Thursday, March 04, 2010

Seeing Red: Deadline 22 March 2010

Art Saint Louis is current accepting submissions for our "Seeing Red" exhibition. Deadline for entries: March 22, 2010.

Works submitted for this juried exhibition should focus on the color red and/or address the theme of "Seeing Red" (i.e. annoyance, anger, and related issues of heated emotions, controlling anger, etc.). Open to all interpretations.

Art Saint Louis main gallery in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Exhibition dates: May 10-June 24, 2010.

Open to artists 21 years of age and older living in the St. Louis, Missouri region or surrounding 200-mile radius. Chicago, IL and Kansas City, MO are not eligible.

Artists may submit up to 2 original artworks in all styles & all media*, (*NO ceiling installed work or works that rely on use of Internet for display). Work must be completed in the last two years (2008-2010). Size limits: artwork must fit through standard sized double doors. Final installation size not to exceed 10' high and/or 15' wide.

St. Louis-based artist Philip Hitchcock, sculptor, owner, phd Gallery, St. Louis, MO, and artist Janice Nesser, Assistant Professor of Art, St Louis Community College, Florissant Valley.

Judging is done by jpegs on CD only. No slides, e-mailed images, photos, DVD, or video. Limit 2 artworks. Jpegs on ONE (1) CD that MUST be readable by both Mac & PC. Jpegs must be RGB Color and minimum 800x800 pixels and not to exceed 1600 pixels on the longest dimension. 300 dpi is preferred. Title each jpeg file to correspond to entry form using the following format: yourlastname.image1.jpg (i.e. smith.image1.jpg). Do NOT add an extra .jpg extension to the image title. Include separate printed reference sheet with color or b/w thumbnail prints showing each artwork on the CD. Label CD with artist's full name and place CD in protective case for mailing. Submissions that do not comply with rules of entry will not be presented to the juror. Only entries postmarked or hand-delivered by March 22, 2010 will be considered. Works selected for exhibition that are not accurately depicted by jpegs may be removed from the exhibit at Director's discretion.

Art Saint Louis provides insurance at 50% of retail on all exhibited works. Artist responsible for work in transit to & from ASL.

All work selected for exhibition must be ready to install. 2-d work must be framed (or approved alternative) and equipped with hanging wire stretched across back of artwork. Paintings may be gallery-wrapped or strip-framed. NO sawtooth hangers or clip frames. 3-d, oversized or installation works must be installed by artist under direction of ASL Gallery Director. Specific installation requirements must be resolved in advance with directions/devices provided by artist. Art Saint Louis reserves the right to install accepted works in a manner deemed necessary for a well-designed exhibition or for security purposes.

Five non-cash Awards of Excellence will be selected by the jurors for this exhibit. Award recipients will be eligible for our curated "Honor Awards 2011" exhibit (March-April).

At the conclusion of the Art Saint Louis Gallery presentation of Seeing Red, portions of the exhibit will be selected to travel to two St. Louis area locations July-August 2010: Third Degree Glass Factory, St. Louis, MO, and St. Louis County Library,, Sachs Branch Chesterfield, MO, through Chesterfield Arts. Only artists whose works are juried into the ASL Gallery presentation will be eligible to have their work curated for travel. Please note on your entry form, if selected for this show, whether or not you would like to have your work considered for travel. Delivery of artwork to/from all locations is artist's responsibility.

Entry fee is non-refundable. $20/current Art Saint Louis members; $30/non-members; $5 reduced entry fee with new $50 Artist level membership (membership forms available on our website). Payable to Art Saint Louis. Submit fee with entry form, CD, image reference sheet, & SASE for return of CD.

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Art Saint Louis reserves the right to photograph all exhibited works for website, educational and publicity purposes.

Artworks are to be hand-delivered by artist or representative to Art Saint Louis on April 23-24, 2010, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and picked-up at the conclusion of the show, June 25-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibited artworks may not be removed from ASL prior to 10 a.m. June 25. ALL works must be removed from Gallery by 4 p.m. June 26.

For more information, contact:
Robin Hirsch, Associate Director & Gallery Director
Art Saint Louis
555 Washington Avenue, #150
St. Louis, MO 63101-1239
314/241-4810, 2#


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