2019 Strathmore Exhibit Step 1 of 7 14% Kaleidoscopes: Spectrum Exhibition at the Mansion at Strathmore Saturday, April 6 - Sunday, May 26, 2019 Artist Reception: April 14, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM 10701 Rockville Pike Bethesda, Maryland 20852 The Brewster Kaleidoscope Society, in cooperation with the Mansion at Strathmore, will curate this juried kaleidoscope exhibition encompassing the full spectrum of kaleidoscope art in the 21st century. The exhibition is open to all artists, working in all media, from all over the world. History of Kaleidoscopes and Strathmore Mansion: The first ever kaleidoscope exhibit was held in September 1985 in Rockville, Maryland at the Strathmore Mansion. It featured the kaleidoscopes of 40 contemporary designers, a collection of antique kaleidoscopes, and scope-inspired art. The show, curated by Cozy Baker, brought over 10,000 visitors and generated enormous enthusiasm for this new art form. There have been seven kaleidoscope exhibits at the Strathmore. Through the Kaleidoscope in September 1985 2nd Strathmore Kaleidoscope Exhibit in September 1986 Kaleidoscope Invitational 89 in September 1989 State of the Scope Expo in April 1992 Kaleidoscope Renaissance in September 1993 Kaleidoscope Reflections; 20 Year Anniversary in September 2005 Kaleidoscopes: 200 years in April 2016 2019 Strathmore Kaleidoscope Exhibition Timeline August 15, 2019 Online entry submission begins Feb 15, 2019 Entry deadline Online entry form closes March 1, 2019 Notification of accepted work March 18-22, 2019 Delivery/Shipping arrival of work to Strathmore April 6, 2019 Opens to Public April 14, 2019 Opening Reception 1-3 PM May 26, 2019 Show closes May 27-31, 2019 Return/pickup of unsold work Eligibility: Open to all artists creating kaleidoscopes and kaleidoscope related or themed art. Eligible Entries: All Kaleidoscopes and 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional Kaleidoscope related or themed art. Judging criteria for acceptance in the exhibit are based on two main distinctions: Technical Mastery and creativity A distinct quality of unique and original thought Only work accepted by the Juror will be displayed in the exhibit. The Juror's judgement will be final. Awards: Over $1000 in prize money will be awarded along with three Juror Choice awards. Purchase Awards: In 2016 over 25 Purchase Awards were made by private individuals and businesses. Guidelines: All work must be an original design handmade by the artist or artist team All artists or artist teams may enter four works per entry. Both earlier and new work may be considered. No kits. Shipped work different from the accepted submitted photos will be disqualified. All work must remain for the entire duration of the exhibit. All work submitted must be for sale. Prices stated on the submission form are final. All artists will receive 60% of the sale price. Artists will receive payment for sold work within 10 weeks of the closing date of the exhibit. Strathmore Hall will insure all works while in its possession. Work judged too fragile or hazardous for public display may be rejected by the curators of the exhibit. All images submitted for the competition will become the possession of the BKS and may be used for promotional purposes and placed in the BKS historical archive. Shipping costs to and from the exhibit will be the responsibility of the artist. All return shipping costs must be pre-paid before unsold work is returned. All exhibitors must agree to all terms for exhibit and sales as set by the Strathmore Mansion and the Brewster Kaleidoscope Society Please label all photos in the following manner: LastName_FirstName_ArtworkTitle_Medium_YearCreated_PhotoID# Your Photo ID number should refer to Entry 1 or 2 or 3 or 4. It should also denote if there are more than one photo of each entry. Examples: 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b You may submit up to six images of each entry. Kaleidoscope entries should include interior and exterior photos. Jury/Entry Fee includes four entries BKS Members $40 Non-BKS Members $100 (This fee includes a one year BKS membership. To be covered by insurance all entries need to be from a BKS member.) All jury/entry fees are non-refundable. Beginning August 15, 2018, all Submissions are to be made online at brewstersociety.com. Final Entry Deadline is February 15, 2019. Questions should be directed to: The Brewster Kaleidoscope Society at firstname.lastname@example.org Terms and Conditions I agree to all rules, guidelines and terms listed for the BKS sponsored exhibit at the Strathmore Mansion April 6-May 26, 2019. I also agree to all terms for this exhibit as set by the BKS and Strathmore Mansion and recognize their final authority in all manners relating to the exhibit. All jury/entry fees and membership fees are non-refundable. 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