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“Summer of Love” Bay Area Juried Exhibition 2017 - at Arc Gallery
DEADLINE: March 20th, 2017
The year 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love in San Francisco.
The Summer of Love refers to the summer of 1967, when as many as 100,000 young people converged on Haight-Ashbury, making San Francisco the epicenter of the hippie revolution and a melting pot of music, psychedelic drugs, sexual freedom, creative expression, and politics.
Arc Gallery announces “Summer of Love,” a Bay Area call for art. This exhibition pays tribute to the 1967 Summer of Love and celebrates its 50th anniversary. Bay Area artists are invited to submit works that celebrate or reimagine the brief period in 1967 that was the Summer of Love. Artists may explore these themes: Peace, Love, Freedom; social movements that arose out of the Summer of Love such as Anti-war, Environmental, Free Speech, Black Power, Women’s Movement, Gay Rights, Sexual Revolution, Farm Workers, Student Movement, etc; anti-establishment attitudes; hippies and flower children; psychedelia; 1967 bands and music; pop art & op art; fiber art incorporating tie-dye, macramé, embroidery or beading; poster art; and artwork utilizing fonts popular in that era. Help us recreate and celebrate the amazing revolution that started in the Haight-Ashbury and changed the world forever.
Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book
NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEE
Payment of $25 per entry. An entry consists of one to three submissions of images. A maximum of two entries per person is allowed. Credit card payment through Paypal only. You do not need a Paypal account to pay through Paypal.
Artists residing in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. The Bay Area includes the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Stanislaus.
HAND-DELIVERY OF ARTWORK
Wednesday, May 17, 5-7PM & Thursday, May 18, 11AM-1PM, 2017. We cannot accept shipped artwork for this exhibition.
Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco 94103
JUROR: Arc Partners
Matthew Frederick, Priscilla Otani, Stephen C. Wagner, and Mike Yochum
A Juror’s Award ribbon, certificate, show catalog and $250 will be presented to each of the three works that express the most imaginative interpretation of the theme.
May 20, 2017 – June 10, 2017
Saturday, May 20th 7-9PM
ARTIST'S RECEPTION & DISCUSSION
Saturday, June 10th, 1-3PM
All artwork selected will be included in the exhibition catalog. Catalogs will be available for purchase online.
ARTWORK MAXIMUM SIZE
2-Dimensional Work: Height 9 feet, Width 4 feet - including frame
3-Dimensional Work: Must fit pedestal sized 16 inches x 16 inches or take up no more than 4 feet of gallery floor space.
Artworks must arrive 'ready to hang' and be presented professionally. Framed artwork must use black wood or natural wood frame. No color mats. No glass, plexi only.
Submit JPG images sized approximately 4 inches wide x 6 inches high at 300 dpi resolution. In order to upload successfully, your image must be at least 1200 pixels wide. The maximum uploadable file size is 8 megabytes. High-resolution images are requested for catalog production and printed publicity of accepted works. Works displayed on-line will be reduced to web-standard low resolution by Arc. All images must be submitted in RGB color mode. You will NOT be able to upload images in CMYK. Your JPG file name must be Artist's Last Name, under-score, and Title. Example: Smith_ScratchMarks2.JPG. You may upload up to three additional views per piece if you have a difficult-to-photograph work such as sculpture or artist's book.
NOTIFICATION TO ARTISTS:
March 31st, 2017
ONLINE APPLICATION FOR THE SUMMER OF LOVE
Enter your name, email address and create a password to signup and submit your entry.