Call For Art > “Impulse” Bay Area Juried Exhibition & Off-The-Wall Sale - Deadline: January 16, 2014
“Impulse” Bay Area Juried Exhibition & Off-The-Wall Sale  -  Deadline: January 16, 2014
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“Impulse” Bay Area Juried Exhibition & Off-The-Wall Sale  -  Deadline: January 16, 2014

DECRIPTION
Impulse - A spur of the moment, unplanned decision to buy, made just before a purchase

What triggers your impulse to buy something?  Emotions and feelings are triggered by image, color, memory. It is a feeling of “I must have this, I must own this.” Impulse buying disrupts a consumer’s rational decision-making process. 

We are seeking works that hit the sweet spot for consumers.  We are looking for desirable works of art at reasonable price points, small, amazing works that collectors will want to own. We are looking to create art addicts.

Consider it a try-out. Bring us works that we, the jurors will covet. Bring us something that tempts us to curate your works into a future show. Something so cool it will be instantly collected. Something so unique it will linger in people’s minds.

 CATEGORIES ACCEPTED
Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, mixed media, collage, assemblage, ceramics, fiber art, artist book - Original artwork only. No giclee reproductions.

 JURORS
Arc Gallery & Studios partners: Michael Yochum, Priscilla Otani, Stephen C. Wagner, & Matthew Frederick

 EXHIBITION DATES
January 18 – February 1, 2014

Impulse” OPENING RECEPTION
Saturday, January 18th, 7-10PM

Impulse” LAST CHANCE SALE
Saturday, February 1st, 12-2PM

 SUBMISSION PROCESS
Each artist must bring two works of art of the same size, one to exhibit and one to replace it when sold. No work may be over $250 retail. There is no on-line submission. The two works must be submitted and delivered in person on Thursday, January 16th - between 12 noon and 7PM. Works not selected must be picked up on Friday, January 17th - between 11AM and 2PM. While every precaution will be made in the care of submitted work, Arc is unable to insure work during the jurying phase. (This exhibition cannot accept jewelry, video, film, performance art, installation and works requiring an external electrical source.)

 ELIGIBILITY
Artists residing in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California

 ARTWORK MAXIMUM SIZE
2D works: no more than 20 inches high by 20 inches wide including frame / 3D works: no more than 12” x 12” x 12”

 ARTWORK PRESENTATION
Artworks must arrive “ready to hang” and be presented professionally. Wire or sawtooth hangers only. No push pins. No magnets. Framed artwork must use black wood, white wood, or natural wood frame.

 NON-REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEE
Payment of $10 for two entries in cash or check at time of delivery of submissions

 SELECTION OF WORK
The jurors will select works to be on display at the Arc Gallery on 1246 Folsom Street.

 NOTIFICATION TO ARTISTS
All artists will be notified by email on the evening of Thursday, January 16th, no later than 10PM.  If you do not receive an email, please be sure to check your spam folder.  Artists not accepted must pick up their artwork on Friday, January 17th, 11AM-2PM. Artwork not picked up may be discarded.