13th Annual Día de los Muertos and Monster Art

Call for Artists -Bring Out Your Dead

Exhibition Title: 13th Annual Día de los Muertos
Exhibit Dates: October 20, 2022 to November 13, 2022
Artist Opening Reception in Gallery: 3rd Thurs October 20, 2022,6pm -10pm
Dead Man's Street Party: 3rd Thurs October 20, 2022, 6-11 pm

Subject Matter: CityArts is accepting all NEW art featuring Día de los Muertos and Monster Art

Examples for Dia include, but are not limited to Sugar Skulls, ofrendas, marigolds, traditional Mexican storylines, etc.

Examples for monster art: Anything scary - special area dedicated to art the showcase the Deadman theme i.e.. zombies, ghouls, monsters, vampires, ghosts.

Special area also dedicated to Freak Show art. Submissions Follow this link:https://downtownartsdistrict.wufoo.com/forms/w1vqwokf1ppwuyv/

Due to the volume of the art for this show, we will not have a dedicated area for individual prints to be sold. If you would like to sell prints or other art at the street party, you can apply at this link. https://downtownartsdistrict.wufoo.com/forms/13th-annual-ddlm-monster-event-vendor/

All art must clearly fit the theme of the show. Art that does not clearly fit the theme without artist explanation will not be accepted.

All art pieces must be for sale. All art must be ready to hang. Ex: Include wires, hooks, or D-rings attached to the back of each piece. ***YOU MUST PROVIDE PICTURES OF THE FRONT AND BACK OF YOUR FINISHED PIECE/S IN THE APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS NOT PROVIDING THIS INFORMATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED**

Mediums Accepted: All visual art mediums accepted. This includes large canvases and sculptures. Drip art or acrylic swirl art will not be accepted into this show. There are no size restrictions for submissions.

Online Submissions: You can submit your finished pieces for online jury process until Friday, October 14, 2022 at 6:00 PM. You will be notified of acceptance via email and a link for payment will be sent along with email acceptance. Your pieces will not be considered part of the show until payment is received. Once accepted, you will drop off your art at CityArts on October 16-17.
Art will not be allowed to be dropped off before these dates. Walk up submissions will be welcome on drop off dates, but CityArts prefers online submissions.

Cost: $10 non-refundable submission fee per piece. There are no restrictions for maximum number of pieces submitted by artists. If you would like to submit 8 pieces and they are all accepted by the jury, then you will be asked to pay $80.

Your listing price should include a 30% markup to accommodate the commission for CityArts.

Show Policies

Entry Procedure:

1. All submissions MUST be labeled on the back of each piece with the following information: Artist’s Name, and Title.
2. Art work acceptance is subject to being juried at the time of drop off. Art work not accepted cannot be left behind. Submission fees are due only for accepted works.

Show Policies – by submitting your work you agree to the following:
1. All works submitted must be original works created by the Artist, and the Artist must control all necessary rights of use and reproduction. If any third party disputes the Artist’s claims of ownership, originality, or copyrights, CA will not mediate the dispute or become involved. The work at issue will be removed and returned to the Artist. No refund will be provided.
2. Art work must be framed or ready for hanging or display.
3. It is recommended and requested that the Artist attend the Third Thursday opening, and that the Artist promote the Thrid Thursday opening reception to your network, using the event reservation protocols that are being used by CityArts..
4. All sales will be reconciled within 30 days of the show closing. Artist should include legal name on submission if different from working name.
5. After-show closing, all work must be picked up on the day(s) indicated for pickup. CityArts is not responsible for damage during storage to any work not picked up after posted pick up date. Any art not picked up within 14 days of the show closure will become the property of CityArts.
6. CityArts will make every effort to carefully handle and protect work, however, CityArts cannot be held liable for damage to work that you submit, or for any personal injury you may sustain while participating at CityArts shows. You agree to bear all risk of loss and damage.
7. Neither CityArts nor the Downtown Arts District, Inc. is liable for theft of any work displayed within the premises. CityArts and DAD makes reasonable efforts to maintain a secure premise for our Artists and their works, but the Artist must accept all risks of loss due to theft..
8. Neither CityArts nor the Downtown Arts District insures any art work displayed. Artists are welcome to provide their own insurance.