Call for Entry – Small Works

Small Works:
A SAQA Regional Show for CO, UT & WY Artists
July 16 – December 17, 2010
Aurora Municipal Courts Building, Jury Waiting Room
14999 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO
Aurora’s newest City gallery is in the Jury Waiting Room in the Aurora Municipal Courts. Nearly 400 people per week visit this room while waiting to serve on a jury.
Description:
Small Works will showcase 16 art quilts made specifically for this exhibit.  Each piece will measure 18″ x 18″ and be indicative of new materials and techniques being used today by the finest art quilters in the country.
Important dates:
Deadline for entries: Postmarked by May 27, 2010
Artists notified:  June 15, 2010
Acceptable Art:
This exhibit is open to SAQA members who live in Colorado, Utah or Wyoming. Works must be 2 dimensional and framed work will be accepted.  Works chosen for the exhibit must remain on display for the entirety of the exhibition. If work does not fully reflect the quality portrayed in the slide or digital image, the SAQA reserves the right to eliminate it from the show.
Size Restrictions:
Must measure 18″ x 18″.
Juror: Deanna Miller, Public Art Manager
City of Aurora, Art in Public Places
Deana Miller is the Public Art Program Manager for the City of Aurora in Colorado. She is responsible for overseeing the City’s art selection process for public art commissions and for the exhibits in four municipal galleries. Aurora’s public art program creates a legacy of quality public art by building and maintaining a collection that enriches and engages the community of Aurora. Miller’s primary focus is to provide cultural vibrancy in public facilities while supporting local and regional artistic activity. Miller earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Colorado at Denver in 1996 and a Master Degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2009.
Entry Fees:
$25.00 for up to 3 entries. Checks should be made payable to SAQA. Payment is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance.
Digital Submissions:
Each quilt submitted must be illustrated by two jpgs (no other file type will be excepted), one full view and one detail. The jpegs need to be 300dpi and no larger than 8 inches (2400 pixels) on any side.  The files should be labeled using the following naming protocol.  The art title must be the first 10 letters of the title of your piece.  The line is an underscore _ not a dash.  The #1 refers to the “full” photo and the #2 refers to the “detail photo.  Thus, if your piece is named Yellow Moon Rising, your file names would look like this:
Yellowmoon_1.jpg
Yellowmoon_2.jpg
All submitted jpegs should be put onto a disk and mailed along with the completed application.

Small Works:A SAQA Regional Show for CO, UT & WY Artists
July 16 – December 17, 2010Aurora Municipal Courts Building, Jury Waiting Room14999 E. Alameda Parkway, Aurora, CO

Aurora’s newest City gallery is in the Jury Waiting Room in the Aurora Municipal Courts. Nearly 400 people per week visit this room while waiting to serve on a jury.
Description:
Small Works will showcase 16 art quilts made specifically for this exhibit.  Each piece will measure 18″ x 18″ and be indicative of new materials and techniques being used today by the finest art quilters in the country.
Important dates:Deadline for entries: Postmarked by May 27, 2010 Artists notified:  June 15, 2010
Acceptable Art:This exhibit is open to SAQA members who live in Colorado, Utah or Wyoming. Works must be 2 dimensional and framed work will be accepted.  Works chosen for the exhibit must remain on display for the entirety of the exhibition. If work does not fully reflect the quality portrayed in the slide or digital image, the SAQA reserves the right to eliminate it from the show.
Size Restrictions:Must measure 18″ x 18″.
Juror: Deanna Miller, Public Art ManagerCity of Aurora, Art in Public PlacesDeana Miller is the Public Art Program Manager for the City of Aurora in Colorado. She is responsible for overseeing the City’s art selection process for public art commissions and for the exhibits in four municipal galleries. Aurora’s public art program creates a legacy of quality public art by building and maintaining a collection that enriches and engages the community of Aurora. Miller’s primary focus is to provide cultural vibrancy in public facilities while supporting local and regional artistic activity. Miller earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Colorado at Denver in 1996 and a Master Degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 2009.
Entry Fees:$25.00 for up to 3 entries. Checks should be made payable to SAQA. Payment is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance.
Digital Submissions:Each quilt submitted must be illustrated by two jpgs (no other file type will be excepted), one full view and one detail. The jpegs need to be 300dpi and no larger than 8 inches (2400 pixels) on any side.  The files should be labeled using the following naming protocol.  The art title must be the first 10 letters of the title of your piece.  The line is an underscore _ not a dash.  The #1 refers to the “full” photo and the #2 refers to the “detail photo.  Thus, if your piece is named Yellow Moon Rising, your file names would look like this:
Yellowmoon_1.jpgYellowmoon_2.jpg
All submitted jpegs should be put onto a disk and mailed along with the completed application.

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