” Inspiration Within” Juried Show – No Submission Fee

Arterie Fine Arts

Entry Deadline: Nov. 10

190 E. Fifth Avenue
Naperville, IL 60563


Call for Entries

” Inspiration Within” Juried Show
December 5 – January 3

Opening Artists Reception
Awards Ceremony
Saturday, December 13th
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Critique of Artwork

“Inspiration” as defined by the Oxford Dictionary is the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative.
What triggers creative inspiration? What is this that inspires an artist to create? Is that nature? Music? Heroes among us? A challenge? Or a deadline? A process?

Submit: Your art in any medium, painting, sculpture, ceramic, jewelry, fabric, video (2 min max), installation…
Images must be in jpg format (max. 10mb 4000 pixels longest side) & include title_dimensions.

Submit: A writing piece (50 words or less) optional

Submit: A short one sentence description of each piece.

First Prize $50 and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Second Prize $25 gift certificate usable in the gallery and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Special Mention $10 gift certificate usable in the gallery and a certificate signed by the Judge.

Gallery Pick $25 gift certificate for display fee in future show.

Rules for Submission

Eligibility: International

Deadline for Submissions: November 10th, 2014

Email Submissions with title of the show in subject line to: [email protected]

Submission Fee: None, display fee on acceptance.

Notification of Acceptance via email: November 20th, 2014

Size of Artwork: Artwork size may not exceed 36” x 36″ x 18″ for each piece.
Contact us for any oversized artwork submissions.

Display Fee*: Due by November 24th, 2014
Upon acceptance you will be expected to pay a display fee* at the rate of $25 per painting or $60 for 3 paintings. Contact gallery for pricing on over-sized pieces.
You will receive invites, webpage, inclusion in press releases & a page in our art book (available for purchase).
You will pay 30% on your sales as commission to the gallery.

Drop Off/Receipt of Work: *November 29th – December 4th *
You are responsible for dropping off your artwork, ready for hanging (wired). If you are outside of Chicago, you are responsible for shipping, insuring the package, requesting a delivery signature and for a reusable package plus a return shipping label. Please package fragile items properly in oversize boxes to prevent damage by shipping carriers. We will refuse delivery of items damaged by the carrier. Shipments via FedEx should be standard overnight, or ground, do not send priority overnight or 1st overnight. Do not send as home delivery, check business, or leave it blank.

Pick up/Return Shipping Date: January 6 – January 10
Artwork which is not picked up within 30 days becomes the property of the gallery.

Insurance: 100% Insurance of your work on our premises at the fair value you declare. You are responsible for insuring artwork in transit. Artwork will not be insured after January 10th.

*Display fee is non-refundable.

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