Competitions & Contests

Orange City Arts: 2024 Regional Art Show

Entry Dates 2024-03-23T23:59:00+00:00 - 2024-01-25T13:00:00+00:00 25 Days Left

Description

2024 REGIONAL ART SHOWCASE
A CALL FOR ENTRIES
Exhibit: April 2 -20, 2024
Submission Deadline: March 23, 2024
Enter up to 4 original submissions, 2D or 3D. Open to artists 18 years & older living within a 350-mile radius of Orange City. No entry fee. Work must be no older than 3 years. Submission details & timeline are below. Awards will be given for Best of Show ($150) & Honorable Mention ($75).
THE EXHIBITION
Orange City Arts presents the 12th Annual Regional Exhibition which offers an opportunity for artists to exhibit their work April 2-20, 2024, at the NWC DeWitt Theatre Arts Building, Orange City IA. Regional artists (residing within a 350-mile radius of Orange City, IA) are invited to submit work to the juried exhibition. There is no theme for this year's show. The exhibition will also be available to view online at orangecityarts.org.
VENUE
NWC DeWitt Theatre Arts Building, 721 Albany Ave SE, Orange City, IA 51041
SPONSOR
Orange City Arts Council is the sponsor for this event.
JUROR
David Platter, Associate Professor of Art & Design at Dordt University
ELIGIBILITY & MEDIA
This exhibit is open to any artist, age 18 and up, residing in Iowa or within a 350-mile radius of Orange City, Iowa. Artwork must be original in concept, composition, and execution and must have been created in the past three years. Artwork may not have been shown previously in an Orange City Arts exhibit. All 2-D and 3-D media will be considered and must be ready to hang/present. Sawtooth hangers are not allowed. If you have work that you feel needs not to be framed, please email Orange City Arts at info@orangecityarts.net  to request approval. **The exhibition will not display any selected piece that arrives at the venue without proper hanging hardware.** Any submission that is considered by Orange City Arts, at its sole and absolute discretion, to be objectionable, in whole or in part, will be disqualified and will not be eligible for entry.
THEME OF EXHIBITION
No theme
INSURANCE
Orange City Arts will exercise all reasonable care in handling and hanging the art and does have limited insurance coverage. However, Orange City Arts assumes no responsibility for damage or loss to works submitted. Insurance is the responsibility of the exhibiting artist.
AGREEMENT
Works accepted for exhibition may not be withdrawn or substituted before the show's close. Orange City Arts reserves the right to install the works in any manner deemed necessary for exhibition or security purposes.
SALES & REPRODUCTION
Orange City Arts will finalize any sales of exhibited artwork at a price that the artist sets. Sales are subject to a 20% commission, so prices should be set accordingly. Works not for sale must be clearly marked "NFS." The Exhibition will also be available to view and purchase online.
The submission of entries presupposes that the right is granted to photograph accepted works for education and publicity purposes. The Artist shall be acknowledged as the creator and copyright owner of the Artwork. Otherwise, taking photos of the artwork during the exhibit is prohibited. The Artist reserves all copyrights to the reproduction of the Artwork except as agreed to in writing. 
PROMOTION
The Exhibition Sponsor shall use its best efforts to promote and display the Artwork appropriately and professionally. The Exhibition Sponsor shall clearly identify the Artist’s name with all Artwork and shall include the Artist’s name on all publicity images and text for any Artwork exhibited.
PHOTOGRAPHY & IMAGE USE
The submission of entries presupposes that the right is granted to photograph and or use artwork images of accepted works in education and publicity purposes. The Artist shall be acknowledged as the creator and copyright owner of the Artwork. Otherwise, taking photos of the artwork during the exhibit is prohibited. The Artist reserves all copyrights to the reproduction of the Artwork except as agreed to in writing. 
ENTRY PROCEDURES
There is no entry fee. Entrants are limited to four entries. Sets, e.g., diptych, may be classified as one entry. 2D entries may not exceed 38 in wide x 60 in high in size. 3D entries may not exceed 36 in wide x 36 in high. The sponsor reserves the right to make exceptions to accommodate the display space.
We request digital images only for jurying purposes. Submissions for must be quality jpg, gif, png or pdf images – 200 dpi and no larger than 4 MB.
Submit images online by Registering and applying online.
The image must be a true representation of the work submitted. Orange City Arts reserves the right to reject work accepted which does not conform to the quality represented by the submission.
Include the artist's name, address, email, phone number, and work title in each submission. Under "Description," include medium, size, and completion date.
A COMPLETED ENTRY CONSISTS OF THE FOLLOWING:
1. jpg or png image.
2. Artist's name, address, email, phone number, & title of work.
3. Under "Description," include medium, size, date of production, & purchase price or NFS.
SUBMIT ENTRY MATERIALS online.
If you have trouble submitting online, please email info@orangecityarts.net. Include jpg, gif, png or pdf attachments of each entry, filenames formatted: "Artist Last Name - Title of Piece." Include the artwork medium, title, size dimensions, date of completion, purchase price or NFS, and artist contact information.
NOTIFICATION
Artists will be notified of acceptance by email by March 25. Further details on delivery and pick up of accepted artwork will also be given at that time. We will not be accepting or returning artwork through any shipping method unless prearranged.
LABELING THE ART
Art accepted for the show is to be labeled on a 3x5-inch paper attached to the backside of the artwork. Include the artist's name, the work's title, media, and sale price or NFS. If your work is a diptych or triptych, please note whether the pieces will be displayed horizontally or vertically.
THE VENUE: NWC DeWitt Theatre Arts Building, Orange City, IA
The exhibition will be displayed in the NWC DeWitt Theatre Arts building located at 721 Albany Ave SE Orange City, IA. The exhibit will coincide with NWC Theater Department production of Hamlet.
RECEPTION
A closing reception will be held April 20, 2024 from 6:00-7:00 p.m., NWC DeWitt Theatre Arts building before the production of 'Hamlet'. All artists are invited to attend; awards will be announced.
JURORS' CHOICES & PRIZES
Jurors will select a "Best of Show" with a $150 cash prize and an "Honorable Mention" $75 cash prize, to be announced and awarded on April 20, 2024
Additional information regarding show procedures will be sent to artists accepted into the show.
Please contact Orange City Arts at info@orangecityarts.net or call 712-707-4510 if you need assistance.