Call For Entries
Entry deadline ($45 fee) is Friday, September 15, 2019.
Thank you for your interest in applying to Craft Forms 2019. The exhibition will run from December 6, 2019 to February 1, 2020 and will be held at Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne, PA, 19087, 610-688-3553, craftforms.org.
Juror – Jane Milosch, Executive Director, Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative in the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Smithsonian Institution
Wayne Art Center is pleased to welcome Jane Milosch, Executive Director, Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative in the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, as the juror for the Craft Forms 2018 exhibition.
ABOUT THE JUROR
Jane Milosch is founding director of the Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative in the Office of the Under Secretary for History, Art, and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Previously she was Senior Program Officer for Art, directing pan-Institutional art programs, new interdisciplinary initiatives and strategic planning efforts for the arts at the Smithsonian. She completed the Getty Leadership Institute program. Milosch was Chief Curator at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, curator of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art in Iowa, and of the Detroit Institute of the Arts. As Fulbright Scholar in Munich, she was managing editor for Prestel art books and consultant to art museums, galleries, and other cultural institutions. Her research interests include modern and contemporary art, craft, and design, especially the intersections of art, science, design, and technology.
- Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
- Works submitted must be original in design. Collaborative works are accepted.
- Work must have been completed in the last 2 years. (Created after January 1, 2017)
- Work previously exhibited at Wayne Art Center is not eligible.
- All work must be for sale.
- Work must remain on display for the duration of the exhibit.
$10,000 in prize awards will be presented by juror, Jane Milosch at the Craft Forms 2019 Preview Party December 6, 2019.
ONLINE ENTRY INFORMATION
Artists may submit up to 2 works per application. A maximum of four images may be uploaded to show alternate views or details of work.
Entry fee is $45 per application.
Artists are permitted to submit additional applications. The artist should use the same name and contact (including email) information for both applications but must use a different username and password for additional applications.
Visa, MasterCard, AMEX or PayPal will be accepted for application fee payment. United States applicants may pay by personal check. Checks should be made payable to Wayne Art Center. The application will not be finalized until the entry fee has been paid.
UPLOADED IMAGE SPECIFICATIONS
Be sure to have upload-ready JPG files:
· File format: JPEG or JPG only
· File dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side.
· File size: under 5 MB
Please name each jpg file with the title of the work and specify full, alternate or detail view.
IMPORTANT ENTRY WINDOW DATES
MARCH 6, 2019, Midnight MST
Call for Entry Online Submissions Opens
SEPTEMBER 15, 2019, Midnight MST
Call for Entry Online Submissions Close
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPT/DECLINE
OCTOBER 1-5, 2019
Notification of Accepted and Declined Work
Jury result notification will be communicated by email only.
Multiple submissions may receive two different email notifications – one for accepted work and one for work that has been declined. Email notifications will specifically list the work(s) selected or declined for Craft Forms. Do not send email inquiry requesting notification confirmation until after October 5th. Please check SPAM.)
SHIPPING AND DELIVERY OF WORK
Shipped and hand-delivered work should arrive at Wayne Art Center from November 18–20, 2019.
Monday-Wednesday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Artists are responsible for all shipping costs. The work must be shipped via FedEx or UPS and A PRE-PAID RETURN-SHIPPING LABEL MUST BE ENCLOSED WITH THE WORK. No work will be exhibited that does not include a prepaid shipping label. If an artwork is purchased, the return shipping label will not be used and therefore the noted account will not be billed.
Crates or extra-large boxes must arrive on a straight truck (24’ trucks are the max capacity for the Wayne Art Center property). No tractor trailers are permitted on the property. Artist or Gallery delivery instructions must state that the shipment must be delivered into the building premises (no exterior deliveries can be accepted). Crates or extra-large boxes cannot exceed 100 lbs. and must be moveable with a hand-dolly. No forklifts or loading docks are available to receive or to return ship crates and extra-large boxes. All delivery boxes and crates CANNOT exceed 55” x 75.”
- Wayne Art Center will insure Craft Forms work for 60% of its retail value while on the premises after it has been determined that sent work has arrived unharmed.
- Artists are financially responsible for the cost of shipping to Wayne Art Center and for return shipping and all in-transit insurance.
- WAC will not be responsible for loss or damage to work in transit to or from Wayne Art Center.
- Hand delivered work not retrieved by March 2, 2020 will become the property of Wayne Art Center.
- For internationally accepted work, please review the country of origin shipping and customs regulations and the best way for US customs to receive work. Regulations and rules change frequently and can cause artwork to be delayed in customs or returned to the artist. Often a commercial invoice is required for return shipping.
- In the event of damage in transit, the artist is responsible to settle all claims directly with the shipping carrier.
There will be a $25 fee for handling of work, which must be paid upon confirmation of participation in the show.
If the artwork installation is overly complex the artist should contact Patti Hallowell to discuss. The artist may be required to assume financial responsibility for additional assistance to install pieces with numerous parts or works that involve carpentry, alterations to gallery walls, site-specific pedestals, armatures, lighting, electrical, etc. Artists are responsible to install their complex artworks. Unusual installation requests must be made in advance and approved by Wayne Art Center.
OPENING RECEPTION WEEKEND
Friday, December 6, 2019, 6 – 9:00 pm
Craft Forms 2019 Preview Party
Saturday, December 7 1 – 3:00 pm
Craft Forms 2019 Juror’s Lecture and Meet the Artists
December 7, 2019 – February 1, 2020, Free and Open to the Public.
Monday–Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed on Sundays and Holidays
HAND PICK UP OF UNSOLD WORK
February 3 – February 8, 2020
Monday–Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed on Sundays
RETURN PACKING AND SHIPMENT OF WORK FROM WAYNE ART CENTER
Work will be repacked and ready for shipping around February 10–14, 2020.
All works must be delivered to Wayne Art Center with a return shipping label.
The artist contact email provided on the online application must remain active during the submission and exhibition process. The artist is responsible for checking email (and SPAM) for acceptance and/or decline and other information regarding the Craft Forms 2019 exhibition.
All work submitted to Craft Forms 2019 must be available for sale and, once accepted into the show, remain on display throughout the duration of the exhibition. NFS or POR submissions will not be accepted. There is no threshold for the level of artwork pricing; however, Wayne Art Center recommends that works not exceed $10,000.
The sale price submitted on the entry form must remain throughout the duration of the show. Wayne Art Center will retain 40% commission of the sale price, or on any sale that results from mediation by the Wayne Art Center staff.
WAYNE ART CENTER CONTACT
Patti Hallowell, Exhibition Coordinator.
Wayne Art Center
413 Maplewood Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
If you have any questions about the exhibition, please contact Patti Hallowell [email protected]. If you have technical questions about the online system, please contact theCall for Entry support team at [email protected].