AUGUST 30, 2019 – OCTOBER 4, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION AND AWARDS CEREMONY: SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 6:30-8:30 PM
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS: MONDAY, JULY 15
HAWAI‘I ISLAND INTAKE: THURSDAY, AUGUST 15
Call to Artists
EMERGING AND ESTABLISHED ARTISTS FROM ACROSS THE STATE ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT UP TO SIX COMPLETED ARTWORKS FOR JURYING.
Eligibility To Enter
Artists residing in Hawaii are invited to enter traditional or non-traditional crafts. The exhibition is open to residents of Hawai’i for artworks in the categories of clay, fiber, glass, wood, metal, stone, and mixed media. Entries must be of original design and created independently within the last two years. Artworks previously included in juried exhibitions on Oahu or displayed in any Honolulu Museum of Art School exhibition are ineligible. Juror selected cash awards will be presented at the exhibition opening reception and awards ceremony.
Registration fees are $25 for the first two entries, $10 for each additional entry up to 6.
Hawai’i Craftsmen membership must be active through October 4, 2019 to enter. Membership fees are: $50 individual, $30 senior, $25 student, $75 family, $2,500 lifetime.
Visit http://www.hawaiicraftsmen.org/membership to create or renew your Hawai’i Craftsmen membership prior to registering.
Juror Emily Zaiden, Director and Curator, Craft in America Center
Emily Zaiden, Director and Curator, Craft in America Center, Los Angeles, CA
After completing an M.A. at the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture and a B.A. from UC Berkeley in American Studies and Italian, Zaiden served as Research Associate to the Decorative Arts department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Prior to becoming Craft in America Center Director in 2010, she was a research editor for Architectural Digest and she consulted for private collections and institutions focusing on American and European decorative arts, material culture, architecture and design.
This year, we are thrilled to announce that Emily Zaiden, Director and Curator of the Craft in America Center, will curate an exceptional work from each of the Hawai'ian Islands (Hawai'i Island, Maui, Lāna'i, Moloka'i, O’ahu and Kaua’i) to be featured during the exhibition.
Registration opens Monday, July 15 and closes Sunday, August 11, 2019. Registration of artworks will be only be accepted online. Mail-in registrations and walk in entries are ineligible. New or altered entries will not be accepted after the registration closing deadline.
REGISTRATION LINK WILL BE PROVIDED HERE SOON
MOLOKAI AND LANAI
No intake; online jurying only. Accepted artworks will be announced via email by August 17.
Thursday, August 15
Friday, August 16
Saturday, August 17
Intake: Sunday, August 18, 3:00 - 8:00 pm
Jurying: Monday, August 19 and Tuesday, August 20, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
FOR MORE INFORMATION: WWW.HAWAIICRAFTSMEN.ORG
The installation committee will install all accepted artworks. Entries that pose an installation problem may be rejected or require the artist’s assistance. Artists with extremely delicate or unwieldy entries must make separate arrangements for delivery, handling, and pick-up of their artwork. 2-D entries shall not exceed 5’ h x 7’ w; 3-D entries shall not exceed 6‘ h x 6’ w x 6’ d. Entries exceeding 250 lbs. or requiring more than 2 people to handle are subject to approval by the exhibition chair. Care will be taken in handling all artwork; however, Hawaiʻi Craftsmen and the Honolulu Museum of Art School assume no responsibility for loss or damage to art works on display or in transit beyond $50 liability limit no matter how such damage may have been sustained. All accepted entries will be displayed at the owner’s risk.
Accepted entries must remain in the exhibition for the show’s duration and are subject to photographic reproduction for educational and publicity purposes. Artists are encouraged to offer their entries for sale. Hawaiʻi Craftsmen will retain a sales commission of 40%.
Oahu artists are required to sit one shift per accepted piece during the show, find a substitute, or pay a $30/shift sitter’s fee. Artists failing to show up for their designated shift must pay a $50 no show fee.
Entrants must agree to all terms stated in the prospectus and online registration to participate.
Artists from neighbor islands are responsible for shipping their accepted artwork to the Honolulu Museum of Art School with delivery no later than Wednesday, August 21. Late arrivals, oversized art works, and entries that pose a shipping or handling problem may not be accepted. Shipping information and labels will be provided to accepted artists on the day of jurying. Artists from Moloka‘i and Lāna‘i are eligible for shipping subsidies up to $75. Please contact your neighbor island chairperson for further information.
Ship all accepted artwork to:
Honolulu Museum of Art School, Main Gallery, c/o Hawaiʻi Craftsmen
Downloadable Print Version of Prospectus
Hawaiʻi Craftsmen is supported by the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the Hawaii Community Foundation, the Atherton Family Foundation, the Cooke Foundation, The McInerney Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Laila Twigg-Smith Art Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation, several private family foundations and our members.