“Introspect” Juried Show
F.I.R.E. Art Studios & Gallery
Entry Deadline: Mar. 15
Artist Reception – Awards Presented
Friday, April 26, 2013, 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Oh Wanderer, you have visited every nook and corner of the world which is external to you.
If you have not, then you crave and dream to do so…But have you ever taken time and visited the world within instead?
If yes, we would like to know what you found….If no, we would still like to know what you think you would find, if you did go inside…
Submit: An art piece depicting your inner world. Art could be in any medium, painting, photography, ceramics, video, reused material, Audio…. Let your imagination go wild…
Submit a Writing Piece: Tell us in words the story behind the piece and your journey.
Juror: Joanna Pinsky, Artist & Co-founder, Artistic Director and teacher for Art Encounter, a tax-exempt educational organization which brings visual arts understanding to people of all ages. Pinsky is widely exhibited nationally and internationally, and is included in many important private and public collections.
First Prize: 50$ gift certificate usable in the gallery against next month’s Display fee or Walk in classes and a certificate signed by the Judge.
Second Prize: 25$ gift certificate usable in the gallery against next month’s Display fee or classes and a certificate signed by the Judge.
Two Special Mentions: 10$ gift certificate usable in the gallery against next month’s Display fee or classes and a certificate signed by the Judge.
Rules for Submission
Deadline for Submissions
March 15th, 2013
Email Submissions with title of the show in subject line to:
Notification of Acceptance via email
March 22nd, 2013
Size of Artwork
Artwork size may not exceed 36” x 36″ x 18″ for one, or 84″ x 60″ x 18″ for three pieces.
Contact us for any oversized artwork submissions.
Due by March 29th, 2013
Upon acceptance you will be expected to pay a display fee at the rate of $20 per painting or $50 for 3 paintings, as we are a co-op gallery run by artists.
You will receive invites, webpage, and inclusion in press releases.
You will pay 20% on your sales as commission to the gallery.
Drop Off/Receipt of Work (for international applicants)
April 9th – April 12th
You are responsible for hanging your gallery ready work for display in the designated area before the show. If you are outside of Chicago, you are responsible for shipping, and for a reusable package plus the shipping fee for the return (any overage will be refunded in the event of a sale). You are responsible for insuring artwork in transit.
Pick up/Return Shipping Date
May 7th – May 10th
Artwork which is not picked up within 30 days becomes the property of the gallery.
100% Insurance of your work on our premises at the fair value you declare. Artwork will not be insured after May 10th.