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Call for Artists: Roots (Sebastopol Center for the Arts)


Sebastopol Center for the Arts, call for artists: Roots

Sebastopol Center for the Arts (SCA) is looking for work that has “Roots” as a key-concept. It can be a visual representation or a conceptual representation, including family roots, cultural roots, natural roots (trees, plants, hair…) Open to all media including installation and performance.

Eligibility: (Please Read Carefully.)  Open to all artists living in California. All work must be original and not previously shown at SCA.  Maximum of 3 entries per artist.  Work can be wall-hung, free-standing, or pedestal mounted.  Maximum size: All work must fit through a 6’ x 6.5’ doorway (105’’ on diagonal).

Wall-hung work may not exceed 10’ height x 10’ width x 12’’ depth (including frame), and not weigh over 50 lbs. – Wall-hung work over 60” in any direction, or over 35 lbs. in weight must be submitted by jpeg image on CD for jurying. – Free-standing work may not exceed 114’’ in height. However, free-standing work over 36’’ in any direction, or over 50 lbs., must be submitted by jpeg for jurying.

Video and film must be submitted as a DVD in loops no longer than 4 minutes; selected artists will need to supply their own equipment for display.  Performance artists must submit a DVD (up to 4 minutes). Accepted performance artists will need to display their video in a loop,as well as participate in an evening of live performance art. Selection: Work for this exhibit will be selected from the actual artwork, or digital images.

Juror: Adam Wolpert.  Coordinators: Julian Blair, Tom Swearingen.

Deadline: Digital images must be received by 4 p.m. (PST) on Monday, August 29th, 2011.

PDF of call with submission details and more information: adobeROOTSProsp


Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Gallery II, 6780 Depot Street, Sebastopol, CA 95472. For additional information, call the Art Center at 707/829-4797.