Location: Upstairs Hallway Gallery at the Loudoun House
209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, KY
Deadline for Submissions: June 8th
Submission Fee: $10 for up to 10 images per artist
Exhibition Dates: July 17th- August 21st
Exhibition Reception: July 24th, 5-9pm
Gallery Hop Soft Opening: July 17th, 5-9pm
Selections Announcement: June 7th
Artwork Drop-off: July 7th, 10am- 4pm
Artwork Pickup: August 25th, 10am - 4pm
Exhibition Director: Logan Dennison, email@example.com
Herself is a group exhibition of visual art by Kentucky artists whose work explores the female experience. This exhibition is a celebration of women of all gender expressions, an open visual investigation of the feminine, and an opportunity to voice the social and political pressures on women today. Submissions are open to Kentucky artists of any gender who are over 18 years old.
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$10 fee per artist to submit up to (10) ten total works of art for consideration. Only submissions with complete prepaid submission fees will be considered. Selections will be made per artwork submitted. Selections will be made by Lexington Art League staff and our guest juror, Miriam Kienle. *Submission does not guarantee entry into this exhibition.
Submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Herself Call” in the subject line. Electronic submissions only. Please include the following in a single email. Use google docs or .doc files. *Include your Squareup.com receipt number for the prepaid “Herself Application Fee.”
Up to ten individual digital images of works in a single email Google doc or .Doc file: Image list labeled with corresponding image, size, title, media, year and price. - Please keep image sizes to under 5mb each. - Audio/video, files should be sent as embedded .html links. - Submitted applications must be received by May 26th, 2020.
Guest Juror: Miriam Kienle is an Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Kentucky and the regional coordinator for The Feminist Art Project (TFAP). She has published in Feminist Studies, Oxford Art Journal, and Panorama, among other journals, and curated exhibitions near and far, from Parachute Factory (Lexington, KY) to Smithsonian Archives of American Art (Washington, DC) and São Roque Museum (Lisbon, PT).
Delivery: Artists are required to deliver artwork to the Lexington Art League, 209 Castlewood Drive, Lexington, KY, 40505, July 7th, 10am- 4pm.
Pickup: Artists picking up their artwork are required to do so on August 25th, 10am - 4pm.
Shipments: For artists who are shipping artwork, the artist is responsible for all shipping costs to and from the gallery. Please provide a return shipping label with shipped artworks. Return shipments will be in the mail no later than one month after the close of the exhibition.
Additional responsibilities of participating artists:
*An artist agreement will be sent upon acceptance, to be completed and returned before work will be accepted for exhibition.
*Accepted artists will also be responsible for providing a formatted version of artwork labels.
*All accepted work must be ready to hang or display. Presentation of artwork must be taken into consideration, poor framing or incomplete displays may be declined. Poster frames are not accepted. Please use a hanging wire if possible. Instructions must be included for any artworks requiring special handling or installation methods. Installation artworks must be installed by artists. *This is a salon style exhibition: artworks will be hung in close proximity and in stacked arrangements.
Sales: Artist agrees that the Lexington shall be entitled to thirty percent (30%) of the proceeds from the sale of the Artwork after deducting Kentucky Sales Tax from the gross sales amount, or any portion thereof, during the Exhibit and for a period of thirty (30) days following the Exhibit when such sale is a result of the Exhibit. In addition, the Lexington Art League will remit to Artist seventy percent (70%) of the proceeds received from the complete sale of the Artwork no later than 30 days after the close of the Exhibit or after sales transactions are complete.
Layaway option for patrons: The Lexington Art League agrees to collect a minimum of twenty five percent (25%) of the purchase price for Artwork, upon its sale, with the balance due no later than one month after the close of the Exhibit. The Artwork will not be released to the purchaser until the purchase price is paid in full. If the balance is not paid in full within thirty (30) days of the close of the Exhibit, the Artwork will be returned to the Artist along with the artists percentage of the down payment.
*For works made ‘Not For Sale’ please indicate on artist agreement if work is NFS while still providing a value for condition and insurance purposes. Any presold artworks will only be accepted if marked with ‘NFS’ or ‘From the collection of____’ - Ie. no sold stickers allowed on presold work.
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All Lexington Art League programs are made possible through the generous support of LexArts. LexArts allocation of $50,000 represents the largest single donation to the operations of the Lexington Art League.
The Kentucky Arts Council, a state arts agency, provides operating support to the Lexington Art League with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support provided by Lexington Parks & Recreation.