November 1, 2019 – January 15, 2020
ELIGIBILITY: All artists-craftspersons above high school age residing in the state of Iowa.
ENTRIES: A total of four (4) entries may be submitted by each artist in the form of small jpegs (1 MB per image maximum sent to firstname.lastname@example.org). Artists may enter up to two images for 2-D works and three images for 3-D works. Entries must be received by Friday, September 20. If emailing entries, please send in or scan and e-mail your actual completed and signed entry form. All works are to be original, by the entering artist, completed since September 2017, and not previously entered into the Iowa Crafts show. Do not submit the actual artwork for jury. Note: if submitting entry images by e-mail you will receive a notification e-mail that your images have come through—if you do not receive a notification email your images have not come through.
FIVE ENTRY CATEGORIES: Clay; Fiber; Metal/Wood; Jewelry; and Other Craft Media
DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED ENTRIES: If accepted, works must be delivered to the museum no later than Saturday, October 26. Accepted entries can either be sent or hand delivered to the Museum.
LABELING ENTRIES: Please label all digital entries with the title and entry number (e.g. Necklace 1). Computer disks and flash drives will be sent back if postage and envelope are provided.
ENTRY PICK-UP: Exhibited works can be picked up starting Saturday, January 18. All exhibited work must be picked up by Saturday, February 29, 2020. Work left after this date will be disposed of at the discretion of the Museum. Cost of all shipping will be borne by entrant.
INSURANCE: Extreme care will be exercised in handling entries; the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum cannot assume liability for accidents in shipping or handling. The insuring of works will be left to the discretion and responsibility of the individual artists. While in Museum possession, artworks will be insured.
AWARDS: NSB Bank’s Best in Show Award: One-Person Exhibition within one calendar year; Best in Category: $150; Juror’s Special Mention in Category: $50. Awards will be announced on Saturday, November 9 at 2:30 p.m.
SALES: Work may be priced for sale or NFS (not for sale). If work is labeled NFS please include an estimated insurance value. A 40% commission on sales will be retained by the Museum.
NOTE: The exhibitor, by signing the entry form, agrees to all the aforementioned conditions of entry. No entry will be accepted without a signed entry form. We have the right to refuse any work due to misrepresentation and/or inadequate presentation.