Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Call to Artists - ART BANK

Deadline: Friday, September 30th, 2011

The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities (DCCAH) is seeking to purchase two and three-dimensional works of art including, but not limited to, prints, drawings, mixed media compositions, paintings, photographs, ceramics, and moveable sculptures to be included in the Art Bank Collection. We also strongly encourage submissions by video artists and other technological innovators as we look to expand the Art Bank Collection to include more diverse and dynamic forms of contemporary art. Representational, conceptual, and abstract works will be equally considered.

This year, the Art Bank application process will be done entirely online. Please follow to find the Art Bank 2011 Call to Artists. In order to access the application, all applicants will first be prompted to create a SlideRoom account, at no cost. Once logged into their new account, each applicant artist will be allowed to submit up to ten labeled images to be considered for acquisition into the Art Bank. All artwork submitted must be available for purchase upon submission and must be created with archival materials. Work shall not exceed 96” in any direction or 100lbs in weight.

In addition to ten images of prospective artwork,
a completed online application will include:
• An artist statement
• A current CV or resume
• An image list of all works submitted, in the order of submission

This call is open to all artists who reside or maintain studio space in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. However, preference will be given to District residents.

FRIDAY | SEP 30 | 11:59PM
for submission

Tuesday, October 11: Preliminary selections made from image entries.
Week of October 17-21: Artists required to drop off artwork for viewing per notification.
Monday, October 24: Final selections made.
Monday, October 31: Artists required to pick up works that are not accepted.

For More Information, contact Zoma Wallace, Curator and Art Collections Manager
of DCCAH at or 202.724.5613

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