Exhibition Date: April 9th to May 27th, 2017 Opening Reception on April 9th, 2017 from 3 to 5pm.
Judge: Dr William Eiland: A native of Sprott, Ala., William Underwood Eiland is the Director of the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia. He earned his B.A. degree summa cum laude from Birmingham-Southern College and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Virginia. Eiland has been the recipient of a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship, a Danforth Teaching Fellowship at the University of Virginia, a research fellowship from the University of Georgia’s Willson Center for The Humanities and Arts, and a Museum Professionals Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The author of four books, he has edited and contributed to more than 60 publications. He has served on the boards of the American Association of Museums (AAM), the Southeastern Museums Conference and the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries; and was a trustee of the Association of Art Museum Directors. In 2015 he completed a 6-year term as a member of AAM’s Accreditation Commission. For 6 years he chaired the Indemnity Panel for the National Endowment for the Arts, and since 2013, he has been a board member of the International Council of Museums. Among his many honors, Eiland most recently received the American Alliance of Museums Distinguished Service Award, in recognition of his contributions to the field on a national level. Awards and Purchase Prizes Approximately $8,000.00 will be awarded. Specification and Media To be considered by the judge, entries must be:
Original. Student work completed under instruction or in direct association with a class is not acceptable.
Completed since January 1, 2015
Suitable framed and wired for display.
Painting may not exceed 50 inches width or 72 inches in height, including frame. Three dimensional works may not exceed 72 inches x 50" x 30"may not weigh more than 150 pounds. (Indoor)
Identification Card must be attached to upper left corner of the back of framed entries or underside of object.
No suspended or hanging sculpture.
Physical properties of work must be stable.
Paint must be dry.
SAAL&M reserves the right to restrict entries, if necessary in the interest of safety and ability to handle due to weight or size.
A maximum of three entries may be submitted.
Computer enhanced photograph will be considered and must be designated as such.
Outdoor (Yard) Sculptures may be entered with picture of sculpture and dimension
All works that are exhibited are made available for purchase with the exception of the Onderdonk Prize. The Artists will received 60% or the sale and 40% is retained by SAAL&M.
Entry Fees, Forms, Dates An entry fee of $10.00 per entry is required of each non-Art League member. Members may submit one entry free. Second and third entries at a fee of $10.00 each. Fees must accompany Entry Form, is non-refundable and are used to defray exhibition costs. Only Artists in the State of Texas are eligible unless the Artist is a member of San Antonio Art League and Museum.
All work must be delivered for judging to San Antonio Art League Gallery, 130 King William Street, on February 17 and 18, 2017. The works will be juried and either accepted or non-selected for the Exhibition on February 19, 2017 Non-selected ENTRIES MUST be picked up on February 25, 2017, 10am to 3pm & February 26, 1 to 4pm, 2017. The San Antonio Art League will not assume responsibility for entries not picked up by this time. The entry form may be picked up from the San Antonio Art League and Museum during business hours.