California Arts Council

State of California
 

Artist Call Detail

Hell on Wheels
For International artists

A CALL TO ARTISTS

for Hell on Wheels - Art of the Rails: A show honoring the history of Roseville's role in Rail commerce.

Coker Gallery

This show will be honoring the history of Roseville’s role in rail commerce and exhibiting works that relate closely to this history. Artists are encouraged to submit a contemporary view of the history and beauty of railroads. Any medium may be used, Hell on Wheels - Art of the Rails: A show honoring the history of Roseville's role in Rail commerce. Works will be selected from emerging and established artists from around the world. The goal of this exhibition is to showcase works that relate closely to Roseville' railroad history - including but not limited to - Roseville's beginnings serving as the junction for the Central Pacific Railroad, The home of largest ice manufacturing plant in the world to ship California produce to other parts of the country, to current day as the largest rail yard on the west coast and the role rail cars play as a mobile canvas for art.

Important Dates

Deadline to enter: ……………………………………………………………September 21, 2018

Exhibition Dates:………………………………………………..October 26- November 24, 2018

Artist Notification:………………………………………………………….....September 23, 2018

Shipping deadline of work to Blue Line Arts:………………….....October 20, 2018 10am to 3pm

Hand deliver work to Blue Line Arts:……………...October 21st and October 22nd 10am to 3pm

Opening Reception:………………………………………...November 17th, 2018 5pm to 8:30pm

Pick up unsold work from Blue Line Arts:……November 25th and November 26th 10am to 3pm 

Eligibility

  • Open to artists all artist from around the world.

  • Any medium can be used but, all work must include cast iron in the work in some way.

  • All artwork must be original and completed within the last two years

  • Artwork cannot have been previously exhibited at Blue Line Arts

  • All 2-D and 3-D works must be ready to hang

  • All artwork must be for sale

  • Accepted artwork that differs significantly from image in online submission will be disqualified

  • No accepted entry may be withdrawn or sold outside of the exhibition prior to the closing date

  • Blue Line Arts handles all sales transactions. Non-member artists receive a 50% commission from all gallery sales and members receive a 60% commission

  • Size limitations

    • Art must be able to enter through the doors with a clearance of 94”h x 91”w

    • Ceilings in the gallery are 10 feet high

  • The artist is responsible to pay for all shipping and should have a prepaid label from FedEx or US mail (No UPS) for return of artwork

  • Applicants must apply online using the application form below. There is a $35 fee for non-members, members are free. 

Application Requirements: Applicants must apply using the form on the Blue Line Arts website, http://www.bluelinearts.org/call-to-artists. You must be 18 years or older to apply.

Questions: If you have any questions about submissions, please contact Blue Line Arts staff during open hours at (916) 783-4117 or email Tony at tony@bluelinearts.org



Deadline: 09-21-2018
Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA

Contact: Tony
email: tony@bluelinearts.org
Phone: 916.783.4117
Website: http://bluelinearts.org

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