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Unveiling Perspectives

Artist Advocate Member Exhibition

CALL FOR ART

Show Description:

This exhibition invites our talented members to explore and present their unique viewpoints through various artistic mediums.  Unveiling Perspectives celebrates the diverse interpretations and expressions of our member artists. This exhibition aims to be a celebration of creativity, individuality, and the power of art to reveal the myriad perspectives that shape our world.  From thought-provoking concepts to visually stunning creations, this event promises to be a captivating journey through the diverse lenses of our artistic community.

Rules and Guidelines:

  • Eligibility:  

    • Open exclusively to our active artist members.  If you’re not a member yet, join our creative community to be a part of this exciting opportunity.

    • Each artist may submit up to five pieces for consideration, and curators have the flexibility to select any number, up to a maximum of five, for inclusion in the exhibition.

    • Submissions must be original works created by the artist.

    • All 2-D and 3-D work must be “Exhibition Ready” upon delivery.  If not adequately prepared for display, artwork will be withdrawn from the exhibition. 

    • All work must be available for sale.  ADC will sell the artwork at the price set by the artist for a 25% commission fee.  Payment to the artist will be made at the end of the exhibition.

  • Theme: 

    • Artwork submissions must align with the theme of Unveiling Perspectives. Artists are encouraged to interpret and express their unique viewpoints through their chosen medium, exploring personal, cultural, social, or global perspectives through their artwork.

  • Mediums: 

    • All forms of visual art are welcome, including but not limited to paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, digital art, and mixed media.

    •  We celebrate diversity in artistic expression!

  • Submission Guidelines:

    • Each artist may submit up to five pieces for consideration.

    • Submissions must be original works created by the artist.

    • Arts Davidson County reserves the right to refuse any submission that it deems unacceptable.

  • Submission Process:

    • Please email high-resolution images of your artwork to amanda@artsdavidsoncounty.org

    • Include the title, dimensions, and medium of each submitted piece in the email.

    • Include your full name, phone number, and preferred email address in your submission email for effective communication.

    •  While not obligatory, artists are encouraged to provide a brief artist statement for each submission. These statements are an opportunity to share insights into your creative process, the inspiration behind your work, and the narrative embedded within each piece.  If provided, artist statements may be displayed alongside the selected artwork during the exhibition.

    • Upon successful submission, artists will receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of their entries.

  • Size and Installation:

    • Artwork should be suitable for display in a gallery setting.

    • 2D artwork must be framed and ready for hanging with secure wire attachments.

    • No clip mounting or saw tooth hangers will be accepted.

    • 2D artwork maximum size 48” width  x 60” height

    • Sculptures or 3D installations should be stable and appropriate for floor or pedestal display and may weigh no more than 200lbs.

  • Submission Deadline: 

    • All entries must be submitted by Friday, March 15, 2024. 

    • Late submissions will not be considered.

  • Selection Process: 

    • The exhibition curators will review all submissions and select works based on artistic merit, adherence to the theme, and overall cohesiveness of the exhibition.  

    • Artists may submit a maximum of five pieces for consideration, and curators have the flexibility to select any number, up to a maximum of five, for inclusion in the exhibition.

    • Artists whose works are selected for the exhibition will be notified by Friday, March 22, 2024.

  • Delivery and Collection of Accepted Art: 

    • Selected artists are responsible for delivering their artwork on the designated dates/times to:

      • Arts | Theatre 202                                                                                                                                                202 North Main Street                                                                                                                                  Lexington, NC 27292

    • A designated drop-off date and time will be scheduled during Monday, March 25, and Tuesday, March 26 for selected artists.

    • Artwork must be collected by Thursday, May 2 at the end of the exhibition.  Designated pick-up times will be scheduled during Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2 for selected artists.

    • Works left for more than 30 days after the pick-up date will become the property of Arts Davidson County,  

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    • If you have special circumstances regarding art delivery/drop off/pick up/return/or other exhibit questions, please contact Amanda via email at amanda@artsdavidsoncounty.org

Opening Reception: 

Join us for the grand unveiling on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 6pm.  This exclusive event will provide a platform for artists to engage with fellow creators and art enthusiasts.  Unveiling Perspectives promises to be an inspiring exploration of artistic diversity within our community.  Artists are encouraged to seize the opportunity to attend and actively participate in the reception associated with the exhibition. Your presence will enrich the event and provide a chance to engage with fellow artists and art enthusiasts.  We look forward to unveiling the unique perspectives that each artist brings to this dynamic exhibition. Join us on this artistic journey as we explore the world through the eyes of our creative community.

Exhibit Timeframe:

The "Unveiling Perspectives" exhibition will be on display from March 28 to April 30, inviting art enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the diverse creations of our talented community members.

 

  • Gallery Hours:

    • The gallery doors will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 11 AM to 3 PM, offering ample opportunities for visitors to explore the captivating artworks.

    • Additionally, the gallery is open by appointment, providing flexibility for those with different schedules or specific preferences.

  • Volunteer Opportunities:

    • We encourage our Arts Davidson County community members to consider volunteering in our gallery during the exhibition. Your involvement will contribute to the smooth operation of the event, ensuring a welcoming and engaging experience for visitors. 

    • If you're passionate about supporting the arts and would like to volunteer your time, please contact us to discuss available opportunities. Your assistance is invaluable in making this exhibition a success, and we appreciate your dedication to promoting the vibrant arts scene in Davidson County.

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