Call Detail
The Figure: Interpreted Through Contemporary Mediums
165 7th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: New York
Entry Deadline: 12/5/16
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 12
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 12
Entry Fee (The Figure: Interpreted Through Contemporary Mediums): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$10.00

The Figure: Interpreted Through Contemporary Mediums
International Juried Art Exhibition NYC
January 19 - February 19, 2017

 This is an open call for submissions from artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn.

The Figure: Interpreted Through Contemporary Mediums is an exhibition that reflects the ambitious, innovative and contemporary practices in painting, printmaking and mixed media today. We are interested in showing work that explores the distinct, varied, and symbolic nature of the figure—work that is made in an imaginative and compelling way.

About the Juror:
We are fortunate to have the highly respected Co-Executive Editor of ARTNews Barbara A. MacAdam. She has worked as executive editor of Art + Auction, and was an editor of Review: Latin American Literature and Arts and New York Magazine. She has written on art and design, reviewed books on art and literature for the LA Times Book Review, Newsday, and The New York Times Book Review, among others. She has been co-president of AICA-USA (the International Art Critics Association)

Site:Brooklyn is a street level gallery located in the heart of the Gowanus arts district. The gallery is dedicated to exhibiting a wide range of emerging and midcareer artists. The gallery invites artists, curators and writers to engage in lively exhibitions, criticism and the exchange of ideas through art, reflecting our times and shaping our culture.

Call Announcement Date: October 2, 2016
Final Submission Deadline: December 5, 2016
Notification Letter Date: December 12, 2016
Gallery Exhibition Dates: January 19th – February 19, 2017
Opening Reception: Wednesday January 18, 2017 from 6-9PM

AWARDS: $1000.00 in prizes will be awarded.

ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to all artist 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all two dimensional media, drawing, painting, printmaking and mixed media.

JURYING: Entries that differ significantly from their digital images may be rejected. The decisions of the judges are final.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted. The fee is $35. The fee is for up to three (3) images, plus $10 for each additional image. 
A completed application consists of the following information and files: Name, contact information, Images, Text descriptors for each image must include Title, Year Completed, Medium & Dimensions.

All entries must be registered/received by midnight, December 5, 2016 MDT. All entry fees are non-refundable.


ACCEPTANCE: Notification of acceptance of work will be made via e-mail by December 12, 2016. A return confirmation of participation is required by December 19, 2016 to hold a spot in the exhibition.

1. Maximum Size: 48” w X 60” H X 4” D
2. All work must be suitably framed to a professional standard. No clip frames, saw-tooth hangers or taped edges. All framed conventional work must use Plexiglas, except hand-delivered work less than 24” x 30”. Canvases may have neat gallery wrapped edges.
3. Work must be wired and ready for hanging. A label must be affixed to the back of the work that indicates which end is the top and includes the following: Artist Name, Title, Medium, Dimensions, and Price. This information must correspond with the Accepted image as listed on Notification form. No artwork may be substituted.
4. All artwork must be priced for sale.
5. Work cannot be withdrawn nor sales shipped before the end of the exhibit.

1. All Shipped Artwork must arrive at the gallery between December 26, 2016 and January 12, 2017. Shipping address is Site:Brooklyn 165 7th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11215 (UPS and Fedex are our preferred carriers). The artist assumes all responsibility for insuring artwork against shipping damage or loss. Artists will be responsible for delivery and return shipping of all their artwork. All work must be gallery ready for installation.

2. Work can be hand delivered to Site:Brooklyn 165 7th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11215  by artist or artist’s agent on Wednesday or Thursday January 11 & 12 from 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Hand-delivered works must be removed by artist or artist’s agent--see paragraph on Hand Removal below.

RETURN: - Shipped work must be packaged in a reusable container. A prepaid label for its return must be enclosed. Shipping address Site:Brooklyn 165 7th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215. The gallery accepts no responsibility damages in shipping or work left in the gallery after pick up date.

HAND REMOVAL: Hand-delivered artwork must be removed by the artist, or artist’s agent, on Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21, 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Any work not removed during this specified time will be stored for a month at the rate of $5.00 a day and disposed of in accordance with NYS law.

LATE ARRIVAL AND RETURNS: Site:Brooklyn reserves the right to reject and return work that is late at the artist’s expense.

LIABILITY: Site:Brooklyn is not responsible for any damage, breakage, replacement or cost associated with any damage or breakage that may have occurred during transport or unpacking. Every precaution will be taken in handling the entries, but Site:Brooklyn assumes no liability for any loss or damage to any artist’s work while in our care, custody or control, before, during or after the exhibition. Each artist, if they wish, needs to provide their own insurance.

SALES, COMMISSIONS: Site:Brooklyn will retain a 40% commission on all exhibition sales. The price represented on the artist entry form will be the sale price. No changes will be allowed. Sold works will remain until the end of the exhibition

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for marketing and promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include publication in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to

ENTRY AGREEMENT: With the submission of artwork into the The Figure: Interpreted Through Contemporary Mediums Exhibition, the artist agrees to all the terms and conditions set forth in this prospectus.

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