6th Louisiana Biennial

School of Design Louisiana Tech University

Entry Deadline: Dec. 6

1 Mayfield Ave
Ruston, LA 71270
Phone: 318-257-2000


Louisiana Biennial: National Juried Exhibition is open to artists in the US making 2D, 3D and video works exploring any theme. Juror is Rebecca R. Hart, an Independent Curator, and former Curator and Department Head of the Denver Art Museum 2015-2021, as well as Curator and Department Head at Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) 2005-2015.

Submission Information:
Submission limited to 3- 5 works, all 2D, 3D and video works eligible for entry Submission Fees: 1-3 works $30, 4-5 works: $35             Visit http://artlatech.slideroom.com to submit
Visit https://support.slideroom.com for online image/video prep help Image criteria:

Suggested image settings for best possible quality and ease of viewing for juror;
– .jpg file format
– sRGB color profile
– 1024 x 768 pixels for image files
– 1280 x 1280 x 72 ppi for video files
– 72 ppi resolution
– image submissions should not be larger than 5 mb per file
– video submissions should be .mov or .wmv file format not exceeding 5 minutes and no larger than 250 MB per file. Audio files must be less than 30 MB in size. Awards:Best in Show: $500 + a solo exhibition at LA Tech in 2022/2023
Juror’s Choice: $300
Two Honorable Mentions: $100 eachImportant Dates:

Submission Deadline: December 6, 2021 at midnight
Acceptance notice: December 15, 2021
Deadline for drop-off: January 12-13, 2022
Opening Reception and Juror Talk: January 25, 2022
Exhibition Closes: February 15, 2022

Pick-up and return shipping: February 22-23, 2022 Eligibility:All entries must be created by the artist(s) submitting the work within the past 5 years.

Artists must be 18 years of age or older.Monetary values for each work must be given for insurance purposes. Louisiana Tech University does not handle art sales. Any inquiries will be forwarded to the artist.Media is open, but work must be ready to exhibit. Artist is responsible for providing installation hardware (wall ready, wire, cleats, etc). Unusual hanging or installation methods must be approved. Video works need to be high quality DVD.Work should not exceed 60” in width or 84” in height (including frame).2d work must not exceed 50 lbs and 3d works must not exceed 100 lbs.Accepted artists must sign an Exhibition Contract.LA Tech reserves the right to reproduce submitted images for all media and publicity purposes.LA Tech reserves the right to reject work that differs from submitted images/videos.No more than 5 entries are allowed. A non-refundable submission fee of $30 for up to 3 entries or $35 for 5 entries is required. Submission fees must be paid online at the time of entry.There will be two submission areas at artlatech.slideroom.com, allowing individuals to choose between submitting 3 or 5 images. Choose the submission that reflects the number of entries you wish to submit; artists cannot submit to both. If you would like to submit multiple views for one object you may submit one jpg file or multiple images merged or suggest viewing multiple views on your website or other link in the submission notes or upload a PDF files, which can have multiple pages as long as they are 10MB or less. Slideroom does not allow multiple images for one object without charging for each image.Online entry must be complete to be accepted.

Submission via http://artlatech.slideroom.com will serve as artist’s signature and agreement to all terms and conditions. Accepted artists will also receive an exhibition agreement at a later date.Application materials must be received via http://artlatech.slideroom.com no later than midnight on December 6, 2021.Communication regarding acceptance will be done via email. Please do not call to inquire about submissions.Delivery:
Artists are responsible for shipping both ways. Work must be packed in sturdy, reusable boxes with proper protection (at least 3” of proper packing material between box and artwork). Return shipping *must be prepaid and enclosed with artwork or sent to the gallery at least 1 week prior* to the closing of the exhibition. Do not use packing peanuts. Louisiana Tech University is not responsible for any damage incurred in transit. Shipping insurance is encouraged.

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