August 7, 2018 Lanesboro, Minn. – News from Lanesboro Arts. For immediate release.
CONTACT: Robbie Brokken, Gallery Director
Announcing Call for Entries for ‘Spitting Image’ self-portrait group exhibition at Lanesboro Arts
Above: Self-Portrait by Lanesboro Arts Juried Sales Gallery artist Mary Solberg.Self-
Below: Self- Portrait by Lanesboro Arts Juried Sales Gallery artist Erik Pearson.
Lanesboro, Minn. – Calling all visual artists creating self-portraits! Lanesboro Arts is inviting artists to submit an application for inclusion in the upcoming ‘Spitting Image’ exhibition, a juried self-portrait group show which will run February 9 – April 6, 2019. Visual artists working in a variety of mediums, such as sculpture, painting, drawing and photography, are welcome to apply. Both 2D and 3D entries will also be accepted.
Deadline for entries is January 2, 2019. To be considered by the jury, artists may e-mail photos of 1-5 entries that are primarily depictions of themselves. All styles of self-portraiture, including realism, abstraction, representational, traditional, non-representational, modern and conceptual, will be accepted. Artists are encouraged to showcase their individuality and unique style while also revealing insight into a creative process of self-discovery and realization.
Images e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Portrait of The Artist’ in the subject line should include the following information for each entry: title, medium, size, dimensions, and retail price. Artists should also submit their mailing address, phone number, website and artist statement. Entries are also accepted via the postal service. Mail a CD or flash drive with high resolution digital images and a hard copy list of the information for each item to Lanesboro Arts, PO Box 152, Lanesboro, MN 55949.
Artists will be notified of the jury panel’s decision by January 12, 2019. Artwork accepted for the ‘Spitting Image’ group show, must be delivered to Lanesboro Arts by 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 2 with title and artist name clearly marked. Participating artists are invited to be in attendance at the opening reception on Saturday, February 9 from 6-8 p.m., as well as a special “meet and greet” event Friday, March 22 from 5-7 p.m. during a spring arts festival. Following the exhibit, work will need to be picked up from the gallery on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.
The Lanesboro Arts galleries are handicapped accessible and are located at 103 Parkway Ave. N. in Lanesboro, Minnesota. Lanesboro Arts has been providing year-round arts programming for nearly forty years. Its mission is to serve as a regional catalyst for artistic excellence and educational development in providing diverse art experiences for people of all ages. Every year, 15,000 people visit the Lanesboro Arts Exhibition and Juried Sales Galleries. —
103 Parkway Ave N
PO Box 152
Lanesboro, MN 55949 USA