Merit awards are monetary prizes awarded by the juror.
1st place….$2,500 2nd place…..$1,250 3rd place…..$850
All awardees must be present at the opening reception to receive the
Eligibility: Open to all living artists working in sculpture who have completed
training or formal studies and reside within 200 miles of Saginaw
Valley State University.
Specifications: Sculpture must be entirely original and completed within
the last 5 years. Sculptures exhibited in any past Regional Biennial
Juried Sculpture Exhibitions at the Museum are not eligible. Each entry
must be created by the person who submits it. No artwork may be removed
from the exhibition until it ends on September 22, 2018.
Fee: Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum (MFSM) member fee:
$25.00 for one to three entries. Non-member fee: $35.00 for one to
The MFSM will accept personal checks, money orders, credit card (Visa,
MasterCard or Discover). Checks should be made payable to Saginaw
Valley State University. Payment must accompany entry.
Presentation: Sculpture and sculpture components must be safe and
easy to install • cannot be hung from the ceilings of the Museum
• should not exceed 8’ in height and 5’ in width • weigh no more than
300 pounds • have no sharp edges • consist of no hazardous materials
or liquids of any kind.
Liability: All artwork will be insured while on the museum premises and
up to the deadline for pick up by the artist at the end of the exhibition.
The value of the sculpture must be stated on the entry form. Artists are
responsible for insuring their artwork while it is in transit to and from
Delivery of artwork: Sculptures accepted for exhibition must be delivered
to the Museum from May 21 to 25, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM or May 26,
12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. Deliveries may be unloaded at the cul-de-sac area
of Fine Arts Drive near the Arbury Fine Arts Center entrance. If artwork must
be assembled on site, you or someone you designate must be present to
assemble it. Coordinate with museum staff for delivering and setting up your
sculpture by calling 989-964-7125 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disqualification: Sculptures differing in quality from or otherwise not representative
of the accepted digital image will be disqualified, based on the
Sales: Works of art in the exhibition will not be for sale.
Pick up work: Artwork must be picked up from the Museum from September
24 to 28, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM or September 29, 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM.
Artwork can be loaded at the cul-de-sac area of Fine Arts Drive near the
Arbury Fine Arts Center entrance. Pick up should be coordinated with MFSM
staff by calling 989-964-7125. (Any unclaimed artwork left at the Museum
after the deadline date for pick up will be disposed of at the discretion of the
Museum. No artwork will become part of the Museum collection.)
Reproduction: By entering the Regional Biennial Juried Sculpture Exhibition,
the artist gives the MFSM permission to reproduce images for the catalog,
publicity and education.
Notification: Artists will receive notification by mail after April 16, 2018.
For mailed entries, CD of digital images of non-accepted artwork will be
returned to the artist in a self-addressed stamped envelope provided by the
artist. Digital images of accepted artwork will be retained for the catalog,
publicity and educational purposes and may be picked up with the artwork
after the exhibition.
Entry procedures: Postmark deadline for receiving entries is April 6
2018. Judging will be by professional quality digital images. Enter online at
marshallfredericks.org /calendar/ (scroll down to the exhibition) or by mail.
Each artist may enter up to but not more than three sculptures and up to
two detail images of each entry.
Digital files may be submitted online, or if mailing on a Microsoft Windowscompatible
CD in JPG file format only. No application format files will be
accepted (such as Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Adobe Illustrator,
Microsoft PowerPoint, etc.) The top of the image should be oriented to the
top of the screen. Each digital image should be clearly marked with artist’s
name and title of work as the file name. Indicate entry A, B, or C. The artist
name, title of work, medium, date, dimensions and insurance value should
be on the entry form. File size must be at least 300 dpi, larger than 800K and
not to exceed 2MB.
Click HERE for complete information and entry form.
Deadline for entries: April 6, 2018
Note: Insurance value must be stated.