Juried Show: STRIP - Caricatures, Satire and The Funnies
The Studio Door, San Diego
Deadline: 20 May 2015
Application fee: $35
STRIP: Caricatures, Satire and The Funnies - The Studio Door has opened its call for artists and cartoonists for an exhibition of original comic strips and pop art running from July 3 - 26, 2015 at The Studio Door (San Diego, CA). Traditional strip formats, single gag panels and caricatures have a long history in newspapers, underground publications and on the Internet. The Studio Door is seeking to celebrate this form of creativity by presenting new, independent voices of the comic strip.
Painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book, ceramics, stain glass and sculpture.
Related works may include Pop Art, Comic book pages and Pulp Fiction covers and other work that is somehow referential to print media.
No digital prints or photographic reproductions of artwork. Must be original artwork.
This exhibition does not accept jewelry, video, film, performance art, installation and works requiring an external electrical source.
Submissions must be the artist’s original work and concept. No fan art. No use of copyrighted characters.
The Studio Door, 3750 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92116-3632
Javier Hernandez - DIY Cartoonist (Creator of El Muerto, The Coma and Weapon Tex-Mex), Los Comex Publisher and Co-Founder of Latino Comics Expo.
BEST IN SHOW
A Juror's Award ribbon and certificate will be presented to three (3) works that express the most imaginative interpretation of the theme. One (1) work will be designated “Best in Show” and will be used as the cover of the exhibition catalog. Exhibition catalogs will be available online print-on-demand.
July 3 - 26, 2015
July 3, 2015 - 6 PM – 9 PM
GALLERY & ON-LINE GALLERY
There are two opportunities to get into this show. The juror will select works that will be exhibited at The Studio Door gallery in San Diego. Additionally, the juror will select works that will be shown in the on-line gallery only. This allows for more works to be seen beyond the limitations of the main gallery.
All artwork selected, both gallery and online, will be included in the virtual exhibition catalog.
ARTWORK MAXIMUM SIZE
2-Dimensional Work: Height 4 feet, Width 4 feet - including frame
3-Dimensional Work: Must fit pedestal sized 16 inches x 16 inches or take up no more than 4 feet of gallery floor space.
CaFÉ TM SUBMISSION PROCESS
All submissions for this show are handled through CaFÉ TM (Callforentry.org). Artists are required to sign up and create a profile on CaFÉ TM. There is no charge for using this service.
You will be asked to provide a statement about how your work relates to the title of the show. Preferably reference to the artwork and theme of the exhibition. There is a maximum of 1,000 character limit (including spaces).
NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEE
An entry consists of one to three submissions of images. One submission will be charged at $35. Two submissions will be charged at a total of $40. Three submissions will be charged at a total of $45. Payments are processed through CaFÉ TM.
* Artists who exhibited in The Studio Door’s 2015 programming (including The Crow Show, 50 To Watch or Once Upon A Time) should contact The Studio Door BEFORE submitting to this call for discounted coupon code.
SELECTION OF WORK
The juror will select works that will be on display at The Studio Door gallery in San Diego. These works will also be on display in the online gallery. Additionally, the juror will select additional works that will be shown exclusively in the online gallery. This allows for more works to be seen beyond the physical limitation of the gallery.
ABOUT THE STUDIO DOOR
The Studio Door is an arts center for visual artists’ that includes an art gallery, working artists studios, GOLDEN art supplies and gift store, and Art-to-Market programming to help promote contemporary artists. In addition to regional and national exhibitions, The Studio Door produces the regional Open Studios San Diego and 50 To Watch reception/publication. The facility is located in the North Park community of San Diego. The website is www.thestudiodoor.com
IMPORTANT DATES (SUMMARY)
05/20/15 Call for Artists – Closing of Call
06/02/15 Artists Notification Date
06/26/15 Final Receive Date for Shipping
06/27/15 Drop Off Artwork (local): Noon – 4 PM
07/03/15 Show Opens
07/03/15 Opening Reception 6 PM – 9 PM
07/26/15 Show Closes
07/26/15 Local Artwork to be Picked Up (1): 4 PM - 7 PM
07/28/15 Local Artwork to be Picked Up (2): Noon - 7 PM
07/29/15 Artwork Shipping Date
09/04/15 Commission Payment Deadline
If you would like to support this exhibition with a donation, or fund an award, please contact The Studio Door. Please help get the word out about the show by encouraging your fellow artists to enter.
Visit THE STUDIO DOOR @ www.TheStudioDoor.com
For complete details, see prospectus on CaFÉ