Edward Hopper House Art Center welcomes applicants to its 20th annual Small Matters of Great Importance juried exhibition, held in two gallery rooms of Edward Hopper’s birthplace and childhood home, now a multi-arts center listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The exhibition celebrates small works that make big statements despite their size.
Juror: Susan Cross. As Curator at MASS MoCA since 2006, Susan Cross has worked with a range of international artists, including Michael Beutler, Guy Ben-Ner, Patty Chang, Lucy Raven, Tobias Putrih, Simon Starling, and Alyson Shotz. She recently organized exhibitions of the work of Guillaume; Jason Middlebrook; and Joseph Montgomery. Prior to MASS MoCA, Cross was a curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where she co-organized The Eye of the Storm: works in situ by Daniel Buren; Bruce Nauman: Theaters of Experience; and Changing Perceptions: The Panza Collection at the Guggenheim Museum, among others. She holds a master’s degree from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, where she has also been a visiting lecturer.
Eligibility: Open to all artists age 18 and over working in any medium. Artwork must not exceed 12 x 12” (or 144” square inches), including frame. Sculpture limit 40 lbs. Viewing equipment (monitor, DVD) must be provided for selected video submissions. Work must have been executed within the past two years and not previously shown at Edward Hopper House. Work must be framed and ready to hang (if applicable).
Entry Fee: A non-refundable fee is due upon submission: $40 Non-members; $30 individual/student/senior level members of Edward Hopper House; and $25 Artist Level or above.* Note: Receive 10% discount on membership if you join w/ submission.
Submissions: Three works must be submitted through www.onlinejuriedshows.com (920x1920 pixels @72dpi). Call Erich Neubert of OnlineJuriedShows at 949-287-8645 if you need help. Submission Deadline: July 15, 2013. Artists will be notified of results via e-mail on or about July 26th.
Selection and prizes: Selections are based on skill, technique, and originality. The quality of the reproductions is an important factor in making the selections, as is the presentation of a cohesive body of works that reflects a discernable artistic sensibility. If chosen, all three submitted works will be exhibited. Cash and other prizes to be awarded. Top prize winners will be featured on in publicity.
Shipping/Delivery: Artists are responsible for shipping or delivery. Instructions provided after notification.
Liability and Sales: Hopper House will insure work less a $1,000 deductible. Edward Hopper House shall receive 35% commission on any art sold from the premises. The Executive Director reserves the right to reject work not accurately represented by the images submitted or not properly prepared for exhibition.
Important Dates: Entry Deadline: July 15, 2013
Artist Notification: On or about July 26, 2013
Delivery of work: August 19, 20
Opening reception: August 25, 2-4 pm
Please feel free to contact Carole Perry, Executive and Artistic Director at Hopper House with any questions you may have. Thank you!
*One Family level member at the $25 rate; additional family members at the individual member rate.