Call for Art “Talent Pool 2015”
The Downtown Long Beach Associates presents “Talent Pool 2015” an exhibition featuring the work of local Long Beach visual artists. Artist submittals are being accepted through March 21, 2015 for this exhibition which will be on display for one year beginning mid April, 2015 at the Downtown Long Beach Associates office suite, located at 100 W Broadway. This exhibition will enhance the recently renovated offices and launch the new DLBA Art Program promoting local visual artists.
The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is a non-profit organization operating on behalf of the tenants and commercial and residential property owners of the Business Improvement District. It is dedicated to the management, marketing, security, maintenance, advocacy, economic and community development of the assessment districts in cooperation with the City of Long Beach and the private sector. DLBA has been the voice of Downtown Long Beach since 1937. Long Beach is rich with creativity, originality and diversity and DLBA is proud to launch this new art program calling attention to local talent, helping artists thrive.
Selected artworks will be prominently displayed. Artists will receive publicity and exposure to those influential in downtown Long Beach and receive an honorarium for the use of their work.
Several interior sites are available, large wall spaces in reception areas, conference rooms and work areas. The most competitive work will convey high quality fine art techniques and presentation standards and consider theme and content appropriate to the mission and work of the DLBA.
Entry Deadline: 3/21/2015
Selected Artists Notified: 3/31/2015
Exhibition Dates: 4/2015 to 4/2016 one-year
Artists residing in the city of Long Beach, California
All applications must be submitted online through https://www.callforentry.org/
Artwork must have been created in the last five years and be available for a one-year exhibition.
Artwork may include, original artworks in traditional fine art media, photography and sculpture, be suitably framed and exhibition ready. No jewelry, video or audio media accepted at this time.
Work Samples – a maximum of ten (10) digital images of artwork created in the last five years. Include an identification of each image including title of work, medium, dimensions, date and sale price.
Artist statement 1 page maximum approximately 500 words relevant to the artwork submitted.
CV/ Resume 2-page maximum
All applications must be submitted online at https://www.callforentry.org/ a web-based application service. Locate the call for Talent Pool 2015 under the “Apply to Calls” tab.
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Artwork will be selected through a juried process. Jurors are fine art and design professionals associated with the DLBA. Artworks must have been completed in the last five-years, be exhibition ready and available for a one year period, April 2015 to April 2016.
Selected artists will be required to enter into a contract for the display of artwork for one year April 2015 to April 2016 and agree to allow DLBA to reproduce any of the images or documentation of artworks in the exhibition in marketing and publicity materials for the DLBA art program. Artist retains copyright and all other rights in and to the artwork. Artist shall receive honorarium as determined fair and reasonable by the jurors in the range of $100 to $500 per artwork.