Competitions & Contests

January 2024 CAC All Media Show Crossroads Art Center Call For Entries

Entry Dates 2023-12-02T23:59:00+00:00 - 2023-11-01T00:01:00+00:00 4 Days Left


January 2024 Crossroads Art Center All Media Show Call For Entries

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries for the January 2024 Exhibition. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted must be for sale. Entry fee is $15 per submission for the general public (with a limit of three submissions) and $12 per submission for Current and Renewing Gallery Members.  All Gallery Members receive a fourth entry for free use Code: 4thFREE
If an artist is not a member and wishes to participate, they may join at the time of entry.
Commission on sales is 30%.

The gallery will accept only original work created by the artist. No reproductions or giclee prints will be accepted. The gallery reserves the right to refuse work. Work that has previously been in an AMS show at the art center may not be entered again. Work that is to hang on the wall (and all 2-D work), must be wired. NO sawtooth hangers. If work is not wired, it will not be accepted into the show.
All work must be for sale. All work must remain on display until the END OF THE EXHIBITION.

Call for Entry Dates: November 1 – December 2, 2023  

Juried Notification: December 9, 2023, via email

Drop off for Show – Thursday, January 11, 2024 – Saturday, January 13, 2024, by Noon

Exhibition Opening: Friday, Friday, January 19, 2024, from 5-8pm
Exhibition End Date: Sunday, March 3, 2024 at 4pm
Unsold pieces should be picked up Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Before submitting artwork, please read and be sure you understand thoroughly procedures and expectations for participating in our 2024 juried all-media shows (AMS).
Juror: Vivian Chiu
VIVIAN CHIU was born in Los Angeles and emigrated to Hong Kong at the age of three. Her interests in creating objects and the visual arts led her to attend the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA '11 Furniture Design) and Columbia University (MFA '19 Sculpture). With an aptitude for problem solving and a sensitivity towards materials, Vivian utilizes continuous deconstruction and reconstruction to create optical sculptures and explore ideas of visibility and perception.Vivian has attended residencies such as Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Sculpture Space, Haystack Mountain School, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, the Center for Art in Wood and Penland School of Crafts. She is part of the 2022 American Craft Council Emerging Artists Cohort. She was awarded a 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Craft/Sculpture and is a recipient of the 2023-24 VMFA Visual Arts Fellowship in Crafts.
Vivian is currently teaching in the Craft/Material Studies program at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is currently represented by FLXST Contemporary (Chicago, IL).

Submission Details:

You will need an artist statement - 200 WORD limit in first person when you first register in ArtCall.

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. Name: 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 the comma automatically.

c. Measurements - HEIGHT first, then Width then Depth (H x W x D)
3 images of each piece are required, one of the art one of JUST the artwork, one with art in frame, and a close detail image (zoomed into a small section of interest). If the art is unframed, only 2 photos are required, artwork and a detail image. 
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 considered to jury. 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.
For each 3D, installation, or wearable art entry, submit 3 images: one overall front, one overall rear or sideview, and one detail (zoomed into a small section of interest).
• Detail images must show an important aspect of the artwork. Make sure that both the full-view and detail images are oriented correctly. Please keep backgrounds as unobtrusive as possible

d. Statement regarding the piece of art - The character limit is 300!! ArtCall cuts it off after 300 characters.This is used for all publicity online and inhouse. Spellcheck it as well as word count it!

e. FYI - You can go back in and add/edit images and edit text until the call ends.

f. Please double check all information--log out of ArtCall, the go back in. If you have to change anything, don't forget to scroll down to bottom and click on "UPDATE SUBMISSION".

After submitting, please go back in and double check your information. Did you enter the required 2 or 3 photos? Is your price correct? Measurements? Is your statement complete? Too long? Click on UPDATE SUBMISSION after any changes.
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 replace it with a new one--ArtCall will charge you for a new submission!

Crossroads Art Center’s AMS are open to mid-Atlantic artists through a bimonthly call for entries, and cash prizes are awarded for the winners. Each show is juried by a prominent art professional from the community (a gallery director, curator, museum official, arts professor, or accomplished artist). Cash awards are given for 1st $100, 2nd $75, and 3rd $50 place winners. The 2024 AMS shows are exhibited at Crossroads Art Center and as an online exhibition where customers can shop directly from the website.

User Entry Process Tutorial

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