Call For Entries: Is It Fine Art? Does It Matter?
Deadline for Entry: Monday, April 4th, 2011
Juried Exhibition On View: May 5th-June 5th, 2011
Open to All Media. Open to All Women Artists Nationally and Internationally
Jurors: Kenneth Hutter, Auctioneer/Appraiser, and Jennifer Elhardt, Auctioneer/Auction Coordinator
Entry Fees to Submit up to 3 jpegs: Members $35. Non-Members $50.
Theme/Accepted Media: Through our jurors, Kenneth Hutter and Jennifer Elhardt, appraisal expertise Is It Fine Art? Does It Matter will explore artistic merit vs. market value in works created outside the traditional canon of “Fine Art”. The exhibition aims to capture works that challenge tradition, and/or combine non-traditional, and/or commercial media through form, content, or purpose.
Works created to be utilized in a functional, commercial, or decorative capacity will be considered. Works in support of another form of expression such as book illustrations, elements of set/project design, furniture, and architectural design will also be considered. All forms of visual media will be considered within the proposed theme, including, but not limited to: painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, mixed media, collage, fiber, installation, video/film, assemblage, glass, wood, metal, enamel work, jewelry, ceramics, wearable art. There are no size restrictions on any work. All work must be suitably finished and professionally presented.
All Works (2D + 3D) must be available for purchase. Sales are made to The Pen and Brush, Inc, which takes a 25% commission and forwards the balance of 75% to the artist. Sales tax will be collected and remitted on all sales. All performing, film, and video submissions must be available for publication, distribution, and production.
About the Juror's
Kenneth Hutter was chief executive officer of Tepper Galleries, Inc. Founded in 1937, Tepper Galleries was a multi-generalizal auction house with unique expertise in midmarket antiques, jewelry and paintings. Kenneth is a second-generation auctioneer and appraiser with over 35 years of experience in this industry, specializing in auctions of fine and magnificent jewelry, antique and modern furniture, paintings and decorative arts, and antiquities.
Jennifer Elhardt, is an auction house management professional experienced in appraisals and cataloging. She developed and implemented successful and record-setting auctions as the head of the jewelry department at Tepper Galleries, and prior to that worked for the Madison Avenue gallery, Florian Papp. Jennifer has a background in Art History and Fine Art Photography.www.penandbrush.org