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First Annual Conference: International Institute for Fine Arts Practice, Research, and Preservation

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Posted by: International Institute for Fine Arts Practice, Research, and Preservation
Deadline: Sat, August 15th, 2020

The International Institute of Fine Arts Practice, Research, and Preservation is pleased to announce a call for papers and artist’s presentations. Please submit an abstract of 250 words, a brief bio, cv, and institutional affiliation. Independent scholars/practicing artists will be considered. The conference will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana in early November 2020. 

Social distancing guidelines for that time established by the state of Louisiana will be strictly enforced. 

List of relevant topics:

 -The role of the visual arts in contemporary society

-The relationship between machine made (digital) and hand-made artwork

-The history and contemporary evolution of the patron/artist relationship 

-The value of classical and/or realist technique in contemporary culture

-Establishing criteria for visual literacy in the arts and documenting the potential and benefits of visual literacy to fields of study outside of the arts.

-Other related topics will be considered.


 Artist demonstrations related to painting, drawing, and sculpting from direct observation will be considered with the submission of three images of finished work as well as a statement of teaching philosophy, artist’s statement, and c.v. 

Accepted artists and scholars are responsible for their own transportation to and from the conference as well as lodging for the duration of the visit.  Accepted presenters will receive a reduced fee for entry into the conference. 

Papers and presentations selected for the conference will be considered for publication. Work will be examined and chosen through a peer reviewed jurying process. 

Please submit proposals to no later than August 1, 2020. Accepted applicants will be notified by August 15, 2020. 

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Posted on Tue, June 2nd, 2020
Expires on Sat, August 15th, 2020

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