CALL FOR ARTISTS | Stonewall Through an Artist's Eyes | Juried Competition & Exhibition

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CALL FOR ARTISTS | Stonewall Through an Artist's Eyes | Juried Competition & Exhibition




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Stonewall Through an Artist’s Eyes

Juried Competition & Exhibition

Opening Reception  |    June 16     

Exhibit |  June 9-July 13

CHANGE | Deadline to Submit (online) | TUESDAY, MAY 29 – midnight

Awards | Cash | Equality Wall Exhibit | June 9-July 13

Call to Artist | Theme:

In remembrance of the 49th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we are seeking artist submissions that focus on the Stonewall legacy, equality and human rights for all.  Artists are encouraged to “innovate and be creative” to submit artwork that speaks to the achievements of Stonewall and that is challenging and inspirational to future generations for the continuation of goal of equality and inclusion for the LGBTQA community.  Artists may enter paintings, drawings, sculpture, and photography, within the format of a 6” x 6” canvas to create an “Equality Wall” exhibit.

Awards | Cash | Equality Wall Exhibit

1st place: $200.00, 2nd place: $150.00, 3rd place: $100, 2 merit awards: $25 each

The best entries will be selected to exhibit on the “Equality Wall” showing at Claudia Castillo ART studio from June 9 to July 13, 2018 | Opening Reception, Saturday, June 16, 6pm-12am

 Juror | Andrew Martineau, Founder, Art Fort Lauderdale

Andrew Martineau is an award-winning creative that delivers progressive marketing, advertising strategies and executions that benefit the client by ways of notoriety, innovation and profit.  With a 20+ year career in advertising, marketing and design, he worked for a host of local and multi-national advertising agencies, established companies and start-ups in industries ranging from upscale real estate and resorts to the beauty industry and shopping center marketing and regional director.  Mr. Martineau has developed relationships with individuals in various creative communities including; film, art, music, technology and fashion.

Entry Criteria | Online submissions only:

  • Maximum canvas size is 6 x 6 X 1 ½ inches ONLY.
  • The entries can be 2D or 3D within the context of the 6”x6” canvas size, however the piece must be able to be mounted on a wall and not weigh more than 3 pounds.
  • Submit entries via email and JPEG format files no larger than 1MB. Include contact information, titles, medium, and artwork name.  Send by the deadline to:
  • Entry fee is $15 for the 1st entry | $5 for each additional entry | LIMIT INCREASED TO 6 PIECES PER ARTIST
  • Checks must be postmarked by May 25, 2018 and made to Color Designers Company | c/o Claudia Castillo ART studio, 2215 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL. 33305
  • All pieces must have hanging wire or they will not be accepted.
  • Please attach the artist’s name, title, artist’s price and contact information, including the telephone and email on the back of each work accepted.

Acceptance Notification | May 31

Artwork Intake | Sunday, June 3 – 11am to 3pm | Accepted Work Only

Exhibit Pick Up | Saturday, July 14 – 11am to 3pm

Claudia Castillo ART studio is a boutique gallery.  A commission percentage will be added to artist’s price.  Please note that although every care will be taken in handling all artwork submitted, Claudia Castillo ART studio will not be responsible in any way for any loss or damage to artwork submitted or displayed in this Call to Artist.  Artists will be required to sign a waiver upon intake of the accepted piece.


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