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Event Name:
CALL FOR ART - Creative Forces: Veteran & Patriotic Art Exhibition


Call for Art

Creative Forces: Veteran & Patriotic Art Exhibition
October/November 2021 Exhibition

Exhibition Run Dates: October 27 - November 17, 2021

Submission Deadline: October 14, 2021

About: The Sonoran Art Leagues annual Veteran Artists & Patriotic Art Show. This exhibition is open to all Arizona Veteran Artists (active or retired) and Sonoran Arts League Members featuring work in patriotic themes. 

All submissions are processed online, to submit scroll to the bottom of this page and click 'Register for this Event'. If you need assistance submitting your artwork to be juried, please contact the Sonoran Arts League office at 480-575-6624.     

Important Dates:
  • Application Deadline: October 14, 2021
  • Jury Date: October 15, 2021
  • Artist Notification Date: October 19, 2021
  • Drop Off Date: October 26, 2021
  • Install Date: October 26, 2021
  • Reception Date: November 5, 2021 4pm-7pm
  • Exhibition Run Dates: October 27 - November 17, 2021
  • Artwork Pickup: November 18, 2021

Accepted Artwork:  This exhibit is open to all three-dimensional art of all genres.

Call Fees:
  • $30 with 2 volunteer hours* for up to 5 pieces of work submitted (10 pieces for jewelers).
  • $80 with no volunteer hours for up to 5 pieces of work submitted (10 pieces for jewelers).
 *Volunteer hours must be completed in the 2021 calendar year with the Sonoran Arts League or be bought out at a rate of $25/hour.

Juror: David Bradley, professor of Art at Paradise Valley Community College since 2004; Department Head of Ceramics responsible for instructional design, course development, schedule development, supervision of adjunct faculty in ceramics. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from La. Tech University; Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics from University of North Texas. He is the recipient of many national and local awards in recognition for his teaching including the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development recognition 2017 & 2018. He has served on the board of several arts organizations including Arizona Clay Association (president) eye lounge (president) and is currently the Director of Community Outreach and Veterans Arts Programs at Arizona Artists Guild. Along with Dr. Caron Sada he received a Horizon Grant from Maricopa Community Colleges for a collaboration between psychology and Art. Bradley is a member in good standing in the National Council on Education in Ceramic Arts, College Art Association.

Commission: The Sonoran Arts League retains a 25% commission on all exhibition sales.

Sales: The Sonoran Arts League will make payment of the sale price less the commission (25%) of all sold artwork directly to the artist. If work is purchased by credit card, credit card processing fees will be deducted from the payment to the artist. Checks will be available 10 days following the close of the show.
With the sale of work, the artist is encouraged to bring in new artwork as approved by the League office as replacement for the sold piece.

Display Requirements: Art must be in gallery ready condition and each piece must be well labeled.
  • Pieces with saw-tooth hangers will not accepted.
  • No filament fishing line is acceptable, all mounting systems must be strong enough to support the weight of the artwork.
  • For wall-mounted sculpture, if you require a system other than a standard picture hanger, the artist must provide the hanging system and must either mount the piece and/or supervise the hanging process.  
Selected Works: Artists selected for an exhibition will be given sufficient time to prepare their work and make drop off/delivery arrangements prior to the exhibit date. There is no maximum or minimum number of artists.
All work must be original, unsold work, & the artist must own the sole copyright to art.
Once your artwork is accepted there will be no substitutions and your work must remain in the Center for the Arts through the end of the show or until it sells. 

Event Date:
9/16/2021 - 10/14/2021

Sonoran Arts League Center for the Arts

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9/16/2021 - 10/14/2021