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CALL TO ARTISTS

First Annual Invitational Exhibit

The University Club of Phoenix, conveniently located in the prestigious Alvarado district in midtown Phoenix, directly south of the Heard Museum, the University Club of Phoenix provides classic cuisine, impeccable service, and the perfect ambiance for both business and social occasions. The facility was built in 1917, and had served as a private residence before becoming the University Club, providing an authentic, historically rich and warm sophistication.

 

This is an opportunity for artists to explore the range of black and white in their work. The broad theme allows artists to express their work within a limited palette. All works must be at least 90% black, white and grey. This is an opportunity to participate in what will be the First Annual Invitational Exhibit held at The University Club of Phoenix.

 

Eligibility:

This call is open to all Arizona artists.

There will be a separate category for emerging artists.

Emerging artists for purposes of this call will be limited to students in Arizona high schools.

This is a juried exhibition, and artists may submit up to 4 pieces.

 

Entry Fees (non-refundable):

$45 for up to 4 pieces. Artists will receive an invoice for $45 from the University Club upon the receipt of art submittals.

 

Awards:

Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place and Members Choice

Award (to be determined by the University Club Members).

A special Emerging Artist Award will be given to a high school student.

Amounts to be announced.

 

Submission:

All art must be 2-D art.

All images of artwork should have no background/frame visible.

Crop the photograph so that just the artwork and no mat or frame are showing.

One image per piece only.

Entries are submitted via email to the University Club at: office@uclubphx.com.

Images must be jpeg format, no larger than 5MB or 6 inches on the longest side.

Image files requirements: name your files with your last name, a space, entry number and title. Example: Smith 1 Horses.jpeg; Smith 2 Birds.jpeg; Smith 3 Bugs.jpeg.

Be sure your image number corresponds with your entry number.

Information required: title, medium, dimensions.

University Club will issue an invoice upon receipt of artwork submissions. Artists must pay that invoice within 10 days of receipt or their submission will be rejected.

 

Accepted Art:

If your artwork is accepted you will receive an email notification stating exactly which pieces have been accepted. Review the details associated with the pieces since that is the information that will appear on the gallery tags. The Art Description Contract will be attached to this email and you will need to fill it out and bring it with you when you deliver the artwork. The information on the Art Description Contract should match the details for each piece as ocumented in the Acceptance Notification email. No substitute or additional images will be accepted after completing the application process.

All artwork must be:

- Only 2D work will be accepted.

– the artist’s original work. No copy giclee prints allowed (photography & digitallyproduced prints are allowed as originals).

– for sale (No NFS)

- all works must be at least 90% black, white and grey

– clearly labeled with the artist’s name, title of work & medium and price upon delivery to the venue.

– Dimensions for 2-D work are not to exceed 48 inches on the longest side high with the frame included. Maximum weight of 30 pounds.

- Work must have wire adequate to support the work (no saw-tooth hangers).

– The wire on the back of your artwork should be no more than one-quarter of the way down the length of the piece.

– All mats and glass must be clean.

– Gallery wrap canvases must be 1.25” deep or more, must have sides painted & no staples on sides.

- Canvases less than 1.25” deep must be framed.

Artwork not meeting all criteria for the exhibition will not be accepted at the scheduled delivery.


Schedule:

• Call Open: January 29, 2023

• Call Closes: February 28, 2023

• Notification to Accepted Artists: March 11, 2023

• Delivery Date: April 3, 2023 between 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Work will not be accepted outside of these times.

• Pickup Date of Unsold Work: June 9, 2023 between 1:00 – 4:00 pm. The University Club assumes no responsibility for any works not picked up during these times.


Reception Gala:

• The University Club will host a no cost Reception Gala for artists and their friends on April 14, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. There will be a cash bar available. Entry into the Gala will be free to all artists and their guests. The University Club’s star chef will prepare an array of appetizers for the gala. All artists and guests are asked to kindly RSVP to The University Club at (602) 254-5408 no later than April 7, 2023 in order to assist the Chef with headcount. The University Club will arrange for live music at the Gala. In keeping with the theme of the exhibit, all artists are kindly asked to dress in black and

white in order for guests to identify the artists.


Gallery Sales:

• Total commission on all sales is 25%.

• The Phoenix University Club will process sales directly with the purchaser on the artists’ behalf. The purchaser take immediate possession of the artwork. The selling artist is responsible for a replacement piece within 2 business days. Artists will schedule with The University Club a time to deliver and hang the replacement piece. All replacement pieces must be consistent with the exhibit requirements for initial submittals and must be the same size as the piece that was sold for hanging purposes and for the integrity of the exhibit..

* Checks will be sent to selling artists within 30 days of the date in which the sale occurred. The University Club will retain 25% of the selling price. Artists are responsible for taxes on the total sales price.


Artists:

– MUST adhere to delivery and pick-up times.

– retain copyright to the artwork, however The Phoenix University Club reserves the right to photograph & publish images of artwork for this and future exhibitions, and for use in The Phoenix University Club virtual exhibition.


JURORS – To be Announced


Artwork currently featured at the University Club of Phoenix

To purchase, or for more information, please contact the artist directly.

Artwork and prices subject to change


20% of every purchase goes to the University Club of Phoenix Foundation

 


ARTIST CONTACT INFORMATION

Elena Eros

elenaeros@gmail.com

www.elenaerosart.com


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Before the Race

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Lady in Red

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Hats in Ascot

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Royal Ascot, Old Paddock

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Before the Race, Ascot

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Catching the Birds

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Flying with the Birds

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