Faculty and Staff Art Exhibit

Submissions are open through November 15, 2019 for the Faculty & Staff Art Exhibit opening in January 2020.

 

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New this year, the exhibition will have a theme: Welcome Home.  Submitted works should speak to the artist’s ethos of welcoming (meeting, acceptance, and inclusivity) as well as their interpretation on home (physical structure/place, state of mind, or items that make one feel centered). Additionally, time is being built in between acceptance and the show opening, in order to allow artists to submit abstracts and have time after selection to create their work.

Dates
October 15 - November 15, 2019: Online submissions open
November 20, 2019: Office of the Arts staff will contact selected participants
January 6 – January 10, 2020: Deliver display ready artwork to the Ferst Center
January 13 – February 19, 2020: Staff and Faculty Art Exhibition in Ferst Center
February 20-21, 2020: Artwork Pick-up

Eligibility
This juried exhibition is open to all employees of the Georgia Institute of Technology. There is no fee to submit your work for consideration or to participate if selected, but all selected artwork must be display- ready (framed, mounted, etc) when received by Georgia Tech Arts.

Media and Specifications

  • Artists may submit up to three separate works individually for consideration.
  • Work in these mediums are eligible: photography, oil, watercolor, fabric, pencil, chalk, paper, acrylic etc. Space for sculptured art or crafts on pedestals or freestanding is extremely limited.
  • Artwork must be ready for presentation.

Entry Procedure
Art submission forms must be completed online by the artist for each piece of art submitted.

Delivery of Artwork
Work must be delivered to the Georgia Tech Arts at the Ferst Center for the Arts, January 6-10, 2020 between the hours of 11am and 5pm.

Liability
Accepted work will be handled with due care; however, submission of an entry is at the artist’s risk. By submitting a completed Art Submission Form, the artist agrees not to hold Georgia Tech or its agents liable for any damage or loss.

Artwork Pick-up
The artist is responsible for picking up their artwork after the end of the exhibit or making other arrangements with the Ferst Center for the Arts. If an artist wishes for another individual to pick up their artwork, the artist must submit written authorization and instructions. Artwork not picked up by February 21 (without other arrangements made) may be disposed of at the discretion of Georgia Tech Arts.

If you have any questions, please email Ben Dostal at ben.dostal@arts.gatech.edu.

 

Pictured from 2017 exhibit: Happiness by Morvarid Rahmani; Carolina Anole by Edward Hopkins, City in the Mist by Gerard Hauk, and Posada de las Monjas by Jennifer Holley Lux.