Title: Sketchbook                                            Details and Registration בעברית
Submission Deadline: 04 August 2017
Submit up to 5 images for $25
Subject: Any art from your sketchbook
Juror:
Itzik Schwartz
All media show
Exhibition Opening: 18 August
2017 to 15 November 2017

What is the theme of this exhibition?
When is the submission deadline?
What are the submission guidelines?
What is the judging criteria?
How do I submit my art work?
How do I register to be in the show?
How much does the entry fee cost?
What is included in the entry fee?
How many pieces of artwork can I send with my registration?
Who are the judges for this exhibition?      
What type of art is eligible for entry?
Is there any art that is not eligible?
How do I prepare and name my image files?                                               
Do I have to ship my artwork?
Does the artwork need to be for sale?
Does the ArtisTTable act as a sales agent?
What is the ArtisTTable policy on image reproduction rights?
How are the prizes awarded?
How do I vote in the People's Choice Awards?                                              

THEME
Sketchbook: Artists of all walks keep sketchbooks, often they are used to capture ideas and or scenes quickly and immediately. Other times they contain elaborate drawings, renderings, or paintings, some use them as journals. Most often we may think of how they might contain preliminary work and sketches for a finished piece.  No matter how you use your sketchbooks the work contained in them is important. Sketchbook is an exhibition where this important work can be show cased. As an all media show, the theme of this exhibition may be interpreted in different ways, as we mentioned above artists of all walks keep sketchbooks, so if you are a sculptor, or a photographer, a jewelry maker, print maker or any other sort of maker, the work you do in your sketchbook will be appropriate.

All artists are invited to submit work for inclusion in an ArtisTTable online exhibition titled,
Sketchbook, at www.ArtistTTableOnline.com. Accepted artists will have their work featured in the 3 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.

SUBJECT MATTER / JUDGING CRITERIA
Sketchbook is all about the work that is contained in your sketchbook, whether they are finished paintings or preliminary drawings any work in your sketchbook is eligible.
• Originality.
• Interpretation of the theme.
• The overall artistic quality of the work, including compositional excellence.


JUROR
The registration form must be filled out, the entry fee must be received, and the images of the artwork sent to the ArtisTTable by 04 August 2017

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Fill out the registration form, make the entry fee payment and send the files containing your art before the submission deadline.
Entries will be juried from digital files. Images may be emailed to info@artisttableonline.com.
Images must 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.


SUBMISSION CHECKLIST
_ Write a brief artist statement about the submission. 300 words or less.
_ Fill out the
Sketchbook 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.


After all of the artwork has been reviewed by the juror(s), notification of acceptance and of any awards will be sent to you by emails by 15 August 2017.

Accepted art will be displayed in the Current Exhibition space at www.artisttableonline.com/exhibition from
18 August - 15 November 2017
. 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.


ELIGIBLE MEDIA
Original, two and three-dimensional art completed within five years of the entry deadline is eligible. (Our purpose in having eligible work being only those created in the last five years is to encourage new and constant production of artwork.)  Eligible media includes: oils, watercolors, acrylics, gouache, mixed media, alkyds, collage, pastel, pencil, pen and ink, tempera, poetry, short stories, etc.. Ineligible media includes: Reproduction prints,  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.

At the bottom of this prospectus you will find a link that will take you to the registration form. Fill it out the required fields, when you have it filled out completely, click the Submit button and you will be given a message that will contain a link that will instruct you how you can make your entry fee payment.

After you have filled out the registration form and make the entry fee payment you will be given final instructions on how to submit your images to the exhibition.

The entry fee is $25.00 US and is payable via a secure PayPal connection. Contact us if you would like to arrange a different method of payment.

The single entry fee payment allows you to submit up to 5 images for consideration. The fee covers the ArtisTTable administrative costs, and the cash prizes.

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

(Images must be 72 dpi JPG format and 800 pixels on the longest side.)

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
Sketchbook in the subject line.
3) Be sure to include your name in the body of the email.
4) Hit send.


For ArtisTTable Online shows there is no need to ship your art work. Because the exhibition is online, all that you need to do is to send the images of your work via email.

Because we have had so many questions about selling work and if the has to be for sale, we are going to offer the option of including a sale price for the artwork in the show. If it is not for sale, that is ok too. On the registration form there is now a space for you to check if the work is for sale or not and a place to include the price.

The ArtisTTable does NOT act as a sales agent for the artists or the art in the show. We do NOT take a percentage of any sale made from the show, and will NOT be a part of any sale. We WILL refer all inquires directly to the artist so that arrangements for purchase and shipping can be made directly between the buyer and 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.


PRIZES
Our independent jurors will choose the first three places and honorable mention awards. Award winners will be recognized in the Awards Gallery. The first three places will be awarded cash prizes with a total not to be less than $110 USD.

Prizes are awarded by the ArtisTTable based on the decisions of our independent jurors.  Jurors are from all walks of life and have a broad experiential skill set. They are selected on their credentials and experience that they may have with the particular theme of a specific exhibition.

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
The ArtisTTable also is very interested in seeing what the art viewing public has to say about the art they see. From the very beginning the ArtisTTable has had a People's Choice Award. This award also gives artists in the show more reason to promote their work that is in the exhibition. We encourage artists to share links of the pages with their family, friends and fans to get as many votes as they can.

Voting is easy. Each page that contains a piece of art in our online shows has a voting button. By clicking it a vote is registered. Voting is open for as long as the exhibition is in the ArtisTTable main gallery.

The prize for the People's Choice Award is, special recognition in the Awards gallery and free entry to the next ArtisTTable exhibition that they decide to enter.

The ArtisTTable is an international art group that was started in 2012 to be a forum for artists to participate in juried art exhibitions.The ArtisTTable was organized and is still run by two working artists, Royce Deans from Michigan, USA and Tali Farchi from Zwolle, The Netherlands. Because of there interest in bringing together the communities of art and culture, the ArtisTTable was born.

Although the ArtisTTable was conceived as an online presence, within the first year of operation real life meetings of artists were happening. Today nearly half of the activity and efforts of the ArtisTTable are devoted to workshops, art retreats and events that bring artists together to get to know each other and create side by side. Online exhibitions will always be a major part of the ArtisTTable, but as time passes more and more opportunities to bring artists of all walks of life together will be more and more important.

One of our first efforts was to present intensive figure drawing events. We have always felt is important to work from the live model regardless of what sort of artist you are. First of all the academic exercise of working with the model is second to none and it is always great to hone your skills. Secondly, working from the live model opens up new channels of creativity in your art. We have hosted 8, 12 and 24 hour figure drawing events as well as simultaneous events between our Dutch and American studio with direct video connections.

We also present week long painting art retreats. We have held them in the US, France, The Netherlands, and Israel. We are currently scouting new locations in many parts of the world, as well as more in the US. Our art retreats are open to artists from all disciplines, photographers, and writers as well as other creatives are more than welcome.

We are two artists that live on two different continents, and each grew up in very different cultures. They are individual artists that were brought together by art and they have worked together for nearly 10 years on many many different art projects around the world. When they are not working directly together they are creating work in their individual studios in Zwolle, The Netherlands and in Michigan, USA.
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