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Building New Traditions: The Turner Print Museum Emerging Artists Competition and Exhibitionin Chico, CA

9th National Print Competition & Exhibition
California State University, Chico
January 30 – March 4, 2012
www.theturner.org

Building New Traditions: The Turner Print Museum Emerging Artists Competition and Exhibition

The Janet Turner Print Museum seeks artists whose work expresses printmaking’s tradition in unique and innovative combinations of media that may encompass 2D, 3D, time-based work, installations, and other new technologies. Critical elements include a well-developed aesthetic including contemporary issues and their expression in content.

Eligible artists: Any ten-year postgraduate art major (BA, BFA, MA, MFA) is eligible to submit work created in the past two years.

Juror: Franklin Sirmans, Terri and Michael Smooke Department Head and Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, will be the juror for the 9th Biennial Janet Turner National Print Competition. He has taught at Maryland Institute College of Art and Princeton University, and worked for Dia Center for the Arts and Flash Art magazine. Sirmans has written essays for the New York Times, Time Out New York, Essence, and Grand Street.

Entry fee: Enclose $25 per each entry submitted.

Awards

  • Best in Show Friends Prize: Solo exhibition in 2013
  • Other cash and purchase awards total up to $3,000

Entry deadline: Entries must be postmarked by September 23, 2011 and include the entry fee. No late or incomplete entries will be accepted.

Entry Format: Submit entries on CD or thumb drive. Each device must be clearly externally and internally marked with name, title, year, and technique for each entry. Still works should be digital images at 300 dpi resolution. Time-based work should identify the program used and must be able to play on a Mac. A hard copy entry form, entry fee, and a working e-mail address must accompany each entry. SASE required for return of submission.

Entries mailed to:
The Janet Turner Print Museum
CSU, Chico
400 W. 1st Street
Chico, CA 95929-0820

Printable entry forms available from: Csullivan@csuchico.edu or www.theturner.org

Questions? Contact Catherine Sullivan, Curator at: Csullivan@csuchico.edu or 530.898.4476

Deadline: 09-23-2011
The Turner Print Museum
Chico, CA

Contact: Catherine Sullivan
email: Csullivan@csuchico.edu
Phone: (530) 898-4476
Website: www.theturner.org

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