In August of 2009, the Buchanan Center for the Arts (BCA) will host 64ARTS a National Juried Art Exhibition open to artists living in the United States and working in all media areas. The exhibition will be housed at the BCA, a 2400 square foot facility that regularly presents 8 to 9 different art and cultural exhibits a year. The purposes of this exhibition are to highlight quality visual artworks from artists across the country and to provide access to these quality works for the residents of the Monmouth community and surrounding areas.
Categories of Eligibility:
Painting - Oil/Acrylic
Works on Paper - Watercolor/Pastel/Drawing
Mary Jane Twomey Award for Best of Show: $1000
OSF Holy Family Medical Center Painting Award: $300
Works on Paper: $300
Mixed Media: $300
This exhibition is open to all residents of the United States. Works must be original. Work created under the direction of an instructor should not be submitted. Source material must be original and not derived by copyrighted images. Entries are limited to a maximum of 3 (three) and must have been created in the last two years. Works previously exhibited at the Buchanan Center will not be accepted.
All two-dimensional works on paper must be framed and under plexiglass. Glass is acceptable for pastels or for work under 14 inches in any direction. Frames and mats must be museum quality, clean and in good conditions. Wiring must be in good condition and substantial enough to support the weight of the artwork. Saw tooth hangers are acceptable for works 14 x 14 or under. Hanging works may not exceed 40 lbs. per unit, and are limited to 50, including frame, in either direction. Three-dimensional work should not exceed 75 lbs or 48 in any direction.
1.Entries must be submitted in digital format.
2.Up to four images of each piece may be sent. Three works may be submitted for each entry.
3.Images must be 72 pixels per inch resolution and 500-600 pixels in larger dimension, be it height or width.
4.Images must be of the highest quality JPEG file.
5.Images are to be saved on CD as single file.
6.Artist may submit more than one entry form; $25 fee applies for every three works.
7.Self-addressed stamped envelope for notification of acceptance.
1.CD (labeled with artists name)
2 Entry Form
3. $25 (this is the non-refundable entry fee.) BCA does accept money orders, cashiers checks and personal check.
4.Self-addressed stamped envelope for notification of acceptance.
Buchanan Center for the Arts
Attn: 64 Arts
64 Public Square
Monmouth, IL 61462
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