21st Annual San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park: GALLERY IN THE STREET

North Park Main Street and The Studio Door are partnering together to bring more art into the long-running festival and celebrate local artists.

Exhibition Dates: May 20, 2017
11 AM - 10 PM

Artist Receptions: 2 PM and 7 PM

Gallery in the Street exhibition produced by North Park Main Street and The Studio Door. The gallery will be located at the corner of University Avenue and 31st Street near URBN Pizza and a block from live art on Herman Street and special art events at Art Produce.

Participating Artists

Bama Art
Hyacinthe Baron
Kerry S Campbell
Dennis Dizon
Tim Ray Fisher
Kimberly Fitzgerald
Cayce Hanalei Wheelock
Joan Hansen
Billy Hawkins
Pamela Hird Klein
Karen Janelle
Peter Karel Suczek
India La Motte
Evelyn Loss
Michelle Lubin
Crisinda Lyons
Kayla Manness
Dixie McCarthy
Kathleen Ann McLaughlin
Bonnie Owen
Steven Paulsen
Astha Saini
Jon Savage
Chris Smith
Amanda St Claire
Patric Stillman
Stefan Talian
Christina Ilene Thomas

PROSPECTUS 

The Call for Artists is now close.

GALLERY IN THE STREET is an exhibition of visual art running during the 21st Annual San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park on May 20, 2017 produced by North Park Main Street and The Studio Door.

This pop-up gallery, within the festival, will showcase regional visual artists.

CATEGORIES ACCEPTED 

Fine Art: Painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book, ceramics, stoneware, stain glass and sculpture.  

This exhibition does not accept small jewelry, video, film, performance art, or installations requiring an external electrical source. 

Artwork must be priced $500 or less.

Submissions must be the artist’s original work.

EXHIBITION DATE

May 20, 2017

Artwork, including items sold, must remain on exhibit for the duration of the show. Patrons may pick up artwork at the end of festival or as arranged with The Studio Door following the exhibition.

RECEPTIONS

Two artists receptions will held during the festival at 2 PM and 7 PM.

Participating artists who are interested in live painting, art demos or other on site activities during the event should contact The Studio Door of rmore details and to make arrangements.

SUBMISSION PROCESS

E-mail the following materials to forallweknow@thestudiodoor.com:

• Artist Full Name
• Address
• Phone Number
• E-mail

• Artwork Title
• Medium
• Year Created
• Size
• Sales Price

JPG of artwork - 300 dpi, 1,000 pixels on the longest side

Provide an artist statement and bio along with 2 additional jpgs of works that represent your body of work. This information will be used for marketing purposes.

Email details to forallweknow@thestudiodoor.com

NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEE

$15 per entry. To maximize the opportunity for San Diego artists, only one work per artist will be eligible for this exhibition.

Entries and application fee must be submitted by April 15, 2017 by 5 PM.

Funds will used to produce the event and support North Park Main Street. Please note that funds are not considered a charitable tax deduction.

Payments may be made in person at The Studio Door during gallery hours or processed through The Studio Door’s PayPal account: patric@thestudiodoor.com

The Studio Door
3750 30th Street, North Park

Gallery Hours:
TUES - SAT Noon - 7 PM
SUN Noon - 4 PM
MON CLOSED

JUROR

Juror: Patric Stillman, Founder and Director of The Studio Door

SELECTION OF WORK

The juror will select works that will be on display at the GALLERY IN THE STREET during the 21st Annual San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park. Artists will be notified by April 19, 2017. All artists who have submitted applications will be notified by email. If you have not received notice by April 20, 2017, please check your spam folder.

BEST IN SHOW

One work will be designated “Best in Show” and receive a Juror's Award certificate, be featured on Explore North Park’s website (post event) and be featured in a street banner in North Park later this year. Selection will be based upon artwork that has been fully executed, elevates itself among its contemporaries and indicates a clear understanding of art fundamentals (composition, color use, form, etc.).

USE OF IMAGERY

Artist gives North Park Main Street and The Studio Door permission to photograph juried artwork.  The Studio Door reserves the right to use art images for marketing and publicity without compensation.

ELIGIBILITY

Regional Visual Artists of Greater San Diego

ARTWORK MAXIMUM SIZE 

2-Dimensional Work: Maximum 50” on longest side - including frame 
3-Dimensional Work: Sculptural and small installation work is encouraged. Works must be easily transportable and not exceed 6’ in height.

If you are unsure if your work is size acceptable, please contact The Studio Door at forallweknow@thestudiodoor.com

ARTWORK PRESENTATION 

2-D artwork must arrive wired, ’gallery ready' and 'ready to hang' and be presented professionally. Preferably, framed artwork should be in black wood or natural wood frame. No color mats. Exception is made if frame or mat is essential to the work of art. No glass - plexi only. 

HAND-DELIVERY OF ARTWORK 

Artwork must be hand delivered to The Studio Door. No shipping. Artwork will be accepted after entry fee has been paid during weekend gallery hours on Sunday, May 14, 2017 (Noon – 4 PM) or Tuesday, May 16 (Noon – 7 PM). Large works or small installations should be scheduled as to not interfere with other exhibitions.

PICK-UP OF ARTWORK 

Artwork may be picked up Sunday, May 21 at The Studio Door between 4 and 5 PM.

Artwork not picked up may be subject to a late fee of $15 per day and/or discarded by The Studio Door.

SALES OF ART 

60% of the sale will go to the artists and 40% of the sale will go to North Park Main Street and The Studio Door. When pricing your artwork, keep commission structure in mind and remember all work must be selling at $500 or less. Sales tax will be collected from patrons and paid by The Studio Door. Items sold must remain on exhibit for the duration of the show. The Studio Door will mail a check to the artist for any sold artwork no later than a week after the close of the show. 

ABOUT THE STUDIO DOOR

In addition to regional and national exhibitions, The Studio Door is an arts incubator filling the needs of artists in Greater San Diego with instruction, art to market services, artist studios, Open Studios San Diego and 50 To Watch reception/national publication. Currently, open calls include TAVERN and PROUD coming up later this year.

IMPORTANT DATES (SUMMARY)

• 02/08/17       Call for Artists – Start Date
• 04/17/17       NEW DATE / EXTENDED DEADLINE - 5:00 PM PST • Call for Artists – Closing of Call
• 04/15/17       Artists Participation Fee Deadline
• 04/19/17 Artists Notification
• 05/14/17       Drop Off Artwork:  Noon – 4 PM
• 05/16/17       Drop Off Artwork:  Noon – 7 PM
• 05/20/17       Festival
• 05/20/17      Receptions 2 PM and 7 PM
• 05/21/17     Pick Up Artwork:  Noon - 4 PM
• 05/27/17       Artist Commission Checks Deadline

QUESTIONS?

Email: forallweknow@thestudiodoor.com

If you would like to support this exhibition with a donation, or fund an award, please contact The Studio Door.  Please help get the word out about the show by encouraging your fellow artists to enter.

Visit THE STUDIO DOOR online

• TheStudioDoor.com

• Facebook: thestudiodoor
• Twitter: @The_Studio_Door
• Instagram: @thestudiodoor
• Pinterest: thestudiodoor
• YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/thestudiodoorvideos

Visit NORTH PARK MAIN STREET online

• northparkmainstreet.com
• explorenorthpark.com

WAIVER AND RELEASE

THE STUDIO DOOR ARTIST WAIVER AND RELEASE

Upon submission of application, Artist acknowledges and agrees that his or her submission of an entry or entries to exhibitions at The Studio Door shall be deemed agreement by the Artist to the terms and conditions in this Call For Entry.

The Studio Door shall endeavor to ensure the safekeeping of all entries while on display. However, the Artist acknowledges and agrees that he or she assumes all risk of the display of his or her artwork at The Studio Door. For good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged by the Artist, the Artist hereby releases The Studio Door, and shall defend, protect, indemnify, and hold harmless The Studio Door, North Park Main Street, their respective members, employees, agents, and authorized representatives from and against any claims, demands, losses, damages, expenses, injuries, liabilities, and cause of action arising from or in connection with exhibition. The Artist expressly waives any claims or cause of action that he or she has or may have in the future against The Studio Door, North Park Main Street, and their respective successors or assigns arising from or in connection with art exhibitions. The Artist is responsible for maintaining insurance, if desired, for his or her images/artwork, and acknowledges and agrees that insurance is not required to be provided by The Studio Door or North Park Main Street.

RIGHTS RESERVED

• THE STUDIO DOOR and North Park Main Street reserve the right to refuse work that significantly differs from the image submitted by the artist or which is deemed inappropriate for display.
• THE STUDIO DOOR and North Park Main Street reserve the right to create or use digital images of all submitted artwork and to use those images for THE STUDIO DOOR exhibition publicity and for archival and historical purposes.
THE STUDIO DOOR and North Park Main Street reserve the right to opt artists in to use e-mail addresses for correspondence related to THE STUDIO DOOR activities and artist opportunities, unless informed by the artist to opt out.

By submitting to this call for submission, the Artist hereby agrees to the above waiver and release and shall comply with all terms and conditions of this Call for Entry.