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EXPRESSIONS 2022
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Contact Email: shows@msartists.org
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Entry Deadline: 4/27/22
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry for three pieces of art): $35.00
Entry Fee (MSA member - Entry for three pieces): $30.00
Media Fee(Fee for each additional piece up to a total of ten): $7.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 10
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 10
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: California
Event Dates: 5/15/22 - 7/14/22

EXPRESSIONS  2022 is an ONLINE exhibition open to all artists, age 18 and over.  Artists are invited to interpret their ideas, thoughts, emotions, their creative vision: what they see, feel and express through their art.  Open to painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media, fiber art, ceramics and all types of fine art crafts.  The show will be presented in two forms – an online presentation in the MSA “Virtual Gallery” which will include the price and contact information of the artist.  In addition, a video version showing all works in the show will be available and will remain available to view after the show closes..  

Only online entries with digitally uploaded images to CaFE will be accepted. Digital entries must be RECEIVED via the CaFE application by Wednesday, April 27, 2022 before 11:59pm Mountain Time. Notification of acceptance will be by email and an online list of accepted artwork entries on the MSA website.


EXHIBITION DATES: May 15, 2022 through July 14, 2022.  The YouTube version of the exhibition will remain available after July 14.

RECEPTION:  A virtual ZOOM reception will be held on Sunday, May 22 at 5pm PST.  Details and the link to the ZOOM will be released well in advance.

DEADLINE TO ENTER: April 27, 2022

JUROR:  DONNA SEAGER. Seager/Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA..https://seagergray.com/  A native of New Orleans, Donna Seager's education was at the University of Texas where she received her degree in Art History and English. She began in the art business in 1978, working in galleries in New Orleans and was the director of the Marlborough Gallery in Boston before moving to California in 1989. In 2001, she partnered with Suzanne Gray to form Seager/Gray Gallery in Mill Valley, now a cornerstone of the Marin arts community. Donna Seager has distinguished herself for her discerning eye and commitment to the arts. She has served on the board of the San Francisco Art Dealers' Association and the San Francisco Center for the Book and is currently a member of the Marin County Cultural Commission.    

 AWARDS:  First Prize: $500.  Second Prize: $300.  Third Prize: $100.  Several non-monetary Honorable Mention awards may be given at the Juror's discretion.

ENTRY FEES:  A non-refundable entry fee will be charged: $35 for 3 entries ($30 for MSA members), $7 for each additional entry up to (10) pieces.  
Payments to be made by credit card, debit (VISA or MC) or PayPal through the CaFE application. Diptychs and triptychs count as one piece, use only one image of the entire diptych or triptych. Fee payment does not guarantee that any/all artworks submitted for jurying will be included in the exhibition.   Note: Artwork previously shown in an MSA juried entry exhibition will not be accepted.  MSA members with award vouchers should  contact shows@msartists.org for a coupon code. Vouchers do not cover 100% of the entry fee.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Specifications and Policy for Artwork and Show Entry are on our website:  https://www.marinsocietyofartists.org 

For general information email: shows@msartists.org and include “Expressions 2022” in the subject line. For assistance with online entry: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Mountain Time, contact: contactcafe@callforentry.org

All properly prepared entries (refer to digital file image requirements) will be viewed and judged by the juror. The decision of the juror is final. No more than 2 works by any one artist will be included in the final juried selection.  If your work is misrepresented, we reserve the right to refuse to feature your artwork on the Online Gallery.

NOTE: Marin Society of Artists has no prohibition against displaying art depicting nudity or political issues. However, it reserves the right to refuse artwork which, in the opinion of the Board of Directors will be offensive to visitors or any of its members.

ENTRY PROCEDURE AND DIGITAL IMAGE FORMAT:
Entry instructions may be found on our website: https://www.marinsocietyofartists.org or on CaFE. If you are already registered with CaFE, you may use your existing username and password to enter this show. All entries must be submitted with digital images and must adhere to CaFE requirements.
Your entries must first be uploaded to "My Portfolio" on the CaFE application. You then choose images from your "Portfolio" to be entered in EXPRESSIONS 2022..
- Image Format:  JPG or JPEG 
- Dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side. CaFE may readjust your dimensions after entry to fit the limitations. Size: under 5 MB
- Please check your entries for accuracy and typos.  No changes to title, price, or other material information will be permitted after May 8, 2022. 
- For technical help, click on CaFE HELP and go to "Uploading: Image, Audio and Video Files". 

CALENDAR SCHEDULE:
Digital Entries Deadline: April 27, 2022 before 11:59pm Mountain Time.
Notification of Accepted Entries: May 7, 2022 (by midnight PST). at https://www.marinsocietyofartists.org For Artists, EXPRESSIONS 2022.
Show Opens: May 15, 2022 (online gallery)
Reception: (ZOOM call) May 22, 2022 at 5pm (PST).
Show Closes: July 14, 2022 (online gallery)

ACCEPTED ARTWORK NOTIFICATION:  Artists will receive email notices of accepted artwork on May 7, 2022, (by midnight PST). A SEPARATE email notice will be sent on the same date showing non-accepted artwork. In addition, a list of the accepted artwork will be posted on the MSA website: https://www.marinsocietyofartists.org/.  

SALES:  By submitting work for exhibition, the Artist chooses to offer their work for sale at the price entered.  If the artist wishes the entry to be “Not for Sale”, they should enter a price of "0" and send a message of confirmation to shows@msartists.org.. The Artist's email contact information will be posted along with their artwork image on the Online Gallery show so that the Artist can be contacted by potential buyers. The Artist may choose to show their artist website link, their phone number, or no contact information by indicating such on their CaFE entry. The "Show Price" indicated for each work on the entry form will be the list price for said work on the Online Gallery Show. This price does not include shipping and handling costs. The artist will handle the sale of their artwork and shipping thereof. Any interested purchaser will contact the artist directly regarding purchase of artist's work. 100% of the sale of work will go to the artist; no commission to MSA.

A non-refundable entry fee will be charged.
Non-members: $35 for 3 entries, $7 for each additional entry up to (10) pieces.
MSA members: $30 for 3 entries (with coupon code), $7 for each additional entry up to (10) pieces.

Payments to be made by credit card, debit (VISA or MC) or PayPal through the CaFÉ application. Diptychs and triptychs count as one piece, use only one image of the entire diptych or triptych. Fee payment does not guarantee that any/all artworks submitted for jurying will be included in the exhibition. Note: Artwork previously shown in an MSA exhibition will not be accepted

 MSA members with award vouchers, contact shows@msartists.org for a coupon code. Vouchers do not cover 100% of the entry fee. 

All artists over the age of 18 are invited.