These are Frequently Asked Questions. You can have as many Questions and Categories as you like.
- How much does it cost to enter?
- Is the exhibition juried?
- How many models and categories can I enter?
- What kinds of biological organisms are eligible for models?
- Can I make up my own species?
- Can I be creative in how I present my model?
- What is the deadline for entry?
- Will all entries be included in the physical show at Fuller Craft Museum?
- Can I sell my model during the exhibition?
- What happens to my model when the "juried" exhibitions are over?
- Will there be a catalog of models?
A modest submission fee of $40.00 will be required to cover the expense of a professional jurying site.
The "open" exhibition will not be juried. It is open to anyone. All submissions will be included in the "open" exhibition. The "juried" exhibition will be juried.
We will accept only one model per artist or collaborative team.
We will accept models that represent almost any biological lifeform: Botany, Zoology, and Microbiology. This is based on the types of models the Blaschkas made - plant, animal, and models of microscopic life-forms. Models must represent an actual species (or its magnified parts, as in educational displays) to qualify.
No. We will not accept "fantasy" life-forms or "species" of your own invention.
Yes! In fact, one of the judging criteria will be creative presentation.
We must receive all entries by midnight EST April 4, 2021.
No. The jury will select the 50 best models for the "juried" show. The "juried" show will open at the Fuller Craft Museum.
Yes. Models sold from the online "open" show will be the responsibility of the artist. Models sold at the juried "physical" show will be handled by the Fuller Craft Museum.
All models not sold will be returned to the participating artist. Any that are sold will be sent to the purchaser
Yes. A virtual gallery on this website will serve as an online catalog or the "open" show and will remain posted indefinitely. There will also be a printed catalog of the "juried" show.