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Friday, February 24, 2012

3rd Annual Nature & Wildlife Art Exhibition: Call for Artists

The St. Augustine Art Association, FL. has launched a call for entries regarding its 3rd Annual Nature & Wildlife Art Exhibition, with over $4000 in prizes.

This exhibition, open to all artists worldwide over the age of 18, seeks to explore nature in all of its forms, including the great outdoors, fauna and flora (i.e. landscapes, seascapes, floral, plant life, wild animals, marine life, birds, etc.)

Entrants may submit up to 3 original 2D or 3D pieces (consult specifications) created within the past 3 years and not exhibited in previous STAAA exhibits. Entries must be the original created piece of artwork, with the exception of photography and original printmaking. Other kinds of reproduction will be excluded.
Works that reference hunting or taxidermy will not be eligible.
Human elements cannot be present, except on the rare occasion where those human elements enhance the nature story.

The artist has to mail the completed and signed the entry form, together with the images (300dpi) on CD and the payment ($35/STAAA members, $45/non members) until March 2, 2012.

Accepted artwork can be hand delivered to the St. Augustine Art Association Sun, Apr 22, 2-5pm or Mon, Apr 23, 12-4pm.
Shipped work must be delivered by Wed, Apr 18. A Pre-paid Return Shipping Label AND separate $40 handling check (besides the entry fee(s)) made payable to STAAA must be included with the
package. No packing peanuts are allowed and no glass on shipped artwork.

Selected artists will be contacted on the week of Week of Mar 19, 2012.

The PhotoFest Meet & Greet will take place on Wed, Apr 25, 6-8pm by invitation only(No awards presented) and the Exhibit Awards Dinner will happen on Sat, Apr 28, 5-9pm; Ticket info to be sent with acceptance notice.

Artwork Pick-up: Sun, May 27, 2-5pm
Unclaimed art will incur a $5/day storage fee.
Works cannot not be removed from the gallery before the end of the exhibit.

All artwork must be for sale. Sales will be handled by the STAAA, which will retain 40% of the selling price.
The gallery reserves the right to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional purposes.

Before submiting to St. Augustine Art Association's 3rd Annual Nature & Wildlife Art Exhibition, make sure that you read the participating rules and conditions carefully.

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