CALL TO ARTISTS -ARTIST LOFT GALLERY OPEN REGIONAL SHOW “A CHILD'S WORLD”  

SEPTEMBER 4 – OCTOBER 27, 2018

NOTE CONTEST IS OPEN TO BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN

Parents – please use separate entry blank(s) for children who are entering

READ ENTRY BLANK CAREFULLY !!

THEME – Any artist (except artists associated with the Artist Loft Gallery) may bring in up to 3 art works which express – through color, through images, through feelings, etc. -what exemplifies childhood.  It could be a memory, a portrait, a toy or ANYTHING that expresses childhood to you.  Let your imagination and your creative drive lead you in a new direction.  What you come up with is up to you – make it personal, look inside yourself.

Your work can be realistic, abstract, or ? NOTE – This is a non-juried (open) show.  While the Artist Loft Gallery reserves the right to refuse a work, if deemed offensive, etc., all entered works will appear in the show.

ACCEPTABLE FORMATS – Any art item either two dimensional or three dimensional in any medium (except audio, video, installation, motion picture film, computer generated digital artworks, or giclée prints of original fine art.)  Two dimensional items are limited to  200 sq. inches (including any framing.)   Three dimensional items are limited to no more than 16” in any direction (height, length, or width.)  All two dimensional items must be ready to hang with wire ONLY - (please – NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS, etc. – only wire.)   Three dimensional items must be ready to hang or be ready to sit on a flat surface without any additional support items supplied by the gallery.  

SUBMISSION DATE DEADLINE- Sept. 1, 2018.  Works will be accepted any time before that during gallery hours (Tues – Sat   10 – 5 ) Gallery address is 367 Anderson Ave. Coos Bay.  (2 doors west of the Coos Art Museum.)

ENTRY FEES -  Up to three items may be submitted by each artist.  The fee will be $10 for the first entry and $5 each for the second and third entries.

IMPORTANT - EACH OF THE ITEMS MUST BE LABELED WITH THE TWO LABELS PROVIDED WITH THIS ENTRY FORM – ONE ON THE BACK AND ONE ON THE FRONT.

AWARDS   –   ARTISTS 18 AND OVER    First prize – A one month Guest Artist Show with reception, plus certificate. Second prize - $35, plus certificate. Third prize - $20, plus certificate.   Honorable Mention -  Ribbon (there will be several.)

AWARDS   –   ARTISTS 10 to 17    First prize – A one month Guest Artist Show (shared with adult winner)with reception, plus certificate. Second prize, third prize and Honorable Mentions  -  Ribbons and Certificates.  

COMMISSION – The Artist Loft Gallery will take a 20% commission on items sold during the exhibit.

JUDGES   -  Three anonymous members of the Artist Loft Gallery will serve as jurors.

RETRIEVAL DATE -  All artwork must be picked up from the Gallery during business hours between October 30 and November 3, 2018.  Please bring the ARTIST'S RETRIEVAL FORM, found on the second page, with you.

LIABILITY OF THE ARTIST LOFT GALLERY - The Artist Loft Gallery shall not be liable for the loss of or damage to the work(s) of The Artist while said work(s) are in the possession of The Artist Loft Gallery.  It is recommended that The Artist maintain his/her own insurance on works. Nor shall The Artist Loft Gallery be responsible for loss or damage to work(s) while they are in transit between The Artist and The Artist Loft Gallery, or while they are in storage at said Gallery.

ENTRANTS – PLEASE NOTE Judging will be based on how well your work makes use of the show theme. Also, composition, technique, craftsmanship, use of values, and all the basic standards of artwork will be considered.  

NOTE:  Any submission that is oversize will not be eligible for an award.  Also, if you have had a First Place Guest Artist Show awarded in the past two years you will not be eligible for First Place in this contest.

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ARTIST’S AGREEMENT & SIGN UP  (bring this form when submitting your work) I have read and understand the “Call To Artists” and agree to abide by the content therein.


Artist’s Name (print)___________________________________________________________________


Address_______________________________________________________________


City, State, Zip _________________________________


Phone (preferably Cell, if you have one) ______________________ Email_________________________ 


Signature)__________________________________________________    


ARTIST'S RETRIEVAL FORM
The artwork titles listed here are the property of _________________________________________________________


Work # 1_____________________      Work # 2________________________ Work # 3__________________________
I agree to retrieve these works between October 30 and November 3, 2018.
I agree to allow (Name)___________________________________________________________ to retrieve these artworks in my place
I understand that if artworks are not retrieved by  November 6, 2018 they will become property of the Artist Loft Gallery.


Artist signature______________________________________________

                                                     

LABELS FOR FRONT

ENTRY # 1 Artist Name_____________________________________


Title _______________________________________________


Medium_____________________


Price_________________________________
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ENTRY # 2
Artist Name_____________________________________


Title _______________________________________________


Medium_____________________


Price_________________________________
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ENTRY # 3
Artist Name_____________________________________


Title _______________________________________________


Medium_____________________


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LABELS  FOR BACK  

ENTRY # 1 Artist Name_____________________________________


Title _______________________________________________


Medium_____________________


Price_________________________________
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ENTRY # 2
Artist Name_____________________________________


Title _______________________________________________


Medium_____________________


Price_________________________________
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ENTRY # 3
Artist Name_____________________________________


Title _______________________________________________


Medium_____________________


Price_________________________________