Deadline to enter: 11:59pm on May 20, 2019
On view: June 7-July 26, 2019
First Friday Reception: June 7, 6-8 PM
Location: United Arts Council
410 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603
Calling all abstract artists! UNREAL is a juried call for abstract art. UNREAL will be mounted at our community exhibition venue United Arts Council during the months of June and July 2019. The exhibition will be featured on Raleigh’s First Friday Art Walk and have an opening reception on Friday, June 7, from 6-8 PM.
- Entries must be received by 11:59 pm on May 20, 2019
- Entries must fit through VAE’s 104″ x 71″ door to be exhibited.
- Juried with JPEGs.
- Two entries per artist.
- Entries must be able to hang
- Entries can not be over 30 lbs
- VAE reserves the right to wire/re-wire work to best hang with UACs system.
Deadline for entries………………..……......11:59pm on May 20, 2019
Notification of Accepted Work……….....…May 22
Delivery of Accepted Work…………………..May 23-June 1
Exhibition Run………………….….…............June 7-July 15, 2019
members………………..…$10 per artwork/$20 for two pieces*
non-members………..……$15 per artwork/$30 for two pieces*
*All entry fees are non-refundable.
All files should be named like so: 01_LASTNAME_TITLE.jpg, 02_LASTNAME_TITLE.jpg.
Still images should be sent as jpegs should be at least 1000px at their widest dimension, not to exceed 2MB per image. 2D artists may submit one JPEG per entry. 3D artists may submit two JPEGS (one full shot and one detail) per entry. Follow the filename format for works as indicated above.
Web-based: Web-based work should be submitted as a URL listed in the work sample list. Please only submit web-based projects. A portfolio website that features audio/video art and still images will not be considered.
UNREAL is open to any living artist. A maximum of 2 works of any medium, per artist may be submitted. Two and three dimensional entries will be accepted. Work must be original and completed in the last 2 years. No copies, mechanical reproductions, molds or kit work will be accepted. Visual Art Exchange reserves the right to exclude work due to size or special requirements. Entries must be hand delivered to the gallery or mailed in a returnable container.
We will not exhibit or financially support work that co-opts the story of a community without representation from that community acting in a decision making role.
VAE’s gallery space is fully accessible and we strive to make the submission process accessible as well. We encourage anyone to enter our open call exhibitions. If you need any additional information or accommodations in order to enter this exhibition please email Kyle or call 919.828.7834.
Ship artwork using a sturdy, reusable packing materials clearly labeled with your name and telephone number. Do not include return postage in case the artwork sells during the run of the exhibition. Following the exhibition each artist who shipped their work should generate a FedEx label and email it to our Director of Exhibitions so the piece may be returned. Do not use styrofoam packing peanuts. Shipments of artwork will be accepted May 23-June 1, 2019.
Visual Art Exchange
c/o Sorena Dadgar
309 W Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Visual Art Exchange will retain a commission of 25% for VAE members, 35% for non-members on all work sold during the exhibit. If a work is not for sale please indicate with NFS value in appropriate space during registration or on the consignment sheet. Click here to join VAE!
All entries will be handled with the utmost care and respect. VAE is not liable for artwork during transportation to or from the gallery but does carry a blanket inland marine policy that covers most fine art works and craft items up to $5,000. VAE reserves the right to refuse coverage to artwork with inherent vices, high values or that is deemed unstable. By entering into this show, the artist agrees to abide by all rules and regulations as set by exhibition guidelines.