44th Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show Application

Cerro Gordo Photo Show Application

Deadline for Entry: June 21
On Display: August 9 - October 26, 2024 (Please note the later exhibition dates)
Opening Reception: August 15, Reception starts @ 6 p.m., Awards announced at 6:30 p.m.

THIS EXHIBIT IS INTENDED TO: Promote interest in photography, stimulate increased levels of quality and creativity in area photography, share examples of area work with the public, and provide a forum for area artists.

ELIGIBILITY: All residents of Cerro Gordo County high school age and over, and any student registered at North Iowa Area Community College for the 2024 spring or summer semesters.

QUESTIONS? CONTACT US AT: 641-421-3666, 303 Second Street SE, Mason City, IA 50401

Sponsored by the Safford and Lena Lock Photo Endowment Fund

By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website. Your information will not be shared.

Please submit up to three entries.  You can send JPG images by e-mail to mlinskeydeegan@masoncity.net.  Please include the title of the artwork with each JPG.

Terms and conditions

ELIGIBILITY: All residents of Cerro Gordo County, high school age and over, and any student registered at North Iowa Area Community College for the spring or summer semesters of 2024.

ENTRIES: A total of three (3) entries may be submitted by each artist in the form of small jpegs (1 MB per image maximum if e-mailing to mlinskeydeegan@masoncity.net). Larger images can be submitted on CD or flash drive. All works must be original, by the entering artist, completed January 2021-present, and not previously entered into the Photo Show. Do not submit the actual artwork for jury. Deadline for entries by mail or e-mail is Saturday, June 21, 2024.

LABELING E-MAIL ENTRIES: Please title each entry with your last name and its entry number (example, smith1.jpg, smith2.jpg, smith3.jpg). Please include your name and title of each entry in the e-mail message.

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: Artists will be notified by e-mail of acceptance. If the artist does not have an e-mail address notification will be by mail.

DELIVERY: All accepted entries can either be sent or hand-delivered to the Museum. If accepted, works must be framed with black frames, include screw eyes or D-rings for hanging, and be delivered to the museum no later than 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 3. Please use a white or cream mat. Photos printed on canvas or metal do not have to be framed. Please contact Mara Linskey-Deegan if you have questions about presentation.
All exhibited work can be picked up starting Wednesday, October 30, 2024. Work left after Saturday, November 30, 2024, will be disposed of at the discretion of the Museum.

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 during transport will be left to the discretion and responsibility of the individual artists. While in Museum possession, works will be insured.

SALES: Work may be priced for sale or NFS (Not For Sale). A 40% commission on sales will be retained by the Museum.

NOTE: The artist, by signing the entry form, agrees to all the aforementioned conditions of entry. No entry will be accepted without a signed entry form. Signed electronic forms are acceptable.

?: Please call Mara Linskey-Deegan at 641.421.3666 or e-mail: mlinskeydeegan@masoncity.net.