Arch Enemy Arts – Call to Artists
deadline: Saturday, January 13, 2018
A CALL TO ARTISTS is now open for a new group exhibition scheduled to hang February 2nd – 24th, 2018. This show will be a spotlight exhibition of new and emerging talent, as chosen and curated by the Arch Enemy staff, with no themes or direction in subject matter allowing applicants to focus on their best personal work. However, before submitting your work, understand Arch Enemy Arts is a gallery dedicated to new contemporary work with a strong focus on pop-surrealism, lowbrow, photo-realism, figurative, urban, macabre, narrative, and illustrative styles of art. For examples, most of our past shows can be viewed at www.archenemyarts.comIf you believe we are the right platform for your work, then this may be the show for you.
Saturday, January 13th: deadline for submissions. All submission materials and payments must be completed by 11:59 pm.
Tuesday, January 16th: acceptance and rejection notifications will be sent.
Friday, January 26th: in-house deadline for accepted work.Please be certain the piece(s) you submit are in excellent condition and displayed professionally in a gallery setting. Arch Enemy Arts maintains the right to exclude any piece even if it has been accepted for exhibition if it arrives damaged, or if the condition or display of the work was misrepresented or withheld during submission.
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18+ regardless of location. (International submissions are welcome!)
1.) You may submit up to THREE pieces of available (for sale) current work fitting the show’s theme, size and price requirements. Images must be attached to your submission email in JPEG format. Please make sure these photos are large enough for us to see important details. DO NOT SUBMIT .ZIP FILES, DROPBOX or GOOGLE DOC LINKS.•Please make sure your images are clear and your work is photographed against a white background.• Image files must be labeled as lastname.title.jpeg
2.) Please include the following information in the body of your submission email. Do not attach any documents or links containing this information. The only thing attached to your submission email should be images of your work.• Artist Bio• Resume/CV – listing education background, awards and achievements, exhibition history and any current/past gallery representation. While this info is requested, it is not required. If don’t have an art education or exhibition history, this will not count against you. • Piece Description – explain the meaning and/or story behind each piece and any interesting or important information you’d want us to know about the piece(s). • Inventory List – list an itemization of each piece submitted including title, medium, dimensions, date, frame/display size and retail price (must include AEA’s 50% commission). Please make sure to include each piece’s price & exhibition history (if any).
3.) A $15 non-refundable curatorial fee is due with your submission email. The $15 will cover up to three pieces submitted in a package. You have two options to pay:• Pay by CREDIT CARD. Call the gallery at 215.717.7774 during normal gallery hours: Wed. – Sat., 12-5pm EST. • Pay by PAYPAL. Send payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
4.) Email your submissions to ARCHENEMYARTS@GMAIL.COM with the subject line reading “FEBRUARY 2018 OPEN CALL SUBMISSION” – if you send your email with a different subject line, your email may be overlooked! PLEASE make sure you’ve followed ALL the directions exactly as listed as incomplete submission packages will not be reviewed or refunded. **Please DO NOT ship works to the gallery during the submission process. If your work(s) are selected for exhibition you will be notified individually once all submissions have been reviewed.
For more details, visit Arch Enemy Arts’ homepage.