CALL FOR ARTISTS: "One Love" Judged and Juried Fine Art Show

posted Apr 6, 2018, 5:25 AM by League of Reston Artists Webmaster

  • Share the love! Historic Manassas, Inc. is seeking 2D art for a themed exhibit, held May 2018. Theme: “Celebration of Life.” $1,500 in cash prizes. Open to artists who can hand deliver their work.

    Deadlines and entry fees:
    Early bird deadline: April 6, $25 per artist for up to 4 works.
    After April 6: $35 per artist for up to 4 works.
    Final deadline: April 13 2018. Entry fees are non-refundable.
    Notification of acceptance will be given on or before April 25, 2018

    Requirements: Works selected for exhibition will be juried from digital images of your work. Each artist may enter up to 4 works, completed within the last 3 years, in any media suitable for hanging on a wall. We are seeking “family friendly” art that celebrates life. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Minimum height/width, 8”. Maximum height/width, 42” (including frame). Maximum depth, 6”. Maximum weight, 30 lbs.

    Use of images: Any image submitted may be used for marketing and promotional purposes directly related to the “One Love” event. Additionally, Historic Manassas, Inc would like to choose 12 works to be featured in a 2019 One Love calendar. Artists chosen will receive a byline but no other compensation for use of an image. Please indicate on the entry form if you would permit your work to be used for the calendar.

    Location: Jirani Coffee House, 9425 West Street (in the walkway by the RR tracks), Manassas. Free parking nearby in the parking garage and the train station lot, both accessible from Prince William Street.

    Delivery/pick up: Deliver selected artwork to Jirani on Monday, May 7, 6-7 p.m. Pick-up Monday, June 4, 6-7 p.m. Works not picked up will be charged a $10/day storage fee.

    Presentation: Work must be suitably framed to a professional standard. No clip frames, saw-tooth hangers or taped edges. Canvases may have neat gallery wrapped edges. Label the back of the work with your name, contact info (email and/or phone), title of work, media and price.
    (Labels for the FRONT are provided at the drop off point.)

    Reception and awards: Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place; awards presented during the reception on Saturday, May 19th. First place winner will also be awarded a solo exhibit at Jirani.

    Judge: Vicki Marckel - Fine Artist.

    : Jirani will process all sales and retain a 20% commission. Checks will be mailed to the artists by June 30th, 2018.

    For more info Contact:
    Rebekah Raze with Historic Manassas, Inc