Call for Entry: Voting Daughters - 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

  • December 04, 2019

Voting Daughters -  100 Years of Women's Suffrage
March 20th, 2020 - May 1st, 2020

The Call for Entry
The Foundry Centre is seeking submissions for "Voting Daughters- 100 Years of Women's Suffrage", celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. This exhibition calls on artists, reguardless of their gender identity, to comment on the ways women's voices affect our contemporary landscape. All media and expressions are welcome for submission.

Best in Show awarded a "Going Solo" Exhibition
Two Juror's Choice Awards - $150 cash prize 

Open to all artists, 18 years and older, world-wide, both amateur and professional. This includes alternative and tradtional artwork.
Questions about eligibility can be sent to

Entry Fee
Artists may submit up to 3 works for a non-refundable processing fee of $35. FAC members get a discounted processing fee for up to three works at $24. 

Entry Specifications
A Mazimum of 3 entries per artists may be submitted for consideration; all media in 2D and & 3D forms will be considered. 2D work must be suitably framed with all hardware necessary attached to be ready to hang on gallery wall. Larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84" x 71" doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height. Any artist with installation or digital works must speak with the Exhibitions Manager to coordinate presentation. 
Artists may submit entries through the Foundry Art Centre website using the online form, or if there are complications, the artist can email For emailed entries, include required entry information with each image sent, mirroring the entry for online. Limit to 2 jpegs per artwork: one full view (required), and an optional second alternative or detail view. This email submission still requires the $24 membership submission fee, or the non-member $35 submission fee. 

Submissions that do not comply with these rules will not be presented to the juror. 

See Exhibitions FAQ on for details.

Judith Mayer is an American artist and illustrator working in Chicago- born and raised in the Midwest, and the daughter of an immigrant. After working at several design firms, she decided 20 years ago to start her own practice where she creates paintings, illustrations, lettering, design, and murals. Mayer's works is influenced by her years as a graphic designer and her love for mid-century modern and pop art. 
Her work has been published in over 35 books and magazines including Communication Arts, Uppercase Magazine, HOW Magazine, Graphic Design USA, and LogoLounge. Recent work has been exhibited at Jean Albano Gallery in Chicago, You Are Beautiful HQ Gallery in Chicago, Red Bull House of Art in Detroit, and Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. 
Mayer has a BFA from Ball State University, she teaches traditional calligraphy at Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago; currently serves as Vice Presited of Marketing for South Shore Arts (and is proud to have been a member of their board for 18 years); and serves as Professional Programs Director for Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago. 

Exhibition Space
The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic community art center dedicated to the creation and presentation of contemporary visual arts. Our mission is to connect everyday people with the arts through our educational classes, special events, studio artists, and exhibitions. Featuring a state-of-the-art gallery space, the Foundry hosts national and international juried fine art exhibitions and curated traveling exhibitions. 

The Foundry Art Centre reserves the right to photograph and reproduce, in color or black and white, all artwork accepted for this exhibition (regardless of copyright) for educational and publicity purposes. 

Delivery and Pick Up
Accepted works are to be hand-delivered or shipped in reusable crate(s) or carton(s). Included with each work, one 3" x 5" card listing Name, Address, Phone, Title, Media, Dimensions, and Price. Attach card on the back of the 2D work or base of 3D work. Work is shipped at the artist's expense to the foundry Art Centre. Accepted artists shipping their work must include a prepaid return label for return shipping. If submitted artwork comes without prepaid label is become the property of the FAC at the close of the exhibition. All hand-delivered work must be picked up at the close of the exhibition or work becomes the property of the FAC to dispose of as it sees fit. 
Accepted works must remain for the duration of the exhibition. 

Sales, Liability, and Insurance
The Foundry Art Centre will retain a 35% commission on all sales directly attributed to the exhibtion. All prices include the frame and matte, are set by the artist at the time of entry, and should include 35% commission. The price will remain the same price for the duration of the exhibition. Foundry Art Centre provides standard insurance at 50% of retail on all exhibited works while on premises. Artists is responsible for work in transit. 



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