Tall Grass Arts Association  - Gallery, School, and Gift Shop

 
CALL FOR ENTRIES:
 
Heartland
 
Images of Small Town and Rural Midwest
 
April 27- June 2, 2018
 
 
 

Artists are invited to submit entries for Heartland, an exhibit of images of
and about life in and around small towns, farms, and rural areas.
Views of time spent away from urban concerns. Memories of
 earlier, less complicated days. Reflections on the beauty,
pace, responsibilities and rewards of living
beyond the city's boundaries.
 
     
GUIDELINES:
 
~  Consider  ~
* Structures: historic buildings, railway stations, gas stations, grain elevators,
stores and shops, barns, homes, churches, schools
* Machines: trains, cars, trucks, tractors and other farm equipment, boats
* Landscapes: wide open spaces and skies, fields, crops,
gardens, highways, playgrounds, lakes, camps
* Animals: on the farm, as pets, at fairs, in contests
* Events: parades, fairs, celebrations, traditions, sports, races
* People: at work, at play, with families, at special gatherings,
commemorating significant moments and passages
 
>  All sizes, media, styles, and formats except video will be accepted for consideration.
 
>  Artists may submit up to 3 works for judging.
 
>  Shipped work will be accepted. Artists are required to supply
pre-paid return shipping labels with accepted work.
 
>  Applications are to be submitted through the online site Entrythingy.com, using the code
http://www.entrythingy.com/d=tallgrassarts.org#show=4311
which is a direct link to the Heartland entry form.
>  Questions or problems with submitting to this site should be sent to Tall Grass at 708.748.3377.
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RULES:
 
>  Works should not have been shown at Tall Grass Gallery in the last 2 years.
 
>  Completed applications, entry fees, and jpeg images must be submitted to
www.EntryThingy.com through this link:
http://www.entrythingy.com/d=tallgrassarts.org#show=4311
 
>  2-dimensional work must be wired and ready to hang; no sawtooth hangers please.
 
>  Curators reserve the right to refuse work that does not meet the requirements
 or is considered too fragile for exhibit.
 
>  All work remains on exhibit for the duration of the show.
 
>  All 2D and 3D works that require special installation procedures must be installed
by the artists themselves.
 
>  Unless requested otherwise by the artist, permission is given to Tall Grass to use
any images of exhibited work for publicity or educational purposes.
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FEES AND COMMISSION:
 
>  A non-refundable entry fee of $25 for up to three entries must accompany
 the entry form at the time of submission.
 
>  The gallery retains a 30% commission from any sales of work during the exhibit.
 
>  Work may be marked NFS.
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AWARDS:
 
>  Awards will be given for First, Second and Third Place, and for three Honorable Mentions.
 
>  Curators for the exhibit are Claudia Craemer, artist, juror and curator for numerous
regional solo, and group exhibits, and Deborah Craemer, Tall Grass Gallery
Committee member and co-curator for several Tall Grass exhibits.
> Jurors are Nikkole Huss, internationally exhibited artist and Associate Professor
of Art at Concordia University Chicago, and Claudia Craemer.
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DATES:
 
- Exhibit dates: April 27-June 2, 2018
- Deadline for entries: March 3, 2018
- Email Notification of acceptance: March 17, 2018
 
- Delivery of accepted entries: April 17, 18, 19, 2018
- Opening Reception for exhibit:  Saturday, April 28, 2018, 1-3pm
- Final day of exhibit on view: June 2, 2018
- Dates for pick-up of exhibited work: June 3, 4, 5, 2018
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ENTRY FORMS AND ARTWORK LABELS:
 
>  All submissions must have a completed entry form and entry fee, submitted through EntryThingy.com at
http://www.entrythingy.com/d=tallgrassarts.org#show=4311
 
>  All accepted artists will be sent exhibit labels that should be attached to
the backs of works before delivery.
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