2018 Call to Artists – Glass as Art Contest

MWAGI

Presents
Glass as Art Competition – Call for Entries

 About the Contest: McMow Art Glass Institute is excited to be hosting its 18TH Annual Glass as Art Contest on Thursday, May 17th from 6-8pm. Each year, this contest has grown with incredible talent and wonderful sponsors from all facets of the art world.

This year, your entry fee will go to support the McMow Art Glass Institute (AGI). Learn more about the McMow AGI below.

What is eligible?

Glass artists are able to enter their work into the following categories:

-          3-Dimensional (any technique)

-      Original Design Stained Glass

-          Pattern Adaptation from a book or other source

-          Mosaic

-          Fused Glass
All entries must be 6 square feet or under. Works must be display ready with hooks and or stands. No broken or damages work will be accepted. All submission category placement and acceptance is at the discretion of the pre-qualified selection committee. McMow Art Glass has the right to use any images submitted in relation to promoting the contest annually.

 What to Send:

There will be a $25.00 entry fee per piece. Up to 3 pieces may be entered. Please submit payment with photographs of your work to entry form. If submissions are entered electronically payment must be received over the phone via credit card. Checks will also be accepted. Please make checks payable to McMow Art Glass.

Payment must be received by entry deadline in order to be eligible to compete.

Deadlines & Labeling:

Deadline for submissions is March 30th. Finalists will be notified by phone the week of April 10 -14th. Pieces selected for competition need to be need to be dropped off April 23rd – April 30th.  Pieces will hang in the gallery until May 31st. Pieces will need to be picked up by June 9th.

Please make sure entry form is submitted with $25 entry fee per piece.

About The McMow Art Glass Institute:

Changing Lives Through Art Glass Education

Our program is designed to use art as a form of therapy and education. Art therapy, sometimes called creative arts therapy or expressive arts therapy, encourages people to express and understand emotions through artistic expression and through the creative process. In addition, we have developed a program which features the key elements of STEAM education including math, science and basic art education components taught alongside traditional glass techniques.

The McMow Art Glass Institute is here to provide complimentary therapy through art glass techniques.

WHO DO WE SERVE?

  • Children at Title One/Low-Income Schools
  • Individuals diagnosed with Autism
  • Veterans, with an emphasis on individuals coping with PTSD
  • Individuals in recovery from drug & alcohol addiction

Our program includes art glass education & therapy through stained, fused and mosaic glass classes, including the opportunity to learn from visiting master artisans.

 

18TH Annual Glass as Art Contest ENTRY FORM

ENTRY FORMS MAY ALSO BE EMAILED TO: retail@mcmow.com

 

ENTRY FORM:

Name:__________________________

Phone:_______Email:______________

Title of Work:_____________________

Dimensions of Work:________________
Price of Piece:__________________
Category: Please check one

____3-dimensional
____Original design Stained Glass

____Pattern adaptation from a book or other source

____Mosaic glass
____Fused glass/Jewelry

The undersigned has read and understands the rules of the contest. The undersigned agrees to release McMow Art Glass, Inc from any damages to any work submitted.
Signature:_________________
Date: _________

 

PLEASE SUBMIT THIS FORM TO:

RETAIL@MCMOW.COM

IN-PERSON at MCMOW ART GLASS OR

BY FAX: 561-586-2292