Friday, October 19, 2012

The Art of Giving - Call for Art

The Art of Giving
Entry Deadline: November 17th, 2012
This is a benefit show, where the proceeds from the galleries commission sales will go to help local shelters and food banks, as well as the Toys-For-Tots organization. If an artist wishes to include more of their sales to the benefit, please indicate so on your entry.
All artists are invited to enter original artworks in any media for exhibition which will be on view at the Arlington Arts Gallery, from December 3rd through December 31st, 2012.
Special Benefit Reception Featuring Toys-For-Tots: Saturday, December 15th at 5:00pm to 8:00pm
EligibilityThis exhibition is open to all artists in any medium. Only two image submissions are allowed per entry, but there is NO limit on entries.
SpecificationsAll 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.
DeadlineAll entries must be received online by Midnight, November 17th, 2012. Acceptance notification will be sent by Tuesday, November 20th. Artwork must be delivered to the gallery by November 29th. 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 FeesYour 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, November 17th, 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 SubmissionImages 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 ToPlease send your submission with your PayPal confirmation number to the juror at
Artwork DeliveryArtwork accepted for the show 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 January 3rd.
Hand DeliveryDeliver accepted artwork by Thursday, November 29th during normal business hours between Monday to Friday 11am to 6pm, and Saturday 11am to 5pm.
Shipping Your Accepted ArtworkAccepted artwork may be shipped to Arlington Arts Gallery to arrive by no later than November 29th, 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. 
SalesArtwork 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 ReturnAll unsold artwork will be available for pick-up beginning Wednesday, January 3rd during normal business hours (Monday – Friday 11am – 6pm, Saturday 11am-5pm). Artwork should be picked-up during scheduled pick-up dates. Shipped artwork will be returned shipped by Arlington Arts Gallery by the week of January 7th.
WaiverDue 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.
Please make your payment with the link above. Then email all the items to

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