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call-for-art: SCOPE 2016

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: 11:59pm on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

what we want
The purpose of SCOPE: the southern landscape is to exhibit the widest range of “landscape” works possible in VAE’s Main Gallery. The South is a hub of creativity and Raleigh has adopted a vision to become the Southern Capital for Arts and Culture. To do our part, VAE will exhibit landscape works by artists across the regional south, or works created in or inspired by the southern landscape.

Entries must fit through VAE’s 104″ x 71″ door to be exhibited. Juried with JPEGs. Two entries per artist. Entries must be received by 11:59pm on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.

The Juror – Daniel Fuller, curator, Atlanta Contemporary

Schedule
Deadline for entries………………….11:59pm on Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Notification of Accepted Works……….Friday, May 13, 2016
Delivery of Accepted Work………..…Fri, May 27, 11am – 6pm & Sat, May 28, 11am-4pm
Exhibition Run………………….….…..June 3 – 24, 2016
Opening Reception…………..…….….June 3, 6-10pm
Pick-Up of Unsold Work………………Sat, June 25, 11am-4pm

Awards
first…………………………….……$500
second………………………….…..$250
third…………………………..……..$100

Eligibility
SCOPE is open to any living artist. A maximum of 2 works of any medium, per artist may be submitted. Two and three dimensional entries will be accepted. Work must be original and completed in the last 2 years. No copies, mechanical reproductions, molds or kit work will be accepted. Visual Art Exchange reserves the right to exclude work due to size or special requirements. Entries must be hand delivered to the gallery or mailed in a returnable container. Artwork submitted on behalf of an artist requires written and signed authorization from the artist. Click here to view VAE’s exhibition policies.

Accessibility
VAE’s gallery space is fully accessible and we strive to make the submission process accessible as well. We encourage anyone to enter our open call exhibitions. If you need any additional information or accommodations in order to enter this exhibition please email Brandon or call 919.828.7834 ext 6 for assistance.

Shipping Artwork
Ship artwork using a sturdy, reusable packing materials clearly labeled with your name and telephone number. Do not include return postage in case the artwork sells during the run of the exhibition. Following the exhibition each artist who shipped their work should generate a FedEx label and email it to our director of exhibitions so the piece may be returned. Do not use styrofoam packing peanuts. Shipments of artwork will be accepted May 23-28, 2016.

Ship To:
Visual Art Exchange
c/o Brandon Cordrey
309 W Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Sales
Visual Art Exchange will retain a commission of 30% for VAE members, 50% for non-members on all work sold during the exhibit. If a work is not for sale please indicate with NFS value in appropriate space during registration or on the consignment sheet. Click here to join VAE!

Liability
All entries will be handled with the utmost care and respect. VAE is not liable for artwork during transportation to or from the gallery but does carry a blanket inland marine policy that covers most fine art works and craft items up to $5,000. VAE reserves the right to refuse coverage to artwork with inherent vices, high values or that is deemed unstable. By entering into this show, the artist agrees to abide by all rules and regulations as set by exhibition guidelines.

Questions? Email Brandon!

Main Gallery

Important Dates

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Past Shows:

MAIN GALLERY: Contemporary South 2016

To: From: Annual Holiday Show + Deck the Gallery

November 6 - December 21, 2015

Contemporary South

January 3-30, 2014

24th Annual N.E.W. Show

september 6-26, 2013

Still

october 4-24, 2013