Miniatures & More 2017
Exhibition and Sale Prospectus
Miniatures & More is a juried art exhibition and sale at the Albuquerque Museum. Miniatures & More has a significant reputation in the art collecting community and it is attended by gallery owners, established patrons and new collectors. Its overall scope is very diverse, representing a wide range of subject matters, styles and media. The exhibition is on display in a designated gallery in the Albuquerque Museum from October 20, 2017 to December 3, 2017, and for the duration of the time the artworks are for sale to the public. 60% of proceeds from sold artworks go to benefit the artist and 40% goes to the Albuquerque Museum Foundation. The Albuquerque Museum Foundation is a not-for-profit organization which funds vital educational and exhibition programs, as well as acquisitions at the Albuquerque Museum.
October 20, 2017 through December 3, 2017
The Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Application Deadlines and Fees:
All applications to Miniatures & More 2017 must be submitted online through www.juriedartservices.com
Deadline : Artists may apply through Thursday, March 2, 2017 - $15.00 application fee
Extended Deadline : An extended deadline is offered from Friday, March 3, 2017 through Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - $30.00 application fee
The non-refundable fee for applications is payable online by credit card. No applications will be accepted after March 8, 2017 11:59 pm.
Notifications : Jury results will be sent to applicants by e-mail in May 2017. Please apply with an email that is active and in-use; jury results are sent out by Juried Art Services. Invited artists will be required to submit their entries subject to the requirements described below.There is no requirement that the artwork submitted for the jurying process be the artwork which will be submitted for the exhibition. PLEASE NOTE: The majority of artwork in Miniatures & More are small scale works (see size limitations below). “More” artworks are large scale works, and are a very limited number (10-13). Artists may be invited to participate in both Miniatures and More categories, and will be notified in a separate email.
This is a request for qualifications. Required items:
- A minimum of four (4) and a maximum of ten (10) images of paintings, prints (no off-sets or giclees), sculptures, photography, or other fine art. The images you submit should be representative of current work. The images of the work you submit should be an example of what could be on display, if selected in the juried process.
- Titles, prices, medium, and sizes of artwork in submitted images
- Artist statement. Please include what category you consider your work to be from the choices provided.
Invited Artists Rules of Entry:
Eligible Entries and Size Limitations:
A) “Miniatures” artworks that are hung are limited to three (3) works. Each work must not measure larger than a framed size maximum of 324 square inches (height x width) or any proportion of framed height and width added together equaling 36 inches total or smaller. For sculpture the limit is 2 works and size limit is 15-20 inches or smaller in any one dimension (height, width or length).
B) Size requirements for "MORE" artworks:
- Artworks cannot exceed 36 square feet (height x width) OR any proportion of height plus width added together cannot exceed 12 feet.
- Three dimensional works cannot exceed 6' high x 4' wide x 4' deep maximum size.
Sale of Work:
MINIATURES (small scale artworks)-All Miniatures artworks are for sale to the public. The sale price is set by the Artist. The Albuquerque Museum Foundation will retain 40% of the Artist’s price on all artworks sold. The remaining 60% will be paid to the Artist. Miniatures artwork not sold on opening weekend will remain for sale at the Artist’s price for the duration of the exhibition.
MORE (large scale artworks)-All “More” artworks are for sale to the public. The sale price is set by the Artist. The work is available for sale for that set price on the Friday Premiere evening. “More” artworks no sold on Friday are for sale by silent auction at the Saturday Gala. The Artist may set a lower “opening bid” price to encourage active bidding during the silent auction. The Albuquerque Museum Foundation will retain 40% of the highest bid. The remaining 60% will be paid to the Artist. “More” artwork not sold opening weekend will remain for sale at the Artist’s set price for the duration of the exhibition.
Artwork must be delivered ready to install and dry to the touch. Wall pieces need not be framed, but must be equipped with D-rings as hanging devices. The Foundation and/or the Museum reserve the right to modify hanging devices if necessary. Artwork that has arrived at the Museum but is not in satisfactory display condition or does not meet the size limitations may be excluded from the Miniatures & More exhibition and returned to the Artist.
Shipped and Delivered artwork:
Artwork shipped to Miniatures & More must be in a reusable crate or commercial shipping container. Please do not use Styrofoam peanuts as packing material. Unsold artwork will be repacked and returned to the Artist in the same shipping container as received. Damages, whether in transit or on the Museum premises and regardless of responsibility, will be reported to the Artist within two business days by the Foundation. Damaged artwork will not be displayed. Damaged shipping containers or materials will not be reused. 30 days after the exhibition closes, all artwork unclaimed by Artists will be considered abandoned and will no longer be the responsibility of the Albuquerque Museum Foundation or the Albuquerque Museum. All shipping costs are the responsibility of the Artist.
Release of artwork:
Written authorization is required for the Albuquerque Museum Foundation or the Albuquerque Museum to release work to anyone other than the Artist.
Artwork accepted for Miniatures & More will be handled with professional care; however, the Museum and Foundation staff and volunteers will not be held liable for loss or damage to artwork while on the premises or in shipping. Artwork will be insured by the Albuquerque Museum while on exhibit and for the duration of the exhibition. Artist shall, at his/her expense, procure and maintain such insurance as desired against all risk of loss or damage to said property during shipment to the Museum and if not sold, upon return to the Artist.
Albuquerque Museum Foundation
P.O. Box 7006
Albuquerque, NM 87194
505.338.8734 Direct Line