Opportunities - Exhibitions

Call for Artists – The Independent School of Rock of South Philadelphia

Deadline March 18: APRIL 2016 OPEN HOUSE AND AFFORDABLE ART SHOW
CURATED BY ERICA HARNEY

The Independent Rock School of South Philadelphia (38 Jackson St at Water St.) will be hosting its Spring 2016 Open House and Affordable Art Show on Saturday April 23rd and is accepting submissions of 2-dimensional work from Philadelphia-area artists priced at
$100 OR LESS.

**BEST-IN-SHOW WILL BE AWARDED THE INDEPENDENT ROCK PURCHASE PRIZE**

IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission deadline: Friday 3.18
Notification of accepted work: Friday 3.25
Accepted work must be hand-delivered to Independent Rock on Saturday 4.9 from 10am-4pm
Open House and Opening Reception: Saturday 4.23 from 12-8pm
Pick-up of unsold work: Saturday, 6.18 from 10am-4pm

TO APPLY:
*Email up to 5 jpegs of original 2-dimensional work priced at $100 or less to Erica Harney (ericaharney@gmail.com) by Friday 3.18 with the subject line AFFORDABLE ART SHOW SUBMISSION.
*Work must be sized at 72 dpi (1000 pixels on the longest side)
*Label each image with first initial_last name.number (j_smith.01.jpg, j_smith.02.jpg, etc)
*In the body of the email, include the following information for each work submitted in the following order: File name, title of work, dimensions, medium, price
*In the body of the email, please also include an artist bio describing awards, education, exhibition history, etc.
*$10 non-refundable submission fee via PayPal to indierock@comcast.net with the caption AFFORDABLE ART SHOW SUBMISSION.
*Submissions will be judged by the quality of work and the ability of applicants to follow instructions. Incomplete or incorrect applications will not be considered.

OTHER NOTES AND CONSIDERATIONS:
*Independent Rock will not collect a percentage of sales. 100% of sales will go directly to the artist.
*All sales are cash & carry. Artists whose work has sold MAY be permitted to replace the sold work with a new one.
*All accepted work must be properly wired and ready for hanging. Works on paper MUST be framed. No exceptions.
*Independent Rock reserves the right to dismiss any work that does not meet the submission requirements or that is not suitable for hanging.
*Work that has previously been submitted to or exhibited at Independent Rock is not eligible for reconsideration
*All accepted work must be dropped off in-person on Saturday 4.9 between the hours of 10am and 4pm.
*All unsold work must be picked up on Saturday 6.18 between the hours of 10am and 4pm.
*Neither Independent Rock nor Erica Harney (curator) assume responsibility for lost, damaged or stolen work

Thank you! We look forward to receiving and reviewing your submissions!

Erica Harney, Curator
Mike Long, Executive Director
Ross Munro, Music Director

Opportunity posted on: February 16, 2016