To be held in Minneapolis on May 24th 2011 the RAPID Conference and Tradeshow is an additive manufacturing event and is co-located with the 3D IMAGING event. This year the event includes a Contemporary Art Gallery dedicated to the creation and promotion of digital art using additive processes.
Rapid are now seeking submissions from artists to show in the gallery during the event as a number of display pedestals will be made available to artists that have works created using additive technologies.
Artists are to submit images (jpeg preferred) for review by advisors along with their credentials and process used in creation of the artwork. The art will be displayed on an open air 2′ square surface or display case (for jewelry). Artwork should be durable and stable for display. Contact with the art will be prohibited though minimal security provided in the immediate area open to attendees. Artist will assume expense for shipping work to and from the hotel. Submissions close February 1st 2011. Artists will be notified of selection by March 1, 2011. Selected artists will receive complimentary admission to the tradeshow, Tuesday evening reception and daily keynote sessions.