Seattle Recycled Arts Festival 2019 Call For Art
Applications are now open for a showcase of artwork made of recycled or reused materials.
Applications are due midnight, April 14, 2019. Artists will be notified of the results by April 28, 2019.
We will be hosting the artwork at various galleries and businesses in Seattle's Georgetown Business District on June 8, 2019 to showcase each category. We will be curating for this show on the basis of design, technical skill and originality.
The Seattle Recycled Arts Festival Juried Arts showcases will be be held in conjunction with the Georgetown Carnival / Art Attack.
Prizes will be supplied by various sponsors including: Earthwise Architectural Salvage, St. Vincent de Paul, Ignition NW, All Metal Arts, and more.
Artwork may be entered in one of four categories:
- JURIED GALLERY ART
- JURIED GALLERY ART BY ARTISTS OVER 50
- JURIED GARDEN ART
- JURIED OUTDOOR SCULPTURES
- Artist statement.
- Items must be made of at least 75% recycled or reused materials.
- You must submit at least 3 photos (maximum 5) displaying your work.
- 1-3 pieces can be entered per artist.
- All work for final display must be the artwork that was approved for the show. If substituted it must be of the same quality and type of work that was submitted to the jury, and have pre- approval from the Gallery director and SRAF.
- We reserve the right to exclude items not meeting the original submission.
- Artwork must be in good condition and ready for display.
- All pieces shown must be for sale.
- A Gallery consignment agreement with the gallery must be filled out at drop off. No work will be accepted after 10am June 8th.
- The Gallery will take a 30% Commission on all pieces sold in its gallery.
- Payments for pieces sold will be made to the artist within 30 days after July 9 when the general show closes.
- In lieu of an entrance fee we request all artists bring one bag of donations to the St Vincent de Paul Donation Drive we are hosting. Plus, volunteer for 2 hours during the event. Sign up here.
All Submissions will be juried and judged on the basis of design, technical skill, and originality. Prizes will be awarded during the day of the event. All artwork must be for sale with a 30% commission.
Juried Gallery Artwork will be placed in one of several affiliated galleries/business locations in Georgetown based on the type of work. (ie: wall art, pedestal, glass, jewelry, etc.…)
Juried Gallery Art by Artists Over 50 will be hosted by Fogue Studios & Gallery, an Artist Collective for Creatives over 50.
Juried Garden Art will be shown at Machine House Brewery on Airport Way. People’s Choice voting will be active from noon till 4pm. All artwork that is voted in will be hosted for a month at the Brewery.
- All free standing art work must be under 100lbs and self-supporting.
- All wall hangings must be under 20lbs to be hung from the sheetrock partition, NO structural attachments to framing is available.
- All wall hangings must be supported by a wire hanger.
Garden Art Prizes:
- All peoples choice winners will have their piece placed at Machine House Brewery for a month and receive 1 month free membership to AltSpace.
- 1st Prize: Art placement in Machine House Brewery for a month, 4 month membership to AltSpace, Free Intro to Welding class at HazardFactory
- 2nd Prize: Art placement in Machine House Brewery for a month, 4 month membership to AltSpace, Free Intro to Welding class at HazardFactory
- 3rd Prize: Art placement in Machine House Brewery for a month, 4 month membership to AltSpace
Juried Outdoor Sculptures will be shown on Airport Way S. across from Georgetown Records. People’s Choice voting will be active from noon till 4pm. The 2 winners will be allowed to place their pieces at the Georgetown Trailer Park parking lot for 1 month.
- Pieces must be free standing without anchors, able to be shown safely without additional supports.
- Sculptures are restricted to a volume of 4' wide X 4' deep X 8' tall and a maximum weight of 1000 lbs.
- The pieces must be child safe, free from all sharp edges.
- The artist will be responsible for load, unload and moving to resting place, there will be no lifts or assistance for your artwork.
- 1st and 2nd place winners must have a means to allow piece to be chained to anchors to prevent tipping or theft.
Outdoor Sculpture prizes
- All entries receive 1 month free membership to AltSpace
- 1st Prize: Art placement at Georgetown Trailer Park for 1 month, 4 month membership to AltSpace, $500 art grant for placement at SeaCompression Event, Free Mig Welding Intensive class at Hazard Factory
- 2nd Prize: Art placement at Georgetown Trailer Park for 1 month, 4 month membership to AltSpace, $300 art grant for placement for SeaCompression Event
- 3rd Prize: 4 month membership to AltSpace,$100 art grant for placement at SeaCompression Event, Free Intro to Welding class at HazardFactory
If you have any questions, contact Michael Arndt at firstname.lastname@example.org