Call For Art > 2012 Visual Art Showcase at SF City Hall - DEADLINE APR 30
2012 Visual Art Showcase at SF City Hall - DEADLINE APR 30
Apr 18, 2012 --

 

Announcing an opportunity to submit your work for consideration to exhibit in City Hall, San Francisco, beginning in May, 2012:
 
2012 VISUAL ARTS SHOWCASE
at SF City Hall
 
Participating members from San Francisco's Board of Supervisors have a history of showcasing local artists in their City Hall offices.  In addition to the exposure to the many daily visitors to each Supervisor's office this outreach opportunity reinforces the importance of visual arts by acting as an ever-present reminder that San Francisco has a vibrant arts community that actively supports and influences the cultural fabric of San Francisco.
 
McKinley Arts Solutions, in conjunction with the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center, has been asked to coordinate the outreach to visual artists living in the city of San Francisco and the San Francisco Bay Area (North, East, and South Bays).  Participating Supervisors include:
 
David Chiu (President of the Board of Supervisors) - District 3
 
John Avalos - District 11 
 
Eric Mar - District 1
 
Jane Kim - District 6
 
Christina Olague – District 5
 
 
All artists within the San Francisco Bay Area are invited to submit their work, however PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO ARTISTS LIVING WITHIN EACH SUPERVISOR'S DISTRICT.
 
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS APRIL 30, 2012
Notification date:  Friday, May 4
 
Show dates:  May 9 – Sept 7, 2012
Reception for the artists:  FRIDAY, MAY 18, 5:30 - 8PM
 
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
 
There are NO SHOW FEES for submitting work or participating in this opportunity.
 
It is recommended that you submit a cohesive body of work for consideration.  Please note, there is LIMITED SPACE for works larger than 48 inches in any direction.  Each artist may submit 1 - 10 pieces for review.  Wall hung 3D work is eligible for consideration, pedestal or free standing works cannot be accommodated at this time.  
 
SAN FRANCISCO ARTISTS: Please indicate your district with your address information
 
If you are e-mailing submissions:
send your submission information to mas_exhibits@yahoo.com
Write the CITY HALL ART in the SUBJECT LINE of your submission email
E-mail must contain
Submission list containing TITLE / YEAR / MEDIUM / (FRAMED) DIMENSIONS / RETAIL PRICE. 
*submissions without pricing information will not be reviewed
Artist's Statement as a Simple Text file, Rich Text file, or Word Document.  Please do not send pdf files.
Artist's Bio or CV as a Simple Text file, Rich Text file, or Word Document.  Please do not send pdf files.
INCLUDE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS AND DIRECT CONTACT PHONE NUMBER
SAN FRANCISCO ARTISTS: Please indicate your district with your address information
Image Files sent as 72 dpi 4"  x 5" (approx 290 x 360 pixels) jpg attachments.  High res images will be requested, if selected.  The name of each image file must be the same as the title of the artwork depicted. Do not send image files embedded in your email.
 
If you are mailing a CD:
mail to McKinley Art Solutions 
Attn:  City Hall Art
731 South Van Ness Ave Ste 1
SF, CA 94110
 
CD must contain
 
Submission list containing TITLE / YEAR / MEDIUM / (FRAMED) DIMENSIONS / RETAIL PRICE
*submissions without pricing information will not be reviewed
Artist's Statement as a Simple Text file, Rich Text file, or Word Document.  Please do not send pdf files.
Artist's Bio or CV as a Simple Text file, Rich Text file, or Word Document.  Please do not send pdf files.
INCLUDE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS AND DIRECT CONTACT PHONE NUMBER
SAN FRANCISCO ARTISTS: Please indicate your district with your address information
Image Files sent as 72 dpi 4"  x 5" (approx 290 x 360 pixels) AND / OR 300 dpi, 4.5" x 6.5" (approx 1350 x 1950 pixels) jpg, tif or gif files labeled with the title of the work and dpi as the title of the image file.  The name of each image file must be the same as the title of the artwork depicted.
Your name and contact info on the CD label
 
COMMISSION / REPRESENTATION:
 
All sales and inquiries will be handled by McKinley Art Solutions. 
Artists commission on sales is 60%.
The option to rent work on display will be offered to clients.  
Rental terms are for 3 months and the commission on rentals is 50 / 50.
 
SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BEFORE 10 PM ON THE SUBMISSION DATE
 
Questions?  info @ mckinleyartsolutions.com