Calls for Art

Women’s Caucus for Art of GA Member Exhibit

Our Nature

Our WCAGA President, Sally Eppstein, has a special place in her heart and art for our environment and more specifically the urban environment. Her program, TreeSpeak, was begun with this focus in mind.

Our Nature…”ours” to enjoy, care about and celebrate in our work. Some of us can’t resist making work that is inspired by our surroundings, by images that remind all who see our work that this is a part of our world to be treasured and sustained. But, the urban issues extend beyond the actual physical plants, birds, animals, insects and flowers…it reaches into our psyche. We find ourselves feeling awed, inspired, calmed, excited and even protective of this world that sustains our life. Some artists create work that speaks to this inspiration. There is also the back story to our urban environment. Some artists bravely ask, ”What happens when we neglect, reject or ignore its importance?”

Some artists' work not only deals with the positive aspects of our physical world, it also addresses what happens when it is disregarded. Some work is made to warn of the dangers of ignoring our dependence in favor of money, agendas and ‘progress’. Maybe it is part of ‘our nature’ as artists to bring this message whenever we are able. The 2017 WCAGA Member Exhibit offers us an opportunity to show our own vision…Our own Nature.

Calendar

Deadline for images submissions: February 25, 2017  

Notification of images chosen: February 29, 2017 

Delivery of Work to GPC: March 18, 2017, 10 am to noon

March 18, 2017: Installation

Opening Reception: March 23, 2017 - 6 pm to 8 pm

Take Down: May 6, 2017, 10 am to 1 pm

General Information

This exhibit is open to all WCAGA members in good standing. We have space for 35 to 40 works.

Accepted work must remain on view for the entire exhibition: March 18 to May 5, 2017.

NOTE: Some images or parts of images may be used for the invitation. If you Do Not wish us to use your image, please indicate this in your submission.

Location

4th floor Gallery in the Jim Cherry Media Center at GA Perimeter College in Clarkson Georgia.

Entry & Fee

A non-refundable fee of $20.00 qualifies the artist to submit up to 5 images.

Each artist will have at least one of their works chosen from the submitted images.

Please make checks payable to WCAGA.
Mail fee and application to:

Barb Rehg,

407 Creekview Trail SE

Smyrna, Georgia 30082.

Image Submission

Send 3 to 5 images by email to brehgstudios@bellsouth.net.

Resolution: 300dpi. Maximum size: 1500 x 1500 pixels.

Only the artwork should be visible, no background, frames etc.
Label each image file as follows: number.artistname.jpg, for example, 1.brehg.jpg.

The number should correspond to the application.

Limitations (Please read carefully)

All two dimensional work must be properly equipped for hanging using the Walker Hanging system. Slant board hangers with D-rings are okay on works larger than 4ft. wide. Works on paper should be framed under glass or plexi. Some form of hanging bar should be provided for wall hangings. If unusual hanging method is required, it must be approved by the Gallery Director. Sculpture may not exceed 50 lb.

Agreement

Submitting an entry form constitutes an agreement on the part of the artist with all the conditions in the prospectus.

Insurance

Insurance by Georgia State Perimeter College Exhibit’s dept. begins when the work is delivered to the gallery. If damage ensues during transport that is the artist’s responsibility.

Delivery & Return of Work

The artist is responsible for making arrangements for delivery to and pickup from the gallery.

Shipping: If your work will be shipped from out of town please make arrangement with a WCAGA member to receive the work.

Returns: Returns via shipping must provide proper packaging and postage or make necessary arrangements with another WCAGA member to pick up work.

When you send your application, please include the information stated in Our Nature 2017GPC..pdf.
This way we’ll have all the information necessary to make decisions, labels and lists.

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