Tall Grass Arts Association
Calls for Artists
The jurying process is now open! The application deadline is Friday, May 5, 2017.
Jurying for the 62nd Annual Park Forest Fine Art Fair
(and to become a Tall Grass Associated Artist)
The Tall Grass
Arts Association operates a regional art gallery located in Park Forest,
Illinois. Juried artists are invited to participate in the annual fine art fair
held in September in Downtown Park Forest. They have the opportunity to display
work in the gallery at least once a year and to include their work in the Tall
Grass Gift Shop.
Eligibility for Jurying
Artists must be
18 years old. Work submitted must be
original work created by the artist – no mass-produced work.
submit work in one of three ways:
preferable). You can send in your entry using the outlet Entrythingy.com, which
is located on our website tallgrassarts.org. On the menu bar, to the left, click on “Call
for Artists.” This form will contain a link
to Entrythingy: http://www.entrythingy.com/d=tallgrassarts.org#show=3324
may be submitted by email.
jurying for the Art Fair, please include a seventh image, that of your booth,
email in the subject line as “Jurying 2017 Art Fair and Gallery”.
images must be a high-resolution jpg (approx. 5”X7”) with a resolution of 300
dpi and a file size no larger than 1.4MB per image.
will be juried from the digital images, which should be sharp and accurate in
color. Please note: If an artist wishes to be juried in more than one medium, he/she should
submit an application for each medium rather than one application with images of
both media. One fee will be sufficient for both applications.
include an artist statement that is a description of your work, particularly
your methodology. For example, if you are a jeweler, describe which portions of
your artworks are handcrafted.
may be submitted on a CD by mail.
CD must contain six (6) high-resolution jpgs depicting six (6) individual
works. If jurying for the Art Fair, please include a seventh image, that of
your booth, if available.
requirements regarding quality of images, see above.
on the CD should be saved/labeled with the artist’s last name followed by the
initial of their first name and with the image number corresponding to the
jurying entry form (example: SmithM1).
will be juried from the images, which should be sharp and accurate in color.
Please note: If an artist wishes to be juried in more than one medium, he/she should
submit an application for each medium rather than one application with images
of both media. One fee will be sufficient for both applications.
include a very short description of your work. For example, if you are a
jeweler, describe which portions of your artworks are handcrafted.
CD in a protective cover and clearly print name and address on both the actual
CD and cover. Enclose a self-addressed
envelope with proper postage for return of the CD.
Please note: If
no envelope is enclosed, the CD will not be returned.
If jurying by email or by mailing a CD, please complete the enclosed jurying
entry form. List image information on
the form in the same sequence as on the email or CD (artist’s last name,
initial of first name and image number).
The jurying form can be emailed with the images or mailed with the CD.
If jurying by email or mail, mail a non-refundable jury fee: $35.
checks payable to: Tall Grass Arts Association or
send credit card information to gallery along with the entry form. If you
submit through Entrythingy, it will instruct you to pay through PayPal.
6. Applications, CDs (if not submitting by
email) and checks should be sent to:
Tall Grass Arts
367 Artists Walk
P.O. Box 776
Park Forest, IL 60466 ATTN: Jurying
Friday, May 5, 2017
During the months that jurying is open,
jurying will be scheduled as often as practicable so that successful applicants
can add the Park Forest Art Fair and the annual Gallery Artists Exhibit to
The juror(s) are from outside the organization and are
either successful artists or teach art in a university or college. Artists
will be notified of the results by mail or email. Note: No results will be given over the phone.
For information about the jurying process, email Janet Muchnik at email@example.com or call her at (708) 748-5123 (home) or