The 17th Annual, Now Infamous, Starving Artist Competition and Exhibit

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Call for Artists - DEADLINE :  

Produced by Kosh, renegade artist and pretty nice person, of State of the Artists, the non- organization, Organization.

OUR HOST: Broward county main library at 100 Andrews av. Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.

 

The Starving Artist cookie awards are by Cookies by Design, Ft. Lauderdale

JUROR:   The Secret Selection Committee whom no one knows.

JUDGE:  TBA

CALENDAR:

VALET INTAKE: SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2017 at S.E. 2 nd St. entrance, between Andrews and S.E. 1st av.

Look for the Starving Crew! They will take your art and you go on your merry way.

INTAKE TIME:  11am TIL 2pm.
All work following instructions/restrictions will be included in competition. Read them below.
ENRTY FEE:  $10. each  2D piece needing a nail or each place needed for a 3D.

 

QUICK AWARDS RECEPTION: SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017. ANNOUNCEMENTS BEGIN   PROMPTLY AT 4PM.  EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO GATHER AND VIEW THE ART FROM 3PM -6PM. PM.

SODA AND COOKIES WILL BE SERVED. BRING SOMETHING TO SHRARE IF YOU WANT TO. CASUAL ATTIRE AND COMFORT A MUST.

 

EXHIBIT END PICKUP:  MONDAY, July 31, 2017.

PICK UP TIME: NOON til 2pm ONLY.  LIBRARY OPENS AT 10AM.

WHERE?:  UPSTAIRS AT THE GALLERY. No valet pick up available.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2017, BY 5PM!
e-mail the requested information to HEYKOSH@AOL.COM  before then so I have enough time for printing master sheet AND INFO TAGS.

 

SEND: NAME, TITLE, MEDIUM, PRICE, E ADDRESS, WEB INFO AND PHONE TO ME IN THE BODY OF MY E MAIL.

 

THEME: This is a fun and enthusiastic event where artists vie for 14 place awards, based on the cutting edge of your creativity. Creativity is encouraged to run rampant, both in work and in framing.

 

PRESENTATION: Think retail gallery.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:   Entries limited to 6 /artist of most any medium. Large 3D work is encouraged, as this is the place for them. However, 2D work, not much larger than 6’ high x 6’ wide should work.  Larger fabric pieces can be wrapped or draped around the walls and can also be over flowing on to the floor. Exceptions accepted on size if creative.

 

Install ID on each piece. Tie a string to the wire of the art long enough to dangle in the front of the art. Adhere a business type card to the string that has your name, phone, title of work, medium and price. 3D artists, think where to secure your tag for your work. These tags are for temporary ID until proper exhibit info tags are installed.
While you are thinking of it, E-mail that info NOW to heykosh@aol.com to easily and automatically enter. Put all info, including your e-mail and web site addresses in the body of the e mail so my print program will work. Do this by the deadline, Thursday, June 29th, 5pm.Thank you.
·        Those without e-mail, please borrow from someone who has it !

 

RESTRICTIONS : Relax, very few.

Gallery 6 has right of refusal if justified and not prejudiced. They are concerned about liability issues. Be considerate of “Blue language, Nudity and Violence, especially in your artwork. Wall art that is securely wired and has strong framing, if applicable, will be selected for exhibit. 3d should not be feeble but supported.

 

Awards are based on the number of entries. No refunds of any type will ever be given. Remember, no one is responsible for anything or anybody involved with this event. There is virtually no insurance either.

 

Send entry fee of $10./work to  KOSH, 2180 NE 62 ND ST, FT. LAUDERDALE ,  Fl. 33308.
Make check out to Kosh because that is my name.

 

SEND YOUR ENTRY FEE IN NOW BEFORE YOU FORGET!

 

TO AUTOMATICALLY ENTER “STARVING 17,”SEND SAME INFORMATION BY E MAIL FOR MASTERSHEET AND INFO CARDS NOW.

INFO DEADLINE IS THURDAY, JUNE 29, 2017.
NEED MORE INFO OR HAVE QUESTIONS? JUST E- MAIL TO ME
heykosh@aol.com     IT,S AS SIMPLE AS THAT !

All Starving Artists Competitions have proven to be the most unusual and fun fine art events ever, and this 17th year of starving could be the best one yet.

Thank you, all of you, and see you there, Kosh

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