Call to Artists: 8th All-Media Juried Biennial
August 1 – September 30, 2016
All artists residing in the state of Florida are invited to submit entries for the Art and Culture Center’s 8th All-Media Juried Biennial.
Original paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, video, computer-generated images, performance, and site-specific installations will be considered.
Cash awards totaling $6,500 will be distributed as follows:
$3,000 Best in Show
$2,000 First Place
$1,000 Second Place
$500 Third Place
Katherine Pill, Juror
Katherine Pill is Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida. She previously held the position of Assistant Curator at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. Pill earned a BA in Art History from McGill University in Montreal and a dual MA in Art History and Arts Administration from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
The opening reception and awards presentation will be held 6 – 9 pm on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The reception is free for members and $10 for non-members. Each exhibiting artist may bring one non-member guest free of charge.
- Aug. 1 – Sept. 30, 2016: Submissions accepted
- Nov. 7: Announcements for winning entries mailed
- Jan. 9 – 13, 2017: Accepted artworks to be delivered to Center
- Fri., Jan. 20, 6 – 9 pm: Opening reception and awards presentation
- Jan. 21 – March 5: Exhibition dates
- March 6 – 10, 2017: Artwork pickup
There is a non-refundable entry fee of $50 per person to submit up to three artworks. Only original works of art completed after Jan. 2015 are eligible. No artwork measuring more than eight feet in any one direction or weighing more than 100 pounds can be accepted. Artwork should be ready to install and properly identified with the provided label securely attached. Canvases with wet paint and frames in fragile condition will not be accepted. One entry per artist. The juror’s decisions are final. No substitutions will be accepted.
Shipping of Original Works
- Accepted artists are responsible for all shipping arrangements and expenses. Round-trip shipping expenses must be pre-paid. Those sent C.O.D. will not be accepted. Please allow two weeks for shipment.
- All packing material must be sufficient for safe return.
- Do not use glass on artwork to be shipped.
Delivery and Pick-up
Original artwork accepted for exhibition must be delivered no later than Jan. 13, 2017, and picked up no later than March 10, 2017, following the conclusion of the exhibition. No work that has been accepted as part of the exhibition will be permitted to be withdrawn before the close of the exhibition. Artwork will not be released to any person other than the artist without written authorization from the artist to the Art and Culture Center/Hollywood.
Unless prior written permission is granted, artwork not picked up by 5 pm on March 10, 2017, will be subject to an initial charge of $20 plus $5 for each additional day. Any artwork not retrieved by May 1, 2017 will be considered a donation to be sold to benefit the Center. Artists will be liable for all additional expenses, including packing, transportation, insurance, and off-site storage.
Online entry form
Submissions will be accepted until September 30, 2016. For more information, call 954. 921. 3274, or email email@example.com.