National Juried Exhibition

Greg Moon Art – Front Show Room, Taos, New Mexico

Call for Entry to Group Exhibition

 

 

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA

callforentry.org

AFTER DARK 6

Event Dates: 6/24/17 – 7/15/17
Entry Deadline: 4/27/17


REQUIREMENTS:

Images – Minimum: 4 , Maximum: 8

Entry Fee (Greg Moon Art, Inc.: After Dark 6 – A National Juried Exhibition): $40.00

Media Fee (per image over minimum): $10.00

After Dark 6 is a show celebrating darkness and the varied reactions emblematic to this subject matter…nighttime, dark humor, dark fantasies, dark matter, etc. Greg Moon Art of Taos hosts this national show in June/ July. The show will run June 24th – July 15th with an opening reception on the 24th. Entries are being accepted in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, mixed media, fiber arts, glass, digital printed media, and assemblage. Entry deadline is midnight April 27th.

The show will be supported with:

• Professionally printed invitation with a national mailer to the gallery’s collectors.
• Email announcement
• Website presence for all selected artists on the gallery’s website
• Regional and National Press
• Opening Reception
• Gallery sales staff
• Exposure to prominent figures/ collectors/ curators/ publishers in the visual arts.

JURORS:

Matt Kennedy- Director, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles

Matt is the director of the Jesus de La Luz Gallery in L.A., the preeminent purveyor of the lowbrow/ pop-surrealism art genre. He also hosts the popular podcast “Pod-Sequentialism”, an amalgamation of interviews with luminaries in the comic/ film/ and graphics industries.

Stuart Ashman- Executive Director, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe Former Director New Mexico Museum of Art/ Museum of Latin American Art/ New Mexico Secretary of Cultural Affairs

Stuart has been an active member of the New Mexico visual art community dating back the 90’s. He recently returned to New Mexico after a stint in California as the director of the Museum of Latin American Art.

Greg Moon – Artist, Curator, Owner of Greg Moon Art.

Greg has worked in the commercial gallery scene for 34 years, 25 of those years in Taos and Santa Fe. His space focuses on works of the contemporary vein with an emphasis on fine art in the “old school” mediums of painting, photography, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, and assemblage. One of his latest projects was co-curating “Orale’: Kings and Queens of Cool” at Taos’ Harwood Museum of Art. The show was a in-depth survey of Lowbrow and Pop-Surrealist artists in the U.S.


ELIGIBILITY:
The show is open to all US based artists 18 yrs. and older.

MEDIA CRITERION:
Entries are being accepted in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, mixed media, glass, fiber arts, digital printed media, and assemblage. Giclees will only be accepted in photography and digital media.

All photography/ digital media prints (with the exceptions of Polaroid, platinum, and albumen) must have an image size of at least 8 x 10”.
All works must be for sale and remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.
Any work not comparable to the file submitted can be rejected at the owner’s discretion.
All works must be ready to hang or display. All works requiring glazing must use plexiglass.
No substitutions for works accepted into the show.

SIZE LIMITATIONS:
2-D pieces are limited to a width of 52” and a height of 72” with framing.
3-D pieces are limited to a width/ depth of 32” and a height of 72”.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Apr. 27: Deadline for applications
May 21: Notification of accepted works
June 12 -21: Receivership of accepted works
June 24: Opening Reception 5-7PM
June 24 – July 15: Exhibition
July 17-21: Pick-up/Return of work

SALES:
The artist will be paid 50% of all art sales, the gallery will retain 50%. All purchased works must remain in the gallery until the end of the exhibit. Artists will be given the contact information for clients who purchase their work.

 

INSURANCE:
All works will be treated in a professional manner. Greg Moon Art is not responsible for any damage to or loss of artwork while in the gallery’s possession or in transit. Artists may insure their works if they wish…shipping insurance is highly advised.

DELIVERY / RETURN OF WORK:
Drop off of accepted works can be done any time during the receivership period. All shipped works must be shipped in a re-usable container and received during the receivership period. There will be a ten dollar re-crating fee for any pieces that do not sell during the exhibition. Artists are responsible for picking up or arranging shipping for any work not sold by the end of the show period. The gallery will take ownership of any works not picked-up or shipped after the show unless otherwise arranged.