Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Call to Artists: Landscape and Plein Air

Call to Artists: Landscape and Plein Air
Show Dates (Title TBD): August 12 – Sept. 20, 2014
Opening Night Reception: Friday August 15, 7 – 8:30

Two-dimensional work by local and regional artists.
Note: Artists who entered the CreateEugene! Plein Air Competition 2013 are especially encouraged to apply. This is in part a celebration of CreateEugene!

General Rules:
Each artist can provide a total of up to three (3) submissions. There is a non-refundable fee of $30. Works submitted must have been created within the last 2 years (2012-14.)

Submission: By jpg only, with list of size, materials, price. Selected artists agree to show their work via standard guest artist contract with 50% commission going to Gallery. PLEASE PRICE YOUR WORKS WITH THIS IN MIND! Sales made from the Gallery are final. Artist is to be paid three weeks from end of show. Your entry confirms all terms of this agreement.

Please send entries directly to Robert Canaga at rcanaga@gmail.com
Include your artist statement, artist bio/resume, and the below info.

Jpgs should be 72 dpi and include list with labeled artist’s name, title of the work, medium, date completed, and framed size of the painting in inches. Name the electronic files as follows;
A_title of work.jpg
B_title of work.jpg
C_title of work.jpg
• NO SLIDE SHOWS, FLASH FILES or VIDEOS. Jpgs w info only.
• SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: rcanaga@gmail.com
• Works that have been previously shown at TGATWS will not be accepted.
• Pieces that are accepted must be the same as stated for images on the files or slides entered, no substitutions.
Deadline for submissions July 8, 2014. (We have extended deadline by one week to account for June events.) No exceptions.
Notice of acceptance will be sent by July 18, 2014, via email. MAKE SURE WE HAVE YOUR EMAIL AND PHONE NUMBER.

Sales made from the Gallery are final. Artist is to be paid three weeks from end of show. Your entry confirms all terms of this agreement. (See next page.)

Delivery and Pickup of Art Works
Work delivered in person must arrive at Gallery on Sunday August 10, 2014, noon. Shipped works must arrive no earlier than one week prior to August 10, due to a shortage of art storage. Artists must make PRE-PAID ARRANGEMENTS to have their work returned to them, or may pick up their work in person at the Gallery on Sunday, Sept. 21, 10 am til noon.

NOTE: Shipping artists are responsible for shipping BOTH WAYS, and MUST INCLUDE SHIPPING TAGS with delivery of accepted artwork.

General Specifications:
Works must be ready for hanging and be no larger than no more than 24” x 36” (including frame if any.) Due to our hanging system; all artwork must have ½ “ d-rings on back on both sides of piece 2” from top. We hang by the d-rings, but please do include wire for buyers. All work must be labeled on the back with the artist’s name, address, and phone number. Labels must also show the work’s Title, Medium, Date of Creation, and (retail) value of the piece as set by the artist. Art is insured while in the Gallery from when work arrives until it is returned to artist.

Juror: Robert Canaga
Juror Robert Canaga is a prominent figure in the Eugene, Oregon cultural scene. The past Curator of the OPUS6IX Gallery he is currently Curator of The Gallery at the Watershed, Past President of the Oregon Mozart Players Board, Vice Chair for Travel Lane County and owner of Robert Canaga Galleries in Portland and Eugene. He is a very active and a reknowned printmaker. He has just finished curating “Expressions West” for Coos Art Museum. His own show of bold, colorful abstract paintings, “Vessels,” is currently showing at CAM as well.