Call for Art - Augusta Art Walk


  • February 13, 2019

 

Call for Submissions
Raw Spaces Art Walk
Friday, May 17 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Downtown Augusta


Cultivate the creative economy by connecting artists, viewers, and
businesses in meaningful dialogue.

Artists & Performers: The Augusta Downtown Alliance in partnership with UMA, is now accepting submissions for Raw Spaces Art Walk, to be held on Friday May 17th from 5 to 8 p.m. in various locations in Downtown Augusta. Submissions will remain open until April 26. Please read the submission process carefully below and email all required material to director@augustadowntown.com with RAW SPACE: YOUR NAME in the subject line. Individual Artists, Groups and Schools are invited to submit work.


SUBMISSION PROCESS

 

Eligible Media Includes: Fine Art (Painting, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Mixed Media, etc.), Performance-Based Art (Poetry, Dance, Music, etc.) & Installations. Artwork may be produced in any medium but must be submitted digitally.

 

❏    Decide if you are submitting as an Individual, Group, or School

❏    Decide if you prefer to display in Business, Vacant Space, or No Preference*

 

Email the followingto director@augustadowntown.com

❏      Up to 10 images (jpegs, max of 500kb per image) of artwork you intend to show. For performance-based art, please include a link to video(s).

❏      Brief artist statement and/or bio (for Groups and Schools you may submit one collective statement or individual statements/bios).

❏      List of work submitted -- indicate titles/mediums/sizes, and your preference of space in a single PDF. For performance art or installation, please include a brief written description of the concept of the work.

❏      For Groups/Schools ONLY: please indicate ONE contact person.

❏      For installation art ONLY: please indicate the time and space needed to install.

❏      Include RAW SPACE: YOUR NAME in the email subject line.

Important! To complete your submission, you must submit a $15 PayPal submission fee by going to: http://www.augustadowntown.com/donate/

                                               

OTHER NOTES

 

➢      All artistic media, including film and multimedia, will be considered.

➢      Artists who have participated in the Downtown Augusta Art Walk are encouraged to submit new work.

➢      Accepted art will not be censored, but artists are encouraged to remember that many families with children will attend this event.

➢      Only juried work will be exhibited and you must be present during the exhibition in order to participate in the Art Walk.

➢      The Augusta Downtown Alliance reserves the right to reject any art or artist that was inaccurately represented during the submission process.

➢      Artists must have the acceptance notification available on the night of the Art Walk.

➢      Artists exhibiting at businesses should schedule a meeting at least one week prior to finalize the details (bring digital copies).

SALES OF WORK

➢      Sales are allowable at the discretion of the artist and must be limited to the works in the exhibition themselves.

➢      Neither the Augusta Downtown Alliance nor local retailers will collect any commission from any art sales.

➢      Artists are responsible for the transaction of their own sales, production of their own price list, and individual tags for public viewing.

MATERIALS

➢      All artists accepted into an existing retail or raw space must supply their own materials to exhibit their works. This includes pedestals, additional lighting, hanging fixtures, and personal signage.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS FRIDAY, APRIL 26.

 

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Michael Hall

295 Water St. #102
Augusta  ME  04338 

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