Call Detail
We've Gone Wild!
162 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768

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Contact Email: events@thefireflyartists.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
State: New York
Entry Deadline: 6/15/21
Days remaining to deadline: 34
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 4
Entry Fee (The Firefly Artists): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$5.00
We’ve Gone Wild! is a juried exhibition of works from local artists focused on wildlife. Artists living on Long Island and in the surrounding region are eligible, provided they can pick up and drop off the work.  All original media is acceptable, such as drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, collage, fabric work, glasswork, jewelry and digital media.

Entries must be original artwork, no reproductions (with the exception of photography). All art must be for sale. The gallery will take a 35% commission on sold pieces. **Selling price of piece must remain the same as the time of submission** Eligibility is open to 2D and 3D works by local artists. All media, such as drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, collage, fabric, glass, jewelry and digital media is acceptable. Maximum size of pieces is 30” x 40” (including frame). The exhibition will hang for 4 weeks in our new expanded gallery space, The Darcy Gallery*.

(*Note: there is no handicapped access to this venue, which is located on the second floor of the historic building housing our gallery.)


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


CALENDAR
June 4, 2021 - Entries due **We've extended the deadline to June 15, 2021!**

June 16 - Jury Selection

June 17 - Acceptance letters sent

June 18-24 - Selected works due delivered in person to The Firefly Artists Gallery at 162 Main Street, Northport, NY

June 26-July 31, 2021 Exhibition in The Darcy Gallery, Second Floor at The Firefly Artists Gallery at 162 Main Street, Northport, NY

July10 and 11 - Open House Opening Reception during gallery hours

 

ELIGIBILITY
Entries must be original artworks, no reproductions (with the exception of photography) centered on the theme of wildlife. All art must be for sale. The gallery takes a 35% commission. Eligibility is open to all 2D and 3D media such as drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, collage, fabric, glass, jewelry and digital media. Maximum size of pieces (including framing) is 30” x 40”. Artists are responsible for insuring their own works. Artists living on Long Island and in the surrounding region are eligible. (Accepted art must be dropped off in person. Sorry, no shipped works accepted for this exhibition.)

PRESENTATION
Accepted work must be framed, wired and ready to hang or display. Framed pieces 16” x 20” and larger must have plexiglass instead of glass. Accepted Jewelry pieces must be framed. Each submitted piece of work shall include (1) Artist Name (2) Name of Work, (3) Date of Work, and (4) medium/full description of the materials used. (5) Artist statement(s) relevant to the submitted artwork.

 

SUBMISSION
Each artist may submit one entry for consideration for $35. Artists can submit up to three 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
Work must be delivered in person to The Firefly Artists Gallery at 162 Main Street, Northport, NY (we are not able to accept shipped artwork for this show). Each selected work shall be delivered in person with (1) Artist Name (2) Name of work (3) Date of work, and (4) Full description of materials used. The Firefly will not be responsible for shipping. Accepted artists must be prepared to drop off artwork during gallery operating hours from June 17 – June 24. Artists must pick up their work in person during gallery operating hours between August 1st and 4th, 2021. Firefly is not able to ship artwork back to artists after the show. A storage fee of $5 per day will be accrued for pieces of art left beyond August 4, 2021 until the art is picked up. After 30 days of the show’s ending, The Firefly Artists reserves the right to place objects in storage at the Lender/Artist’s risk and expense.


INSURANCE
Artists shall provide insurance coverage for their own works while on view 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 show announcements, press releases, gallery interpretive displays or other didactic material associated with the exhibition, as well as 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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