Sunday, December 09, 2012

Call for Work: Deadline Saturday 26 January 2013

Call for Entries: GRAPHIC CONTENT

Graphic Content is an all-media exhibition featuring artwork that is inspired by, or that includes, graphic imagery. Graphic imagery can be defined as anything explicitly visual. Media may include, but is not limited to, fine art graphic design, illustration, photography, video art, painting, drawing, collage, mixed-media, and sculpture. While the term "graphic" might imply artwork designed for commercial use, or something too explicit for public display, the purposes of this exhibition is to broaden the conceptual pallet of what is considered to be graphic. The exhibition is open to all artists.

Submission Deadline: Saturday, January 26th, 2013
Notification: Friday, February 1st, 2013
Delivery of Artwork: February 13-23rd, 2013 (see gallery hours)

Opening Reception: Friday, March 1st, 2013
Gallery Lecture: Thursday, March 21th, 2013 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

A gallery lecture about Graphic Content will be conducted by Jeremy Shipley starting at 7:00 PM. A conversation on the influence of culture, war, recession, and rebellion in the Arts will ensue followed by a discussion on anti-art as well as the emergence of mixed media, inter-media, and new technologies in Art and Design today. Open to the public. There will be refreshments.

Exhibitions Closes: Saturday, April 6th, 2013
Pickup Artwork: April 9-13th, 2013

Submission is free but all images of artworks must be of professional quality (JPG, GIF, or PNG format), and not exceed 72dpi, 5MB, and 1280 X 1280 pixels. Video submissions (MOV, WMV, or FLV format) should not exceed 20MB and 5 minutes in length. If your videos are longer, select the best 5 minutes for your submission. Entries can be submitted to or on CD with 3-10 images, 1-5 videos, or a mix of both. With your submissions, please include your name, contact info, and a slidelist specifying the Title, Year, Media, Dimensions, and Insurance Value / Sale Price of each piece.

Jacoby Arts Center
627 East Broadway, Alton, IL 62002

Tues. –Sat. 10am -5pm
Thur. Open until 8pm
Closed Sunday and Monday


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