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Call for Veteran Art Show
June 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
CALL FOR ARTISTS: 1st Annual Fredericksburg Veterans Art Show
Team Red White & Blue, the Fredericksburg Arts Commission and Henderson Productions present the 1st annual open themed call for art created by veterans.
With a focus on art created by regional veterans, this show will be at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library in July 2016 with the expectation of establishing an annual show. Sponsoring partners are the Fredericksburg Arts Commission, Team Red White & Blue Fredericksburg, Henderson Productions and the Central Rappahannock Regional Library.
The potential benefit to the arts and community include expression of support for veterans, outreach for veteran activities and regional awareness of veteran issues as expressed directly by the artists.
Deadline for Entry: June 15, 2016
About Team Red, White & Blue:
Team RWB builds on very simple core principles: That integrating veterans into our communities means organizations that are open to veterans and the community. Our goal is to be local and inclusive. Community involvement through physical activity, social event and service projects that support our local region and its citizens.
Team RWB Fredericksburg’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans in this region by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.
Due to sponsorship by the Fredericksburg Arts Commission and Henderson Productions, all entry fees will directly support the non-profit Team RWB missions in veteran programs.
Eligibility: This call is open to all veterans and active duty members of all branches of service who reside or are deployed in the mid-Atlantic region. All veterans are encouraged to apply.
Submission: Application Applications will only be accepted via email and must arrive no later than June 15, 2016 at 6 pm. Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Each submission should include: 3-5 images of 2-dimensional artworks to be considered; a list of images that included titles, media, size and dates work was created; proof of military or veteran status (dates of service are acceptable proof); the artist’s name and contact information.
Guidelines For Digital Files: Applicants are encouraged to format files as described below. Image files must be submitted as JPEG format no larger than 1MB
Name each document file: “Last Name” underscore “Title of Document”, example: Jones_Title of Artwork.jpg
For multiple submissions, please name each image file with two-digit number that corresponds with the artwork list provided. Example: 01_ Jones_ Title of Artwork.jpg
Payment: Entry fees of $25 for up to five pieces will be payable via PayPal (to email@example.com) prior to acceptance of email submission. Submissions will only be considered upon receipt of payment. Special arrangements for payment via check will be considered upon request.
Delivery and Installation: Artists are solely responsible for transporting their artworks to and from exhibition drop off/pick up point (Central Rappahannock Regional Library). All artwork delivered must match the images submitted for consideration and must be delivered in good condition and properly presented. Central Rappahannock Regional Library staff will install all artworks. Delivery details will be provided to accepted artists in the notice of acceptance.
Entries Due: June 15, 2016 at 6 PM
Notice Of Acceptance: June 20, 2016
Delivery to Central Rappahannock Library: June 29, 2016
Exhibition Dates: July 1 to July 30, 2016
Public + Artists’ Reception: July 19, 2016 6-8
Selections: Selection Curators for the exhibition will select artworks for inclusion based on artistic merit and suitability for display in the exhibition space. The Central Rappahannock Regional Library is a public space, open to all audiences that welcomes a large number of visitors of all ages. Only artworks that can be displayed on the wall will be accepted.
AWARDS: $500 First Place/$250 Second Place/$100 Third Place/ 3 x $50 Honorable Mentions will be awarded at the Public Reception on July 19, 2016
Acceptance Notice: Everyone who submits will receive an email notification of which images were accepted. Accepted images will be posted on Facebook on both the Fredericksburg Arts Commission and Team Red, White & Blue Fredericksburg pages.
Sales: All sales enquiries at the Central Rappahannock Regional Library are directed to the individual artists. Submission labels will require contact information to be publicly posted with the piece. No commissions will be retained for works sold during or as a result of the exhibition.
Sponsorship Opportunities for 2017: This event is a 1st Annual with the intent of gaining sponsorships for following years. If you or your company would be interested in a private viewing and discussing this opportunity, please contact Sue Henderson via firstname.lastname@example.org / 540-842-4995.
Email: email@example.com Phone: 540-842-4995