CALL FOR ART | Pint-Sized: A Virtual Mini Art Show
October 1 – October 31, 2020 | Deadline to Apply: Sept 17 by 5pm
River Arts Inc (RAI) presents a call for art to enter our first ever virtual mini art exhibition. This juried, virtual exhibition will take place from Thursday, October 1 – Saturday, Oct 31. Artists from anywhere in the US are invited to apply.
Eligibility: Handmade artwork of any media, must measure smaller than 12″h x 12″w x 12″d (including the frame). Open to professional and amateur artists from anywhere in the US. Must be 18 years of age or older. Artwork must be handmade by the submitting artist
Submissions: Artists may submit up to three pieces. Submissions must include title, media, dimensions, retail price, and shipping cost. An artist statement is also required.
Entry fee: FREE. There is no fee to enter this show
Images: Artists may submit up to three photos per piece. Images must be high or professional quality as it is the sole representation of your artwork. Images must be provided in either .jpg or .pdf file and be a max of 10MB in size. 300 dpi preferred for press releases; lower resolution will be posted online to protect your images.
- Protecting Your Artwork Online: RAI will make an effort to protect your images and intellectual property. This includes only uploading 72 DPI images and a statement of copyright protection. Artists may choose to include a watermark with their images
- Entry to the show will constitute an agreement to use images of your work for publicity or catalog production
Sale of Works: Artwork must be for sale to enter the show. Artists retain 65% of retail sale price with 35% retained by RAI. Artists must also provide a shipping cost upon applying to the show. This amount will be added to the retail price upon purchase, and RAI will include this in the artists’ payment. Shipping costs are not subject to 35% commission and cannot be changed once sale is made. Upon receipt of full payment, RAI will direct the artist on shipping the piece directly to the customer.
Local artists can also choose to provide a local pick-up option in addition to shipping. Artists would bring any sold pieces to River Arts on Water Gallery within three days of the exhibition closing. Customers can choose this option to pick up their purchases instead of paying for shipping.