”Express”
Description

Call for Entries

”Express” Juried Show
June 11th – July 6th

Artists Reception & Awards Ceremony
Saturday, June 15, 2013
5:30pm - 9:00pm

Expressing what is inside and exposing it for the world is as though you have written down the inheritance of your emotions to your viewers…
Through express we want you to share your cathartic journey of expression with us.

Submit: Your art in any medium, painting, sculpture, ceramic, jewelry, fabric, video, installation...
Images must be in jpg format & include title & dimensions.

Submit: A writing piece to tell your story about what the piece expresses about you. (max. 50 words)

Submit: A short one sentence description of each piece.

Juror:Gary Schirmer

Prizes
First Prize 50$ gift certificate usable in the gallery against next month's Display fee or Walk in classes and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Second Prize 25$ gift certificate usable in the gallery against next month's Display fee or classes and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Two Special Mentions 10$ gift certificate usable in the gallery against next month's Display fee or classes and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Rules for Submission

Eligibility
International

Deadline for Submissions
May 10, 2013

Email Submissions with title of the show in subject line to:
info@fireartstudiosandgallery.com

Submission Fee
None

Notification of Acceptance via email
May 17th, 2013

Size of Artwork
Artwork size may not exceed 36” x 36" x 18" for one, or 84" x 60" x 18" for three pieces.
Contact us for any oversized artwork submissions.

Display Fee
Due by May 24th, 2013
Upon acceptance you will be expected to pay a display fee at the rate of $20 per painting or $50 for 3 paintings, as we are a co-op gallery run by artists.
You will receive invites, webpage, and inclusion in press releases.
You will pay 20% on your sales as commission to the gallery.

Drop Off/Receipt of Work (for international applicants)
June 4th – June 8th
You are responsible for hanging your gallery ready work for display in the designated area before the show. If you are outside of Chicago, you are responsible for shipping, and for a reusable package plus the shipping fee for the return (any overage will be refunded in the event of a sale).

Pick up/Return Shipping Date
July 9th - July 13th
Artwork which is not picked up within 30 days becomes the property of the gallery.

Insurance
100% Insurance of your work on our premises at the fair value you declare. You are responsible for insuring artwork in transit. Artwork will not be insured after July 13th.

 

 

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