Call for Artists – What’s in the Box themed show!

Call for Artists
What’s In the Box?
Entry Due Date: November 24, 2008

The Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space
7400 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Suite 20
Albuquerque, NM 87109, telephone 999-1280

Contact us through this post to get an official entry form! Some details are below, to whet your creative appetite. Enter up to three pieces! Arts & crafts welcome.

You’ve all heard the cliché to think “outside the box.” The Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space would like to invite you to think inside the box for a change. Send us your interpretation of the box in all its forms, from real 3-dimensional boxes to boxing-in, enclosure, gifts, squares, cubes, etc.

Submission Guidelines
• Open to New Mexico residents only. Open to all media.

• Deadline for submission is November 24, 2008.

• Artists may submit up to three (3) pieces of art that explore the theme of What’s In the Box? The Gallery may or may not accept all three pieces, for reasons of size limitations or jurying.

• Digital images of actual artwork to be juried may be e-mailed to joliedesigns@msn.com no later than November 24, 2008. Images should be in JPEG format, no more than 500 kb each. Artists may also deliver (or mail to the address above) a CD with digital images or hard copy photographs to the Gallery. CDs must contain the artist’s name on both the CD and the case. Photographs must be labeled with artists’ name. Please note that CDs and photographs will not be returned.

• Artist’s statements and CVs may be included with submission.

• A nonrefundable $15 jury fee must be included with each entry form. Please make checks payable to The Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space. If you would like to pay by credit card, please visit the Gallery during business hours (Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm). Work will not be considered for this show unless the jury fee has been paid.

• Artists will be notified, via the e-mail or telephone number provided on this entry form,no later than November 26 if their work has been accepted. Accepted artwork must be delivered to the Gallery on November 26, November 28, or November 29 during regular business hours.

• Accepted artwork will be displayed at the Gallery from December 2-27, 2008.

• All work must be for sale. A commission of 25% will be taken on all works sold as a result of this exhibition. Payment will be mailed to the artist within 30 days of the exhibition closing. Artists are required to sign a Loan Agreement if accepted.

• All artwork must be ready to hang or install when delivered – defined as having a wire of appropriate composition and weight attached by a set of d-rings or eye-screws on the back of the work. The artist must indicate if a piece is not meant to be hung (freestanding sculpture). Artwork will be juried by founding members of The Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space.

• By submitting artwork, the artist agrees that images of selected artwork can be used to promote the show including publicity, ads, and web site promotions. Copyright credit will be given to the artist. Submission of entry constitutes agreement to all conditions in this Call for Artists and the Entry Form.

• All artwork must be picked up from the Gallery by December 28, unless prior arrangements are made.

What’s in the Box Show Schedule
November 24, 2008 ……………………………………………………Submission Deadline
November 26, 2008 ……………………………………………………Artists notified of
acceptance
November 26, 28 or 29……………………………………………….Deliver accepted
artwork to the Gallery during regular business hours
December 2-27, 2008…………………………………………………Artwork to be displayed
December 5, 2008 ……………………………………………………..Official opening of
What’s In the Box?
Show, 5 pm
December 28, 2008 ……………………………………………………All artwork must be
picked up from the Gallery

Entries must be received no later than November 24, 2008. A jury fee of $15 must accompany an entry form. Checks, payable to The Wooden Cow, should be mailed to the Gallery at 7400 Montgomery Blvd NE, Suite 20; Albuquerque, NM 87109. If you would like to pay by credit card, please stop by the Gallery or call (999-1280) during regular business hours (Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm).

Please send an e-mail to Jill Riester, Show Director,at joliedesigns@msn.com, to receive an official entry form.

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