1793 East Main Street
Ventura, CA 93001
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call Type: Exhibitions
Entry Deadline: 10/31/17
Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 15
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 15
Admin (Optional Consultation ): $50.00
PROPOSALS | Dab Art will review proposals, for 2017 and 2018 group exhibitions at H Gallery. Artists chosen for these group exhibitions will be further evaluated and considered for roster selections. Early applications are encouraged as exhibition considerations will made prior to the deadlines.
ABOUT DAB ART | Dab Art specializes in curating progressive exhibitions focusing on contemporary artists, while promoting a wide spectrum of genres and mediums in solo, group and juried exhibitions. Dab Art also has a film production department dedicated to documenting artists working in contemporary art.
VENUE | Nestled between Malibu & Santa Barbara, H Gallery is a 10,000 square foot vintage building completely dedicated to the arts. Dab Art is the exclusive curator for H Gallery. The sunny weather, beautiful beaches, a supportive art community and close proximity to Los Angeles, make us a magnet for artists, collectors and creative types.
EXHIBITIONS | Exact exhibition lengths will vary from 8 to 10 weeks. Featured artists are invited & encouraged to personally attend receptions. A selected few will be invited for a recorded artists interview and/or panel discussion about their exhibit.
CONSIDERATIONS | Deadlines
Entries on or before 10/31/2017 (December 2017)
Entries on or before 12/31/2017 (2018 Consideration)
ACCEPTED ARTWORK | Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Glass, Fiber, Functional, Digital, Photography, Installation, mixed media and New Genres Proposals may include multiple disciplines.
SPECIFICATIONS | All work must be original, unsold work, & the artist must own the sole copyright to art. Frames, mats & wiring must be professional quality & in good condition. No saw- tooth hangers. Wiring must be securely fashioned & support weight of the artwork. All accepted work must remain for the duration of the exhibit. 2D Artwork selected for exhibition MUST BE READY TO HANG. Unframed or improperly mounted work will not be accepted.
The number of pieces varies depending on the artist’s medium, sizes and shapes of selected work and available wall space. Every artist will be able to exhibit a sizable body of work so that they are well represented in the exhibition. The number of pieces can vary considerably.
SHIPPING (READ CAREFULLY) | Absolutely no packing peanuts. Crates, boxes, even small packages containing packing peanuts will be resealed & immediately shipped back to you, no exceptions. Artists are responsible for round-trip shipping & insurance (during shipping) of artworks. All shipments must include a prepaid UPS OR FED EX return label & be shipped in a container suitable to re-use for return shipping. Work sent through the US Postal Service, must include a shipping label, USPS stamps will not be accepted.
COMMISSION | Dab Art retains a 35% commission on all exhibition & website sales.
SALES | All sales payouts by Dab Art are given after the close of exhibition. Payment to Artist will be provided within 60 days after the exhibit concludes and receipt of full payment from Buyer to Dab Art.
NOTIFICATION | Applications are reviewed and the end of each month and notifications are sent via email. Artists selected for an exhibition will be given sufficient time to prepare their work & make shipping or delivery arrangements prior to their exhibit date. There is no maximum or minimum number of artists for our roster and artist selection is ongoing. Early applications are encouraged as exhibition considerations will made prior to the deadline.
OPTIONAL CONSULTATION | If you would like to discuss your entries in detail, you may consider a phone consultation. There is an option at checkout for a 15-minute consultation by phone. We can discuss your entries and any questions you may have about your submission. Consultations are completed after you have received notification on your application status.
FOR MORE INFORMATION | Visit www.dabart.me to find out more about Dab Art & H Gallery. View our Artist Index, current & upcoming exhibitions & installation views. We look forward to seeing your work!