This year’s juror is Gail Stavitsky, Chief Curator of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey. Since the beginning of her tenure there in 1994, she has curated numerous exhibitions and written catalogue essays on many topics in American art, including Reordering Reality: Precisionism in America 1915-1941 (1994), Waxing Poetic: Encaustic Art in America (1999), Will Barnet: A Timeless World (2000), Cézanne and American Modernism (2009, in collaboration with Katherine Rothkopf, Baltimore Museum of Art), Warhol and Cars: American Icons (2011), The New Spirit: American Art in the Armory Show, and 100 Works for 100 Years: A Centennial Celebration. She also co-curated and contributed essays to Conversion to Modernism: The Early Work of Man Ray (2003), Roy Lichtenstein: American Indian Encounters (2005), and Reflecting Culture: The Evolution of American Superheroes (2007), and Robert Smithson’s New Jersey (2014).
All current members of the Hunterdon Art Museum are invited to submit up to five images of work completed in the last five years, and not previously exhibited at the Museum. Two-dimensional work must not exceed 82 inches in height or width, including frames. Three-dimensional work may not weigh more than 75 pounds, or measure more than 82 inches in height or 30 inches in width or depth. Those who are not current members may join when applying to the exhibition.
A non-refundable fee of $40 is required of all participants. Entry fees are necessary to cover the cost of organizing the exhibition.
Complete the downloaded form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with images of your artwork(s). Please use “2015 Members Exhibition” as the subject line. Images should be in JPEG format, no larger than 300 dpi at approximately 4 x 6 inches. Each image should be titled with your last name and the title of the work (e.g.: Monet, Water lilies.) Additionally, you must provide a separate document with the following for each image submitted: title, year, medium, size. Please include additional information such as bios, resumes, artist statements, etc. with your submission. Also, please be sure to use your last name in the titles of all documents submitted. Entries must be received by July 18, 2015.
Complete the downloaded entry form and mail it, along with the entry fee and images of your artwork(s) on a CD to the attention of “2015 Members Exhibition.” Images should be in JPEG format, no larger than 300 dpi at approximately 4 x 6 inches. Each image should be titled with your last name and the title of the work (e.g.: Monet, Water lilies.) Additionally, you must provide a separate document with the following for each image submitted: title, year, medium, size (this may be placed on the same disc or printed and included). Please include additional information such as bios, resumes, artist statements, etc. with your submission. Also, please be sure to use your last name in the titles of all documents submitted and label your CD with your name, email address and telephone number. CDs will not be returned. Entries must be received by July 18, 2015.
Selection and Prizes
The Museum will notify artists of the juror’s selections on or about August 4, 2015 by email. A list of accepted artists will also be posted on the Museum’s website. The Juror will select one artist as the recipient of a solo exhibition in the Museum’s River Gallery to be held during next year’s Members Exhibition. Additionally, a Hunterdon Art Museum prize of $100 will be awarded.
Delivery and Return
All work must be hand-delivered, in ready-to-exhibit condition to the Museum, by the dates outlined in the calendar. The Museum will provide insurance for works that are physically present at the Museum or under the care, custody or control of an authorized HAM employee or representative, for the insurance value stated unless otherwise advised. Artists are responsible for insurance during transport to and from the Museum.
NOTE: The Museum will produce a postcard announcement for the exhibition. Artists who wish to produce individual announcement cards may do so at their own expense; however, any such cards must be clearly identified as a product of the artist, not the Museum.