Golden  international artist call

This is a great opportunity for visual artists to exhibit in a

Washington, D.C. art gallery.  

Working with our team will prove to be a rewarding experience.

DEADLINE PASSED

Art Impact™ International's
3rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition

May 3 - May 30, 2018

Call For Art Entries
Deadline:  March 9, 2018
A look at our previous collaborative exhibitions at the
Pepco Edison Place Gallery

Past Catalogs: 2014    2015   2016.1     2016.2     2017

GOLDEN art exhibition occurs during May, Older Americans Month. We are an international organization.  This theme encompasses not only American Elders but also the Elders of the Global Community, and the Elders of the Diaspora.  Artists are asked to submit artwork which reflects some aspect of the color gold and/or their tribute to the elders in their lives who have inspired them by creating artwork inspired by their support or encouragement.  This call is open to artists around the world, 18 years of age or older.  All media accepted, except free-standing sculpture.  All work must be able to be hung with the Gallery's hanging system.  Arranged exceptions may be possible.  Click here to read complete exhibition guidelines.

 

Curator: Carolyn Goodridge

Jurors:  Andrew Haley, of Haley Fine Art Gallery, Sperryville, VA and Gina Lewis, Associate Professor of Art, and the Studio Arts Coordinator

Submission Entry Fee: $50 (Art Impact Members in good standing receive a 15% rebate discount.)

Awards: Best in Show, Second Place, Third Place ($1000 in Cash and Crystal Awards)​​

SELECTED ARTISTS enjoy these promotion benefits:

 

  • Pepco Edison Place Gallery Showing: Exhibit up to three works of art to be shown in the gallery.
     

  • Golden Exhibition Catalog: 1 full page dedicated to the artist.  Artist receives one copy of the finished publication for every $25 contributed.
     

  • Dedicated e-Commerce Web Page: Includes artist's GOLDEN artwork, bio, artist statement, photo, and contact information, and artist website backlink if available.  
     

  • Digital Tear Sheets:  Artist’s pages which are to be included in the exhibition catalog.
     

  • Promotional Video: Features all selected artists and their work in one 3-min video.
     

  • Press Release: Having each artist's name included in the article.
     

  • Opening Reception:   Artist's opportunity to mix, mingle, talk about the art and meet potential buyers, enjoy refreshments and live music.
     

  • Closing Reception:  5-min artist talk, Artist's opportunity to mix, mingle and engage with potential buyers, enjoy refreshments and live music, silent auction sales opportunity.

 

 

TIMELINE of IMPORTANT DATES (2018):


Submission Deadline:  Friday,  March 9th (11:59 PM)
Selections Announcement: Friday, March 16th (5:00 PM)
Delivery of Artwork:  Tuesday, May 1st (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) 
Opening Reception:  Thursday, May 3rd (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Exhibiting Artists Career Workshop:  Wednesday, May 16th (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM)

Sponsors' / Collectors' Reception:  Friday, May 25th (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Closing Reception, Artist Talk & Silent Auction:  Wednesday, May 30th (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Pick Up of Artwork:  Thursday, May 31st (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

 

Artist's Entry Action List:

 

Step #1:  Submit your artwork digitally only through the form:  

http://www.artimpactusa.org/golden-call.
 

 

Step #2: Pay the non-refundable $50 USD entry fee.
 

 

Step #3:  Wait for an email from the curator letting you know if your work was selected - either for the actual wall space or to be included in the digital presentations as a  "Notable  Artist."  
 

The Notables, selected artists are not selected to exhibit in the physical space of Pepco Edison Place Gallery but will be included in the Golden Notables online exhibition. A digital projection presentation of their artwork will be shown during the Pepco Edison Place Gallery GOLDEN special events.  The Notables will have the opportunity to be included in the exhibition print catalog for $100 per full page and to also give their artist talk during the closing reception, May 30th within the actual DC gallery - or send a 2-minute talk video which will be played during the reception.

 

Step #4:  If your out-of-town artwork is selected to be shown in the gallery space you can ship the artwork to the address provided by the curator.  The Pepco Edison Place Gallery may not be available to receive the out-of-town artwork, so to prevent the return of artwork, the curator will arrange for a guaranteed acceptance location - to be announced in time for the on schedule installation of the artwork in the Pepco Gallery on May 1st.

 

Note:

 

Submit no less than two pieces and up to seven pieces of artwork for the same $50 entry fee.  Submit as many as possible to help the curator have a nice quantity to select from.  If you submit only two then you decrease your chances of being in the show if the two you submit are inadequate.  If you submit five or seven then your chances increase for getting one or more accepted into the show.  This selection announcement will occur by Friday, March 16th, 5:00 PM.  If your work needs to be shipped you will have enough time to ship the work.  The carrier of choice is www.shipnex.com.  They prove very good at handling artwork and getting the least expensive rates from the major carriers (DHL, etc.)

Inquiries directed to Carolyn Goodridge - cgoodridge@artimpactinternational.org

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