WAG Upcoming Exhibitions

Visual Elements 62: Annual Juried Exhibition Call to Artists

Visual Elements 62: Annual Juried Exhibition Call to Artists

Visual Elements: Annual Juried Exhibition celebrates the breadth and diversity of talent that resides in Oxford County.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Woodstock Art Gallery will be presenting Visual Elements 62 online, as a virtual exhibition.

Artist submissions will be accepted through an online registration form.

Please read the Terms of Entry and File Requirements for Submissions below for details.

If you have any questions, send an email to waginfo@cityofwoodstock.ca.

Visual Elements 62 Registration Form

Key Dates

  • Submission Deadline: June 30, 2020 @ noon

  • Notification of Acceptance: July 10, 2020

  • Virtual Exhibition Launching: July 15, 2020

Terms of Entry

  • Open to all Southern Ontario artists working in any medium. All submitting artists must be current members of the Woodstock Art Gallery. To purchase or renew your membership, please complete the online Membership Purchase form.
  • Maximum of two works per artist.
  • $10 entry fee per artwork. Payment must be made by credit card through the online registration form.
  • All artwork and artist statements will be submitted through the online registration form. Email entries will not be accepted. Please see below for File Requirements for Submissions.
  • The WAG reserves the right to refuse any artworks due to questions of copyright, ownership and/or authorship.
  • All works must have been completed within the last 18 months, are wholly original and have been created by the submitting artist.
  • Artworks previously displayed at the WAG (in the Gift Shop, Art Rental Program or other Community Exhibitions) are ineligible.
  • Please be as specific as possible when listing the medium of the entry.
  • The jury’s decision is final. No entry may be withdrawn after the virtual exhibition is launched on July 15, 2020. The exhibition will remain on the WAG’s website indefinitely.
  • Artists whose work is selected will be notified by July 10, 2020.
  • Artists will receive a stipend of $50 for each work exhibited. Payments will be issued after July 15, 2020 and may take 4-6 weeks to process. Payments are issued by the City of Woodstock via cheque or direct deposit.
  • Works will not be available for purchase through the virtual exhibition. If the WAG receives an inquiry from a prospective buyer, the information will be forwarded to the artist. The WAG will not collect commission on any sales that may have resulted from the exhibition.
  • By entering the exhibition, artists grant the WAG the right to use images of artwork(s) for the virtual exhibition, publicity, advertising, educational reference, and social media.
  • Registration forms and artwork must be submitted online by June 28, 2020 at midnight to be considered for the exhibition. No late entries will be accepted. No email entries will be accepted.

File Requirements for Submissions

  • Images should be well lit, clear and as high quality as possible. If your artwork is accepted by the jury, the images submitted during registration will be used in the virtual exhibition. Images deemed low quality will not be accepted.
  • Each entry may be represented by up to 3 different views, for a total number of 6 files per artist. We recommend multiple views be submitted for 3D works.
  • For each artwork submitted, please provide a 100 word artist statement. The WAG reserves the right to edit these statements for length or clarity.
  • Files must be labelled: “Artist’s Last Name_Title of Work” (ex. Smith_MyArtwork). Add a number to the file name if you are submitting multiple images (ex. Smith_MyArtwork_1).
  • Images should be submitted as JPG, JPEG or PNG files only. Artist statements should be submitted as DOC or DOCX files only. The registration form will not accept PDF files.
  • File resolution must be no larger than 300dpi to a maximum of 1 MB.
  • No email submissions – registration form uploads only.

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