Art Around Town 2019

OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE AUGUST 5TH

The Art Around Town committee is happy to present a call for art for the upcoming exhibition at Petaluma Valley Hospital.  You are invited to submit up to 5 images of YOUR artwork. Space is limited; art will be accepted on a first-come, first-accepted basis.  Works must be appropriate for a hospital venue.  Please, no nudes or violent images. Keep in mind that we are encouraging healing in our community.  

Participants of the Art From the Heart exhibition are strongly encouraged to become members of the Petaluma Arts Center.  Member benefits include free entry to exhibitions, exhibition postcards, discounts on classes, facility rentals, discounted admission to events, participation in the Members exhibitions, listing in the artists and art related businesses online directory and helps support our programming and mission for our community.     

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS 
Entries submitted by:   Monday, August 5, 2019 (by midnight). 

THEME 
Artist’s choice.  

ELIGIBILITY 

-All artists MUST fill out our online submission form. 
-Participating artists do not have to be members of the Petaluma Arts Center –All accepted artwork must be on view for the duration of the exhibition. 
-2-Dimensional work only.  
-Maximum of 5 entries per artist. 
-Minimum framed size requirement of 14″X14″ ON ALL SIDES. 
-Maximum framed size must not exceed 60″ in height and width. 
-No nudes or violent images. 

-No changes to titles, prices, etc. are permitted after delivery of artwork.  
-Wet or unfinished work will not be accepted. 
-Artwork MUST be wired & ready for hanging. No saw-tooth hangers.

CALENDAR & DEADLINES (For your records) 
-Artwork submission deadline:  Monday, August 5, 2019
-Notification of Acceptance:  Friday, August 9, 2019 Artists will be notified by email at end of the business day.
-Delivery of Artwork:  Wednesday, August 14, 2019, between 3-6pm at Petaluma Valley Hospital. 
-Pickup Artwork:  Wednesday, December 11, 2019, between 3-6pm at Petaluma Valley Hospital 
-Location:  PVH is located at 400 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954. 
 
ARTWORK SPECIFICATIONS 
-All artwork on paper MUST be under glass, framed appropriately.   
Framed dimensions of all artwork must be at least 14 x 14 inches on all sides.   
Framed dimensions of all artwork must not exceed 60 inches in height. 
-NOTE: Artwork MUST be wired & ready for hanging. Work not securely wired for hanging will NOT be accepted in the exhibition.  No saw-tooth hangers. 

FEES 
None.  Please consider becoming a members of the Petaluma Arts Center.

ENTRY PROCEDURE (All forms are located online for your convenience) 
-Artists must fill out our online submission form.   
-Submit only 1 JPEG image per piece.  Please do not send additional detailed images of your work. 
-You can submit up to 5 images of your work. 
-Download, print & fill out the Liability Form, Artwork ID Labels  & Loan Agreement Form. Bring forms with you upon drop off.

SALES 
Submitting artwork for this exhibition authorizes the Petaluma Arts Center to sell the artwork for the listed price indicated on your submission form.  If sales are made the Petaluma Arts Center will reimburse the artist an amount equal to the listed price less 20%.  If selected artwork is not for sale exhibitor must list NFS on submission form.  
 
GENERAL INFORMATION & CONTACT  
For additional information email ArtAroundTown@petalumaartscenter.org, or call 707-762-5600

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Artists agree to allow work to be photographed for promotional & media use.