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Calling All Artist Submit to Project: Postcard 2017 | November 3, 2017

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All artists welcome and encouraged to be a part of Project Postcard 2017 by submitting original works of art, postcard-sized, to be included in the exhibit and presented for sale at the closing event in the NMSU University Art Gallery. Read Prospectus by clicking on link below. Proceeds from Project: Postcard 2017 will benefit the budding art students of New Mexico and our regional community of Southern New Mexico, when our 1932 retrofitted gymnasium, which is slated to be updated in 2018, turns into a 21st century art facility. No Entry Fee. All invited to the event.

Download the full prospectus/artist form here; print it, and send the artist form with your work. ALL Artwork must be accompanied by a completed artist’s entry form and mailed, shipped or hand-delivered to the NMSU Department of Art by Friday, November 3, 2017.

Previous Project: Postcard events have yielded more than $30,000 for fundraising efforts. In 2016, voters of New Mexico passed a $22.5 millon bond for a renovated art facility at NMSU. Proceeds for this Project: Postcard will supplement that fund and will provide a space for the active engagement of the visual arts in Southern New Mexico.

Who:

Open to NMSU Art alumni, faculty (current and former), students, friends, former visiting artists, community artists and any artist who wishes to support the NMSU Department of Art and the renovation of D.W. Williams Hall. 

What:

Create a one of a kind work of art following these criteria:

•Outside dimensions must be 5” x 7” (horizontal or vertical format)

•Artwork must be UNFRAMED

•Open to all media

•Limit two artworks per artist

•Artist’s signature and date must be clearly written on the reverse/back side of the artwork

No identifying name or signature may be present on the face of the artwork. All artwork will bedisplayed as anonymous to the viewers.

•All submitted artworks must be donated free and clear to the NMSU Department of Art for the

Project: Postcard exhibit & sale and related activities.

•The committee reserves the right to withhold any artwork from the exhibit. 

When:

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Friday, November 3, 2017

EXHIBIT: Monday, November 27 – Friday, December 1, 2017

GALLERY HOURS: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM 

FUNDRAISER AND POSTCARD SALE: Thursday, November 30, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Where:

EXHIBIT AND SALE LOCATION: University Art Gallery, D. W. Williams Hall, 

New Mexico State University. 1390 East University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003

ALL Artwork must be accompanied by a completed artist’s entry form and mailed, shipped or hand-delivered 

to the NMSU Department of Art (see reverse for instructions) by Friday, November 3, 2017.

Artist Eligibility : Regional, National & International