Download the entry form/ artwork label for this exhibit by clicking the link below.
Entry Form/ Label
Artists are invited to request sponsorships for this exhibit from professional or personal contacts. Please use the links below to download sponsorship letters and cards for this purpose.
Below are updated instructions and calendar of events for this exhibit:
March 26: Drop-off days
April 7: Exhibit Opens
May 7: OPENING AWARDS RECEPTION
July 16: Exhibit closes
July 16-19: Work picked up
Any art work not picked up by July 20, 2017
becomes MMAA property
FRAMING & PRESENTATION
All entries must be prepared for installation. Two-
dimensional work must be framed and wired for
hanging. Three-dimensional work should be self-
supporting or be able to be placed on a pedestal.
No installation pieces accepted. No works will be
accepted that require the artist present for installation.
DROP OFF of ACCEPTED WORKS
Accepted work should be dropped off March 26, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00pm
Accepted works must remain for the duration of the exhibit and may then be picked up after the close of the exhibit, on Sunday, July 16 from 4:00 – 5:00PM; on Tuesday, July 18 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM; or on Wednesday, July 19 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. All work not claimed by Thursday, July 20 will automatically be considered the property of the Midwest Museum of American Art to dispose of in any way it sees fit.
HOLD HARMLESS CLAUSE
The greatest care will be taken in the handling of all entries, however the MMAA disclaims any liability for loss or damage in connection with the 75th NIA Anniversary Exhibit.
SALE OF WORK
Unless otherwise indicated by the artist, all work is for sale. A commission of 25% on work sold is payable to the Midwest Museum. There is a 25% commission fee on any Special Purchase Awards.
All submitting artists, friends and museum members are invited to attend an Awards Reception on Sunday, May 7 from 1:00 – 4:00PM.
CURATOR and JUROR
Brian Byrn has served as curator of exhibitions and education for the Midwest Museum of American Art since 1981. He has mounted more than 350 exhibitions of regional and national significance while helping to increase the permanent collection to 6,400 works.
Byrn has judged over 50 fine art competitions and art fairs. He has taught art at Indiana University South Bend, Bethel College and Goshen College. He has given hundreds of weekly lectures on American art as part of the Midwest Museum’s educational programming.
As an artist, Byrn has exhibited his drawings and mixed media installations throughout the Midwest. He has a master’s degree in art education from Indiana University South Bend and a bachelor’s degree with honors from Indiana U Southwest, New Albany.
Please direct all questions to Diane Overmyer,
firstname.lastname@example.org or (574) 229-1918