Exhibitions FAQ on www.foundryartcentre.org/frequently-asked-questions for details.

Entry Page Link :http://www.foundryartcentre.org/voting-daughters
Entry Fee$35
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NameKaitlin Wilfing
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Websitefoundryartcentre.org