SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 – March 5, 2021 Call for entries
MARCH 5, 2021 Deadline for entries
MARCH 29, 2021 Juror notification sent
JUNE 14 - JULY 16, 2021 Works delivered to University Libraries
AUGUST 23, 2021 - JANUARY 3, 2022 Bound and Unbound 5: Altered Book Exhibition
JANUARY 3, 2022 Exhibition closes
JANUARY 10, 2022 Works returned
All work must be original, executed within the last three years, and not previously displayed in a Bound and Unbound exhibition. The cases in which Bound and Unbound 6 will be displayed are 80” long (top to bottom), 28 ½” wide (side to side), and 8 ½” deep (front to back). The University Libraries reserves the right to refuse work difficult to exhibit due to size, weight, or presentation.
Entry is open to all. Entry is free. Artists may submit up to three works for consideration. Artists may submit either a CD or electronic files (attached to the online project form http://libguides.usd.edu/BU6 readable on PC and Mac, containing images for up to three works with one image per piece. Images should not be greater than three MB with the longest dimension at 1000 pixels and a resolution of 200 pixels per inch. Submitted application materials will not be returned.
Juror notification of acceptance will be sent by email starting March 29, 2021.
The University Libraries, on behalf of the University of South Dakota, will make every effort to insure the safe handling of entries, but does not assume responsibility for damage or loss. Works will be exhibited in locked exhibit cases.
The University Libraries, on behalf of the University of South Dakota, reserves the right to reproduce entries for exhibition and publicity purposes to include, but not limited to, print and electronic media, for use on the University Libraries website, and inclusion in both the Digital Library of South Dakota (explore.digitalsd.org) and the Digital Public Library of America (dp.la) with a signed release.
SALE OF WORK
Any inquiries for sale of work will be referred directly to the artist.
DELIVERY OF WORK
Selected work may be hand delivered to the University Libraries’ Circulation Desk between June 14 and July 16, 2021. Works sent by mail/courier or shipper to the Libraries must include a prepaid return shipping label, or pre-authorized arrangements for return (this includes international pieces). All work must be ready for display.
PICK UP/RETURN OF WORK
Work will be available for pick up at the Circulation Desk starting January 10, 2022. Works received by mail/courier or shipper with prepaid labels will be returned in the same fashion starting January 10, 2022. Work that is not claimed after 60 days will become the property of the University Libraries, University of South Dakota.