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Magnitude 7: International Small Works
By Manifest Creative Research Gallery

International Deadline: March 26, 2019 – The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, presents an open call for small work, 7” or smaller.

Every year Manifest produces an exhibit of little works of art from around the world. Each iteration of the exhibit brings in hundreds of powerful yet diminutive works for our jury to consider. Inevitably this results in a gallery full of diverse, compelling, and exquisite little gems. Manifest’s patrons eagerly await the Magnitude SEVEN event each year. This annual project is one of the most varied exhibits in our season. So we are always excited to offer this call to artists to submit works no larger than seven inches in any dimension (any proportion).

Standard presentation devices like pedestals, mats, and frames that are not considered part of the work of art are not limited by the 7″ criteria.

ELIGIBILITY
Magnitude SEVEN is open to everyone. The only limitation is that entries must represent original works of art that are 7″ or smaller not including framing or presentation parts not considered part of the artwork itself.

MEDIA
Open to any and all traditional and non-traditional visual arts media (including 2D, 3D, etc.), genre, subject matter, and content. The only limiting factor is size. There is no other thematic guideline.

CASH AWARD
The 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’.

JURY & CURATOR
This exhibit will be juried by an anonymous several member volunteer panel of professional artists 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 design the exhibit from the jury-approved pool.

PUBLICATION
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.

ENTRY FEE
$40 for up to three entries submitted. $10 per each additional entry. Fees are non-refundable. Number of entries is unlimited.

ENTRY
Visit Manifest Gallery online to Apply. The online submission process is preferred. However, discs may be submitted (see details on Prospectus).

CALENDAR

  • March 26: Deadline for receipt of entries
  • April 22-29: Notifications sent by email to all entrants
  • May 6: Hi-res images needed for catalog and PR
  • May 25: Artwork due to Manifest by this date
  • May 30: Special Preview reception (7-9 pm)
  • May 31: Opening reception
  • June 28: Final Day of Exhibition
  • June 29 – July 6: Pick-up hand-delivered work
  • July 3: Schedule shipped artwork for pickup (arranged by artist)

Visit Manifest Gallery online for complete details and to Apply.


About:
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.

Manifest Gallery
2727 Woodburn Avenue
East Walnut Hills
Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

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