OPEN DOOR 7
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NATIONAL DEADLINE: JANUARY 5TH 2012- Rosalux Gallery (Minneapolis, Minnesota) announces a national call for entries for it's seventh annual Open Door juried group exhibition.  Open to US residents (no work shipped from outside the US). Work in any media (painting, drawing, photography, etc.), sculpture, video and performance, completed within the past two years.  

For more information and Online Submission Form: http://rosaluxgallery.com/sample-page/open-door-call-art/

ABOUT ROSALUX GALLERY
Rosalux Gallery is Minnesota’s longest running collective art gallery which was originally founded in February 2002.  It currently consists of 20 contemporary visual artists whose work can be found in major collections all over the world, and who have received prestigious grants, residencies, and awards.  The gallery is located in the Van Buren Building in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District.

Open Door is an exciting opportunity for non-member artists to showcase their work in the gallery.  Typically the Open Door exhibition is reviewed and receives extensive press coverage.  
                       
JUROR: STEVE DIETZ
Steve Dietz is the Founder, President, and Artistic Director of Northern Lights.mn. He was the Founding Director of the  01SJ Biennial in 2006 and served as Artistic Director again in 2008 and 2010. He is the former Curator of New Media at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he founded the New Media Initiatives department in 1996, the online art Gallery 9 and digital art study collection. He also co-founded, with the Minneapolis Institute of Arts the award-winning educational site ArtsConnectEd, and the artist community site mnartists.org with the McKnight Foundation. Dietz founded one of the earliest, museum-based, independent new media programs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 1992.                       
EXHIBIT DATES:
Exhibition opens February 9th and closes February 29th.   Opening Reception Friday February 10th from 6pm - 10pm. All artists and their guests are welcome.

                       
ENTRY - Required materials below.  Submission form online (link here)  Entries must be submitted no later than midnight January 5th.  Late applications will not be considered.   All written materials should be composed in Word, then copied and pasted into the online submission form.   

                       


ACCEPTANCE
                       
SHIPPING
If your work is accepted, shipped work must arrive at Rosalux Gallery no later than 6pm, Friday, February 3rd, 2012. Hand delivered work dropped off Saturday February 4th from noon till 4pm.  Accepted work must be ready to hang or display in a professional manner.

Artists are responsible for shipping costs in both directions. Pack securely. No use of Styrofoam packing pellets (bubble wrap acceptable). No glass on framing of wall-based work, plexiglass only. Work that arrives at gallery damaged will be returned un-displayed. Rosalux Gallery is not responsible for work damaged in transit.
                       
Unsold work will be packed by Rosalux Gallery in the shipping containers they arrived in, and returned promptly to the artists in early March 2012.  

Pick-up of work is Saturday March 3rd from noon till 4pm.  Rosalux Gallery will not store work past the pick-up time.   

Ship work to:  
Rosalux Gallery 1400 Van Buren Street NE #195 Minneapolis, MN 55413
                       
SALES
Work does not have to be for sale.  Sale prices are determined by the artist.  65% of sale price goes to artist, 35% to Rosalux Gallery. All work must be the property of the artist to be available for sale.                         
INSURANCE
Rosalux Gallery does not provide insurance for any piece during the Open Door show though great care will be taken in handling your work. Rosalux Gallery recommends the work be insured during shipping, as the artist bears the full responsibility for loss and damage to art while in transit. Rosalux Gallery retains the right to decide which work is included in exhibition.
                                         
IMAGE USE
By entering the competition, selected artists grant Rosalux Gallery rights to use the selected image(s) on printed materials and the gallery web site for promotional purposes only.         
        
NOTIFICATION
Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than January 11th, 2012.

CONTACT
Any questions, email rosaluxopendoor@gmail.com
See our website at http://rosaluxgallery.com/

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