In a Blue Mood
Call to Artists
Call to Artists
Exhibition Dates: January 7-30, 2022
AND, exhibition continued at Cape Henry Collegiate February 1-28, 2022
Dec. 28, 2021: Application Deadline
Dec. 29-Jan 2: Juror Selections Made
Jan. 3: Notifications (via email)
Jan. 4: Drop off 11 am - 5 pm
Jan. 7: Show Opens for Visitors 10 am
Jan. 7: Reception 6-8 pm
Jan. 7: Award Presentation 7 pm streamed on Facebook
Jan. 30: Artists Talks 3-4 pm
March 1: Pick up at VB Art Center
Special Rules: Artwork must contain blue as a dominant color OR some concept of "blue" in the subject matter. All subject matter and media welcome.
Interpretation ideas: In addition to the color blue, art could convey having the blues, blues style music, and other plays on the word blue in the subject matter or title. Broad interpretation is encouraged and should be reflected in the statement for each piece.
Eligibility: Open to Local/Regional Artists age 18 or older (must be able to drop off work in person)
Entry Fee: $30 for up to three pieces ($25 for Annual Supporters and members of The Artists Gallery)
ATTENTION: Read all rules below, but be aware of these common oversights:
30% of sales retained by The Artists Gallery for Invitational Artists
25% of sales retained by The Artists Gallery for AG Artists
Liability and Permission:
By submitting your art, you understand and agree that the Virginia Beach Art Center and The Artists Gallery are not responsible and cannot be held liable for any damages to artworks during and after this exhibition. You give us permission to use images of your artwork for marketing purposes.
Drop Off Art:
The deadline for drop off is Tuesday, January 4, 11 am to 5 PM. No works will be accepted after Tuesday at 5 pm. If you cannot drop off on Tuesday, please arrange with us for an EARLY drop off the Sunday before.
Affix a label on the back of artwork with Artist name and Title.
Posters and postcards/handouts will be available at drop off.
Gallery Open: Friday January 7, from 10 am - 5 pm at the Virginia Beach Art Center
Reception: Friday January 7, 6-8 pm.
Awards presentation 7 pm, streamed on Facebook LIVE (our page is Virginia Beach Art Center--Home of the Artists Gallery)
ARTIST TALKS (optional): Sunday January 30, from 3pm to 4pm. Artists are invited to an informal "Artist Talk" to discuss their works with members of the public.
Art pick up is Tuesday February 1, 11 am-5 pm.
Art may be taken home after 4 pm Sunday by those who participate in the art talk.
Absolutely no pick up before 4 pm on Sunday, Jan. 30th.
Virginia Beach Art Center
532 Virginia Beach Blvd. Suite A
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Contact Us: 757.425.6671
ART CLASS QUESTIONS:
Free parking, Free entry
532 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD.
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23451
(17th Street between Baltic and Mediterranean Aves.)