The Voice of Art
Call for Entry
SPACES, Blue Back Square (West Hartford)
Litchfield Inn (Litchfield)
March 1 – May 30, 2020
Submission Deadline: February 17, 2020
The Voice of Art is inviting emerging and mid-career artists to TVOA’s select venues.
TVOA seeks artworks that speak to and share personal meaning or interpretation of any ideas
or themes through their artistic sensibilities, bringing their discoveries into light.
TVOA nurtures expanded viewership in the current art market through business community venues around the state. TVOA is committed to enhancing viewers’ immediate experiences with our artists’ actual artwork in these unique, practical marketplaces. With increased visibility and accessibility,
our artists’ original artworks can reach a new potential clientele.
Up to FOUR 2D artworks of in ANY medium, style, and subject matter will be considered
by the TVOA Jury.
The entries MUST be submitted in digital format via email.
SHOW DATES: March 1 – May 30, 2020
ONLINE SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Midnight (EST), February 17, 2020
EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Midnight (EST), February 19, 2020
ENTRY FEE: :
Members: $25 for 2 works; $35 for 3 works; $40 for 4 works
Non-Members: $35 for 2 works; $45 for 3 works; $50 for 4 works
ELIGIBILITY: Artists must be 18 years of age to submit artwork for consideration by TVOA. Works must be current and created in January 2016 or after. Original works of art only (no reproductions). Maximum frame size should be no longer than 60” in either direction. Must be wired and ready for hanging.
VENUES: Accepted artwork will be displayed at one of TVOA’s select venues upon each venue’s availability and agreement. The selections will be determined at the discretion of Curatorial Committee at The Voice of Art and venue administrators.
SPACES, Blue Back Square, West Hartford CT
There are over 75+ tenants at this location. They range from therapists, marketing companies, financial companies, law group companies, and more. That's just to name a few
More than 200 employers/employees all together. Also a lot of foot traffic as well as large downstairs events.
The benefit for a lot of these artists would be the guaranteed exposure of their artwork.
2. Litchfield Inn, Litchfield CT
More than 300 room reservations per month.
There are many weddings, other private parties and special events.
Great exposures to many regular visitors from NY, across states and overseas who highly appreciates art.
Online payment only: Credit card or PayPal
Please note that any submission without the Entry Fee won’t be considered.
ONLINE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
In the Subject Line of your email, please include: "VENUE SHOWS Submission: your name"
Submit up to FOUR images via email to: TheVoiceofArtOrg@gmail.com
Image Format & Size: a high-quality jpeg, 72 dpi, image size about 1000 -1500 px in any longer direction, file size between 500 kb and 1 MB. Artwork and digital photo images must not include any borders or frames unless they are part of the original artwork.
Please Name your files accordingly: (Artist’s LAST NAME)_(Number)_(Title).jpg (i.e. Smith_1_Lilies)
Please do not send zip files
ENTRY FORM: via email to: TheVoiceofArtOrg@gmail.com
If you need help with digital images of your work, please contact us for our service.
SALES: Submitted artwork must be available for sale. THE VOICE OF ART will retain a 35% commission for works sold during the exhibition. In the event an artwork sells, TVOA will handle the payment process with the buyer. Once payment is made, the artist will be liable for shipping & handling directly. Artists will be paid no later than 30 days after the payment is completely made.
LIABILITY: THE VOICE OF ART is NOT responsible for loss or damage to any Artwork. Artwork will be handled with all possible care. We recommend that artists should carry their own insurance.
ARTIST'S CONSENT: By submitting your work to this exhibition, all artists agree to allow reproductions of their digital files and/or photographs taken of their art for any educational, marketing, archival, publicity and public relations purposes by THE VOICE OF ART management.
RESTRICTIONS: By submitting your artwork, you acknowledge that you are at least 18 years of age and the original creator of the artwork. You may NOT submit any artwork that is currently under exclusive representation agreement or contract by any other gallery or entity.
IMAGE CONTENT: THE VOICE OF ART GALLERY is open to visitors of all ages. As such, we ask that submitted artwork be suitable for viewing by all ages. Fine art nude artwork cannot be accepted for THE VOICE OF ART GALLERY contests or exhibits. It is not our intention to censure any artwork but THE VOICE OF ART GALLERY management reserves the right to determine suitability of any artwork submitted. We ask artists to respect this limitation regarding image content.