4th Annual Juried Print Exhibition CALL FOR ART

4th Annual Juried Print Exhibition Prospectus

Artworks Trenton is pleased to announce our 4th Annual Juried Print Exhibition which showcases the works of selected artist and printmakers whose works reflect the many mediums of hand pulled printing.   Artists will be selected from all over the country to take part in this exhibition which will be held in our Community Gallery, from April 4th - April 29th, 2017, with an opening reception on April 8th, 2017, from 6-8pm.  

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

 

ORIGINALITY & PRINTS

  • All entries must be original work completed within the last three years and not previously shown in any Artworks Trenton show.
  • Copies and reproductions of original works of art, whether embellished or not, are not eligible for submission to this juried exhibition. However, prints such as lithographs, woodcuts, engravings, etching, screen prints, or any other method of hand pulled printing are acceptable.  Digital works and photography are not acceptable.  Editions must be numbered.
  • Please be mindful of copyright infringements – BE ORIGINAL!

 DIPTYCHS & TRIPTYCHS

  • A Diptych or Triptych is considered as one submission of artwork and must be priced as one individual piece. It must be submitted, charged, and labeled as such.  The overall maximum size of the triptych or diptych may not exceed 30” x 60”.  Any combination of work greater than these dimensions will not be accepted. Please contact the Exhibition Coordinator to discuss any concerns before submission of work.

 SIZE

  • Maximum size for prints ( including frame ) may not exceed 30x60. This rule is to ensure that there is space enough to hang at least one piece from each accepted artist.
  • Any entry weighing over 40 lbs. must be handled by the artist and prior arrangements for its placement made with the Exhibition Coordinator.

 TWO DIMENSIONAL ART and FRAMING  

  • All works must be framed. Glass or Plexi must be clean (inside and out), unscratched and intact.
  • Frames must be in good condition (no scratches or loose corners).
  • Mats must be clean and smoothly cut.
  • Screw eyes and hanging wire MUST be attached firmly to the back of the piece. NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS!  Works not wired will not be accepted.
  • Art work must be completely dry.

 REVIEW COMMITTEE

  • The Review Committee will inspect submissions for condition and adherence to the above policies
  • Inclusion in the exhibit is at the sole discretion of the juror(s), Artworks Exhibition Coordinator, Artworks Education Coordinator, and the Artworks Executive Director.

 WITHDRAWAL

Work accepted for an exhibition may not be substituted, nor will any be permitted to be withdrawn during the exhibition, except in extenuating circumstances, and then only with the approval of the Exhibition Coordinator.  All works must hang for the durations of the exhibition.

 STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY

All accepted entries are insured from the opening of the exhibition to the close of the exhibition.  Insurance does not cover damage caused by faulty framing or wiring.  Submission of work to any exhibition constitutes agreement on the part of the artist to the provisions set forth.

 AWARDS

- First Prize – 125.00

- Second Prize – 75.00

- Third Prize – 50.00

- Juror Prize - TBD

 FEES

All juried exhibitions require a non-refundable entry fee of $20.00 for up to three submissions.

 SALES

Artworks Trenton will handle ALL sales.  All work on exhibit must be for sale.  No POR (Price on Request) or NFS (Not for Sale) is permitted in a juried show unless specified.  There is a 30% sales commission to Artworks Trenton.

SUBMISSIONS

  1. Fill out the online application form.  Pay non-refundable submission fee of $20 (for up to three entries)
  2. Send an email with list of artwork and up to three images attached NOT embedded within the email, with PRINT EXHIBITION 2017 (ALL CAPS) in the subject line to gallery@artworkstrenton.org. Image files should be JPG files, no more than 10” in height or width, and no less than 72 dpi and no more than 300 dpi. Name each image file with first initial, last name and title of artwork. (  J_Doe_MyArtwork.jpeg )   Each title within the file name must correspond with the title on the entry form.

FAILURE TO FOLLOW THIS STEP WILL DISQUALIFY YOUR SUBMISSION.

DROP OFF

Art MUST be dropped off by the artist or a representative of the artist on the designated drop off day(s). If artwork is not delivered on the designated day(s), they will not be included in the exhibition.

 

PICK UP

Art MUST be picked up within one week after the close of the exhibition. If artwork is not picked up on the designated day, fees will incur on a daily basis. {$5.00/day for every business day starting one week after the pick up date, not to exceed two weeks.  After two weeks, works are considered orphaned and become the property of Artworks Trenton}.

 

 DISCLAIMER

Any exhibiting artist consents to the use of his/her name and the artist’s image(s) for purposes of promotion and advertisement by Artworks Trenton.  The artist waives any claim, including any claim for invasion of the right of privacy of copyright, against Artworks, its directors, officers, employees, and volunteers.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

  • The Exhibition Coordinator must be notified in advance if an unconventional method of presentation or hanging is required. Policies set forth by Artworks Trenton will prevail.
  • Once an accepted piece of artwork is installed in a show, please do not ask to change its location.  It is up to the Exhibition Coordinator and/or Curator of the exhibition to place and hang artwork.

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Call for Art – January 6th to March 4th

Acceptance/Regrets Letters – March 11th

Accepted Art Drop Off – March 31st, at Artworks, 11am-8pm (No Exceptions.  Works not received on this day will not be in the exhibition)

Length of Exhibition – April 4th to April 29th

Opening Reception – April 8th – 6-8pm

Art Pick Up -  April 2nd, April 3rd, 11am-6pm, April 4th, April 5th, 11am-8pm

Art MUST be picked up within one week after the close of the exhibition. If artwork is not picked up on the designated day, fees will incur on a daily basis. {$5.00/day for every business day starting one week after the pick up date, not to exceed two weeks.  After two weeks, works are considered orphaned and become the property of Artworks Trenton}.

 

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