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Call for Entries

On-Line Entry Process
The Call for Entries listed below is 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.

Deadline: July 29, 2015

Exhibition Title:   Imagine the Fantastic

Awards for both 2D & 3D Categories
Best of Show:  $600 / 2nd Place: $400 / 3rd Place: $300

Juror: Terryl Whitlatch
Terryl Whitlatch is a scientific and academically trained creature designer and concept artist. Combining in-depth knowledge of zoology and animal anatomy with her incredible illustration skills, Terryl is celebrated as one of the top creature designers in the world.

Terryl has worked with many studios, including Lucasfilm, Industrial Light and Magic, and Walt Disney Feature Animation, on such films as Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, Brother Bear, Jumanji 1 & 2, Men in Black and The Polar Express. She is currently based out of Northern California.

Eligibility: Entry is open to all artists residing in the United States. The Gallery seeks artists working in the genre of Fantastic Art – think of the historic works of Hieronymus Bosch, Gustave Moreau, Laurent Delvaux, and Henry Fuseli, or contemporary artists Frank Frazetta, Diane Dillon, The Shiflett Brothers and Don Ivan Punchatz, to name a few of the industry-recognized Fantastic Artists.

Submission of original works in 2D and 3D forms presenting elements of Fantastic Art exploring mythical, mystical, or folkloric characters, subjects or events in mythology, fantasy, science fiction, the imaginary and the dream state. Works may be purposed for fine art, concept art, illustration, animation, graphic novel, comic book, game arts, and film. One of the goals for the exhibition is to present original artworks driving the creation or illustration of a secondary creative outcome, such as a figure in a video game, film or book illustration. 2D works may include but are not limited to: painting, illustration, printmaking, and computer generated art. 3D media includes but is not limited to: clay, bronze, wax, wood, metal, stone, and 3D printing. All aspects of work must be the artist’s original concept, design and creation. Wall mounted works may not exceed 50” width and 72” in height. 3D floor pieces may not exceed 5ft in any direction. Assembled works may not exceed 60lbs 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 17, 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.

Call for Entries General Guidelines

Exhibitions are open to 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.

Accepted Works
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 before 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 • •


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