Make a Face Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) INFORMATION

Make a Face Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) INFORMATION
Make a Face
Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG)
Saturday 3 June 2017 – Sunday 10 September 2017
INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS
Make a Face is an exhibition of 2D and 3D artworks by children from local primary schools and preschools in the Maitland and Lower Hunter region based around the theme a making a face. The
exhibition will be in the ground floor Art Factory exhibition space at MRAG.
THEME:
Make a Face is the seventh face–themed exhibition presented by MRAG that exhibits artworks by young
artists from Maitland and Lower Hunter region. We are delighted to exhibit fresh artworks made by our
youngest local artists as they explore their creativity. As in all previous Face exhibitions at MRAG, this is
an opportunity to have on show for our audience artworks made by our youngest artists; to achieve this
all schools who register to participate will be represented.
The exhibition Make a Face invites children from pre-school to primary school to do just that – any
face… a portrait, a self-portrait, a fantasy face, a funny face, an imaginary face – of a creature, a person,
an animal or an insect or whatever the artist thinks of - in 2D or 3D form.
ARTWORKS:
The artworks for Make a Face can be 2 Dimensional or 3 Dimensional. Each participating school can
nominate a pool of up to 6 artworks for possible inclusion in the exhibition.
2D artworks selected for the exhibition will be framed in MRAG stock frames behind perspex.
All nominated 2D artworks must be:
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Maximum size A3 (297mm x 420mm) or less
Made on paper or card
Unframed and without any mounts or backing cardboard
Made of any material or combination of materials that are intact and suitable for exhibition
Labelled on back with supplied label (see below for template)
3D artworks selected for the exhibition will be displayed on shelves attached to the gallery wall.
All nominated 3D artworks must be:
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Maximum 25cm in any one direction
Self-supporting and able to be displayed on a shelf without supports
Made of any material or combination of materials that are intact and suitable for exhibition
Labelled on back with supplied label (see below for template)
PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS AND PRE-SCHOOLS:
Any school or pre-school in the Maitland and Lower Hunter region is invited to be part of Make a
Face. Schools and pre-schools must register to be part of Make a Face:
To register please complete the Registration Form below and email to
[email protected] on or before Friday 24 February 2017 (Week 5, Term 1 2017).
DO NOT SEND ARTWORKS JUST EMAIL COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM
Make a Face enquiries: please email [email protected] or phone 4934 9820 Wed-Thurs-Friday
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NOMINATION and SELECTION OF ARTWORKS
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Each school may nominate up to 6 artworks (2D and 3D) and deliver them to MRAG to be
considered for inclusion in the exhibition
MRAG is not able to exhibit all submitted artworks due to space restrictions but all
participating schools will be equally represented.
All participating schools will have at least one artwork from their school in the exhibition
Artworks for Make a Face exhibition will be selected by MRAG staff
Schools will be forwarded a list of their Make a Face exhibitors and exhibitIon invitations in midMay 2017
EXHIBITION CONDITIONS
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A maximum of six (6) artworks may be submitted from each participating school.
Each artwork must have a completed label attached to the back (see attachment for labels sheet)
Each participating school must complete List of Artworks form and include with submitted artworks.
ALL artworks must be within size limits – see above
Artworks must be completed in 2017.
PLEASE DO NOT MATT, MOUNT OR FRAME ARTWORKS.
Please note that all care will be taken to ensure that schools are equitably represented in the exhibition
Artworks are selected on the artistic value of the work with the age and gender of the student taken into
consideration.
DELIVERY OF ARTWORKS TO MAITLAND REGIONAL ART GALLERY
Labelled Artworks with a completed List of Artworks form must be delivered to Maitland Regional Art Gallery on
or before Friday 5 May 2017 (Week 2, Term 2).
Please ensure that your school’s artworks are in a parcel or folder labelled with your school’s name
MRAG is open Tuesday to Sunday 10am-5pm; address 230 High Street Maitland NSW 2320|phone 4934
9859|postal address PO Box 220 Maitland NSW 2320 | email [email protected]|web mrag.org.au
CHECKLIST Make a Face 2017
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REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL TO BE IN Make a Face:
On or before Friday 24 February 2017 (Week 5, Term 1) email form Registration Form to
[email protected]
2. DELIVER UP TO 6 ARTWORKS FROM YOUR SCHOOL OR PRE-SCHOOL:
By Friday 5 May 2017 (Week 2 Term 2) to Maitland Regional Art Gallery with completed List of Artworks
form and each artwork labelled.
3. NOTIFICATION OF EXHIBITORS AND Make a Face INVITATIONS
By mid-May 2017 participating schools will be forwarded the names of their Make a Face exhibitors,
exhibition invitations and e-invites to distribute amongst their school community.
4. EXHIBITION DATES: Saturday 3 June – Sunday 10 September 2017
Make a Face OFFICIAL OPENING 11am Sunday 4 June 2017 (tbc)
This is a celebration with everyone welcome and exhibitors will receive participation certificates.
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5PM SUNDAY 10 SEPTEMBER exhibition close.
Artworks to be collected from art gallery between Tuesday 19 – Sunday 22 September 2017.
PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR REGISTRATION FORM, ARTWORKS LIST AND ARTWORK LABEL
We look forward to seeing Make a Face artworks from your children!
Make a Face enquiries: please email [email protected] or phone 4934 9820 Wed-Thurs-Friday
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Make a Face
REGISTRATION FORM
3 June 2017 – 10 September 2017 at Maitland Regional Gallery
To register your school to participate in Make a Face please email the following to
[email protected] by Friday 24 February 2017 (Week 5, Term 1 2017)
School Name:……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
School Principal’s Name:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
School Postal Address:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
……………………………………………………………………………………………….Postcode………………………………………….
School phone number…………………………………………………email……………………………………………………………
Contact Teacher’s Name:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Contact Teacher’s best email address: (please print clearly):
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Contact Teacher’s mobile phone:…………………………………………………………………………………………………..
I have read and understood the information above including Exhibition Conditions for Make a Face
2017 at Maitland Regional Art Gallery.
Signed ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
Please print Name…………………………………………………………………………………..
Please email to [email protected]
Make a Face enquiries: please email [email protected] or phone 4934 9820 Wed-Thurs-Friday
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LIST OF ARTWORKS NOMINATED FOR Make a Face
Please include this list when you deliver your artworks to MRAG on or before Friday 5 May 2017
Limit 6 artworks per school
School Name:
Teacher:
No Name of Artist
Contact Phone:
Year
Title and medium
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Please make sure that each nominated artwork has a label attached to the back of the
artwork.
Make a Face enquiries: please email [email protected] or phone 4934 9820 Wed-Thurs-Friday
ARTWORK LABELS for Make a Face
Please attach to back of artworks
Artworks to be delivered to MRAG by Friday 5 May 2017 ( Week 2 Term 2)
Make a Face 3 June 2017 – 10 September 2017
ARTWORK LABEL – please ATTACH TO ARTWORK
Title:
Artist’s Name:
( please print clearly)
Materials:
Birth year of Artist:
Year at School
eg K, Year 3, Pre-school
School Name:
Contact Teacher’s Name:
Contact Teacher’s Phone:
Make a Face 3 June 2017 – 10 September 2017
ARTWORK LABEL – please ATTACH TO ARTWORK
Title:
Artist’s Name:
( please print clearly)
Materials:
Birth year of Artist:
Year at School
eg K, Year 3, Pre-school
School Name:
Contact Teacher’s Name:
Contact Teacher’s Phone:
Make a Face enquiries: please email [email protected] or phone 4934 9820 Wed-Thurs-Friday
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