ISEA 2018 27TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

PLEASE READ ALL OF THE RULES AND TERMS BEFORE APPLYING.
Entry: Entry is digital, through the www.callforentry.org (CaFÉ) website. Search keyword “ISEA.” Free registration is required. Artists may submit up to two images per artwork, for a total of four images.

Submit images for one or two artworks only.

Deadline: Deadline for entry is June 1, 2018

Number of Entries: Each artist may submit up to two works in any medium. Only one of the two is eligible for acceptance. Video entries may not be submitted.

MEMBERS ONLY - IF YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR IMAGES, CLICK HERE


IMAGE REQUIREMENTS 

Artwork Specifications

  • Original experimental artwork in any media completed within the last three years and not shown in any previous ISEA exhibits including the Member Only Exhibitions. Be sure to check your records to avoid elimination.
  • Commercial reproductions, including giclée prints, will not be accepted. 
  • Traditional print media, photography, and digital art should be from a limited edition.
  • You may submit TWO pieces of artwork for the exhibit. Only one piece of artwork will be accepted.
  • ISEA does not paint walls for artists.  All work must come ready to hang.
  • Submit a written statement about the experimental aspects of your work in the area available for "description of the piece" in the spaces provided during registration on CaFE as follows:  list the piece title and what makes it experimental.  There are two boxes provided, one for each submission.


2D Artwork

  • Framed and matted pieces must only have Plexiglas (no glass).  
  • Finished (framed) maximum size is 32” x 40”; weight limit is 25 lbs.
  • Submitted pieces must NOT include any of the following: glass, anti-glare glazing, frayed wire ends, saw tooth hangers, or smudged and dirty mats.
  • All matted pieces must be covered with PlexiGlas
  • Please pull the wire tight in back and start about 4 inches from the top of the painting. This will help with hanging

3D Artwork

  • Two views of each piece are required. 

 

 Floor Freestanding

 Pedestal

 Size Maximum

 8’ H  x 3’ W x 3’ D

 3' H  x 18” W x 18” D

 Weight Maximum

 45 lbs

 35 lbs


DIGITAL IMAGE PREPARATION – IMPORTANT


Preparing Your Digital Images for Upload  - NOTE – you  must name your image as indicated below

  • Images must be saved in JPG format.
  • Resolution must be 300 DPI. (Image size should then be approximately 4" x 6")
  • Total image size must be less than 5 MB.  
  • ALL FILE NAMES MUST BE IN THIS FORMAT: LastName_FirstName_Title_size.jpg.  Size must be indicated with Height and Width.
    (Example: VanGogh_Vincent_StarryNight_16Hx20W
  • Upload submission images: 
    • Two images for 2D artwork, one for each piece (total 2 images)
    • Four images for 3D artwork, each piece with two perspectives (total 4 images)
    • FILE NAMES FOR 3d ARTWORK, TWO VIEWS:  LastName_FirstName_Title_View_size.jpg.  Size must be indicated with Height, Width, and Depth. (Example: VanGogh_Vincent_StarryNight_Front_16”Hx20”Wx4”D)

If you have any questions or comments please contact:
junegalaz@gmail.com

mplagge247@merleplaggeart.com
donnajengstrom@gmail.com


The International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) was formed in 1991.  Our purpose was to give ALL mediums a venue to have work shown in a juried exhibition annually within the United States or abroad.

  • ISEA IS PLEASED TO HOST OUR 27TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION FROM SEPTEMBER 7 TO OCTOBER 28, 2018 
  • OREGON COAST COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, NEWPORT VISUAL ARTS CENTER, RUNYAN GALLERY, NEWPORT, OREGON.  
  • ALL ARTISTS 18 YEARS AND OLDER ARE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER. 
  • ARTISTS MAY ENTER ONE OR TWO PIECES, IN ALL MEDIA (EXCLUDING VIDEO AND AUDIO).  
  • ISEA DOES NOT PAINT WALLS FOR THE ARTIST
  • ALL WORK MUST COME “READY TO HANG AND MUST HAVE BEEN COMPLETED IN THE PAST THREE YEARS. 
  • FEE FOR ENTRY IS $55 FOR NON-MEMBERS AND $30 FOR ISEA MEMBERS.  (MEMBERS WILL BE SENT A DISCOUNT COUPON CODE SO THE FEE WILL BE $30.00)

Approximately $10,000 in prizes will be awarded, including a $2,000 Best of Show Award. 
ISEA also prints a full color catalog of each exhibition.  All members and accepted non-members will receive the catalog.

LINK TO CAFE


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