Bradley University Galleries

7th Central Time Ceramics Call For Entries

HOW TO ENTER:
Online
By Mail

Deadline:
All entries must be postmarked by December 16, 2019.

Dates:
-January 17th, 2020 : Artists Notified of Acceptance
-February 18th, 2020 : All Accepted Work Due at Bradley
-March 9 – April 17, 2020 : Exhibition, Heuser Art Gallery & Hartmann Center Gallery
-May 20th, 2020 : Deadline for Pick up/Return of Work

Eligibility:
This exhibition is open to all ceramic artists over the age of 18, who currently reside in the Central Time Zone. Central Time Zone states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin; however not all counties within these states are within the Central Time Zone.  Artists who reside in areas of Canada and Mexico that are within the Central Time Zone are also eligible. If  you are unsure if your location qualifies please contact us.

Artwork submitted must have been completed within the last three years. All forms of ceramic expression are encouraged.

Image Requirements:
-Save image as a high quality JPG
-Image should have a resolution of 72 to 300 dpi
-Label Images to correspond with entry form found HERE

Restrictions:
All ceramic works must be packed within two boxes. The interior box must be no larger than 18”x18”x18”, and the exterior box must not exceed 24”x24”x24”. Insurance value must be less than $5,000

Delivery & Return of Artwork:
The artist is responsible for delivering or shipping the artwork to and from the gallery. A bar-coded shipping label or adequate postage for return shipping must be included with all shipped work. Be sure to label you work clearly so that it can be easily identified. Bradley University Galleries will store artwork for up to 30 days after the closing of the exhibition. All unclaimed work will become the property of Bradley University.

Liability:
Accepted Artwork will be insured for the sale price or other stated value while it is in the custody of Bradley University.  Insurance value must not exceed $5,000.  The artist is responsible for insuring the artwork while in transit.

Awards: 1st place – $1,000, 2nd place – $500, 3rd place – $250

Sales:
The Bradley University Galleries will receive 35% commission on all sales. No accepted entries may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition

Entry Fees:
Each artist must pay a non-refundable entry fee of $35 for up to three entries or $50 for five entries.  Entry fees must be paid by U.S. check or money order (payable in U.S. funds) made payable to Bradley University, or by credit card. Detail images may be included at no additional cost but should only be provided when necessary to reveal accurate understanding of the artwork. Entries submitted without payment will not be considered.

Credit Card:
Please call us at 309.677.2989

Check:
U.S. Check or money order (payable in U.S. funds) made out to Bradley University and sent to the address below.

Address:
Bradley University Galleries
Attn: Central Time Ceramics
1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625