Friday, April 12, 2013

Visual Poetry

Deadline: August 24, 2013 (RECEIVE) or (EMAIL)

Visual Poetry

Carrollwood Cultural Center
Tampa, Florida
September 2013

Rules (truncated)

  1. Visual Poetry, 2013 is a judged show is open to artists and poets everywhere. Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded at the reception. 2 artworks per person.
  2. If you live outside the Tampa Bay area, and you want to ship your work to us, you must arrange for shipping both ways. We will reuse your box and packing materials. Please insure your work!
  3. SIZE REQUIREMENTS: Large works, up to 50 inches in any direction are acceptable. (Larger works can be hung on the balconies.) If you have unusual pieces please call the Curator for advice. Very heavy pieces may require special handling. Small works are fine as long as they are framed properly.
  4. We will accept the first 60 2-dimensional artworks that we receive before the application deadline. We have limited facilities for 3-dimensional artworks and ceramic creations so we will be accepting about 20 small ceramics and sculptures and 6 larger sculptures mounted on pedestals.
  5. Submit the poem that goes with your artwork with your application. The work you submit to this show must have the poet’s permission to use his or her work.
    Use poetry that is in the public domain, or write your own.
  6. We now MUST have a wire on the back of your entries and this wire MUST be attached to the frame at about 3 inches below the top of the frame, otherwise the stainless hook will show above the top of the frame. Frames from craft stores are fine, but you must fit them with screw eyes for the wire, and measure down from the top of the frame about 3 inches. We will REJECT your work if we can’t hang it!
  7. Carrollwood Cultural Center is not liable for artwork submitted for exhibition. All artists will be required to sign an indemnity form
    before the work is hung.
  8. Sales of any artworks are handled directly between the artist and buyer.

Entry Fee: $15.00 (Poem and Artwork)


Download Prospectus with Entry Form: Visual-Poetry-2013-call-to-artists-version-2.pdf

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Gainor Roberts, Art Curator
phone: 813 469-1641