Monday, June 21, 2010

Call for Work: Deadline 16 July 2010

Entry form now available for "Room With A View," our next juried exhibit.

Artworks submitted for this juried exhibition should explore the subject of interiors and exteriors, both physical and emotional. Open to all styles & interpretations of theme.

Only entries postmarked or hand-delivered by July 16, 2010 will be considered.

Art Saint Louis main gallery in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Exhibition dates: September 13-October 21, 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 artists Julie Campbell, owner, Three Sinks Gallery, Webster Groves, MO, and Adam Watkins, instructor, East Central College, Union, MO.

Judging is done by jpegs on CD only. No slides, e-mailed images, or photos. DVD or video only for film & performance. Limit 2 artworks. Limit 2 jpegs per artwork: 1 full view & either 1 detail or alternate view. Jpegs on ONE (1) CD that MUST be readable by both Mac & PC. Jpegs must be RGB Color, minimum 800 pixels. On entry form, for each artwork, list the artwork title, media, date (year completed), dimensions (final framed size, please), sale price (or, if NFS, then insurance value, which is 50% retail value) on the entry form. Title each jpeg file to correspond to image 1 or image 2 on the entry form using the following format: yourlastname.image1.jpg (i.e. smith.image1.jpg). Do NOT add an extra .jpg extension to image jpeg 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 in protective case for mailing. Submissions that do not comply with rules of entry will not be presented to the jurors. Only entries postmarked or hand-delivered by July 16, 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.

Artworks are insured at 50% of retail value during exhibit. Artist responsible for work in transit to & from ASL. All sales are through Art Saint Louis with 30% donation on work sold to ASL and 70% to artist. Artist responsible for delivery of sold work to buyer.

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. Artists with video or film are required to provide all equipment necessary to present the artwork. Specific installation requirements for any artwork 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 "Honor Awards 2011" exhibit (April-May 2011), curated by Marilu Knode, Executive Director, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO.

Required for entry. Download a PDF of the entry form here.

Entry fee is non-refundable. $20/current Art Saint Louis members; $30/non-members; $5 reduced entry fee with new $50 Artist or $30 Student 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). Entry fee can be paid online via PayPal through our website.

The deadline for submitting entries for this exhibit is July 16, 2010. This is a postmark deadline. We will only accept hand-delivered entries until 5 p.m. July 16 or any time before then during our Gallery hours: M-F 10-5, Sat. 10-4. Closed Sundays. Closed June 27-July 11. We suggest that you get your entry in the mail before the postmark deadline. We cannot accept any hand-delivered entries after 5 p.m July 16. Postmarked entries with the July 16 date but not received by Art Saint Louis by July 20 will be returned to artists unprocessed.

All exhibiting artists are required to volunteer a minimum of 4 hours (per artwork selected) of time and/or work to the production of this exhibit; or artists may buy-out their volunteer time at $5/hour.

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

Artworks juried into exhibition are to be hand-delivered by artist or representative to Art Saint Louis on August 27-28, 2010, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and picked-up at the conclusion of the show, October 22-23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibited artworks may not be removed from ASL prior to 10 a.m. October 22. ALL works must be removed from Gallery by 4 p.m. October 23, 2010.

For more information on this exhibit or other Art Saint Louis exhibits & programs, contact Robin Hirsch, Associate Director & Gallery Director:

Entry postmarked or hand-delivered* to Art Saint Louis during Gallery hours**: by July 16, 2010
*NO hand-delivered entries accepted after 5 p.m. July 16. Gallery is closed June 27-July 11--no hand-delivered entries on those dates. Regular Gallery hours are M-F 10-5 & Sat. 10-4. Closed Sundays.

Jury notification e-mailed to all entering artists: by July 23, 2010

Accepted works delivered to Art Saint Louis: August 27-28, 2010, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Install exhibit: August 30-September 3 and September 6-7, 2010, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Opening Reception: Saturday, September 18, 2010, 6-8 p.m. FREE

"Room With A View" Exhibition Dates: September 13-October 21, 2010

Art Saint Louis **Gallery hours: M-F 10-5 & Sat. 10-4. Closed Sundays & holidays.

Pick-up exhibited works: October 22-23, 2010, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

555 Washington Avenue, #150
St. Louis, Missouri 63101-1239


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