Call for Entry: A.R.T., Inc. Members' Exhibit

A.R.T., Inc. Members' Exhibit: New Beginnings | January 26–March 9, 2019

Eligibility and Requirements
To participate in the A.R.T., Inc. annual members' exhibit, your membership must be valid through December 2019. You may join (entry form available online) or renew at art intake. Exhibition is located at Adobe Art Gallery, 20395 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546. Most 2D and 3D media accepted. We have a TV for either a time-based media or other A.R.T., Inc. video or slideshow. Coordinate with A.R.T., Inc. if desired. Please submit via thumb drive or inquire about sending digitally. Work must be original and not previously shown at Adobe Art Gallery. Work larger than 42 inches in height and width will be installed only as space permits at the discretion of the gallery director. Maximum weight is 50 lbs. Artwork must be ready to hang: professionally mounted and wired if framed. Plexiglass is highly preferred over glass. Please inquire about work that requires special handling or installation. All selected works must remain for the duration of the show. Adobe Art Gallery reserves the right of final selection of work shown.

Entry Fees
$15, payable to A.R.T., Inc. for a single piece of art for exhibit
$25, annual A.R.T., Inc. dues, payable to A.R.T., Inc.

Important Dates
12/09/18: Publicity deadline to submit images for postcard consideration + other PR
01/03/19: 10am: A.R.T., Inc. to help with labeling postcards
01/08/19: 12am–Deadline to Submit Online Entry Form (see below)
01/10/19: 6–8pm & 01/12/19: 10am–12pm–Hand deliver artwork to Adobe Art Gallery 20395 San Miguel Ave., Castro Valley. Please bring artist statement/bio/resumé for binder.
01/14/19-01/18/19: A.R.T., Inc. to help install and sequence exhibit
01/26/19: 1–3pm Awards and Reception for the Artists
03/09/19: Exhibit ends
03/09/19: 4–5pm Pick up artwork. Work left after this time incurs a $5 storage fee per day/per artwork.

Juror Information and Awards
To be announced

Artwork Sales
Sale of exhibited work will be conducted through Adobe Art Gallery and all applicable sales tax will be charged. Adobe Art Gallery requires a 30% commission of the sale price from the artist. A completed W-9 is required from Artist in order to process payment. In the event of sale, artist will receive 70% portion of sale via check from H.A.R.D. usually within four to six weeks of exhibit end date. Artist will be notified of work(s) sold, date sold, name and contact information of patron, price sold, and amount due to artist.

Artwork Images
Artist agrees to allow Adobe Art Gallery to use photographic reproductions of work to document and promote the exhibition. Please email images of your artworks for publicity (300dpi/6"x8"/jpg) to adobegallery@haywardrec.org. Name as: LastNameFirstNameTitle.jpg

Insurance
Artist will provide their own insurance if desired. H.A.R.D. is self-insured and does not carry insurance for items submitted to the Gallery and cannot be responsible for any loss or damage. All work is submitted at the Artist’s own risk. The Gallery will make every effort possible for safe handling of all work. Additionally, the Gallery is secured with an alarm system and is under the protection of Parks and Recreation security personnel.

By entering, Artist indicates they have read and accept the terms and requirements of this exhibit and Adobe Art Gallery. 

Submission Information
To enter, fill out this online form below. If you require additional help or have individual questions, please contact Leah Virsik, the Adobe Art Gallery Director at adobegallery@haywardrec.org. Thank you!