March 2, 2015 Receipt deadline for emailed entries.
March 13 Juror notifications by email.
March 15 Delivery of artwork to the Dandelion Gallery from 12-5 pm
March 21 Exhibition opening in conjunction with the monthly Art Wauk
in Waukegan, IL. From 5-9 pm
April 11 Pickup artwork from the exhibition from 10am- 2pm at the Dandelion Gallery
Gallery address: 109 S. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085. The gallery is located between Lake and Water streets and faces west on Genesee St.
Kathleen Lovelace- is representing the College of Lake County. Kathleen is an art historian, art instructor, ceramicist, and librarian at the College of Lake County in Grayslake and Southlake.
David Motley Is representing the city of Waukegan. He is a co-director of the city-owned Urban Edge Gallery, the energy that makes Waukegan hum, and a talented graphic and fine artist.
Mary Neely is representing the Dandelion Gallery. She is an award-winning photographer of abstract imagery and a well-respected advocate for environmental, social and animal welfare groups in Lake County, IL.
Eligibility regional call; open to artists who are at least 18 years old
and reside and/or work in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
Media and Specifications: accepting submissions of 2D and 3D art- all types of printmaking methods including digital, artist handmade books, ceramics, sculpture, installation art, photography, video art drawing and painting in all media.
Artwork size: Maximum 40x40” for 2D art and artist books: a maximum 6x3’ for 3D art( sculpture, ceramics, and installation art).
Submissions: submit from 1-4 jpeg images. (Each image no larger than 600 megapixels) by email and include a short written description of each piece, the submitting artist’s contact information and a one paragraph artist biography. Email entries to: firstname.lastname@example.org In the email subject line, type” Dandelion Juried Exhibition 2015”
Theme: Open theme with an emphasis on experimentation with media, materials, design and ideas.
1st prize Featured artist of the month at the Dandelion Gallery ($300 value)
2nd prize; Three months free membership in the Dandelion Gallery
3rd prize –One month free membership in the Dandelion Gallery.
Honorable Mentions – 3.
Any artist accepted into the exhibition may be invited to become
a member of the Dandelion Gallery
Entry Fee: there is NO fee for the digital submissions. There is a $20.00 hanging fee per artist for work accepted into the exhibition. Artists may be in cash, check, or money order. Make checks and money orders payable to Dandelion Gallery. The fee is due upon delivery to the gallery on March 15. There is a 30 percent commission to the Dandelion on all sales.
Exhibition Dates and Location: March 16-April 11, 2015 at the Dandelion Gallery,
109 S. Genesee St., Waukegan IL 60085,
Reproduction: Entrants agree to allow reproduction of accepted works as necessary for publication and marketing purposes.
Legal Disclaimer: The jurors have the right to reject any artwork that is too large, not ready to display, or that does not resemble the jpeg image submitted by the artist.
Contact Information: for questions and information, contact Leisa Corbett by phone at
224-538-8432 or by email at Leisette@gmail.com.