Friday, October 10, 2008

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Arlington Arts Center


UNLIMITED EDITION
CALL FOR ENTRIES

Application deadline:
Saturday, November 8, 2008
Notification date:
Friday, November 21, 2008
Exhibition dates:
December 12, 2008 - January 17, 2009
SPECIAL RECEPTION EVENT in collaboration with THE PINK LINE PROJECT on Friday, December 12

THE JURORS:
Kriston Capps,D.C.-basedarts writer appearing in Art Papers, Art in America, Sculpture Magazine, and on his influential blog, Grammar.police
Martin Irvine, gallerist, curator, and arts educator; director of Irvine Contemporary,Washington, D.C., and Professor at Georgetown University
Welmoed Laanstra, Public Art Projects Curator for Arlington County; curated Street Scenes and Found Sound in downtown D.C.

THE SHOW:
UNLIMITED EDITION is a juried show about the relationship of the art world to reproduction and marketing. We're looking for artists who produce lots of unnumbered multiples of an image or an object...or who incorporate mass-produced products into their work...or who simply explore the commodification and mass-reproduction of art through various means.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE?
Artists living or working in Virginia, DC, Maryland, West Virginia, Delaware, and Pennsylvania may submit up to 5 jpegs, along with a statement-max length: 300 words-explaining what they propose to exhibit, and how it addresses the show's theme. Existing works must have been completed after 2005. Proposals for new work that take into account the AAC's exhibition spaces are encouraged. UNLIMITED EDITION will occupy the entire ground floor of the AAC. Floor plans are available on our website.

ENTRY FEE:
AAC Members$15
Non-Members $25
New members $40

New member entry fee includes a one year AAC Artist's Membership, which offers reduced rates on classes, professional development opportunities and workshops, and upcoming member-only events.

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY VIA E-MAIL!

STEP 1:Send your entry materials to:
unlimited@arlingtonartscenter.org

Attach no more than 5 images
(resolution: 72 dpi; 4" X 6" jpegs)

Submitting video or audio? Please provide a link to this material so that it can be viewed on your website, on YouTube, etc.

Include your name, address, phone number, and website (if applicable)

Paste your statement (no more than 300 words) directly into the body of your e-mail message

STEP 2:You may pay your entry fee by check, MasterCard, or Visa.

Pay by credit card over the phone during regular gallery hours: (703)248-6800

Or mail your check to the address below:
Arlington Arts Center
Attn: UNLIMITED EDITION
3550 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

OR...you may send your images, video, and statement on a CD to the above address, If you want your disc returned, be sure to enclose a SASE.

Once both your e-mail and payment have been processed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail.

Gallery hours: Tues–Sat, 11 am–5 pm
www.arlingtonartscenter.org
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