Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Eugene Biennial

Celebrating Exceptional Art of our Region

Jurors: Roger Saydack, Jon Jay Cruson and Karin Clarke
August 3 - 27, 2016
Reception and Award Ceremony: First Friday, August 5th, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Eugene Biennial: Artists 18 years and older from Lane, Lincoln, Benton, Douglas and Coos counties will be invited to submit one or two new (2015-2016) works to be considered for this inaugural Eugene Biennial held at Karin Clarke Gallery in Downtown Eugene. This exhibit will showcases artistic excellence by visual artists in our beautiful region. 
Lead Sponsor: City of Eugene Cultural Services

    There will be a $10 entry fee per artwork (up to two). Checks written to Karin Clarke Gallery.
    1 or 2 digital images emailed or on a CD (will not be returned)
    A short application (on our website)

Important dates:
    Submission dates May 1st - 31st, 2016.
    Selection announced/artists notified by July 1st. 
    Delivery of artwork (framed, presentation-ready) MUST BE HAND-DELIVERED Sunday, July 31, 9 am - 4 pm
    Pick-up of unsold artwork: Saturday, August 26th, 4-6 pm or Sunday,August 27th, 9 am - noon.
All work accepted in the Eugene Biennial MUST be for sale, and the gallery will take a 50% commission. 
​Size limitations:
Due to the small size of the gallery we are limited in what we can show, and want to include as many artists as possible. The maximum size for 2-D wall art is 4 feet wide by 6 feet tall and no more than 50 lbs.. Sculpture must occupy no more than 20 inch square free standing floor space, or fit on a pedestal with a maximum of 16 inches in depth. Please note that works may be excluded if we can't easily and safely handle and display them. We encourage you to visit our gallery to consider the space or email with any questions.
 - $500 Best of Show "Mark Clarke Prize" 
 - $500 Mayors' Award - sponsored by the City of Eugene Cultural Services
 - $250 Jurors Choice Award sponsored by Whiteaker Printmakers
Two more Jurors Choice - SEEKING SPONSORS!
Awards will be announced at the reception on August 5th.
Artist Jon Jay Cruson 
Art Collector and Curator Roger Saydack
Gallery Owner Karin Clarke
All questions and emailed applications to go through
Complete submissions include: payment by check to Karin Clarke Gallery ($10 per piece), application, and one image per piece.  Mail submissions to Eugene Biennial, c/o, Karin Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401.  
Email submissions to  
Deadline: Please note that the deadline for submissions is May 31st!

Juror Photo Credit: Athena Delene

Karin Clarke, Owner/Director
Karin Clarke Gallery
760 Willamette Street
Eugene, Oregon 97401
Tel 541-684-7963
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday Noon - 5:30

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