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CraftForms 2022, 27th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft

December 2, 2022 – January 21, 2023
Entry Deadline: September 12 · Entry Information
Davenport Gallery

CraftForms 2022, 27th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft

Wayne Art Center is seeking submissions for the 27th International Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Craft, in the following mediums: basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood. Work created utilizing CAD/CAM technologies and 3D printing tools also is eligible. Selected works will be on display in the Davenport Gallery of Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pennsylvania from December 2, 2022, through January 21, 2023. This year’s juror, Jeannine Falino will present $10,000 in prize awards.

For more information about CraftForms 2022 visit  www.craftforms.org.

ABOUT THE JUROR

Jeannine Falino– Curator, Writer and Lecturer

Jeannine Falino is an independent curator and museum consultant working in craft, design, and American culture. Her wide-ranging projects have explored virtually every age of American art, from the colonial era onward. Formerly curator of American decorative arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, she now develops exhibitions, catalogues, and books for museums, art organizations, and collectors. 

Recent exhibitions include New York Silver, Then and Now, a dialogue between contemporary artists and the historic silver collection of Museum of the City of New York (2017), the major survey exhibition Crafting Modernism: Midcentury American Art and Design, and What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder’s Vision, an exhibition on the role of advocacy and philanthropy in American craft (Museum of Arts and Design, 2011 and 2014).  Jeannine teaches the history of American craft and the history of American ceramics at Parsons, The New School.  

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  •   Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
  •   Works submitted must be original in design. Collaborative works are accepted.
  •   Work must have been completed in the last 2 years. (Created after January 1, 2020)
  •   Work previously exhibited at Wayne Art Center is not eligible.
  •   All work must be for sale.
  •   Work must remain on display for the duration of the exhibit.

AWARDS

$10,000+ in prize awards will be presented by juror, Jeannine Falino at the CraftForms 2022 Preview Party December 2, 2022.

ONLINE ENTRY INFORMATION

Artists may submit up to 2 works per application. A maximum of two additional images may be uploaded per piece to show alternate views or details of work for a total of three images per piece for two works.

Entry fee is $45 per application.

Artists are permitted to submit additional applications. The artist should use the same name and contact (including email) information for both applications but must use a different username and password for additional applications.

Visa, MasterCard, AMEX or PayPal will be accepted for application fee payment. United States applicants may pay by personal check. Checks should be made payable to Wayne Art Center. The application will not be finalized until the entry fee has been paid.

UPLOADED IMAGE SPECIFICATIONS

Be sure to have upload-ready JPG files:

  •      File format: JPEG or JPG only
  •      File dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side.
  •      File size: under 5 MB

Please name each jpg file with the title of the work and specify full, alternate or detail view.

IMPORTANT ENTRY WINDOW DATES

MARCH 14, 2022, Midnight MST

Call for Entry Online Submissions Opens

SEPTEMBER 12, 2022,  Midnight MST

Call for Entry Online Submissions Close

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPT/DECLINE

September 26 - 30, 2022

Notification of Accepted and Declined Work

Jury result notification will be communicated by email only.

Multiple submissions may receive two different email notifications – one for accepted work and one for work that has been declined. Email notifications will specifically list the work(s) selected or declined for CraftForms. Do not send email inquiry requesting notification confirmation until after October 1st. Please check SPAM.)

SHIPPING AND DELIVERY OF WORK

Shipped and hand-delivered work should arrive at Wayne Art Center from November 7-11, 2022.

Monday- Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Artists are responsible for all shipping costs. The work must be shipped via FedEx or UPS and A PRE-PAID RETURN-SHIPPING LABEL MUST BE ENCLOSED WITH THE WORK. No work will be exhibited that does not include a prepaid shipping label. If an artwork is purchased, the return shipping label will not be used and therefore the noted account will not be billed.

Crates or extra-large boxes must arrive on a straight truck (24’ trucks are the max capacity for the Wayne Art Center property). No tractor trailers are permitted on the property. Artist or Gallery delivery instructions must state that the shipment must be delivered into the building premises (no exterior deliveries can be accepted). Crates or extra-large boxes cannot exceed 100 lbs. and must be moveable with a hand-dolly. No forklifts or loading docks are available to receive or to return ship crates and extra-large boxes. All delivery boxes and crates CANNOT exceed 55” x 75.”

INSURANCE:

Wayne Art Center will insure Craft Forms work for 60% of its retail value while on the premises after it has been determined that sent work has arrived unharmed.

Artists are financially responsible for the cost of shipping to Wayne Art Center and for return shipping and all in-transit insurance.

WAC will not be responsible for loss or damage to work in transit to or from Wayne Art Center.

Hand delivered work not retrieved by February 27, 2023 will become the property of Wayne Art Center.

For internationally accepted work, please review the country of origin shipping and customs regulations and the best way for US customs to receive work. Regulations and rules change frequently and can cause artwork to be delayed in customs or returned to the artist. Often a commercial invoice is required for return shipping.

In the event of damage in transit, the artist is responsible to settle all claims directly with the shipping carrier.

INSTALLATION

There will be a $25 fee for handling of work, which must be paid upon confirmation of participation in the show.

If the artwork installation is overly complex the artist should contact Pam McLean-Parker to discuss. The artist may be required to assume financial responsibility for additional assistance to install pieces with numerous parts or works that involve carpentry, alterations to gallery walls, site-specific pedestals, armatures, lighting, electrical, etc. Artists are responsible to install their complex artworks. Unusual installation requests must be made in advance and approved by Wayne Art Center.

OPENING RECEPTION WEEKEND

Friday, December 2, 2022, 6 - 9:00 pm

CraftForms 2022 Preview Party

Saturday, December 3, 1 - 3:00 pm

CraftForms 2022 Juror's Lecture and Meet the Artists

EXHIBITION DATES

December 2, 2022 – January 21, 2023, Free and Open to the Public.

Monday–Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Closed on Sundays and Holidays

HAND PICK UP OF UNSOLD WORK

January 23 – 27, 2023

Monday–Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Closed on Sundays

RETURN PACKING AND SHIPMENT OF WORK FROM WAYNE ART CENTER

Work will be repacked and ready for shipping around February 6-10, 2023.

All works must be delivered to Wayne Art Center with a return shipping label.

COMMUNICATIONS

The artist contact email provided on the online application must remain active during the submission and exhibition process. The artist is responsible for checking email (and SPAM) for acceptance and/or decline and other information regarding the CraftForms 2022 exhibition.

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