Fine Arts Senior Exhibition CRITICAL INFORMATION: Opens: Saturday, April 4, Noon Closes: Sunday, April 12, 4 p.m. SENIOR EXHIBITION Graduation requirement for all visual art students Registration is necessary (non-credit course)
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Opens: Saturday, April 4, Noon
Closes: Sunday, April 12, 4 p.m.
Graduation requirement for all visual art students
Registration is necessary (non-credit course)
The December Senior Exhibition is a combined exhibition for Fall Graduates from all department; the Spring Cycle features individual shows for each department
One exhibition-ready piece presented to jury in Sharadin Art Gallery
Timely submission of complete online loan form
Timely submission of artwork
Meet special departmental requirements
DEADLINES ARE FIRM AND FAILURE TO MEET THEM
WILL RESULT IN EXCLUSION FROM THE EXHIBITION —
THIS WILL JEOPARDIZE YOUR ABILITY TO GRADUATE.
The Fine Arts exhibition is curated by an outside juror. You will submit pieces to be considered for exhibition.
It is unlikely that all students will be represented in the show (only pieces that add to the overall exhibition statement will be included).
Submit your best work regardless of medium and completion date
Need not be the result of course assignments
Available duration of exhibition; cannot be removed
Maximum quantity listed on exhibition schedule
CRITICAL INFORMATION: Maximum 5 works
Only submit exhibition ready works.
Arrangements can be made for the juror to come to studios in Sharadin to see site specific and oversized works. Arrangements must be made and approved, by email, with gallery director BEFORE loan forms are submitted.
The juror can also consider images of site-specific or oversized works. Images must be JPEG format on a CD-ROM which is delivered during drop-off.
We begin installing the exhibition the day after the jurying process takes place. Consequently: ONLY submit finished works that can be installed the next day.
Discuss installations, performances, media works with Director
(before loan form due)
Equipment and arrangements during the exhibition are the responsibility of the artist
Off-site presentations encouraged but not considered “participation”
Performances & media works in gallery during reception at director’s discretion
Web-based -- must be completed online
Incomplete and late forms not accepted
Long titles and long medium descriptions will be edited
Forms for complicated works must include installation instructions
SUBMITTING LOAN FORM
Online at http://www.kutztown.edu/acad/artgallery
Click “Senior Exhibition”
Complete form EXACTLY as you want information to appear on wall label
Submit before midnight, Friday March 27
Distributed at next meeting (also available online)
All work must have I.D. Tag
Each component of multiple work must be tagged
Clearly printed, fasten to work’s back
Serial pieces sequentially numbered (and attach diagram)
Mark top of non-representational and abstract work
Not exhibition ready
Piece has insufficient backing allowing it to bow away from wall
Not exhibition ready
Glass with no backing and
loose hanging wire
DELIVERY OF ARTWORK
Deliver to Sharadin Art Gallery
Students away from campus must arrange delivery
Gallery will not accept early or late work
Missing delivery will prevent graduation
CRITICAL INFORMATION: Tuesday, March 31, 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
JURYING OF ARTWORK
The jurying process will take the afternoon of drop-off day.
CRITICAL INFORMAITON: Results of the jurying process will not be made available until reclaimation of declined work takes place:
Wednesday, April 1, 9:00 a.m. - noon.
You must come to the gallery, in person, during this time to find out if your work was accepted and to reclaim any declined artwork.
THE GALLERY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DECLINED WORK NOT CLAIMED DURING THIS TIME
Responsibility of gallery director
Overall integrity of exhibition guides design decisions
(possible that works may not be grouped)
Limited inventory of pedestal & covers
(occasionally necessary to group small objects by different artists on the pedestal)
Wall labels and checklist based on information you provide on Loan Form
(information may be edited for length, clarity, consistency)
Visitors & exhibition participants not allowed in gallery during installation
Encouraged to participate in reception by bringing finger food
(departmental advisor has information)
Gallery provides beverages, plates, napkins, utensils
Reception generally held in Sharadin Lobby
CRITICAL INFORMATION: Sunday, April 5, 2 - 4 p.m.
RECLAMATION OF ARTWORK ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBITION (PICK-UP)
If unable to reclaim, must arrange for agent to reclaim
(must arrange in advance with written release to director)
Photo ID available when reclaiming work
No alternative reclamation times
Unclaimed work placed in storage; if no storage space, in lobby
Stored work only available during next exhibition’s public hours
CRITICAL INFORMATION: Monday, April 13, noon - 6 p.m.
The gallery is not
responsible for damage
to unclaimed artwork
ADDITIONAL FINE ARTS REQUIREMENTS
Submit a CD-ROM containing:
• At least 6 jpeg image
• A reference list (Word or text file), that identifies each image file with: title of work, year completed, medium, size (h” x w” x d”).
• A file containing your Artist’s Statement (at least 250 words in a MSWord or text file)
ALSO: A printed copy of your Artist’s Statement (at least 250 words)
Thursday, April 2, by 4 p.m., Fine Arts Office in Sharadin.
683-4546 ext. 5
AGENDA FOR NEXT MEETING
• Last-minute questions
• Attendance is mandatory
CRITICAL INFORMATION: Monday, March 16, 6:00 p.m., Sharadin Room 200