Makers Art Group Blog

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Opportunities for Our Members:


Deadline: FEBRUARY 29

Open to artist producing wall-hung art to exhibit in University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum’s Steinhauer Trust Gallery. Send proposals, 5 slides or electronic images, SASE: pat Brown, UW-Madison Arboretum, 1207 Seminole Highway, Madison, WI 53711, 608-265-3355,

Deadline: MARCH 1
The Galleries on the campus in East Peoria, IL, accepting applications for 2008-2009 exhibition season. Send current resume, 20 slides, short bio, statement and SASE to Jennifer Costa, Gallery Curator, Illinois Central College, One College Drive, East Peoria, IL 61635. slides preferred, but will accept CDs with good quality images of work. E-mail submissions NOT accepted. Questions: 309-694-5529,

Deadline: MARCH 1

Accepting proposals for individual shows for the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 exhibition schedules. Exhibition space consists of upper and lower galleries with a spacious landing between. Stipends for transportation costs and honoraria for gallery talks will be awarded on a funds-available basis. All media, including ceramics, drawing, graphic design, metals, mixed media, painting photography, printmaking and sculpture will be considered. Insurance. Send 10-20 slides or digital entries, slide list, resume, statement, SASE to Esther E. Randall, Director, Fred P. Giles Gallery, Department of Art and Design, 309 Campbell Building, Eastern Kentucky University, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, KY 40475-3102.


Kishwaukee College Art Gallery invites artists (one person or groups) and other interested parties to submit proposals for exhibition. Potential exhibitors are asked to provide the following materials for consideration: a written proposal discussing the type and number of works to be shown. 15-20 slides of the work, an artist’s statement outlining the focus of the work, a vitae, and a SASE. The exhibitor has the option of being available for the installation and removal of the work. In the absence of the exhibitor, the gallery director will supervise both the installation and removal of the work. Proposal materials are reviewed by the Gallery Committee as they become available for Fall and Spring exhibition schedules.
Non-art proposals should include a statement outlining the intent of the display and the type, size, quality of the materials to be shown.
Send Proposal Materials To:
Michelle Erickson-Goettl, Gallery DirectorKishwaukee College Art Gallery21193 Malta RoadMalta, IL 60150-9699Phone: (815) 825-2086 Ext. 561E-mail:
Michelle Erickson-Goettl


Deadline: APRIL 15
2nd Annual Open to artists worldwide. No entry fee in lieu of donation of two prints from the exchange to Oregon university. Exchange requirements: edition of 15 identical 5x7 prints, original prints made for this exchange. Insert interleaf or glassine sheets between each print, cut to 5x7. Each print must be signed and numbered and accompanied by artist’s name, title and media. All prints submitted will be put in a web gallery and shown in an exhibition at the Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University’s main gallery space, in December 2009. A portfolio of 13 randomly selected prints will be mailed to each participant in the summer of 2008. Send prints and SASE (6”x9” or larger) to: Oregon Ink spot Exchange, Attn: Kathelene Galloway, Loso Hall 154, One University Blvd., Easter Oregon University, La Grande, OR 97850,


Deadline: MARCH 31

First Street Gallery, June 26-July19, 2008. Open to US residents 18+. All media except photography or film $30/up to 3 entries; $5/ea. add'l-no limit. Juror: Gregory Amenoff, Char of Visual Art; School of Arts, Columbia University. Prospectus: SASE to First Street Gallery, 526 W. 26th Street, New York, NY 10001 or NO EMAIL ENTRIES.

Deadline: JANUARY 30
Woman Made Gallery: Clay and Fiber

CALL FOR ARTWORK: Clay and Fiber Exhibition Dates: April 4 – May 15, 2008Woman Made Gallery seeks entries by women and men for "Clay and Fiber," an exhibition that examines the creative potential of these two mediums. Artists may submit work in clay, fiber, or work that combines the two mediums. To provide a diverse presentation, the juror will consider art created with traditional, functional or conceptual approaches. Artist Statement plus Entry Fee: $24.Online Entries Submit jpgs of three of your works on our website.Mailed Entries Mail slides or cd with images of three of your works, completed entry form and a $24 entry fee to Woman Made Gallery, 685 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60622Juror: Dorothy HughesDorothy Hughes is an accomplished clay, fiber and mixed media artist. After receiving her training from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and the University of Illinois at Champaign, Hughes taught Fiber at various institutions including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Evanston Art Center and Wolverhampton College of Art and Design in England. Hughes maintains a studio in Chicago and teaches Clay classes at ArtScapeChicago for Harold Washington College.Final Entry Deadline: January 30, 2008Notifications: February 20, 2008

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