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[BKARTS] Reader's Art 8 call for art
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CALL FOR ART
A Reader's Art 8: handmade with care
Reader?s Art, at Susan Hensel Gallery in South Minneapolis, is approaching ?venerable? in its longevity. Started in East Lansing, Michigan, as a small Midwest show eight years ago, it has grown to become a wide ranging show that pulls in work from coast to coast. Each year the show has a loose theme. ?More like a suggestion,? states director and curator Susan Hensel. The themes have been geographical, sculptural, political, frugal.
This year artists are asked to submit books/bookobjects that have the emphasis on the mark of the hand, with special weight given to submissions using handmade paper. I will be showing a few artists in greater depth. Send up to 10 jpgs or slides for consideration by January 30, 2008.
2-d and 3-d are welcome.
All media welcome, all approaches, even installation and performance. Editions or one of a kind books and book objects or book referential work. I am always willing to expand the reaches of book art to the edges of the known universe and beyond.
HOW TO APPLY
Send accurate slides,photos, MAC compatible cd-rom of the work you plan to show, with SASE for return, or Email high quality jpg?s.
Written explanation of the work is welcomed.
Appointments may be made for in-person viewing of work.
Accepted artists will be expected to provide a resume and artist?s statement about their work and press clippings. Accepted artists will be asked to provide client lists as well.
SALES AT SUSAN HENSEL GALLERY are encouraged but not required. You may send NFS work.
All work is sold on consignment. The gallery keeps 40% of the sale price. The artist receives 60% of the sale price.
INSURANCE, SHIPPING, SECURITY
Susan Hensel Gallery carries a basic loss policy that will pay the artist 60% of the sale price in the event of theft or total loss. The gallery building also has a security system and residential occupancy.
All shipping costs are the responsibility of the artist. Accepted work must be sent with return UPS or FedEX barcoded shipping label enclosed; You can set up an online account at UPS or FED EX. No charges accrue until your package is shipped. If a piece sells, return shipping is not charged as the box will not be shipped. All return shipping MUST be by FEDEX or UPS. No exceptions. No COD?s.
1000 postcards will be distributed
local, area and national press kits will be sent
email and fax publicity
and your help planning guerrilla marketing
DATES and CHECKLIST
? slides, jpg?s, photos for up to 10 works, w/ SASE, slides/jpg?s due: Jan 30, 2008.
? Accepted work due Feb 28, 2008. Return shipping MUST be enclosed.with the actual pre-paid labels. Accepted work must be sent with return UPS or FedEX barcoded shipping label enclosed; You can set up an online account at UPS or FED EX. No charges accrue until your package is shipped. If a piece sells, return shipping is not charged as the box will not be shipped. All return shipping MUST be by FEDEX or UPS. No exceptions. No COD'
? artists reception Friday, March 7, 5-9 pm
? all work picked up at end of show April 29 &30, please call for times.
Susan Hensel Gallery
3441 Cedar Ave. S,
Minneapolis, MN 55407
phone/fax 612 722-2324
Susan Hensel Design
3441 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55407
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