The Art and Design of Metal Clay Jewelry Calendar Submission for
2012 Submissions will start June 15, 2011 through Aug. 15, 2011
Release date: Late – October 2011

I am seeking images to feature in our next annual calendar, The Art
and Design of Metal Clay Jewelry 2012. The calendar has become an
annual collectors item and will feature all jewelry forms -
necklaces, rings, bracelets, earrings, brooches, and others will be
considered. Unique and diverse design styles and techniques are
desired. Metal Clay is the predominant material, but other media -
resin, gems, metals, enamel, and more may be incorporated into the
design. High digital images will be accepted by mail or e-mail:

Gage Designs
c/o calendar submission 2012
P. O. Box 614
Bowmansville, PA 17507
E-mail: hgage1 at ptd dot net

Artwork submitted must represent work that is unique and original in
design. New unpublished/unseen work is preferred. Group shots or
individual pictures will be accepted. Limit 3 entries, no more then
2 shots per entry. Please don’t send actual pieces. Professional
photo quality is a MUST. Please consider the fact that viewers will
only see your photo not your original work, so clear, uncluttered
photos with an accurate representation will be priority for the
selection process. Images should be 300 dpi, in tiff, jpg or psd
format with no compression. The image size should be no smaller than
5 “. However only large format photos 8 1/2 x 11″ can be considered
for the prominent cover position.

Artwork for inclusion will be selected based on:

– Design, – Innovation – Craftsmanship – High degree of excitement -
Unique use of metal clay and degree of challenge.

Hint: The above is a great checklist for submissions

Artists retain copyright of their work and receive a free copy of
the calendar if selected. Each calendar page measures 8.5 x 11, Opened
it is 11 x 17.

Please include the following information. Missing information may
forfeit your position in the calendar: (Please consider over 300
photos arrive for review)

1. Name 2. Address 3. Website or e-mail (indicate if this
information should be included on the calendar) 4. Title of piece 5.
Materials used 6. Dimensions in millimeters 7. Brief Description of
process and/or motivation to how it was conceived. An interesting,
well written statement is encouraged, 50 words or less. (This
information will be published so put your best foot forward.) 8. File
name 9. Has your file been retouched? 10. Is your file 300 dpi?

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