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Call for Artists

 

 

 

 

MAVUNO Festival Call for Curated Exhibitions

 

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2017

 

Exhibition dates: September 22 – November 3, 2017

 

 

Sweetwater invites artists, curators, and coordinators of artist collectives to submit proposals for an exhibition to be presented in Sweetwater's gallery in conjunction with our annual Mavuno Festival of African American Art & Culture. Proposals should include artwork by African American artists and thematically focus on African American culture and/or history.

 

 

The Mavuno committee will select the curator from the applicant pool.

 

$25 submission fee.

 

$400 stipend awarded to chosen curator.

 

Exhibitions proposed should include at least 2 artists. (submitting curator may be one of the artists)

 

Submit 10-15 images of artwork as jpgs., a written proposal, curator's CV and exhibiting artist's CVs. (Written proposals should include the curator’s theme/idea and demonstrate its relation to the artists and/or artworks included.)

 

 

 

 

 

To Submit:

 

 

1. Email your submission to awatrous@sweetwaterartcenter.org with "Mavuno Exhibition Submission" in the subject line.

 

 

2. Include in the body of your email: Name, Address, Phone number, Email address, and where you heard about the exhibition call for artists.

 

 

3. Attach to the email your written proposal, CVs, and a word document listing your 10 - 15 artworks with title, artist name, media, size, and price.

 

 

4. Attach to the images to email as jpgs. Do not send the images in the body of the email, please send as attachments. Each image should be no more than 1 MB. Name the images as follows: artist last name, title of work. examples: Warhol.Campbells Soup Cans.jpg; Warhol.Triple Elvis.jpg


 

5. Pay the submission fee via paypal by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Holiday mART Call for Artists

 

Sweetwater is currently seeking artists for Holiday mART 2017. Holiday mART is a fundraising event where we transform our center into a holiday boutique, selling of one-of-a-kind items including ceramics, glass, jewelry, fiber arts, ornaments, home décor, children’s gifts, pet gifts, stationary, photography, fine art & more!

Holiday mART is in its 23rd year and has a wide and loyal audience with multiple special events that increase customer attendance. 

Submission Deadline is October 7, 2017

*No table fee.
*Only a 3 item minimum.
*Artists do not have to attend, allowing flexibility to participate in other sales during the busy buying season.
*Sweetwater retains 30% of sales.
*Holiday mART is a juried event.

 

$20 submission fee.

All submissions must be made via email.

TO SUBMIT:

1. Email your completed SUBMISSION FORM to awatrous@sweetwaterartcenter.org with "Holiday Mart Submission" in the subject line.

 

2. Include in the body of your email: Name, Address, Phone number, Email address

 

3. Attach to the email 7 images that represent your work.

 

4. Attach to the images to email as .jpgs. Do not send the images in the body of the email, please send as attachments. Each image should be no more than 1 MB. 

 

5. Pay submisssion fee via paypal by clicking here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweetwater Gallery Policies: Sweetwater retains 40% of gallery sales; We have a height limitation of 7.5 feet on 2D work; The artist is responsible for transport/shipment of artwork; All submission fees are non-refundable; We do not have size specifications on images you send for submission, please be reasonable! We want to see them, but not have them break the inbox; PLEASE follow instructions for submission carefully, we retain the right to not consider your work if instructions are not followed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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