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Hutchinson Center for the Arts: Call for Exhibition Proposals & Gift Shop Consignment Items

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The Hutchinson Center for the Arts announces a call for entries for solo and group exhibitions.  Open to all MN residents working in any media, including installation and new media. The Hutchinson Center for the Arts is located in downtown Hutchinson, MN. The Center has exhibition opportunities for both emerging and established Minnesota artists.

EXHIBITION ENTRY PROCEDURE:  DUE VIA EMAIL MIDNIGHT ON JULY 31, 2015

All below written materials should be composed in Word, and images should be saved as jpegs, then attached in an email to: director@hutchinsonarts.org  The email subject line should read PORTFOLIO, then your first and last name (example: Portfolio, John Doe)

Required Materials

  • Artist Statement, brief – Save with your first initial, last name, -Statement (Example: JDoe-Statement.doc)
  • Resume, (no more than 1 page) – Save with your first initial, last name, -Statement (Example: JDoe-Resume.doc)
  • Five images of works completed within the past five years.  Save images as JPEG files, 72dpi in size, longest dimension less than 2000 pixels.  Save images with your first initial, last name, and image number as it appears on your corresponding image list (Example: JDoe01.jpg).
  • Image list.  Title of work, medium, dimensions (L” x W” x H”), date of completion, price of piece if for sale. For installations and performance works, please list a short description of the wall, floor, ceiling space required as well as the tools, outlets, etc. required for the display of your piece(s).  Save with your first initial, last name, -List (Example: JDoe-List.doc)

 

 

GIFT SHOP CONSIGNMENT: ONGOING DEADLINE

We are seeking handmade craft items for our newly appointed retail display cases for 3 month rotations of selected inventory.

Open to all MN residents working in small scale textiles and ceramics as well as jewelry, bead work, silver, wood working and other functional/decorative crafts.  Work can be from both emerging and established Minnesota artists representing high quality craftsmanship and design.

All below written materials should be composed in Word, and images should be saved as jpegs, then attached in an email to: director@hutchinsonarts.org  Email subject line should read
CRAFT CONSIGNMENT, then your first and last name (example: Craft Consignment, John Doe)

 Required Materials

  • Artist Statement  brief – Save with your first initial, last name, -Statement (Example: JDoe-Statement.doc)
  • Resume (no more than 1 page) – Save with your first initial, last name, -Statement (Example: JDoe-Resume.doc)
  • Five images of works completed within the past five years.  Save images as JPEG files, 72dpi in size, longest dimension less than 2000 pixels.  Save images with your first initial, last name, and image number as it appears on your corresponding image list (Example: JDoe01.jpg).
  • Image list Title of work, medium, dimensions (L” x W” x H”), date of completion, retail price of piece.

 

ACCEPTANCE: Artists selected for an exhibit and/or consignment will be contacted via email.

SALES: Work for exhibition does not have to be for sale.  Sale prices are determined by the artist.  70% of sale price goes to artist, 30% to The Hutchinson Center for the Arts. All work must be the property of the artist to be available for sale.

INSURANCE: Hutchinson Center for the Arts does not provide insurance for artwork though great care will be taken in handling and displaying your work. HCA recommends that artwork be insured by the artist, as the artist bears the full responsibility for loss and damage to art while in transit. HCA retains the right to decide which work is included in exhibitions.

IMAGE USE: 
Upon acceptance, selected artists grant Hutchinson Center for the Arts rights to use the selected image(s) on printed materials and the gallery web site for promotional purposes only.

CONTACT: 
Any questions, email director@hutchinsonarts.org

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