Title Call for Entries: Home
Organization Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Closing Date Monday, April 17, 2017
Location Michigan City, IN

Exhibition Dates: June 10 – October 14, 2017

Home is a national juried exhibition that explores the concept of home in all media including installation. The exhibit will include artists whose work investigates a variety of interpretations of the theme, such as shelter, family, immigration, homelessness, nostalgia, architecture, domesticity and the home planet we all share, Earth! Artists are responsible for providing any equipment necessary for the presentation of work. Selected artists will be invited to show their work in an exhibition at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts.

Guest Jurors: Emanuel Aguilar and Julia Fischbach of Patron Gallery, Chicago. http://patrongallery.com

Prizes: Curator of Exhibitions at the LCA will select two artists to participate in a two person show. LCA has three unique, impeccable gallery spaces; the main floor gallery is 2067 square feet, and two second floor galleries are each 370 square feet. LCA’s reputation and contemporary curating style makes it a desirable exhibit space conveniently located only 60 miles outside of Chicago on the shores of Lake Michigan.

REQUIREMENTS Entry Fee: $35.00 Please submit a minimum of 3/maximum of 5 jpegs, labeled with your last name and title of work. Images must be accompanied by a typed image list including artist’s first and last name, title, date, media, insurance value, and price (if work is for sale). Artists must also submit an artist statement (maximum of 500 characters).
Media Images – Minimum: 3, Maximum: 5 (images of artwork in addition to any details)

February 10, 2017 – Call Opens
April 17 – Call Closes
May 1 – Notification of Selected Artists
June 2 – Deadline for receiving all artwork
June 10 – Oct 14 Exhibition Dates
July 7 – Opening Reception
October 14 – Exhibition Closes

COMMISSION – Sales are encouraged with a 35% commission benefiting Lubeznik Center (LCA). As a condition of entry, the artist grants LCA permission to reproduce entered images for publicity and education.

ELIGIBILITY The competition is open to artists, 21 years or older, nationwide. No international entries.

SHIPPING – READ CAREFULLY! – Artists are responsible for the delivery and pick up of their work. Accepted works may be hand delivered or shipped to the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W 2nd St., Michigan City, IN 46360 between May 26th and June 2nd. Early shipment must be done through communication with the curator. Shipped work arriving damaged will not be exhibited or repaired. Accepted works may not be withdrawn prior to the closing of the exhibition. All work must be ready to hang, properly wired & assembled with instructions. Absolutely no packing peanuts! Boxes, crates and even small packages containing packing peanuts will be resealed, immediately returned and eliminated from the exhibition, no exceptions. Artists are responsible for round-trip shipping and insurance (during shipping) of artworks. All shipments must include a prepaid UPS OR FED EX (absolutely no USPS STAMPS) return label and be shipped in a container appropriate for re-use in return shipping.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION – Visit www.lubeznikcenter.org If you have questions please email CarolAnn Brown at cabrown@lubeznikcenter.org 219.874.4900 x 204

Website http://www.lubeznikcenter.org