GALAUDET GALLERY CALL FOR ENTRY:

 

Modern Light: Art Jewelry and Fine Art Craft Exhibit

 

November 4, 2016—January 5, 2017

 

Deadline to enter October 22, 2016

 

Artists Notified by October 25, 2016

 

Modern Light: Art Jewelry and Fine Art Craft is a juried art exhibit seeking jewelry artists and makers and fine art craftspeople who see their work as art.  It is encouraged to submit wearable and useable art pieces.    There is no maximum of artworks that may be submitted.  A sliding entry fee is used for more entries. 

 

Exhibition Theme:   Art Jewelry and Fine Art Crafts.  Drawing inspiration from the Arts and Crafts Movements of the turn of the early 20th Century for their next art exhibit, Galaudet Gallery seeks to reconnect artists and audiences through quality made jewelry and fine art crafts that are functional with a twist of art within.  Objects that resonate their utility and their sculptural beauty will be considered as the fine art jewelry and fine art crafts we seek. All accepted pieces will be displayed in our stunning Victorian gallery and will be featured in our Modern Light: Art Jewelry and Fine Art Craft in the 21st Century art exhibit catalog.  

 

See past catalogs:  https://issuu.com/galaudetgalleryllc

Media: Any media is viable as long as it is made into a wearable and/or useable work of art.  Our art collectors and customers have unique senses of style and quality so well finished and quality materials are a must.  Feel free to contact the gallery at galaudetgallery@gmail.com with any questions.

 

Eligibility:  This international exhibition is open to any artist 18 years of age or older.  

 

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Artist’s Name, Address, Email, Phone #

  • Brief artist statement (200 or less words)

  • Up to 10 pieces can be entered All entries must be submitted by October 22, 2016 to be considered for this exhibit. 

  • 1-3 images for each entry: at least 1 of entire piece

  • Artwork entry description

    • Title

    • Medium

    • Dimensions (LxW or LxWxH)

    • Year Created

    • Retail Price (in dollars)

    • For Sale in Exhibit? (yes or no)

    • Artwork Narrative (200 or less words)

    • Explanation for how you display your work

 

Any questions? Contact us at (715) 513-9994 or galaudetgallery@gmail.com

Please visit  http://galaudetgallery.wix.com/ggllc for more information.

 

Timeline

October 22, 2016 - Deadline for entries to be received:  Images, narratives & payment

Week of October 25, 2016 - Announcement of accepted works via email and press releases

November1, 2016 - deadline to deliver work to the gallery

November 4, 2016 – Exhibition opens

November 4, 2016—Exhibition opening party

January 5, 2017 - last day of exhibition

Week of January 5,  2017 - work returned to artists

 

Delivery or Shipping

In-person delivery by appointment

Shipped art must be received between before October 30, 2016, and be shipped at the artist’s expense.

Return shipping labels, including insurance and carrier pick-up fees, must be shipped with art.

No Styrofoam “peanuts” please – reusable wrapping materials, carton(s) or crate(s) are accepted.  Further details will be sent if your work is accepted.

 

Images:  Please send gallery quality images without background clutter or text.  DO NOT send composite images or images with embedded text.  If your work is accepted for exhibition, the images you enter as well as the text you provide will be used for print & digital publicity.  Please ensure that the orientation of the images are the orientation of the piece since these images will be consulted when installation of the exhibit commences.  If the images provided are not quality then the artist might be contacted to provide better images.  Each submission may consist of 1 to 3 images. You may submit up to 3 submissions.  

 

Image File Requirements: A maximum of 3 images per submission will be accepted. JPEGs should uploaded at 300dpi, file size not to exceed 2MB, with a maximum dimension of 1500 pixels on the longest side PDF pages will be accepted with either a separate PDF per image or one PDF containing all three images with each image on a separate page.  Name your file: ArtistName_Title

 

Display cards/Catalog/Publicity:  Participating artists will be given a proof sheet of wall cards, publicity and catalog entries which will also constitute the deadline for changing any information including artwork title, price and narrative

 

Jurors:

Jules Hefe, International Art Dealer and Collector 

Michael Milewski, Fine Art Curator Galaudet Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

Exhibition Theme:  Fine Art Jewelry and Fine Art Crafts.  Drawing inspiration from the Arts and Crafts Movements of the turn of the early 20th Century for their next art exhibit, Galaudet Gallery seeks to reconnect artists and audiences through quality made jewelry and fine art crafts that are functional with a twist of art within.  Objects that resonate their utility and their sculptural beauty will be considered as the fine art jewelry and fine art crafts we seek. All accepted pieces will be displayed in our stunning Victorian gallery and will be featured in our Modern Light: Jewelry and Fine Craft art exhibit catalog.

 

Sales:  It is expected that all work exhibited be for sale. Sales will be encouraged. Galaudet Gallery retains 40% on all sales. The prices you submit during the entry process are the retail prices the gallery will adhere to throughout the duration of the exhibition.

 

Catalogs:  There will be a print and online color catalog in conjunction with the exhibition. Print catalogs will be for sale. The online catalog will remain online during and after the exhibition. Visit https://issuu.com/galaudetgalleryllc to see previous catalogs from Galaudet Gallery

 

Accepted Entries:  Works must be delivered ready for installation/display. Gallery reserves the right not to exhibit any work not accurately represented by the digital entry, arrives damaged, is not prepared for exhibition or any other conditions that may impair quality display.  Once accepted for the exhibition, Galaudet Gallery welcomes any written instructions on ideal display, but the gallery cannot guarantee any particular placement or exposure. Advertisements in local, regional and national placements; press releases about call, opening, events and closing; catalog of exhibition will be available online and for sale will be used.

 

Conditions:  Roundtrip shipping and insurance is the responsibility of the artist. Galaudet Gallery retains a 40% commission on works sold through the gallery.

 

Instructions:  All wall pieces must be display ready. Plexiglas is best for works that will be shipped instead of glass; any broken glass due to shipping will not be replaced by gallery.  Artists are responsible for shipping or conveying their own work to and from the exhibit.

 

Agreements:   On acceptance to the exhibition, a consignment agreement, insurance agreement and delivery guidelines will be sent to each participating artist, along with any additional information or changes. Galaudet Gallery is insured and is responsible for the safekeeping of consigned property with certain limitations. However, it is recommended that artists provide insurance for their works outside of their studio. Note the following caveats: Artworks valued up to $1000 are insured against loss/damage (other than that resulting from normal exhibition wear and tear or flaws inherent in the artwork). Artworks valued over $1000 require the artist sign an additional waiver of insurance liability prior to display. Gallery is not responsible for damages resulting from flaws inherent in the artwork. Gallery is not responsible for damages resulting from earthquakes, flood or other such natural disasters. It is expected that submitting artists are not violating any stated or implied relationship with another gallery or dealer by submitting work for this exhibition and that the artist/creator of the work is not in violation of any copyright laws.  Submission of entry constitutes agreement to all conditions in this prospectus. The artist agrees that images of selected artwork and the submitted text can be used by the gallery for promotions and publications.

 

Contact galaudetgallery@gmail.com with any questions.