SUBMISSION GUIDELINES for ARTWORK EXHIBITS

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GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • GREAT Day is April 21, 2015
  • PLEASE submit as early as possible using the on-line forms that can be found at: http://www.geneseo.edu/is/greatday/
  • Artwork Submission Worksheet (docx) details all the information required for the online submission 
  • When you have read the guidelines and collected all necessary information, complete the on-line submission. Deadline is 4:30 pm on March 15, 2015.
  • For your records, we suggest you print a copy of your completed submission form before you hit the "Submit" button.
  • Each primary student contact will receive an email confirming their submission. Each faculty member will receive an emailfor all submissions in which they are identified as the sponsor.

SPECIFIC GUIDELINES for ARTWORK EXHIBITS

  • SUBMISSIONS: Each student may submit up to a total of three pieces of artwork individually or collaboratively for exhibit.
  • SET UP/TAKE DOWN: Students will mount their own work on Monday, April 20 at a time to be determined. All works must be in place by the beginning of GREAT Day 8:30 am, April 8. Students will take down their work at the end of the day.
  • SPECIAL NEEDS: Please note any special display requirements on the submission form. If artwork is large and will need assistance to safely transport and mount it, please note this on the submission form.
  • LOCATION: Artwork will be displayed in the Kinetic Gallery in the Union, and possibly in other buildings, depending upon the number and type of submissions.
  • TIMES: Galleries will be open on GREAT Day from 8:30 am – 6:00 pm.
  • LARGE-SCALE INSTALLATIONS: Need prior planning if they can be accommodated. If you would like to mount a large-scale piece, please contactPatty Hamilton-Rodgers, greatday@geneseo.edu, as soon as possible, and before completing the submission form to discuss the exhibit first.

PREPARING YOUR TITLE and ABSTRACT/BRIEF DESCRIPTION

  • Title of Artwork is limited to 200 characters.
  • Abstract/Brief Description is limited to 200 words. Abstract should include the theme of the piece and/or describe artwork to be exhibited. Because there is a 200 word limit, each sentence should convey important information. Please remember that you are addressing a general, but educated, audience. Specific terms should be defined and explained.
  • The online-form will accept standard ASCII characters only (#$%^&*()_+~'-+={}[]|\"?<>). If your title or abstract/short description requires any special characters, please insert the name of the character in < > (example <delta>).
  • Please be sure to proof your abstract as it will be included in the program as submitted.

 

If you have any questions please contact Patty Hamilton-Rodgers, greatday@geneseo.edu