2017 Waterloo Fest Juried Exhibition. DEADLINE: APRIL 2, 2017.

Waterloo Arts invites all artists residing in the US or Canada to submit artwork for the 2017 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition. This is a unique opportunity for artists to exhibit work in the Waterloo Arts Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio. Artists will receive substantial exposure during the district’s largest community event, The Waterloo Arts Fest, welcoming more than 5,000 attendees.

JUROR: Anderson Turner, Director, School of Art Collection and Galleries, Kent State University
Anderson Turner received a BFA in sculpture from the University of Arizona and went on to earn an MFA in ceramic art from Kent State University (Ohio). He has served as a technical editor for the American Ceramic Society and the Publications Director for the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). He has edited and compiled numerous books as well scholarly journals about ceramic arts. He continues to make and show artwork and maintains a studio at his farm in Garrettsville, Ohio. He currently serves as the Director of the School of Art Collection and Galleries for the Kent State University School of Art and recently added the extra roll of being the Art Critic for the Akron Beacon Journal.

Submission Deadline: April 2, 2017
Jury Notification: April 30, 2017
Shipping and Delivery: May 1 to May 20, 2017
Exhibition Opening: June 2, 2017
Waterloo Arts Fest: June 24, 2017
Exhibition Closing: July 21, 2017

AWARDS: CAN Journal Best of Show: $500. Second Best of Show: $250. Honorable Mentions: $100.
Sponsorship Awards: Brick Ceramic + Design Outstanding Work in Ceramics: $75. Praxis Fiber Workshop Outstanding Work in Fiber Arts: $75. Sculpture Center Outstanding Work in Sculpture: $75. All Accepted Artists Receive $25 Honorarium
Artists must be at least 18 years of age and reside in the US or Canada
Artist may submit up to three (3) pieces of original art in any two-dimensional or three-dimensional media
Time based, electronic media, performance art, and installations will NOT be accepted.
Work exceeding 36 inches in any dimension may be excluded due to space restrictions. Work may not exceed seventy pounds in weight
All work must have been executed within the last 5 years and not been shown previously at Waterloo Arts
Entries must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition to be eligible for awards
Artists must grant permission for Waterloo Arts to use their images and information in promotional materials

FEES: $30: non-refundable fee for up to three pieces


Organization/Company: Waterloo Arts
Location: Cleveland, OH
Deadline: April 2, 2017
How to Apply: All entries must be submitted electronically through Entry fees will be made through PayPal during the submission process. For more information on how to submit your work with the Entrythingy tool see their tutorial videos. Use of Entrythingy tool for submission purposes is free to the artists.

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