CALL FOR ENTRY
The Art Center is hosting a juried group exhibition from August 9 - September 6, 2019. All works considered should be mixed media and contain an element of something unexpected.
unexpected[ uhn-ik-spek-tid ]
not expected; unforeseen; surprising
ELIGIBILITY: All media will be accepted. International entries are welcomed. Work must be framed or gallery wrapped and ready to hang or stand on a pedestal. Frame rental is available on request. Shipped work must be safely packed and a return label must be included. Insurance is recommended as The Art Center is not responsible for any damage in transit. Please review the deadlines below.
JUROR: Danielle Festa is a mixed media oil painter that combines textiles with realistic portraiture. After graduating with a BFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2007, she spent a decade working out of a collaborative studio space in Somerville, MA. Festa has curated several exhibitions in the Boston Area including “State of Being” in 2014 and “Interdisciplinary” in 2016. After moving to Dover, NH in 2016, Festa established her studio in the Washington Street Mills and became the Director of the Dover Art Walk in March of 2017.
Guidelines: Digital images should 1000 pixels on the longest side saved in JPEG format at 72 ppi. Each image should be labeled with your name, followed by sequential numbers, i.e. FirstName_LastName1.jpg. The number should correspond with the number on the application form. No spaces in the title. Please do not watermark your images.
Fill out our online application below, and make payment with Paypal. You will receive an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment. You can also fill and submit the online application, print out your confirmation email, and mail it with a check for your fees to the address below.
Entry Fee: $25 for 5 images. Submission fees are not refundable.
Depending on the dimensions of the selected images, between 35 and 50 images will be selected for display in the gallery.
Submissions Due – July 19, 2019
Notifications Made – July 23, 2019
Delivery of Work – Shipped or hand delivered no later than August 5, 2019
Show Opens – August 9, 2019
Opening Reception – August 10, 2019 from 6-8 PM
Show Closing During Dover Art Walk – September 6, 2019 from 4-8 PM
Work Pickup – September 7-10, 2019
PRINTING/MATTING/FRAMING: Information: The gallery offers printing, matting and framing services. If sending framed work, please use mats and frames that compliment your work and are appropriate in a gallery setting. Colored mats are discouraged. All images should be ready to hang with wires. Frame rental is available on request. If you have any questions regarding appropriate presentation please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jurors Award – $100.00
People's Choice Award – $50.00 gift certificate to The Art Center*
*Can be used for framing, future exhibition fees, artwork, space rental or workshops
SALES: The Art Center will retain a 30% commission on any work sold during the exhibition.
USE RIGHTS: Artists retain full rights to their own images. The gallery may use the artist’s images for publicity purposes as well as in the exhibition catalogue. Please provide a high-res verison once selected for publicity purposes.
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EMAIL SUBMISSION | Email image files and submission form to firstname.lastname@example.org. The gallery will send an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment.
SNAIL MAIL SUBMISSION | CD’s and submission form should be mailed to:
The Art Center
1 Washington Street Suite 1177
Dover NH 03820
The gallery will send an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment.