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An all media juried art competition and online exhibition calling for Abstract art.

IMPORTANT DATES
Entry Deadline: 02 August 2015
Results Notification: 12 August 2015
Exhibition Dates: 12 August 2015 - 08 November 2015

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

All artists are invited to submit work for inclusion in an ArtisTTable online exhibition titled,
Dig It!, at www.ArtistTTableOnline.com. Accepted artists will have their work featured in the month long show showcasing their art along with descriptions of the artwork and artist contact information. (After the exhibition closes it will continue to be accessible in the 'Shelved' section of the site.) Accepted artists will be eligible to win one of three cash prizes.

THEME
This show, Dig It! can be executed in any medium and subject. We are looking for submissions of original art with abstraction as theme.

SUBJECT MATTER / JUDGING CRITERIA
Dig It! is an open subject themed show with abstraction as the theme.
• Originality.
• Interpretation of the theme.
• The overall artistic quality of the work, including compositional excellence.

MEDIA
Original, two and three-dimensional art completed within two years of the entry deadline is eligible. Eligible media includes: oils, watercolors, acrylics, gouache, mixed media, alkyds, collage, pastel, pencil, pen and ink, tempera, scratchboard, and original prints (e.g., lithograph, etching, engraving, serigraph), mosaic, sculpture of stone, concrete, cast metals, plaster, found objects, fiber, ceramics, clay, wax, etc.. Ineligible media includes: Reproduction prints,  photography, jewelry, artwork in frames. Obviously derivative work and work done under the supervision of an instructor is not eligible. Work that has previously been accepted into an ArtisTTable exhibition is also not eligible. If there are any further questions about eligible media, please email info@artisttableonline.com and we will happily let you know.

GUIDELINES
Artists 18 or older are invited to submit up to 5 pieces per entry created within two years of the entry deadline. Art does not need to be for sale.

ENTRY FEES
You may submit up to five images for
$25  (22 euro) to the Dig It! exhibition.
If you have any questions about the fees, please email: info@artisttableonline.com
(Note - Entry fees are not refundable under any circumstances.)

SUBMISSION GUIDLINES
Entries will be juried from digital files. Images may be emailed to info@artisttableonline.com.
Images should be 72 dpi JPG format and 800 pixels on the longest side.
High quality images are essential for qualification. Out of focus, crooked or poorly lit images, and improperly named files will not be considered.

CORRECT FILE NAMES
In order to be able to keep track of all the entries that are submitted it is necessary that files be named accordingly. Each file name has two parts separated by an underscore ( _ ). Part 1
is the artist's last name, and part 2 is the title of the art work. File names should not be more than 40 characters long and cannot contain symbols such as, !, @, #, %, &, etc.
Example of how to label image files:  Last Name_Title.jpg

FILE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
1) After taking a great photo of your artwork and formatting and naming it appropriately, attach them to an email to info@artisttableonline.com
2) Type
Abstract in the subject line.
3) Be sure to include your name in the body of the email.
4) Hit send.

SUBMISSION CHECKLIST
_ Write a brief artist statement about the submission. 300 words or less.
_ Fill out the
Dig It! entry form. Link at bottom of this prospectus.
_ Submit non-refundable payment via Pay-pal with the link in the Entry Form.
_ Correctly name each of the files to be submitted.
_ Submit files via email.

JUROR BIO

Haydn Dickenson

SALES
ArtisTTable will refer all inquires about sales back to the Artist. ArtisTTable retains no interest or right to any % of sales resulting from involvement in this competition and exhibition. Sales and collection of payment is the sole responsibility of the artist.

RIGHTS & REPRODUCTION
ArtisTTable reserve the right to reproduce all accepted entries, regardless of copyright, for the sole purpose of publicizing  the exhibition, use in press releases, slide shows, presentations, articles and on the ArtisTTable website. Artist credit will always accompany the artwork.

The Artist Table will not participate in the sale or exchange of any of the images of the artwork submitted to its competitions and exhibitions. The Artist shall retain all copyrights of any images submitted to and ArtisTTable competition. Submission of a work shall constitute an agreement to comply with all the conditions set forth in this Call for Entries.

EXHIBITION INFORMATION
All artists that submitted art work will be notified by email by 12 August 2015 of the juror's results. Accepted artists will have their art work displayed in the Current Exhibition space at www.artisttableonline.com/exhibition from
12 August 2015 - 08 November 2015. After the final date the exhibition will be moved to the Shelved section of the site where it will be available for viewing along with other ArtisTTable exhibitions. The exhibition will be publicized to many online social media outlets and blogs. Traditional publications such as newspapers and magazines will be sent press releases detailing the exhibition, and include the names of the winners and the juror's statement.

PRIZES
The ArtisTTable community and competition/exhibitions are completely self financed by the artist developers. The amount of the total purse for the winners of these competitions are cash prizes based on how many entries are submitted, to never be less than $100 total. The hope is that the prizes can continue to grow with future exhibitions as more artists participate. The plan is to add more prizes and bigger prizes for more categories in the future.

QUESTIONS
info@artisttableonline.com

Click here to Register for Dig It!, the ArtisTTable Abstract Show 2015.