Saturday, June 23, 2012

Call for Work: Deadline 17 July 2012

St. Louis Artists' Guild
Call For Entries: Lay of the Land
juried by Jack Brumbaugh

Deadline: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, 2012; 6pm-9pm
Exhibition Dates: August 24-October 21, 2012

An all-media exhibition open to artists exploring natural or urban landscapes and/or outdoor environments. Diverse interpretations of this theme are encouraged. This is a national call for entries.

CD Submissions Due: Tuesday, July 17, 2012Three entries per artist may be submitted.

Hand-delivered CDs must be dropped off at the St. Louis Artists' Guild by 5:00pm on July 17. Mailed submissions must be post-marked on or before July 17, 2012.

Opening Reception: Friday, August 24, 2012, 6pm-9pm
Exhibition Dates: August 24-October 21, 2012

Click here for a link to a prospectus

Awards and Prizes
Cash prizes will be awarded by the juror.
* First Place: $300
* Second Place: $200
* Third Place: $100
* Honorable Mentions (2): $50

Artwork must meet these requirements:
* Artist must be at least 18 years of age.
* Up to 3 entries may be submitted.
* Originals (not copied from other art).
* Completed within the last two years.
* Not shown previously in the St. Louis Artists' Guild's galleries.
* Works should be priced and marked for sale or not for sale (NFS).
* 2D: Shall not exceed image size of 72" h x 84" w and 30 lbs. Diptychs and triptychs which exceed maximum size limitations for a single entry will be considered as two or three entries depending on total sizes.
* Hanging work should have wire and screw eyes. No saw-tooth hangers. No clip frames.
* Canvases should be framed or gallery-wrapped.
* 3-D: Must not exceed 85" h x 35" w x 50" d and 100 lbs.
* Installations will be considered with detailed instructions.
* Video (and other works that require electricity): Artist must provide cords, projectors, and any/all equipment needed to display work.
* The St. Louis Artists' Guild has the right to reject any work that is unstable,unusually fragile, or does not meet the above requirements.

Exhibition Timeline
* Tuesday, July 17, 2012: CD Submissions Due (must be postmarked on or before this date). Hand-delivered entries must be delivered by 5:00pm.
* July 28: Artists notified by this date.
* July 29: Artists can begin delivering or shipping work.
* August 12: Deadline for delivering work to the gallery.
* August 24, 6pm-9pm: Opening Reception.
* October 21: Exhibition closes.
* October 23: Artwork retrieval and shipping begins during regular gallery hours (Tuesday-Sunday, 12pm-4pm).

Exhibited artwork cannot be removed from the gallery until October 23, 2012. All hand-delivered works must be retrieved from the St. Louis Artists' Guild galleries (or the artist must make arrangements to retrieve the work) by November 11, 2012, or else the work will become the property of the St. Louis Artists' Guild.

Shipped work will be returned within 30 days of the end of the exhibition.

All correspondence concerning acceptance or non-acceptance of artwork will be done via email.

Entry Procedures
*Each artist may submit up to three entries. Submissions should be 150 dpi jpeg images on a CD, image proportions maximum 5" x 7". Label as follows: Lastname_Firstname_1.jpg, etc.
*3D Artworks: 2 views of the work may be submitted. Label as follows: Lastname_Firstname_1A.jpg and B.
*Write name, phone number, and email address on CD. CDs will not be returned. The St. Louis Artists' Guild is not responsible for loss or damage of any submitted materials. Blank CDs or corrupted image files are automatically rejected.
*Include a typed and printed image list with title, media, dimensions, price and year for each piece, and your contact information (name, address, phone number, email).

Entry Fees
*St. Louis Artists' Guild members may submit up to three pieces for a non-refundable fee of $7 per entry.
*Non-members may submit up to three entries for a non-refundable fee of $35 total.
*Please make checks payable to the St. Louis Artists' Guild.
*Special Membership Offer: Those who purchase a new SLAG membership at $65 will receive free entry of up to three pieces into the "Lay of the Land" exhibition.

Sales are encouraged. The St. Louis Artists' Guild retains a 35% commission on all works sold from this exhibition.

Artists are responsible for shipping of artwork to and from the St. Louis Artists' Guild, Two Oak Knoll Park, St. Louis MO 63105.

St. Louis Artists' Guild
Two Oak Knoll Park
Clayton MO 63105
(314) 727-6266


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