Jasper Community Arts

Submissions no longer accepted.

29th Annual Juried Art Exhibition 

September 1 - October 23, 2022

How to Apply

Step 1-B: 

Those who wish to pay by check will need to download the application and

Email Images to: visualarts@jasperindiana.gov

And Mail a Check to:

Jasper Community Arts

c/o Emily Colucci Peak

100 3rd Ave, Suite A

Jasper, IN 47546 

Deadline for submissions
Sunday, July 17, 2022

Jasper Community Arts manages the Arts Wing of the Thyen-Clark Cultural Center which features over 6,000 square feet of exhibiting space across three galleries. The Galleries feature eighteen visual arts exhibits annually. JCA also manages the Jasper Arts Center which hosts a number of performances in its 675 seat auditorium and hosts a variety of educational outreach programs, plus workshops, lectures, and special events. Jasper Community Arts is a Department of the City of Jasper.  

Timeline

July 17 Application deadline

July 22 Images reviewed by Juror

July 26 Notifications mailed

August 22-26 Accepted artwork received

August 31 Juror reviews work in Gallery to determine winners

September 1 Show opens

September 1  Reception and awards 5-7 pm 

October 23  Exhibit closes

October 24-29 Pickup or return shipping

Eligibility

This competition is open to any artist, 18 and older who is a current or former resident of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan or Ohio. No students please. 

Awards

$2,000 in Merit Awards will be presented at the discretion of the Juror.

Juror

Amy DeLap works in both representational and non-objective directions in her painting. She taught painting and design at Vincennes University for 32 years. In 2009 she retired from teaching and now works as an independent artist based in Indiana. She earned a BFA degree in sculpture from Washington University in St. Louis and also did undergraduate work at the Tyler School or Art and the University of Michigan School of Art. Her MFA in painting/mixed-media was earned at the University of Michigan's Horace Rackham School of Graduate Studies. DeLap is married to sculptor Andrew Jendrzejewski. In 2013, DeLap and Jendrzejewski opened Art Space Vincennes, a gallery of contemporary art housed in an historic home the couple rehabbed into a gallery and studio space. They are currently in the third year of managing the First City Public Sculpture Project, which has brought 15 large-scale outdoor sculptures to the city of Vincennes where they will remain on display for three-year loan periods. 

Specifications & Restrictions

Work may be two-dimensional or three-dimensional. Size restricted to 72 - 90 inches with a weight limit not to exceed 80 pounds (if hung on the wall). ALL WORK MUST BE ORIGINAL, COMPLETED WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS, AND NOT PREVIOUSLY HUNG IN JCA'S GALLERIES. 

Presentation
& Framing

Canvas paintings must be stretched, framed and wired; warped canvases will be rejected. Drawings, watercolors and other mixed media paintings must be under Plexiglass unless hand delivered. Do not ship any paintings under glass. 

Entry Information

NOTE: All selections will be made only from digital images submitted!

A non-refundable jury fee of $25 will be assessed for one or two images. Awards will be based upon digital presentation. Accepted images will be kept for publicity purposes including color reproduction for the postcard in the local media. Images can be sent online, via mail or e-mail and should be in JPG format. All submissions must be named by the artist's last name followed by the first initial, and then the title of the artwork.

 

For example: Smith J Sunrise Landscape.jpg

A completed image list on the entry from must accompany each entry. Jasper Community Arts is not responsible for loss or damage to entries submitted. Entries may be submitted online and paid with by credit card, or mailed with a completed hard copy form, check, and images on CD or e-mailed as attachments. 

Deadline for receipt of images is July 17, 2022

Download the application at the link above, or complete the online application below. Further instruction on delivery and shipping will be sent upon acceptance into the juried show.

Delivery & Return of Accepted Entries

Accepted artwork must be hand-delivered or shipped, by the date indicated. Crates must be sturdy and reusable. STYROFOAM PEANUT PACKING IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. All works will be returned in the same crates and manner as received. Shipping costs are entirely the responsibility of the artist. 

Jasper Community Arts

Thyen-Clark Cultural Center

100 3rd Avenue, Suite A

Jasper, IN 47546