Cover Art & Publications Salon
Exhibition of printed cave publication covers
The purpose of the Cover Art Salon is to exhibit and encourage excellence in the design and images on the covers of cave publications.
ENTRIES: All entries must be mailed to Blake Jordan, 6109 Concordia Road NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111, accompanied by the entry form, and received no later than April 1, 2017. The entry fee is $6.00 per organization, regardless of the number of covers submitted. Please make checks or money orders payable to the "NSS." Covers must be from newsletters or other publications of NSS-affiliated organizations which were distributed in 2012 or 2013 and never before entered in this salon. Entries should be mailed unfolded and unmounted in a large envelope, preferably with a cardboard stiffener and accompanied by the entry form. Entries will be considered donations to the NSS and not returned.
CATEGORIES: Covers will be judged in one of three categories:
(3) Computer Enhanced
Please note on the back of each cover in which of the three categories you wish the entry to be judged. The "Computer Enhanced" category includes: (1) covers that were only distributed in an online format instead of the traditional paper format, and (2) cover photos that were obviously manipulated by computer from the way they were originally printed or shot. Print online covers out in paper form before submittal.
RIGHTS AND CONDITIONS:
All entrants retain copyright and all moral and intellectual rights to their work. Credit will be included with all objects displayed. The NSS requests the following rights, which are optional. Indicate your agreement with any or all by marking the box(es) on the entry form:
The NSS may use images of these covers in publications and on Web sites to announce the winners of this competition, for not more than one year.JUDGING: Judging will occur prior to convention. Judges reserve the right to alter categories where deemed necessary. If you have questions, e-mail Aaron at the address below.
The NSS may use images of winning covers in publications and on its Web site for the purpose of promoting future competitions, for not more than four years. Web images will not exceed 600 pixels in width or height.
The NSS may use images of these covers in low resolution in a CD/DVD of all entries. These images will not exceed 1024 pixels in width or height. This CD/DVD will be lent to NSS members for viewing at no charge.
FURTHER INFORMATION: If you have questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
6109 Concordia Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111