International Exhibition on Animals in Art

 

The International Exhibition on Animals in Art began in 1987. This judged and juried show is open to all media, though pieces must depict an animal (fish and insects are considered animals for the purposes of this exhibition). Any work that is determined not to meet the spirit of the exhibit will not be accepted. 

 The 2016 show is coordinated by the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in collaboration with the LSU School of Art.

 

Dates

 

Opening reception and awards presentation: March 19, 2016

Show dates: March 19-April 18, 2016

THE SHOW IS OPEN FOR VIEW DURING OUR REGULAR LIBRARY HOURS.

 

2016 Animals in Art Exhibition

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Accepted Entries 

Two hundred and two (202) artists from 38 states , Israel and Canada submitted 381 entries for the show. Of those 381 entries, 74 are in the exhibition. The exhibition is held annually and is open to all artists 18 years of age or older. All media are welcomed and accepted; the work must be original. A $1,000 Best of Show award will be given and one entry will be chosen to appear on the cover of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Other awards include the Judge’s Award, Honorable Mention, the People’s Choice Award, and the School of Veterinary Medicine Awards.All items in the International Exhibition on Animals in Art are for sale.

 

Sales

All work submitted must be priced and for sale. A 20% commission will be taken on all sales.

 

Juror and Judge

Judge and juror for this year’s show is Jonathan Mayers, Louisiana artist and Baton Rouge native who received his BFA from Louisiana
State University and his MFA from the University of New Orleans. He is a founding member of the TEN Gallery + Collective in New
Orleans and has exhibited works in Prospect3+, Surreal Salon, and Notes from the Artistic Underground. His work is included in the
LSU Student Union Art Gallery Permanent Collection and the art collection of Université Sainte-Anne in Church Point, Nova Scotia.

 

Awards

There is a $1,000 Best of Show award, as well as other awards. One entry will be chosen to appear on the cover of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

 

Eligibility

Open to all artists 18 years of age or older. All media with the exception of video, installation, and audio works. Works must be original. All artwork must be priced and available for sale.

 

Dimensions for Entries

Maximum size of entry is 60”x60”x48”. Any accepted artwork that differs from the digital image will be disqualified. Each applicant may submit a maximum of three works.


Fees

A non-refundable fee of $20 for the first work of art entered (plus $15 per each additional entry, up to a maximum of 3 entries) must be paid online by credit card or through mail by check/money order. The option to pay online will appear after submission through EntryThingy. A check or money order should be made payable to LSU Foundation with the notation “Animals in Art Entry” in the memo line. Mail checks and money orders to:

 

International Exhibition on Animals in Art
Veterinary Medicine Library
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

 

ANY SUBMISSION RECEIVED WITHOUT ACCOMPANYING FEES WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE. 

 

Notification of Acceptance and Shipping

All artists will be notified by e-mail of the decision of the juror. All two-dimensional entries must be suitably framed, wired for hanging, and in stable condition. All art must be ready for display as appropriate to the medium.


SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE.


WORKS TO BE SHIPPED TO:


Attn: Animal’s in Art Exhibit
LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
1909 Skip Bertman Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA, 70803


Liability

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine will not be responsible for any damage, loss, or deterioration of art while in transit to or from the School. Upon arrival, each piece will be unpacked and inspected for damage. The exhibition is held in the School’s library that is staffed at all times the library is open.

 

For further information, please contact

Katie Fontenot at katief@lsu.edu