Foundation for Delaware County Juried Art Show – Shape of Hope

Foundation for Delaware County Juried Art Show – Shape of Hope

Media Arts Council and Gallery invites Delaware County artists to submit works for a juried exhibition. The Media Arts Council welcomes all professional artists to submit images of 2-dimensional original artwork relating to their interpretation of the theme, “Shape of Hope.” The exhibition will be on view in the office of The Foundation for Delaware County in Media, PA. 

Virtual Opening Details

The Foundation for Delaware County and the Media Arts Council (MAC) invite you to join us virtually on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. for the opening of The Shape of Hope, a juried art show in honor of Delco Arts Week.  

We would love you to join us to enjoy the work of these amazing Delaware County artists and celebrate the show’s prize winners.

Please RSVP for the virtual opening using the form below:

Carrie Barcomb, Spring Blooms

Call For Entries extended to September 1st - For artists submitting work, please follow the steps below

 

Exhibition Dates:

October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022 – Accepted works will need to remain in the exhibit for the full year.

Cash prizes: First place $300.00 Second place $200.00 Honorable Mention $100.00

Information

Deadline to Apply: September 1, 2021

Delivery/Drop off artwork date (LATE DELIVERIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED): September 25, 2021, Noon to 4:00 pm  

The Foundation is at 200 E. State St., Suite 304, Media, PA

Please bring an artist’s statement and short bio when delivering.

Exhibition datesOctober 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022

Pick up date(s): October 1, 2022

Please do not ship your work until you speak with a gallery representative. Email exec@mediaartscouncil.org or call 484-445-4161.  A computer generated return label for return of work MUST be enclosed. NO EXCEPTION.

JUROR: Mick McAndrews    MickMcAndrewsfineart.com

ENTRY FEES:  There is a $35.00 entry fee for one to three artworks entered, presentation is by JPG image files. There is a $5.00 fee for each additional artwork. Limit of five artworks permitted. Please submit images in jpeg format at 300dpi with no side exceeding 1900 pix. Online registration only (see below). Payments by credit card at time of entry. Entry fee is non-refundable.

ELIGIBILITY AND RESTRICTIONS: The competition is open to all Delaware County artists. . . . All work must be original, completely finished, wired, and ready to hang. Maximum size for pieces is 36” high x 30” wide. Please label the back of each piece with your name and the title of the work. Failure to follow instructions may result in the nullification of your entry.

Accepted works will remain on exhibit for one year. Artwork accepted into our previous juried exhibits cannot be resubmitted.

SALES/COMMISSION: Media Arts Council takes 40% of sales

LIABILITY: While every effort to properly care for work is made, neither the Media Arts Council nor the Foundation for Delaware County are responsible for the loss or damage of work while in transit or during the exhibition. Artists should provide their own insurance coverage. Submission into the exhibition indicates acceptance of these conditions. A Hold Harmless Agreement will be signed upon delivery of your work.

Deadline to apply:  August 20, 2021

NOTIFICATION:  Artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance no later than September 12 via email address submitted at time of entry.

File Naming Conventions

Please submit one digital image for each piece of artwork. Files should each be named as follows:

Label Each Image File: “First Name – Last_Name – Title – HeightxWidth – Meduim – Price”

Example: “John – Doe – Landscape in Rome – 25hx36w -acrylic – 500.jpg”

Files which are mislabeled or lack the artist’s name will not be viewed by the juror.

No POR (price on request) sales. Work not for sale must be marked NFS in the price section of the submission form.

Please send questions about form submissions here.

Steps to Follow for Submission

Step 1

Prepare Your Files

  • Create Jpeg Files of Your Images: at highest quality, 300 ppi, 1800 pixels in longest dimension.
  • Do NOT embed any information on the image file itself, such as name, copyright, logo, etc., to assure blind judging.
  • Label Each Image File: “First Name – Last_Name – Title – HeightxWidth – Meduim – Price” i.e. “John – Doe – Landscape in Rome – 25hx36w -acrylic – 500.jpg”
  • Read the “Terms and Conditions” below. In submitting, you will be agreeing to them all.

Complete the Form and Upload Images

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Foundation for Delaware County Juried Art Show Entry Form
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Maximum upload size: 516MB
Upload Specifications - Best Quality, 300ppi, 1800px largest Side
Maximum upload size: 516MB
Upload Specifications - Best Quality, 300ppi, 1800px largest Side
Maximum upload size: 516MB
Upload Specifications - Best Quality, 300ppi, 1800px largest Side
Maximum upload size: 516MB
Upload Specifications - Best Quality, 300ppi, 1800px largest Side
Maximum upload size: 516MB
Upload Specifications - Best Quality, 300ppi, 1800px largest Side

Terms and Conditions

By submitting the Foundation of Delaware County Juried Exhibit Entry Form, you agree that:

    You accept all the terms and conditions of this Call for Entry document.
    Media Arts Council board members, employees, and their family members may enter the competition and be accepted for exhibit, but will not be eligible to be judged for awards and prizes.
    The images submitted are your own work and that there is no copyright infringement. M.A.C. will not be held liable for any infringement of rights that might arise in connection with the jurying, displaying, or sale of any image.
    Sales and Commission:
    Media Arts Council will handle all sales of the artwork. MAC will retain a 40% commission on all works sold during the exhibit period, regardless of how sale originated – whether at gallery or the MAC website, artist’s website, private transaction, or any other means.
    Usage Rights of Submissions:
    All artists maintain copyright on their images. All entrants grant the Media Arts Council the right to reproduce submitted work in the promotional endeavors of the Media Arts Council when specifically promoting the arts and culture of Media, PA. Such promotion could include: calls for entry, the M.A.C. website, online exhibits, printed catalogs, or other M.A.C. programs without further contact or compensation. No works will be used in a for-profit endeavor without the written consent of the artist. For information concerning situations when signed model and/or property release forms may be necessary, and for samples of wording, please use this as a reference: https://www.studiobinder.com/blog/model-release-form-template

Click Next to see a summary of your submission

If any part of your form need fixing, you will see an error message
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Step 2

Payment

Once you have submitted your Form and Images, please pay for the number of works you have entered.

  • Select your payment amount: $35 for 1-3 images, $40 for 4 images, $45 for 5 images
  • Enter the Name of the Artist
  • Click “Pay Now”
  • You will be redirected to a secure PayPal payment page to log in to your account.
  • NOTE: Submission fees are non-refundable.
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