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CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition

(Juror: Christina Rees, Editor-In-Chief of Glasstire)

Charles Adams Studio Project   /   Deadline: 03/31/19

CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition
5&J Gallery: 1106 5th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401

Presented by Charles Adams Studio Project, CASPFEST is an inaugural two-night festival of art, film, & music, which aims to showcase exceptional contemporary arts. The national art exhibition is juried by Christina Rees, the films curated by Paul Allen Hunton & Jonathan Seaborn, & the music will feature bands from across the state of Texas. This is the first annual event of its kind, & will take place April 26th through April 27th, at the 5&J Gallery in Lubbock, Texas.

Juror | Christina Rees | Editor-in-Chief of Glasstire
Christina Rees is the Editor-in-Chief of Glasstire. Prior to joining Glasstire full-time in 2014, Rees served as an editor at both The Met and D Magazine, as a full-time art and music critic at the Dallas Observer, and has also covered art and music for the Village Voice and other publications. After stints living in London and New York in the early aughts, Rees returned to Dallas. She was previously the owner and director of Road Agent Gallery in Dallas, and the curator of Fort Worth Contemporary Arts. In 2017, Rees was the winner of the national $50,000 Rabkin Prize for Arts Journalism.

Open Call Dates
January 25 – March 31, 2019

Call for Entry Deadline
All applications due by 11:59PM March 31, 2019

Juror Deliberation
April 1 – (approx.) April 8, 2019

Notification of Selection Date
Applicants will be notified by email of their acceptance by the end of the day April 8, 2019.

Artwork Due Date
Artwork will be due, ready-to-exhibit, by April 22, 2019. Please deliver or ship within the window of April 15, 2019 through April 22, 2019. Shipping & delivery information will be shared with accepted artists with notification of acceptance email.

Opening of Exhibition
Exhibition will open April 26, 2019, at 7pm. Juror talk & awards given at 8:30pm.

Exhibition on Display
April 26, 2019 7pm-11pm & April 27, 2019 1pm-11pm

Pick-Up Return
April 28 – April 30, 2019

Shipped Return
April 29 – April 30, 2019

Location

5&J Gallery: 1106 5th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401

Fees

There is a $25 application fee for an entry of 1-3 artworks. Application fee is nonrefundable.

Eligibility

CASPFEST: National Juried Exhibition is open to artists living & working in the United States. Artists will be selected on the basis of the works entered. Works completed before 2016 should not be entered.

2D Eligibility & Medium

Original 2D work in any media, including painting, prints, drawings, photography, mixed media, digital images, & video.
2D work should not exceed a framed size of 60" in the longest dimension.
Video Work: will be projected on a loop along with other video entries in a dedicated video gallery adjacent to the 5&J Gallery.
All work must be original, & produced within the last two years.
The digital image of the piece submitted must be the piece delivered to CASP, if selected by the juror. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Artists applying in this category may submit up to three JPGs, up to three videos, or a combination representing up to three different artworks.

3D Eligibility & Medium

Original 3D work in any media. Please indicate Indoor or Outdoor.
Indoor 3D Work: Work cannot exceed 60" x 48" x 48" or 50lbs.
Outdoor 3D work: Free standing outdoor work must come with a proper base for installation, & the artist must complete installation.
All work must be original, & produced within the last two years.
The digital image of the piece submitted must be the piece delivered to CASP, if selected by the juror. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Artists applying in this category may submit up to three JPGs, representing up to three different artworks. If artists want to submit different views, the views must be submitted within the available 2nd & 3rd image allotment.

You may enter work created in any media, with the understanding that the Charles Adams Studio Project exhibition venue & format of events may not be able to accommodate all work. If you have a question about whether your work can be accommodated—artwork over 50lbs., artwork exceeding five feet in any direction, artwork being installed outdoors, or artwork not installed on the walls or floor, please contact Victoria Marie Bee at art@casp-arts.org. This work will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Requirements

Entry Fee
There is a $25 application fee for an entry of 1-3 artworks. Application fees will not be refunded, for any reason.

Age Requirement
Artists must be at least 18 years old, at time of application.

Shipping & Installation Requirements
Accepted artists are responsible to shipping work to & from the gallery. CASP will not assume responsibility for work improperly framed or poorly packaged for shipping. Shipping & delivery instructions will be emailed following the juror process. Artwork should be ready to install, "exhibition-ready" with hardware installed that will allow for immediate installation by the gallery with no adjustments to the pieces necessary. NO EXCEPTIONS – ARTWORK MUST HAVE HARDWARE INSTALLED FOR IMMEDIATE INSTALLATION.

Artwork Due Date
Artwork will be due, ready-to-exhibit, by April 22, 2019. Please deliver or ship within the window of April 15, 2019 through April 22, 2019. Shipping & delivery information will be shared with accepted artists with notification of acceptance email.

Insurance & Liability
CASP does not insure work at the gallery or during transit to/from the gallery. Artists exhibit their work at their own risk.

Reproductions & Publicity
By entering your work & providing images (& other documentation), you agree that any images & other materials you provide may be reproduced & published in promotional & press materials, & distributed via the websites & social media channels of Charles Adams Studio Project, Glasstire, & CASPFEST sponsors. You also agree that images of your work may be reproduced in the context of the exhibition, & its promotion by third parties such as journalists. Artists always retain the rights to their artwork, & images of it. Additional information or images could be requested of specific accepted artists.

Awards

Best In Show has the opportunity to have a solo exhibition in the 5&J Gallery during the 2020 season. Cash Prizes to also be presented April 26, 2019 at 8:30pm.

Evaluation Criteria

Applications only accepted on CaFE website - please visit https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6294 for more information

Contact Information

Victoria Marie Bee
602 Ave J Charles Adams Studio Project
Lubbock, TX 79401

P: 806-790-9777
W: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6294
E: art@casp-arts.org

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