12th Annual Lines into Shapes
|Type:||Call for Entries|
|Category:||Art Contests > All Art Forms|
|Entry Fee:||$11 - 20|
|Prizes:||Over $5,000 was awarded in 2007|
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We proudly announce the 12th Annual "Lines into Shapes" Multi-media Art Competition and Sale September 19-October 5, 2008. “Lines into Shapes” is the name of the show and not the theme. (Most artwork starts with a few lines and develops into shapes.)
Open to all artists who work within the limits of the categories listed below. Work must be original and executed within the past two years. Work must not have been previously exhibited in the "Lines Into Shapes" Exhibition. Entry in this exhibit establishes an agreement on the part of the artist to all conditions listed in this prospectus. Artists may submit their entries by the following methods.
Over $5,000 was awarded in 2007
Categories of acceptable media are:
1. Oil, Scratchboard.
2. Watermedia: watercolor, acrylic, gouache, or mixed watermedia.
3. Pastels, graphite.
4. Original printmaking. No digital or photomechanical processes.
5. Sculpture, Wood, Fine art pottery, glass.
Standard 35 mm 2X2 slides; no glass slides accepted. Each slide must be clearly marked with artist's name, title of artwork & medium. indicate TOP and identify each slide with corresponding entry letter A, B. or C.
Digital JPG Format / CD
are acceptable and must be submitted together with the entry form. Please title the digital files with artist name and identify with corresponding entry letter A, B. C. Digital files must be high quality image files in jpeg format.
Any CD's or unaccepted slides will be returned with notification letter, providing the correct postage and size envelope is enclosed with original entry.
A non-refundable entry fee of $13.00 per entry with the limit of 3 entries. Checks should be made payable to The Art Center of Estes Park. Artists whose artwork is accepted will be sent detailed shipping/delivery instructions upon notification.
Dates to Remember
* July 15, 2008 Deadline for receipt of slides, entry forms, check or Money order
* August 11, 2008 Acceptance/Rejection notification send
* September 5, 2008 Deadline for shipped artwork
* September 6 & 7, Hand Delivery of accepted artwork 9:00am - 5:00pm At the Art Center of Estes Park
* September 19, Opening reception for artists and public 5:00 -7:00 PM
* October 5, End of Show
Week of October 6th Pick up hand delivered artwork 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Return of Shipped artwork
Slides: All artwork will be juried by 35 mm, 2x2 colored slides. Each slide must be clearly marked as illustrated on entry form (download) below with artist's name, title of artwork, & medium. Indicate "TOP", and identify each slide with corresponding entry letter (A, B. or C) as listed on entry form. 3-dimensional work may be represented by two slides offering different views.
Download Application and mail with required materials to:
The Art Center of Estes Park
P.O. Box 3635
Estes Park, CO 80517
Hand deliver slides or CDs to:
The Art Center of Estes Park
517 Big Thompson Avenue
Middle Stanley Village
Estes Park, CO
Place slides in plastic slide folder and send with entry
The Art Center and Gallery of Estes Park opened as a non-profit gallery, May 1987. Our mission is to provide a facility that supports and promotes the Estes Valley and Rocky Mountain area artists; to present opportunities for education in the visual arts; and to act as an advocate and partner for community arts development.