Artwork entries should reflect present-day issues and concerns. Be part of a national conversation about important issues using the universal language of art. Be bold, stand up, and speak out! Be an artist and an activist.
Three Easy Steps to Enter:
STEP 1. Complete the Application/Entry Form below
STEP 2. Pay the Application Fee
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STEP 3. Email your images to firstname.lastname@example.org
Email the images to email@example.com with your last name in the subject line. Submit one JPEG image per piece entered. Image size: JPEG, 300dpi, 2000 pixels maximum on longer side. Title your files: LastName-artworktitle For example: Doe-Untitled.
- Open to all artists living and/or working in the United States, 18-years-old and older.
- All original visual media that is the artist's own concept, design and work.
- Artwork must fit through a doorway: 31 in. width x 93 in. tall. Weight: 50 lbs. maximum for wall-hanging and 100 lbs. maximum for free-standing work.
- Accepted works must be priced for sale or marked POR (price on request).
Fees: $50 for up to 3 entries/images; artists may submit up to 3 additional entries/images at a cost of $10 per additional entry.
Format: Submit one JPEG image per piece entered. Image size: JPEG, 300dpi, 2000 pixels maximum on longer side. Title your files: LastName-artworktitle For example: Doe-Untitled. Email your images to firstname.lastname@example.org after filling out online application/entry form below.
Touchstone Gallery is responsible for all sales and will retain a 40% commission. All artwork will be considered for sale at the price set forth by the artist during the entry submittal process but Touchstone Gallery reserves the right to negotiate up to a 10% discount to secure a sale. Our general practice to is not release artwork that has sold to the buyer until the end of the exhibition, unless there are special circumstances that require the buyer take the artwork at the time of the sale.
August 4-24, 2017 -- dates of exhibition
June 12 -- deadline to apply
June 21 -- notifications of acceptance will be emailed and a list of accepted artworks will be published on Touchstone Gallery’s website www.touchstonegallery.com
July 26-29 -- shipped artwork to arrive at the gallery
July 28-30 -- hand-delivered artwork to arrive at the gallery
August 4 -- opening reception 6 - 8:30 pm
August 24 -- last day of the show
August 25-26 -- unsold artwork pickup
August 28-31 -- unsold artwork shipped back
Size must fit through a doorway that is 31 in. wide by 93 in. tall. Weight limitation: 50 lbs. maximum for wall-hanging and 100 lbs. maximum for free-standing work. All work must be visibly signed by the artist (front or back) and include edition numbers if applicable (1/1, 2/50, e.g.) for photography and hand-pulled prints. Works must be properly prepared for installation with professional quality wiring on the verso for two-dimensional objects. Works must be wired with D-Rings. Touchstone will not assemble any artwork.
All submissions must be original work, entirely the work of the entrant, and free from any copyright infringement. No copies or likenesses of other artists' work are permitted. Compositions based on photographs must use photos taken by the artist or be the sole property of the artist.
USE OF IMAGES Images of accepted works may be used at the sole discretion of Touchstone Gallery for promotional purposes including, but not limited to, the press release, invitation, website and social media. In submitting work for consideration, all entrants give permission to Touchstone Gallery to use images of selected works for publicity, education, and reproduction if an exhibition catalog is produced. Images will include attribution whenever possible.
All reasonable care will be taken to assure the protection of the art work. However, Touchstone will not be liable for any damage to, or loss of, artwork during shipment, delivery, exhibition, storage or removal. The artist is responsible for insuring his/her own artwork, if desired. Touchstone reserves the right to review all submitted work for compliance with the requirements outlined in the prospectus, and the right to refuse any work that does not comply with those requirements or that is inconsistent with the image of the artwork selected.
Please complete the following application/entry form, pay for your entries/images, and submit your images by email.
Entry fields followed by an * are mandatory fields.
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