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Belvedere Tiburon Library Art Gallery | Lasting Images: A Photography Exhibition
|Entry Dates||2023-04-02T23:59:00+00:00 - 2023-03-04T00:01:00+00:00 3 Days Left|
THE BELVEDERE TIBURON LIBRARY ART GALLERY
1501 Tiburon BoulevardTiburon, CA 94920
LASTING IMAGES: A PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
June 15, 2023 to August 10, 2023
Paul Simon romanticized “Kodachrome”; Ansel Adams focused on monochrome. Whichever you prefer, whether you’re an or a professional, consider entering images that you were excited to share with others. Recall the moment you realized each could be timeless. Was it a composition that you captured spur-of-the-moment, one that took weeks of planning, or something you shot yesterday that made you smile with satisfaction? The Belvedere-Tiburon Library Art Gallery will be showcasing the best of these photographs; images that are fascinating, memorable, and above all, lasting.Note to Photographers: Art Call for Entries remains open until 11:59pm on Sunday, April 2, 2023. For inquiries, please contact Brenda Bottum: email@example.com.
OPEN TO BAY AREA PHOTOGRAPHERS 18 YEARS AND OLDER
SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED: March 4, 2023 12:01am
SUBMISSIONS CLOSED: April 2, 2023 11:59pm
PHOTOGRAPHER NOTIFICATION: May 5, 2023
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, June 15 from 6pm to 8pm
ARTWORK DROP OFF DATE: Saturday, June 10, 2023 10am to 1pm
ARTWORK PICKED UP DATE: Saturday, August 12, 2023 10am to 12pm
COMMISSIONS: 70% to the Photographer, 30% to the Library Foundation
$35 Fee for up to 3 images
WHAT TYPE OF WORK IS ACCEPTED
All black and white, color, digital, film, conventional or non-traditional photographic images are welcome for submission with the exception of AI which is not allowed. All submissions will be evaluated on how well they speak to the themeThe library is a family destination and subject matter must be acceptable. The images submitted must be the creation of, and owned solely by, the artist submitting. No copyright infringement of any photographer, living or deceased.
SIZE / WEIGHT / FRAMING AND FINISHING
Maximum dimensions of ready-to-hang pieces (including frame, if framed) are 72”x72”. Minimum dimensions allowed are 8” x 10”. Ready-to-hang work must not exceed 50 poundsWork must be ready for installation with hanging hardware: the Library has a STAS hanging system so wire and d-rings mandatory. (No sawtooth hangers are permitted) Pieces delivered without appropriate hardware will not be accepted.
REGISTER ONLINE AT ARTCALL
All entries are to be submitted digitally via ArtCall. If you do not have an account on ArtCall.org, register online.Provide the details requested to set up an accountIf you already have an account, sign on with your user name and password. Click on ‘Add new submission’ You may submit up to three images for consideration per entry feeImages must be in 300dpi resolution and a minimum 2100px on longest side. Photo files should be in JPG/Jpeg format. Files must not exceed 5MB.
DELIVERY AND DISPLAY
Accepted pieces must be labeled with the photograph’s title, the artist’s name and contact information (email and phone) securely adhered to the back of the piece in the lower right-hand corner. Any wrapping (including paper, bubble wrap, and/or other packing materials) must be removed upon delivery. In addition to the physical gallery, all accepted photography may be displayed in a Web Gallery running concurrently with the show. Accepted photographers will be asked to provide an artist statement, an artist bio and a photo (optional) of themselves as this information will be included in an exhibition album for all gallery visitors and on the library websiteBy submitting the images, accepted artists agree the photography, in whole or in part, may be used by the Library for publicity in various forms including print, online and social media. Accepted work must remain on view for the duration of the exhibition. Any sales and sales tax will be handled through the Belvedere Tiburon Library Foundation and the Library Foundation will retain 30% of the purchase price. The Belvedere Tiburon Library cannot guarantee any sale of artwork. Volunteers will handle your work with utmost care. The library has insurance coverage but also strongly recommends exhibiting artists also carry their own insurance.
Questions? Please contact Brenda Bottum at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to reviewing your submissions.
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