Tuesday, March 10, 2009

The Sculpture Center - Call for artists

The Sculpture Center, Cleveland

The CALL FOR ARTISTS for After the Pedestal, the 5th Annual of Smaller Sculpture from the Region is now open with an entry deadline of Monday, April 6.

The deadline is Monday, April 6, 2009 by 5 PM for hard copy or midnight, for online entry. 
The Application Form and a $30 fee (check, cash, or money order) must be mailed in hard copy to The Sculpture Center and received no later than Friday, April 10. Artists will be notified in late April.

Exhibition dates are June 5 – July 25, 2009

The juror is Paola Morsiani, Curator of Contemporary Art at The Cleveland Museum of Art. From 1999-2007, she was Senior Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas, and she has worked in curatorial departments in American museums since 1994—at The Drawing Center and the Queens Museum in New York and the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA. She has independently curated shows in Italy, for PS122 Gallery, New York, and for Art & Idea, Mexico City, among other institutions. Morsiani’s most recently curated CAM Houston exhibitions, which received international critical acclaim, were Wishing for Synchronicity: Works by Pipilotti Rist (2006), Andrea Zittel: Critical Space (2005, co-organized with the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York), and Fade In: New Film and Video (2004). She has also curated several Perspectives series exhibitions.

Eligibility - All artists from Ohio, its contiguous states (Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania) and Ontario, Canada, working in all media of sculpture, including installation, conceptual work, and performance video if object based, are eligible.

The artwork may be envisioned for indoor or outdoor display, but will be displayed indoors. The artwork should be conceived on a smaller scale appropriate for 850-1000 sq. ft. galleries, created within the last 3 years, and not previously exhibited in Northeast Ohio. Artists may submit up to 3 artworks for consideration. Artists are responsible for shipping. The Sculpture Center will insure the artwork while on its premises.

Applications must include high resolution jpeg images of up to 3 artwork and details, up to 9 images total (image size: approx. 8 x 10 inches @ 300 dpi). Image list of title, date, medium, and size (h x w x d) clearly keyed to images. Artist’s resume with all contact information
. Artist’s statement
. If application is made in hard copy, all information should be on a CD or DVD.

The After the Pedestal Application Form must be printed, completed off line, and mailed to The Sculpture Center. The rest of the application can be made online by clicking the link below.
Click here to apply online.

If you have questions, call or email Ann Albano, Executive Director, at 216.229.6527 or aalbano@sculpturecenter.org.

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