Call for Entries for the John D. Wittersheim Sculpture Park (Alumni and Staff)

The John D. Wittersheim Sculpture Park  
at Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI

CALL FOR ENTRIES
The intention of this sculpture park is to honor the tools, ideas, craftsmanship and lessons of metalsmith John D. Wittersheim. It will utilize the green space between the Performing Arts Center and Studio Angelico and provide a place of inspiration and reflection.

The Wittersheim Sculpture Park Committee is proud to be organizing the 2015-16 exhibit that will feature the following benefits to the exhibitors:

  • stipend of $750;
  • high visibility site;
  • year-long coordinated media promotions
  • guided tours;
  • exhibits posted on the Siena Heights University website;
  • concrete pads and installation services;
  • strongly encouraged sales
  • and Siena Heights University will provide liability
  • insurance (exhibitor supplies damage and loss insurance).
  • The exhibit will begin  August 10th, 2015 and conclude August 1st, 2016

WHAT TO SUBMIT (open to Siena Heights Alumni and staff only)

  • work durable enough to withstand the harsh Michigan winters and suitable for public viewing;
  • enter as many pieces as you like;
  • complete entry form;
  • JPEG digital images on a CD including: 1 or 2 views
  • of each work, filenames must include: corresponding number to the image list,

    artist’s last name, title (03_Rodin_Thinker). Images must be at least 72

    dpi and no more than 1200 pixels in any direction;
  • image list including image number, artist name, title, material(s),
  • dimensions in feet, weight, retail price; (30% commission charged on

    sales) and installation requirements;
  • current professional resume;
  • one paragraph artist's statement;
  • resume, artist's statement, and image list must be in PDF format on the CD.  

Deadline for entries is April 15th, 2015

 

SUBMISSIONS SNAIL MAILED TO: 

John D. Wittersheim Sculpture Park
Studio Angelico
c/o Natalie Lanese
1247 East Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, MI 49221.

SUBMISSIONS E- MAILED TO:
jdwsculpturepark@netzero.net

 Questions:
Ken Thompson 517-486-4591

 

JOHN D. WITTERSHEIM SCULPTURE PARK ENTRY FORM 
(please print)

NAME:___________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS: _________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

CITY:_______________________________________ STATE: _____________ ZIP:______________

PHONE #: ______ --________________ CELL#: ______-- _________________

E-MAIL:__________________________________________________________

YEAR GRADUATED FROM SIENA HEIGHTS:_______________ SHU FACULTY/STAFF

By signing this entry form, I promise to deliver my selected work(s) or make arrangements to have my selected work(s) delivered to the exhibit at the appointed time. I realize that the stipend paid is for the purpose of off-setting my delivery expenses and that there will be no additional transportation expenses paid.

Yoursignature ________________________________________ Date ____________

 JURY RESULTS WILL BE e-MAILED BY MAY 15, 2015