33rd Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition

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Contact Heather Ryan Kelley
Lake Charles, LA
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JUROR
Eleanor Heartney, art critic and contributing editor to Art in America and Artpress

CALENDAR 2020
February 14 …Deadline for receiving all entry submissions
February 28....Notification of acceptance
March 13.......Deadline for receipt of accepted works
March 26 .......Opening reception (6 to 8 p.m.)
May 8 .............Exhibition concludes

AWARDS
$3,000 will be available for the purchase of works for the McNeese State University Works on Paper Permanent Collection.

MEDIA SPECIFICATIONS
Work in any medium using paper as a component part is eligible. Artwork, including frame, should not exceed 40” in any dimension.

ELIGIBILITY
Open to all artists living in the United States. All artwork should be original and completed in the last two years.

PRESENTATION
Accepted artwork must be suitable for formal gallery presentation as well as the rigors of packaged shipping.

ENTRIES
Artists may submit no more than three entries. Entries are submitted using the CaFÉ™ website www.callforentry.org.
You may prep your materials in advance by following these specifications below:
File format - JPEG or JPG
File dimension - minimum 1,200 pixels on the longest side
File size - under 5 MB

ENTRY FEE
A non-refundable entry fee of $35 is charged each entrant. This fee entitles the artist to a maximum of three entries. Credit card payments are accepted using the CaFÉ™ website. Entries will be marked complete upon receipt of payment. The prospectus may be copied or downloaded from: www.mcneeseartonline.org

EXHIBITION
March 26 - May 8, 2020
Awards will be announced at the opening reception March 26. Accepted artworks required to remain in the Grand Gallery for the duration of the exhibition.

DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK
Please ship work to:
33rd Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition
McNeese State University/Dept. of Visual Arts
4205 Ryan St.
Lake Charles, LA 70609

• Works must be received by March 13.
• C.O.D. deliveries will not be accepted.
• All accepted works must include prepaid return shipping label.
• Late or damaged shipments will be returned collect.
• Works must be shipped in reusable packing cartons.
• NO PACKING POPCORN
• Hand deliveries accepted March 10-13 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

RETURN OF ACCEPTED WORKS
Return of artwork begins ...May 14
Hand delivery pick up ..........May 19 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

LIABILITY
All reasonable care will be given to objects in the custody of the Department of Visual Arts. Works are insured while on exhibition in the Grand Gallery. The Department of Visual Arts cannot assume responsibility for the damage or deterioration incurred before or after exhibition, or for possible loss in transit.

SALES AND REPRODUCTION
While no commission will be charged on purchase prize awards, a 40 percent commission will be charged on all other artists’s sales by the Grand Gallery. The exhibition committee reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries in press releases, catalog and on the website.

CONTACT INFORMATION
McNeese State University Department of Visual Arts
Exhibition Coordinator, Heather Ryan Kelley
Phone: 337-475-5060 (office), 337-475-5927 (fax)
Email: [email protected]
Mailing address:
33rd Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition
McNeese State University/Dept. of Visual Arts
4205 Ryan St.
Lake Charles, LA 70609

CATALOG
Each entrant will receive a copy of the exhibition catalog. Additional catalogs may be obtained at the cost of $2.50.

OPENING RECEPTION
Thursday, March 26, 6 to 8 p.m.
Juror’s gallery talk and awards presentation, 7 p.m. in Grand Gallery, Shearman Fine Arts Annex, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana
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