Oct. 31: Center for Western Studies Issues a Call for Artwork

Event Details


Date: October 30, 2011

Location: Center for Western Studies

In conjunction with the Center for Western Studies' Dakota Conference observance of the 40th anniversary of the occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973, the CWS invites artists to submit works for the "Interpretations of Wounded Knee 1973 and 1890" exhibition. Artists interested in exhibiting works must complete the attached form and return it to the Director of Outreach and Promotion, Tim Hoheisel, by Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. Several artists have asked for more time so the deadline has been extended to Monday, Oct. 31. Artists who have already applied will hear back from the art committee in a couple of weeks. If submitting two pieces, please complete one form for each piece.

Requirements for submitted works:

  • Two-dimensional pieces must be ready to hang.
  • Three-dimensional pieces must be less than 3 feet tall and able to be displayed on a pedestal with a base no larger than 14 inches.
  • Works should be appropriate for a wide viewing audience.
  • CWS reserves the right to accept or deny pieces based on quality and content.

Works can be delivered directly to:

Center for Western Studies
2121 S. Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD  57197

(During regular business hours).

Works can also be mailed to:

Tim Hoheisel, Director of Outreach and Promotion
Center for Western Studies
Augustana College
2001 S. Summit Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD  57197
605.274.4005

All works must arrive at the Center for Western Studies no later than Friday, February 24, 2012. Works can be accepted earlier and stored for the exhibition. All artwork must arrive ready to be displayed.

The call for artwork is open to regional artists. All pieces must be original and created specifically for this exhibition. Pieces deemed not original to the artist or created prior to this call will not be accepted. Artists may submit up to two pieces for consideration in the exhibition. The Center for Western Studies reserves the right to accept or deny pieces based on quality and content. View this guide(.pdf) for more information and specifics about media, condition, size, fees and the history behind Wounded Knee.


Tim Hoheisel
Director of Outreach and Promotion
Center for Western Studies
tim.hoheisel@augie.edu
605.274.4005