U.S. Multi-State Deadline: January 5, 2018 –
Manifest presents an open call to artists residing in Kentucky, Ohio
& Indiana. There is no thematic requirement. The exhibit is solely
focused on works by artists living in the three states. This exhibit has
no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or
Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most
conceptual or experimental. The only criteria for entry is that works
must qualify as works of visual art made by artists living in Ohio,
Kentucky, or Indiana.
This exhibit is open to everyone. Professionals as well as
students are encouraged to enter. The only limitation is that entries
must represent original works and be made by artists currently living in
either Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana.
ANNUAL CASH AWARD
A new annual Manifest Grand Jury Prize will result in the awarding of
one significant cash prize ($2500) to a single work selected as the
‘best of the entire season’. Winner will be determined by a final
end-of-year jury from among a pool of all top-scoring works from each
exhibit’s jury process across the current exhibition season. This
process will apply to exhibits from the start of our 14th season on
September 29, 2017, and applies to each exhibit through August, 2018,
including this one
Open to all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media within the framework of the theme.
JURY & CURATOR
Manifest’s selection process involves a complex two-part system. This
exhibit will be juried by an anonymous 5-9 member panel of professional
and academic advisors with a broad range of expertise relative to art
and design. The jury will then pass along their recommendations to the
exhibit curator who will make the final selections from the
Manifest Press will produce a high quality hard-cover
publication documenting each entire season of exhibits, artists, and
works shown. This continues Manifest’s commitment to long-term
documentation and dissemination of our projects, and the expansion of
physical exhibits into a broader geography and time frame, while also
bringing all exhibits together under one cover each year to create a
better product which will be more valuable to the public, teachers,
libraries, and exhibiting artists.
$40 for up to three entries submitted. $10 per each additional entry.
Visit Manifest Gallery online to Apply. The online submission is required.
SALE OF ARTWORK
Artworks are not required to be for sale in order to be included in our
exhibitions. Manifest Gallery will retain a commission of 30% of the
sale price on all artwork sold during the exhibition.
- January 5, 2018: Deadline for receipt of entries
- Jan. 29 – Feb.5: Notifications sent by email to all entrants sometime this week
- ASAP: Hi-res images needed for season annual and PR
- March 3: Artwork due to Manifest by this date
- March 8: Special Preview
- March 9: Public Opening Reception
- April 6: Final Day of Exhibition
- April 7-14: Pick-up hand-delivered work
- April 11: Schedule shipped artwork for pickup (arranged by artist)
Visit Manifest Gallery online for complete details and to Apply.
Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center is a 501(c)(3)
not-for-profit organization located in East Walnut Hills in Cincinnati,
Ohio. We serve as a venue for the display and experience of insightful,
thought provoking art and design, and functions as a hub for creative
research and innovation at all levels of artistic endeavor.
2727 Woodburn Avenue
East Walnut Hills
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
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