Competitions & Contests

Gallery Members Show 2024 "Fantasy" Call For Entries

Entry Dates 2023-12-08T23:59:00+00:00 - 2023-11-01T00:01:00+00:00 10 Days Left


Special CAC Gallery Members Only  Show 2024 (Crossroads Art Center)
Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for Members 2024 Exhibition. Theme: FantasyCall for Entry Dates: November 1 – December 8, 2023Entry fee $15 per entry.  You may enter up to 3 entries.  This show is open to CAC Gallery Members Only!All work must be for sale. All work must be available for sale by the artist until the end of the show. Commission for sales is 30%.All pieces submitted will show in the virtual exhibition.  In addition, 30 will be chosen to hang at the CenterDrop off date for the 30 chosen to be shown live: Tuesday, January 9 – Friday, January 12, 2024Exhibition Open House: Friday, January 19, 2024, 5pm – 8pmExhibition Dates: Friday, January 19, 2024 – March 3, 2024Fantasy  -  10% of the proceeds from each piece sold will benefit IFDA. All art will be shown virtually throughout the show on our website, and select pieces will be in person at CAC.All work submitted must be for sale. Entry fee is $15 per submission, limit 3 submissions per artist. Commission on sales is 30%. Work must be executed solely by the artist. No reproductions (like giclee) are permitted, unless the art process IS the printed process, i.e., etching, monoprint, silkscreen, lithograph, etc. Printed digital images created by the artist with a computer program such as Procreate, Shopify, etc., ARE permitted. All 2D work must be wired, no sawtooth hangers.The gallery reserves the right to refuse work. Work that has been in a previous show at the art center may not be entered again.All work must be available for sale through the end of the show (unless purchased from the show). Artists must be able to deliver art for purchase or approval to Crossroads Art Center within 48 hours of request.For 2D pieces we require 2 images (cropped and detail) if not framed. If framed, we require a 3rd image of the work, in its frame, at the time of submission. For 3D work, we also need 3 images (front, back, detail). You must be a Gallery Member is good standing to enter the show. If you are not a gallery member, you may join now so you can enter. Please go to our website. Click on "Just for Artists" and then "Gallery Membership”. https://www.crossroadsartcente...Open House - Friday, January 19, 2024, 5pm – 8pm"We invite you to join us in Building 1 for the Gallery Member’s show titled 'Fantasy'.  This event not only promises an enriching artistic experience but also serves a greater purpose by contributing 10% of the proceeds from sales to support IFDA.  The IFDA Richmond Chapter has been inspiring collaboration within the furnishings and design industries to support its people, their products and services. IFDA Richmond is a strong, talented, and creative group of people and we strive to celebrate our members.Important Information: Before submitting artwork, please read and make sure you understand thoroughly procedures and expectations for participating in our 2024 shows.Submission Details:You will need an artist statement - 200 Word limit in first person to enter the shows.1. You do not have to create a portfolio site to enter the show.2. The way you fill out the form is how it will be shown on the labels, awards, and publicity.a. Use Capital Letters for the first letters of your name.b. Prices - DO NOT TYPE IN A COMMA. This produces the wrong price. ArtCall will add it automatically.c. Measurements - HEIGHT first, then Width then Depth (H x W x D).2D IMAGE REQUIREMENTS3 images of each piece are required, one of the art without frame, one with frame, and a close detail image (zoomed into a small section of interest). If the art is unframed, only 2 photos are required. {ALL images must be submitted before the end of Call for Entries!} Work must be WIRED to hang--no sawtooth hangers. If work is not wired, it will not be accepted into show.NOTE: if the work is framed, we must have the outside measurements of the frame (H x W x D). Please do not guess. If we do not have the measurements for the art and/or the framed art, your piece will not be allowed in the show. Walls and backgrounds SHOULD NOT SHOW in photos. When taking the digital image please make sure the photo is not at an angle or crooked.3D IMAGE REQUIREMENTSFor each 3D, installation, or wearable art entry, submit 3 images: one overall front image, one overall rear or sideview image, and one detail image (zoomed into a small section of interest).• Detail images must show an important aspect of the art. Make sure that both the full-view and detailed images are oriented correctly.d. Statement regarding the piece of art - The character limit is 300!! This is used for all publicity online and on labels. Spellcheck it as well as word count it! These statements are displayed with the art.e. {FYI -You can go back in and add/edit images and edit text until the call ends.}After entering, please go back and double check your information. Did you enter the required 2 or 3 photos? Is your price correct? Measurements? Is your statement complete? If you make changes, don't forget to click on "Update Submission" when you are done.VERY IMPORTANT: You can delete and change photos, and change text within each submission up until end-of-call. Do not delete an entire submission and then add a new one--ArtCall will charge you for a new submission!