November Group Art Show

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Call For Entry - November 2019

 The Jones Gallery, located in Kansas City Missouri’s Crossroads Arts District, invites you to apply for our November Group Art Show.

 

Art Show Dates

September 30th through November 27th


Entry Fee

$17 for 5 entries


Entry Deadline

Tuesday, October 1st, 11:59 pm


Commission on Sales

75% of 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.

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Entry Fee

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


$17 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 November Group Art Show as we may receive more entries than gallery spaces available.

Selection Process

Artists may apply for the November Group Art Show at CallForEntry.org (CaFE) or the 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.

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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 November Group Art Show.

  

Maximum Size Artwork

48" width x 72" height

 

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

See Display Requirements

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:

Tuesday, October 1st, 11:59 pm


Acceptance Notification:

Saturday,  October 5th


Art Delivery Dates:

Friday, October 25th - (11am to 7pm)

Saturday, October 26th - (11am to 5pm)


Group Art Show Dates:

Wednesday, October 30th through Wednesday, November 27th


Group Art Show Details

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First Friday in the Crossroads Arts Distrist

Local Artists:

If possible, please bring some refreshments and/or appetizers to share with the public. Wine, beer, pop, or water in coolers is acceptable too. The gallery has tables set up along the west wall and provides plates, cups and napkins.


National Artists:

The Crossroads Arts District is packed with happening art galleries in restored warehouses. Hip coffee bars, brewpubs, BBQ joints and retro-styled bars dot the area, along with independent shops selling fashion, and handcrafted jewelry. At monthly First Friday events, art shows and food trucks draw big crowds. 

Sales Commission

75% of sales go to the artist

  

We require that you, the artist, attend the First Friday reception and participate for its entirety, or better part of it. We also require you stay on the floor of your art and that you engage with the public in trying to sell your art during the Show. We are a partnership, gallery and artist, and we need this to help each other make sales. If you are unable for this show to participate in this manner, we ask that you please refrain from signing up, and only do so for future shows when you are able to.


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

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

  

For the Art Show, print a display (no larger than 3.5"x8.5") for each piece of artwork that includes:

  • Your name
  • Artwork title
  • Medium
  • Size
  • Price


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


Delivery Dates & Times:

  • Friday, October 25th - (11:00 am to 7:00 pm)
  • Saturday, October 26th - (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)


Pick-Up Dates & Times:

  • Friday, November 29th - (11:00 am to 7:00 pm)
  • Saturday, November 30th - (11:00 am to 5:00 pm)

National Artwork Shipping and Return

SHIPPING ARTWORK

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


NOTE: FED EX is the preferred shipping method.


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.


Without special arrangements, any work not picked up in 30 days, from last day of show, will be donated to a charity of the Jones Gallery's choice. 

Entry Fee $17

Pay at CallForEntry.org

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 CaFÉ™ is the foremost call for entries submission and online jurying solution by and for artists specifically for the arts and the public art field.


 Set-up a free account and apply for the show at link below.

APPLY AT CAFE

Pay at JonesGalleryKC

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Upon payment, artist will receive an email from jonesgallerykc@gmail.com to submit their art for the jury-in selection process.


NOTE: Email to submit your work will arrive within 48 hours from time of payment.

APPLY AT JONES GALLERY

Questions or Comments

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

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