You may enter online or by mail between April 1 and April 30, 2023. All submissions must be received by April 30.
1. ENTER ONLINE: There are two separate online options – one for entering as an individual and one for entering as a collaboration. Click the link to complete the entire information, including an artist statement(s) addressing how the work relates to the theme and a short artist(s) bio. A video demonstration about how to submit materials for an individual is available here and about how to submit materials for a collaboration is here.
Please note: Before beginning your online entry, have photos ready and a credit card available for entry fee payment.
2. ENTER BY MAIL: Download a paper entry form for individual entries here or collaborative entries here. (You can also contact Lauryn Johnson and she will mail you a form.) Submit the completed form, images, and entry fee by mail before April 30, 2023. Photos will not be returned.
Contact Lauryn Johnson at 563-382-9681, ext. 221, or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Photos: Two photos (full view and a close-up detail) are required for each piece entered. The artist’s name must not be visible in the photo of the artwork. If you have signed your piece, please cover your signature in some way before you photograph it.
Vesterheim reserves the right to photograph artworks accepted for the exhibition for any use.
Entry Fees: $20/entry fee per artwork submitted. Limit: 2 (total) entries per person. The entry fee of $20 is due at the time of submission.
Artworks must be available for loan from June 1, 2023 – January 15, 2024.
Shipping: Instructions will be sent after acceptance notification. Artists are responsible for the costs of roundtrip insured shipping or delivery.