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Call for Entries

Open call for photography pieces for our Spring 2020 Exhibit based on the theme of "TRUTH." Submission Deadline: EXTENDED. February 27,2020

Photography Open Call for spring 2020 exhibition


Looking for works focused on the Common Experience theme of "TRUTH" to exhibit in the Gallery of the Common Experience Spring 2020.

Please submit up to 5 jpegs to shf6@txstate.edu. Work must be accompanied by an image list with your name, the title of work, media and size. This is an open call but work will be juried by the curator of the gallery.

If accepted, the work will need to be delivered to the gallery framed and ready to hand at the start of the spring semester. Drop off date to be determined later. Work will be on view the entire spring semester. For any questions, email rileytaber@txstate.edu.

 

There is no entry fee. The gallery curator and staff will review entries and notify selected artists of acceptance on a rolling basis. Early submission is encouraged. Please note: Each entry will be judged based on the combined strength of the artwork and explanatory statement.

Submission Guidelines

All entries must be submitted digitally according to the following guidelines:

  • Entries submitted without a personal statement will not be considered.
  • Images must be 150 dpi in resolution and at least 6” along the longest side. Image files will be uploaded via the entry form page and must be named using the convention FIRSTNAME_LASTNAME_TITLE.
  • Video must be viewable online. Submit URL on entry form page.
  • Sound art must be playable online. Submit URL on entry form page. (A high-fidelity recording must be available for exhibition.)

MEDIA CRITERIA

Entries are being accepted in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, video, sculpture, mixed media, fiber arts, sound art and assemblage.

  • All works must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.
  • Selected works must be delivered ready to hang or display.  
  • All glazing in framed works must be Plexiglas/acrylic.  
  • No substitutions for works accepted into the show.

SIZE LIMITATIONS

  • 2-D pieces are limited to a width of 60” and a height of 48” with framing.
  • 3-D pieces are limited to a width/depth of 24” and a height of 72”.
  • Video and sound pieces are limited to 15 minutes in length.

SALES

The Gallery of the Common Experience does not post prices or accept payments for works sold while on display, however we are happy to provide artist contact information to interested buyers. Any works sold must remain in the gallery until the end of the exhibition.

LOAN AGREEMENT SUMMARY

 

All works will be treated in a professional manner. Artists will be responsible for delivering work on time and in ready-to-hang condition. Artists are responsible for shipping costs and shipping insurance. Gallery will insure works (up to $1500 value) after delivery between stated drop-off and pick-up dates. 

DELIVERY & RETURN OF WORK

Accepted works can be delivered at the gallery during the receivership period listed on the schedule. All shipped works must be packaged in a reusable container and received during the receivership period. The gallery staff will be happy to repackage works in the original reusable container. Artists are responsible for picking up works or arranging and paying for return shipping at the conclusion of the exhibition. Email shf6@txstate.edu to discuss details with curator Shannon Faseler.