Call Detail
ABSTRACT Expressions
Entry Deadline: 8/8/22
Application Closed

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $30.00
Media Fee(Media Fee): $10.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 20
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 20
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: International
State: California
Jury Dates: 8/8/22 - 9/8/22

You can enter all sorts of artistic interpretations, use your imagination, of ABSTRACT Expressions.   All Mediums and Artist are Welcome! Show us how you express your emotions and story through Abstract Art and entering them here so they can inspire and engage the viewer with universal connections.  We welcome all forms of painting and drawing, sculpture and photography, plus fiber arts, digital arts and more. We strive to be inclusive and open to seeing what you present for your entries. We welcome creativity! Have fun!
 

PROSPECTUS The Red Bluff Art Gallery supports artist worldwide. Our gallery shows international art and has for more than 14 years. We have sponsored more than 300 exhibitions, including international touring exhibitions. Selected art will be displayed online with our established website, social media and collector contacts.  The virtual show of your work, if selected by the jurors, will be connected directly to you for sales. The artist gets 100% of proceeds.  Entry fees assist in supporting the Accidental Animal Rescue Center, which provides sanctuary and habitat for many animals.


We will be providing prizes for the first, second and third places. Plus, multiple special awards for Honorable Mention. And to top it all off some artists will be awarded Virtual 3D SOLO Exhibits! If you have already paid entry fees into entered our solo exhibit call and you win, no worries, you will get the value and more as we move forward with exhibiting your work. 

An example of a current Abstract SOLO Exhibition, like you can enter now https://www.redbluffartgallery.com/gosolo.htm or be awarded is here: https://www.redbluffartgallery.com/marlenesiff.htm and if you get into our solo exhibition, we will link it with any accepted artwork exhibited in the Abstract ART Exhibition online.

THEME ABSTRACT Expressions can include all sorts of interpretations of Abstraction in Your ART. All Mediums and Artist are Welcome!  We welcome all forms of painting and drawing, sculpture and photography, plus fiber arts, digital arts and more. We strive to be inclusive with our online international exhibits and open to seeing what you present for your entries.  We welcome creativity! Have fun!

MEDIUMS All fine art mediums may be entered; Painting, printmaking, drawing, mixed media, digital, fiber, sculpture, photography and all mixed media are acceptable. Please provide a good picture, this will represent you to the jurors and to the public if your art is selected to be included in the 3D Virtual Art Show.  One of the most important parts of entering, is a good digital image of your art to upload for entry.

ENTRY FEE $30 for first entry. $10 per each additional entry to a maximum of 10 image entries and 4 video entries. Accepted artwork will be featured in 3D Virtual Gallery Show, promoted and shared. Plus, you will have the option to have your work directly linked to your media contact of choice for further exploration of artist and possible sales. Also, a great way to meet and see fellow artist animal lovers' artworks.  Entry fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance of artwork. All entry fees will go to cost associated with administration and building 3D Virtual ART Exhibit, plus the Accidental Animal Rescue Center sanctuary support.

BENEFITTING All entries will help promote art and artists. Plus, you will be benefiting the animal welfare, habitat development and sanctuary at the ACCIDENTAL ANIMAL RESCUE CENTER. To see the animals and stories of current rescues that you will be benefiting visit, here: www.NelsonDynanArt.com/rescue.htm

CURRENT EXHIBITON For an idea of what to expect by entering this artist call you can visit the current gallery exhibit "FLORA & FAUNA 2022" https://www.redbluffartgallery.com/flora.htm


SELECTION PROCESS Gallery directors will jury and select with their extensive education and experience in the art world. Personal feedback will be not given by jurors.  If your work is selected, you will be notified of your congratulations and inclusion in the online art show with links to share. This process takes about 3-4 weeks after the art call entry conclusion.

CALENDAR & NOTIFICATIONS Entries are due by July 31st - yes, we extended entries to accommodate more artists.  Notification of selections, prizes and online exhibit will begin on August 30th. Notification will be done by email to the email address you provide during entry process. Please also make sure you enter your name as you would like it to appear with your artwork titling, should your art be selected for the show.  Exhibits will be listed and visible on our website for a minimum of 90 days for continued art appreciation visitations and your resume development.


AWARDS First Place: $300 and featured in Virtual Exhibit with Prize notification on Artwork. Second Place: $200 and Notice of Award in Virtual Show. Third Place: $100 and Notice of Award in Virtual Exhibit. Honorable Mentions - $50 and Notice of Award in Virtual Exhibit. Special Recognition Awards, SOLO 3D Virtual Exhibit ($420+) Prize! Selected Art will be included in our Virtual Exhibit and promoted to our online audience, collectors, art appreciators, social media contacts and press release as appropriate. And you can show and link the artwork on your artistic resume and to your social media for artistic benefits too.

NOTIFICATION All notifications of selections will be done by email to the email provided upon entry with CaFE.  Please check your email filters if you do not see a notification.  Entry in our call for art also serves as agreement to be added to our gallery mailing list as appropriate for communications and art promotion for benefit of artists, appreciators and animals.
 

ELIGIBILITY All artists both professional and amateur may enter.  You can live anywhere in the word and enter. You just need to be able to enter online with good digital image of your own artwork image. It can be for sale, sold or not for sale and be entered.  We are about exhibiting artwork, connecting artists, collectors and appreciators around the world while helping the Accidental Animal Rescue Center and Sanctuary. We are an inclusive gallery that promotes world unity, and we welcome all artist to enter! We do not discriminate based on age or anything else, we just love the art and as long as it is your art you are entering, please do!