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Gallery 924 Seeks Artwork for Annual TINY Exhibition

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Gallery 924 Seeks Artwork for Annual TINY Exhibition

   

TINY VII: 2018

Gallery 924 is seeking submissions (existing or proposed) from central Indiana artists for the seventh annual holiday group show: TINY VII. The goal is to feature as many artists as possible offering the widest array of options for holiday shoppers to start a tiny collection of art for themselves or as gifts.

There is no theme this year.  Artists working in all styles and media (2D, 3D, installation, etc.) are welcome  – the only similarity will be size. All work should be “tiny”….or no greater than six inches in any direction. (max. size is 6” x 6” x 6”, there is no minimum size). TINY should not be confused with a more traditional “miniatures” show. Artists who create miniature works are welcome to submit, but this show is more about the element of surprise, experiment, interaction, and whimsy! Artists have three options to submit:

  1. Existing Work: Submit up to 5 individual artworks OR up to 10 works from a series (a unified, cohesive, related body of work).
  2. Propose New Work: Submit works you intend on creating specifically for the TINY exhibition. You may submit a proposal for 5 individual artworks OR up to 10 works from a series (a unified, cohesive, related body of work).
  3. Create Site-Specific Work!: Come to Gallery 924, choose a location within the gallery and propose a site-specific piece for the show. Your location may be just about anywhere in the gallery – ceiling, floor, walls, brick, windows, etc. Gallery 924 is known for its unique architectural elements (e.g. wood beams, brick walls, large windows, etc.) If the work can be installed without permanently damaging the structure and only take up a 6” x 6” x 6” space, it is acceptable. If your proposal is accepted, we will do our best to ensure you can exhibit you work in the area you selected.

Selection Process

The group exhibition will be chosen by an internal selection committee and curated and installed by the Gallery 924 staff.  Work will be selected based on the quality of the work, how well it fits within the larger group show, and the relevance to the theme of the show: TINY.

Eligibility

  • All central Indiana artists over the age of 18 are welcome to submit. For these purposes, central Indiana is considered to be Marion and the seven surrounding counties.
  • Work must have been completed within the last three years.
  • If 2D, work must be framed (if appropriate), wired and ready to hang. No sawtooth hangers.
  • Ideally the size of the work including the frame should fit within a 6” x 6” area.  But, if the artwork itself is 6” x 6” and must be framed, it is preferred the frame not exceed 8” x 8”.

Timeline

Deadline for Submitting New Proposed or Site-Specific Work:  Monday, October 15, 2018
Artists Submitting New Proposed/Site-Specific Work Notified:  Friday, October 19, 2018

Deadline for Submitting Existing WorkMonday, November 5, 2018
Artists Submitting Existing Work Notified:  Friday, November 9, 2018

Artwork Delivery: Monday, November 26th or Tuesday, November 27th.

  • Artwork will be insured by the gallery for the entirety of the time it is in the gallery.

Opening:  Friday, December 7 at 6 p.m.

  • Artists are encouraged to attend the opening, but not required.

Gallery closed for the holidays: December 24, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Exhibition closes: Friday, January 4, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Artwork Pick up: Unsold artwork must be picked up during the week of January 9, 2019

Submission Process

1.      Fill out Submission Form

2.      Images (Email to llord@indyarts.org)

  • Artists submitting Existing Work:
    • Submit up to 5 individual artworks OR up to 10 works from a series (a unified, cohesive, related body of work).
  • Artists submitting New Proposed or Site-Specific Work:
    • Please submit at least 5 examples of past work that is relevant to the artwork you are proposing.

***Information about submitting images:

  • Images should be 72dpi and around 800 pixels in any direction (or of a file size less than 1MB each)
  • Please, no zip files or Dropbox folders/links. Images should be attached to email only. Be sure you do not send multiple large files via e-mail as we may not receive them.
  • All submitting artists should send their images to llord@indyarts.org. Please DO NOT include any text in your email. All artwork or proposal information should be listed in the submission form at https://indyarts.formstack.com/forms/tiny_vii_form
  • NOTE: if you do not receive an e-mail confirming the receipt of your image submission within 2 days excluding weekends, please contact us as we may not have received it.

*Please note that Gallery 924 takes a 25% commission on all artwork sold in the gallery; however, artists should keep their prices at a consistent level based upon previous sales, not commission rates. When pricing your work for this particular show, keep in mind that the Arts Council and Gallery 924 will be promoting the show as a great place to buy unique, indypendent holiday gifts, so a price range at or below $100 would be most appropriate, but certainly not required. The most common price range is $35 – $150.

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To see images from previous shows, visit us on Facebook/Gallery924

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Gallery924/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1381843891834456

https://www.facebook.com/Gallery924/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1072004672818381

For more information about Gallery 924 or the Arts Council of Indianapolis, please visit www.indyarts.org/gallery924 . For specific questions, please contact Lindsey Lord, Gallery 924 Coordinator at llord@indyarts.org. Please allow 48 hours for a response.

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