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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.