Assignment #5

ARTC 4090, Fall 2010

Due Oct 6, Oct 20th



Enter A Juried Show or Film Festival

Research Links: DUE MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1:00 pm


á          Find at least THREE (3) different potential shows and/or film & video festivals with upcoming (not outdated) deadlines. You may start with what you found during the in class exercise.


1.       Link to the show

2.       Link to the application

3.       Official Name of the Show

4.       Application Deadline Must be after 10/31/2010

5.       Entry Fee $$ (if any)

6.        Category (For Example: Fine Art-any, Photography, Animation / Video, Web Art / Interactive, Digital Imaging, Other (define))



á          Email this information TO:


Subject:  Juried Show Links


You can begin with the information you found during the class exercise



Entry Packet: DUE WEDNESDAY, October 20


   1. Choose one of these exhibitions that you would like to enter (it could be one you or one of your classmates found).

   2. Get the prospectus (download, copy, or contact them for one)

   3. Prepare your entry. Include:

          * Copy of prospectus

          * Actual materials you will send

NOTE:  Most shows require digital uploads.  Put the correctly sized materials on a CD or DVD

          * Payment.  Most shows now have you enter a credit card.  Indicate form of payment and how much.  If paying by check, supply that ready to go.

          * SASE:  Only if you send physical materials that you want back.

          * Whatever else the prospectus requires

          * Consider including a cover letter and/or artist statement (depending on show, I will explain)

   4. Place all the contents (2 choices)

1.       For all digital uploads, the above materials can be placed on a CD or DVD

2.       For exhibitions that you have to send things into, put materials in an Unsealed but otherwise ready to mail (stamped & addressed) envelope

Address and put the proper postage on the envelope

5.    Hand in the complete packet or CD/DVD in class on October 20


**You will be graded on the professionalism and completeness of this packet.


Once I have graded the packets I will mail the physical ones or you will submit the digital ones.  In the case of the digital ones, you are to show me proof of submission (email receipt).


Part III:

Graduate School Reading Handout (due 10/6)

To get you thinking about the possibility of an MFA, read  THIS PDF . Be prepared to discuss it next class, Wednesday, October 6.


Optional specifics about MFA programs from College Art Association:





FROM ASSIGNMENT #2 (Due October 6th):

Resume and Cover Letter v.2

DUE: Wednesday, October 6

Complete the SECOND DRAFT of your Resume & Cover Letter


All text must be checked for spelling and grammar.  This will be part of your grade.

Consider the artistic layout of your documents, especially in version 2.


á          September 15:  due in class: Resume and Cover Letter, Draft 1 IN HARD COPY FORM.


á          October 6th  due in class: Resume and Cover Letter reviewed from Drop In Service at the Career Center: You are required to meet with someone at BGSU Career Services to review your resume and cover letter.  Do this after I return your first draft but before you turn in your second draft on 10/06.


Ask the reviewer to print and sign her or his name on your resume and cover letter. This will not be graded, rather noted and used to determine final resume grade.  A zero will be averaged in if this is not done.


Upload this version of your resume onto the BG Worknet . I will check it here


NOTE:  Final version will be due with your Presentation Package on Wednesday, November 17th.




Artist Statement and Biography

DUE Oct 27th  and Nov 17th


You are required to check for proper spelling and grammar.  Both will be part of your grade.

á          DUE OCT 27th Version from the writing center, with staff memberŐs signature, date and printed name.  You will be required to meet with someone to review your artist statement and biography at the BGSU Writing Center sometime between September 29 and October 27th. Hours are M-TH 11 am.-8 pm.  Call the lab at 372-2221 or visit 310 Moseley Hall

á          DUE Wednesday, OCT 27, Version two, statement and bio.  Hand in a HARD COPY


NOTE:  Final Draft will be due with your Presentation Package on November 17th.


Visiting Artist Lecture

Due any time up until Dec 1

You are required to attend at least one artist lecture or workshop during the semester and write a summary of the experience. This can be any artist anywhere.