Call for Entries
"Through My Lens" Juried Show
May 3 – May 30
Opening Artists Reception
Saturday, May 10th
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Critique of Artwork
Call for photographic art! Because we have had many beautiful photographic entries to our shows, we dedicate the show "Through My Lens" to photography.
This time, the theme is not limited to any particular genre; we are looking for intriguing, technically sound captures or compositions that are matted and framed, ready to hang. Whether to add an explanation of the piece or not is up to the artist.
Submit: Photographs, 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.
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 $25 gift certificate for display fee in future show.
Rules for Submission
Deadline for Submissions: April 5th, 2014
Email Submissions with title of the show in subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submission Fee: None, display fee on acceptance.
Notification of Acceptance via email: April 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 April 11th, 2014
Upon acceptance you will be expected to pay a display fee* at the rate of $25 per painting or $60 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: April 28th – May 3rd
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: May 30th – June 4th
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 June 4th.
*Display fee is non-refundable.