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Where Are We Going? - OPEN CALL

OPEN CALL

THEME: Where Are We Going? Theme is Exuberance, Friendship, Kindness, Journeys/Travels, and ……..

ACCEPTING ENTRIES: Monday, July 29th - Monday, August 26th, 2019

EXHIBITION: Saturday, October 12th, 2019 - Saturday, January 25th, 2020

Opening Reception: Friday, October 18th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

ENTRY GUIDELINES

  • PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE GUIDELINES.
  • IF YOUR ENTRY DOES NOT FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES IT WILL NOT BE REVIEWED.
  • The sooner you apply, the better. Spots will be filled as art comes in and is accepted. Please apply properly and follow guidelines.

OPEN CALL FOR ALL MEDIUMS: VISUAL & FUNCTIONAL ART

  • Visual & Functional Art
  • 2D art & 3D art
  • Painting, photography, printmaking, mixed media, fiber, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, etc.
  • You create it! Fits the theme? Send it in!

HOW TO APPLY:

** PLEASE READ ALL GUIDELINES TO PROPERLY APPLY **

- Send email submission to Lynnie Goodman, Creative Director & Artisan Market Maven

  • Email: Lynnie@artforthepeoplegallery.com
  • Subject line: Where Are We Going?- Artist Name
  • Body of the Email: Artwork information
  • Attachments: photos of artwork & photo of self

** REFER TO GUIDELINES BELOW FOR PROPER FORMAT **

MAXIMUM SIZE OF ARTWORK & TIME FRAME ARTWORK MUST BE CREATED

  • 24" x 30" is the maximum size. (portrait or landscape orientation)
  • Recommend submitting artworks of varying sizes.
  • Artwork must be created in 2017-present

PRICE RANGE:

  • Around $750.00 or below
  • If your artwork exceeds $800.00, please email me at Lynnie@artforthepeoplegallery.com to discuss.
  • 50% goes to the artist / 50% goes to Art For The People

What are the benefits of exhibiting at Art for the People & why we receive 50% when your artwork is sold......

  • Your art is beautifully curated in our gallery with an art tag that has detailed information about you and your artwork
  • Gallery staff that is educated & knowledgable about art and "how" to sell art!
  • Hundreds of eyes on your artwork each week when Art for the People is open regular hours (Weds thru Sun (12N-6pm) and for private events.
  • 24/7 access to your artwork via our online store!!
  • Special events created to showcase our current exhibition

HOW MANY PIECES CAN YOU SUBMIT?

  • Minimum: 3 pieces / Maximum: 10 pieces
  • Submit 2-3 photographs per art piece. (1st photo - piece hanging on wall with space, 2nd photo - side view, Optional 3rd photo - detail shot)
  • Attach all images as an ATTACHMENT to the email (not in the body of the email)
  • Refer to instructions below for proper labeling & attaching of photos.
  • ** If you cannot attach all photos in one email, send a second email with additional photos and title your email subject line, " Where Are We Going? - Artist Name (Part 2) "

IMAGES of Artwork and photo of self:

  • Crop & edit each photo before applying.
  • Label each Art photo as: 1_First Name_Last Name_Title of piece_Austin Art_Austin Artist_Austin Gifts
  • Example: 1a_Hallie Rae_Ward_Firefly_Austin Art_Austin Artist_Austin Gifts
  • Example: 1b_Hallie Rae_Ward_Firefly_Austin Art_Austin Artist_Austin Gifts
  • Example: 2a_Hallie Rae_Ward_Neon Grasses_Austin Art_Austin Artist_Austin Gifts
  • Example: 2b_Hallie Rae_Ward_Neon Grasses_Austin Art_Austin Artist_Austin Gifts
  • Photo of Self: It can be a candid shot and casual. We have a digital picture frame that we feature the artists on.
  • Photo of Self: Hallie Rae_Ward_Photo of self_Austin Art_Austin Artist_Austin Gifts

ARTWORK TAG INFORMATION: (submitted in the body of the email)

  • Submit the following artwork information, in this order, in the body of the email. (single space, not bullet pointed)
  • Title of artwork

  • Artist's Name

  • Medium

  • Dimensions

  • Price (50% - artist / 50% - Art For The People)

  • Meaning/inspiration of art piece

  • GET TO KNOW THE ARTIST (please include minimum of 3 sentences about you! It can be serious or fun/whimsical, you can be wordy!)
  • Please coordinate the artwork information and the photo attached with matching numbering.

Example of EMAIL ENTRY

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IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, please contact:

  • Lynnie Goodman (Creative Director & Artisan Market Maven)
  • Lynnie@artforthepeoplegallery.com

WHEN WILL WE LET YOU KNOW IF YOU WERE ACCEPTED OR NOT?

  • We will let you know by the latest by Friday, August 30th

IF ACCEPTED:

  • We will send you an acceptance email.
  • Artwork drop off: Wednesday, Oct. 2nd - Saturday, October 5th, 12:00-6:00pm
  • Please send email to Lynnie Goodman letting us know when you will be dropping the piece/s off.
  • Please have your artwork wired (with coated wire) or have one bracket. If sculptural or functional, please discuss with Lynnie before you come in.

Let's have some fun!

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