"Delicate" Juried Show - ...

Call for Entries

"Delicate" Juried Show
February 4 – February 28

Opening Artists Reception
Awards Ceremony
Saturday, February 8th
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Critique of Artwork
Juror: Barry Marks

Butterfly wings or petals in gentle wind; first warm raindrops caressing your face on early spring day; pleasantly subtle taste or color or sound of music; a glance from a person of soft fragile beauty; a lover's touch, difficult situation handled tactfully or appreciation of life that can so easily be torn and damaged – how can I express “Delicate”?

Submit: Your art in any medium, painting, sculpture, ceramic, jewelry, fabric, video, installation...
Images must be in jpg format (max. 10mb 4000 pixels longest side) & include title_dimensions.

Submit: A writing piece (50 words or less) optional

Submit: A short one sentence description of each piece.

Juror: Barry Marks – Photography & Electronic Graphics
Barry graduated from the University of Illinois, Champaign - Urbana with a Bachelor of Art in Graphic Design.

Fine art photography for fifty years. Exhibiting at Kranert Art Museum, Sterch’s, Air Gallery, Ravenswood Art Walk, Gallery 7, and Brookfield Art Festival.
In a more commercial vein, Barry has worked as production artist to producer to electronic graphics specialist, Barry has been working in the industrial audio/visual field for over thirty years. It was twenty five years ago that he started working with computers and various graphics applications for both slides and video. He has worked on numerous shows through the years for clients such as Sears Robuck and Co., Molex, Dupont, IBM, Kellogg's, Rotary International, Visa International, AT&T, Walgreens, McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Baxter Hospital Supply, Siemen's Electronics, Keebler, Kraft Foods, Sara-Lee and Arthur Anderson & Co.

First Prize $50 and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Second Prize $25 gift certificate usable in the gallery and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Special Mention $10 gift certificate usable in the gallery and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Gallery Pick $20 gift certificate for display fee in future show.

Rules for Submission

Eligibility: International

Deadline for Submissions: January 3rd, 2014

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

Submission Fee: None, display fee on acceptance.

Notification of Acceptance via email: January 7th, 2014
Size of Artwork: Artwork size may not exceed 36” x 36" x 18" for each piece.
Contact us for any oversized artwork submissions.

Display Fee*: Due by January 11th, 2014
Upon acceptance you will be expected to pay a display fee* at the rate of $20 per painting or $50 for 3 paintings. Contact gallery for pricing on over-sized pieces.
You will receive invites, webpage, inclusion in press releases & a page in our art book (available for purchase).
You will pay 30% on your sales as commission to the gallery.

Drop Off/Receipt of Work: January 27th – February 1st
You are responsible for dropping off your artwork, ready for hanging (wired). If you are outside of Chicago, you are responsible for shipping, insuring the package, requesting a delivery signature and for a reusable package plus a return shipping label. Please package fragile items properly in oversize boxes to prevent damage by shipping carriers. We will refuse delivery of items damaged by the carrier.

Pick up/Return Shipping Date: March 1st – March 7th
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 March 7th.

*Display fee is non-refundable.
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