call for entry: Monumental Ideas/Intimate Scale: A National Juried Exhibition

Open to all artists 18 years or older presently residing in the United States and territories.

Benjie Heu, Professor of Ceramics, Southeast Missouri State University
Benjie Heu has a M.F.A degree in ceramics from Ohio University (1998) and a bachelor of fine arts degree from the University of Montevallo (1994) with an emphasis in ceramics, sculpture and printmaking. In between degrees, he studied ceramics at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (1995). Benjie maintains an active exhibition record of solo, group, juried, and invitational exhibitions.

Cash awards will be given for Merit Award and Best of Show.
Awards will be announced at the Opening Reception on Friday, February 6, 2015 from 5 – 7 pm. Sales and Commissions Southeast Missouri State University refers interested buyers directly to the artist. The University does not take any commission on sales of artwork.

All 2D and 3D media are eligible. Entries must be original art completed in the last three years (2012 – 14).
Maximum size of the artwork is 9”x9”x9”, including frame or case.
Two – dimensional works must be framed and wired for installation.
Three – dimensional wall pieces must include hanging hardware.
Please note that the gallery walls are drywall on metal studs – there is no plywood backing.

The Juror reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented or that varies from the submitted image.

Exhibition Calendar
Nov. 21, 2014 Deadline for Entries to be submitted
Dec. 8 – 12 , 2014 Notifications of Acceptance emailed
Jan. 20 – 27, 2015 Artworks received at the River Campus Art Gallery
Feb. 6, 2015 Opening Reception, 5 – 7 pm
Feb. 2 – 26, 2015 Exhibition dates
Feb. 27 – March 7, 2015 Return of artwork

Shipment and Delivery
Shipping artwork to and from the exhibit is the financial responsibility of the artist. All artwork must arrive in packaging suitable for return shipping with a prepaid shipping label with UPS or FedEx included. Artists are responsible for their own insurance during to and from shipping. Shipping cartons must be reusable and within shipping guidelines. Please use professional grade boxes. No packing peanuts allowed. Late or damaged work will not be exhibited. Hand deliveries would be accepted January 26 – 29, with prior arrangements made with the Gallery Coordinator at Works must be labeled with artist’s name, title of work, media, and price on the back or bottom of artwork.

Receipt of your submission constitutes your agreement with all conditions established in this prospectus. Although the utmost care will be taken in handling the artwork and there is always a Gallery Attendant on duty while the gallery is open to the public, Southeast Missouri State University will not be responsible for damage or loss. We recommend that you carry your own insurance. Consent to reproduce works photographically, for publicity purposes, is assumed to be granted.

Image Files
Up to three Image Files will be submitted via the website as listed below in Entry Procedure. Each image file should not exceed 1.5 MB. Please label each image file with the title of artwork (e.g., TitleofArtwork.jpg).

Entry Fee
The non – refundable entry fee is $20 for up to three works of art. Payment should be made by credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover) via the website listed below in Entry Procedure.

Entry Procedure
Please go to the following website to enter. Be prepared to submit the following:

1. Personal Contact Information (name, address, email, phone)

2. Up to Three Image Files (jpg files not to exceed 1.5 MB each)

3. Image Information for each image (Title, Media, Size, Year, Price/NFS)

4. Entry Fee Payment ($20 via credit card)

Notification of accepted work will be sent via email.

Any questions or concerns may be directed to the Gallery Coordinator at