CALL TO ARTIST

ArtServe seeks inspirational art pieces that reveal a deeper, underlying message of how art has helped uplift and rejuvenate the spirit. We seek pieces which allow the art work to be a communication tool which creates a vital exchange between artist and patron.

REFLECT is a multi-media exhibition exploring how art heals the soul as both a means of expression and a therapeutic tool. REFLECT is created in collaboration with local non-profit organizations.

CRITERIA:

*Works that use art media, words and/ or images in the creative process to create products that are reflections of an individual's development, abilities, personality, interests & concerns while working through internal conflicts.

*Pieces that showcase the reconciling of emotional conflicts, fostering self-awareness, developing social skills, managing behavior, solving problems, reducing anxiety, aiding reality orientation, and increasing self-esteem.

*Artists are encouraged to submit up to two (2) pieces.

*All work must be original. Giclees will not be considered.

*Media accepted: Painting, Printmaking, Fiber, Digital, Photography, Installation, Mixed Media, Sculpture, New Genres.

*All work must be wired and suitable for wall hanging.

*2D works should not exceed 36 x 36 inches in any direction – 50lb weight limit.

*3D works should not exceed 48 x108 inches– No hazardous edges. All work may be assembled on site.

*All submissions are FINAL, prices and titles may NOT change.

*Works must be created during the past 12 months.

*Artwork retail value should not exceed $3,500.

*All submissions should be made ONLINE through ArtServe’s site.

***Works that not follow this criteria will be disqualified immediately.

ACCEPTANCE/ PLACEMENT OF WORK:

All artwork is subject to review & placement discretion by the Curatorial Committee. Exhibit selection is based on relevance to the theme and stated criteria. Placement in gallery is final.

AWARDS:

Online People’s Choice

ENTRY FEES (Non-Refundable)

ArtServe Members: Free

ArtServe Student Members: $10

Participating Organization’s Members: $25

Non Members:  $45

COMMISSION:

Gallery fee is 25% over final sales. This percentage will be added to the artist’s price.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Submission Deadline:  May 17th, 2018 ǀ 11pm

Art Intake: Saturday, May 18th, 2018|10am-2pm

Exhibition: May 20th   through June 7th

Gallery Reception: Thursday, May 30th, 2019 ǀ 6-8pm

Out Intake: Saturday, June 8th, 2018|10am-12pm

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:

sophieb@artserve.org