Recycled Book Art Juried Art Show

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)

IMPORTANT DATES
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

ELIGIBILITY
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.

LIABILITY
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.

ENTRIES
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.

DEADLINE
Entries will be accepted online through 8 p.m. on Monday, April 13, 2020.

NOTIFICATION
Juror’s notification of accepted works will be announced by April 21, 2020, via email.

DELIVERY
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.

EXHIBITION
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.

SALES
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.

HONORARIA

1st Place – $150
2nd Place – $125
3rd Place – $100

Prizes generously provided by the Friends of the Library.

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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Entries will only be accepted online.  To apply, please fill out the form below:

  • Please accept my work for consideration in the 2020 Recycled Book Art Show. I certify that the entries are my original work. I have read and fully understand the rules of the competition, and agree to allow my artwork to be reproduced for promotional purposes.
  • Art Entries

    You may submit up to 2 entries. One image per entry is required and you may submit an additional image of each submitted work to show detail or an alternative view, if desired. Up to 2 pieces will be accepted per artist.
  • Maximum file size 10MB
  • Maximum file size 10MB
  • Maximum file size 10MB
  • Maximum file size 10MB