After the success of the 2020 Global Exhibition of Members' Work, the IPCA Board has decided to not mess with a good thing...Introducing the Second Annual Global Exhibition of Members' Work! 

Submissions are open to IPCA members from 15 November to 14 January 2022.  Members will vote for the Award for Excellence from each gallery. Not a member yet? Join us! https://www.theipca.org/index.php/membership-2016

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About the Exhibit

IPCA members are invited to submit up to three items/images of their work to our first Global Exhibit of Members' Work.  Submissions will be categorized and tagged with keywords in the gallery and on a special interactive map of members and their work. There are four categories in which you can submit work:

  • Two Dimensional Work (Wall hung art, polymer paintings, etc.)
  • Three Dimensional Work (loose beads, sculpture, dolls, miniatures)
  • Containers (Vessels, Boxes, Bowls, Vase)
  • Jewelry and Wearable Art

The following keywords will be available for selection by the entrant:

Anime

Beads

Bracelet

Canes

Carved

Chibi

Colorwork

Cuff

Dollhouse

Earrings

Fantasy

Faux

Floral

Inlay

Jewelry

Kawaii

Liquid Clay

Millefiore

Miniatures

Mixed Media

Mokume Gane

Mosaic

Mythical

Necklace

Painting

Plug

Ring

Sculpture

Slab

Surface Design

Vase

Veneer

Vessel

Wall Art

Wearable

Important Dates

  • Submissions accepted 15 November 2021 through 14 january 2022
  • Exhibit Opens: 28 January 2022
  • Members’ Choice Voting 1-13 February 2022
  • Members’ Choice Announced 20 February 2022

Eligibility and Fees

  • All IPCA members in good standing are eligible to submit work for the exhibition
  • There is no fee to submit

Submission Information

  • Up to three (3) items and/or images can be submitted.
    • If you submit three items, you can only submit one image per item.
    • If you submit more than the allowed number of items/images, the Exhibition Committee will select which items or images will be used for the exhibit.
  • Items must have been made in the past two years
  • Items may have been exhibited elsewhere

Each submission must be given a category:

  • Two-Dimensional Art (Wall hung art, polymer paintings, etc.)
  • Three Dimensional Art (loose beads, sculpture, dolls, miniatures)
  • Containers (Vessels, Boxes, Bowls, Vase)
  • Jewelry and Body Art

We strongly recommend each entry be given at one to five relevant keywords (see list above). If more than five keywords are given, the exhibition technical staff will select the five most relevant.

Each entry should include the following information. Items in bold will be required.

  • Artist's name, contact information, and a brief (200 word) biography
    • To prevent session timeout, prepare your artist bio and item descriptions in advance so that you can just copy and paste the text into the large text fields.
  • Permission to add your name and location to the interactive map
  • Item name, media used, dimensions
  •  Item description (optional)

Image Upload Information

  • Upload a maximum of three images total.
  • JPG or JPEG file type
  • Maximum image dimensions 2000 pixels on any side; minimum dimension of 1000 pixels on any side.
    • Please size your images accordingly.
  • We want to showcase your work with the highest quality images possible.
  • Images that don't meet requirements will have one opportunity to be replaced.
  • File Name format: 2021_FirstInitialLastName_number of entry. Example: 2021_JSmith_1a.jpg

Information on where to upload your images will be in the registration confirmation email.

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To access the submission form, members should log in to the site and the link appears on the Member Menu.

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