Call Detail
Embrace


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Contact Email: artists@4thstreetfineart.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: California
Entry Deadline: 11/30/21
Days remaining to deadline: 36
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 10
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 10
Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum):$7.00

EMBRACE is a National Juried  gallery and online exhibit presented by 4th Street Fine Art(FSFA) a cooperative gallery in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost twenty years January 2002 dedicated to promoting the arts and providing a broad array of arts opportunities. See our website at https://www.4thstreetfineart.com/

THEME: The Embrace call invites artists to submit artwork. To Embrace of can be physical like a hug or conceptual as in embracing an idea.  Vines can embrace a fence and fog can embrace the city.  Open to all artists, regardless of gender, age 18 and over. Open to all styles, representational or abstract in any wall-hanging media will be considered: painting, drawing, fiber, relief, glass, photo etc. Artists are encouraged to interpret the theme freely. No video, film or installations accepted.

Digital Entries Deadline: Tuesday, November 30, 2021 before 11:59pm Mountain Time.

Embrace gallery exhibit: January 14, through-February 27, 2022

Embrace ONLINE exhibit: January 14, through-February 27, 2022

Reception: February 13, 2022 pandemic permitting

 

JURORS
Gera Hasse Founder of 4th Street Fine Art
Meredith A. Brown, PhD, Director of Museum Affairs and Chief Curator at Planting Fields Foundation New York, NY
Edward Montgomery, owner, Edward Montgomery Gallery Carmel by-the-Sea, CA

 

Exhibition dates: January 14, through-February 27, 2022

Reception: February 13, 2022 pandemic permitting

 

You are invited to submit digital images of up to a total of Ten (10) of your original works, not previously shown in a 4th Street Fine Art juried exhibition. Only online entries with digitally uploaded images to CaFE will be accepted. Digital entries must be RECEIVED via the CaFE application by Tuesday, November 30, 2021 before 11:59pm Mountain Time. Notification of acceptance will be by email and an online list of accepted artwork entries on the FSFA website at 4thstreetfineart.com/embrace.

 

The exhibit will be presented in two forms – a physical show in the 4th Street Fine Art gallery, and an online presentation in the FSFA “Virtual Gallery” which will include the works chosen for exhibit in the physical gallery in a Featured Works section, as well as one work from each entrant not chosen for the physical show in an Additional Works section. The price and contact information of each artist in the Additional Works section will be included in their listing. In addition, a video version showing all works in the physical gallery exhibit will be available and will remain available to view after the exhibit closes.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Specifications and Policy for Artwork and Entry Entry are on our website: https://www.4thstreetfineart.com/embrace

For general information email: artists@4thstreetfineart.com  and include EMBRACE in the subject line. For assistance with online entry: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Mountain Time, contact: contactcafe@callforentry.org

 

ENTRY DETAILS: A non-refundable entry fee will be charged.

FEE: $35 for 3 entries, $7 for each additional entry up to (10) pieces.

Payments to be made by credit card, debit (VISA or MC) or PayPal through the CaFE application. Diptychs and triptychs count as one piece, use only one image of the entire diptych or triptych. Fee payment does not guarantee that any/all artworks submitted for jurying will be included in the exhibition.

 

ARTWORK SPECIFICATIONS:

All properly prepared entries (refer to digital file image requirements) will be viewed and judged by the jurors. The decision of the jurors is final. No more than 2 works by any one artist will be included in the final juried selection. NOTE: FSFA has no prohibition against displaying art depicting nudity or political issues. However, it reserves the right to refuse artwork which, in the opinion of the Board of Directors will be offensive to visitors or any of its members.

·      Size limit: up to 24”x 30” by 10” deep

·      Weight limit 20lbs

·      Work must be wired and ready to hang

·      Only wall-hanging media will be considered

 

ENTRY PROCEDURE AND DIGITAL IMAGE FORMAT:

Entry instructions may be found on our website: https://www.4thstreetfineart.com/embrace or on CaFE. If you are already registered with CaFE, you may use your existing username and password to enter this show. All entries must be submitted with digital images and must adhere to CaFE requirements.

Your entries must first be uploaded to "My Portfolio" on the CaFE application. You then choose images from your "Portfolio" to be entered in EMBRACE.

- Image Format:  JPG or JPEG

·      Size limit: up to 24”x 30” by 10” deep

·      Weight limit 20lbs

·      Work must be wired and ready to hang

·      Only wall-hanging media will be considered

 

About FSFA

4th Street Fine Art is one of Berkeley’s long-standing artist cooperatives.  Owned and operated by the artists, the gallery and working studio is situated on Berkeley California’s thriving 4th Street, an easy walk  to our neighbors such as the Apple Store, Peet’s Coffee, Warby Parker, Anthropologie etc.  We are open to the public Friday, Saturday, and Sunday when visitors can watch an artist create and enjoy our exhibitions.  Known as a haven for affordable fine art, 4th Street Fine Art is proud to have been chosen as Best of Berkeley’s best art gallery of 2021.

ENTRY PROCEDURE AND DIGITAL IMAGE FORMAT:

Entry instructions may be found on our website: https://www.4thstreetfineart.com/embrace or on CaFE. If you are already registered with CaFE, you may use your existing username and password to enter this show. All entries must be submitted with digital images and must adhere to CaFE requirements.

Your entries must first be uploaded to "My Portfolio" on the CaFE application. You then choose images from your "Portfolio" to be entered in EMBRACE.

- Image Format:  JPG or JPEG

·      Size limit: up to 24”x 30” by 10” deep

·      Weight limit 20lbs

·      Work must be wired and ready to hang

·      Only wall-hanging media will be considered

 

CALENDAR SCHEDULE:

Digital Entries Deadline: Tuesday, November 30, 2021 before 11:59pm Mountain Time Zone

Notification of Accepted Entries: Tuesday, December 21, 2021 (midnight PDT). Notification by email and a list of accepted artwork entries will also be posted on FSFA website at : https://www.4thstreetfineart.com/embrace

Physical Dropoff: Friday-Saturday-Sunday January 7, 8, 9, 2022, 12-4pm

Shipped Work Received no later than: January 7, 2022

Exhibit Opens: Friday, January 14, 2022 (both online and gallery)

Reception: Sunday, February 13, 2022, 2-5pm (pandemic permitting)

Exhibit Closes: Sunday, February 27, 2022 ( gallery)

 

ACCEPTED ARTWORK SPECIFICATIONS

- Dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side. CaFE may readjust your dimensions after entry to fit the limitations.

- Size: under 5 MB

- For technical help, click on CaFE HELP and go to "Uploading: Image, Audio and Video Files." 

Artists will receive email notices of accepted artwork by Tuesday, December 21, 2021, (by midnight PDT). A SEPARATE email notice will be sent on the same date showing non-accepted artwork. In addition, a list of the accepted artwork will be posted on the FSFA website at 4thstreetfineart.com/embrace. If your work is misrepresented, we reserve the right to refuse to feature your artwork on the Online Gallery. No changes to title, price, or other material information will be permitted after November 30, 2021.

Embrace is open to US applicants

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