RUTLAND - The Chaffee Art Center has extended the deadline for the next jury. The center invites artists residing in Vermont and within 50 miles of its borders to submit applications for juried artist membership or as a featured artist in 2010.
Artists working in all visual media including painting, drawing, fiber, sculpture, ceramics, fine craft, printmaking, and photography are encouraged to apply.
The Chaffee is one of the oldest arts organizations in the state, and is a not-for-profit community arts organization of statewide significance. Visit www.chaffeeartcenter.org to get more information about the center and the benefits of artist membership.
Six high quality images representing a cohesive vision of your work. Image quality deemed to be of non-professional standard will be disqualified from the jurying process.
If you are applying for a featured show, your six images should include the type of work you intend to show.
Digital CD format:
•All files must be JPEG with the longest side 1920 pixels at 72 dpi and a maximum file size of 1.8Mb in RGB color space.
•Each of the SIX image files is to include the title of the work, original size, and medium used.
•Do not include your name or any text files within the content of the CD. The jurying process is performed anonymously. Your name should only appear on the CD.
For information on the preparation of digital files, refer to the following resources: zapplication.org artist.ca mcfta.org naia-artists.org
35 mm slide format
•Six high quality images.
•Each slide must be labled with your name and sequence number near the top edge and the title, original size and medium near the bottom edge.
•Include an arrow in the right hand margin of the slide to indicate orientation.
•Include the submission form for the digital files or slides you are presenting to the jury.
•It can be printed from the center's website at www.chaffeeartcenter.org go to artist membership page.
•It includes a sequence number, title of work and origianl size, and medium and an attached current biography/resume. An artist's statement concerning the work is optional but can be useful in the jurying process. Ensure that your name, address, phone and email address are included on your documents. Deadline has been extended to Nov. 15 for the next jury.
If you are selected for membership, you will have the option of having your submission included in Chaffee's membership archives. To request the return of your CD or slides, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Notification of acceptance is normally given within 10 days of the submission deadline.
If you wish to be juried in more than one medium, please submit a separate application for each.
The mission of the Rutland Area Art Association, Inc. is to make the visual arts an integral part of our community and region by providing education and instruction in the arts, exhibiting and marketing the work of member artists, presenting the finest quality exhibitions, and promoting the arts in our community.