Artists of the Month Selection


Guidelines to Submit to the Artists of the Month Selection   CURRENTLY SELECTING DECEMBER's ARTISTS OF THE MONTH

Artists of Month of July

(left to right):

Kamil Vojnar
Czech Photographer

Igor Scekic
Croatian Digital Designer

Nettie Edwards
Mobile Photographer

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Artists of the Month of August.
Left to right: Garin Horner, USA photographer - Jeanette Serrat, USA photographer - Jürgen Lechner, German photographer - Kathryn Baczeski, USA sculptor and ceramist - Jeremy Senior, New Zealand photographer








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OVERVIEW


Every month Call 4 Artists selects at  least 3 "Artists of the Month" to be featured in our home page and Gallery. All visual arists are eligible -photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, digital design... all 2D and 3D visual artists, worlwide, are invited to participate. Videos are not accepted for the time being but this category it is forecasted for the near future.


Theme is open, and all media (or mixed media) is accepted.

This invitation is not a call to a contest where pieces are judged, then ranked. Rather, it is Call 4 Artists's wish to showcase works done by 2D and 3D visual artists, including photographers, for its Artists Gallery.  We believe that there is no clearer signal of support for artists than feature their work in a permanent collection. And our online gallery, the Artists' Gallery, is a permenent collection exhibited online, for vieweres from all over the world. We look for real art visionaries. The rules and conditions are listed below.  
We look forward to receiving unique images showcasing the creativity of artists in the field of photography, drawing, painting, ceramic, sculpture, digital design, and all other 2D and 3D media, except video.

Current application period: until December 5, 2013
December's Artists of the Month will be selected.

The Entry Process:

  1. Fill up the Application Form: information about the artist and then about the work to be submitted.
  2. Pay the Application Fee using the Paypal Gateway: only for non members; Call 4 Artists' members participate free and skip this step.
  3. Prepare your work acording to Specifications.
  4. Submit your work using the You Send It link.
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 Submissions Guidelines for the Artists of the Month Selection

Eligibility
Application Period
Rules and Conditions
Specifications for Submitting images
The Selection Committee

Prize
Application Fee
How to Apply
Application Form

Payment of the Application Fee

Announcement of selections 
Other points
For Further Information


 Eligibility
Applicants must have +18 years old; applications from photographers and 2D and 3D artists who work in the medium of photography, drawing, painting, watercolor, design, ceramic, sculpture, and mixed media, regardless of gender, nationality or country of residence, or professional or amateur status, are welcome. 

 Application Period
Current period (Artists of the Month of Septmeber) for application via the Website and for receipt of submissions: July 29 - September 2, 2013

 Rules and Conditions
1. Submissions on prints, CDs or other digital recording media will not be accepted. Submissions are only accepted online in the form of jpg files.
2. Previous publication of an image will not be a cause for disqualification.
3. Any theme or technique is acceptable. In the case of photography, the original images or works must, however, be of archival quality both in technique and materials, since the selected works will be part of Atists Gallery, and collectors may want to contact the artists to purchase their work..
4. Each applicant may submit up to 60 images, in 3 portfolios of no less than 6 images and up to 20 images each.
5. An applicant who has submitted work for previous Artists of the Month Selection is welcome to apply again. Previous selection of a work for the Artists of the Month Selection will not be a cause for disqualification.


 Submitting images
1. Images submitted must be a jpg file, with the largest side larger than 800 pixels but no larger than 1200 pixels. Resolution should be 72 dpi, compression quality 7. Profile sRGB or Adobe RGB.
2. Each porfolio must be representative of the artist's work. Each portfolio submitted should ideally include the artists' best work, or the artist's recent work, which may or may not be linked tematically.


 The Selection Committee
Selection will be made by Call 4 Artists staff, directed by its curator David G Hirsch.

 Prize
A minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 artists per month will be selected.
Selected artists' portfolios (up to 2 portfolios) will be included in slides show in Call 4 Artists home page, and for 3 years in the Artists' Gallery (click here to see an example of the gallery fo one of our featured artists), along with the bio and contact and/or representing galleries or agents. This is a value of $US 540. One of the main advantages of being part of the gallery is that the artists' work will be showcased in an art website that is visited by discriminating visual artists, collectors, gallery owners, and curators worldwide. Moreover, artists' portfolios will be alongside recognized fine artists, which will increase the perceived value of the artist's work.
 

 Application Fee (free for C4A members; to apply for a membership please click here.)
The application fee is $US 40 for 1 portfolio; $US 65 for 2 portfolios, and $US 85 for 3 portfolios.
Members do not have to pay application fees.
If you have already filled up the application form, go directly to the payment step.

 How to Apply
1. Applications are made via the Internet by filling up Application Form, and uploading the porfolios using this link: https://dropbox.yousendit.com/C4A
2. Applicants who have problems putting images into a folder, compressing the folder and/or uploading via You Send It's dropbox, please contact gallery@call4artists.com for assistance. Please remember that the deadline for receipt applications is September 2, 2013.
3. To apply, the applicant must do the following:
❶ Fill up the Application Form.
❷ Upload the images via You Send It using C4A's dropbox.
❸ Pay the Application Fees using Paypal, either with Paypal account or with credit or debit card. If you have any trouble in your country using Paypal please email contact@call4artists.com to give you an alternative mean of payment. 


 Application Form

APPLICATION FORM - ARTIST OF THE MONTH SELECTION

August Artists' of the Month Selection

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If you have already done the payment please indicate the Paypal transaction ID code; if you're planning to do the payment later leave this field blank.
If you are a C4A Member, your application fees are free; please indicate here your Member registration Code
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 Payment of the Application Fee
1. Payment is via PayPal. You may use your Paypal acount if you have one or you may pay with debit or credit card. Clik in the "Buy Now" button below to transfer to the PayPal site. There, fill in the required items, and pay the application fee. When you have completed payment, a receipt will be e-mailed to the e-mail address you provided in the information you registered. 
2. If you are unable to pay using PayPal in your country, please email us to contact@call4artists.com.
 

Quantity of Portfolios


 Announcement of selections 
1. Announcemen of the selections will be notified around the 10th of the respective month (e.g. Artists of the Month of October will be notified and posted on October 10th. Any major deviation (+ 2-3 days) from that schedule will be announced on our Website.
2. Applicants whose work is chosen will be notified in writing via email.
3. Applicants whose work haven't been chosen will also be notified of the selection via email.

 Other points
1. While the artists will retain the copyright, Call 4 Artists reserves the right to use images of the selected work in press releases and promotions.  
2. The artists will be responsible for any objections raised by the subject of the work or the owner of that subject.
3. All applications are made in compliance with these rules and regulations.
4. The personal information you have registered here will be protected appropriately in accord with Call 4 Artists's privacy policy. 

 For Further Information please Contact contact@call4artists.com