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Above: Željko Brguljan, Consternation, collage / Sean Calhoun, Smile, acrylic on canvas
Background graphic courtesy
William Ayton, The Strange Case of the Tragic Hero, acrylic on cardboard

A Show of Heads

Entry Deadline August 31, 2014

 


SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 23 - November 22, 2014. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be reviewed and considered.

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ENTRY GUIDELINES AND RULES


Above works by: Steven Parton, Kelly Blevins, Sebastian Garcia Huidobro

ELIGIBILITY AND RESTRICTIONS:
The competition is open to all artists, national and international, working in all media. All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art, video, etc. are eligible. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Wall mounted works must not be taller than 72" no wider than 120".  Sculptural work must fit through a 36" wide entry door.

EXHIBITION AND AWARDSWinning artists will be featured in a group exhibition at the Limner Gallery, October 23 - November 22, 2014. The exhibition will also be displayed on the Limner Gallery web site. One artist will be awarded a two page display in Direct Art Volume #22, Fall 2015 issue. Two artists will be awarded a single page display. Direct Art is SlowArt's proprietary magazine, distributed internationally in print and over the internet.  Direct Art may be viewed at: http://www.slowart.com/subscribe.htm

EXHIBITION TERMS: All works in the show must be for sale. The gallery will take a 30 percent commission on all sales. Sale price is determined by the  artist. 

ENTRY FEES:  There is a $35.00 entry fee for one to four artworks entered, presentation is by digital JPG image files. There is a $5.00 fee for each additional artwork above four. Details of 2D artwork count as an additional artwork. Sculptors may provide one additional view per artwork without cost. Artists accepted to exhibit will not be charged additional fees of any kind Payments by credit card at time of entry using PayPal, or check or money order payable to SlowArt Productions.

IMAGE USE / COPYRIGHTS:  Artist retains all copyrights to submitted images and represented artwork.  Digital images submitted with artist entry are for exhibition selection only and will be deleted after completion of the selection process. By entering the competition, artists selected to exhibit grant Limner Gallery rights to use the selected image(s) on printed materials and the gallery web site for promotional purposes only. Limner Gallery and/or SlowArt retain no copyrights to artists work.  

NOTIFICATION:  Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than September 15, 2014. Results will be posted on or before this date at: http://www.slowart.com/results. Notification will be made via email and by posting on the results page. All artists who provide a working email address will be notified via email, if no email is provided, artists will be notified via postal mail only if accepted to exhibit. Type your email address clearly, if a mistake is made you will not be notified. 

PRIVACY POLICY: Artist contact information (address, telephone, etc.) is only held for the purpose of contacting selected artists and is not preserved in any database. Entry data and image files are deleted on the completion of the jury process. All artists will have the opportunity to opt out of our future events and announcement email list when they receive their notification.

DEADLINE: The final entry deadline is August 31, 2014. Entries must be submitted via email or postmarked by this date.  

IMAGE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES


 Above works by: Cecil Eci'Am Gresham, Jim Westergard
 
Online Entry:  All entries are via email or web post with direct html link. Email files must be in JPG format.  Please keep each JPG file 1 MB or less in size. Images may also be posted to a dedicated web page and a link provided to the page. Web page images should not be download restricted. Videos artists may post on a web page or on YouTube and provide a link to the page.

Postal Mail Entries:  Entry materials submitted via postal mail will not be returned. All materials submitted should be disposable and will be recycled after the jury process. Artists may submit prints, digital images on CD or DVD.
Prints Alone:
Prints of artwork may be up to 8.5" x 11" and may be digital (ink jet, laser etc.) or photographic prints. Artist name, title, size, media and price should be on the front or back of the print. 
Digital files on CD or DVD:  Digital image files may be submitted on CD or DVD discs in TIF or JPG format. No files larger than 15MB please.

Artists submitting via postal mail will be notified via email and web post at: http://www.slowart.com/results/ . If no email is provided, notification will be made only if the artist is selected for exhibition.

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