Meridian Museum of Art

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Meridian Museum of Art

 

45th Annual Bi-State Art Competition

The annual Bi-State is a juried exhibition presented by the Meridian Museum of Art, offering over $3,000 in awards and prizes including the $1,000 Best of Show Award. The purpose of the exhibition is to showcase contemporary artists in Mississippi and Alabama and reward their efforts.

 

Eligibility: Open to all artists who are current or past residents of Mississippi or Alabama.

 

Media: Original works of art, such as, paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, ceramics, fibers, glass, or mixed media.

 

Entries: A maximum of three (3) entries per artist may be submitted. Works must be original and created during the years of 2015 to present. Student assigned work will not be accepted.

 

Rules of Entry: Do not send original works for consideration. Works may be submitted for consideration as digital photographs. Digital entries must be JPG files and should be submitted on one cd or emailed to MMA.

 

Fee: A non-refundable entry fee of $30.00 is required. A cashier’s check, money order or personal check made out to the Meridian Museum of Art or by PayPal will be accepted. Please do not send cash.

 

Size Requirements: All 2-D work will not exceed 72 x 96 in. and should be wired ready to hang (unless special conditions exist). All 3-D work should not exceed 8 feet in any direction and weigh no more than 50 lbs.

 

Liability: All Possible CARE WILL BE EXERCISED in handling entries. The Meridian Museum of Art will not assume responsibility for loss or damage to any artwork submitted to the show. The artist should insure all artwork before submitting to the competition. The museum will not insure works in transit to or from the museum. Works left by the artist two months after the closing date will become the property of the museum. The museum reserves the right of reproduction of entries in catalogs, and for news and promotional use. Sending an entry to this competition will constitute agreement with all the conditions in this prospectus.

 

Delivery and Pick Up: LAST DAY TO RECEIVE accepted works is September 22, 2018. All shipped works must be prepaid with return shipment enclosed. All shipped entries should be packaged in returnable containers. All accepted entries (shipped or hand delivered) must be received September 11 – September 22. Ship entries to MERIDIAN

MUSEUM OF ART, 628 - 25th Ave., Meridian, MS 39301. The museum is not responsible for returned shipments of works. Works will be returned in the same container within two months after the closing date. Other works can be picked up anytime after the closing date during normal museum hours: Tuesday - Saturday from 11:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Sales: The museum will retain a 25% commission on all sales made during the exhibition (The commission does not apply to awards). Work must remain for the show duration.

 

Entry Dates: Digital Images, ENTRY FORM AND $30.00 FEE per artist must be received by September 1, 2018 by your preferred preference:

 

Meridian Museum of Art

P.O. Box 5773

Meridian, MS 39302

meridianmuseum@bellsouth.net

 

Meridian Museum of Art

628 25th Avenue

Meridian, MS 39301

 

Notification: Notification of acceptance/rejection will be emailed by the museum on or about September 8, 2018. The Meridian Museum of Art is the final authority on eligibility and has the right, without restrictions of liability, to reject any entry believed not creditable to the show.

 

Awards and Honors: The juror will have a minimum of $3,000.00 for cash and purchase awards. The Best of Show artist will be featured in an exhibition at the museum in the fall of 2019.

 

EXHIBITION DATES: October 2 – December 1

 

Awards Reception: Saturday, October 6, 2-4 p.m. A special invitation is extended to artists and their friends. Awards will be announced at 3:00 p.m.

CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF THE ENTRY FORM

ENTRY FEES ACCEPTED VIA PAYPAL

Full Name
Phone

Kate Cherry
Director

2018 Officers

Ravene Mitchell - President
Keith Everett - Vice President

Diane Burnham - Secretary

Patsy Temple - Controller

Liza Randall - Treasurer

David Barr - Past President

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Location
628 25th Avenue
Meridian, MS

OPEN TUESDAY - SATURDAY
11 AM - 4 PM
FREE ADMISSION

601-693-1501
meridianmuseum@bellsouth.net

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Come Visit Us!

 

Location
628 25th Avenue
Meridian, MS

OPEN TUESDAY - SATURDAY
11 AM - 4 PM
FREE ADMISSION

601-693-1501
meridianmuseum@bellsouth.net