20 Jan 2017

Competitions Small Works/Big Impact National Juried Exhibition

Gallery UndergroundArlington, Virginia, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: March 21, 2017 – Gallery Underground in Arlington, VA just outside Washington DC announces “Small Works/Big Impact” May 1-26, 2017, a national juried art competition, cash prizes awarded. Voted “Best Art Gallery” in 2015 by the readers of Arlington Magazine.

All media artists, sculptors and photographers are invited to create visual works on any subject or theme, not exceeding 12″ in size on the longest side, excluding frame. Total framing (frame plus mat) or sculpture base may not exceed 4”.

REQUIREMENTS
All media accepted, national juried show (US only). Entries must be original, entirely the work of the entrant and not based on any copyrighted work – no giclees or reproductions except for photography. Note: photography must be matted, under glass – photos printed on canvas will not be accepted.

Size may not exceed 12” on longest size, excluding frame. Total framing (frame plus mat) may not exceed 4” width

JUROR
Artist Narissa (Nar) Steel is President of the Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC (MPSGS). For many years, she has served as the Society’s chairperson for its International Exhibition, and for nine years was the owner of Cobblestone Art Gallery in Old Town, Alexandria, VA. She was the Facilitator for the World Exhibition of Miniature Artists held at the Smithsonian Institute in the summer of 2005… see more bio here.

AWARDS
$500 in prizes awarded.

APPLY ONLINE – Entry fee $35 for up to 2 works.
View Prospectus and apply online here.

Notification of accepted or non-accepted work will be via email as early as possible after deadline, but no later than March 31, 2017.

SALES
Sales will be promoted. All work must be for sale. Gallery Underground will retain a 30% commission on all sales.

CALENDAR
Entry Deadline: March 21, 2017
Notifications to artists: March 31, 2017
Receiving (in-person and shipping) deadline: 10am-2pm, April 29, 2017
Exhibit opens: May 1, 2017
Reception, Awards Ceremony: 5pm to 8pm, May 5, 2017
Exhibition closes: .6pm, May 26, 2017
Artists pick up work: 10am to 2pm, May 27, 2017
Shipped work returned: Week of May 29, 2017

View Prospectus and apply online here.


About:
Gallery Underground in Crystal City, Virginia, is a premier art exhibition space. We feature juried solo and group shows in the Focus Gallery and our members’ work in the Main Gallery, including paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and mixed media; drawings; sculpture; photography; glass; ceramics and jewelry.

The Arlington Artists Alliance is a 501(c)(3) arts organization, established in 2000 to serve and support visual arts in Arlington County, providing professional development activities for local artists, and serving the community through exhibits, instruction, mentoring, and outreach projects.

Voted “Best Art Gallery” in 2015 by the readers of Arlington Magazine.

Gallery Underground
2120-A Crystal Plaza Arcade
Arlington, VA 22202


Opp Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 03 March thru April, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales. Opportunity expires in 22 days.

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