Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Call for Entries: University of North Dakota National Juried Print Portfolio for Undergraduate Students

Entry Deadline: November 23, 2009
Entry Fee: $15 non-refundable
Show Dates: Summer 2010
University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND 58202

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The National Juried Portfolio Competetion for Undergraduate Students is organized by the University of North Dakota Department of Art and Design. Entries will be juried by CD and 15 students will be selected by a juror to participate in creating an edition with a theme yet to be determined.

Print size is 15"x20" and the edition will be 20. Completed prints will be mailed to the University of North Dakota (UND) where they will be collated and placed into profressionally created portfolio cases. One completed portfolio will be retunred to each participating student, one to the juror, and one to the UND Art Collections and three to be determined. Attempts will be made to place the suites in regional museums in the upper Midwest. An exhibiton of the portfolio is planned at the Eugen E. Meyers Art Gallery at UND during the Summer or Fall Semesters, 2010. Additionally, a full color catalogue will be produced and copies will be sent to participating students and their supporting art institutions.

This exchange is open to students currently enrolled full-time in college, university or art school programs with a minimum of third year status.

All traditional and experimental printmaking media using a matrix is eligible.

Majorie Devon, Executive Director of Tamarind Institute since 1985 is also author and editor of "Tamarind: 40 Years", "Migrations: Directions in Native American Art", "Tamarind: Technologies for Fine Lithography", and soon to be published "Impressive Impressions: Fifty Years of Tamarind Lithographs".

Ms. Devon has acted as juror for many national and international exhibtions such as the Delta Small Prints, the 4th Minnesota National Print Biennial and has mediated panel discussions such as the 2003 Southern Graphics Council Conference, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

*Tamarind Institute produces print editions and develops educatinal and research programs, including international outreach programming.

Entry Procedure:
Mail your completed entry form, entry fee, CD with five images of your most recent work (jpeg format, 72 dpi maximum 720 width by 486 height in RGB format), and a color "thumbnail" printout for reference. Include name of artist, title of work, date, size, and medium. Selected particiapnts will be asked to create a new edition of prints with a theme determined once the 15 particiapnts are chosen.
*There is a $15 non-refundable entry fee payable to UND Printmaking.
*If you would like your submitted material returned, please include a SASE.

PLEASE MAIL completed entry form, CD, color print-out and SASE to:

Prof. Kim W. Fink
UND Dept. of Art and Design
HFAC Room 127
3350 Campus Rd. Stop 7099
Grand Forks, ND 58202

Contact Information:
Prof. Kim W. Fink
(701) 777-2905

Notification will be made by email. See calendar for notification dates.

UND is not responsible for lost or damaged CD's or prints in transit to or from UND.

November 23, 2009 - Postmark Deadline for CD, entry fee, and SASE
January 14, 2010 - notifiaction mailed to applicant
April 20, 2010 - Deadline for delivery of completed edition of 20 prints
May 16, 2010 - Boxed suite sent to participants
Summer 2010 - Exhibiton at UND

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