Art Jewelry: New Voices
A Juried Exhibition at Dedee Shattuck Gallery
1 Partners Lane
Westport, MA 02790
Event Dates: Exhibition: 9/2/15 – 9/27/15 Artists’ Reception: 9/5/15, 5-7pm
Submission Deadline June 20th 2015
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3 per artwork, JPG format 72dpi at 4" x 5" or greater (selected artists will need to provide higher resolution images for exhibition)
Artists may submit up to 9 images of up to 3 artworks
Artist Bio – 100 words maximum
Artist Résumé – 2 page maximum - PDF format
Description of entered work – 100 word maximum per artwork
Entry Fee: $30.00
This exhibition invites participants with strong voices in the field of contemporary art jewelry to display their works in a group show at Dedee Shattuck Gallery in Westport, MA. The practice of jewelry making has evolved alongside humans for thousands of years. Jewelry has progressed to a contemporary art form exhibited in museums and galleries across the globe. These artists have become powerful voices in contemporary art. This exhibit highlights standout contemporary jewelry artists who make works that are beyond decorative, perhaps beyond wearable who have a message to convey to viewers.
Dedee Shattuck Gallery is a contemporary art gallery situated among acres of meadows and forests. The Shattuck serves contemporary artists and craftspeople as well as the local and global art communities by providing compelling exhibitions, enriching cultural events, and a forum for the exchange of creative thought and critical discussion about the arts.
An esteemed jury will choose artwork based upon artistic excellence, innovation and originality.
The 2015 Jurors:
Elizabeth Williams is the David and Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at The RISD Museum. Williams holds a Ph.D. degree in art history from the University of Kansas, researching the influence of Japanese design on American Silversmithing.
Kerianne Quick is an artist, contributing designer to Gijs Bakker's Chi ha paura...? project, current Visiting Assistant Professor of Metal at SUNY New Paltz, and as of fall 2015, Assistant Professor ofJewelry and Metalsmithing at San Diego State University, two of the country’s top Jewelry and Metalsmithing graduate programs. Quick’s artwork is the product of careful research and conceptual explorations.
Reneé Zettle-Sterling is an artist, Associate Professor of Art and Design at Grand Valley State University and the President of SNAG (Society of North American Goldsmiths.) Zettle-Sterling works in a broad variety of mediums, making body-oriented sculptures and wearable contraptions that explore human relationships, memory, ephemerality, and our interactions with our surroundings. Her work has been featured in Metalsmith, American Craft, and the 500 series.
Benefits for Participation
Selected Participants will exhibit in a month-long group exhibition at Dedee Shattuck Gallery. Artists have the privilege of having work reviewed by our three distinguished jurors. Selected artists will be considered for future exhibitions at Dedee Shattuck Gallery.
Info: Please fill out the application form below.
Images: Email images of work to Jewelrysubmission@dedeeshattuckgallery.com. The filenames for your images must be formatted : Lastname_firstname_title.jpg (ex Munch_Edvard_The_Scream.jpg) Photos should be 72dpi at 4"x 5" or greater. You may send images in as many separate emails as needed to deliver the files, as long as the file names are formatted properly.
Artist Résumé: Email a 2 page maximum - PDF format résumé to Jewelrysubmission@dedeeshattuckgallery.com. The filename for your résumé must be formatted: Lastname_firstname_résumé.pdf (Munch_Edvard_résumé.pdf)
Payment: find "submit payment" button at the bottom of the application, pay by credit card, fill out pop up form.
PARTIAL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. Applicants must fully fill out application form, send images of all listed work, and complete payment to be considered.
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IMAGES OF WORK Please email images of work to Jewelrysubmission@dedeeshattuckgallery.com. The filenames for your images must be formatted : Lastname_firstname_title.jpg (ex Munch_Edvard_The_Scream.jpg) Photos should be 72dpi
ARTIST RÉSUMÉ Please email a 2 page maximum - PDF format résumé to Jewelrysubmission@dedeeshattuckgallery.com. The filename for your résumé must be formatted: Lastname_firstname_résumé.pdf (Munch_Edvard_résumé.pdf)