Brush Gallery

PROSPECTUS & ON-LINE APPLICATION

The Brush Art Gallery
Seeks Photography and Printmaking entries for
“The Lure of Smoke”


ELIGIBILITY

This is a national call for artists, at any stage in their professional careers. Artists may submit up to 3 images for consideration.

THEME:

"The Lure of Smoke". Submitted images can be inspired by lingering, drifting, swirling, smoke rings, and smoky atmosphere. Celebrities were often seen smoking on the silver screen. It's reflected in many cultures around the world. American Indians smoked ceremonial pipes. Aboriginal Australians used smoking ceremonies to ward off bad spirits. Submit your images related to and inspired by anything related to smoke, incense and more...

MEDIUM:

Works in the following categories will be accepted for review – photography and printmaking (examples: traditional or digital photography, monoprint, etching, mezzotint, aquatint, engraving, dry point, screen print, collagraph)

METHOD OF SELECTION: Uploaded digital images only (no disks, slides or photographs)

JURORS:

AWARDS: $200 in awards will be given out at the artist reception.

COMMISSION: 30% for current Brush members and 40% for non-members

ENTRY FEE: $25.00. Up to 3 entries, (2 views: 1 full and 1 detail)

MAILING/DELIVERY ADDRESS:

The Brush Art Gallery & Studios
256 Market Street
Lowell, MA 01852

QUESTIONS?

IMPORTANT DATES:

Submission period July 29 – August 30, 2019
Entry Deadline Friday, August 30, 2019 , 11:59 pm (on-line only)
Notification of Jury Decision No later than by Sept 7, 2019
Hand delivery of accepted work By Tue, Sept 17, 2019 12-4 p.m.
Shipping of accepted out-of-state work Before Sept 13, 2019
Exhibition opens to public Tuesday, Sept 24, 2019
Artists’ Reception Sunday, Oct 5, 2019 2 -4 p.m.
Exhibition closes Saturday, Nov 2, 2019
Unsold work picked up              Sun Nov 3 and Nov 4, 12-4 p.m.
Work shipped back to out-of-state artists Week of Nov 4, 2019

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE/REQUIREMENTS: Artists may submit up to three entries (two views each for a total of 6 images). A $25 non-refundable entry fee paid via PayPal or check. You will receive an e-mailed confirmation/invoice with instructions on how to pay this entry fee.


Please take care with accuracy, spelling, punctuation and capitalization. The information you type in below will appear exactly as you enter it. Your name might appear on the postcard, in publicity and definitely on exhibition wall labels. PLEASE DO NOT enter your name in all lower case or all upper case. Titles, materials and prices will appear on exhibition wall labels exactly as you enter them.

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  **All communication, including notification of jury decision, will be made by e-mail. Provide an e-mail address you check frequently.


ENTRY 1  
Title:
(max: 60 characters)
Upload Image 1 (View 1)
(JPEG format required, 300 dpi preferred)
Upload Image 1 (View 2)
(JPEG format required, 300 dpi preferred)
Materials:
(max: 60 characters)
Dimensions:
(Height x Width)
Insurance Value
(Not sure? Make the same as selling price)
Selling Price:
(Factor in 30%. NFS is OK)
   


ENTRY 2  
Title:
(max: 60 characters)
Upload Image 2 (View 1):
(JPEG format required, 300 dpi preferred)
Upload Image 2 (View 2):
(JPEG format required, 300 dpi preferred)
Materials
(max: 60 characters)
Dimensions:
(Height x Width)
Insurance Value:
(Not sure? Make the same as selling price)
Selling Price:
(Factor in 30%. NFS is OK)
   


ENTRY 3  
Title:
(max: 60 characters)
Upload Image 3 (View 1):
(JPEG format required, 300 dpi preferred)
Upload Image 3 (View 2):
(JPEG format required, 300 dpi preferred)
Materials:
(max: 60 characters)
Dimensions:
(Height x Width)
Insurance Value:
(Not sure? Make the same as selling price)
Selling Price:
(Factor in 30%. NFS is OK)