Kent State University
Downtown Gallery
14th Annual National Juried Cup Show
March 13- April 5, 2014
February 23, 2014    Application deadline
March 1, 2014          Notification of Juror’s decision
March 7, 2014          All works received by Gallery
This competition is open to all artists residing in the United States. Work must use clay as the primary medium. Works that vary appreciably from the submitted images will be rejected at the discretion of the Gallery Director.
There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20.00 per artist, with a maximum of 2 works submitted per artist. Make checks payable to the Downtown Gallery. Fee must be mailed to the address at the bottom of this form. Please print a copy of this form or the email/pdf we send to you after you have completed your entry with your $20 fee.
submission of images
Submissions must be in JPEG or PDF format, with up to two views of each work. Designate entry number on each image and the artist’s name (example: Entry_1_LASTNAME). Please also inlcude and artists statement and a resume.
•The Downtown Gallery reserves the right to reject works from the exhibition that are deemed extraordinarily fragile or unstable, and reserves the right to reject works accepted by the juror due to their content or their inability to be properly installed.
•A commission of 40% of the sale price is taken from all sales. By submitting work, the artist agrees to allow work to be reproduced in any Kent State University School of Art Galleries publicity. If work is accepted for the exhibition, all required forms must be in the possession of the Downtown Gallery by May 7, 2014.
Artists must indicate a selling price. Price lists will be available to the public.
•All work shown at the Downtown Gallery will be insured against fire, theft, and other hazards while in the possession of the gallery, from the time of receipt through the time of setup and exhibition.
•The gallery does not insure work while in transit; this is the responsibility of the artist. Kent State University cannot be held responsible for damages to work during shipping and Kent State University insurance will not cover works in transit.
Works will be juried by Jake Allee, Assistant Professor of Art, Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO.
Works may not exceed 12 inches in any dimension and must weigh less than 10 pounds. Clay must be the primary medium. Necessary assembly and mounting instructions and materials MUST be included with accepted works.
•All works must remain on display for the duration of the exhibition.
•Payment of entry fees and submission of images for judging signifies the artist’s understanding and acceptance of all rules and conditions of the competition.
Artists are responsible for shipping charges to the Downtown Gallery. The Downtown Gallery will pay for return shipping to the artist. It is strongly suggested that you insure your work while it is in transit. All work must be shipped through UPS and sent with reusable boxes and materials. We will return shipments via UPS ONLY. mail entries to Anderson Turner Director of Galleries Kent State University School of Art 400 Janik DriveKent, OH 44242-0001
for more information
330-672-1379  or  email :
Over $1000 dollars in prizes will be awarded.

Entry Form




Mail your application fee- send $20 check payable to Downtown Gallery
Anderson Turner, Director, School of Art Galleries
School of Art
PO Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
For additional questions contact Anderson Turner at
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