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Call for Submissions – Emerging artists exhibition at O'Born Contemporary

O'Born Contemporary is pleased to present its first annual exhibition of emergent artists in January 2012. Works in all mediums will be accepted, providing they fit the theme, Apocalypse. Works may be grim, humorous or somewhere in between, as long as they address some issue surrounding the suppositional end of the world. Selected works will be exhibited at O'Born Contemporary with a prize awarded for best-in-show.

Eligibility

  • Original work in any medium is eligible but submitted work should be congruent with the theme of the exhibition.
  • Submitting artists should be emergent, meaning not commercially represented.
  • Submitting artists must be 18 years of age, recommended 18 – 35.
  • Submitting artists must reside in the greater Toronto area (GTA).
  • Students may submit.
  • There is no fee for submission.

 

Deadline: Submissions must be delivered by email to submit@oborncontemporary.com by July 30, 2011, 6pm.

 

Conditions

  • Work must have been produced after January 2010.
  • Works must be available for purchase. O'Born Contemporary will collect a thirty-five percent (35%) commission on sales.
  • While only digital submissions will be accepted. Selected works must be exhibition-ready (framed, mounted where necessary – no loose prints or paper).
  • Inclusion in the exhibition is contingent upon accurate reproduction of the original work. Work will be turned down, where to great a variance exists.

 

Guidelines for Submission

  • Only digital submissions will be accepted.
  • Each artist may submit up to five (5) works.
  • Digital reproductions (files) must be at least 1mb in size.

 

Submissions must be accompanied by an image list including:

  • Title of work
  • Medium
  • Year of creation
  • Dimensions
  • Edition (if applicable)
  • Submission must include an artist bio and/or CV. Artist Statements are recommended but not required.

 

Calendar

Notification of acceptance will be emailed out on or before October 4, 2011.
Accepted artists will be responsible for delivery, in person to O'Born Contemporary, 131 Ossington Avenue, Toronto by December 17, 2011.
The exhibition will open Friday, January 13, 2012. Artists are encouraged to attend.

Disclaimer

O'Born Contemporary may reproduce and photograph selected works for purposes related to promotion, and education.
By submitting to this call, artists guarantee they have copyright to submitted works.


Direct all inquiries to submit@oborncontemporary.com.