Open Calls for Entries

(2) open call(s) for entries at this time.



Own Your Own:  Call for Artists

Dear Artists,

It’s Own Your Own time again! We invite you to submit your work for the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center’s 2018 Own Your Own curated exhibition. This historic annual holiday sale is one of the most popular, profitable and fun in the Southern Colorado area. 

Guidelines:

  • Entries: All media is eligible, including original numbered prints. Bin work will not be accepted. All work must be for sale and made by the artist. Please keep in mind that Own Your Own is a holiday exhibition, with an emphasis on gift-type work. Therefore, we suggest that work be priced under $300.00. Work priced under $75.00 sells the best. We will display work as space permits. Work must be ready to display/hang. Please NO saw-tooth hangers. Attach wires securely to frame or stretcher bars, not to cardboard backing. Artwork must be clean and in good condition.

3-D pieces must be stable and ready to display.  The SdC will not provide bases, mounting hardware, stands, or props. We reserve the right to not accept/display work that does not fit these criteria.

 

  • Entry Fee: To help cover operating costs, there is a $12.00 non-refundable entry fee for each artist, regardless of the number of pieces submitted. Payment is due at time of entry and may be submitted with the entry form.  Credit card payments can also be made by phone or in person at the Welcome Center, or by check or money order payable to The Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center.
  • Images: Three example images of your work will be accepted for the jury processWe prefer high-resolution digital JPG image submissions on CD, thumb drive or via email. Artists may also upload images to Google Drive (ludel@sdc-arts.org.) Please label images with artist’s name and title (or description) of piece. Please include information about size and medium with submissions. We will accept photographs. If you are unable to submit digitally or with photographs,  please call or email the curator’s office for an appointment to submit your work. (719-295-7200 ext. 7218; ludel@sdc-arts.org)  The SdC reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries for promotional and educational purposes. If the artwork that you send deviates significantly from the image examples you provide for consideration, the SdC reserves the right to exclude it from the exhibition.

Artists who have shown in Own Your Own in the past two years don’t need to submit images for consideration unless you’d like us to have them for promotional purposes.

  • Sales: The SdC manages all sales and inventory and receives a 40% commission on the retail price. All artists must complete a W9 tax form in order to be paid.
  • Shipping: The artist is responsible for all delivery and return packing, insurance, and shipping costs.

IMPORTANT DATES

October 22, 2018: Deadline for receipt of completed entry form, entry fee, and images

October 26, 2018: Notification to artists of results via e-mail or mail

November 15, 2018: Last day for accepted artists to bring in artwork, fill in inventory forms  and contracts

November 23, 2018: Members only exhibition opening reception 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

November 23, 2018: Public exhibition opening reception 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

November 23: – December 30, 2018: Exhibition dates

JAN 2 – 4, 2019:  Artists pick up artwork, sign release forms

 

Please contact us with any questions or concerns: ludel@sdc-arts.org (719-295-7200 ext. 7218)

 

ENTRY FORM (click HERE to download form)

Complete this form and submit with CD of images and entry fee to:

             Own Your Own, 2018

            The Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center

            Attn: Own Your Own Coordinator

            210 N. Santa Fe Avenue

            Pueblo, CO 81003

Or email to ludel@sdc-arts.org and include proof of payment.

 

Name:

Address:

City/State/Zip:

Email:                                                                              Phone:

Entry Fee:                Cash           Check          MC          Visa        

To pay over the phone by credit card, please call:  (719) 295-7200

If you are unable to submit digital images, please email ludel@sdc-arts.org

or call LuDel Walter 719-295-7200 ext. 7218 to make an appointment to submit artwork.

NO DROP-INS PLEASE!

 

EXAMPLE IMAGES

(If you’ve shown in Own Your Own in the past 2 years, you don’t need to submit images.)

 

Image #1

 

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Image #2

 

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Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center’s

2019 Representing the West: A New Frontier Exhibition

Enter the Representing the West: A New Frontier juried exhibition. More than $5,000 in prize money will be awarded, including Best of Show, 1st Prize, 2nd Prize. People’s Choice Award winner will be offered the opportunity for a one-person show in one of the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center’s galleries. Representing the West: A New Frontier is open to all artists. We are interested in artwork in any medium that considers the changing cultures and myths of the American West. We welcome non-traditional subject matter, materials and concepts as well as traditional depictions of the West, including video submissions.

Juror: Tony Ortega

Master of Fine Arts, May, 1995 - University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado,

Associate of Arts, Fine Art, August, 1982 - Rocky Mountain School of Art, Denver,

Bachelor of Arts, Commercial Spanish; Certificate in Latin American Studies, August, 1980 - University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado,

Tony Ortega holds an MFA in drawing and painting from the University of Colorado and is currently a full professor for Regis University. He is the recipient of the coveted Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts (1999) and the Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts (1998). He has been a working artist and teacher for the past 30 years. Tony Ortega’s lifelong goal is to contribute to a better understanding of cultural diversity by addressing the culture, history and experiences of Latinos through his art. His work can be found in Denver Art Museum, Los Angeles County Museum and the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center.  Tony’s artwork is represented in Denver, Colorado at the William Havu Gallery. He has exhibited in United States, Latin America and other parts of the world. For more information, please visit his web site at: www.tonyortega.net.

Important dates

November 2, 2018: Digital images or audio/video files, artist statement (200 words or less), entry fees due

November 12, 2018: Notification of acceptance will be via email and phone call

January 11, 2019: Artwork drop-off or delivery, completed inventory sheet, high-resolution images (see Rules) and signed contract for accepted works

February 1, 2019: First day of exhibition

February 1, 2019 Opening reception 4:30 - 7 p.m.

February 2, 2019 Artists’/Juror’s Talk 11:00 a.m. - Noon

May 2, 2019: Last day of exhibition

May 6-17, 2019: Artwork pickup or return

Entry Rules

1. Representing the West: A New Frontier is open to all artists. We are interested in original artwork in any medium that considers the changing cultures and myths of the American West. We welcome non-traditional subject matter, materials and concepts as well as traditional depictions of the West, including video submissions. We require an artist’s statement of 200 words or less explaining how your work represents the West. 

2. Artists may enter online at:

www.callforentry.org or via email at ludel@sdc-arts.org.

CDs or thumbdrives can be mailed to:

 LuDel Walter
Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center
210 N. Santa Fe Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81003

All images MUST be submitted in digital form. Non-digital images will not be considered for acceptance into the exhibit. We request high-resolution images with a resolution of at least 300 dpi, or greater, and as a .tiff or .jpg that can be reproduced at 1,650 pixels wide. Video artists are requested to provide a still image with submission. Works must have been completed within the last three years (2015 or later) and must not have been previously shown at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center.

3. Non-refundable entry fee of $35 includes up to five entries per artist.

4. Limit of five entries per artist.

5. All wall-hung pieces must arrive prepared for hanging. No saw-tooth hangers please! All works on paper must be framed under glass or plexiglass. 3D pieces must be stable and ready to display. All pieces must be clean and in good condition. CDs or thumbdrives are acceptable if files are in a format we can open. If we can’t open the files, we’ll contact you.

6. Sangre de Cristo Arts Center manages all sales and receives a 40% commission on the retail price. Work that is accepted to the show must remain on exhibit through May 6, 2018. No payments will be made to artists without a current, complete W9 form.

Awards

$3,500 - Best of Show

$1,000 - 1st prize

$500 - 2nd prize

Solo Exhibit – People’s Choice

Liability

Insurance is carried by the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. Every responsible precaution will be taken to ensure the safety of your artwork. SdC will not insure artworks in transit. Entry to the Representing the West: A New Frontier exhibit will be considered acceptance of the waiver of liability. Artists will be responsible for transportation to and from the exhibition at their own expense and risk. SdC will not pay for shipping, or make arrangements for shipping of accepted artworks. Return shipping must be paid or prepaid by the artist.

Payment of fees

Payment of fees will be handled through the www.callforentry.org payment procedures, by check to Sangre de Cristo Arts Center ATTN: RTW, or by credit card, at the Welcome Center or by phone (719-295-7200).

For more information, please contact me via the information provided below:

LuDel Walter, Visual Arts Coordinator
Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center
719-295-7200 ext. 7218;  ludel@sdc-arts.org

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