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2015 Call for Artists
There are three (3) Call for Entries for the 2015-16 Exhibition Season whch may be completed through an on-line submission process. Each Call for Entries list specific eligibility guidelines and information, and all Calls have the same General Guidelines listed at the bottom of this page.
For an individual pdf file of each exhibition Call for Entries, click on the exhibition logo.
On-Line Entry Process
The three (3) On-Line Call for Entries listed below are submitted and processed on-line by clicking on the link: Smarter Entry
All on-line entries are viewed anonymously by the juror announced for each exhibition. Until the final artist selection is made, accepted artists’ names and contact information is held confidential by the Gallery Director administering the calls.
Please include the following information: materials, dimensions, weight of 3D works, and any additional work process or technique methods.
Images may be added, exchanged, or removed up until the very last day of the call deadline.
Payment of entry fees and submission of images for judging signifies the artist’s understanding and acceptance of all terms and conditions of the call for entry general guidelines and for the corresponding exhibition.
Fees are non-refundable unless the exhibition is cancelled by the Gallery.
Artists are not registered for the Call for Entry until fees are paid.
Exhibition Title: Visions In Clay
Gallery Awards: Best of Show: $800 / 2nd Place: $500 / 3rd Place: $300
San Joaquin Potters Guild Founders Award ~ $300
All awards will be selected by the exhibition juror.
Juror: Lisa Reinertson ~ Public Sculptor and Ceramic Artist
Eligibility: Entry is open to all artists residing in the United States. Ceramic works of any thematic and stylistic presentation will be accepted for entry. Clay must be the primary medium, and works may be functional or sculptural. Assembled works may not exceed 4ft. in any direction, and 50lbs in weight.
Gallery Exhibition: August 20 – September 17, 2015
On-Line Exhibition: August 2015 – June 2016
Opening Reception: August 27th ~ 5-7pm
Entry Submission Dates: March 20 – June 15, 2015
Selection Announcement: July 13, 2015
Artwork Received at the Gallery: July 20 - August 3, 2015
Entry Fee: $30 for 3 work entries, $5 each additional work entry for a total of 6 entries. Unlimited alternate view images of 3D entries are $5 each.
Deadline: July 15, 2015
Exhibition Title: Public Art and Community Engagement
An Exhibition of Public Art Maquettes
Gallery Awards for both 2D & 3D Categories
Best of Show: $600 / 2nd Place: $400 / 3rd Place: $300
Juror: Jack Becker ~ Founder and Executive Director, Forecast Public Art
Eligibility: Entry is open to all artists residing in the United States. Artists working in the field of public art are asked to present original 2D or 3D Public Art Maquettes for proposed or implemented public art projects in contemporary sculpture, environments, or mural projects. Projects that are site specific works, consider the concepts of placemaking and community/cultural identity, and/or provide for community engagement in one or more areas of the process or end product are of most interest. Exhibition pieces that are wall mounted works, 2D and 3D, may not exceed 52” width and 72” in height. 3D floor pieces may not exceed 5ft in any direction. Assembled works may not exceed 50lbs in weight.
Gallery Exhibition: October 8 – November 5, 2015
On-Line Exhibition: September 2015 – June 2016
Opening Reception: October 8th ~ 5-7pm
Selection Announcement: August 10, 2015
Artwork Received at the Gallery: September 18-24, 2015
Entry Fee: $30 for 3 work entries, $5 each additional work entry for a total of 6 entries. Unlimited alternate view images of 3D entries, $5 each.
Exhibition Title: 2015 Photography Exhibition - TBA
Deadline: August 24, 2015
Awards: Best of Show: $600 / 2nd Place: $400 / 3rd Place: $300
Eligibility: Entry is open to all artists residing in the United States. The Gallery seeks photographers working in the area of documentary, non-fiction photography. All photographic images must be the original work of the photographer entering the competition. Digital enhancements should be noted in the materials section. This is a blind jury, and the artist's name may not be presented in any format. Framed photographs may not exceed 48" width and 60" in height.
Gallery Exhibition: November 19 – December 11, 2015
On-Line Exhibition: November 2015 – June 2016
Opening Reception: November 19th ~ 5-7pm
Selection Announcement: September 28, 2015
Artwork Received at the Gallery: November 6 - 11, 2015
Entry Fee: $30 for 3 work entries. An additional 3 work entries may be purchased for $5 per image.
General Guidelines for all On-Line Call for Entries
Exhibitions are open to all artists residing in the United States.
The Gallery reserves the right to reject works from exhibitions, including works that are deemed extraordinarily fragile, unstable, or potentially harmful to the work or the viewer.
See each individual Call for Entries listing for art specific eligibility guidelines.
Art must be properly presented and prepared for display. Wall pieces must include all hardware and be ready to hang. Necessary assembly and mounting instructions and materials must be included with accepted works.
Accepted artwork that differs significantly from the submitted image will be disqualified.
No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition.
Upon selection, artists will provide the Gallery with a bio, artist statement and the sale price, title, materials, and dimensions for selected work.
The Gallery reserves the right to photograph and use submitted image of any accepted artwork in all publicity for the current show and future exhibitions, educational and Gallery promotional materials. Artist will be credited, as well as any photo credit for the reproduction of images.
Artists are responsible for all shipping and transit insurance costs to and from the Gallery. The Gallery does not insure works in transit.
Prepaid return shipping LABELS (NOT shipping request forms using account #s) must be submitted either with the work or on-line on the last day of the exhibition. Works without a prepaid return shipping label will not be returned.
Shipping packaging and artwork must be clearly marked to identify the artist, and packaging must be re-usable for the return shipping, and include re-packing and installation instructions as necessary.
Every reasonable precaution will be taken with the handling of Artwork. All Artwork to be shown at the LH Horton Jr Gallery will be insured against fire, theft, and other hazards at the LH Horton Jr Gallery while in the possession of the Gallery, from the time of receipt through the time of setup and Exhibition. San Joaquin Delta College and the LH Horton Jr Gallery cannot be held responsible for damages to Artwork during shipping, and therefore insurance will not cover Artwork in transit. Artwork damaged while in possession of the Gallery will be evaluated for reparability. If Artwork is deemed repairable, insurance claims will be based on the cost to repair Artwork in addition to documented value. If Artwork is deemed non-reparable, insurance claims will be based on the documented value of Artwork. Documented value of Artwork is based on prior recorded sale price of similar Artwork.
Sale of Artwork
All accepted works must be for sale during the show, with the exception of installation works as approved by the Gallery Director. The Gallery is responsible for all sales, and will retain a 20% commission from the sale of artwork.
For Further Information Contact: Jan Marlese, Gallery Director
209-954-5507 • email@example.com • http://gallery.deltacollege.edu
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