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CALL TO ARTISTS: Square Foot 5 at Aqua Art Miami

Deadline:  October 31, 2017                                 

Exhibition Dates:  December 6-10, 2017

Projects Gallery is excited to announce its fifth edition of the Square Foot exhibition.  This year’s event will be held at the Aqua Art Miami fair in Miami Beach.

This is a first-come, first-served call; and the first 75 artists to apply are automatically guaranteed one non-juried spot.  Subsequent entries will be juried by gallery director, Helen Hyder.  Continuing our tradition of creating a mosaic-style hanging, Projects Gallery provides artists a chance to be part of one of the largest art fair events in the world.  This uniquely democratic process is an opportunity for all artists to be part of this incredible art gathering.

Eligibility: Open to ALL artists working in ALL medias.  Works cannot exceed the allotted space of 12” x 12” (inclusive of any framing) and must weigh less than 50 lbs.  All works must be original, for sale and available for the duration of the exhibition. 

Commission split is 50%, and gallery reserves the right to discount 15% off retail.  Artist is responsible for transportation of work to and from the gallery.  Projects Gallery will not be responsible for loss or damage of any work while on the premises or during transit to or from the gallery or Aqua Art Miami. All works must be exhibition-ready, including wire, hooks, etc.  Video artists must supply viewing equipment.  Artists must allow use of work images for publicity purposes, including but not limited to print and web. 

Entry Information:  Non-refundable entry fee of $100 (U.S.) allows for the submission of two artworks, of which at least one will be guaranteed entry for the first 75 artists.  Multiple entries are acceptable.  Submit entries via email, snail mail or hand delivery to the gallery. 

Image submissions:  Digital format only - 300 dpi and at least 600 pixels but no greater than 1200 pixels in either direction.  Jpg, gif or tif format.  Each image file should be labeled as follows:  ArtistLastName_ArtistFirstName_Title (i.e. Smith_Joe_BlueLagoon).

Required Information: 

  1. Artist contact information:
    1. Artist’s name (given and professional if applicable)
    2. Email address
    3. Mailing address
    4. Phone number(s)
    5. Website if available
  2. List of entries with the following information:
    1. Artist’s name
    2. Title of work
    3. Media
    4. Dimensions
    5. Retail (selling) price of work
    6. Example of listing:  (Smith, Joe / Blue Lagoon / mixed media / 8”Hx10”W / $500) 
  3. Resume or bio (optional)

Documents should be in Word (.doc/.docx) or .pdf format.  Entry material will not be returned.  Entries must be received no later than Tuesday, October 31, 2017.   Entry fee may be paid via PayPal, credit card or check/money order payable to:  Projects Gallery.  Entry fees are non-refundable.  If any of the above requirements are not met, the submission will be deemed ineligible. 

Email submissions to:  info@projectsgallery.com     Subject line:  Square Foot

Snail mail or drop off submissions and entry fee to:                 
Projects Gallery                                                                       
Attn:  Square Foot                              
250 NW 23rd St., Unit 206
Miami, FL  33127

PayPal payments to either:  info@projectsgallery.com.   Indicate payment for “artist’s name” and “Square Foot”.

Calendar for Square Foot Art Basel Miami Four

  • Entry deadline:  Tuesday, October 31, 2017
  • Selection Notification:  Monday, November 6, 2017
  • Selected work to gallery:  no later than Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Exhibition opens: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  • Exhibition closes:  Sunday, December 10, 2017
  • Work pick up or return shipping:  December 12-16, 2017

All works must arrive in reusable packaging (with complete installation instructions if necessary) and include a prepaid, return-shipping label when applicable.  Works without reusable packaging and/or prepaid return shipping will not be returned.  An appointment must be made for hand-delivery of works.  A $5 per day storage fee will be applied to work left after December 16, 2017.

Full prospectus available at http://www.projectsgallery.com/prospectus_SquareFootABM5.html

Questions?  Contact info@projectsgallery.com or call 267-303-9652.