ART CALL ‘Freedom Exhibition’ at Gallery B612
Call Type: Exhibition
Call Eligibility: National
Entry Dates: Now – May 28, 2023
Entry Fee: $25 (3 pieces maximum), $5 each additional (maximum 10 pieces total)
Location: 1915 1st Ave S, Seattle Washington, 98134
Gallery B612 is located in the heart of SODO. Just two blocks south from the T-Mobile Stadium and Lumen Field, and two blocks north of Starbucks Headquarters.
Apply Here: https://galleryb612freedom.artcall.org/
Gallery Website: http://www.galleryb612.com
Gallery: Initially founded in mid 2020 under Prince and Fox, LLC, Gallery B612 aspires to be a gathering place for artists, dancers, fashion designers and creatives from all walks of life. To this date, the gallery has featured a Solo Exhibition from founder and curator, MiYoung Margolis and served as a gathering place and rehearsal space for MMDC and Dare to Dance.
Gallery B612 is a literary reference to Asteroid B612 in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s book The Little Prince. Gallery B612 is our “art planet,” our gallery and studio, in the Seattle SODO neighborhood.
We believe it’s important to provide space for artists to share their voice in a physical representation where others can view and discuss the pieces as well as mingle with each other. In our modern American world, there are less and less public spaces for people to spend their free time. Here, we will hope to provide safety and connection for the Seattle community.
Exhibition: The Freedom Exhibition will highlight and explore its significance in various contexts. We want to present a thought-provoking commentary on the importance of freedom in shaping our lives and society or at an individual level. We are open to a diverse range of artworks that explore the theme of personal freedom and self-expression as well as different aspects presented through political, social, and personal freedoms. We are open to artworks including paintings, sculptures, installations, and photographs created by both established and emerging artists.
As we know, personal freedoms are defined by individuals through various avenues, such as financially, religiously, politically, and through personal expression, including the freedom of thought, expression, and creativity and following your own path to happiness. Some examples of important impacts of freedom in our history are Juneteenth and June 20th’s World Refugee Day. With the access to freedom, we are reminded of the power of imagination and the role of artistic expression in fostering individualism and personal growth.
From paintings to sculptures, each piece will portray a unique perspective on the theme, offering visitors a glimpse into the diverse ways in which freedom can be interpreted and represented. It offers a powerful reminder that freedom is not just a political ideal but a fundamental human right that must be defended and protected.
May 28th, 2023: The application process closes at midnight.
May 31- June 1, 2023: Selection process will take place by Gallery B612 curators.
June 7th, 2023: Notification of accepted work
June 14th – 18th, 2023: Accepted work(s) needs to be dropped off or delivered to 1915 1st Ave S, Seattle Washington 98134. Artist responsible for shipping and return label costs.
June 22nd, 2023: Exhibition Opened – Artists Reception
July 21st, 2023: Exhibition Closes
July 21st – 23rd, 2023: Local Artists Pick-up Art works
July 24th – 26th, 2023: Artwork will be shipped out to the national artists. Artist is responsible for shipping and return label costs.
Eligibility: Age 18+ Students and professionals alike may participate
Juror: Selected pieces are juried by the curators at Gallery B612.
Media: Original 2D and 3D artworks. Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Glass, Fiber, Functional, Digital, Photography, Installation and Mixed media
Commission: Gallery retains a 50% commission on all exhibition sales in gallery and online.
Gallery Requirements: All work must be original, unsold work, and the artist must own the sole copyright to art. Frames, mats and wiring must be professional quality and in good condition. No saw-tooth hangers. Wiring must be securely fashioned and support the weight of the artwork. 2D artwork selected for exhibition MUST BE READY TO HANG.
Shipping and Delivery: Accepted work may be hand delivered or shipped prepaid to arrive no later than April 3rd, 2023. Artists are also responsible for return shipping costs.
Details: For general submission($25), a maximum of three(3) works per artist may be submitted for consideration. Any additional works are $5 per piece with a total limit of ten(10) works. Please indicate a sale price. Consignment will be required for selected pieces to be exhibited in the show.
2. Medium and Dimension (H x W x D)
4. Date of Creation
5. Detailed Statement of each art piece
6. Artist Statement
7. Artist Bio
8. Artist’s Website, Social media (if applicable)
Apply here: https://galleryb612freedom.artcall.org/
Questions? Contact [email protected]
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