Prospectus information can be found here: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5878.
Magic Silver 2019 Calendar
December 31, 2018 Entry submission deadline, all entries must be submitted for jurying
January 21, 2019 Notification of accepted entries emailed to artists.
February 11, 2019 Works must be shipped or hand delivered to the gallery by 4:30pm this date.
February 27, 2019 The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition opens.
Juror's talk at 5PM in rm623 followed by a reception
in the gallery.
April 8 - 12, 2019 Works will be shipped/returned or picked up in person during this time.
The 2019 The Magic Silver Show: The Elena Diane Curris Juried Photography Exhibition will be on-view from February 27 - March 29, 2019.
Bradly Dever Treadaway, Juror
Bradly Dever Treadaway is a Brooklyn based artist, curator, and professor utilizing lens-based image making, sculpture, installation, and performance to comment on the breakdown of inter-generational communication. His work revolves around fleeting family histories visualized through archival interventions and elevated domestic rituals while questioning material significance within the photographic medium. Treadaway is a Fulbright Scholar to Italy and works as both a Faculty member and the Digital Media Coordinator at The International Center of Photography in New York City. His work has been exhibited at the Whitney Museum of Art, Center for Photography at Woodstock, The International Center of Photography, The Mobile Museum of Art, The Ospedale degli Innocenti in Florence, Italy, and the Lishui Museum of Photography in China. His film/video work has been screened at the New Orleans Film Festival, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the National Centre for Contemporary Art in Moscow, Russia, Union Docs, Anthology Film Archives, the Nashville Film Festival, the Coney Island Film Festival, and at the Brooklyn Arts Council’s Scene: Brooklyn.
Entry is open to regional, national, and international artists 18 years or older working in all photo media including, but not limited to, traditional black and white or color photography, experimental or non-traditional light sensitive processes, digital media, film, and video. This is an open theme exhibition without restrictions on content that will include still images, film, video, and moving images.
There is a non-refundable entry fee of $35.00 (U.S.) per artist for up to 10 total entries. All fees are non-refundable. Artist Statements, Resumes/CV, and Bios may be included with entries, but all are not required. This is an international juried exhibition with works selected for exhibit by the juror. All entries must be original, completed with the last 5 years, and not previously exhibited in The Clara M. Eagle Gallery. Prospectus information can be found here: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5878. Please use the Call for Entry Media Prep for image & video upload guidelines. If you have any questions about the guidelines please email firstname.lastname@example.org and place Magic Silver 2019 in the subject line.
The mission of The University Galleries at Murray State, in all of its activities, is to serve the students and scholars of the campus community through the exhibition, interpretation, study, collection and preservation of art. The University Galleries seeks to be a tool in the advancement of cultural knowledge; a laboratory for creative experimentation and expression; and a forum in which students and scholars may engage in creative and intellectual discourse with regional, national, and international artists of our time.
The University Galleries has the ability to host a variety of exhibitions. The Clara M Eagle Gallery is a dynamic multi-level exhibition space for visitors to learn about the history of art and contemporary new media. With 8,200 sq. ft. of exhibition space and over 1,200 works of art housed in our permanent collection, The University Galleries at Murray State are a constant source of innovative programming and educational research within the community. The Clara M. Eagle Gallery, the Eagle Upper Gallery, and the Mary Ed Mecoy Hall Gallery are located at 604 Fine Arts Building in Murray, Kentucky on the campus of Murray State University; The Curris Gallery is located on the first floor of the Curris Center, at 1500 Chestnut Street.
If you would like to send your portfolio or proposal for consideration please try to adhere to the following guidelines:
Digital submissions are encouraged. The University Galleries will also review artist websites if you include the URL within your materials. Please send a cover letter to introduce yourself and your artwork, provide images, a description of the works, and include an Artist Statement, CV, and Artist Bio- include previous shows, education, awards, grants, residencies, etc. (also note that major previous exhibition experience is not required. We choose our artists based on the quality of their work and the impact it will have on our students, the supporting materials help us to see where you have been and what you have been doing) Submissions are reviewed regularly, but we cannot review your information immediately, so please be patient during this process. The University Galleries is not responsible for lost or damaged submissions or the return of contents. Thank you for your continued interest.
Send submissions and proposals to:
Submissions & Proposals
c/o University Galleries
604 Fine Arts Building
Murray, KY 42071