Above: K. Benton, Grouper, Michele Evola Wagner, Uraniidae Chrysiridia madagascariensis (from 2011 exhibit)


Deadline Extended (final) - March 9, 2012

SlowArt Productions presents the group thematic exhibition, Arte Natura. This exhibition will focus on art inspired by the natural world and will be held at the Limner Gallery from June 2 – 30, 2012. Eligible are all art forms relating to, or gaining inspiration from the world of nature. Landscapes, skyscapes, flowers, vegetables, fruits and animals are all eligible. Human images are permitted only as an elemental part of the natural environment. All artist interpretations of the natural world from the realist to the abstract and conceptual will be reviewed and considered.  


Above: D. Channon, Camelionaire (detail), Pat Swain, Worms Are Good To Eat, G. Forlino, Hallelujah!

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 96".  Sculptural work must fit through a standard height, 36"wide entry door.

EXHIBITION AND AWARDSWinning artists will be featured in a group exhibition at the Limner Gallery, June 2 - 30, 2012. 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 #19, Fall 2012 issue. Two artists will be awarded a single page display. Direct Art is distributed to bookstores across the USA including Barnes and Noble. For more information on Direct Art view: http://www.slowart.com/about.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 files and/or prints. 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 kindPayments may be by check or money order payable to SlowArt Productions, or by credit card using PayPal.

NOTIFICATION:  Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than March 31, 2012. Notification will be made via email and web post. Results will be posted on or before March 31, 2012 at: http://www.slowart.com/results
Read the notification page for details of the notification policy.

PRIVACY POLICY: Artist contact information (address, telephone) is only held for the purpose of contacting selected artists and is not preserved in any database. Entry forms are destroyed and data and image files deleted on the completion of the jury process. All artist emails are added to our future events announcement email list.  If you do not wish to be on the email list click the unsubscribe button when you receive the first announcement and your email will be automatically deleted.

DEADLINE: The extended (final) postmarked deadline is March 9, 2012. Entries must be postmarked or submitted via email by this date.  

 Above: McCrystle Wood, Autumn Season


Online Entry:
  On line entries are via email with attached image files. Email files must be in JPG format. JPG files when emailed should be approx. 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.

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. Reference prints must be included. Reference prints may be b/w or color and do not have to be high quality and may be any size individual prints (label as for prints above) or may be a single sheet with multiple prints representing the images on the disc.

Artists submitting via postal mail will be notified via email and web post at: http://www.slowart.com/results
If no email is provided, the posted information will be the only source of notification.




If you have questions, email slowart@aol.com