Monday, June 24, 2013

Call for Art - SURFACE TREATMENT at University House Issaquah

Era Living CALL FOR ART            
Instructions for Email Submission

LOCATION:      University House Issaquah
DEADLINE:       July 21, 2013
ART DROP:      September 8 , 2013
OPENING:        September 14, 2013 Gala Reception  2:00-4:00pm
CLOSING:         March 3, 2014  This is a 6 month long show
CONTACT:       June Sekiguchi ,  206-713-7819

Surface Treatment
Seeking work that focuses on an exploration of surface through texture ranging from the physicality of material to tromp l’oeil effects.  A variety of content matter will be sought from realistic to abstract.

Accepted work will primarily be wall hung with 2-D
·               2-D maximum size 42” on the longest side
·               A limited number of work up to 60” will be considered
·               2-D works must be ready to install with a hanging wire   
·               3-D maximum size 20”Hx15”Wx15”D. 
·               All media accepted excluding jewelry and work that requires electricity


1.       Email submissions to:

2.       Give ALL the following information:  Your personal address will not be made public
·               Your Name
·               Address
·               Phone
·               Email
·               Website
·               Gallery affiliation

3.       Attach up to six (6) jpegs of available artwork – low resolution to be viewed on line only
Use the following Jpeg format instructions:
·               Each Jpeg should be saved at 72 dpi
·               Use maximum image size of 1200px on the longest dimension
·               Limit each jpeg to a maximum file size of 2MG
·               LABEL JPEG WITH YOUR NAME AND TITLE OF ART WORK .  This helps me identify the art without having to re-label it myself.  Example:  Smith_John_Title_of_Work.jpg

4.       Include an art work list with the following details for EACH jpeg.  Image list titles must match   jpg titles
·               Title
·               Medium
·               Size H” x W” x D”
·               Year completed
·               Price or Insurance Value if NFS (not for sale)

 5.     Attach resume/bio and artist statement specific to the work in this show and how it relates to the theme.  Put your name and contact info on all documents.   

Era Living Exhibitions:

The artist receives 100% from sales at Era Living locations – no commission is taken.  Sales are made directly between you and your client.  Postcards are generated for each show and promotional material sent to print and online media sources.  Opening receptions are held for each exhibition and artist talks may be scheduled.

Art at Era Living is viewed by residents and guests, and the public is invited to view the work.   Era Living is a Seattle based company founded in 1987 to provide innovative housing, programs, and service to their retirement communities.  Era Living is committed to bringing quality art experiences to their residents and to provide exhibition opportunities to artists.

For questions, email or call 206-713-7819

Reception at University House Wallingford "On-Line" show

Amazing Buffet with artist Ruth Cameron (middle)

 artist Alison Peacock and her dad

 artist Ernalee Thonn

 artists Jini Dellaccio and Nancy Zager

 emerging artist and musician, Charlie, son of artist Monique Catino

 featured artist Dave Ko, wife Hildy, daughter, and friend

 University House resident Roy Ko

 Viewing Jave Yoshimoto's work

wonderful music by Lindee Hoshikawa