Call Detail
CTAC 2018 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition
Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City
322 Sixth Street
Traverse City, MI 49684


Contact Email: gallerydirector@crookedtree.org
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Michigan
Event Dates: 9/15/18 - 10/27/18
Entry Deadline: 7/7/18
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Audio - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (Crooked Tree Arts Center 2018 Juried Fine Art Exhibition): $40.00

The 2018 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition will be presented in the Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City from Saturday, September 15, 2018, through Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening reception, open to CTAC members, exhibiting artists, and their guests, will be on Saturday, September 15, from 2-4 pm. Awards will be announced at the opening. The entry deadline is July 7, 2018. Detroit-based Gallery Director Simone DeSousa will serve as the juror. Cash Awards: 1st Place: $1000, 2nd Place: $500, 3rd Place: $250


Applicant Calendar

  • Entries accepted online at www.callforentry.org: May 1 - July 7, 2018

  • Notification of acceptance will be sent by email no later than:  Monday, July 16, 2018

  • Accepted work to be delivered to Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City: September 3 - 8, 2018 during posted gallery hours

  • Juried Fine Arts Exhibition Opening Reception: Saturday, September 15, 2018, 2-4 pm

  • Juried Fine Arts Exhibition Closes: Saturday, October 27, 2018, 4 pm

  • Pick-up unsold artwork: October 29 - November 3, 2018, during posted gallery hours

 

Eligibility

The 2018 Juried Fine Arts Exhibition is open to all Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana residents, and to members of the Crooked Tree Arts Center. Applicants must be 18 years or older.


Entry Procedure

Entry is through CaFE (CallForEntry.org). You must create a username and password to use this system. Once you have an account with “CaFÉ,” you can upload your images for this and other calls. Here are some guidelines:
 

  • Artist may enter up to three works in any medium

  • Works must be submitted as digital files formatted per standard CaFÉ specifications.

  • Email the Director at gallerydirector@crookedtree.org if you need help.


Also

  • Please make sure that your email address is accurate. You will receive an email notification regarding acceptance no later than Monday, July 16, 2018.

  • Accepted work must be delivered to Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City on September 3 - 8, 2018, during posted gallery hours.

  • Works must be delivered to the Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City at 322 Sixth Street, Traverse City, MI  49684. Works delivered to the CTAC - Petoskey location will not be exhibited.

  • Artists must complete the entire entry form including medium or description of process, title, size and price of the work.

  • CTAC is a sales gallery and sales will be encouraged. You may not alter the price of work after submitting your application.

  • You may not enter work for another artist.

  • All work must be original.

  • Each artist may submit maximum of three entries.

  • Works must not have been previously exhibited at Crooked Tree Arts Center.

  • 2D works must be properly framed, wired and/or ready for hanging.

  • A non-refundable fee of $40.00 per artist is required for entry (CTAC members $20.00). If you are a current member of Crooked Tree Arts Center, please use the coupon code: JFA2018 to receive the member discount. Should you have questions about your membership status, please call CTAC at (231) 347-4337 or find membership information at https://www.crookedtree.org/shop/memberships/

  • Accepted work may NOT be removed until after the close of the show. The first day for pick up is Monday, October 29, 2018.

  • Work must be picked up between October 29 - November 3, 2018, during posted gallery hours.

  • Work not picked up by November 4, 2018, becomes property of the Crooked Tree Arts Center unless prior arrangements have been made CTAC staff. The artist forfeits any claim to the work and the Crooked Tree Arts Center cannot be held responsible for any method of disposal arising from forfeiture.   


Juror
Simone DeSousa, owner and director of Simone DeSousa Gallery in Detroit, MI.


Artwork Delivery and Pick-Up

Shipped Work: Artists are responsible for the delivery and pick-up of their work. Shipped work must be adequately packed for shipping. Any work to be shipped back to the artist must include re-usable packaging and a pre-paid shipping label. There is a handling cost of $25 per artist for shipped work. If the work is hand delivered and picked up at the end of the show this fee does not apply.

Make checks payable to: Crooked Tree Arts Center.

 
  • Works must be delivered to CTAC - Traverse City between September 3 - 8, 2018. Works delivered to the Petoskey location will not be exhibited. Please attach a legible identification label to each piece, clearly labeled with artist contact information, title, media/process and price.

  • Work may NOT be removed until after the close of the show. The first day for pick up is Monday, October 29, 2018.

  • Work must be picked up between October 29 - November 3, 2018, during posted gallery hours.

  • Work not picked up by November 4, 2018, becomes property of the Crooked Tree Arts Center unless prior arrangements have been made with CTAC staff. The artist forfeits any claim to the work and the Crooked Tree Arts Center cannot be held responsible for any method of disposal arising from forfeiture.


Sales and Commission

  • The retail price of the work may not be changed after submitting the works to jury.

  • Crooked Tree Arts Center will retain a 40% commission on any work sold from the exhibition. The artist will receive 60% of the retail price.

  • Purchased work may not be removed from the gallery before October 27, 2018.

  • Payment for sales will be made on the 10th of the month following the deinstallation of the exhibition.


Liability

All reasonable care will be taken when handling artwork. While on the premises, all works are covered by CTAC Galleries’ liability insurance, limited to the CTAC’s cost of the work, 60% of the retail price.


Reproduction

Permission is granted to CTAC for reproduction of artwork for catalog and/or advertising purposes. Entry into exhibition constitutes agreement with this understanding.

 

For More Information Please Contact: Crooked Tree Arts Center - Traverse City, 322 Sixth Street, Traverse City, MI 49684 / 231-941-9488 • www.crookedtree.org/tc

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