OPPORTUNITIES

THE SCHWEINFURTH
ART CENTER

"The best way to predict the future is to create it" - Peter Drucker
 
Made in NY is an annual exhibit at the Schweinfurth Art Center located in Auburn, New York that features work by New York artists. The exhibit is an opportunity for artists residing in New York State to showcase their work in a competitive, juried exhibition. 
 
This year's exhibit has a theme, unlike previous years.  It is a call for artwork that envisions the future.  What is your vision? The exhibit encourages creativity and innovation.  Work may reflect, but is not limited to, themes such as environment, community, technology, aging, globalism and more.
 
The exhibit is open to all mediums, such as photography, sculpture, ceramics, painting, drawing, fiber, installation and video. 
 
Prizes will be awarded, including $1000 for Best of Show. Jurors determine the prizes after the installation. The prizes will be announced at the Artist Reception on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6pm.
 
Applicants may submit up to 2 works completed in the last three years. All entries must be made online at www.minyentry.org
 
Entries Accepted:  December 16, 2016-January 28, 2017
 
Exhibit Dates:  March 24-May 21, 2017
 
Artist Reception:  Friday, March 24, 5-8pm
 
Jurors: 
Yvonne Buchanan
Yvonne Buchanan is an associate professor of studio arts in the School of Art at Syracuse University. Buchanan uses video, animation, photography, illustration, and drawing to create micro narratives of the ghostly presence of histories. Individual, family, and community experiences of otherness, and the perpetual small and large traumas sustained, is the focus of her recent work. She holds an M.F.A. in film and video from the Milton Avery Graduate School at Bard College and a B.F.A. in illustration from Parsons School of Design. 
 
Buchanan’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at Syracuse International Film Festival, Studio Museum in Harlem, Site: Santa Fe, Slamdance International Film Festival, Hammer Museum/UCLA, Society of Illustrators, Everson Museum of Art, Munson Williams Proctor Museum of Art, Urban Video Project, and Recontres International Paris/Berlin, among others. Buchanan co-founded a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization Talent Agency Teen Art Portfolio Development, Artists Teaching Artists, etc. 
 
Nancy Green
Nancy Green is the Gale and Ira Drukier curator of European and American art, prints, and drawing at Cornell’s Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art. She joined the Johnson Museum staff in 1985 and during the past thirty years has organized dozens of exhibitions at the Johnson Museum and elsewhere. Green received her BA from Connecticut College and her MA in art history from Williams College.
 
Green has received numerous awards and fellowships including a Getty Research Fellowship, a Winterthur Fellowship, a Paul Mellon Centre Fellowship and a Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowship, and grants from the Wolfsonian, Huntington-British Academy, Winterthur, Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, and the Ragdale Foundation. Green has published numerous articles, exhibition guides, and catalogues including, most recently, A Room of Their Own: Bloomsbury Artists in American Collection (2009), named by the Boston Globe as the best university exhibition of 2010.  She worked at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center, the Williams College Museum of Art, and at Christie’s Auction House in New York before coming to Cornell.
 
For additional details and to apply, please visit: www.minyentry.org/