Call For Art > Altered Barbie 2009: Cougars Rule! - deadline to submit FRI AUG 7
Altered Barbie 2009: Cougars Rule! - deadline to submit FRI AUG 7
San Francisco, CA -- Jul 14, 2009 --

Presenting:  Altered Barbie 2009:  Cougars Rule!

Celebrating Barbie's 50th anniversary, submissions for this year's show "should interpret, comment on, or criticize what Barbie or Ken mean to you", states Curator and Exhibit Organizer, Julie Andersen.  "We are looking for [work in] all mediums!"  Guest Juror for this year's show is Matt McKinley of McKinley Art Solutions.

Host:  Chatterbox Gallery

Show Dates:  SEPT 10 - OCT 4, 2009

Artist's Reception: SEPT 17  (the Artist's Reception will be held simultaneously as part of Barbie's Birthday Ball!)


Submission Deadline:  AUG 7 (deadline for promo inclusion:  JUL 27)

Notification Date: AUG 14

Categories include:  3 Dimensional Barbies / Mixed Meda / Photographs / Painting / Performance Art / Printmaking / Film & Video / Spoken Word / Fashion / Quilts / New Media

*** works not including an 'altered' Barbie or Ken will not be included ***

submission procedures for 'Altered Barbie': 

6 pieces per artist may be submitted (and 10 pieces for the website)

>  Submission deadline is Aug 7 (July 27 for consideration in press package)

>  Your submission fee is payable by check only

made out to:  Julie Andersen  
sent to: Chatterbox c/o Altered Barbie '09  404 Summit Dr., Corte Madera, Ca. 94925

$45 for one year on the website and entry into the exhibition
$40 for one year on the website and NO entry into the exhibition


>  Send your submissions to:

Write the YOUR NAME and 'Altered Barbie '09' in the 'SUBJECT LINE' of your submission email

E-mail must contain

  • Submission list containing TITLE / YEAR / MEDIUM / (FRAMED) DIMENSIONS / RETAIL PRICE for each piece. 
  • all work must be for sale; no NFS items will be considered
  • Artist's Statement in a Word Document.  Please do not send pdf files.
  • Artist's Bio or CV in a Word Document.  Please do not send pdf files.
  • Image Files sent as 72 dpi 4"  x 5" (approx 290 x 360 pixels) jpg attachments are acceptable for juror review only.  High res images should be 300 dpi, 4" x 5" (approx. 1200 x 1600 pixels) jpg or tiff files.  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.

Alternately, you can send one labeled CD with the above information ONLY to:  

McKinley Art Solutions 
c/o Altered Barbie '09
731 South Van Ness Ave Ste 1
SF, CA 94110

*please do not inclose your submission fee payment with your CD - send it to Julie Andersen as listed previously.

>  Other submission information, including accepted mediums, show categories, notification date, publicity, and insurance can be found on the website: