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ARTIST CALL: Open Call for Photographic Artists

Deadline: 10-05-2011
Jones Studio Gallery
Long Beach, CA


Group Photographic Exhibition


Curated by: Yasmin Etemadi


Jones Studio Gallery is pleased to present a group photographic exhibition. The show opens Saturday, November 5th with an artist reception at Jones Studio Gallery on Saturday, November 12th, 2011, from 6:00 – 10:00 PM.


Photographers and photo-based artists working in any genre are eligible to apply. This exhibition will be juried by Yasmin Etemadi & 2 nationally known artists. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three pieces in the exhibition.


Photography & photo-based art; all photographs & photo-based artwork must be ready to hang, either framed or mounted and laminated.


Entry submissions:
The entry deadline for submissions is October 5th. There is an entry fee of $20 per piece (non-refundable) with a maximum of 3 pieces allowed. Make check payable to Kirkus Obscura llc. and include with your submissions.


1.) Email – Email your submissions to: Up to 3 digital photographs or photo-based art in the jpeg format. Entries must not exceed 1200 pixels on the longest side and file size must be under 1 MB. Please include an artist resume and indicate the title and dimensions of your pieces in the body of the email. Please mail the entry fee to the address below.


2.) Mail – Mail a CD of your images, artist resume and entry fee to the address below. Images must not exceed 1200 pixels on the longest side and file size must be under 1 MB.


Mail submissions and entry fees to:
Group Photographic Exhibition
c/o Kirkus Obscura
4508 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 135
Long Beach, CA 90807


Phone: 310-895-9945


* All artwork sold during the show will be at a 70/30% commission split between Artist/Jones Studio Gallery.
* For the accepted artworks please include additional return postage & insurance for unsold work to be returned promptly after this exhibition closes. There will be more information sent to artists upon acceptance of work.
* All additional return postage & insurance will be refunded in full & included with the Artists 70% share on sold works of art.
* Artwork received without postage & insurance will be held for 30 days after the show closes & will be disposed of as the gallery sees fit after 31 days.
* Accepted artwork from the Los Angeles/Long Beach area my be dropped off at Jones Studio Gallery, 4321 Long Beach, CA 90807 inside the Expo Arts Center in Bixby Knolls on Friday & Saturday, October 28th and 29th, from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.
* Deadline for receipt of all artwork is Saturday, October 29th, 2011. Artwork received after Saturday October 29th, 2011 will not be considered.
* Awards will be presented on Saturday, November 12th, 2012 during our artist reception by Yasmin Etemadi.


Contact: Yasmin Etemadi
Phone: (310) 895-9945

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