Call Detail
Art of Fandom Year 2
300 S McDowell St.
Basement Level


Contact Email: exhibit@imurj.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: North Carolina
Entry Deadline: 6/13/19
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 2
Audio - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 2
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 2
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Entry Fee (Art of Fandom Year 2): $25.00

Art of Fandom Year 2 Call for Art - July 2019

Art of Fandom returns bigger and better than last year! Imurj is celebrating the Art of Fandom for the month of July, 2019. Fan art, cosplay, fan films and projects, prints, paintings, digital works, the entire realm of nerd-dom is welcome in this national, juried exhibit! Selected artists will showcase their work in Imurj’s Main Gallery, displaying their work in a traditional gallery setting intended to elevate the craft of creating fan art for the things we’re crazy about. Show Raleigh what the passion of fandom can fuel!

Since Imurj’s gallery space is about 70 ft. wide, we expect more work than we can accommodate. As such, in addition to Imurj’s space, overflow works may be eligible to displayed at A Place at The Table as a sister exhibition.

For print artists, Imurj will carry a selection of works as prints in our shop. Details below.**

Who can Apply: Artists of all mediums, United States only


2D artists:

[Must be a resident of the United States]

Limit two (2) works per applicant. All mediums accepted, maximum size per piece is 50 inches in either dimension. All 2D works MUST be wired upon dropoff/delivery to hang from Imurj’s gallery cable system. Unwired works will not be accepted for display and will be shipped back to the owner at the owner’s cost, or asked to be picked up by the artist when possible. Prints applicable, so long as they are framed and wired. Please apply with “2 dimensional art” as your medium.


3D artists (costume design, sculpture, etc.):

[Must be a resident of the United States]

Limit two (2) works per applicant.  All mediums accepted, maximum size per piece is 50 inches in any direction. Maximum weight for works that display on a pedestal or table is 90 lbs. Maximum weight for works that hang from the ceiling is 60 lbs. Costumes must provide their own mannequin, be framed and wired, or any other display item needed to show costume/apparel. Apply as “3 dimensional art” as your medium.

 

Video and Digital artists:

To submit video/digital-only works (to be added to a slideshow), apply with “Digital art” as your medium. Imurj will facilitate monitors and/or headphones as needed.

 

Print artists:

All prints must be wrapped for individual display and sale, such as a poly bag or well-presented shrink wrap.. Imurj is able to carry up to ten copies of both works in the shop for a total of 20 due to limited storage space in our shop.

If you are applying only for selling your prints in the shop, apply with “Merchandise” as your medium.

If you’d like to submit prints for the gallery show and not the shop, please apply as a “2 dimensional art” as your medium.

If you’d like your work to be in the gallery and the shop, apply with “2 dimensional art” as your medium and denote your desire to sell prints in your statement. If the print works differ from the two applied in the gallery show, please send an email to exhibit@imurj.com to receive instructions to apply for a free, second application for the shop.

Application Period: May 11 - June 12, 2019 at 11:59pm

Application Fee*: $25

*If this application fee provides a financial barrier, please email us at exhibit@imurj.com. Otherwise, application fees are an important part of Imurj’s funding, and go toward sustaining Imurj’s Art Department programs, staff, and events, and as such are non-refundable. If your work is not accepted, you are always welcome to inquire for critical feedback.

 

Artwork Drop off Dates/Times (subject to change):

Monday, July 1 from 12 - 7pm

Tuesday, July 2 from 12 - 7pm

Shipped works should be delivered no later than the end of the day, Tuesday, July 2.

Artwork Pick up Dates/Times (subject to change):

Monday, July 29 from 12 - 7pm

Tuesday, July 30 from 12 - 7pm

Exhibition Run: Friday, July 5 - Sunday, July 29

Commission: 65% to Artist, 35% to Imurj

Opening Reception: Friday, July 5th from 5-9pm featuring an unannounced musical performance, and cosplay fashion show by Nerdvana and the Fan Dames!

Accessibility:

Imurj is a fully accessible venue for artists and patrons of all lifestyles, and our gallery programs are no exception. We encourage anyone to apply for exhibition. If you need any additional information or accommodations in order to enter this exhibition or become an Imurj member, please email Kenneth Proseus or call 919-825-1515 ext 711 for assistance.

Shipping Details: If your work is accepted and you are shipping your work to Imurj, ship to the following address and under the below conditions:

-Please package the work as close to damage-proof as possible, in a returnable container.

-Please not use packing peanuts. Newsprint, styrofoam blocks/sheets, and bubble wrap are much better alternatives.

-Ship your work with return shipping paid for and a return label on or in the container. Imurj will invoice artists for works that do not have return shipping paid for and must be sent back.

Work must be wired to hang on Imurj's gallery wall. Unwired works will not be accepted for display.

Ship artwork to Imurj to be received by Imurj by the end of the day, Tuesday, July 2 2019 at the below address:

Imurj
300 S McDowell St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Attn: Art of Fandom Year 2

If you have any questions, please email us at exhibit@imurj.com

Sample images for application purpose should adhere to all CaFE guidelines
Video sample clips should adhere to all CaFE guidelines


Liability

All entries will be handled with the utmost care and respect. Imurj is not liable for artwork during transportation to or from the gallery. Imurj reserves the right to refuse coverage to artwork with inherent difficulties, high values, or that are deemed unstable. Imurj reserves the right to use artwork submitted in this call to help promote the exhibit and call for art, with credit given to the artist. By entering into this show, the artist agrees to abide by all rules and details established in this call.






 
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