June Call For Artists

Group Art Show – June 2020

The Jones Gallery invites you to apply for our June Group Art Show.

Art Show Dates

Wednesday, June 3rd – Thursday, June 25th

Entry Fee

$30 for 5 entries

Entry Deadline

Friday, May 1st, 11:59 pm

Commission on Sales

75% of proceeds from sales go to the artist

Rules for Participation

Eligibility

This is a national art show open to artists and photographers 18 years of age or older.  All artwork must be for sale and the original creation of the submitting artist or photographer.

No reproductions of original paintings or drawings are allowed.

NOTE: Previous acceptance into one of our Art Shows DOES NOT constitute acceptance into future shows.

Entry Fee

A non-refundable entry fee is required before being entered into the jury selection process.

$30 for 5 Entries

Artists wanting to enter the jury selection process may submit up to 5 images to be reviewed.

NOTE: Payment DOES NOT guarantee acceptance into the Group Art Show as we may receive more entries than gallery spaces available.

Selection Process

Artists may apply for the Group Art Show at two locations online.

  • CallForEntry.org (CaFE)
  • Jones Gallery website

NOTE: Based on the size of your original art submitted, gallery will choose a maximum of (3) originals to display for the show you have selected.

Art Display Options

Art or photography displayed at the gallery in the past year will not be accepted.

Gallery may select up to a maximum of 3 originals to exhibit during the Group Art Show.

Maximum Size Artwork

48″ width x 72″ height

NOTE: Art MUST be wired on the back ready to hang.

Submitting Images of Art

All images need to be in the JPEG format and can not exceed 5MB.

Images MUST show the entire original artwork but DO NOT need to be cropped to remove the frame or background.

Although we’re not here to judge the photography of your artwork and Photoshop cropping skills, it is recommended you spend some time to provide a quality photograph of your art when submitting.

Important Dates

Payment Deadline:

Friday, May 1st, 11:59 pm

Acceptance Notification:

Thursday,  May 7th

Art Delivery Dates:

Friday, May 29th – (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Saturday, May 30th – (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Group Art Show Dates:

Wednesday, May 29th through Thursday, June 28th

Group Art Show Details

First Friday in the Crossroads Arts District

Local Artists:

If possible, please bring some refreshments and/or appetizers to share with the public at the First Friday’s artist’s reception.

National Artists:

Jones Gallery is in a 100 year old historically registered warehouse building, having 9000 sq. ft. of display space with original exposed brick and plaster walls. Located in the Kansas City Crossroads Arts District. A Nationally recognized area of new and restored buildings housing art galleries, studios, theatre, live music, along with acclaimed restaurants. In business 10 years.

Artist Participation

We request that only local artists be present during the First Friday’s artist’s reception. If you are unable to do so we understand but try your best to be present.

NOTE: 75% of sales go to the artist.

Art purchased through the gallery may be taken by the patron at the time of payment.

Artists are notified by email of the sale and should have art ready to replace the sold piece at their earliest convenience. Out of state artists are not required to replace any sold art.

Local Artwork Delivery and Pick-Up

Artists must make up two tags for each piece, one to put on the back of the artwork and one to put up on the wall.

Both tags need to be no larger than 3.5″ x 5″ and labeled with the following:

  • Artist’s Name
  • Title
  • Medium
  • Price
  • City
  • State

NOTE: Art MUST be wired on the back ready to hang.

Delivery Dates & Times:

  • Friday, May 29th – (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)
  • Saturday, May 30th – (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Pick-Up Dates & Times:

  • Friday, June 26th – (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)
  • Saturday, June 27th – (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)

National Artwork Shipping and Return

SHIPPING ARTWORK

Artist shipping in their work may do it anytime after being selected up to the Saturday, May 30th due date.

Artists are responsible for round-trip shipping and insurance (during shipping) of artworks.

NOTE: ALL SHIPPED ARTWORK MUST INCLUDE A RETURN SHIPPING LABEL

NOTE: FedEx is the gallery preferred courier although UPS and USPS will be accepted, all with included return labels.

We do not accept any wooden crates or boxes that can not be reused to return back the artwork. Artwork must be shipped in strong, reusable cartons or crates with no free-floating Styrofoam or popcorn packing. Packing material must be reusable for return shipping.

All art must be labeled on the back with artist’s name, title, media, price, and best way to be contacted.

NOTE: Any artwork not wired and ready for installation WILL NOT be accepted.

RETURNING ARTWORK

Unsold artwork will be returned by the Jones Gallery to the artist within two weeks following the closing date of the exhibition in accordance with prepaid labels.

Jones Gallery will not accept postage stamps, credit card numbers, or shipping accounts for return of artwork, nor will Jones Gallery staff take artwork to the post office or anywhere else to be weighed, measured, or pay for shipping.

Jones Gallery is not responsible for return of any artwork if shipping label is not prepaid.

Insurance and Liability

The Jones Gallery will exercise extreme care in handling all artwork, but will not assume any liability for loss or damage while on display in the Jones Gallery or during shipping. It is the artist’s responsibility to independently insure their own work.

Artists accepted to the show give the Jones Gallery permission to use their submitted images or photographed images of their work on display in the gallery for promotional purposes.

Artists not delivering their art in the required time frame, without contacting the gallery, will be disqualified from this show with no refund.

NOTE:  Art work not picked up within 30 days from the shows closing will be donated to charity. It is not the responsibility of the Jones Gallery to contact the artist to come pick up their work.

Questions or Comments

If you have any questions about the Call-For-Artists process or the First Friday Art Shows drop us a line!