Chronic Art Show – Call for Artists by October 6, 2019

$20.00$30.00

This show is open to anyone, new and established artists are encouraged to submit their work, as this is a not for profit artist run gallery (cooperative) that helps Calgary artists get established by providing a venue and some wall space to showcase their work. Artists can submit up to 8 (pieces must be no larger than a 2×3’ area per piece, unless cleared by one of our gallery directors) for the month long show. This exhibit is for artwork created any time, and art should somehow celebrates diversity and acceptance . Through the use of color, art is inherently important in representing sentiment and strong symbolism..

Important notes:
Online Registration for Submission Deadline is June 25.
Art drop off will be August 31th, both from 12-5pm, and you must come with signed contract and labelled artwork. Artists will be needed to volunteer to hang September 3rd from 6-9pm.
Public Artist’s Reception will be Sep 6 from 6-9pm at which artists are expected to volunteer and attend. Artists participating will also have a chance to plan their own events if they want to invite their own groups to the gallery.
Exhibition will run from Saturday Sept 4th to the 27nd.
Art can be picked up September 28th between 12-5pm, Art not picked up will be stored for 30 days and then it will be forfeited to the gallery.
Artists payment will be made within 3 weeks of event end.

Buy-In for the event will be on per painting entry, $30 per painting, $20 per painting for members of New Motion Gallery Society. Membership is $40
All artwork must be wired properly with D rings, and ready to hang, absolutely no clip frames and saw tooth hangers will be accepted (liability). Artwork can be wired for you at $10 per piece. All art must be available for purchases, should be originals, any prints of original work must be labelled as prints. Artists will be required to volunteer at least one two hour session during the month of the event. Artists should be available during the receptions. The gallery will retain 25% of the sale as the gallery commission, Artists will receive 75% of Sale. Any work not picked up will be stored for 30 days, if not picked up it will then be forfeited to the gallery.
Contract, art details, and tags must be brought to the gallery with your work at drop off times, payment must be received by the June 25th, late entries will be charged a late entry fee of $20. There’s is limited space for this show, early registration is recommended.

Motion Gallery is located in Sunalta. 2001b, 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta.
For further questions or enquiries, email info@motiongallery.ca.

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New Motion Gallery invites visual artists to an open call for the new fall exhibit in October, “The Second Annual Chronic Art Show” which will include, painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, and sculpture. The show is open to anyone, emerging artists are encouraged to submit their work, as this is a not for profit artist run gallery, that helps emerging artists get established. This show will run from October 10- November 2nd, and will be themed cannabis art. Artists can submit up to 8 pieces of artwork (pieces must be no larger than a 3×3’ area) for the three week show, submission must be tied to the theme in some capacity and we will need a small bio and story regarding the pieces.

Important dates:

  • Registration for Submission Deadline is October 6. No artwork required at this time.
  • Art drop off will be October 8 or 9th, between 5:00 and 8:00pm either day
  • Public Artist’s Reception will beThursday, October 17th, private reception will be held Friday, October 19th (and will be an adult only paid event)
  • Exhibition will run from October 10th to November 2nd
  • Art pick up date will be Saturday November 2nd, between 12:00-6:00pm

Buy-in fee is $20 per piece for members of New Motion Gallery Society, $30 per piece for  non-members.
Artwork must tie into the theme, you will be notified if any of the work is not accepted. All mediums, 2 and 3D accepted.
All artwork must be wired properly, and ready to hang. All art must be available for purchase, original, and must not be more than two years old. There will be no commission taken for this show, the artists will receive the full amount if the sale minus the Square fees. Volunteering for at least one day at the gallery will be mandatory, as this is an artist run show. Artists must share on all social media, must comment and communicate on events, and participate in the Public Artist Reception. Any artwork not sold will be picked up by the artists November 2nd. Any work not picked up will be stored at $50 a month.

Contract, art details, and tags must be brought to the gallery with your work at drop off times, payment must be received by the 9th ready to hang, late entries will be charged a late entry fee of $20. There is limited space for this show, early registration is recommended.

Motion Gallery is located in Sunalta. 2001b, 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta.

For further questions or enquiries, email info@motiongallery.ca.

 

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