Call for Art – Graffiti, Art of the Street

Studio 659 in Whiting is having its first GRAFFITI show! We are looking for graffiti artists, in any style and any media. Eligibility: All artists may enter up to three images in jpeg format.

Submissions: Up to 3 images as jpgs. All images must be labeled as firstinitial.lastname.title (J.Smith.ArtworkTitle) Please submit images to:, use “Graffiti” 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 denote any special installation needs in your email. We are open to installation proposals and to artists creating work onsite. Any submissions with missing information or improperly labeled images will not be considered. Submissions due Saturday August 16, 2014

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 ¼ of the way from the top. Artwork which is not wired or not wired properly will not be hung. 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.

Submitting artwork grants Studio 659 permission to use your image(s) for promotional purposes, including posts to social media. Artist will be credited for such use.

Fees: There is a $20 participation fee for accepted artists, due when artwork is delivered. This fee is waived for Studio members.  Studio membership is $25/year. Payments may be made online at Proof of payment is required at delivery. The Studio retains a 30% commission; please factor this into your retail pricing.

Notifications: Artists will be notified by email by Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

Delivery: Work can be hand delivered to the Studio during regular hours August 21-23 and August 25 & 26, or by appointment.  Artists who ship their work must include return shipment. (no call tags accepted)

Reception: There is a free, public reception on Friday, September 5, 2014 from 6:59 – 9:00 p.m.

Show dates: Friday, September 5 – Saturday, September 27, 2014

Artwork pick up: October 9th & 10h during regular Studio hours, or by appointment