CALL TO ARTISTS
WADA Member Artist Show
"I Need A Drink! Cocktail Hour"
August 2020 (Dates may change depending on COVID-19 Response)
Warehouse Arts District Association
Artist Prizes Sponsored by: WADA Business Member Damien Bertucelli, Vantage Point Advisors of Raymond James
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Call Type:WADA Member Exhibit
Eligibility: Members of the Warehouse Arts District Association in St. Petersburg, FL (Non-member artists eligible to participate after joining membership
Entry Deadline: Submissions accepted on a rolling basis until the next in-person Art Walk is confirmed!
REQUIREMENTS: 2D and 3D Media
Images - Maximum: 3
Dimensions: no larger than 20 in x 20 in (maximum on each side) including frame
Entry Fee: No entry fee, must be a member.
Exhibit Dates: July 11 – August 28, 2020
Opening Reception: July 11
Location: Burka Lounge at ArtsXchange, 515 22nd Street S., St Petersburg, FL 33712
Call for Entries: The Warehouse Arts District Association (WADA) proudly announces an Artists Member Art show with the theme “I Need A Drink! Cocktail Hour”. Selected artworks fitting this theme submitted by WADA members, will remain on exhibit for 2 months in the Burka Member Lounge of the ArtsXchange located in the heart of the Warehouse Arts District. The ArtsXchange campus is one of the most widely visited galleries included in the Second Saturday Artwalk. Fill out the entry form here.
WADA Selection Committee will select one work from 20 to 30 artist members from those who submit to this artist call. Announcement of selected artists will be made by June 27. Selection committee will make selections based on overall impact, originality, imaginative quality, composition and mastery of techniques. Attention will be paid to creativity and craftsmanship as well. Selections will also be constrained by exhibition space. Decisions by the selection committee will be final. When submitting your entry, please list all the media used in the description field for your entries.
Thanks to a generous sponsorship by Business Member Damien Bertucelli with Vantage Point Advisors of Raymond James, the Warehouse Arts District Association is able to offer 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place prizes for submitted art works. Read more about Damien's passion for the arts here.
Prizes will be given based on assessments by the WADA Selection Committee based on overall impact, originality,creativity, composition and mastery of techniques, and also taking into account Sponsor preferences and audience preference.
Conditions and Rules for Entry
All accepted works of art must be “GALLERY READY” when brought to the event facility (i.e. all hanging works must include an installed horizontal wire). NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS.
Artists with 3D work requiring a pedestal MUST provide one (them) before show opening. Pedestal(s) must be stable, white/black and tall enough for the work to be near eye level.
Works should not weigh more than 35 pounds.
WADA reserves the right to reject works if they are not presented in the format specified. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have concerns whether your work meets gallery presentation requirements.
Artist may not substitute another work for the accepted work.
Entries must be for sale and priced with the intent to sell. A gallery commission of 25% will be deducted from sales.
Artists grant permission to WADA to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional uses in both printed and electronic forms.
Artists will be expected to attend opening reception and will be asked to sign up to take turns to be present during both artwalk dates and times, and potentially other special events.
Write in the subject line: WADA Member Show Cocktail Hour. Attach jpgs of your work and label them: ArtistLastName 1_Name of Painting, ArtistLastName 2_Name of Painting. Send all photos in the same email. Do not exceed 15 mb per email.
File format: JPEG or JPG only
File dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest dimension
File size: under 5 MB
Notifications: Finalists will be notified by email and will need to return signed, dated, and scanned consignment agreements by July 1. Artists whose work has been selected will be responsible for delivery and pick up of work to the Burka Lounge.
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