ELIGIBILITY: Permanent Ephemera! is an international show/exchange open to all artists working in any printmaking media with a focus on storytelling.
Entrants must be 18 years or older. Submitted artwork must have been completed in the last three years and must be available for the duration of the exhibit or may be donated to the collection.
Any artwork reproduced by photo-mechanical processes (including giclée prints) will not be accepted.
PRINT SIZE: Prints can be any size up to 9 x 13.
IMAGE SUBMISSION: Artists should submit one JPEG of their image and mail three prints of same image to gallery. Artists can submit a maximum of three (3) images (but for extra image you must fil out online application and pay separate fees.).
All images should be saved as JPEGs. Submit JPEGs via e-mail after filling out online application and paying fees.
Submit actual art work any time after filling out online entry and prior to the January 31st deadline.
Work submitted after January 31st, 2013 and before March 15, 2013 may be displayed if space is available.
FEES: There is a non-refundable $18 entry fee ($25 international entry fee). Payment should be made with a credit card online through PayPal or Google Checkout.
Alternatively, you may also pay by check. Your entry will be official when we receive you entry fee. Please make check or money order payable to Four Oceans Press & Gallery and mail to: Four Oceans Press, 5015 Woodminster Lane, Oakland, California, 94602.
SHIPPING: All work should be shipped unframed in a flat protected/padded envelope or rolled in a Round Mailing Tube. If work is to be returned, artist should include self-addressed mailing labels and sufficient postage stamps (NO dated pre-paid return shipping labels, as they have an expiration date and will not be accepted by the USPS after expiration).
All work shipped must be sent in reusable envelopes, crates or cartons.
Artists are responsible for ALL shipping arrangements and shipping costs. The gallery assumes no responsibility for any damages incurred during shipping. Local Artists may drop off artwork at the gallery.
ARTIST AGREEMENT: In submitting artwork to Four Oceans Press, you are giving Four Oceans Press the right to use images of your work for any promotional materials, on our websites, and any other print publications we create - including allowing media outlets to use images of your work in promotional materials promoting Four Oceans Press.
ABOUT US: We are Artists! We want to show our work and help other artists promote their work. You retain all rights to your work. Four Oceans Press is partnering with you to help promote you artwork.
Showcase your work on our website in our permanent Archive.
Link your name back to your website.
This show may include a catalog. By submitting art to this show, you agree to give Four Oceans Press the right to use your work in this catalog and we retain full copyright and royalty- rights for the catalog we publish and fund.
Commissions and other important information or the artist:
The Artist will receive 60% of all sales.
The gallery will retain a 40% commission on all sales. (20% goes to Creative Framing and Gallery, 20% goes to Four Oceans Press.)
All artist proceeds from any sells will be mailed within 30 days of close of show.
All artwork will be insured for the duration of the exhibit.
Sales price is determined by artist; however, the artist may choose to designate artwork as NFS (not for sale). We recommend pricing your work between $50-200. Please make sure you include this information or we will price your print at $50.
Exhibition dates: June 1 - 30, 2013.
You (The Artist) retain all rights to your work.
You agree to give Four Oceans Press the right to use your work in the catalog and we retain full copyright and royalty-rights for the catalog we publish and fund.
Artwork must be available for the duration of the show.
The gallery reserves the right not to exhibit any artwork that differs significantly from the submitted image.
Work that does not comply with the terms of the prospectus will not be included in the exhibition and will be returned at the artist’s expense.
Pick-up date for hand-delivered work: July 4th & 5th, 2011, between 10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Or by arrangement with the gallery.
Shipped work will be returned ASAP using the return shipping label provided by the artist. Artists must arrange and pay for a pre-paid return shipping label. Please note: the United States Post Office does not issue pre-paid return labels, so please use another courier such as FedEx, UPS, or DHL. If you prefer the post office you may include regular stamps or extra funds (cash or check). Be sure to include artist’s name, return address, weight of loaded crate and dimensions clearly written on each box.
QUESTIONS? Please refer to our Web site for detailed information about how to apply to this show or for complete instructions about how to submit an application. For questions about eligibility and other competition requirements, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.