Art About Agriculture Competition and Touring Exhibition 2024: RESOURCEful

Deadline March 03, 2024

Submission Deadline: March 3, 2023 at 11:59pm

OSU College of Agricultural Sciences’ Art About Agriculture 2024 Open Call for Art invites artists to consider the lifeblood of Pacific Northwest’s agricultural diversity, economy, communities, and culture: our region’s natural resources. We are seeking submissions of art that highlight the foundational elements of food and fiber production.

This regional, juried competition is open to artists living in Alaska, British Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. All submissions must relate thematically to agriculture and natural resources. All fine arts and crafts media are eligible for consideration. All approaches welcome. The juried selection process is blind; artist identifying information will be removed from jury review materials.

Tour: The 2024 tour is scheduled to visit Giustina Gallery (Corvallis, OR/OSU), Rotunda Gallery at Central Oregon Community College (Bend, OR), and Oregon Coast School of Art (Gardiner, OR).

Fees: no fees for submissions. Art About Agriculture retains no commission from sales, however venue commission rates will apply to all sales throughout the tour including purchase awards.

Framing: Work on paper must be framed and under acrylic/Plexiglas – no glass! 2D artwork must be framed, wired, and ready to hang. Gallery wrapped canvas is accepted.

Size and weight limits: artwork must weigh less than 50 lbs. 2D artwork including framing should not exceed 48 inches by 56 inches. 3D art should not exceed 40 inches in height or width, 36 inches in depth, and must fit through a standard doorway.

The full prospectus includes entry guidelines, juror information, articles for inspiration, tour calendar, and link to artwork submission. Please visit beav.es/qu2

Featured artwork for the 2024 Open Call: Jonnel Covault, Powers That Be, 1999, linoleum block print, 20″ x 28″. 2000 winner of the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences Purchase Award.

More Info
https://beav.es/qu2

Location
Corvallis, OR / Bend, OR / Gardiner, OR

Contact Email
artaboutag@oregonstate.edu