The American Glass Guild announces its sixth annual juried exhibit – “American Glass Now: 2017”. The show will be on exhibit during our Annual Conference, which will take place in May, in Rochester, NY (Location TBD). The show will then travel to the Washington National Cathedral immediately following the Rochester exhibit, and will be up for approximately three months.
Lindsy Parrott - Curator of the Neustadt Museum of Tiffany Glass, Long Island City, NY
Susie Silbert - Curator of modern and contemporary glass at Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY
Diane Wright - The Carolyn and Richard Barry Curator of Glass, Chrysler Museum of Art
Deadline for Entries - Friday, January 13, 2017
Notifications by Friday, February 3, 2017
Rochester, New York location and dates TBD, but show will at least
coincide with Conference, May 18-21, 2017
Washington National Cathedral June 9 - September 30, 2017
All American Glass Guild members are invited to submit either a DESIGN CONCEPT, in the form of drawing/sketch/watercolor, of an idea for a piece, OR a COMPLETED PIECE OF WORK. Considered work can be stained glass, fused glass, or laminated glass.
All images must be digitally submitted as jpegs at 72dpi - no smaller than 1400 pixels and no larger than 2500 pixels in either direction. All images must be labeled: last name_ first name_title.jpg
Include in your submission the approximate size of your piece, orientation (vertical or horizontal) and whether it will be framed or not. Panels must not exceed 30” in any dimension.
All applicants must be a member of the AGG, with all dues current. Dues run January to December each year. To become a member - http://americanglassguild.org/become-a-member/ To check on your membership status email firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions should completed online by the end of the day Friday, January 13, 2017 - no exceptions.
APPLY HERE: https://AGG.formstack.com/forms/americanglassnowsubmissionform
The jurors’ decisions will be announced Friday, February 3, 2017.
All work must be completed and photographed by March 30, 2017 in order to be included in our publicity materials. If AGN does not receive a high-resolution image of your finished piece by March 30, 2017, your work will not be included in the exhibition catalog.
All work must be completed and delivered to Rochester one week before the determined installation date to be included in the exhibition. (Conference dates: May 18-21, 2017. Artwork will need to be delivered PRIOR to the conference).
As always: Delivery and Insurance costs TO the first venue and FROM the last venue are the responsibility of the individual artist. The AGG is not responsible for any damage or theft that may occur during the exhibition.
The AGG will transport the artwork between the two venues. Artists must make sure the proper packaging is supplied for the transportation between venues - FYI - no peanuts allowed. AGG is NOT responsible for any damage due to improper packaging.
Artwork in the show can be, but does not have to be, for sale, with 25% going to the AGG.
Accepted Artists will be asked to pay a small fee to help defray costs for installation and publicity or to volunteer for specific tasks related to the show.
There will be a catalog of the exhibit for sale through Blurb.com.
We look forward to another great exhibition!