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Call for Entries: MAPC Members’ Exhibition

June 30, 2015

Elmhurst College Art Exhibitions presents a call for entries for the Mid-America Print Council (MAPC) Members’ Juried Exhibition. The exhibition dates are October 26 through November 22, 2015. A reception for the exhibition will be held November 12 from 5-7 PM.

ELIGIBILITY
Open to all MAPC Members who are 18 years of age or older. You may become a member by completing a membership form that can be found at the following link: http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/
membership.html Works accepted into previous MAPC Membership Exhibitions are not eligible.
Original works in all printmaking media are eligible.

DEADLINE
Entries must be received by 11:59 PM on Friday, July 24, 2015.

ENTRY FEE
$15.00 for three entries for current MAPC members. All entry fees are non-refundable.

JUROR
Nicole Hand, Professor of Art at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky.

Nicole Hand is currently a Professor of Art at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky where she teaches printmaking, bookbinding and drawing. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in over 300 solo, invitational, and juried exhibitions. Nicole has given lectures and workshops in over thirty venues including Atlanta Printmakers Studio, University of North Carolina, Greenville, The University of Arizona, University of North Texas, Denton, Ohio University. She received her MFA in printmaking from the University of Miami, and a BFA from the University of South Dakota. Nicole lives in Almo, Kentucky with her husband Jim Bryant and daughter Ella and son Colin.

SUBMISSION PROCESS
First:
If you are not already a member of MAPC, please purchase your membership here: http://www.
midamericaprintcouncil.org/membership.html
Student memberships are $10.00 and regular memberships are $20.00

Then:
Follow this link to submit your entries online: http://www.entrythingy.com/www.mapc.toccodev.com
Enter your name, email address and create a password to signup.

CONDITIONS
• A maximum of THREE entries per artist are permitted.
• Original works in all printmaking media are eligible.
• Applicants are encouraged, but not required to submit two-dimensional work with a maximum size of 48” in any direction. 3-Dimensional work must fit inside glass cases that are 6’Wx60”Hx24”D. They must also weigh less than 100 pounds. Video works are not eligible.
• All work must be ready to hang with hardware and installation instructions included.
• Artists may not substitute another work for an accepted work, alter a work, nor withdraw a work after it has been accepted. Elmhurst College Art Exhibitions reserves the right to refuse any entry which does not match the images submitted or meet the criteria. Elmhurst College Art Exhibitions reserves the right to refuse work that is not appropriate for the space.

ACCEPTED WORKS
Works can be hand delivered or shipped. Instructions will be included in the notification e-mail letter. The artist will be responsible for all shipping charges. Artists who ship their works must provide prepaid return labels upon delivery.

NOTIFICATION
Notification of accepted and non-accepted works will be sent via email on August 12, 2015.

AWARDS
Three awards will be given to artists for their outstanding artworks in the exhibition:
Best of Show Award – Nicole Hand
Second Place Award – Nicole Hand
Director’s Choice Award – Suellen Rocca, Artist & Curator and Director of Exhibitions, Elmhurst College

LIABILITY
Every precaution will be taken to handle artwork with the utmost care. The Founders Lounge and Elmhurst College will not be responsible for damage or loss from any cause during transportation. The works will be insured for the duration of the exhibition.

SALES
Inquiries regarding sales will be referred to the artist.

CALENDAR
Call opens………………………………June 29
Submission deadline……………….July 24
Notification……………………………August 12
Delivery of works……………………October 14 – 21
Exhibition opens…………………….October 26
Exhibition reception……………….November 12
Exhibition closes…………………….November 22
De-installation/return of work….November 23 – December 2

QUESTIONS
For online submission questions please contact Morgan at midamericaprint@gmail.com
For all other questions please contact Ellie at elliehonl@gmail.com

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