In the Brand NEW Gallery -- The Art Room in Petersburg, VA
* Celebrating the work of Edgar Allan Poe, who honeymooned in Petersburg.
* Jurors include Chris Semtner, Curator of the Museum of Edgar Allan Poe and Jeff Abugel,
author of Poe's Petersburg, the Raven in the Cockade City.
* Opening will coincide with the anniversary of his death on October 7th. The show runs for the
duration of the month, and concludes on Halloween!
* Virginia Artists and Crafters -- amateur to professional --- in a variety of mediums are invited
to submit work that features symbols and imagery used by Poe, but not literal “illustrations” of his work.
* Think ravens, hearts, black velvet, sheet metal, nails, masks, etc., portraits that honors the author,
or showcases imagery from his writing.
* No skeletons or skulls, macabre images, nudity, satanic images or weapons will be considered.
* All artwork must be original...However, artists whose work is selected may consign reproductions
with the gallery for the duration of the show.
* Preferred Mediums:
* Two Dimensional Work: oil or acrylic paintings, mixed media and drawings --
must be framed [or finished], wired and ready to hang.
* Three Dimensional Work: sculptural and/or functional pieces in wood, ceramic, glass, stained glass, and metal. Nothing over 4’ tall.
* Jewelry: Original work - no stringed beads or manufactured items.
* Other Important Info:
* Selected artwork must be delivered in person or shipped to arrive by Friday, October 2nd.
and must be picked up by Wednesday, November 4th. Feel free to ship -- the artist is
responsible for postage/shipping charges.
* Artists must maintain insurance on their own work - the gallery is secured and has an
alarm system, but will not be insuring your work for loss or damage.
* Commission is only 25% of sales and will be paid 30 days after the close of the show.
* A portion of the sales from opening night will be donated to The Museum of Edgar Allan Poe.
* Jury Fee is $25 per 3 images.
* Cash prizes will be awarded
To Apply, go HERE: http://theworldscoolestart.wix.com/the-art-room-gallery#!calls-to-artists/c17pd