Call for Entry

Faded but Beautiful

Our second exhibition, Faded But Beautiful, is now closed for submissions.  The results will be sent to the artists by email by September 30.

Call Information

Venue: The Art of Emotions Fine Art Gallery and online on this website.

Exhibition Dates: October 16, 2021 to October 30, 2021

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2021

Results Notification by Email: September 30, 2021

Maximum number of artworks an artist may submit: 3

Entry Fee: $15 per artwork

Drop-Off: October 11-14, from 9am – to 12 pm. Please email info@irinavalentinart.com if a different time needs to be arranged. 

Pick-up: November 1-5 from 9 am to 12 pm. Please email info@irinavalentinart.com if a different time needs to be arranged. 

Guidelines Specific to this Exhibition

Subject: Artists may submit artworks of all subject matter. The gallery will favour submissions that resonate with its “art of emotions” theme and philosophy. (See the About Us page for an explanation).

Style: All styles are permitted.

Size: Artworks may be no larger than 48″ tall or 48″ wide.

Acceptable Media: acrylic, encaustics, graphite, ink, mixed media, oil, pastel, pencil, water media, and hand-pulled prints in runs of up to 200. We will ask artists to also indicate the support as well as the medium they are used, e.g., acrylic on canvas, oil on aluminum panel.

Excluded Media: Sculpture, photography, digital photography, digital prints, digital art, posters, pyrography, giclee, mechanical reproductions, and works that rely heavily on mechanical reproductions are not permitted.

Presentation: All artwork must be ready to hang. While framed artwork is preferred, unframed work on cradled wood panel or stretched canvas are permitted so long as the following conditions are met:

    • Edges of works on cradled wood panel must be completely void of paint, or completely covered in a complementary colour, or be a continuation of the artwork.
    • Edges of work on gallery wrapped canvas can be either a complimentary colour or a continuation of the artwork. Raw canvas edges are not permitted. Staples must be on the back of gallery-wrapped canvases.

Pricing: All artworks must be available for sale.

Sales: Artwork must be available for sale throughout the entire period of the exhibition. If a sale is made artists will be informed by phone or email. By submitting their artwork to this call the artist agrees to allow the Art of Emotions Fine Art Gallery to negotiate a sale on their behalf including up to 10% off of the artist’s submitted sale price. In addition, the Art of Emotions Fine Art Gallery will collect a commission at a rate of $50 or 35%, whichever is greater. Payment to artists will be made by cheque.

Terms and Conditions of Entry

The Exhibition is open to all artists anywhere creating original artwork in 2-dimensional media. 

Entries must not be copies or derivatives based in any way on other copyrighted or published paintings, photographs or other artistic work.

Art must be entirely the work of the entrant, executed without the supervision of an instructor, and within 3 years of the entry deadline. 

The artist by submission grants the Art of Emotions gallery the right to display the selected image(s) in the gallery and in an online exhibition, plus the right to use the digital image(s) for publicity or educational purposes.

Submit Now

Click the button below to access our online submission form and to pay for your entry to the Art of Emotions Fine Art Gallery's "Faded But Beautiful" autumn exhibition.