September 8 October 21, 2006
gallery M.I.M., Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Deadline for submissions: July 1, 2006
Show will be judged and final selections made by Linda Darty.
On Fire! We are looking for contemporary and progressive enamel
pieces, be it jewelry, functional/non-functional objects, or wall
pieces, (please, no larger that 24"x24".)
In judging the pieces for this show Ms. Darty will be looking for
works that are not only technically proficient, but visually
stimulating and indicative of creative, inventive thinking and
This competitive international exhibition will showcase innovative
and contemporary approaches to working with vitreous enamel on
All work must be original, for sale and have been produced within
the past two years.
July 1 Deadline for submissions
July 5 Notice of decision
Aug 26 Work must be at gallery M.I.M.
Sept 8 Show Opening
Oct 21 Last day of show
Oct 23 Work returned
The gallery will handle sales and retain 50% of the retail sales
amount for their services. ALL PIECES MUST BE FOR SALE.
Upon acceptance and arrival at the gallery, work will be insured by
gallery M.I.M. It is the responsibility of the artist to cover
insurance while work is in transit to gallery.
Selection will be made from images, either slides or digital files
on CD. Artists may submit up to six pieces, with as many as three
views of any given item.
Each submission should include the artist’s name, address, email,
phone, title, list of materials used and retail sale price.
By submitting work, artist grants permission to use images of their
workin promotion of the exhibition.
There is a fee of $25.00 per submission/piece, checks should be made
payable to “Made In Metal”.
Completed submissions (images and payment) to be sent to:
Made In Metal
3600 Clipper Mill Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21211
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jo-Ann Aiken
at g= allery M.I.M.
Judge/Artist Bio: Linda Darty
Linda Darty is the head of the metals program and professor of
metalworking and enameling in the School of Art and Design at East
Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.
Author of the book The Art of Enameling, Ms Darty frequently
lectures and teaches workshops on contemporary metal and enameling
techniques and in 2003, received The Lifetime Achievement Award from
The Enamelist Society.
Her work has been featured in numerous publications and she has an
extensive national and international exhibition record including the
permanent collection of the Victorian and Albert Museum.
Ms. Darty has received the North Carolina Board of Governor’s Award
for Teaching Excellence, the ECU Alumni Teaching excellence Award
and ECU School of Art’s Scholar Teacher Award. She is a former board
member of The Enamelist Society and Penland School of Crafts.