Detailed Submission Instructions

ELEGABILITY 

  • Must be a student currently enrolled at a college or university within the Rocky Mountain region. (New Mexico, Utah, Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado.)
     
  • The work must have been made using traditional printmaking techniques including: relief, intaglio, lithography, screen printing, monotype, collagraph,  letterpress and photopolymer. Prints made solely with a laser or inkjet printer or copier will not be accepted. However, digital processes may be used in the construction of or in combination with pieces that are traditionally printed.
     
  • Students may submit up to three (3) recent original prints
     
  • Prints must be securely attached to and matted on a sturdy hinge-style mat. Hinge Mat Tutorial https://cutt.ly/2wS5nc
     
  • Mat size limit is 26”x 26”
     
  • Use only black, white or gray mat board. Poster-board, or other light weight board will not be accepted
     
  • Framed pieces will not be accepted
     
  • 3D works such as books must be small enough to sit securely and comfortably on an 18” x 18 “ pedestal (Max. height is 16")
     
  • Entries not meeting presentation instructions may be declined
     
  • Works that differ markedly from the digital image will be disqualified.

HOW TO SUBMIT 
Watch This Tutorial


FOLLOW THESE SUBMISSION STEPS

  1. Create an account by clicking the green REGISTER button on the top right side. Fill out the form. You will then be sent a confirmation email message.
     
  2.  Logon to the site and click on the orange button that says “Add New Application” 
     
  3. Please Note: The word APPLICATION means SUBMISSION.
     
  4. You will then be asked to make a payment of $5.00. That is the total cost of entering 1, 2, or 3 artworks into the show.
     
  5.  After you make the $5 payment, you will then be taken to the page where you will upload photos of your prints.
     
  6. Be ready to fill out the following fields before uploading your images:
    1. Category  Choose Relief, Intaglio, Lithography, Screen Print, Monotype, Colagraph, Letterpress, Photopolymer, or Hybrid/Miscellaneous.
    2. Title
    3. Dimensions of the piece. (Estimate the matted dimensions)
    4. Brief Description of your entry: technique, process, inspiration etc.
    5. Price, if you wish to sell.
    6. Now you will upload your submissions
IMAGE UPLOAD SPECIFICATIONS
  1. Image minimum length on longest side: 960px
  2.  Image maximum length on longest side: 4600px
  3.  Max file size images: 4 mb.
  4. Up to 3 attachments may be uploaded for one submission. This is meant for 3-D works or a series of prints. All 3 attachment photos for one submission slot, must be of only one work of art. DO NOT attach multiple images of different prints to one submission slot.
  5. Following the electronic submission and electronic jury you will receive an e-mail notifying you of your submission acceptance. Prints not accepted can be picked up at one of the Submission Return times.
  6. Accepted prints must now be properly matted for display. See MATTING GUIDELINES below.
PHYSICAL ARTWORK DROP-OFF LOCATION AND TIMES
LOCATION: Eccles Gallery (SLCC South City Campus, 1575 So. State Street, SLC, UT)
TIMES & DATES:
Fri. Oct. 4th - 2 to 6 PM AND
Mon. Oct. 7th - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Shipped entries must be received on or before Mon. Oct. 7th

SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS
Prepaid return postage and a pre-addressed mailing label must accompany all artwork. No cash payments for return shipping and no C.O.D.’s. All shipping and insurance costs for artwork to and from SLCC are the responsibility of the artist. Make sure your shipping box is sturdy enough to reuse for return shipping and includes sufficient packing. PLEASE NO PACKING PEANUTS. Please tell any commercial packer – NO PEANUTS.

ARTWORK PACKING TUTORIALS
1. Video Tutorial  2. UPS Tutorial

Shipping Address:

Salt Lake Community College
Attn:  Cindy Denos
Visual Art & Design Dept.
2675 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84119
SLCC will exercise care in handling but cannot insure works while in transit. 
SUBMISSION RETURN DATES & TIMES
Submission returns will be in the Eccles Gallery following the close of the exhibit.
Nov. 7, 3 to 6 pm and
Nov. 8, 11 AM to 3 PM.

PLEASE NOTE: After the final pick-up date, any unclaimed artwork and awards become the property of SLCC.

Shipped entries must be received by Mon. Oct. 7th

Shipping Instructions

Prepaid return postage and a pre-addressed mailing label must accompany all artwork. No cash payments for return shipping and no C.O.D.’s. All shipping and insurance costs for artwork to and from SLCC are the responsibility of the artist. Make sure your shipping box is sturdy enough to reuse for return shipping and includes sufficient packing. PLEASE NO PACKING PEANUTS. Please tell any commercial packer – NO PEANUTS.

Artwork Packing Tutorials
1. Video Tutorial  2. 
UPS Tutorial

Shipping Address:

Salt Lake Community College
Attn:  Cindy Denos
Visual Art & Design Dept.
2675 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84119

SLCC will exercise care in handling but cannot insure works while in transit. 

SUBMISSION RETURN DATES & TIMES
Returns will be in the Eccles Gallery following the close of the exhibit.
Nov. 7, 3 to 6 pm and
Nov. 8, 11 AM to 3 PM.

PLEASE NOTE: After the final pick-up date, any unclaimed artwork and awards become the property of SLCC.

OPENING RECEPTION & AWARDS RESENTATION
Participants, family and friends are invited to attend the Opening Reception & Awards Presentation
Oct. 10 • 6:00 to 7:30 PM
Refreshments will be served.
Eccles Gallery at Salt Lake Community College
1575 S State Street SLC, UT 84115
 

MATTING GUIDELINES

  • Prints must be securely attached to and matted on a sturdy hinge-style mat (See tutorial video below)
     
  • Framed pieces will not be accepted
     
  • Matted prints do not need a wire on the back
     
  • Use only black, white or gray mat board
     
  • Poster-board, or other light weight board will not be accepted
     
  • Matted size limit is 26”x 26”
     
  • Entries not meeting presentation instructions may be decline

 

LIABILITY AND AGREEMENT

The submission of an entry shall constitute agreement on the part of the artist to the conditions set forth in this call for entries. All reasonable care in handling works of art will be exercised by SLCC staff and its agents, but SLCC is not liable for loss of or damage to work submitted for jurying, exhibition or return.

CONTACT INFO
If you have questions please contact Lana Gruendell lana.gruendell@slcc.edu or call 801.957.3476