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.
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
www.lizhickok.com 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 [http://cas.pittstate.edu/Depts/Art/ 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
pittstate.edu/art 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
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.
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
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: email@example.com
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
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
Phone: Day (
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.
collected on behalf of The FEAST exhibit and donated Last First
to Harvesters Community Food Network. http://www. EXHIBITION
harvesters.org. 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
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.