Deadline: August 29, 2015 – really AFFORDABLE ART SHOW – Call for Entries – NYC

The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) is excited to announce our first really Affordable Art Show, a national juried show opening October 3, 2015.

Our juror is Carolyn Ramo, Executive Director of Artadia, a not-for-profit organization which has awarded over $3 million to more than 300 artists. Ramo was a partner at Taxter & Spengemann, a contemporary art gallery that focused on emerging artists, and the Production Director at David Zwirner gallery. Ms. Ramo has also worked at Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

This is a selling show with art priced for anyone and everyone. Thousands of NY art lovers and collectors will see your work up close and personal. It is time to expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. You will get 75% of the selling price.

We really love art – in all media. As well as looking for skill in the use of a variety of materials, we look for how well that medium relates to the concept or movement, and how fully the artist’s intention or concept is presented and realized. The juror’s awards will reflect that artistic judgment. Virtually every medium is accepted including: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Photography, Pastel, Drawing, Print, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Assemblage and Fabric.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission Deadline: The Early Bird deadline is August 15 and Final Application Deadline is August 29, 2015.
Gallery Exhibition Dates: October 3 – October 25, 2015 weekends 1-6 P.M.
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 2-6 P.M.

$2050 in Cash Awards
BEST of SHOW GOLD: $1000 The work selected as ‘Best of Show’ will be purchased by BWAC for $1000 and added to Carolyn Ramo’s personal collection.
BEST of SHOW SILVER: $250
CERTIFICATES of RECOGNITION: $800   $100 each for eight winners.  All prize selections will be made by Carolyn Ramo at the gallery and announced at the Opening Reception.

SHOW DETAILS:
really Affordable Art Show: The broad theme encompasses all the possibilities of your imagination – allowing you to think, play and create outside the box with few inhibitions, restrictions, rules, or guidelines. Just set yourself free to explore the possibilities of creativity and let Ms Ramo put together an exciting show. She may select none, just one or several from any artist. She does not see the artist’s name when making the selection for the show.

ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2-D and 3-D media, including film/video when self-presenting.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES:  Early Bird Submissions (through midnight, August 15, 2015): $45 for up to five (5) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.  Submissions between August 16 and midnight August 29, 2015: $65 for up to five (5) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.

All entry fees are non-refundable.
Submissions are on-line only; see full prospectus at link here: http://bwac.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/really-Affordable-Art-Show-prospectus.pdf

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to help@affordableartshow.info

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