Call Detail
Out of Isolation
162 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768

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Contact Email: events@thefireflyartists.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
State: New York
Entry Deadline: 11/9/20
Days remaining to deadline: 18
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 2
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 2
Entry Fee (Out of Isolation): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$5.00
Out of Isolation is a juried exhibition that celebrates the creative spirit and how we, as artists, can adapt to turbulent circumstances. In a world that has seemingly turned upside down this year, we have sheltered in our homes and expressed our feelings with creativity. The Firefly Artists are looking for artwork created during your time in quarantine, isolation or however you have been experiencing the Covid-19 pandemic. We would like to hear the story behind the art you have created. So as 2020 comes to a close, we, as artists will come together and celebrate our resilience.

Entries must be original artworks, no reproductions (with the exception of photography). All artworks must be for sale. The gallery will take a 35% commission on sold pieces. Eligibility is open to 2D and 3D works created in 2020. Printmaking, Painting, Drawing, Graphic Arts, Photography, Collage, Mixed Media, Sculpture, and Jewelry. Maximum size of pieces is 30” x 40” (including framing.) The exhibition will accept local artists and will hang for 6 weeks in our new expanded gallery space - The Darcy Gallery* in Northport, New York. (*Note: there is not handicap access to this venue, which is located on the second floor of the historic Masonic building on Main Street in Northport, NY)

AWARDS JUROR
We are so honored to have Dan Welden, master printmaker, painter, author as the awards juror for the show.

AWARDS
Awards will be given to First, Second, Third Place and Honorable Mention.

CALENDAR
November 9, 2020 - Entries due
November 10 - Jury Selection
November 15 - Acceptance letters sent
November 22-29 - Selected works due delivered in person to The Firefly Artists Gallery at 162 Main Street, Northport, NY
December 1 - February 14 Exhibition in The Darcy Gallery, Second Floor at The Firefly Artists Gallery at 162 Main Street, Northport, NY
January 8-10 - Open House Opening Reception during gallery hours.

ELIGIBILITY
Entries must be original artworks, no reproductions (with the exception of photography). All artworks must be for sale. The gallery takes a 35% commission. Eligibility is open to 2D and 3D works created in 2020. Printmaking, Painting, Drawing, Graphic Arts, Photography, Collage, Mixed Media, Sculpture, and Jewelry. Maximum size of pieces (including framing) is 30” x 40”. Artists are responsible for insuring their accepted works.

PRESENTATION
Accepted work must be framed, wired and ready to hang or display. Framed pieces 16 x 20 and larger must have fiberglass instead of glass. Accepted Jewelry pieces must be framed. Each submitted piece of work shall include (1) name of the work, (2) date of work, and (3) medium/full description of the materials used (4) a description or back story of meaning behind the artwork.

SUBMISSION
Each artist may submit up to two entries for consideration for $35. Artists can submit up to two additional pieces for $5 fee each.  Up to two pieces of artwork from each selected artist will be chosen to be part of the exhibition.

DROP OFF/PICK UP
Accepted artists must be prepared to drop off artwork during gallery operating hours November 22-29, 2020. Artists must pick up their work during gallery operating hours between February 16-21, 2020. After 30 days of the show ending, object(s) not retrieved by the artists The Firefly Artists reserves the right to place objects in storage at the Lender/Artists risk and expense. A storage fee of $5 per day will be accrued for pieces of art left beyond February 22, 2020 until the art is picked up. Each selected work shall be delivered with (1) name of the work, (2) date of work, and (3) a full description of the materials used (4) a description or back story of the artwork.

INSURANCE
Artists shall provide insurance coverage for their own works while on exhibition at The Firefly Artists Gallery.

PUBLICITY
The Firefly Artists assumes the cost of publicity. Such publicity, including selection of media and photographs, will be made at the discretion of the managing partners of The Firefly Artists.  Publicity may include: mailing, emails and distribution of any show announcements, press releases to the media, gallery interpretive displays or other didactic material associated with the exhibition, advertisements in newspapers and other publications if any are warranted.

PHOTO IMAGERY & STATEMENT
The Artist grants permission to use submitted images and statement as well as any images of your work created by The Firefly Artists for publication and promotional purposes.
The Firefly Artists shall have the right to publish any such photographs and statements furnished by the artist with no payment to the artist or the photographer who produced the image. Artists must secure publication permission from the photographer if copyrighted; and provide the same to The Firefly Artists.
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