The Tropic of Color

The Tropic of Color

This Deadline Expired: Thursday, July 22, 2021

It’s Time. Vestige Concept Gallery Presents: The Tropic of Color. This exhibit seeks to showcase works of art from any style that feature idyllic scenes of “Paradise”: islands, beaches, coves, hidden bays, tropical sunsets, oceans, pleasures, treasures, and romantic getaways. Vaporwave, Chillwave, Retrowave… Artwork could also be night scenes, seaside bars, clubs, dancing, and/or a summer storm on the horizon…

Vestige is seeking artwork of any kind, from Emerging, Mid-Career, and/or Professional Artists. Work should somehow relate to the theme of the show.

“The Tropic of Color” In-Person opening reception party will be held Saturday, August 7th, at 6 PM. Special live performance or DJ will accompany the event.

ELIGIBILITY

“Paradise” is open to any artists over age 18, within the United States and Canada.
Work should ideally have been created in the last three years, and must be the original artwork, ready to display.
The specific work must not have been previously displayed in a Vestige Concept Gallery exhibit.
Work must be for sale. (No “NFS” or deliberate overpricing)
No Giclees or reproductions of original works will be accepted unless the work itself is a Giclee. Please note this in the media tag, if applicable.

ENTRY PROCEDURE

All entries and fees will be processed through www.callforentry.org
Applicants may submit up to six (6) entries. Two (2) entries are included in the $25 application.
An additional charge of $5 per entry is charged for any additional submissions.
Application deadline is July 22st, 2021
Artists will be notified of acceptance by July 24th, 2021
Shipped works of art must arrive no later than Wednesday, August 4th, 2021.

CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE

Artists accepted into the show must send an email confirmation upon acceptance, plus be willing to provide an artist pic, short bio, and web/social links (if applicable). These items are necessary for the Online version of the show and other promotion. By submitting this information, you provide Vestige Concept Gallery all rights to post the work on their gallery website and within a paper brochure for the event.
Accepted artwork must be the actual artwork as seen in the submitted images. No substitutions. Vestige Concept Gallery reserves the right to pull any artwork that differs from the images in the accepted submission. Any Giclees will automatically be pulled from the show unless it was initially stated that the work itself is a Giclee.
Accepted artwork listed for sale must be for the price listed in the submission. No last-minute price changes.
Vestige Concept Gallery will retain a 25% commission for any artwork sold–please factor this into your pricing.
Artists are responsible for shipping & optional shipping insurance to and from Vestige Concept Gallery. A prepaid return shipping label must be included. Fedex or UPS only. No cash or checks.
Shipped work must be sent in reusable, sturdy boxes and marked with your name. No loose peanuts. Artwork framed with glass is the responsibility of the artist and is not recommended. Artwork with glass that arrives in broken condition may be pulled from the event if artist is unable to remedy the issue.
Late or damaged work will not be exhibited.
Art damaged in transit is solely the responsibility of the artist and shipper. Artwork may also be hand-delivered, if applicable.
Wall pieces MUST be securely wired, framed, and properly prepared for display. Painted edges and/or a clean edge gallery wrap (i.e. the gallery edges were masked off prior to painting), are acceptable. Sawtooths are ok for photography only, that weighs less than 5 pounds
2D Work must not exceed 30lbs, including frame. 3D work or audio/video must be available to discuss the display with gallery member, if selected, and you will be placed into “waitlist” status and be contacted by the gallery. 3D artists may wish to inquire with the gallery first before submitting.

TIMELINE

JULY 22 Application deadline.
On or before JULY 23 Acceptance notification
AUGUST 4 Deadline for shipped or dropped-off work
AUGUST 7 Opening Reception
AUGUST — normal business hours
AUGUST 29 Show closes
AUGUST 30 Unsold artwork is packaged and shipped back

Any questions please reach out to: contact@vestigegallery.com
APPLY here.

Thank you for applying!

G. Kellum challenges the rear view perspective of artistic expression and dives into the world of urban aesthetics, as we know it. It also explores the possibilities present in spiritual and psychological practices. Look then, look again. As we move toward the future the images grow more familiar with each truth they unveil. This then becomes a series that grows with time.
G. Farrel Kellum
G. Farrel Kellum

G. Kellum challenges the rear view perspective of artistic expression and dives into the world of urban aesthetics, as we…

G. Kellum challenges the rear view perspective of artistic expression and dives into the world of urban aesthetics, as we know it. It also explores the possibilities present in spiritual and psychological…

G. Kellum challenges the rear view perspective of artistic expression and dives into the world of urban aesthetics, as we know it. It also explores the possibilities present in spiritual and psychological practices. Look…

Miriam Singer's drawings look perceptually at multiple locations in Philadelphia and are then worked through memory, eventually becoming a fictional cityscape created with a playful approach.
Miriam Singer
Miriam Singer

Miriam Singer's drawings look perceptually at multiple locations in Philadelphia and are then worked through memory, eventually…

Miriam Singer's drawings look perceptually at multiple locations in Philadelphia and are then worked through memory, eventually becoming a fictional cityscape created with a playful approach.…

Miriam Singer's drawings look perceptually at multiple locations in Philadelphia and are then worked through memory, eventually becoming a fictional cityscape created with a playful approach.…

Kimberly Camp
Kimberly Camp
Jazmyn Crosby
Jazmyn Crosby
In his introduction to "Michael Kenna: A Twenty Year Retrospective", Peter Bunnell explored the notion of the “unheroic landscape,” a term that aptly described the photographer’s “concern for the land more as feeling than about the land as place.” I recognized in this characterization a kindred sensibility that continues to inform my work. I find myself drawn to both the apposition and opposition of natural and human-made elements in landscape photography, and seek to convey the emotional to and fro between timelessness and evanescence.
Geoffrey Ansel Agrons
Geoffrey Ansel Agrons

In his introduction to "Michael Kenna: A Twenty Year Retrospective", Peter Bunnell explored the notion of the “unheroic…

In his introduction to "Michael Kenna: A Twenty Year Retrospective", Peter Bunnell explored the notion of the “unheroic landscape,” a term that aptly described the photographer’s “concern for…

In his introduction to "Michael Kenna: A Twenty Year Retrospective", Peter Bunnell explored the notion of the “unheroic landscape,” a term that aptly described the photographer’s “concern for the land more as feeling…

previous arrow
next arrow