Opportunities - Exhibitions

Call for Artists: Heads of State

Deadline: August 10, 2016

In recognition of the upcoming presidential election Hamilton Street Gallery is watchfully anticipating the face of things to come. So in accordance, this juried exhibition will focus on the portraiture of infamous leaders both political and non political, humanitarian or tyrannical, good, bad, or ugly, who have left their mark on history. Artists may submit work/images in any style or media reflecting the past, present, or possibly a not so distant future.

Eligibility:

-Exhibition is open to residents 18 or older, living in NY, NJ, or PA.
-All media will be considered and must be original by the artist.
-We prefer that work be hand delivered to the gallery, but will accept pre-paid shipment of work preferably through the Post Office with return packaging to and from the gallery.
-Art work must be ready for hanging/installation and must not exceed 60″ in any direction. Please no saw tooth hangers. Size limitations for sculptural and video pieces will be considered individually.
-Two dimensional works on paper and other fragile surfaces must be framed with glass or Plexiglass.
-All accepted art work must remain at the gallery for the duration of the exhibit. “Upon delivery of work, the gallery has the right to reject work that is not consistent with submitted digital images.

Fees:

There is no entry fee to enter the exhibit. Accepted artists pay a nominal fee of $25, by cash, check, or money order payable to Hamilton Street Gallery to cover costs for promotional mailing, lighting, hanging, and installation.
Hamilton Street Gallery charges a 25% commission on art work sold. Sales will be finalized at the end of each exhibition.

 

Insurance:

Hamilton Street Gallery will provide insurance for work upon receiving art, during exhibition and up until work is picked up. We are not responsible for artwork while in transit to and from the gallery.

Submission Guidelines:

There are two ways to submit work:

-Up to five digital file submissions will be accepted via email to info@hamiltonstreetgallery.com or
– Up to five digital images on a CD rom can be mailed through the Post Office
-All submissions must be in JPEG format in the order you would like them viewed with artist name and title of work. Images cannot be larger than 800 x 800 pixels at 72 DPI.
-An image list on paper, numbered in the order in which they appear on the CD, including title of work, media, dimensions, date, and price.
-One page resume (please include phone number and email address).
-An artist statement (optional but encouraged)
-An SASE for return of materials is requested
-Video and performance artists should submit DVDs labeled with name, title, date, and price
*all submissions should be received (not post marked) by the deadline date.

Please mail completed submission package in an envelope no larger than 9″ by 12″ to: Hamilton Street Gallery, P.O. Box 710, Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805, or email submissions to info@hamiltonstreetgallery.com

Gallery hours:

Thursday, 12- 5 pm

Friday, 5:30 – 8pm

Saturday, 1 to 5pm and by appointment

Important dates to remember:

Submission deadline: August 10, 2016
Notification of acceptance by email: August 17, 2016
Delivery Dates: September 1, 12 – 5 pm. September 2, 5 – 8 pm. September 3, 12 – 5 pm.
Opening Reception: Friday September 9, 2016, 6 -9 pmPick up dates: October 27, 5 – 8 pm, and October 29, 12 – 5 pm.

 

Opportunity posted on: June 13, 2016