Artful Living: Call for Art Guidelines

Printable Call for Art Submission Guidelines (PDF)
Event Flyer (PDF)
Artful Living Page

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WHAT
“Artful Living” is a juried art exhibition and community event. Proceeds from the event benefit struggling families in the Fairfax County area. This community event also raises awareness about the reality of poverty in our midst.

ENTRY DEADLINE
April 1, 2020

EVENT DATE
April 23, 2020
7 pm – 10 pm

WHERE
Country Club of Fairfax – 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax, VA

THEME
“Artful Living: Connected”

This year, we are celebrating the strong connections that help struggling families and individuals succeed in our community. Art is used to illustrate, highlight and share our experiences through many different lenses. Use your artistic ability to communicate “connected,” and explain in your statement how your work captures the essence of this theme.

GUIDELINES
Artists must list the dimensions of their artwork (no larger than 4 feet X 4 feet X 4 feet). No more than 2 submissions per artist. There is no fee to enter. No age limit. As children may be present, we ask that you consider making the subject matter appropriate for all audiences. The definition of “appropriate” is up for debate, but please use common sense.

MEDIUMS
Categories: Oil/Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor, Sculpture, Photography, Computer Art, Other Media. Artwork must be SIGNED, HANDMADE ORIGINALS. All submitted work must be attractively and appropriately matted, framed and/or presented. Artwork on canvas is not required to be framed.

MEDIUMS NOT ALLOWED
Copies or duplications or reproductions (computer or otherwise). Nothing perishable, toxic or otherwise harmful.

ARTWORK PRICING
Artists should supply a fair market price of artwork upon submission. That price will be listed in the sale of the art during the event. All art is donated at 100% of the fair market price.

ARTWORK SUBMISSION PROCESS
April 1, 2020 by 8 a.m. EST: Submit photo (800pxl x 600pxl) online through the google form that will be provided at http://bit.ly/ALSubmitArt20. Your submission must include a brief statement about how it captures the essence of our theme “Connected.” Statements without this explanation will not be considered.

DROPPING OFF YOUR ART
All art should be delivered to the Country Club of Fairfax on April 22 from 3 pm – 9 pm or April 23 from 3 pm – 5 pm. Address: 5110 Ox Road, Fairfax, VA

CASH PRIZES
$200 for “People’s Choice,” $100 for “Best of Show,” $50 for each “Best of Medium”

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
You are part of the solution by helping us raise money to continue providing the necessary resources and programs to struggling families in the Fairfax County area.

You will receive a complimentary admission to the event valued at $75. In return for your incredible generosity, you will have an opportunity to prominently feature any marketing material you bring on the day of the event in the Artist corner. Additionally, as we lead up to the event, we will feature all selected artists on our website and social media pages with links to their website and social media page.

We hope that you will feel good about being part of something life-changing in our community. Your donation makes a big impact.

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