2017 Great Lakes Drawing Biennial (GLDB)
Deadline: May 31, 2017
The 2017 Great Lakes Drawing Biennial (GLDB) is a juried exhibition open to artists nationwide. Hosted by Eastern Michigan University's School of Art & Design once every two years, it highlights current artistic activity in contemporary drawing.
The 2017 GLDB will be juried by Claire Gilman, Senior Curator at the Drawing Center, New York. Dr. Gilman holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University and has taught art history and critical theory at Columbia University; The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; The Corcoran College for Art and Design; and MoMA. She has also written extensively for publications including Art Journal, CAA Reviews, Documents, Frieze, and October.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists 18 years and older. All works must be original, ready to exhibit, completed within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at Eastern Michigan University.
ENTRY FORMAT: Entries will be judged from digital image files. Digital files submitted to SlideRoom must be in JPEG format (300 dpi at approximately 4"x6"). Up to three entries may be submitted per artist.
ENTRY FEE: Entry fee will be $35, payable through Eastern Michigan University. An email confirmation and request for payment will be sent to you after you apply.
AWARDS: Three cash awards will be given, including a Best in Show.
April 20 Call for entries opens
May 31 Call for entries closes
July 5 Notification of accepted works
August 14 Deadlines for receipt of accepted works
September 6-October 11 Exhibition Dates
September 20, 4:30-6:30 Public Reception & Award Presentation
Return Shipping in Late October