This show offers a refreshing look at the best of emerging and established artists from the mid-Atlantic region and beyond. A dynamic and eclectic display of art in all media promises something for everyone. Cash awards totaling $2,250 will be presented at the preview party on Saturday, January 31, 2009.
- Chakaia Booker, sculptor, Allentown, Pennsylvania
- James Carroll, Director of the New Arts Program,
- Michiko Okaya, Director of the Williams Art Center Gallery and College Art Collections, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
Artworks in all media are eligible for consideration.
All work must be original and made within the past
two years. Works previously exhibited at the Allentown
Art Museum are not eligible.
Elevator size limitations: 9’ H x 5’ W x 6’ D.
Weight limitation per object: 300 lbs.
Full- and part-time museum staff, volunteers,
interns, student teachers, trustees and their families
are not eligible.
Works will be selected from photographic reproductions
submitted by the artists. Color digital images submitted
on a CD are the preferred format, but 35mm color slides
will be accepted as well. Artists may submit digital or
slide images of a maximum of four works: one image per
two-dimensional work; up to three images of views and
details for each three-dimensional work.
Submission Deadline/Entry Fee
Digital image CDs or 35mm color slides, accompanied by completed entry and notification forms and fee, must be received by mail or hand-delivered to the museum on or before November 3, 2008. Include an appropriately sized, self-addressed stamped envelope for return of 35mm slides. Slides will be returned by the end of December to artists not selected by the jurors. Slides from artists who have one or more works accepted will be returned at the close of the exhibition. Digital image CDs will not be returned. The non-refundable fee is $30.00 for up to four entries per artist. A check or money order made out to the Allentown Art Museum must accompany all forms and images.
Contact: Sofia Bakis at SBakis@allentownartmuseum.org