Call for Art – Artistic License

Artistic License – Call for Art

Studio 659 in Whiting is having its Fifth Annual Juried Show! This is a Salon Style show, and there is no theme required for artwork.

Winners will be awarded cash prizes!

Juror will be announced soon.

Eligibility: All artists may enter up to three images in jpeg format.

Submissions: Due Wednesday, January 11, 2017…
Up to 3 images as jpgs. All images must be labeled as firstinitial.lastname.title (K.Smith.ArtworkTitle) Use “Artistic License” in the subject line.

Any submissions with missing information or improperly labeled images will not be considered.

Please submit images to: artscouncil659@gmail.com. Please include your name and an image list in the body of your email with title, media, size, year completed, and price. Also please denote any special installation needs in your email.

Artwork: 2-D and 3-D submissions in all media and styles welcomed. This is a salon style show so there is no “theme”. All work must be completed within the last 2 years and not previously shown at Studio 659. 2D work must be wired 1/3 of the way from the top. Artwork which is not wired or not wired properly will not be hung, and will be ineligible for awards. No substitutions of submissions. The gallery reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the submission.

The Studio retains a 30% commission for all sales; please factor this into your retail pricing.

Notifications: Artists will be notified by email by Friday, January 13, 2017.

Awards: The selected juror will choose which artworks are accepted into the show, as well as the winners of the awards.

Typically: Mayor’s Award: $200, 1st place: $100, 2nd place: $75, 3rd place: $50. Other awards may be added. We typically are able to offer about $1000 in awards total. The juror’s decisions are final.

Delivery: Work must be hand delivered during regular Studio hours January 14-January 18. *Artists who ship their work must include return shipment label and proper reusable packaging.

Reception: Sunday, January 22, 2017, 2-5pm

Show dates: Sunday, January 22, 2017 – TBA

Artwork pick up: TBA during regular Studio hours.

Cookies and Hot Chocolate

We’ll be keeping warm in the gallery during the parade Friday December 2 from 6-9. Stop in to visit for Cookies and Hot Chocolate and learn about our Giving Tree benefiting local families

Canceled — Call for Art – The Gift of Giving

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this exhibit has been canceled.

the-gift-of-giving***CALL FOR ART***

Studio 659 in Whiting will be hosting a holiday exhibit entitled “The Gift of Giving.” We are celebrating our global culture and exploring traditions of sharing and of compassion and selflessness. We have people from all corners of Earth visiting Whiting this year, from England to Africa to Asia to South America, and this exhibit will provide an opportunity for us to get to know each other just a little better.

Submitted art should celebrate or be in keeping with a cultural, family, or national gift-giving tradition. Think of the things you make for each other, like baby booties and Christmas ornaments and Dreidels.

We will be hosting a small global gift market December 10 in conjunction with this exhibit. Artists and craftspeople can rent table space to display and sell their homemade items.

This program has been made possible through a matching grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Eligibility: Artists of all ages working in all mediums are welcome.

Submissions: Notice of intent to submit is due November 21, 2016. Art is due November 28, 2016

Guidelines: For qualification, submit up to three images of your work in jpeg format. Image files must be labeled as firstinitial.lastname.title (K.Smith.ArtworkTitle). E-mail your work to artscouncil659@gmail.com and use “Gift of Giving Exhibit” in the subject line.  Please include your name and an image list in the body of your email with title, media, size, year completed, and price. Also please tell us about the tradition your work represents.

Artwork: 2-D and 3-D submissions in all media and styles welcomed. All work must be completed within the last 2 years and not previously shown at Studio 659. 2D work must be wired 1/3 of the way from the top. Artwork which is not wired or not wired properly will not be hung and will be ineligible for display. The gallery reserves the right to decline any accepted artwork upon delivery if the condition or quality is other than represented in the submission.

Fees: In keeping with intentions of “The Gift of Giving,” artist fees are waived for this exhibit.

Artwork fees: Studio 659 retains a 30% commission on all sales of artwork presented in our gallery; please factor this into your retail pricing.
Notifications: Within 1-5 days of submitting, and before November 23.
Delivery: Work must be hand delivered during regular Studio hours by November 23, 2016
*Artists who ship their work must include return shipment label and proper reusable packaging.
Reception: Friday December 2, 2016 5-8 PM
Show dates: Friday December  2, 2016– Saturday January 8, 2017
Artwork pick up: Pick up the two weeks after the show during regular studio hours: Thursday & Friday Noon-7pm and Saturday 10am-2pm

OPENING RECEPTION: Nightmare Before the Day of the Dead

The Opening Reception for the NIGHTMARE BEFORE THE DAY OF THE DEAD EXHIBIT will be held Sunday, September 25th from 2-5 at Studio 659. Refreshments will be served. day-of-dead-2The Exhibit this year focuses on the Day of the Dead Holiday as well as all things ‘spooky’. Two Day of the Dead Altars will be featured as well as other media forms depicting scary images. The Exhibit is family-friendly and runs through November 12th.

CALL FOR ART: NIGHTMARE BEFORE THE DAY OF THE DEAD

STUDIO 659 is now accepting submissions for the “Nightmare Before the Day of the Dead” Exhibit. Media of all kinds are welcome but with each piece the topic must be Day of the Dead/Halloween/Scary/Nightmare-related. This will be a fun show and we expect many submissions, so get your images in soon.
Please check out Chicago Artist Resource for detailed requirements.

EXHIBIT runs September 25 through November 12, 2016
OPENING RECEPTION: September 25th, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

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