Call for Entry

Joy of Summer Exhibition

Our inaugural exhibition, Joy of Summer, will be closed on August 31 (Tuesday).

Thank you to all artists who submitted their work for this exhibition!

Call Information

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

Exhibition Dates: August 16, 2021 to August 31, 2021

Art Pick Up Hours: Sept 1- 3 and Sept 7-10 –  9am -12pm

email if arrangements at different time is needed

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 and priced in Canadian dollars.

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 or e-transfer.

Insurance: The gallery does not provide insurance for artwork. Artists are responsible for arranging their own insurance during transit and exhibition.

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.

The call for entry is now closed. No further submissions will be accepted.

This submission is now closed

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 inaugural “Joy of Summer” exhibition.

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