Friday, August 10, 2012

Art Extravaganza Call For Art

The Arlington Arts Gallery has asked me to jbe the Juror for the upcoming Art Extravaganza Art Show! Read below for all the details!

Arlington Arts Gallery is pleased to announce a Call for Artist to the upcoming
Art Extravaganza Juried Art Show.

Entry Deadline: September 1st, 2012

This show will highlight the exemplary skills and craft of the artists whom enter. We are looking for a wide range of styles and techniques.

All artists are invited to enter original artworks in any media for a juried awards exhibition which will be on view at the Arlington Arts Gallery, from September 15 through October 10, 2012.

Opening Reception: Saturday, September 15th at 5:00pm to 8:00pm

This exhibition is open to all artists in any medium. Only two image submissions are allowed per entry, but there is NO limit on entries.

All media eligible. All 2D work must be ready to hang with no saw tooth hangers. 2D pieces must not exceed 36" in any direction. 3D pieces may not exceed 18" in any direction.

All entries must be received online by Midnight, September 1, 2012. Acceptance notification will be sent by Tuesday, September 4th. Artwork must be delivered to the gallery by September 8. All work must remain on display for the duration of the exhibit. All accepted work MUST be labelled on back with title of exhibit, title of artwork, artist’s name, and price.

Entry Fees
Your entry fee entitles you to enter a total of two artworks. Click the “Entry Fee” below to pay online for your submission and complete your entry process. Applications will be accepted online until Midnight, September 1, 2012. The non-refundable entry fee is $25.

Additional entries must be accompanied with a separate PayPal confirmation number. If only one payment is sent for multiple entries, only the first entry sent will be accepted.

Image Submission
Images must be in JPEG files less than 2MB with the recommended longest pixel dimension between 1000 pixels (maximum). File names must be labeled as such: LastName_TitleOfWork.JPG

Images of accepted works may be used at the sole discretion of AAG for promotional purposes including but not limited to the invitation, web site or on a subsequent year's prospectus. Image will include attribution whenever possible.

Submit To
Please send your submission with your PayPal confirmation number to the juror at

Awards will be noted and presented at the opening reception.

Juror - Russ McIntosh
Multi award winning artist, Russ McIntosh, has spent over 15 years developing and honing his unique style of digital photography. In the past two years, he has emerged as a hard working and diligent artist. Going from relative obscurity to being featured in magazines and news outlets, his work has graced galleries prominently throughout the east coast as well as select exhibitions in the continental United States, including California and Louisiana. Russ also works hard at helping other emerging artists with his blog, as well as offering tips and advice to those artists just beginning to showcase their work.

Artwork Delivery
Artwork accepted for Art Extravaganza may be hand delivered or shipped to the gallery. Accepted art must remain on display for the entire duration of the exhibition and cannot be removed from gallery October 13th.

Hand Delivery
Deliver accepted artwork by Saturday, September 8 during normal business hours between Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 7pm.

Shipping Your Accepted Artwork
Accepted artwork may be shipped to Arlington Arts Gallery to arrive by no later than September 14, 2012. Artists are responsible for the cost of transporting their artwork to and from Arlington Arts Gallery.

Shipped art must include a FedEx or UPS prepaid return shipping label or Airbill. Shipping to P.O. Boxes is not permitted. Place the prepaid shipping label or Airbill in an envelope and attach it inside with your art. Arlington Arts Gallery will receive and return all shipped art. The Arlington Arts Gallery shipping address and contact information will be provided to all applicants whose artwork is accepted for the exhibition.

Use care when packing your art. Cushion frame on all sides with at least 4 inches of packing material and pack in a sturdy shipping carton. Popcorn (loose foam) is not an acceptable packing material as it will allow your photograph to shift during transit.

Please note: The Arlington Arts Gallery is not responsible for artwork damaged during shipment. 

Artwork exhibited may be available for purchase or listed as NFS (not for sale). Once stated, neither the price nor title of artwork may be changed. The Arlington Arts Gallery processes artwork sales and will retain a 35% commission on all artwork sold during the exhibition. Artists’ processed checks will be mailed. Artists should receive their checks within three weeks from the close of the exhibition.

Artwork Pick-up or Shipped Artwork Return 
All unsold artwork will be available for pick-up beginning Tuesday, October 11th during normal business hours (Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 7pm). Artwork should be picked-up during scheduled pick-up dates. Shipped artwork will be returned shipped by Arlington Arts Gallery by the week of October 22.

Due care will be taken with all artwork. However, the Arlington Arts Gallery will not be held responsible for loss or damage to exhibited and/or shipped artwork. Artists may wish to acquire insurance to cover loss and/or damage.


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