Open Call for Emerging Independent Artists: Art that Speaks to Collectors

Keen on Art

Entry Deadline: May. 31

3090 Glascock street
Oakland, CA 94601

Keen on Art represents solely art collectors. Its Art Liaison, Esther Mallouh, works discreetly with art collectors to assist them in purchasing distinct and divergent artworks.

Keen on Art invites both 2D and 3D submissions from artists regardless of their location or their experience in the art field.

For this open submission artists are encouraged to submit images of artwork available for sale (only) and according to the following specs:
Images: best 2D and 3D web quality, JPEG, low resolution files- Please do not send large files as they maybe caught by SPAM or difficult to open.

Style: ABSTRACT, non linear, non geometrical. and non representational.

Medium: acrylic or oil on canvas– mixed media can be considered

Dimensions when framed: Preferred: 72”Wx 48”H, and 38”W with variable Height. or unframed: 64” x 40” and 30” with variable H. (or thereabout)- Different dimensions maybe considered.

Email images and info to [email protected]

Subject Line: emerging artist for art that speaks to collectors

Format: Please name image files in a logical and consistent manner.
1- Contact information: Name, Address, mobile #, email address, web site.
2- Number of pieces of art you wish to be considered
3- Naming format: (please number each jpg submission and start with the most recent work for example:)
1- Last Name -Title- 2017- Medium- Dimensions – Price (for the first image)
If you are referencing your web site, please specify which images you are referring to. Web images should be available for download. Artwork should be available for sale. Please don’t just email your web address- You will NOT receive a response.
4- Statement about each of the work to be considered– Each statement should be concise and no more than 250 words– There is no right or wrong writing.
5- Curriculum Vitae (resume) for each artist involved in the process

All artists submissions will be acknowledged by return email within few days of submissions.
The art liaison will contact the artists whose work has been selected for viewing or purchase and make the necessary arrangements. Selected Artists can expect to hear from the art liaison within two to three months of receipt of their online submissions.

Please note that keen on art does not accept original work or models along with submissions unless requested.

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