Competitions & Contests

220 Art Call: Water Weighs

Entry Dates 2024-04-20T21:00:00+00:00 - 2024-02-02T09:00:00+00:00 53 Days Left

Description

A Special Exhibit of Texas Hill Country Artists
220 Fine Art Gallery invites submissions to water weighs. Art addressing the matter of water. While covering a large geographic area, this will be a small exhibit of no more than 10 selected artists in a small, intimate gallery in Wimberley Texas. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners. Artists must reside in one of the following counties: Bandera, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Coryell, Crockett, Edwards, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Lampasas, Llano, Mason, McCullouch, Menard, Real, San Saba, Schleicher, Sutton, Travis, Val Verde and Williamson.
Exhiibit May 18-July 20, 2024
KEY DATESFebruary 3, 2024–April 20, 2024Online submission via artcall.orgApril 26, 2024Notification of accepted submissions
May 10 3-6pm; May 11 10-12pm; May 12 10am-3pmHand-delivered artwork to 220 Fine Art Gallery
May 13, 2024Award winners announcedMay 18, 2024, 4–7 pm Exhibition OpensJuly 20, 2024Exhibition ClosesJuly 21, 2024, 10 am–4 pmPick up artwork at 220 Fine Art Gallery
MEDIA
All media are acceptable except jewelry and video.Computer-enhanced photography will be considered and must be designated as such.Outdoor (yard) sculptures may be entered with dimensions and images of the sculpture taken at three different viewing angles.AI generated content will be considered BUT must be designated as such, including the method and degree of enhancement and content.
ELIGIBILITY
Must be a resident of one of the following counties: Bandera, Bell, Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Coryell, Crockett, Edwards, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Lampasas, Llano, Maso, McCullouch, Menard, Real, San Saba, Schleicher, Sutton, Travis, Val Verde and Williamson. Must be able to hand deliver artwork to 220 Fine Art Gallery May 10 3-6pm; May 11 10-12pm; or May 12 10am-3pm
HOW TO ENTER ONLINE
ALL submissions will be online. Upload images of your artwork via artcall.orgPlease do NOT include frames for images of 2-D work or distracting backgrounds for 3-D artwork.Please submit images per instructions on artcall.orgSubmission period is 02/03/24 to 04/20/24.
GUIDELINES & FEES
$40 for up to 3 artworks MUST be paid at time of submission through artcall.orgThere will be limit of one piece of artwork accepted from any artist’s submissions.220 Fine Art Gallery reserves the right to restrict entries, if necessary, in the interest of safety and ability to handle. Also, if the accepted work differs significantly from thesubmission photograph, 220 Fine Art Gallery has a right to decline the work.
SPECIFICATIONS
All entries must follow the timelines provided.Image submission via artcall.org must follow the guidelines in this prospectus.To be juried, entries must:Be original and completed after December 1, 2021Have NOT been exhibited in previous 220 Fine Art Gallery juried exhibitionsHave NOT been completed under instruction or in direct association with a class or workshopOnce accepted, ARTWORK MUST:Be ready for display – dried, physically stable and wired for hanging. All hanging artwork, (2-D or 3-D) may not exceed 30” in height or 30” in width including frame or weigh more than 15 lbs. Sawtooth hangers are NOT allowed (D-rings strongly recommended on ALL hanging artwork)NOT exceed 24” X 10” X 12” or weigh more than 25 pounds for indoor three-dimensional worksNOT exceed 5'h X 12" X 15" width and depth, and have a stable base for 3-D outdoor sculptureHave a completed ID tag Be part of the exhibit until the closing date and NOT picked up early by the artist or purchaser.
PRIZES
1st Prize:   $3002nd Prize: $2003rd Prize:  $100
SALES
All artwork exhibited MUST BE PRICED and available for sale. 220 Fine Art Gallery will receive 45% of the sale price and the artist will receive 55%.
LIABILITY
All unsold artwork must be picked up by scheduled dates. It will not be held in climate-controlled storage after July 14, 2024, at 4 pm.220 Fine Art Gallery will not be responsible for loss or damage to any work of art submitted, and all works submitted and received are subject to thiscondition. All possible care will be used in handling entries.
DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK
You MUST label your artwork using the ID label included with this prospectus. ALL hanging hardware must be attached.Accepted artwork can be hand delivered on May 10 3-6pm; May 11 10-12pm; May 12 10am-3pm to 220 Fine Art Gallery at 220 Old Kyle Rd. Wimberley, Texas 78676ALL hanging hardware MUST be attached (use of D-rings strongly recommended.)
JURY PROCESSMonetary awards and honorary recognitions will be based on accepted physical artwork delivered to 220 Fine Art Gallery. The juror and 220 Fine Art Gallery reserve the right to re-consider delivered artwork if it’s different than the submitted image or does not meet adequate requirements for hanging or display. These works may or may not be included in the exhibition at the discretion of the committee.
Submitted artworks will be juried for acceptance to the exhibit and judged for award prizes by Suzanne Oliver, gallery owner/curator along with guest juror Elizabeth Locke. NOTE: There will be a limit of one piece of artwork accepted from any artist’s submissions.
OUR GUEST JUROR
Elizabeth Locke is a painter and a teacher. Born into a family of artists, Elizabeth has been painting and drawing from an early age. While in high school, she was invited to attend art classes on scholarship at Chouinard Fine Art School in Los Angeles. She then studied at Sir John Cass College of Art and Heatherley School of Art in London and at the Arts Students League in New York City. Elizabeth then apprenticed with Larry Gluck where she learned the technical side of visual communication. Since then, she has studied with other renowned artists such as Quang Ho, Ron Hicks, Kim English, Michael Lynch, Helen Van Wyk, to name a few. For 40 years Elizabeth has owned the Art Study Program at Austin Fine Art Classes in Austin and Wimberley Texas. 

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