Call Detail
2019 Open Theme Annual
Webster Arts
483 E. Lockwood, Lower Level
St Louis, MO 63119

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Missouri
Entry Deadline: 2/15/19
Application Closed
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Entry Fee (2019 Open Theme Annual): $35.00

EXHIBITION DATES: March 18-April 30, 2019

Webster Arts invites art submissions for our Open Theme Annual. Send us your BEST work. No need to worry if it fits into a juror's vision of the theme... there isn't one!  All 2D & 3D media is welcome within the parameters listed below. No floor or ceiling hung installations are possible at this time. No video.

Webster Arts is growing regional non-profit arts center that hosts national juried exhibitions in it's 2000 square-foot gallery, a nationally ranked juried art fair, art outreach for recent refugees, a plein air competition, an autumn music series, and other community events. Our patrons are sophisticated art consumers. An independent juror will select work for inclusion in the exhibit and for cash prizes. Artists may be selected for solo or 2 - 3 person shows in the future.

JUROR: Rosemarie Langtry BA is a contemporary visual artist living and working from her studio in the heart of Ireland, Ballinahown, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Spontaneity describes the approach to her latest encaustic paintings forming a unique and individual piece at any one time. With excitement and a sense of anticipation, the mediums combine to capture and enfold an everlasting, timeless and emotional response to her heritage. 

Friday, February 12, 2019: Submission deadline
Monday, February 25, 2019: All artists notified by email
March 4-7, 2019: In person delivery of artwork during office hours
Friday, March 8: Deadline to receive shipped artwork
Tuesday, March 19, from 6-8 p.m.: Exhibit Opening Reception
May 1-3: Pre-paid artwork return and in-person pick-up during office hours

$35 for up to three entries

Entry fees are non-refundable

The exhibition is open to artists age 18 and older, residing in the US or abroad. 

The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging and no larger than 48″ X 48″. Free-standing pieces may not exceed 32″ X 32″ X 60″ or weigh more than 50 lbs. Accepted work cannot be substituted and must be available for the duration of the exhibit. No floor or ceiling installed work. No video.

All work must be the original conception and execution of the artist listed on the application. No reproductions. Photographs printed on canvas are NOT allowed without prior permission. Please do not submit work that has been exhibited in any Webster Arts gallery in the past, including Paint Webster.

Submit up to three JPEG digital images. Upload options for image files:

File dimensions: no larger than 1920 pixels on the longest side

File resolution: 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution)

File size: 5 MB maximum

The artist is responsible for the cost of shipping or mailing artwork to and from Webster Arts using FedEx, UPS, USPS or DHL. A return shipping label and return postage must be included with the artwork. Artwork may also be hand-delivered to and picked up from Webster Arts on the appropriate dates during the scheduled times.

All artwork is insured for its declared value from the time it is received through the time it is picked up by the carrier. Artists are responsible for insuring artwork during transit. Webster Arts receives a 30% commission on all exhibition sales. Sales are encouraged.

Photographs of accepted artwork may be used for promotional purposes.

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