Call Detail
Open Doors



Contact Email: submissions@crookedtree.org
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Michigan
Entry Deadline: 11/29/21
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 5
Audio - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 5
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 5
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 5
Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $35.00

​Crooked Tree Arts Center, in Petoskey, Michigan, is seeking artists for the exhibition Open Doors.

Artists working throughout the United States are invited to submit original works of art for the exhibition, Open Doors. This exhibition opportunity seeks artwork that reflects on ideas of openness, accessibility, and opportunity. Artists are encouraged to think broadly on the theme. Eligible works may include representational imagery that responds to the prompt, as well as conceptual connections to the idea of “open doors.”

This exhibition is open to artists working in all media, including but not limited to painting, drawing, printmaking, fibers, metals, ceramics, sculpture, photography, audio, video, performance, installation, and more. US artists living and working in the USA are eligible to enter.


$1000 in prizes will be awarded.
Applicant Calendar:
The exhibition will be on display in Petoskey’s Gilbert Gallery, January 15 - March 5, 2022.
Submit entries online: October 13 - November 29, 2021.
Notification will be sent by Tuesday, December 6, 2021.
The artist is responsible for transporting work to and from Crooked Tree Arts Center (Petoskey), either through shipping or in-person drop-off and pick-up.
Work must be delivered to Crooked Tree Arts Center (Petoskey) between January 3 - 8, 2022, during posted CTAC gallery hours.
If shipping artwork, the artwork must arrive with a return shipping label.
Unsold artwork must be picked up during gallery hours on March 8 - 14, or by appointment.
Works delivered (with return shipping arrangements) will be sent by March 14, 2022. 

​Eligibility
This opportunity is open to United States residents, 18 years and older. Works must be original works of art. All media are eligible.

Awards
$1000 in prizes will be awarded. Three cash prizes will be awarded: First Place $500, Second Place $300, Third Place $200.

Image File Size and Format Guidelines:
Still image format: JPEG
File dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side.  
File size: under 5 MB

Terms and Conditions
The call is open to all U.S. residents, 18 years and older.
Submissions must be original works created by the artist submitting the work.
Artists may submit up to five entries.
Works must not have been previously exhibited at Crooked Tree Arts Center.
Accepted two-dimensional artwork (including stretched canvases) must be framed and wired for hanging.
Crooked Tree Arts Center galleries are sales galleries, and works can be for sale. Price is set by the artist. Crooked Tree Arts Center will retain a 40% commission on all sales. Works do not have to be for sale.
A non-refundable fee of $35.00 per artist is required for entry (CTAC members $20.00, Guild Members may enter for free). If you are a current Artist Guild Member of Crooked Tree Arts Center, you will receive an email with your code. All other CTAC members, please use the coupon code MEMBER to receive the member discount. Should you have questions about your membership status, or are interested in becoming a member,  please call CTAC at (231) 347-4337.
Accepted work may NOT be removed until after the close of the show.
Work not picked up by specified pick-up dates becomes property of Crooked Tree Arts Center unless prior arrangement has been made with Crooked Tree Arts Center staff. The artist forfeits any claim to the work and Crooked Tree Arts Center cannot be held responsible for any method of disposal arising from forfeiture.
By submitting work to this exhibition opportunity, the artist agrees to all terms and conditions described in the exhibition prospectus.


Submission Procedure:
Submit up to five works.
Entries must be submitted online via CaFÉ, and file formats must meet CaFÉ specifications.
Complete the required entry forms, including medium/process, title, size, and retail price of the work, as well as a statement describing how the piece fits the theme.
Delivered works must be clearly labeled with the artist's name, artwork title, and medium; the label should be secured to the back of the work. ​
Please make sure that your email address in the application form is accurate, as all exhibit communication will be delivered via email.

 

Submission Procedure:

  • Submit up to five works.
  • Entries must be submitted online via CaFÉ, and file formats must meet CaFÉ specifications.
  • Complete the required entry forms, including medium/process, title, size, and retail price of the work, as well as a statement describing how the piece fits the theme.
  • Delivered works must be clearly labeled with the artist's name, artwork title, and medium; the label should be secured to the back of the work. ​
  • Please make sure that your email address in the application form is accurate, as all exhibit communication will be delivered via email.
     

Image File Size and Format Guidelines:

  • Still image format: JPEG
  • File dimensions: 1200 pixels or greater on the longest side.
  • File size: under 5 MB
     
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