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5th Louisiana Biennial: The Art of the Poster

National Juried Exhibition

Juror: Celene Aubry, Associate Director & Manager, Hatch Show Print

This exhibition is Louisiana Tech University School of Design’s first juried show to focus on Poster Art in the 21st century. Artists whose work explores the dynamic and expressive potential of the poster in contemporary art, illustration and graphic design are invited to submit work to juror Celene Aubry, Associate Director and Manager, Hatch Show Print in Nashville, Tennessee. All processes for poster design and output are eligible for submission. Subject matter is open. Special interest will be given to work that speaks to the important role that means of production plays in excellence of design. Entries must be original artwork in both concept and execution, and no portion may be of another artist’s published or copyrighted work.

Juror Biography: Celene Aubry is the Associate Director and Manager at Hatch Show Print, the legendary letterpress print shop continuously operating since 1879 in Nashville, Tennessee. Hatch got its start printing handbills and posters for a variety of entertainers throughout the South. Today, Hatch continues to function as a press—printing custom posters for musicians and events all over the world—while also showcasing print-centric art in their gallery and offering hands-on tours and workshops from their education space.

Important Dates:

July 1 - September 19, 2018 (Submission period)

September 24, 2018 (Juror decision notice sent)

October 22, 2018 (Work due to galleries)

Submission Information:

Submission limited to 3-5 works

Submission Fees: 1-3 works $30, 4-5 works: $35

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Image criteria:

• Suggested image settings for best possible quality and ease of viewing for juror:

- .jpg file format

- sRGB color profile

- 1024 x 768 pixels for image files

- image submissions should not be larger than 5mb

For more information contact SOD Gallery Director Nicole Duet at

Relevant research areas: North America, Contemporary

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