Call For Art > CFA: Portfolio submissions for SERENITY @ UCSF - ongoing CFA
CFA: Portfolio submissions for SERENITY @ UCSF - ongoing CFA
Jul 24, 2014 --
 
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Artists creating positive, uplifting, serene, joyful work are invited to submit a body of work for consideration for participation in an upcoming iteration of the 'Serenity' series at UCSF's Women's Health Center in San Francisco.  
 
 
Sponsored by the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, each part in the series invites Bay Area artists to present a body of work that interprets the idea of ‘serenity’ in order to inspire relaxation, well-being and calm.   
Curator: Matt McKinley
 
Eligibility includes all 2D and wall hung 3D media.  Contact info@mckinleyartsolutions prior to submitting 3D wall hung work to get approval for your installation system.
 
This exhibit is produced by Matt McKinley of McKinley Art Solutions and sponsored by UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health.  This exhibit will be juried by Matt McKinley and representatives from UCSF.  The artists selected will be invited to exhibit 10 - 12 pieces based on their submitted body of work (each artist must submit 10 - 12 pieces).  The majority (80%) of your submissions should be 30"h minimum up to 50" h maximum (no width restrictions).   Each floor does have space for 2 - 3 small works, 12" x 12" minimum < 24" x 24" maximum.
 

About the ‘Serenity’ series at UCSF:

Since 2007, UCSF Center of Excellence and McKinley Art Solutions have presented artists whose work inspires ‘serenity’ in order to facilitate relaxation, well-being and calm.  This quarterly exhibit, curated from a pool of invited and juried participants, is the largest continuous show in the Bay Area focused on promoting the healing capacity of art. The venue, UCSF Women's Health Center, the only nationally designated Center of Excellence in Women's Health in Northern California, is recognized internationally for its expertise in providing comprehensive, specialized care for women's health issues and is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation for gynecological care.
 
The exhibit covers 5 floors of the Women's Health Center: 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, which each artist displaying a complete body of work on their respective floor.  
 
Venue:                  UCSF Women’s Health Center
                               2356 Sutter Street, Floor 3,4,5,6 & 7
                               San Francisco, CA 94115
 
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UPCOMING SERENITY EXHIBIT DATES:
Oct 16, 2013 - Jan 14, 2014
Jan 15 - Apr 15, 2014
Apr 16 - Jul 15, 2014
Jul 16 - Oct 14, 2014
Oct 15, 2014 - Jan 13, 2015
 
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Show Fees:
No submission fee, however artists selected are expected to contribute a participation fee:  $30 – due upon receipt of acceptance notification.
 
 
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Submitting images and show list information and presentation guidelines:
 

If you are e-mailing submissions: 

send your submission information to mas_exhibits@yahoo.com

Write the 'SERENITY portfolio submission' 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
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' Serenity
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
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
 
 
 
 
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Artists receive 60% of sales, 50% of rentals
 
All work is insured while on display.
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Questions about the show?  Email: info@mckinleyartsolutions.com