Sean Macmillan of Martha Gault Art Gallery, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania writes:

Most artists are by nature frugal individuals. More often than not we accumulate stockpiles of materials or seek out objects by visiting garage sales, scrap yards, junk stores etc. We all utilize these materials in vastly different ways. I am looking for your interpretation of found object or found material. Works ranging from high manipulation of salvaged materials to “Traditional” Found Object Assemblage and Collage are welcome.

Juror: Sean Macmillan

Application Form and Prospectus are here: Recontextualizing the Found Object

Application fee of $20 for up to three works. Checks need to be made out to Slippery Rock University.

Applicants may submit up to three images per piece. Some images may be used for publication and advertising purposes.
Works cannot exceed a shipping weight of 40 pounds and must be able to fit through a single person-door.

This exhibition is open to all artists, working in any medium. All entries must be original, completed within the last five years and accurately be represented in jpeg images. Works not meeting these criteria will not be exhibited.

Post mark deadline for checks, application and images is February 7th, 2011
Notification of artists is February 21st.

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