Call for Artists opportunity - 6th Annual Summer Juried Show, Sylvia White Gallery
Sylvia White Gallery will host 6th Annual Summer Juried Show
Contemporary Artists’ Services
1783 E Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
DEADLINE June 30, 2013 Midnight
JURORS AND PRIZES
Sylvia White will jury this exhibition. In addition to the group show August 7-September 14, three artists will be invited to have concurrent solo exhibitions at the Sylvia White Gallery in July 2014. You can check out our exhibition schedule and past winners HERE
Application period opens APRIL 1
Deadline for receiving applications: JUNE 30, Midnight CMT
Exhibition Dates: AUGUST 7-SEPTEMBER 14. 2013
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 10, 3-5pm
Open to all US/International resident artists at least 18 years of age.
Eligible entries include paintings, mixed media, works on paper, photography, sculpture, installation art, digital media, video and performance. There are no size restrictions, site specific installations are encouraged.
This year we are only accepting applications through the CaFÉ™ online application system. http://www.artadvice.com/blog/swgallery-2/artist-submissions/ to view the call. CaFÉ™ is a project of the Western States Arts Federation, a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to the creative advancement and preservation of the arts. Applications will not be accepted by any other delivery method. (You will thank me later) Internet access and a working email address are required in order to apply. If you are a first time user, please allow at least 24 hours to set up your free CaFE account and familiarize yourself with the system. We have created an easy to follow step by step guide HERE.
Once you have registered at CaFÉ™, you can work on an application in multiple sessions, saving as you go, until it is completed and ready to submit. You can apply at any time up until the deadline; however, applications must be successfully received by 11:59 pm Central Mountain Time on June 30, 2013. Applications that are incomplete, or not received by the deadline, will be excluded from consideration. We recommended applying well in advance in order to avoid technical problems. All artists should be members of CaFE. It is an extremely effective tool for researching and applying for juried shows and exhibition opportunities. It takes the hassle out of the process, and after you have set up your account, you will be able to apply for shows with just a few clicks. PLEASE take the time to do this if you have not already done so. CallForEntry.org provides detailed instructions and tutorials on How to Apply, Image Prep, and a Help/FAQ that will answer most questions. CaFÉ™ Tech Support staff is available via email to respond to technical questions or problems.
Submission of Work: The entry fee of $35 includes review of 3 images. More images may be submitted, at your discretion. $5 each additional image, no maximum. Optional Website review/critique: Add $50 All artists may request 15 minute telephone consultation that will be scheduled after the jury process is completed. This is particularly helpful to artists who are not invited to participate, but all artists will benefit from candid feedback about their application. Good luck!
Accepted work must be received July 24-27. For deliveries, please note the gallery is open Wednesday-Saturday, 11-5
All work must be picked up work Saturday, September 14 by 5pm. Shipped work will be sent the following week.
Accepted work may be refused if it does not conform to the image entry, at the Juror’s discretion. No substitutions of accepted works will be allowed. All accepted work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibit. All selected work must be available for sale.
Artists will be responsible for delivery and return shipping of all their artwork.
Unless otherwise specified, accepted works will be considered for sale at the price indicated and 30% of the selling price will be retained by Sylvia White Gallery. A purchaser may not remove work until the end of the exhibition.
Great care will be taken with all work, but artists are responsible for insuring their own pieces if they wish. Sylvia White Gallery will not be responsible for any loss or damage to work while on the premises or in transit to or from the gallery. Artists are advised to get their own insurance.
DELIVERY & RETURN
All work must be suitably framed, wired and ready for hanging, or installation. Graphics, prints, watercolors and pastels must be framed under plexiglas. NO GLASS.
Shipped work must be packaged in a reusable container. NO STYROFOAM PEANUTS. Please note if you take your work to a mailing center for packaging, they ALWAYS use styrofoam peanuts. You must specifically ask them to pack your work with bubble wrap instead. We will return work unopened if it is sent with peanuts. A prepaid waybill for its return must be enclosed. Please make shipping arrangements through the U.S. Postal Service, DHL, FedEx, or UPS. COD returns are not acceptable. The gallery accepts no responsibility for work not retrieved on the pick-up date.