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Call For Entries

 

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APRIL 11 - MAY 9, 2014

 

AWARDS-

Best in Show - $1000 and the opportunity for a solo exhibit

First Merit 2-D - $500

First Merit 3-D - $500

Three Merit Awards - $200

People’s Choice Award- As voted by the visitors to the exhibition - $100


ELIGIBILITY-

Open to all United States residents/artists 18 years or older. 


DATES TO REMEMBER-

February 14: Deadline for receipt of application

February 28: Notifications e-mailed to artists

March 21, 4PM: Deadline for receipt of accepted work

April 11: Opening Gala and awards reception 6 - 9 PM

April 11 – May 16: Exhibition dates

May 19 – 23: Return of shipped work

May 17, 4 PM: Deadline for pickup of work


JUROR: Ron Platt is the Hugh Kaul Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art.  As curator he develops and implements long term goals and objectives for the BMA’s Department of Modern and Contemporary Art, organizes and implements exhibitions, and oversees collections development.  Prior to joining the BMA, Platt was Curator of Exhibitions at the Weatherspoon Art Museum (1999-2004), the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (1996-1999); and Assistant Curator at MIT’s List Visual Arts Center (1992-96).

ORIGINALITY: Work must be original and completed within the past three years. No substitutes of accepted works will be permitted unless previous arrangements have been made with the SOUTHWORKS 2014 committee. Work previously exhibited at SOUTHWORKS or any OCAF exhibit within the last three years is not eligible.

JURIED IMAGES: All entries to the exhibit will be juried from computer images. If selected and upon receipt of work, the work is not of the quality reflected in the image, the juror reserves the right to exclude the work from the exhibit.

MERIT AWARDS: Merit Awards will be awarded by juror.

SIZE & WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS: 2-Dimensional works, excluding mat & frame, should not exceed 96” in any direction. Sculpture may have one side exceeding 96” inches in length, but weight should not exceed 150 lbs. The SOUTHWORKS 2014 committee reserves the right to reject any artwork due to size and weight limitations.

DISPLAY: Hanging work must be properly framed and ready for hanging with wire in place. No saw-tooth hangers. Artwork requiring assembly must be delivered and assembled by the artist. At the end of the exhibition, such artwork must be disassembled and picked up by the artist.

STORAGE FEES: A $10.00/day storage fee will be charged for each work remaining after  May 24th  2014.

SECURITY: Reasonable security and insurance is provided for the duration of the exhibition. Care will be taken in the handling, hanging and displaying of the work. OCAF and the SOUTHWORKS 2014 committee will not be responsible or liable for the loss or damage of any artwork.

SHIPPING: All shipping and shipping insurance is the responsibility of the artist. Each mailed work of art must be received to OCAF no later than Friday, March 21, 2014 and must be accompanied by a valid return “shipping label”.

FEES-

OCAF members: non-refundable jury fee - $25 for up to three entries.

Non-members: non-refundable jury fee - $35 for up to three entries.

All work must be for sale. The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation will deduct 35% commission on sales of artwork sold during the exhibition. No price changes from application permitted. For artists wishing to support OCAF with membership, see our Membership application online at www.ocaf.com 

NOTE: If you are interested in becoming a member before you apply to Southworks, use the link below. Please give us a few days to process the memebership before applying to the exhibtion. You are welcome to call to enquire as the the status of your membership at 706-769-4565.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS-

Images

Please submit 1 image per 2D work, and up to 3 images (front, back & side) for each 3D work in tiff, jpg. or gif. format. Submitted images must be at least 1 MB but no larger than 5 MB.

Each image should be labeled (named) with title, size, medium and price in the file name (see example below).

Mona_Lisa_Example


To re-name an image prior to uploading onto application:

1) Click on the file or folder to select it.

2) Click the item's text box to select it, then type in the new name.

3) Press Enter (if using Windows) or Return (on a Mac) to save the new name.

To re-name an image after uploading onto application:

1) Rename the image on your computer (see above)

2) Re-upload the image with the corrected name by re-clicking the "upload" button and re-completing the upload process. The application will show both the original & the new name. Only the new name will appear on your completed / sent application.

Note: Image files improperly named will not be accepted.


If you are ready to submit, use the button below to.....

If you'd rather mail your submission with a CD, click here to download the printable version.