Call for Entry
The Voice of Art
"Warren: The Secret Garden"
Virtual & Venue Shows
Submission Deadline: October 19, 2020 (Extended!)
Virtual Show: November 1 – December 30, 2020
Venue Shows: November – December, 2020 (TBA)
The Voice of Art is inviting emerging and mid-career artists in the CT, NY and MA regional art community
to a Call for Artists, “Warren: The Secret Garden.” By collaborating with the Warren community,
the TVOA Jury Committee will select artworks that demonstrate creativity and originality through artistic sensibilities and specifically inspired by both natural and/or man-made landscapes/surrounding in the Town of Warren CT.
The show will be featured on a number of social media platforms, including the TVOA website and many other websites in the surrounding community, as well as local newspapers. TVOA will also create a virtual
24/7 online show through TVOA’s Virtual Gallery and a digital catalog available at the TVOA website.
With the community’s safety in mind, the traditional show will be open to the public at a select venue (TBA)
with entry based on reservation as local guidelines permit.
This unique art & cultural event is made possible by a CT CARES Acts Grant and Sustainable CT and
a number of local businesses and organizations in the Town of Warren and surrounding towns in the Litchfield Hills.
TVOA nurtures expanded viewership in the current art market through our 3D walk-through virtual gallery and business community venues around the state. TVOA is committed to enhancing viewers’ experiences with
our artists’ artwork in these unique, practical marketplaces. With DOUBLED visibility and accessibility,
our artists’ original artworks can reach a new potential clientele.
Up to FOUR 2-D artwork in ANY medium and style will be considered
by TVOA Jury. The entries MUST be submitted in digital format via email.
TVOA Jury Committee
East Haddam CT
AWARDS: $600 in total in cash prizes & gift certificates will be awarded to five artists. In addition, 12 artworks will be selected for a custom-designed 2021 calendar to be gifted to the donors and sponsors of this show.
ONLINE SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Midnight (EST), October 19, 2020
EMAIL NOTIFICATION: Midnight (EST), October 22, 2020
ENTRY FEE: : $20 for 2 works; $10 per additional work, up to four works in total.
PRE-REGISTRATION is strongly recommended by September 30th to guarantee availability of venue space and will be applied to the entry fee of your first two works.
ELIGIBILITY: Artworks must be original, current and created based on the Warren community (refer to our list of suggested sites). Maximum frame size should be no longer than 50” in either direction. Must be wired and ready for hanging.
VIRTUAL SHOW: ALL accepted artwork will be displayed at TVOA’s Virtual Gallery and the digital catalog.
VENUE SHOW: Due to the current time of uncertainty, the final venue selection will be determined in September in Litchfield County.
PAYMENTS: 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: "Warren: Secret Garden” 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 about 1 MB. The digital photo images must not include any borders or frames unless they are part of the original artwork.
Please Name your files accordingly: (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 should be available for sale. THE VOICE OF ART will retain a 35% commission for works sold during the exhibition. In the event of sales of artwork, TVOA will handle the payment process with the buyer directly. The sold work should remain displayed until the end of the show. Artists will be paid no later than 30 days after the payment is completely made.
LIABILITY: Neither THE VOICE OF ART nor any participating venues is responsible for loss or damage to any Artwork before, during, and after the exhibition. All accepted artists will be required to fill out the form, Hold Harmless Agreement provided by TVOA. 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.