South Shore Art Center Call for Entry

Lost in Translation

  • | Start Date: 2/1/2023 12:00:00 AM (PT)
  • | End Date: 3/12/2023 11:59:00 PM (PT)
  • | Fee: $25.00 USD per 3
  • | Additional Entries: $10.00 USD per 1
  • | Host: South Shore Art Center

Lost in Translation—Juried National Exhibition

Juror: Mike Noyes, Co-Founder, Canal Street Art Gallery

 

April 6 – May 20, 2023
Lost in Translation
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, April 6, 6PM

 

National Show, open to all media, original works of the Lost in Translation theme.

 

ABOUT THE THEME: The exhibition title, Lost in Translation, was inspired by the brilliant 2003 film starring Bill Murray. Wikipedia describes the film as “explor[ing] themes of alienation and disconnection against a backdrop of cultural displacement.” These themes are perhaps even more salient 20 years later.

 

ENTRY DEADLINE: Sunday, March 12, 2023, end of day. All submitting artists will receive a group email by the end of day on Friday, March 17 with a list of accepted works.

 

JPEG SIZING: Images submitted via Smarter Entry should be at least 1280 pixels in the longest dimension at 72 ppi; file size not to exceed 2 MB.

 

FEES
$25 for three images. $10 for each additional image up to 6 total images.

 

ALL WORKS MUST BE FOR SALE. South Shore Art Center receives 40% of the purchase price. Please submit only work that will be available at the time of the exhibition and will remain for its entirety. Work must have been created within the past three years. No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition. No pricing changes will be allowed after acceptance. Living artists only. Work that is copied or done under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible. Entries must not have been previously exhibited at SSAC or the SSAC Arts Festival. If the work does not fully reflect what is represented on the submitted image, South Shore Art Center reserves the right to eliminate it from the exhibition.

 

SPECIFICATIONS
Two-dimensional work must be professionally presented and firmly wired. No sawtooth hangers, no sandwich frames. 3-D work should include a sturdy pedestal.

 

NOTIFICATION
All submitting artists will receive a group email by the end of day on Friday, March 17 with a list of accepted works.

 

DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED ARTWORK 
Shipping, return shipping and a handling fee for shipped work are the responsibility of the artist. No Sunday Deliveries. Delivery by Saturday, April 1. Hand delivered work drop off: Thursday, March 30 – Saturday, April 1, 10:00am–4:00pm.

 

PICK-UP/RETURN DELIVERY OF ARTWORK
Hand delivered works may be picked up between Monday, May 21 – Wednesday, May 23, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. SSAC will return shipped work by May 31, 2023. A handling fee of $25 is required for shipped artwork.

 

LIABILITY
I understand that South Shore Art Center will ensure work accepted to the extent of 60% of the artist’s stated value while the work is in the Art Center’s custody and control.

 

AGREEMENT
Submission to Lost in Translation constitutes an agreement with all conditions of this show. South Shore Art Center reserves the right to photograph or use a submitted image for an accepted work for publicity purposes. South Shore Art Center reserves the right to reject any work not resembling the submitted entry or work that is not ready to be shown according to the aforementioned specifications.

 

PRIZES
First Prize, $500
Second Prize, $300
Third Prize, $200
Awards of Merit (3)