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Jo Myers-Walker, Marcia Wegman

Artists of all ages, community members and UIMA well-wishers, here’s your chance to support the long awaited
new University of Iowa Art Museum! Iowa Artisans Gallery will host Postcards at an Exhibition, a UIMA fundraiser. This large Gallery Wall consists of wall-hung, postcard-sized artworks (4x6” or 5x7.”) Works are donated
by artists with no jury fee to enter. All postcards will be priced at one flat price of $25. Profits will be used to
support UIMA. The event will be widely publicized. Artists will receive an announcement, in both electronic
form for social media and a mailer card.
Artists are invited to a reception kickoff and party during the June 3 Gallery Walk in downtown Iowa City, which
is the start of the Iowa Arts Festival. Awards will be announced. Works will be available for purchase that night
as well as throughout the duration of the exhibit.

Submission Information
The Basics:
•All ages may apply, including children.
•There is no jury fee or review process. Do not submit digital
images for jury. We are looking for the actual work.
•Maximum number of entries: 6
•All work will have one flat price of $25. Net profits will go
directly to support UIMA.
•Postcards not sold at the exhibit will become the property of
UIMA for use in future events and fundraising efforts.
•All entries will be hung (unless they are deemed unusually and
unreasonably offensive or not physically suitable for hanging by
Gallery and UIMA staff, whose word is final.)
•Submission deadline for receipt of actual postcards and entry
form: May 16, 2016.
What can the “postcards” be made of?
•Artists may use any visual medium as long as the piece can
hang on the wall (mixed media, digital imaging, photography,
standard painting/printmaking/textile/wood/metal that is flat or
very low relief, storytelling, typography, written words).
•Postcards should be sized about 4”x6” or 5”x7”. Any size radically different may not be accepted.
•Postcards should be at least as heavy as cardstock so they will
hang well. (Don’t use just a standard piece of paper- these will
not be hung.)
•Postcards must be capable of being fixed to the wall using
removable tape, velcro or small nails, provided by the Gallery
•Artist information (name, title of postcard-if any, city) should
be included on the reverse side of the postcard and on the ac-

companying entry sheet. You may of course, sign the front of the
card as well.
By entering work in this show you agree to give UIMA, the
UIMA Members Council and Iowa Artisans Gallery consent to
use an image of your work in promoting the exhibit and fundraiser.
AWARDS
Best of Show, Peoples’ Choice, First Place, Second Place and
Third Place. Awards will be given in the form of prizes!
Submit to: Submission of postcards and information sheet may
be in person (open daily) or by mail in mailer envelope, to:

Iowa Artisans Gallery, attn: UIMA Fundraiser

207 E Washington St

Iowa City, IA 52240

CALENDAR
•May 16: Submission deadline for receipt of actual postcards
and entry form to be included in the Gallery Walk Opening
Reception
•June 3: Opening Reception during Gallery Walk, 5 – 8pm
•July 17: exhibition closes. Remaining cards become the property of UIMA for use in future fundraising efforts.
For more information, please contact:
Astrid Bennett, iowaartisansgallery@gmail.com or Iowa Artisans
Gallery staff, 319.351.8686 or mail@iowa-artisans-gallery.com.

Postcards at an Exhibition

A fundraiser for the new University of Iowa Museum of Art
Iowa Artisans Gallery, June 3 - July 17, 2016

INFORMATION SHEET:

Please copy and fill out one sheet for your entire group of submitted postcards.
Please PRINT LEGIBLY- Thank you!
Name of Artist:_____________________________________________________________________________
(Is the artist under the age of 12? If so, name of responsible adult contact person: _______________________
__________________________________________________________________________________________
Address:___________________________________________________________________________________
Phone:____________________________________________________________________________________
Email:_____________________________________________________________________________________
Number of cards submitted:____________
Date:______________________________
By entering work in this show I agree to give the University of Iowa Museum of Art, the UIMA Members’
Council and Iowa Artisans Gallery, consent to use images of my postcards in promoting the exhibit and fundraiser. I understand that my proceeds from sales of my postcards will go to UIMA and that unsold postcards will
become the property of UIMA.
Signature of artist (or adult contact person for artists under age 12):
__________________________________________________________________________________________
Please include this form with your submission of postcards. Additional information about this exhibition is on
the reverse side of this form. Thank you for your donation to this valuable cause that benefits the entire community!
Submission deadline: May 16.
Submission of postcards and information sheet may be in person or by mail in mailer envelope, to:

Iowa Artisans Gallery, attn: UIMA Fundraiser

207 E Washington St

Iowa City, IA 52240
Open Daily:
Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am - 5:30pm
Sunday noon-4pm
Closed Easter Sunday
If you have a question, please contact:
Astrid Bennett, Marketing Director & Co-owner, iowaartisansgallery@gmail.com
or Iowa Artisans Gallery staff, 319.351.8686.

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