Submission Guidelines: Art of Democracy

From Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program

Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Call for Entries The Art of Democracy: The Tools of Persuasion October 8-November 28, 2004 The Artist Panel of the Minnesota Artists Exhibition Program invites all artists (you are an artist if you call yourself an artist), who live and work in Minnesota, to submit their political opinions as expressed through original works of art.

Original artwork in the following formats accepted: Lawn signs (20x28 inches maximum) Posters (11x17 or 24x36 inches) Effigies (20 pound limit to 48inches tall) Bumper stickers (max 4"x12".) T-shirts (max X-large) flyers/mail ers (11x17) magnets (3x5 inch max) pins (4x4 inch max) Infomercials (30 second max, Quicktime Movie format only, 720x486 pixels NTSC,

                      Deliver on CD-ROM or DVD – no exceptions))

Guidelines for Submission Weekly Submissions/Multiples Encouraged One work of art may be submitted every Saturday from September 25 to November 20 between 12:00 noon and 2:00P.M. Artists are encouraged to make multiples; one for the Art of Democracy exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the rest for the world at large. ("Make a hundred, bring us one") Artists are encouraged to distribute remaining multiples in their communities.

Delivery of artwork for Opening Artists who wish to have their art included in the October 7th opening of the Art of Democracy Exhibition should hand-deliver their work to the Minnesota Artists Gallery at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts on Saturday September 25 between noon and 2:00P.M.

Weekly submissions Art should be hand-delivered to the Minnesota Artist Gallery at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Saturdays from September 25 – November 20th between noon and 2:00P.M. The MAEP artist panel will install Works.

Responsibility for Submissions All submissions are the sole responsibility of the artist who submits the work for consideration to the Art of Democracy exhibition. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts will have the right (but not the obligation) to exclude or to remove any work of art if required to do so by law or in good faith belief that such removal is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process or to protect the rights or property of the MAEP or the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Disposable exhibition Art accepted and presented through the Art of Democracy Exhibition will not be returned and will be disposed of [or time capsuled] upon completion of the exhibition.