Alumni on 5 is looking for your paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, designs, installations, videos, music, fashion, performances, or whatever else you create that speaks to the theme of Nowhere But Here. We want to see the work you’ve been making that feels fresh, new, and exciting!
All submissions must be made electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and received by midnight on Sunday, September 13th.
Submissions Due: Sunday, September 13th
Notification of acceptance: Monday, September 14.
Work drop-off: Monday, Sept. 28 – Wednesday, Sept. 30, 9am-4pm
Work drop-off location: Columbia College Chicago 600 S. Michigan Ave, Alumni Relations, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60605
Exhibition opens: Friday, October 2
Exhibition reception: Friday, October 2, 5-7pm
Exhibition closes: Winter of 2016
Procedure for picking up work will be emailed closer to the date.
Eligibility, Restrictions & Schedule
-All Columbia College Chicago alumni are welcome to submit their original work. Collaborations are welcome. By submitting your work, you acknowledge that you are the sole creator and copyright owner of the work. Alumni must have graduated before Fall 2015.
-Submissions in all mediums are welcome. The artist must provide any special installation equipment or materials for all accepted works.
-All submissions must be made electronically to email@example.com by the midnight Sunday, September 13.
-All accepted works must be available for the duration of the installation and exhibition.
-Columbia College Chicago is not responsible for any damage or loss of artwork throughout duration of exhibition and is not responsible for any work left after the scheduled pick-up date.
What to Submit
-Up to five (5) works may be submitted. Works made up of multiple components will be counted as one entry (such as diptychs).
-Image files should be saved as jpegs at approximately 8"x10", 150 DPI
-Each image must be labeled in the following format: Artist’sName_ImageNumber (example = JohnDoe_01_)
-The completed submission form (click here)
*****Submissions will be accepted only electronically and must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight September 13, 2015. *****
Nowhere But Here will be juried by ColumAlum Lisa Lindvay (MFA ’09).
The juror will review all submissions and notify artists of their decision by September 14.
All work must be delivered to the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, ready to install, including any special installation hardware or equipment on one of the the scheduled drop-off dates, Monday, Sept. 28 – Wednesday, Sept. 30, 9am-4pm. Accepted works can be shipped with proper reusable packaging and return postage.
NOTE: if submitting audio or video the artist is responsible for supplying the appropriate media player to present the work.
Columbia College Chicago is not responsible for any damage or loss of artwork throughout duration of exhibition and is not responsible for any work left after the scheduled pick-up date.
Email us at email@example.com.