Colourful Contemporary Art

I am a professional artist and art teacher.
I paint the tenacious bits of wild that defy human activity in a manner inspired by
my fascination with fossils and designed to make the viewer look deeper.
Studio visits by luck or by appointment are welcome.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Call for Artist's 1-2-3 foot squares show

Art Emporium Port Stanley is hosting their 2014 Juried 1, 2, or 3 Square Foot Show.  The show will run from Saturday, October 18, 2014 to Sunday, November 16, 2014.  An Opening Reception will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The remainder of the show will be open for the public during regular Art Emporium hours of operation.  Wall hung Art and 3D Art will be accepted. Ribbons will be awarded as 3 Honourable Mentions, 2 Judges Choice and 1 Best in Show. There will be a cash prize of $100 to the Best in Show winner.  Juror: Cathy Groulx
Criteria:
  • Art Emporium Members will be granted maximum submission without charge as part of their membership, with a 15% commission on all sales.
  • Non-members will pay the following entry fees, and 35% commission will be taken on all sales.
  • Each Artist will have a maximum submission totalling the entry fee of $30 in any combination. 
Prices for entry are as follows:
    • 1-foot square (12”x12”) $10   
    • 2-foot square (24”x24”) $20
    • 3-foot square (36”x36”) $30
(e.g. One 1-foot piece ($10) and one 2 foot piece ($20) = $30). One 3-foot piece = $30.
  • 3D art sizes will be determined by their greatest dimension in any one direction, excluding circumference. Pieces 12” or under in any dimension will be counted as one $10 entry, pieces over 12” and up to and including 24” will be counted as a $20 entry, pieces over 24” up to an including 36” in any dimension will be counted as a $30 entry. No pieces over 36” in any one dimension will be accepted.
  • The Art Emporium asks all artists to price their work no less than the minimum prices set out below. Feel free to price your work higher, but we ask that you abide by the minimum prices specified.
    • 12” x 12” minimum price $100 minimum
    • 24” x 24” minimum price $200 minimum
    • 36” x 36” minimum price $300 minimum
  • Wall hung art submissions must be in the format of 1-foot square (12”x12”), 2-foot square (24”x24”) or 3-foot square (36”x36”) to be accepted.
  • Posters, Hard Copy Invitations (limited) and E-vites will be provided to each submitting Artist for distribution.
  • Artists are requested to provide a one sided 8.5” x 11” biography for the Biography Book that will be on display in the Gallery during the show.
  • All entries will be accepted between Saturday, October 4, 2014 and Monday, October 14, 2014.
  • The Art Emporium will jury all artwork upon submission. All unaccepted work must be picked up no later than 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 17, 2014.
  • The Art Emporium will collect HST on all sales and submit on your behalf. 
  • All wall-hung work must be strung gallery style and wired securely for hanging.  Saw-tooth, or any other means of hanging material will not be accepted. Jagged or sharp edges on framed work will not be accepted.
  • All 3D work will have shelving provided by the Art Emporium.  If the piece requires a special display, the display is the artist’s responsibility to provide for the Art Emporium’s use for the duration of the show.  All special displays must have the Art Emporium’s approval prior to the show.
  • All unsold artwork must be picked up as early as Monday, November 17, 2014 and no later than Sunday, November 23, 2014 during Art Emporiums regular business hours. (Thurs-Mon 11am-5pm)
Art Emporium will take reasonable care with submitted artwork; however we cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss.

Submission Form and Artwork Labels:

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