80 SE Ocean Blvd
Stuart, FL 34994
Contact Email: Jhearn@martinarts.org
Call Type: Exhibitions
Entry Deadline: 8/1/21
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Admin (Artist Membership to The Arts Council of Martin County (optional)): $35.00
A Juried Exhibition presented by The Arts Council, Inc., of Martin County, Florida | www.martinarts.org
The Arts Council of Martin County, Florida invites artists residing in Florida to participate in its 30th Annual All Florida Juried Art Show. Selected works will be exhibited at the Court House Cultural Center from Tuesday, October 12 through Saturday, November 20, 2021.
Located in historic downtown Stuart, the Arts Council of Martin County has been a leader in the arts community since 1980. By providing services to visual and performing artists, arts organizations, students and the public, the Arts Council strives to inspire participation and passion for the arts in our community. The Arts Council provides various programs for the community including ArtsFest, The Court House Cultural Center Gallery and maintains an initiative to support arts education.
Open to all Florida artists in all media.
October 12 - November 20, 2021.
Location and Hours
Court House Cultural Center, 80 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, Florida 34994 | 772.287.6676
Gallery hours* are Tuesday 10 AM to 6 PM | Wednesday - Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM (*during exhibits only)
Submission Deadline: July 31, 2021 11:59 PM, Mountain Time
Selection notice: on or before September 10, 2021
Delivery of artwork: Monday, October 4, 12PM – 4PM.
Shipped work may arrive between September 27 - October 1.
Exhibition Opening Reception & Awards: Friday, October 15, 5:30-7p
Pick up artwork: Monday, November 22, 2021, from 12PM – 4PM
Entry Form, Fees and Deadline
Applications, fees and images must be received by CaFÉ (www.callforentry.org) on or before July 31, 2021 by 11:59 PM Mountain Time to be considered. No applications, images or fees will be accepted after the deadline or by mail.
A non-refundable entry fee of $40.00 for up to three (3) entries. A maximum of three (3) entries may be submitted per artist. Visa and MasterCard payments are submitted through CaFÉ
The Arts Council of Martin County member artists receive a $5 discount. Please contact Jennifer Hearn, 772.287.6676 ext 2 or email email@example.com, Monday - Friday 10am-4pm to check member status and get the Member Artist Code BEFORE you submit your application.
Artwork and Digital Images
For each submitted image please include the title, medium, price, year completed, brief description, and the FINAL size (framed of finished) for 2D or all dimensions for 3D/sculpture.
2D work must be properly framed or finished, wired or similar for hanging (no sawtooth hangers), using plexi-glass only, no glass. Gallery wrapped canvases with finished edges are acceptable. Textile works must have a wire, fabric loops, dowel, or similar system for installing on wall if applicable. Maximum final width to be no larger than 60". 3D work limited to 70 lbs maximum weight.
2D and 3D original work in all media completed in the last 36 months and not previously exhibited at the Court House Cultural Center, The Elliott Museum, or any other local art exhibit held within 50 miles either in person or virtually.
Giclees will be accepted in photography only.
Images must conform to CaFÉ guidelines. For more information on image preparation visit the CaFÉ website at www.callforentry.org/media prep.
Ship to: The Arts Council, Inc, attn Jennifer Hearn, 80 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34994.
Arrival dates: Sept 27 - Oct 1. Due to our limited storage area, please be sure your works arrive in this timeframe only.
Artists are responsible for shipping and insuring their work. Shipped work must be insured during transport and sent in reusable containers. All claims for artwork damaged in shipment are the responsibility of the artist and shipper. The Arts Council provides insurance coverage for artwork on its property from date of delivery to the day artwork is picked up on Monday, November 22, 2021.
Artists are financially responsible for arranging the return of any unsold artwork. A FedEx pre-paid return shipping label is required for any art that will be return shipped at the end of the exhibit that includes all fees (the shipper's pick-up fee and the return shipping fee). The label may be included with shipment, emailed, or mailed to our offices prior to the end of the exhibit.
Artwork Pick Up
Artists are responsible for making necessary arrangements to pick up their artwork. The Arts Council will not be responsible for unclaimed artwork after Monday, November 22, 2021.
A 25% donation benefiting the Arts Council, Inc. will be deducted from all sales.
First $500, Second $200, Third $100 and up to four Honorable Mentions $50.
Please email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Please mention “juried show” in the subject line of the email.
Kirk Ke Wang, Professor of Visual Arts of Eckerd College and a Board Director of the Ringling Museum of Art, is a painter, sculptor, photographer, mixed media artist, as well as an educational software developer. He was born in Shanghai, China, and received MFA degrees from the Nanjing Normal University in China and University of South Florida.
In 1986, Mr. Wang moved to the U.S. as an exchange scholar continuing his graduate studies. After receiving his second MFA, Mr. Wang was appointed as the art director of a design firm and designed many projects for the entertainment industry, such as Disney World, MGM Studio, Sea World, and Bush Gardens, etc. In early 1990s, Mr. Wang taught at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota. He joined Eckerd College as a tenured full time faculty in the fall of 1993.
Mr. Wang has exhibited his art works in art galleries, not for profit institutions, and museums locally, nationally, internationally, such as the Museum of Modern Art, PS1 in NYC and the National Museum of Art of China in Beijing. His works have been collected by museums, galleries and private collectors in the US and Asia, including the National Gallery in Beijing. Mr. Wang was awarded the bronze medal by the Cultural Ministry of China, and he is also the recipient of numerous grants and awards from many distinguished institutions, such as, the National Endowments for the Arts, the Freeman Foundation, Ford Foundation, National AsianNetwork, Florida Arts Council, etc.
In early 2000s, Mr. Wang lead a team of educators, artists and computer software engineers to develop a computer learning system for early education, which was used by over 1000 schools nationwide.
In 2020, Mr. Wang was appointed by the mayor of Tampa to serve on the Public Art Committee of the City of Tampa, Florida. He was also appointed as the Board Member of the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida.
Mr. Wang maintains a studio in Tampa and NYC, and he often travels back to his hometown, Shanghai.
To learn more about the juror visit: http://www.kirkkewang.com/