Saturday, December 29, 2012
Submissions are open for the Salon International 2013 juried exhibition, a project of the International Museum of Contemporary Masters, hosted by Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art in San Antonio, Texas.
Entrants can send digital files of their work(s) according to instructions in the prospectus until January 18, 2013. Slide entries must arrive at the gallery until the mentioned deadline. Entry fees apply. The submited work must be original (oil or acrylic) and completed after pril 13, 2011. Each artist can submit up to three entries.
The submited entries will be juried by Jim Janes and Mark Smith, owners of Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art.
Renowned artist Daniel E. Greene, N.A. will be the 2013 edition's awarding judge.
The selected paintings for the exhibition must be framed, ready to hang and priced according to the prospectus. Please note that entrants are responsible for the shipping of the works (including return), insurance through shipping and during the exhibition (April 13 - May 3).
Shipped paintings must arrive at the gallery between March 12-30, 2013. Shipments from outside the United States must be shipped "Free Domicile" (DDP or Delivered Duty Paid) or will not be accepted.
Do not use foam peanuts as packing materials. Paintings sent packed in peanuts will not be unpacked.Ship to: Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art, 6496 N. New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78209.
Artists whose works are selected for the exhibition and are able to deliver their paintings uncrated and personally at the Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art (on March 30, 2013, between the hours of 10am and 6pm), will have to include a check of $10 for each painting, payable to Greenhouse Gallery for handling fees.
Those who cannot take their works in person, will have to include a $20 check for each painting payable to Greenhouse Gallery to cover the labor expense for uncrating, storage of crates, re-crating your painting and contacting a shipper for return. In a separate check, include a check made out to Greenhouse Gallery to cover the cost of return shipping unless you provide your billing account number with a shipping company. Both checks should be in an envelope inside the crate with your painting.
Approximatey 300 paintings will be juried into the Salon International 2013 exhibition, wich includes over $35,000 awards in cash, merchandise certificates and advertising in renowned art magazines.
The Best of Show will get a $8,000 cash award and an article in American Art Collector.
The Art Inquirer advises its readers to carefully read the rules outlined in the prospectus and revise all steps more than once, eventually taking notes of the most important aspects, namely fees, shipping, gallery commissions and how the payment will be made to the artists concerning the sold works.
Again remember that the entry deadline for digital entries is January 18, 2013 and that slide entries must arrive to the gallery until this date.