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					                      JURIED ART COMPETITION PACKET

                 2012 COUNCIL HOUSE INDIAN ART FESTIVAL
                              June 05 - 23, 2012

                                     SIX CATEGORIES
       Painting/Graphics, Sculpture, Photography, Basketry, Fired Wares, Traditional Art
               BEST IN SHOW $1000- Council House Museum Legacy Award
                                AWARDS IN EACH CATEGORY:
                                         1st Place-$500
                                         2nd Place-$250
                                         3rd Place-$125
                                  Honorable Mention- Ribbon

CATEGORIES FOR TRADITIONAL ART COMPETITION:
Painting/Graphics- Painting/Graphics – Includes acrylic, oil, watercolor, tempera, gouache,
casein, pencil, pen and pastel drawings, serigraph, lithograph, woodblock, paper casting, print,
etching, or mixed media. Entries image size must be at least 8” x 12” and may not exceed 60” x
60”, including the mat and frame. All entries must be suitably framed and ready to hang with
eyebolts. All works must be original. No photo-offset prints will be accepted (this category
only). All work must have been completed during 2011 or 2012.

Sculpture- May include bone, metal, stone, clay or wood. The sculpture must not exceed 60” x
60”.

Photography- Entries image size must be at least 8” x 12” and may not exceed 60” x 60”,
including the mat and frame. All entries must be suitably framed and ready to hang with
eyebolts. All works must be original. All work must have been completed during 2011 or 2012.

Fired Wares- Wheel thrown pottery and/or built ceramics accepted. No greenware, non-Indian,
or commercial pottery will be accepted. Identify type of firing.

Basketry- Items must be created using traditional methods and materials. Commercial materials,
such as reed and raffia, are prohibited. Natural Dyes are encouraged.

Traditional Art- Any article made by hand for use in a traditional Native American lifestyle that
does not fit any other category is included in this category.

TIMELINE
May 25, 2012          3:00 p.m. – Deadline for entries NO EXCEPTIONS
June 01, 2012          6:30p.m.–Artist Reception, Silent Auction & Awards Presentation
June 05, 2012         The 2012 Art Show opens -Creek Council House Museum, Okmulgee
June 23, 2012         Juried Art Competition Exhibit closes
June 26, 2012         Last day artists may pick up artwork

                Creek Council House Museum, 106 W. 6th, Okmulgee, OK 74447
                              (918) 756-2324 Fax (918) 758-1166
                               EMAIL:csago71@sbcglobal.net
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                2012 COUNCIL HOUSE INDIAN ART FESTIVAL
                             June 05 - 23, 2012

LIABILITY:
 The Museum will not be responsible for damage, loss or deterioration of any object while in
   transit or while in the Museum. However, all possible care will be taken. Artists assume all
   risks relating to artwork entered.

PUBLICITY:
 The Museum has the right to photograph and reproduce, in any and all media; any or all
  works in the competition for publicity and permanent file purposes.

                           GENERAL RULES & REGULATIONS
ELIGIBILITY:
   As of June 23, 2012, the artist must be 18 years of age.
   Artwork must be for sale at a market price.
   Artwork may not have been previously sold.
   Art must have been completed in 2011 or 2012.
   Entries must be the original work of the entered artist. No collaborative work may be
    entered in the competition.
   Artist must be a member of a Native American Tribe by blood. Entrants are required to
    enclose proof of their tribal heritage: CDIB card, tribal membership, or other appropriate
    documentation.
   Artist must complete the enclosed biography form and submit with entry. This information
    will become part of the Art Festival Committee’s permanent records.

NUMBER OF ENTRIES:
 Up to Four (4) entries total may be submitted per artist.

AWARDS PRESENTATION:
 The Award Ceremony will be held during the artist reception on June 01, 2012 at the Creek
  Council House Museum

SALES:
 All awards and sales checks will be payable to the artist
 A thirty percent (30%) commission will be charged on all sales
 Payment to the artist will be made after the close of the exhibit (June 23, 2012)

DISPLAY:
 All work will be identified as to the artist, medium, price, category and title.


              Creek Council House Museum, 106 W. 6th, Okmulgee, OK 74447
                            (918) 756-2324 Fax (918) 758-1166
                             EMAIL:csago71@sbcglobal.net
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                             June 05 - 23, 2012

   All entries will be displayed at the Museum from June 5th through June 23th. Entries may be
    picked up on June 26th, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. No early release of
    artwork. Previous arrangements must be made if artwork is to be shipped.

IDENTIFICATION OF ART:
 The enclosed identification labels must be completed and submitted with each entry. There
   are two copies for each piece of art. One label must be attached to each entry and one
   turned in to the museum. ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT
   IDENTIFICATION LABELS.

SHIPPING AND HANDLING:
 All entries must be received at the Creek Council House Museum by 3:00 p.m. on May 25,
  2012. NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED!
 Artists are responsible for all shipping costs. The artist is expected to deliver entries or ship
  them prepaid.
 Art may not be claimed by anyone other than the artist unless written authorization is
  provided by the artist.
 Items left after June 26, 2012 will be donated to Creek Council House Museum.

       Shipping and Mailing Address:         Creek Council House Museum
                                             106 West 6th
                                             Okmulgee, OK 74447



JUDGING:
  All decisions made by the Judges shall be final.




              Creek Council House Museum, 106 W. 6th, Okmulgee, OK 74447
                            (918) 756-2324 Fax (918) 758-1166
                             EMAIL:csago71@sbcglobal.net
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                                June 05 - 23, 2012
                       ARTIST INFORMATION (Please print or type)
Date: __________________
Name:
Address:


Phone:                               Tribal Affiliation:

Please complete the following. This information is needed for publicity only and may be used
for the show catalog. Entries will not be accepted without artist information.

List awards and honors won in previous art shows (include this year and you may attach a
separate sheet):




Where can your art be purchased on a regular basis?


Educational background:


Important influences in your life and work:




The Museum has the right to photograph and reproduce any or all works in the competition for
publicity and permanent file purposes.

I certify that the information provided herein is true and accurate, and I understand and will
comply with all rules pertaining to the Council House Indian Art Festival, sponsored by the
Creek Council House Museum and the Creek Council House Museum Association.

Artist’s Signature                                         Date

              Creek Council House Museum, 106 W. 6th, Okmulgee, OK 74447
                            (918) 756-2324 Fax (918) 758-1166
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                             June 05 - 23, 2012

                      RETURN SHIPPING AUTHORIZATION FORM

Please return with your entry – Must be filled out even if entry is to be picked up.



Method of returning artwork:

-   Artist will pick up artwork - Do Not Ship. If artist does not personally pick up artwork,
    please indicate the name of the person who will:




-   Artwork will be shipped using the following service
    A check in the amount of $              , to cover shipping and insurance costs is enclosed.
    CHECK OR MONEY ORDER MUST BE INCLUDED!



The Museum will not be responsible for damage, loss or deterioration of any object while in
transit or while in the Museum. However, all possible care will be taken. Artists assume all
risks relating to artwork entered.

I hereby authorize the Creek Council House Museum to return my artwork via the method I have
indicated above. All artwork not picked up by June 26, 2012 will be donated to the Museum.



Artist’s Signature                                           Date




              Creek Council House Museum, 106 W. 6th, Okmulgee, OK 74447
                            (918) 756-2324 Fax (918) 758-1166
                             EMAIL:csago71@sbcglobal.net
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                       June 05 - 23, 2012

COMPLETE TWO OF THESE IDENTIFICATION LABELS FOR EACH ENTRY.
CUT OUT AND ATTACH ONE TO THE BACK OF THE ENTRY AND LEAVE ONE
ON THE SHEET AND SUBMIT IT WITH YOUR ENTRY FORM. (Make Copies)




Title                             Title
Artist                            Artist
Medium                            Medium
Price                             Price

Title                             Title
Artist                            Artist
Medium                            Medium
Price                             Price


Title                             Title
Artist                            Artist
Medium                            Medium
Price                             Price


Title                             Title
Artist                            Artist
Medium                            Medium
Price                             Price




         Creek Council House Museum, 106 W. 6th, Okmulgee, OK 74447
                       (918) 756-2324 Fax (918) 758-1166
                        EMAIL:csago71@sbcglobal.net
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