PAPERWORKS 2021 Prospectus

JUROR:   Sewon Kang is Archivist at The Easton Foundation, Louise Bourgeois’ home/studio, where she is responsible for the care of the artist’s diaries, papers, and small collection of prints and illustrated books. She previously worked in the Drawings and Prints department at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY first on the online catalogue raisonné of Bourgeois’ printed oeuvre, and then on the 2017 print retrospective, An Unfolding Portrait. Sewon researched other areas of MoMA’s collection for new acquisition initiatives, publications, and the reinstallation of the expanded museum. Kang is a graduate of Wesleyan University and will be receiving her Master’s degree from Hunter College in New York.

ACCEPTED MEDIA:  Works made on paper, of paper, or about paper: cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, printmaking, photographs, paper sculpture, 3D, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation. ELIGIBILITY: Artists who use paper as their primary medium, as a substrate, or as the subject of a video. All entries to the Paperworks 2021 competition must be the original work of the artist.

AWARD:   Selected artists will have up to six pieces included in a one month, online exhibition on – and promoted on b.j spoke gallery’s social media accounts in August 2021. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place artists.

OPENING RECEPTION – will be held online – August 7th at 7:00pm with ZOOM  (Video Communications Application)

ENTRY FEE:   $35.00 for up to 6 images and/or 2 videos, any or all of which could be selected for the on line exhibition. You will be juried on your body of work. If you’re submitting an Installation or sculptural work you might consider using 2 or more of your 6 permitted images and/or a video, in order to give the juror an accurate visual. Please keep in mind 6 images are 6 images, not 6 entries.

SIZE LIMITATIONS: PAPERWORKS 2021 will be an online exhibition. There are no size constraints for work submitted.

DEADLINE:   May 16, 2021 11:59 Mountain Time

NOTIFICATION:   Artists will be contacted by June 8, 2020.

LEGAL AGREEMENT:   Entering the competition implies your consent for b.j. spoke gallery to use your name, artist statement, and images of your art in all advertising and publicity for PAPERWORKS 2021, including but not limited to; print, video, on line, and social media.

HOW TO APPLY:   Submissions are made through Call for Entry (CaFÉ) website. You must create a user account on CaFE in order to submit your work to PAPERWORKS 2021.  Go to
If already have an account on CaFE you can access the call directly here:  
For help with uploading media (images an/or video) go to: