Elemental ImpactChicago Sculpture International Juried Exhibition at the Epiphany Center for the Arts
November 17, 2023 to January 13, 2024Entry deadline: September 9, 2023
Sculptors are invited to enter up to three works in the Chicago Sculpture International Juried Exhibition at the Epiphany Center for Arts Chicago, IL.
Call for sculpture submissions for Elemental Impact at Epiphany Center for the Arts in Chicago.
This exhibition takes interest in the parts that make up the whole, and how a single element can impact the world at large. Much like a single choice in material or form can change an entire piece, each work in a collective can change and impact the whole by proximity.
The works chosen for this exhibition will have a strong sense of material choice and presence that is both able to stand on its own while also engaging with its environment and the works around it in a way that fundamentally changes the experience of the space.
The exhibit is being curated by Kaylee Fowler.
If selected for the exhibition, artists must be a current CSI member or sign-up for membership. www.chicagosculpture.org/become-a-member
An artist statement will be required for the accepted piece.
About the gallery:
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607
All entries will be submitted as digital images; jpeg for still sculpture, MP4 for kinetic works.
Applications must include a sculpture information in the following form:
.docx version | PDF version
Contact information: artist’s name, email, website, and cell
Example: FirstNameLastName_SublimeSculpture_3 materials, H x W x D inches and year completed.
Please also include value of the piece for insurance purposes.
Each entry must be saved as a jpeg with the file name in the following format:
Artist’s name, title of work, and number of the entry, separated by underscore. Example: FirstNameLastName_SublimeSculpture_3
Please format jpegs to 300 dpi at 4”x 5” or 72 dpi at 1024 pixels in longest dimension. Limit length of MP4 files to 60 seconds max.
Place application form along with images into a .zip compressed folder and email to: email@example.com
Works must be under 7 feet tall to fit into the space. Any works over 60 pounds the artist must provide assistance/arrangements for moving works in and out of the space.
Works can be suspended from the ceiling if under 40 pounds and provided that the hanging specifications are included in the proposal, so that the install team can advise if there needs to be any changes to the layout of the works.
If the artist would like the work to be listed for sale for the duration of the exhibition, please include a retail price; Epiphany will take a 30% off of this price for any sales.
Exhibition dates: November 17, 2023 to January 13, 2024
Opening Reception: Friday, November, 17th, 2023, 6-9pm
Entry deadline: September 9, 2023, by 6 pm
Email notification of acceptance: October 15, 2023
Delivery of Accepted Work: Saturday, November 11, 2023, 12-5pm and Tuesday, November 14, 2023, 12-5pm
Pick-up of work: January 16 - 18, 11AM - 3PM Shipping address:
Artists who choose to ship their work are responsible for shipping costs to and from the gallery on the given dates. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate shipping information and arrangements.
Additional arrangements can be made for drop-off and pick-up. Contact the gallery at: email@example.com
For general information about the exhibit: firstname.lastname@example.org
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