Call To Artists – #galveston – Juried Competition

Prospectus – #galveston (A Show Celebrating the Island)– Juried Competition

#galveston A Show Celebrating the Island!

Affaire d’Art is seeking Galveston art for our upcoming Juried Art Competition! This competition encompasses anything and everything that you impart to our beloved island!

Eligibility: Open to any 2D artist, 3D artist or Jeweler – work must be submitted no later than midnight on August 6th, 2018 to be eligible.

Artists may enter up to four works of two-dimensional art: dry or wet mediums, 3D works and jewelry. All artwork must be submitted via email to affairedartcurator@yahoo.com. The final selections must be delivered to the gallery by August 13th, 2018 and displayed for the entire exhibition period.

Works must:

1 Have been created in the last 3 years.

2 Be original work of the artist, who physically integrates/manipulates every component of the original concept and design.

3 Be installation ready, with mat, finished edges, cabled /wired frame (NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS OR HOOKS), glass or plexiglass, and hanging device in place where appropriate.

4 Not to exceed 36 inches in any direction and all work must be able to be carried and/or hung easily by two people.

5 All work submitted must be for sale. If accepted to be hung at Affaire d’Art there is a $15 entry fee per piece and 30% commission on all artwork sold.

6 Adhere to the above criteria and the published dates and times. Works that do not meet these criteria will not be hung, even if inadvertently accepted into the show. If unable to make a scheduled pick up time, artists must arrange for someone to get the work and inform the gallery, or works become property of Affaire d’Art. Open to any 2D artist, 3D artist or Jeweler.

Email Entry:

Entry format is via email to affairedartcurator@yahoo.com. All images must be digital format. Please follow the instructions carefully regarding the preparation of your images. If you are unsure of how to format your images, please contact Affaire d’Art for assistance.

1 Only jpeg image files will be accepted.

2 Image files must be named as follows: Lastname_FirstInitial_Titleofartwork.jpeg

How to Apply:

Each artist may submit 4 artworks for review. Only 1 image per piece of artwork is allowed.

Application Fee is $5 total. If accepted, there is a $15 entry fee per piece accepted and 30% commission.

To apply, please email us at affairedartcurator@yahoo.com

Please pay the $5 application fee via PayPal at the time of submission to Affairedart@yahoo.com or call Thursday-Monday 12-6 to make other arrangements. All payments must be received within 24 hours of artwork submission.

If accepted into the show, submission fees may also be paid via PayPal (or by other special arrangements) no later than 24 hours after notification of acceptance.

Important Dates:

August 6th – Submission Deadline.
August 9th– Email notifications of the submissions to be displayed at the gallery.
August 10th – Artists drop off artwork from 12 to 6pm.
August 24th 6 to 8pm – Artist Reception/Opening Reception. First, Second, and Third and Honorable Mention announced.
August 25th – ArtWalk 5-10pm
September 21st – 24th – Artist will pick up any unsold artwork 12 – 6pm or by appointment.

Awards:

Prizes will be awarded on August 24th during the artist reception. First, Second, Third, and Honorable Mention winners will receive ribbons and monetary prizes.

First Place – $200 and an optional 1 month gallery contract.

Second Place – $150

Third Place – $75

Honorable Mention-Ribbon

Application:

To apply, please submit a jpeg image of each entry to affairedartcurator@yahoo.com

Applications may be emailed to affairedartcurator@yahoo.com.

Accepted art is to be dropped off to Affaire d’Art, 2227 Post Office St, Ste B, Galveston, TX 77550

Please pay via PayPal at the time of submission to Affairedart@yahoo.com.