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25th Annual

Kewpee High School

Art Invitational

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Area students offer their best work in the

25th Annual Kewpee High School Art Invitational.

 

Once again, Harry Shutt and Kewpee Restaurants make this exhibit possible

with generous support.

 

Please join us from 6:30-8:30 pm on Friday,  March 1 for the

Opening Reception.

 

Exhibit runs March 1 through April 13

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

     
 
 

 

Best of Show

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abby Siefker

Untitled  (Painting)

Ottoville

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

1st Place by Medium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lauren Albers

Never Thin Enough

New Knoxville

 Digital Media

 

 

 

Katie Anderson

Twenty Dollars

Van Wert

Drawing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyler Blankemeyer

Scholar

Fort Jennings

Sculpture

 

 

 

 

Brianna Gentry

Belle Fille

Upper Scioto Valley

Painting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isabelle Baird 

Snapshot

Shawnee

Photography

 

 

 

 

 

Ariel Rall

Free Raven Pot

Ada

Ceramics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taylor Niemeyer

Denim Self-Portrait

New Knoxville

Mixed Media

 

 

 

Jessica Rojas

Let Your Hair Down

Ada

Printmaking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonny Rutter

Stretched  Mirror

Shawnee

Jewelry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For a printable copy of the

Kewpee Invitational 2013 Catalogue,

 

click:  Kewpee Catalogue 2013.pdf

 

 

 

Invitational Letter to Teachers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kewpee High School Invitational

March 1 – April 13, 2013

 

 

Dear High School Art Teachers,

 

ArtSpace/Lima in conjunction with Kewpee Hamburgers is pleased to announce the 25th Annual Kewpee High School Art Invitational.  This exhibition is a much-anticipated show and we are looking forward to showcasing the talents of our area’s up-and-coming artists.

 

The categories will be the same as in years past: painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, jewelry, and digital media.   First, second and third place awards will be given in each category in addition to a best of show award. 

 

We are asking that you, as art teachers, self-jury your school’s pieces before bringing them to ArtSpace.  We are looking for the “best of the best.”  When submitting work, please do not bring every piece produced by your students as the show has grown tremendously over the years and your pre-judging will help us keep the quality of the show high while helping to reduce the sheer volume of intake.  In any case, please do not submit more than 30 pieces.

 

Drop off dates for the works will be February 12-15, 10am -5pm and February 16, 10am-2pm.  Please have your pieces separated by category to ease the intake process.  In addition to having each piece marked with the enclosed tags, please email a spreadsheet (in either Word or Excel) of the works your school is submitting to Kay VanMeter at kay@artspacelima.com.  This spreadsheet will be emailed (or faxed) back to you with the winning pieces from your school highlighted. This process is intended to expedite the time in which you learn of accepted works for the show as well as assist with labeling the artwork.  A sample spreadsheet is enclosed.  You will hear from us via email or fax with the show’s accepted works no later than noon on Friday, February 22nd.

 

Please consult the enclosed sheet for further information.  Also, please be certain you have completed the enclosed entry form for your school.  Should you have additional questions, contact ArtSpace/Lima at (419) 222-1721.

 

Thank you for participating in this year’s Kewpee Invitational. 

Best of luck to you and your students.

 

Sincerely,

 

 

Kay VanMeter

Associate Manager

ArtSpace/Lima

 

 

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Kewpee High School Art Invitational

March 1 – April 13, 2013

 

 

Eligibility and Requirements

Artists must be enrolled in 9-12th grade within Lima’s surrounding counties.  Work must be original and completed in the last two years and not shown previously at ArtSpace/Lima.  Students may enter one piece in each of the seven categories.  All two dimensional work must be mounted on cardboard, foam core, or mat board to the edge; alternately, they may be framed with a wire hanger.

 

Categories

The nine categories are as follows: painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, mixed media, jewelry and digital media.

 

Entry Information

Registration & Intake:

                                                Wednesday, February 13: 10am-5pm

                                                Thursday, February 14: 10am-5pm

                                                Friday, February 15:  10am-5pm

                                                Saturday, February 16: 10am-2pm

                                    *Please have pieces separated by category for ease of intake

 

Judging:                                  TBA (week of Feb.18th)

Notification:                           Friday, February 22

Reception:                              Friday, March 1, 6:30pm

Show dates:                            March 1-April 13, 2013

 

Return of Entries:         Rejected entries—anytime during ArtSpace/Lima regular business hours.

                                      Accepted entries—anytime during ArtSpace/Lima hours after April 15th.

 

Labeling and Categorizing

Each piece is required to have a tag affixed.  (Tags & Entry forms are enclosed.)  In addition, a copy of each entry form needs to be submitted to ArtSpace/Lima along with an emailed spreadsheet (in either Word or Excel), per school, summarizing all artists, their works, the price and the category in which they are submitting.  Send the spreadsheet to Kay VanMeter at kay@artspacelima.com.  This spreadsheet will be emailed or faxed back to the high school contact indicating the pieces that have been accepted.  (Sample enclosed.)

 

Sales

Students may wish to offer their works for sale.  Sales will be handled by ArtSpace/Lima and a 30% commission will be charged.  Works not priced on entry form will be listed as Not for Sale (NFS). 

 

Awards

Best of Show: $100

(Per Category) First Place: $50; Second Place: $25; Third Place: $15

 

Judging/Judges.  Jurors for the 25th Annual Kewpee High School Art Invitational are Mary Lou Schepp (Bath, retired) and Bruce Grimes (ceramist, Yellow Springs).  Please note that this is a juried exhibition; entry does not guarantee exhibit. 

 

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Kewpee Invitational 2013

School Entry Form

 

School:______________________________________________________

 

Instructor/Contact Person:_______________________________________

 

Phone Number:__________________________________

 

Fax Number:____________________________________

 

Best time to contact you:___________________________

 

Email Address:__________________________________

 

Total number of pieces being entered by your school:_________________

 

Number of students participating:_____________

 

 

□ Fax me the acceptance results

□ Email me the acceptance results

 

 

* Don’t forget to email your spreadsheet to Kay VanMeter at kay@artspacelima.com

 

 

 

Sample Spreadsheet

 

Advantage High School

Name

Grade

Category

Title

Price

John Strong

9th

Sculpture

Sleeping Bear

$65

John Strong

9th

Watercolor

Walk with me

$100

John Strong

9th

Mixed Media

Showboating

$55

Tara Evans

12th

Jewelry

#12

$35

Samantha Tone

10th

Photography

Night Shadows

$60

Samantha Tone

10th

Printmaking

Blue Melody

$35

Tom Turner

11th

Drawing

Schism

$55

 

 

 

Please use tags to identify each work.  Print out as many as you need.

 

 

 

 

Kewpee ’13 Art Tag

 

Name:______________________________________

School:_____________________________________

Grade:_____________

Title:_______________________________________

Medium/Category:___________________________

Price:______________

 

 

Kewpee ’13 Art Tag

 

Name:______________________________________

School:_____________________________________

Grade:_____________

Title:_______________________________________

Medium/Category:___________________________

Price:______________

 

 

 

     

 

     

 

Kewpee ’13 Art Tag

 

Name:______________________________________

School:_____________________________________

Grade:_____________

Title:_______________________________________

Medium/Category:___________________________

Price:______________

 

 

Kewpee ’13 Art Tag

 

Name:______________________________________

School:_____________________________________

Grade:_____________

Title:_______________________________________

Medium/Category:___________________________

Price:______________

 

 

 

     

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please print out as many tags as you need. 

For a printable copy of the letter and entry forms in pdf format,

click Kewpee Letter to High Schools 2013.pdf