Submission Deadline: 31 October 2015
Subject: Artwork Made by Women
Jurors: Yael, Tamar, and Shira van der Wouden
All media show
Exhibition Opening: 16 November 2015
This show, Ladies First can be created in any medium (including writing) and subject. We are looking for submissions of original art with the theme being that all the art is created by female artists.
All artists are invited to submit work for inclusion in an ArtisTTable online exhibition titled, Ladies First, 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.
SUBJECT MATTER / JUDGING CRITERIA
Ladies First is an open subject themed show of art work created entirely by women.
• Interpretation of the theme.
• The overall artistic quality of the work, including compositional excellence.
The registration form must be filled out, the entry fee must be received, and the images of the artwork sent to the ArtisTTable by 31 October 2015
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
_ Write a brief artist statement about the submission. 300 words or less.
_ Fill out the Ladies First 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.
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE
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 08 November 2015.
EXHIBITION DATES AND LOCATION
Accepted art will be displayed in the Current Exhibition space at www.artisttableonline.com/exhibition from
09 November 2015 to 08 February 2016. 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.
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, scratchboard, photography and original prints (e.g., lithograph, etching, engraving, serigraph), mosaic, sculpture of stone, concrete, cast metals, plaster, found objects, fiber, ceramics, clay, wax, 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 email@example.com and we will happily let you know.
HOW TO REGISTER
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Type Ladies First in the subject line.
3) Be sure to include your name in the body of the email.
4) Hit send.
SHIPPING ART ARTWORK
For ArtisTTable Online shows there is no need to ship your art work. Because it is online all that you need to send are images of your work via email.
ARTWORK THAT IS FOR SALE
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.
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.
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 specific theme of a specific exhibition. Prizes are sent to the artists via PayPal.
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.
WHAT IS THE ARTISTTABLE?
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.
IS THE ARTISTTABLE ONLY ONLINE?
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.
WHAT KINDS OF EVENTS DOES THE ARTISTTABLE HOST?
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 and France, and have plans for retreats in The Netherlands, Israel, Panama, 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.
WHO ARE TALI AND ROYCE?
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.
HOW DO I CONTACT THE ARTISTTABLE?
You may email us at: info@ArtisTTableOnline.com
You can visit our website anytime, night or day: www.ArtisTTableOnline.com
We also have a presence on most of your favorite social media outlets: www.ArtisTTableOnline.com/followus
IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS
Email us: info@ArtisTTableOnline.com