Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Call for Submissions from Guilford Art Center: “Bowls” – Deadline Jan 31, 2011



Call for Submissions

Bowls: common, open-top containers, dishes or basins, often round and rather deep, used in many cultures chiefly for holding liquids and food.

One of the simplest, most ancient, and most elemental forms, bowls have been created and recreated by artists and artisans through the ages as objects variously or simultaneously functional, sculptural, decorative, utilitarian, and more.

This exhibit will explore what continues to be new and vital about this form, and submitted work is encouraged to explore its many aspects.

Jurors: Pam Erickson and Richard Davis

Eligibility: This exhibition is open to bowls in any media, including mixed media. All submitted work must be three dimensional.  Open to all U.S. residents.

Awards: $500 in prizes to be awarded by the jurors.

Entries: Each artist may submit up to three (3) works. Each work may be represented by two separate images: one full view and one detail view. Work must be submitted in high resolution digital format. For each entry please note: Title; Media; Size/Dimensions; Retail price or not for sale/insurance value.

Email entries to:

Entry Fee: $25.00. Includes up to three (3) submissions. Make check payable to Guilford Art Center and mail to 411 Church Street, Guilford, CT 06437. Or call the Center with credit card number (203-453-5947). Payment must be received for entries to be eligible.

Entry Deadline: January 31. Digital images and entry fee must be received by this date.

Show Schedule:

Application due: January 31, 2011

Artist Notification: February 14, 2011

Receiving: March 7-11, 2011 (10am-4pm)

Opening reception: March 18, 2011 (5-7pm)

Closing: April 22, 2011

For more information please contact Guilford Art Center at 203-453-5947, or visit

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