STRASSEN KUNST: an international exhibition inspired by graffiti
|Type:||Call for Entries|
|Category:||Art Contests > All Art Forms|
|Entry Fee:||$21 - 30|
|Location:||Richmond, Virginia, USA|
|Prizes:||Up to $1000 cash prizes and solo exhibition in Helena Davis Gallery at artspace|
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STRASSEN KUNST: an international exhibition of work inspired by graffiti
August 27 through September 19
Helena Davis & Frable Galleries
artspace announces an open call to all artists working in any medium to submit entries for Strassen Kunst, an international exhibition of work inspired by graffiti. The exhibition juror, Martin McFadden LRPS, Director and Curator, 12 12 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia, will award up to $1000 and a solo exhibition in artspace's Helena Davis Gallery.
ELIGIBILITY International artists age 18+, working in any 2D or 3D medium whose work consists of or is inspired by any aspect of graffiti, including painting, tagging, stenciling, etc., may submit 3 digital images of work to be considered for the exhibition. Additional images may be submitted at additional cost, for up to a total of 5 works. Work that has been previously exhibited at artspace is not eligible.
ENTRY PROCEDURE Entrants may submit ONLY digital images on CD or online. Only one digital image may be submitted for each work. Diptychs or triptychs must be on one image. Limit size of framed work to 60 inches, in either direction, and up to 65 lbs. Space limitations do not allow for installations of work. Digital files for viewing should be JPG format at 300 ppi, saved at 10-12 quality level, with the longest dimension being 1900 pixels. Label each file with the last name, first initial, and the number corresponding to the entry number (e.g. SmithJ1). Please identify images on the entry form with the title of the work.
CD, completed entry form, entry fee, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope, for the return of your CD and notification of acceptance, must be postmarked by Friday, July 9, 2010 and sent to artspace, Zero E. 4th Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23224. If no SASE is provided, notification will be sent via e-mail.
ONLINE SUBMISSIONS In the body of an e-mail include your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. In this e-mail provide information for the images you wish to submit. Attach images of the work corresponding to the information provided and send to the exhibition e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org by 11:59 PM Friday, July 9, 2010. Notice of acceptance will be e-mailed.
ENTRY FEE All submissions require payment of a non-refundable entry fee of $25 for three (3) entries, which is accepted via PayPal, personal check or money order mailed to the gallery by the postmark deadline. Additional entries may be submitted at $5.00 (US) each, for up to five (5) total entries.
ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION Notice of acceptance will be mailed or e-mailed Friday, July 23, 2010. Artist bios, resumes, and statements will be requested upon acceptance to show.
QUESTIONS Contact the gallery by telephone at 804.232.6464 or by e-mail at email@example.com with questions regarding the exhibition, prospectus, or online entry process. See the 2010 SCHEDULE to the right for exhibition calendar.
MARTIN MCFADDEN, LRPS is the Director and Curator of 12 12 Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. Martin has curated several group and solo exhibitions. As a photographer whose work is inspired by graffiti and has received international distinction from the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain, his work has been exhibited in several solo and group shows.
McFadden will jury and curate Strassen Kunst, an international exhibition of work that will showcase the diverse and multiple aspects of graffiti and its continuing evolution and integration into the field of fine art.
AWARDS Up to $1000 will be awarded as well as a solo exhibition in artspace's Helena Davis Gallery.
SALES All work must be for sale. artspace will receive a 33% commission on the sale of any work.
ARTSPACE is a non-profit, member-run gallery, in existence since 1988. It has become an urban pioneer, moving to and improving "undiscovered" areas of Richmond. One of the most beautiful gallery spaces in Richmond and Virginia, artspace exhibits works by regional, national, and international artists.
Postmark and Online Deadline July 9 @ 11:59PM
Acceptance Notification Sent by July 23
Accepted Work Received 12-4PM July 30-August 22*
Installation of Work August 23-25
Awards Presentation August 27 6:30-7PM
Show Opens August 27 7-10PM
Show Closes Sept 19 4PM
Pick Up Work 12-4PM Sept 25-Oct 3*
Return of Shipped Work Sept 28-Oct 15*
*Except Mondays, when the gallery is closed.