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The Appleton Museum of Art is devoting its 2016 Biennial exhibition to the art of drawing. The exhibition dates are July 2–August 28, 2016 and this juried show will exhibit framed colored pencil, graphite and other drawings with an emphasis on works measuring at least 18 x 24" and larger. Entries will be accepted online only through Cafe. Click here to enter.
March 1, 2016
Artists may submit up to two (2) entries
At least one (1) entry must be oversized (18 x 24 in. or larger)
Two (2) images of each entry is required (full view and a detail)
The Juror and Exhibition Committee reserve the right to return any work that does not adhere to the above criteria. Entry in this exhibition constitutes an agreement that all accepted images may be used for promotional purposes.
$35.00 for up to two (2) entries
Entries will be accepted online only through Cafe. Click here to enter.
|Best of Show||$1,000|
A 1985 graduate of University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Alison Ferris is Senior Curator at the Des Moines Art Center and former curator at the John Michael Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
As curator at Bowdoin College Museum of Art from 1996 to 2008, Ferris curated over 25 exhibitions focusing on contemporary art including Fantastical Fables: Paintings, Prints and Drawings by Amy Cutler, Errant Behaviors: A Projection and Sound Installation by Anne Wilson and Brutal Beauty: Paintings by Walton Ford. One of her major curatorial projects,The Disembodied Spirit (2003-04), explored the curious preponderance of ghosts and the immaterial in 19th-century and contemporary American art.
Ferris' exhibitions at the John Michael Kohler Art Center have included Mocha Dick: An installation by Tristan Lowe/Tom Brennan/Justin Richel and Lydia Badger, The Drawing Season/ The Line Unleashed/Laylah Ali, and the kids are all right.
|Entry Deadline||March 1, 2016|
|Notification of Acceptance||April 1-7, 2016|
|Loan Agreements Due||May 1, 2016|
|Artwork Due||June 20, 2016|
|Opening Reception & Awards||July 1, 2016|
|Exhibition Closes||August 28, 2016|
|Work Returned By||Sept 10, 2016|
Artists may not sell their work throughout the course of the exhibition.
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