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Call to Artists - Near and Far

Call for Entries

The Warehouse Arts District Association

is happy to announce

an Artists Member Art show with the theme

Near and Far

Perspective, Detail, Horizons, Destinations

This can be about the techniques you use, or the subject you pick. This is a broad theme and open to your own creative interpretation. Surprise us with entries that are unexpected, but more literal submissions are just as welcome. We invite you to take advantage of this WADA member benefit to exhibit in the Burka Member Lounge for our August/September show.

Artworks selected from the entries that best fit the theme will remain on exhibit in the Burka Member Lounge on the ArtsXchange campus during August and September 2022

To submit your work please complete these two steps 

Step 1. Entry Form

Step 2. Submission of Images:

Once you have completed the entry form you must email us images to warehouseartsdistrict@gmail.com

Conditions and Rules for Entry:

  • Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all WADA members If you are not a member, join now.

    Entry Deadline: Tuesday, August 2

    Entry Fee: No fee

  • Specifications: All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, video, and digital/ graphic art are eligible for review. Nothing larger than 40”x40” including frame; must be gallery ready to hang (more details below)

  • Notification: Artists will be notified of acceptance no later than Thursday, August 4

    Drop Off: Works selected must be dropped off at the Burka Lounge on August 8 or 9, between 10 am and 4 pm.

    Commission: WADA will take a 25% gallery commission on all sales made during this exhibition.

    Exhibit Dates: August 13 through September 30

    Opening Reception: Second Saturday Art Walk, August 13, 2022 5 pm to 9 pm

    Location: The Burka Member Lounge at the ArtsXchange on the Deuces Corridor, 515 22nd St S, St Petersburg, FL 33712

WADA Selection Committee will chose work from artist members who submit to this artist call. The selection committee will make choices based on overall impact, originality, creativity, and mastery of techniques as it fits the theme. Selections will also be constrained by exhibition space.  Decisions by the selection committee will be final.

Addition Specifications:

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 SAW-TOOTH HANGERS. 

  • Artists with 3D work requiring a pedestal MUST provide one 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 us 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. 
  • By submitting artwork for this show, artists grant permission to WADA to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional uses in both printed and electronic formats.
  • Artists whose work has been selected will be responsible for delivery and pick up of work to the Burka Lounge.  Artist must sign consignment agreement prior to or during drop off. 

Important Dates:

  • August 2 --  Deadline for entries
  • August 4 -- Notifications of acceptance emailed to selected artists
  • August 8 and 9, 10 am - 4 pm -- Artwork drop off at the Burka Lounge
  • August 13, 5 – 9 pm -- Second Saturday Art Walk opening reception. Artists are encouraged to attend. 
  • September 29 -- Exhibit closes
  • September 29 and 30, from 10 am - 4 pm -- Pick up artwork

Please review the consignment agreement Consignment Agreement We will have a copy for you to sign at drop off.

Exhibition will also be viewable to the public during WADA's gallery hours

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