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Paleoart Exhibition - Call for Entries

PICTURING THE PAST
Juried exhibition of Paleoart
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is hosting a juried exhibition of contemporary Paleoart from October 6th, 2018 through January 4th, 2019. The purpose of this exhibition is to promote paleoart by exhibiting outstanding artwork and showcasing the diversity of work by contemporary paleoartists. We are seeking submissions from artists of all experience levels and media - more details to follow:
 
CALENDAR
May 5 Call for entries opens
August 1, 2018 Deadline for entries
August 1 - August 19 Jury consideration of images
August 20 Notification emailed to artists
September 21 Deadline for receipt of artwork at the museum
October 6 Public opening of exhibition
January 4, 2019 Exhibition closes
January 10 Return shipment of artwork
 
ELIGIBILITY
For this exhibition, paleoart is defined as science-informed​ art that accurately interprets or reconstructs​ fossil life and prehistoric environments​. Illustrations of fossil specimens, reconstructions of individual organisms, and renderings of animals and plants within an
environment are all acceptable subjects. This exhibition is open to all artists working in any media. 2D, 3D, and digital work will be accepted. Artwork in any style (e.g.: photorealistic, graphic, expressionistic) will be considered, although a commitment to scientific accuracy will be required of all accepted pieces.
● Up to four entries​ per artist
● 2-D art (drawings/paintings/prints): maximum 1 meter/39 inches in any dimension
● 3-D sculptures: maximum 150 lbs/68kg in weight
● Larger works may be considered; please contact Matt Celeskey at
 
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Download the official <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zlBYCDgvbFZovn-czeHZ5UfQ2a3yQmV9/view">Call for Entries</a> (last updated 5/23/2018)
 
QUESTIONS
Please contact Matt Celeskey with any questions by email at ​deadanimaldesign@hmnh.org​, on Facebook Messenger (Matt Celeskey) or Twitter @clepsydrops
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