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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Americas 2016: Paperworks at Minot State University

ELIGIBILITY
Works in any medium, on or of paper, traditional or experimental, including photographs, qualify. All works must be original and not measure over 60 inches in any direction. Work must be ready to exhibit, completed within the last two years, and not previously exhibited in an Americas 2000 exhibition. It is preferred that two-dimensional work be framed and protected by clear acrylic glazing.

AWARDS
Cash and Purchase Awards: five Merit Awards and one Best of Show
Best of Show earns a solo exhibition in 2017 and an invitation to the Best of the Best exhibit

ENTRY PROCEDURE
A maximum of five entries are allowed per artist. Submit electronic images, a non-refundable entry fee payable in US dollars, and the completed entry form to Americas 2016: Paperworks. Entry will not be accepted without the proper fee. http://www.minotstateu.edu/nac/pdf/pw_2016.pdf

Entry Fee: ......2 entries/$25; Additional Entries: $5 each.
(Enclose a $20 annual membership fee, and you may enter at the NAC Art
Friends membership rate. Members’ rate: 2 entries/$15; Additional Entries:
$2 each)

CALENDAR
Deadline (postmark) for submitting entries..... 11-2-15
Notification of accepted works...............................12-15-15
Receipt of accepted works begins.................................12-15-15
Deadline for receipt of works................................ 1-4-16
Exhibition dates............... 1-12-16 to 2-19-16
Return shipping.............. 3-1-16

ENTRY FORMAT
Entries will be judged from high resolution electronic images. Electronic
files must be in jpg format, minimum of 300 dpi at approximately 8”x10”.
Submit files on a CD or DVD. Label the disk with the artist’s name and
address. Name electronic files as follows:
A _ titleofwork.jpg
B _ titleofwork.jpg
C _ titleofwork.jpg

Please double-check your entry disk. Abbreviate as needed on the electronic
file name, but be sure the entry form has complete information. Disks will not be returned.

Karen Kunc is the Willa Cather Professor of Art at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where
she has served on the faculty since 1983. As a working artist and educator, Kunc maintains a
rigorous schedule of exhibits, workshops, and residencies throughout the US and abroad. Among Kunc’s many awards are two Fulbright Fellowships to Finland and a Fulbright Specialist grant to Dhaka, Bangladesh; two Mid America Arts Alliance/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships;
and the Southern Graphics Council Printmaker Emeritus Award. In 2014 Kunc opened
Constellation Studios (www.constellation-studios.net) as a creative destination for
print, paper and book arts in Lincoln, Nebraska.

MAIL TO:
Americas 2016: Paperworks
Northwest Art Center
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, North Dakota 58707

PROSPECTUS
http://www.minotstateu.edu/nac/pdf/pw_2016.pdf

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