Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily from October 7, 2016 until October 23, 2016
Daily from November 4, 2016 until December 8, 2016
Location: IPFW Visual Arts Gallery
The IPFW Departments of Fine Arts and Visual Communication and Design will sponsor the Regional Art Educators’ Exhibition at IPFW Visual Art Gallery from Nov. 14 – Dec. 8, 2016. This event is an opportunity for regional art educators teaching in the secondary level to have their artwork displayed in an exhibition judged by faculty of the IPFW Departments of Fine Arts and Visual Communication and Design. Accepted works will be eligible for awards. All award winners can choose a deserving student to receive a free IPFW Community Arts Academy one-day workshop for grades 7–12.
A reception with an awards presentation and an Open House of the Visual Arts building will be Friday, Nov. 18 from 6–8 p.m. The Open House will feature tours of classroom studios/labs, demonstrations of studio techniques, IPFW students’ artwork, and refreshments. Art educator’s family, friends, and students are encouraged to attend.
Electronic entries must be submitted by Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, and accepted entrants will be notified by Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. We look forward to seeing your work and your participation in this exciting event.
Open to all secondary art educators (Grades 7–12) in Indiana, Ohio and Michigan.
All work must be original and completed by the art educator
First Place $500
Second Place $300
Third Place $200
Honorable Mention – $100 United Art and Education Gift Card
All award winners can choose a deserving student to receive a free IPFW Community Arts Academy one-day workshop for grades 7–12.
Works will be accepted in the following areas (types of work):
Registration is free of charge through a Qualtrics registration form. Art educators are allowed to enter up to three (3) pieces of work. Files are limited to 16MB, including video. Art educators submiting artwork electronically through Qualtrics should use the following link: https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_beJDrABZc9v14Wh
Each art educator may submit .jpg images for up to and no more than three (3) works of art.
To be uploaded, 2D and 3D image sizes must not exceed 5 MB for digtal images and 250MB for video.
Videos should be no more than a 5-minute excerpt and art educators must upload the video excerpt to YouTube or Vimeo and provide a link for the panel of judges in the entry process.
Each .jpg image file should be labeled in the following format: lastname_firstname_title.jpg
All entries must be submitted electronically by midnight Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016.
All work chosen for exhibition must be delivered on Friday, Nov. 4 from 4–6 p.m., or
Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
All 2D works chosen by the jury for inclusion in the exhibition must be framed and ready to hang in the gallery space. Work that is deemed not ready to hang will not be exhibited. All 3D work must be stable and safe to the public.
Work may not be removed before the completion of the exhibition. Artwork should be removed from the IPFW Visual Arts Galley on Friday, Dec. 9 from 3–6 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m.–noon, or by making special arrangements with the exhibition committee to pickup artwork by Dec. Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.
Submission of the entry form will constitute an agreement to comply with the conditions and terms set forth herein.
Delivery, Insurance and Unclaimed Artwork
Each art educator is responsible for the delivery and return of work to and from the IPFW Visual Arts Building.
The IPFW Visual Arts Gallery will take great care in handling of entries, but will not be responsible for the loss or damage to any work.
Works selected to be included in the exhibition must be delivered to the IPFW Visual Arts Gallery, Visual Arts Building, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN. 46805-1499.
Any artwork not picked up by December 16, 2016, will become the property of IPFW and may be discarded.
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