Some have you have heard me lament before that I’m not getting into
the shows that I think I should be, and it is still true, in spite of
the quality of my work, the Saul Bell Finalist status, being on the
covers of magazines, and buying ads in American Craft and Ornament.
So I’m always racking my brain as to why this is, and what to do
I had a thought today.
Does anyone know whether, now that the applications are all
electronic, they get shown to jurors in alphabetical order? If so,
I’m thinking that could be a factor. There are SO many applicants
these days, I’m sure the jurors are blind, exhausted and burnt out
before they get to the end of the alphabet, where I am. This may
sound farfetched, but I cannot come up with any explanation for my
inability to get accepted to shows.
I may send future applications using only my first name (which is
all I use to sign my work anyway).
Does anyone actually know how applicants get ordered?