CALL FOR ENTRIES
A juried landscape art competition and online exhibition


The Artist Table, a new art community started in January 2013 on the web. It is an opportunity for artists of all backgrounds to show the world their art. We are very happy to announce the second exhibition, Distant Horizons.

IMPORTANT DATES
Entry Deadline: 21 March 2013
Results Notification: 26 March 2013
Exhibition Dates: 28 March - 24 April 2013

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

All artists and photographers are invited to submit work for inclusion in an ArtisTTable online landscape exhibition titled, Distant Horizons, 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. Artwork not accepted into the exhibition will be displayed for one month only in the 'Salon des Refusés'.

SUBJECT MATTER / JUDGING CRITERIA
This exhibition is an all media show with landscape as the theme. 
• Originality.
• Interpretation of the landscape 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), photography, mosaic, sculpture of stone, concrete, cast metals, plaster, found objects, fiber, ceramics, clay, wax, etc.. Ineligible media includes: Reproduction prints,  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 4 pieces per entry created within two years of the entry deadline.

ENTRY FEES
There are two different options when entering your work into the Distant Horizons exhibition. You may submit a single work to be considered by the jurors as one option, or for a second option, you may submit up to four works of art that will each be considered individually.
OPTION 1: $10  (8 euro).
OPTION 2: $20  (15 euro).
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 or shared with the same email address through Google Drive. Images should be 72 dpi JPG format and no longer than 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 three parts separated by an underscore ( _ ). Part 1 is a three letter code describing what show the file is be submitted to, in this case, DH represents "Distant Horizons". Part 2 is the artist's last name, and part 3 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:  DH_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 Distant Horizons 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 Distant Horizons 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 or Google Drive.

JUROR

Roeli Rumscheidt. She was born in the Netherlands and is a life long artist. She has been drawing since she was four years old, and after high school she attended Ecole de Couture Charles Montaigne in Amsterdam, where she studies fashion design and went on to work for years as a designer for several large companies.

She later continued to expand her creative studies and attended Rietveld Academy of Art in Amsterdam and also the Minerva Academy in Croningen, where she studied, painting, printing techniques and illustration.



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 25 MARCH 2013 of the juror's results. Accepted artists will have their art work displayed in the Current Exhibition space at www.artisttableonline.com/exhibition from 28 March - 24 April 2013. 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