222 bookends the book as art exhibition

Posted: Oct 06, 2008

BookEnds - The Book as Art Exhibition

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Type:Exhibition
Category:Art Contests > All Art Forms
Entry Fee:$31 - 40
Location:Alexandria, VA
Prizes:Cash prizes for Best of Show and Honorable Mention winners
Entry Deadline
Nov 17 2008

Exhibition Details

BookEnds an exhibition that focuses on the book as art and will be open to all artists nationally and internationally. The exhibition will be split between two venues, Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Target Gallery and Pyramid Atlantic: A Center for Print, Paper and Book Arts. The juror for this exhibition is Helen Frederick, Founder and former director of Pyramid Atlantic. Frederick will choose the work that will be on display at both galleries.

Juror: Helen Frederick
Helen C. Frederick is recognized as an artist using printmaking, artist books, electronic media and installation works as a basis for commentary. She is the founder of Pyramid Atlantic, a Center for Contemporary Collaborative Projects in Printmaking, Hand Paper Making, Digital Media and the Art of the Book. Frederick’s work is included in the Whitney Museum of Art (NYC), National Gallery of Art, Library of Congress and Smithsonian American Art Museum (DC) and other collections around the world. Her activity as a lecturer, juror and curator nationally and internationally, have her currently engaged in the following exhibitions; International Print Exhibition, USA and Japan, 2008 featuring the Tamarind Institute, SOLO Impressions, Segura Publishing, Paulson Press and Pyramid Atlantic. She has been featured in many publications to include the Complete Printmaker (revised 1989), The Best of Printmaking (1997), Dieter Roth in America (2004) Germany, and Papermaking for Printmakers (2005) UK.

Directions for Entry:
Image entry will be PC compatible JPEG digital files and by 35mm slides only. Review will be by digital image only. We strongly suggest digital submission. All 35mm slides will be scanned before jury and require an additional $3 fee per slide. We regret that we cannot review images via email. Images of up to three works may be submitted. Only one detail image per each work may be included. CDs must contain the artist’s name on both the actual CD and the case. JPEGs should be no larger than 300 dpi at approximately 4 by 6 inches. All digital files must be in JPEG format and must include the artist’s name and title of the submission (smithpainting5.jpg). Please do not use quotations or spaces in file names. Slides must be labeled with the artist’s name, title, media, and dimensions. Mark the lower left-hand corner of the front with a red dot.

Contest Tags: target gallery, books, art exhibition
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