Contemporary Arts Center Annual Juried Show May 5th – June 18

May 5- June 18

The Annual Juried Show is the Contemporary Arts Center’s (CAC) annual opportunity to expose artists working in contemporary visual arts to a wide audience. This exhibition is a prominent showcase in the Southern Nevada region and highlights the exceptional work of national and international emerging artists in all media.

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Eligibility

National and international artists 16 years and older may submit a maximum of five works completed within the last two years and not exhibited in a previous CAC exhibition.

Juror Julie Sasse has worked in the visual arts for over 30 years, as an artist, educator, gallery director and museum curator. She is currently the chief curator and curator of modern and contemporary art at the Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ. tucsonmuseumofart.org

Awards

Over $4,000 in awards money is available to the juror to present to artists.

Fee

A non-refundable fee for up to 5 artworks must accompany every submission. Payment for mailed and hand-delivered submissions can be made by credit card, cash or check (made payable to the Contemporary Arts Center). Online submissions must be paid by credit card. Payment of this fee does not guarantee that any/all artworks submitted for jurying will be included in this exhibition.

CAC members:

$20 for 3 entries.

$5 each additional entry.

5 entries total allowed, up to 3 images per entry.

Non-members:

$30 for 3 entries.

$10 each additional entry.

5 entries total allowed, up to 3 images per entry.

Requirements

Emailed entries:

Email CACAJS2011@gmail.com with subject heading ‘AJS 2011’ and the following information:

  1. Completed entry form in the email or as an attachment

  2. Images must be in JPG format

  3. Maximum 1MB file size per image (suggested resolution of 300dpi)

  4. Filename instructions: Last name_First name_entry#.jpg (ie. Smith_David_1.jpg)

  5. Entry fee included as complete CC# information. Emailed entries will NOT be accepted with any other form of payment.

Mailed entries:

Mail CD with images (formatted and titled as listed above) to:

AJS 2011

Contemporary Arts Center

  1. 107 Charleston Ave, Suite 120

Las Vegas, NV, 89104

Include the following information:

  1. Completed entry form

  2. Clearly labeled CD with AJS 2011 and your name

  3. Images must be in JPG format

  4. Maximum 1MB file size (suggested resolution of 300dpi)

  5. Filename instructions: Last name_First name_entry#.jpg (ie. Smith_David_1.jpg)

  6. Entry fee included as check or CC#

Video:

Mail video samples on DVD or CD to:

AJS 2011

Contemporary Arts Center

107 Charleston Ave, Suite 120

Las Vegas, NV, 89104

Include the following information:

  1. Completed entry form

  2. Clearly labeled DVD/CD with AJS 2011 and your name

  3. Must be DVD?CD player ready

  4. Entry fee included as check or CC#

If you wish for the return of your CD or DVD, include a SASE along with your submission.

Selected artworks must be delivered ready to hang/display. Artworks considered unsuitable for hanging/presentation will be refused. Curatorial staff reserves the right to refuse an artwork that is misrepresented through documentation or is not the piece selected by juror.

Calendar 2011

April 15 All entry forms and images must be received by Saturday 5pm, Nevada time. Late entries will not be accepted.

April 20 Selectedartists will be notified via email of acceptance. PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR EMAIL.

May 1 Accepted works MUST be received by CAC by 5pm, Monday, May 1, including shipped works. Hand-delivered works can be dropped off Saturday April 30, 12-4pm and Monday May 2, 12-5pm. Late entries will not be accepted.

May 5- June 18 Duration of Show.

May 5 Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for artists and guests, 6-9pm.

May 6 First Friday, Downtown Arts District, 6-10pm.

June 3 First Friday, Downtown Arts District, 6-10pm.

June 18 Close of Show.

June19-20 All hand-delivered work MUST be picked up Sunday, June 19, 12-4pm or Monday, June 20, 4-7pm. Work left after this date will be subject to a $5 per day storage fee. All other work will be shipped by Saturday, July 2.

Sales

The CAC receives a 30% commission from all artworks designated for sale.

Shipping and Insurance

By submitting artwork for consideration for the 2011 Juried Show, the Artist acknowledges and accepts the following stated terms:

1. The exhibiting Artist is responsible for all applicable charges related to the preparation, packaging, insuring, and shipping/delivery of artwork to and from the gallery.

2. The Artist assumes all responsibility and holds CAC harmless for any damages incurred during shipping.

3. Artist may choose preferred art shipper.

4. Artist agrees to hold CAC harmless and waive all claims or causes of action against CAC, its officers, directors, employees, and volunteers for any and all damages, loss, or injury caused to any person or person’s personal property arising from or relating to the exhibition of Artist’s artwork at the CAC or by the Artist or persons affiliated with the Artist.


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