Call for Entries: Hunt Institute 16th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration


Description

The Hunt Institute will host the 16th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration in fall 2019 (dates to be determined). The exhibition is open to all botanical fine artists and illustrators working in any medium on paper or vellum (except photography) whose work has achieved a standard of excellence and who have not yet been represented in the International series. Artists wishing to be considered for the 16th International should download the 16th International Submission Guidelines PDF. Please read the submission guidelines carefully. Then complete and send the 16th International Intent to Submit Form via email or post by 2 February 2018. Then complete and send the 16th International Submission Form via email or post by 15 June 2018.

The following guidelines and forms are available at: http://www.huntbotanical.org/exhibitions/international/

Any recommendations of artists whose work would be appropriate for the 16th International should be directed to:

Lugene Bruno, Curator of Art
5th Floor, Hunt Library
4909 Frew Street
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Telephone: 412-268-2440
Email: lbruno@andrew.cmu.edu

Dates

Fall 2019

Submission Deadline

June 15, 2018

Venue

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation at Carnegie Mellon University
4909 Frew Street, 5th Floor, Hunt Library
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890 USA

Eligibility

The exhibition is open to all botanical fine artists and illustrators whose work has achieved a standard of excellence and who have not yet been represented in the Hunt Institute’s series of International Exhibitions.

Subject

Botanical art and illustration, the subject is at the discretion of the artist

Media Accepted:

Any medium on paper or vellum (except photography)

Fee

Not applicable

Details

Number artworks per entry: 3
Submissions
Please note that the submission process for the 16th International has been revised from that of previous years. Please read the Submission Guidelines PDF carefully (above). The submission process for the 16th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration is broken down into the following phases:
1. Intent to submit
2. Submission of images
3. Request for original artwork
4. Shipping
5. Acceptance
6. Request for biographical information and portrait photo
Notification
After review of the submitted works by the Curators, artists will be contacted by 10 August 2018 to either request an original artwork, or to notify them if their work has been declined. Details for shipping of original artworks will be sent to the accepted artists at this time.
Shipping Insurance
Details for shipping of original artworks will be sent to the accepted artists by 10 August 2018. Artists are responsible for costs associiated with shipping original artworks to the Hunt Institute. Return shipping costs are the responsibility of the Hunt Institute. Details for shipping may be found in the Submission Guidelines PDF (above)
Hanging Rights
The installation of the exhibition is at the complete discretion of the Hunt Institute, and artworks will be matted and framed onsite.
Sale of Works
This is not a sale exhibition. If an individual is interested in purchasing an artwork, the Hunt Institute will contact the artist so that they may directly contact said individual to make arrangements for payment and transit. The Hunt Institute does not take a commission.
Publicity and Catalog
The Hunt Institute will publish a fully illustrated, color exhibition catalogue with artist portraits and biographical data
Contact
Call for Entry: Carrie Roy, croy@andrew.cmu.edu
Lugene Bruno, 412-268-2440, lbruno@andrew.cmu.edu
Availability
Artworks must be available to the Hunt Institute from 1 October 2018 to 7 February 2020. In-progress artworks, as well as artworks held by a third party or in a private collection, will not be considered.