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					                                              Juror: Liz Hickok
               About Food, Made from Food, Including Food
Call for Entries:

                                                                  Liz Hickok is a San Francisco based artist working in
               The FEAST: A Juried Exhibit

                                                                  photography, video, sculpture, installation, and currently
                                                                  Jell-O. Hickok’s San Francisco in Jell-O has become a
                                                                  popular subject of media coverage. Her work has been
                                                                  covered by The New York Times, Harper’s, San Francisco
                                                                  magazine, Gastronomica, 7X7 magazine, and has
                                                                  appeared on the cover or Artweek. She has been featured
                                                                  on national and local news and radio programs that
                                                                  include The CBS Early Show, Offbeat America (HGTV),
                                                                  Spark*(KQED, Bay Area), All Things Considered (NPR)
                                                                  and Talk of the Nation (NPR). Most recently, Hickok was
                                                                  nominated for a Food Network award for “Best Use of
                                                                  Food as Art Medium.”

                                                                  Hickok received her MFA from Mills College in Oakland

                                                                  CA. She earned a BFA and BA from the School of the
                                                                  Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University in Boston, MA.

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                                                                  Her work has been exhibited across the country and is
                                                                  included in international collections.
CALENDAR 2008 - 2009                                            LIABILITY                                                     Works must be received by January 20, 2009. C.O.D
                                                                All reasonable care will be given to objects in the custody   deliveries will not be accepted. Late or damaged shipments
EXHIBITION DATES February 2 - March 5, 2009                     of the Pittsburg State University Gallery. Insurance is the   will be returned. Works must be shipped in substantial,
October 15:     The FEAST Entry Deadline                        responsibility of the artists. State universities in Kansas   re-usable packing cartons. All works must conform to UPS
December 5:     Notification of Acceptance                      are “self insured” therefore it is not practical to provide   over-size limitations and be under 70lbs; Max Girth 130

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sale Price / Insurance Value
January 20:     Deadline for Receipt of Accepted Works          insurance as claims are difficult to collect. With this in    inches.
February 2:     Exhibition Opens                                mind the gallery is monitored with twenty-four hour
February 6:     Opening Reception                               surveillance cameras and is open during school business       [Please…NO PACKING POPCORN]
March 5:        Exhibition Closes                               hours only, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
March 9:        Return of Works Begins                                                                                        HAND DELIVERIES
                                                                PRESENTATION AND FRAMING                                      Hand deliveries will be accepted Monday January 19, and
JUROR                                                           All selected two-dimensional work must be securely            Tuesday January 20, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                   Liz Hickok                                   framed with hardware, wiring in place ready to hang. No
                   Blue Studios                                 glass. Acrylic-plexiglass is acceptable. 3D work must have    RETURN of ACCEPTED WORKS
                   San Francisco, CA                            installation instructions. Please no oversize entries.        All accepted works must include prepaid return shipping
                                                                                                   label. Hand delivered works may be picked up March 11 - 13,
                                                                ENTRIES                               Option #1               2009.
AWARDS                                                          Digital entries may be submitted on CD (or) dropped
1st: Solo Show: $200.00 Stipend. University Gallery             onto our website [         SALES
November 2009, Exhibition (all regular gallery policy           Exhibits/Feast/] in JPEG or GIF format. File size for each    There is no commission collected on the sale of any artwork.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $20 Entry Fee (required): Check payable to Pittsburg State University Art Department
and procedures do apply). Exhibition featured on PSU            image should not exceed 4MB. Label each entry with            The sales transaction would take place between the artist

website. Also 10 images of your work, CV and artist contact     Name, Title, Medium, Size, and Year Completed. Digital        and interested person directly.
info Website Image Folder will be maintained on www.            entries of accepted works become part of the PSU The                                               FEAST Collection. All images, personal account data and       INVITATIONS AND PUBLICITY

2nd: $50.00 and Website Image Folder (8 images, CV and          electronic entries will be secured and properly discarded.    All accepted artists will receive twenty-five invitations, a
artist contact info.)                                           Any accepted work that differs from the accepted digital      copy of the press release, and all publicity generated by the
3rd: Website Image Folder (6 images, CV and artist info.)       entry may be disqualified.                                    event such as newspaper articles, or reviews. At present

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                                                                                                      Option #2               there are no plans for a catalog however a permanent web
ELIGIBILITY                                                     Submitted 35mm slides in standard mounts (no glass).          page will be created to document the accepted entries,
Artists over the age of 17, residing in the United States       Label slides with Name, Title, Medium, Size, and Year         award winners, and publicity materials.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Money Order
whose artwork is “about” food, made from food or                Completed. Slides of accepted works become part of PSU

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $ 5 Donation (optional): Check payable to Harvesters
includes a food item are encouraged to enter. Food related      The FEAST Collection. Slides not accepted will be returned    CONTACT INFORMATION
content might include but is not limited to such topics         if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is enclosed. Allow      Pittsburg State University Department of Art Department
as world hunger, eating disorders, the food industry, or        approximately 4 weeks for return of non-accepted slides.                                  ( Office) 620-235-4305

exploitation of animals. Art “made” from food could exist       Any accepted work that differs from the slide may be                                      ( Fax ) 620-235-4303
in its original form, or be images of food similar to Liz       disqualified.                                                 Interim Gallery Director: Carmen Stotts

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Hickok’s art. Images that “include” food can be as general                                                                    Gallery Assistant:          Tera Reed
as, but not limited to, scenes in a restaurant, grocery store   ENTRY FEE                                                     E-mail:           
or other location. Food items can be supporting elements        A non-refundable entry fee of $20 must be submitted           Program Director:           S. Portico Bowman (Stephanie)
in a composition or artwork of other content.                   with a completed entry form, notification card, and SASE.
                                                                This fee entitles the artist to a maximum of three entries.   The FEAST


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Entry fee paid by: Check
Exhibit organizers intend for the show to be thought            Check or money order should be made out to: Pittsburg         Pittsburg State University
provoking and respectful of sensitive social issues related     State University Art Department: Entries will be marked       Art Department Porter Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                                 ENTRY CARD
to food and hunger. While at the same time that is not          “Complete” upon verification of payment.                      1701 S. Broadway Ave.

necessarily our focus so artwork that is light-hearted and                                                                    Pittsburg KS, 66762

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fun is also appropriate. However, because we recognize          An optional $5 fee is being collected for a donation to
that world hunger is a serious issue we invite participants     Harvesters Community Food Network. Please make check          Entrant #                     NOTIFICATION CARD




to add an additional $5 to the entry fee that will be           payable to Harvesters.

                                                                                                                              artist’s name

collected on behalf of The FEAST exhibit and donated                                                                          Last                               First
to Harvesters Community Food Network. http://www.               EXHIBITION This fee is optional and in no way affects      The exhibition will open February 2, 2009, and continue       Entry#1                  ACCEPTED          REJECTED
the likelihood of acceptance or being declined.                 through March 5, 2009. All accepted works must remain in
                                                                the University Gallery until the close of the exhibition.
MEDIA/SPECIFICATIONS                                                                                                          Entry#2                  ACCEPTED          REJECTED
The competition is open to all artists working in the           DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORKS/SHIPPING
following media: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking,                Upon notification of acceptance, entries should be sent to:
Photography, Wood, Sculpture, Ceramics, Jewelry, Glass,                           The FEAST
                                                                                                                              Entry#3                  ACCEPTED          REJECTED

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Entrant #
Fiber, and Paper. Artwork should not exceed 40” in any                            Pittsburg State University
dimension including frame. Each artist may submit up to                           Art Department Porter Hall
three entries.                                                                    1701 S. Broadway Ave.
                                                                                  Pittsburg KS, 66762                         You are cordially invited to attend the opening reception of The
                                                                                                                              FEAST February 6, 2009. Thank you for participating.

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