Ao5 Gallery announces an open call to Texas artists for an upcoming group art exhibition to be displayed May 11 – June 9, 2019.To participate in this event, artists must be a current Texas resident and must enter their own original artwork ONLY. Eligible mediums for this contest include: Painting, Drawing, Hand-pulled Prints (original imagery), Mixed Media, Sculpture, and/or Fibers. 50 pound limit on any hanging artwork.
There is NO submission fee.
Application deadline: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
All applicants must be a resident of the state of Texas and not currently represented by Ao5 Gallery. All artwork must be original, in one or more of the following mediums: painting, drawing, hand-pulled prints (original imagery), mixed media, sculpture, or fibers. Artwork must have been created between 2017-2019. All submissions must be made by the artist and not a 3rd party representative.
Ao5 Gallery will not be accepting entries in photography, video, audio, performance, computer generated digital artwork, giclee prints of original work, furniture, or jewelry at this time.
How to Submit
One email submission per person. Each artist may enter up to 5 artworks; limit one image per entry for 2D artworks, and no more than two images per 3D artwork entered (multiple views optional). Please send JPG or PDF image files, only. Submissions must include artist contact information, titles, sizes, and images for each artwork entered. Please size your image files appropriately so that all image files may be attached to ONE email only. Additional email submissions from the same artist or submissions with missing information will be disregarded.
Submissions must include:
Contact Information: Artist’s Name, Current Address, and Phone Number
Title and size of each artwork: Please be specific. Number your list of artworks so that they easily correspond to the names of your image files. Declare your size measurements in inches or feet.
Images: Artists may submit up to 5 image files for 2D artwork (1 image per entry) or up to 10 image files for 3D artwork (2 images per entry). File names should be formatted as follows: “lastname_entry1.jpg”, “lastname_entry2.jpg”, etc.
Or “lastname_entry1_view1.jpg”, “lastname_entry1_view2.jpg”, “lastname_entry2_view1.jpg” for 3D artwork.
Direct all submissions to [email protected] with the subject line “Contest Submission 2019”
All submissions must be made by the artist and not 3rd party.
Please Be Aware
All artwork submitted must be available for sale while on display for the exhibition.
We reserve the right to approve or refuse any artwork and/or artist at the gallery’s discretion. Ao5 Gallery reserves the right to accept or reject as many or as few artworks entered for inclusion in this exhibit as deemed reasonable by gallery staff, and as determined by quality of work and exhibition space available for this event. Artworks selected for display must be identical to those submitted in images entered, or else may be rejected from the exhibit.