Call to Artists: All-Media Juried Biennial 2011

Entry deadline: Jan. 31, 2011
Exhibition runs: April 30 – June 5, 2011

Call to Artists

All artists residing in the state of Florida are invited to submit entries for the Art and Culture Center’s All-Media Juried Biennial 2011.

Original paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, video, computer-generated images, performance, and site-specific installations will be considered.

Awards

Cash awards totaling $4,000 will be distributed as follows:
$2,000 Best in Show
$1,000 First Place
$600 Second Place
$400 Third Place

Opening Reception

The opening reception will be held 6 – 9 pm on Friday, April 29, 2011. The reception is free for members and $10 for non-members. Each exhibition artist may bring one non-member guest free of charge.

Exhibition Jurors

Scott Murray, Owner and Director, Twenty Twenty Projects, Miami

Scott Murray opened Twenty Twenty Projects in December, 2006. Through Twenty Twenty Projects, located in the Wynwood arts district in Miami, Murray hosted monthly exhibitions featuring solo, group, and guest curated shows. Twenty Twenty Projects was covered in The New York Times, The Miami Herald, ArtUS, and Art Papers, among other publications. Previous to opening Twenty Twenty Projects, Murray worked for galleries such as The Fredric Snitzer Gallery and The Kevin Bruk Gallery in Miami, as well as the Meyerhoff Gallery in Baltimore where Murray attended college.

Michelle Weinberg, artist, Creative Director, Girls’ Club, Ft. Lauderdale

Michelle Weinberg founding principal of IPO, an ongoing artistic collaboration, as well as creative director of Girls’ Club in Fort Lauderdale and co-founder of AVAILABLE SPACE in Miami. She creates artworks in painting and collage, designs rugs and tiles, and produces art for public spaces. Weinberg has pursued varied platforms for disseminating her ideas and imagery – including education, publishing, organizing exhibitions, surface design, and developing initiatives that bring the public in direct contact with art. The recipient of many fellowships including a South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship in Visual & Media Art, she has exhibited her work internationally.

Entry Guidelines

Click here to download an entry form [pdf].

Entry Fees

There is a non-refundable entry fee of $45 per person to submit up to three art works (images). Personal checks or money orders should be made payable to the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood. Do not send cash.

Slides/CDs

Images of artwork must be submitted as either slides or digitally on cds. Slides should be 35mm in slide mounts. Both slides and cds must be clearly identified with your name, date, title, size, and medium. Number each slide or image to correspond to the entry form and indicate the top of each slide. Quality counts! Images must be clear and well-photographed. Please submit only one image for each work.

Media Artists

Artists who work in video art may submit one VHS tape or DVD (maximum 10 minutes in length), which may include multiple work samples. Artists working in super 8 or 16mm film must transfer work to VHS or DVD. The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is not equipped to exhibit work in any other format.

Physical Requirements

Only original works of art completed after Jan. 1, 2009, are eligible. No artwork measuring more than eight feet in any one direction or weighing more than 100 pounds can be accepted without prior written permission from the curator. Artwork should be ready to install and properly identified with the provided label securely attached. Canvases with wet paint and frames in fragile condition will not be accepted. The jurors’ decisions are final. No substitutions will be accepted.

Shipping of Original Works
  1. Accepted artists are responsible for all shipping arrangements and expenses. Round-trip shipping expenses must be pre-paid. Those sent C.O.D. will not be accepted. Please allow two weeks for shipment.
  2. All packing material must be sufficient for safe return.
  3. Do not use glass on artwork to be shipped.
Delivery and Pick-up

Original artwork accepted for exhibition must be delivered no later than 5 pm on April 13, 2011, and picked up no later than 5 pm on June 11, 2011, following the conclusion of the exhibition. No work that has been accepted as part of the exhibition will be permitted to be withdrawn before the close of the exhibition. Artwork will not be released to any person other than the artist without written authorization from the artist to the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood.

Storage Charges

Unless prior written permission is granted, artwork not picked up by 5 pm on June 11, 2011, will be subject to an initial charge of $20 plus $5 for each additional day. Any artwork not retrieved by June 29, 2011, will be considered a donation to be sold in a fund-raising auction to benefit the Center. Artists will be liable for all additional expenses including packing, transportation, insurance, and off-site storage.

Entry Information

To Enter
  1. Complete and sign entry forms.
  2. Clearly label and attach 35mm slides, VHS tapes, CD, or DVD. No original work or photographic prints will be accepted for jurying.
  3. Be sure to include a stamped, self-addressed envelope if you wish to have your materials returned.
Mail or Drop Off to:

All-Media Juried Biennial
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
1650 Harrison Street
Hollywood, FL 33020

Deadline for Entries

All entries must be received no later than January 31, 2011. Entries received after this date will be returned.

Photography of Work

By entering this competition, the artist grants the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood permission to reproduce their artwork for publicity and educational purposes.

Waiver of Liability

By submitting the entry form, the artist acknowledges that they have copyright permission and model releases for all artwork submitted for consideration. The artist also gives the Art and Culture Center permission to reproduce images of artwork for publicity and educational purposes. The Art and Culture Center reserves the right to final approval of all text and titles referring to exhibited artwork. The artist also agrees to hold harmless the Art and Culture Center, its officers, employees, agents, and any other persons acting on the Center’s behalf from and against any and all liability, damages, expenses and judgments by reason of any injury or claim of injury to person or property arising directly or indirectly out of the use or occupation of the facility.

Insurance

While caution will be exercised in the handling of all accepted artwork, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood cannot assume liability for any loss or damage caused by shipping or hand-delivery of artwork. It is the responsibility of the artist to provide adequate insurance coverage during shipment. The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood will insure artwork only while exhibited or stored on the Center’s premises.

Sales

The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood does participate in the sale of artwork, with prior written authorization of the artist. Sales of work included in the Biennial are at the discretion of the artist. In the event that artist does agree to make work available for sale during the exhibition, a donation to the Center of 20% of net selling price is suggested, but not mandatory. Artist or their representative will be notified immediately of any sales inquiries.

For more Information

If you have any additional questions, call 954. 921. 3274, ext. 244, or email exhibitions@artandculturecenter.org

Important Dates
  • Jan. 31, 2011, Entry deadline
  • Feb. 28, 2011, Notification of acceptance mailed
  • April 18, 2011, Deadline for delivery of works accepted for exhibition (No late work will be accepted.)
  • April 29, 2011, Opening reception
  • April 30 – June 5, 2011, Exhibition
  • June 6 – 8, 2011, Pick up artwork

Funding for the 10/11 visual arts season is provided in part by Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, the Hudson Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward, the BankAtlantic Foundation, and a grant from Funding Arts Broward.

Funding Acknowledgements

Funding Logos: State of Florida, Broward County, City of Hollywood

The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported in part by its members, admissions, private entities, the City of Hollywood, the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council; and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.We welcome donations from all members of the community who wish to support our work.