must be U.S. citizen, age 18 through 29 as of May 18, 2001. A legal document
verifying birth date must be supplied; a photocopy of a birth certificate
or passport is acceptable. Contestant must be a resident of, or student
in, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, North Carolina, or
South Carolina. Contestant must submit signed entry form and agree in writing
to abide by decision of the judges and all rules and regulations of the
National Society of Arts and Letters.
GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
contestant may enter up to three (3) pieces for consideration. Works must
be original, not done under supervision, created within the past three
years, and available for exhibition if selected in preliminary judging.
Each sculpture must conform to the following shipping requirements, including
shipping materials: (1) The sum of the girth (twice the width plus twice
the depth, or circumference) plus the length must not exceed 165 inches.
(2) The longest length must not exceed 119 inches. Recommended: shipping
FedEx with foam container (suggested by FedEx) . Total weight must not
exceed 150 pounds. Sculpture materials may be: wood, metal, plaster, plastic,
glass, ceramic, stone, cement, cork, or any combination which will withstand
packaging and shipping. No assembly is permitted. Entry may be wall-hung,
provided it adheres to size limitations. Any hanging device must be incorporated
into the piece. A processing fee of $15.00 must be included with entry
form and slides, with check made payable to NSAL-Washington Chapter. Winner
of competition must agree to attend the Washington Chapter's awards program,
Tuesday, May 1, 2001, at which time the $4,000 award will be presented. Submission
of processing fee constitutes agreement to conditions stated in this announcement.
Time and Place. Pieces selected for final judging will be placed on exhibit at Watkins Gallery, American University, Washington, D.C. March 11 to March 16, 2001. Initial Judging. Slides will be reviewed by judges to select entries for final judging. Slides. Initial submissions will be by slides (maximum of six per contestant). Slides must be 35-mm, color, labeled with title, artist's name, art dimensions, and medium or media, with top of slide indicated. Cardboard or thin plastic mounts only should be used. Slide information must conform with entry form data. NOTE: Jurors reserve right to refuse any sculpture which does not resemble respective slide(s). Include stamped, addressed envelope for slide returns. Slides must accompany Application Form, photocopies of birth certificate or passport, and processing fee, and must be postmarked no later than midnight February 1stFinal Judging. Applicants whose works have been selected for final judging will be notified and be responsible for having their actual sculptures shipped or delivered in person so as to arrive not later than 12:00 noon March 9, 2001. Final judging will be completed before the opening (March 11, 2:00p.m.). Works will be jurored by individuals not associated with NSAL, who are sculptors, art professors, art critics, or gallery owners. National Competition. The winner of the Washington Chapter competition will compete in the National Society of Arts and Letters National small Sculpture 2001 Competition ($10,000 Award) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 17 through May 19, 2001.
SHIPPING / INSURANCE / SALES
of shipping to NSAL-Washington Chapter is responsibility of contestant.
The Chapter will pay return shipping for unsold works and for shipping
cost for First Place sculpture to and from the National Competition in
Pittsburgh. Competition winner must provide insurance to the National Competition
site; NSAL insures the work at the site and for its return. (Maximum insurance:
$500.00). Works may be made available for sale; value should be indicated
on entry form for insurance purposes. If applicable, NFS should be indicated.
MAIL / SHIPPING ADDRESS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
NSAL, Washington Chapter Telephone: 202/333-1288
Small Sculpture Competition E-mail: [email protected]
4450 Dexter Street NW Extra copies of this Announcement/Application Form may be
Washington, DC 2007-1113 found at http://nsal-dc.org/art.pdf
Name_______________________________________ Telephone ________________________
Current Address: Street, Apt. No._________________________________________________
of Birth________ Age_____ U.S. Citizen (yes)(no) If naturalized, give date__________
Address where you can always be reached:
Education and/or Training (if any):
agree to conform to the rules and regulations of the competition. I verify
that all information I have provided in this form is true and complete.
If I should be a finalist, I will provide a photograph of myself and give
permission for use of the photograph for publicity purposes and my Social
Security Number (all monetary awards are taxable).
Enclosures: slide(s) of piece(s) being submitted
stamped, addressed envelope for return of slides
copy of document verifying date of birth
application fee of $15.00
for each piece submitted, provide this information:
title (b) value (for insurance purposes; total value of pieces submitted
not to exceed $500)
Completed Application and Enclosures should be sent, postmarked by midnight, February 1st, 2001, to:
NSAL, Washington Chapter
Small Sculpture 2001 Competition
4450 Dexter Street NW
Recommendation: to ensure timely delivery, send Application and Enclosures via Overnight or Certified Mail.