JANUARY 9, 2023 – MARCH 6, 2023 Call for entries
APRIL 3, 2023 Juror notification sent
JUNE 12 - JUNE 30, 2023 Works delivered to University Libraries
AUGUST 21, 2023 - JANUARY 3, 2024 Bound and Unbound 7: Altered Book Exhibition
JANUARY 10, 2024 Works returned
All work must be original and not previously displayed in a Bound and Unbound exhibition. There is no restriction on when the work was created. The cases in which Bound and Unbound VII will be displayed are 80” tall (top to bottom), 28 ½” wide (side to side), and 8 ½” deep (front to back). Please only submit items that will fit these display dimensions. 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/BU7) with one image per piece. Images should not be greater than 3 MB each. Submitted application materials will not be returned.
Juror notification of acceptance will be sent by email April 3, 2023.
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.
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 12 and June 30, 2023. 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, 2024. Works received by mail/courier or shipper with prepaid labels will be returned in the same fashion, also starting January 10, 2024. Work that is not claimed after 60 days will become the property of the University Libraries, University of South Dakota.