Louisiana Purchase: National Biennial Juried Exhibition

LOUISIANA PURCHASENational Biennial Juried Exhibition hosted by Louisiana Tech University 2 March – 7 April 2011 2 January 2011 Entry Deadline

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Louisiana Tech University is accepting submissions for its first national juried competition, Louisiana Purchase: National Biennial Juried Exhibition. This is a multi-media show for 2 dimensional works (including video) exploring any theme.

Awards Best in Show $500 + a solo exhibition at LA Tech in 2012-13 Juror’s Choice $300

Guidelines • All entries must be created by the artist(s) submitting the work within the past 5 years. • Monetary values for each work must be given for insurance purposes. Louisiana Tech University does not handle art sales. Any inquiries will be forwarded to the artist. • Media is open, but work must be two dimensional, ready to hang on wall with wire or cleats. Unusual hanging or installation methods must be approved. Video works need to be high quality DVD. • Work should not exceed 60" in width or 84" in height (including frame) and not exceed 50 lbs. • Accepted artists must sign an Exhibition Contract. • LA Tech reserves the right to reproduce submitted images for all media and publicity purposes. • LA Tech reserves the right to reject work that differs from submitted images/videos.

Delivery Artists are responsible for shipping both ways. Work must be packed in sturdy, reusable boxes with proper protection (at least 1" of packing material between box and artwork). Return shipping must be prepaid and enclosed with artwork. Do not use packing peanuts. Louisiana Tech University is not responsible for any damage incurred in transit. Shipping insurance is encouraged.

Submissions • No more than 5 entries are allowed. • A non-refundable submission fee of $25 for up to 3 entries is required, with a $5 fee for each additional work submitted (for a total of no more than 5 entries). • Submission fees must be paid online at the time of entry. There also will be a user fee added to the submission fee for online application (flat fee of $5 for up to 5 images with no video and flat fee of $10 for up to 5 images and/or video). • Online entry must be complete to be accepted. Submission via artlatech.slideroom.com will serve as artist’s signature and agreement to all terms and conditions. Accepted artists will also receive an exhibition agreement at a later date. • Submit materials via artlatech.slideroom.com no later than 11:59 pm CST Sunday 2 January 2011. • Communication regarding acceptance to the exhibition will be via email. Please do not call or email for updates.

Image Recommendations Additional assistance and details for image preparation can be found at slideroom.zendesk.com. Suggested image settings for best possible quality and ease of viewing for juror: - jpeg file format - sRGB color profile - 1024 x 768 pixels for image files - 640 pixels on longest edge for video files - 72 ppi resolution - image submissions should not be larger than 5MB per file - video submissions should be .mov or .wmv file format not exceeding 5 minutes and no larger than 60MB per file.