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SVP: Call for PaleoArt Submissions


For the 2008 – PaleoArt Poster Exhibit – SVP Cleveland
Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

A call for paleoart submissions for the 2008 PaleoArt Poster Exhibit, to be held during the Welcome Reception for the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology 68th Annual Meeting, on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The PaleoArt Poster Exhibit is not affiliated with SVP. It is being presented through an arrangement by the 2008 PaleoArt Poster Committee with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. This exhibit is meant to compliment the SVP meeting and offer an opportunity for paleoartists to expose the SVP community to the art of clarification, reconstruction and visualization required by the science of paleontology to re-create and enliven extinct flora and fauna. No prizes will be awarded.

- Patricia Kane-Vanni, Exhibit Organizer

2008 Theme: Any reproduced, non-photographic 2-D (or photos of 3-D) "reasonably scientifically accurate" renderings in black and white or color, of body, trace fossils, reconstructions or life restorations with a description of each reproduction. The reproductions may be any size, to fit into one 3 ½'w X 3'h poster-size space, two artists' posters to each full-size 3 ½'w X 6 ½'h vertical panel (12 panels in all). You may reproduce as many pieces/images as you wish onto your poster, but remember that fewer, larger images will have greater impact.

The submission deadline is midnight Eastern Time (USA), Sunday, September 14, 2008. All submitted work will be reviewed by the 2008 PaleoArt Poster Committee and will be a accepted into the show based on a variety of requirements, including technical skill and medium. The decision of the Committee is final.

Please go to:, or email Patti Kane-Vanni at: | Impressum