Wylie and May Louise Jones Gallery


Bakersfield College Student Art Exhibit
March 5, 2009, 11:44 pm
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Instructions for entering artwork in the
Bakersfield College Juried Art Student Exhibition
Spring 2009

Important dates:
March 9 through 20 Artwork is submitted to the blog for jurying
March 20 through 22 Jurying takes place
March 23 Students are notified if work is accepted in exhibit
April 1 between the hours of 1 and 6 pm, or Work is delivered to Jones Gallery
April 3, from 9 am to noon.
April 16, 2009, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm Opening Reception for the artists
April 16, 2009 – May 07, 2009 Exhibition duration
May 8, from 9 am to noon or Work is picked up from Jones Gallery
May 9, from 9 am to noon
A. Eligible Work
The annual student exhibit at Bakersfield College consists of student work created at Bakersfield College in courses offered by the Art Department. All pieces in the exhibit should reflect excellence in form, content, process and effort.
Work must have been created in a Bakersfield College Art class under an instructor’s supervision within the last academic year (Fall 2008
and Spring 2009 semesters). No exceptions.
Eligible students may enter a total of three works. No exceptions.
B. Submission process
We are using a blog to organize and jury the work this year. By sending an email with an image and description to the blog, you are granting
the Art Department permission to publish the information on the blog for the purpose of jurying.
Directions for entering the competition:
Step 1. Take a digital photo of your artwork.
If you need help creating a digital photo of your artwork, please contact Professor Stallworth for assistance.
He will be available to take photos on March 9, 11, 16, and 18, from 1:00 to 2:30 pm in Fine Arts 1.
If you need help and can’t meet at one of the above times, contact Professor Stallworth for an appointment.
His email address is: kstallwo@bakersfieldcollege.edu.
Step 2. Between March 9 and March 20, send an email message with the digital photo (jpg) of your artwork as an
attachment to: 683xaowic@tumblr.com
In the SUBJECT line of each email, you will need to put the following information:
Firstname Lastname, Name of the Artwork, Media, Size (height x width in inches), Category, Professor, your email address
Example: John Doe, Trees in Spring, Charcoal on paper, 17 x 11 inches, Drawing/Life Drawing, Borneman, jdoe@hotmail.com
For sculptural or 3D pieces, indicate height x width x depth.
Each piece of art being entered will require a separate email.
Each photo must be 10 mb or smaller.
Digital Arts students will may send jpg versions of their artwork.
Any text in the body of the email will disappear, so make sure to put your information in the SUBJECT line only!
Step 3. After you send an email with an image attached, and your information in the subject line, wait about 5 minutes, then go
to this website: http://bc2009.tumblr.com/
Make sure that your artwork and your information has appeared on the blog.

If there are problems with your entry, contact
Art Department Chair David Koeth by email at: mrkoeth@gmail.com.


C. If you are accepted in the exhibition – notification and labeling

If your work has been accepted for the exhibition, you will be notified by email on March 23. Thus, it is important that you submit the correct
email address.
• You will then be required to pick up an Exhibit Label from Karen Maddox in FA69 sometime between
March 24 and March 31. This label will contain the information about your artwork.
• You will then need to sign the label and have the appropriate professor sign the label, to certify that the
work was done in his/her class.
• Attach the label to the back of the work or to the base of a 3-D work BEFORE you deliver the work to the Jones Gallery. The Jones Gallery will not supply tape or staples for you.
• If you cannot contact your professor, contact Art Department Chair David Koeth – mrkoeth@gmail.com.
D. Presentation
All work must be ready to hang. Anything that is not professionally presented will not be hung.
• Paintings must be wired. Ill-framed works, loose frames, wet paintings, frames missing straps,
screw eyes, or wires will not be hung.
• Drawings must be framed behind glass or plexiglass, and ready to hang. Drawings using lightweight
poster framing materials will not be hung in the gallery.
• 3D or sculptural work must be able to stand independently.
• Once an artwork is accepted, the piece brought to the gallery must be the same piece presented on the blog. No substitutions are allowed.
• Students are encouraged to shop for economical frames. Big Lots, Target, KMart, Aaron Brothers, and Michaels all carry standard size frames at a reasonable cost.


E. Delivery dates and times

Selected works will be delivered to the Jones Gallery on:
Wednesday April 1, 2009 between the hours of 1 and 6 pm or Friday, April 3, from 9 am to noon.
You must have the Exhibit Label, signed by you and the instructor, attached to the artwork in order for the artwork to be accepted in this exhibit. The Jones Gallery will not supply tape or staples for you.
F. Liability
Bakersfield College Jones Gallery assumes no liability for loss or damage to art in transit or during the exhibition.
G. Reception
A reception for the student artists will be held on April 16, 2009, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Family, friends, faculty, students and the public are welcome. Announcements will be available in the gallery.
H. Return of Work
Work may be picked up on May 8 or May 9, from 9 am to noon.
All work left after the final pickup time will be discarded. Artwork can not be stored by the Jones Gallery.
If you are unable to pick up your artwork, and are sending someone to pick it up for you, you will need to given written permission to the person who will be picking up your work.
I. Categories
Drawing/Life Drawing,  2D Design,  Painting,  Sculpture,
Photography,  Ceramics,  Digital Art,  Jewelry
J. Questions?
Questions about these procedures may be directed to Art Department Chair David Koeth – mrkoeth@gmail.com
About the juror: The artwork will be juried by Rebecca Edwards, a working artist and Professor of Art, College of the Canyons, Valencia,
California.

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