Rules for Entry
Bullseye employees (current full- or part-time) and artists whose work has been exhibited at any Bullseye gallery location are not eligible to enter, with the exception of prior Emerge exhibitions.
All glass used in submitted works must be Bullseye glass. Kilnformed glass must be the focus of each submitted work, except for jewelry, which may be in torchworked glass. A work that incorporates other glass techniques such as torchwork and roll-up will be accepted. Mixed-media work will be accepted as long as kilnformed glass is the focus of the work. Artwork must have been created since January 1, 2016. No submitted piece or set of artwork may weigh more than 90 pounds (41 kg). Works must be available for exhibition in Portland, Oregon, from June through October 2018, and subsequent venues until September 2019.
Excluding technical exercises and instructor-led projects, we accept pieces that are made in classes or workshops, but they must be identified as such on the entry form. Include the name of the instructor and the name of the class and the institution or studio where the works were made.
Qualifications for Specific Awards
Crossover Award: To qualify for the Crossover Award, artists established in another medium must have started working in kiln-glass since January 1, 2016.
Academic Awards: To qualify for the Academic Awards, the entrant must have been enrolled in an accredited, university-level (undergraduate or graduate) art program during any part of the 2016-2017 or 2017-2018 academic years.
The application fee is US $35.00, payable by credit card. If you are/were a full-time student at an accredited university between 2016 and 2018, you are eligible for the student fee (US $25.00). If you qualify for the student rate, enter the discount coupon code STUDENT on the CaFÉ website during checkout.
All entries must be submitted in English. (Translation from other languages is not available.)
All entries must be submitted through the CaFÉ website: CallForEntry.org
You may enter up to 6 images in your application, plus up to 1 video. These may represent from 1 to 6 separate works. For each work, 1 image of the whole work is required. Other images may show details of the work(s). If you are submitting a set of works, include 1 shot of the whole set so that jurors will know to consider your works as a set. Otherwise, works will be considered individually.
For instructions on how to prepare your images to CaFÉ specifications, see: CallForEntry.org/image_prep.phtml
In addition to images, you must submit a short biographical profile (500 characters or less) and a short artist statement (500 characters or less). You will be asked to upload your bio and artist statement during the application process.
All entries must be submitted by 11:59pm MST, February 23, 2018.