Call for Entry: Artlink Regional Exhibition 2020


Artlink (Fort Wayne, IN)

Image: Marianetta Porter, Presence of Absence 1, 2019 Regional Exhibition Winner

Artlink is pleased to present the annual, juried Regional Exhibition. Artists working in all mediums from the Midwest states of Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, and Kentucky are encouraged to enter this exhibition. Artwork must have been created within the last two years and have not been previously exhibited at Artlink. Artwork must be original, reproductions will not be accepted.

Jurors: Sayaka Ganz and Christopher Ganz

Sayaka Ganz was born in Yokohama, Japan and grew up living in Japan, Brazil, and Hong Kong. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Indiana University Bloomington, and a Master of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Bowling Green, Ohio. Her recent exhibitions include: “Danze Della Natura” – solo exhibition at the Hermann Geiger Foundation in Cecina, Italy, and “Metamorphosis” – temporary installation at the Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska. Her commissions include a series of marine life sculptures for the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California and a permanent installation of an underwater scene featuring whales and turtles in the lobby of Cimer Spa at the Paradise Resort in Incheon, Korea.

Christopher Ganz is an associate professor of drawing and printmaking at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Ganz received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1995, and a Master of Fine Arts from Indiana University-Bloomington in 2001. His work has been displayed across the nation and at international art fairs in Chicago and New York, and his work is represented by Gallery Victor Armendariz in Chicago.

Cash awards (amount TBA) will be selected by the jurors. In addition to a cash reward, one artist will be offered a solo exhibition in 2021.

Entry Fee
The entry fee of $10 per entry, with an unlimited number of submissions. Payment for entry can be made online or by check made payable to Artlink.

Entry Procedure Fill out the PDF entry form and email it to [email protected] with your images as attachments. Artists must submit images in digital format (.jpeg) with a resolution of 72 dpi and no smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side. By entering this exhibition, each artist grants consent for the use of submitted images for publicity, and educational purposes.

Submission Deadline: December 6, 2019
Jury Notification Emailed: December 20, 2019
Artwork Delivered to Artlink: January 3, 2020
Opening Reception: January 16, 5-8 PM
Final Day of Exhibition: February 16, 2020
Artwork to be Retrieved by: March 16, 2020

All artwork sales are subject to a 35% sales fee.

Artwork will be insured while on exhibition at Artlink. Artlink is not liable for damage or loss in transit to the gallery. Any damage caused by improper preparations by the artist will not be covered by Artlink.

All artwork must be ready for installation upon delivery and professionally presented. No saw-tooth hangers will be accepted. Wall-hanging works must be ready to hang with wire. All traditionally framed artwork must be framed with plexiglass, except for hand-delivered work under 22” x 30”. There is a size limit for all two-dimensional works of 54” x 54” and three-dimensional works of 54” x 54” x 54”. If your work requires special installation instructions, please contact [email protected] prior to the submission deadline. Identification labels with artist name and title should be attached to the back of the work

Opportunity Opens

Monday, Nov 11th 2019

Opportunity Closes

Friday, Dec 6th 2019, 11:45pm

Application Location

MN Artists