Exhibition Opportunity: Hot Under the Collar

Hot Under the Collar: A Survey of Contemporary Necklaces

 

Choker, collar, lariat, torque, pendant, the necklace is one of the most diverse formats available to metalsmiths today. Whether cascading down the front, or draped down the back, the possibilities are nearly endless. The human torso provides us with one of our largest canvases, while still keeping body as site.

 

From comments on the classic strand of pearls to contemporary takes on armor, this juried exhibition seeks to showcase how metalsmiths today interpret this incredibly versatile object.

 

Juror:  Bob Ebendorf

            Robert Ebendorf is the Belk Distinguished Professor at the East Carolina University Metal Design program. He has also taught at the University of Georgia and the State University of New York at New Paltz, as well as conducted workshops all over the country. Ebendorf has received numerous grants and awards, including a Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant, an American Crafts Council Award, and most recently the North Carolina Award, the highest civilian honor awarded by the state of North Carolina. He has exhibited work extensively both nationally and internationally. Ebendorf has works in the permanent collections of the Museum of Art and Design,  the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Mint Museum of Craft and Design, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

 

Hot Under the Collar will be shown May 24-27, in conjunction with the 2012 SNAG Conference. The exhibition will take place at the Scottsdale center for Performing Arts in a large atrium which connects to the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts! Please note that while the exhibition space is secure, the museum will not be providing insurance. Accepted works must arrive at SMOCA on or before May 23, 2012. Return shipping costs must be covered by the artist either by pre-paid shipping label or by credit card. Work may also be picked up from SMOCA at the end of the conference.

 

Artists may submit up to 3 artworks for consideration for a $30 fee. Payment must be made via PayPal to hotunderthecollarshow@gmail.com.  If you have a PayPal account, you can use the Send Money option. You do not need a PayPal Account to submit payment, you may pay with a credit card through PayPal using the Send Money Option to submit payment to hotunderthecollarshow@gmail.com.

 

Only works completed in the past 3 years will be considered. Entries must be submitted as digital images in JPEG. Image resolution must be 300 dpi, with 6” as the longest dimension.  Digital images should be named as follows:

LastName.EntryNumber.jpg  (EX: Doe.1.jpg) Detail shots may be included and should be labeled as follows: LastName.EntryNumber a.jpg (EX: Doe1a.jpg) Please limit detail shots to 1 per piece.  

 

Download prospectus here: Hot%20Under%20the%20Collar%20Prospectus.pdf

 

Email entries by January, 15th 2012 to Liz Steiner at:

hotunderthecollarshow@gmail.com subject Necklace Show.

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