Recycled Book Art Juried Art Show Call for Artists
The show focuses on projects using recycled books. Make the book block itself into something creative or use the pages or cover to create something unique! (Examples)
Entry deadline: 8 p.m., Monday, April 13, 2020. Entries will only be accepted online. (Application below)
Selection notifications: By April 21, via email
Accepted work delivery: Tuesday, April 28 from 4-6pm & Wednesday, April 29 from 9-11am – both in Study Room F
Show dates: May 1 – June 25, 2020
Artwork pickup : Friday, June 26th from 9am to 2pm in the Monument Community Room
1) Exhibition is competitive and open to artists 16 years of age and older residing in Mesa County, Colorado.
2) Works can be two- or three-dimensional.
3) Works should not be free-standing and must have a wire securely attached so they can be hung.
4) Work must be ready for hanging and cannot exceed 36” x 48” or weigh more than 40 lbs. Work must be display-ready with a secure wire hanger and if subject to damage must be under glass or plexiglass.
5) Jurors will have final authority to define an acceptable entry.
Mesa County Libraries assume no responsibility for the preservation or protection of any exhibit accepted for temporary display, or any liability for possible damage or theft of these items while in transit or on the library premises. All works accepted for temporary display are placed at the owner’s risk.
Artists may submit 2 entries by digital image. An additional image of the submitted work to show detail or an alternative view is allowed. Up to 2 pieces will be accepted per artist.
Entries will be accepted online through 8 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020.
Juror’s notification of accepted works will be announced by April 21, 2020, via email.
Accepted works must be delivered to the Central Library on either Tuesday, April 28 from 4-6pm OR Wednesday, April 29 from 9-11am – to Study Room F. Artists are responsible for the delivery and pick-up of all works. Work may be picked up on Friday, June 26th from 9am to 2pm in the Monument Community Room.
All accepted works will be on exhibit at the Central Library May 1 – June 25, 2020. All work must remain for the duration of the exhibit.
The owner of the work must acknowledge and agree that the Library will not act as an agent for the owner. Artist contact information may be discreetly shown in conjunction with prices.
1st Place – $150
2nd Place – $125
3rd Place – $100
Prizes generously provided by the Friends of the Library.
Entries will only be accepted online. To apply, please fill out the form below: