To Reform: Artists Respond to the Reformation”

Entry deadline: September 1, 2017

Exhibition on view: October 19-November 18, 2017
Gallery reception, Friday, October 27, 2017, 7-9 p.m.

Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana College
Center for Visual Arts
Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD 57197

“To reform: the action or process of changing an institution or practice in order to improve it.”  This October marks the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.  To commemorate this event, we invite artists to submit works on the theme of “to reform.”  Artists are invited to contemplate what this verb means to them and/or what the Reformation expresses today.  The exhibition is open to all media, including: painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, original prints, photography, video, traditional art, and artist books.


This exhibition is open to any artist 18 years of age or older. Artworks larger than 5 feet (60”) in any direction or weighing more than 80 pounds are ineligible.  Up to 3 artworks may be submitted per artist. 

Entry format: Entries will be judged from high-resolution electronic images.  Electronic files must be in jpg format, minimum of 300 dpi at approximately 8”x10.” Submit files on a CD or DVD; label the disk with the artist’s name and address. Digital files should be saved in the correct horizontal or vertical orientation for viewing.  Save images with the following file name format: Last NameFirstName_Title_Entry# (i.e.: DoeJohn_untitled_1.jpg) Entries may be submitted via email or Dropbox, but you must contact the gallery director first for arrangements. Email with “To Reform Entry” in the subject line.

Accepted works must arrive to the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University by October 6, 2017. 

All selected work must arrive ready to be displayed.  Works on paper and photographs should be framed, using acrylic if it is to be shipped. Stretched canvases without additional framing are acceptable with finished edges.  All 2-D works with screw eyes or d-rings with wire attached are acceptable (no saw tooth hangers, frameless clips or shrink-wrapping).  

Insurance: The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University will insure all works from their delivery to their departure from Augustana. Settlement for works damaged in transit remains the responsibility of the artist and the shipper. The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery and Augustana University are not liable for any damage or loss occurring in transit. 

Shipping address for artworks:

Attn:  Lindsay Twa, Director, Eide/Dalrymple Gallery
Augustana University
2001 S. Summit Ave
Sioux Falls, SD  57197
Questions?  Contact Director of Eide/Dalrymple Gallery, Dr. Lindsay Twa at