Call for Artists:
Submit Work to our Annual 610 Gallery Open
April 8th-May 29th, 2020
@ 610 Arts Collective, Ridgway, CO
Artist Reception & Award Ceremony:
April 30th, 6:10-8:00 pm
April 4th & 5th 10am-2pm
April 6th 10am - 3pm
@610 Arts Collective
610 Clinton Ave. Ridgway, CO
ELIGIBILITY Eligible two and three dimensional original works. Reproductions of work will not be accepted, photography prints allowed. Work may not exceed 20” in height or width, including frame.
PRESENTATION Work must be suitably framed and ready for hanging. Drawings, prints, watercolors and pastels must be under Plexiglass or glass. If artist opts to not have work under glass, it is under their own risk and work will not be insured for damage. No wire clip frames/frameless clips will be accepted. All work, glass, and frames must be clean, undamaged and ready for a show. Photography must be framed or printed on stretched canvas or metal.
SALES All work will be for sale. 60% proceeds from sales will go to the artist and 40% proceeds will go to 610 Gallery, Ridgway Chautauqua Society.
FEES $25.00 entry fee per piece, maximum submission: 2 pieces. Entry fees are paid through the entry forms. Credit cards may be called-in or processed when artwork is dropped off. Fees are nonrefundable on accepted works. There are no handling fees but artists are responsible for shipping costs, if any.
SUBMISSION Gallery reserves the right to reject hanging a piece of work. Late-arriving work will be hung at the subjection of the Gallery. If work is rejected, an alternate piece may be submitted or fee will be refunded to artists. Work must remain for duration of exhibition.
RECEIVING Hand-delivered work must arrive on Saturday, April 4th and Sunday, April 5th from 10:00 am-2:00 pm, or Monday, April 6th from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Shipped work must arrive by Wednesday, April 3rd in a sturdy, reusable container. No plastic peanuts, please. Artists are responsible for shipping costs to and from gallery and insurance in transit. Return shipping must be prepaid through UPS or FedEx. Artists shipping from abroad are responsible for their artwork clearing customs and arriving in time at the gallery.
REMOVAL All work must be picked up from gallery on May 30th or May 31st between 11am and 4pm on these days. Works not removed on these days will be placed in storage and released at gallery’s convenience.
LIABILITY All artwork will be handled with the utmost care by experienced gallery personnel. Pieces are insured for damage or theft from April 4th to May 31st while in the Gallery. 610 Gallery, however, will not be responsible for any loss or damage to the work during transportation to or from the gallery, or in storage if not
picked up by deadline.
DEADLINE All applications must be submitted with the piece and fee on April 4, 5 or 6, 2020.
AWARDS Best In Show, People’s Choice, and 610 Arts Collective Award. Each award comes with ribbon and cash prize ($200 Best in Show, $150 610 Arts Collective Award and $100 for People’s Choice Award). Awards will be rewarded at artist reception on April 30th.
INFORMATION Artist Reception April 30th and artists are encouraged to attend from 6:10pm to 8:00pm.