Call For Artists

 

Nude Tin Can

125 Hatfield Road

St Albans

Hertfordshire

AL1 4JS

01727 569291

Our St Albans Art Gallery is Open for Art Submissions for Art exhibitions Happening in 2019

 

'NUDE OR FULLY CLOTHED 2019'

CALL FOR ARTISTS IS OPEN!!!

DEADLINE: Midnight 10 Dec 2018

Exhibition: 11 - 29 January 2019

Private View Friday 11 Jan 6.30pm - 9pm

 

Drop off: Wed 9 Jan 2019, 12noon - 7pm.

Collection: Wed 30 Jan 2019, 12noon - 7pm

 

We invite submissions from artists of original art of a human figurative nature possibly nude or maybe fully clothed.

Open to all mediums and styles.

Professional standards in presentation will be expected.

All photography must be C-Type/Ink Jet

Digital art must be limited editions and printed to archival standards.

Wall art must be framed.

Unless the artwork is genuinly presented to be unframed such as box canvas.

All wall art must have d-rings and wire.

Sculptures must be provided with appropriate height plinths

Artwork should be no later than 2017

RRP should not exceed £2,000.

EMAIL SUBJECT HEADER: 'Fully Clothed 2019'

 

You MUST include full details of each artwork you are submitting typed on the email.

 

  • Name
  • Title
  • Medium
  • Size (cm)
  • RRP of each piece
  • Website

 

Exhibition cost per artist is £45. Payable only if accepted to exhibit.

 

Please read submission guideline details first before submitting. Due to the number of submissions received incomplete submissions may be declined without justification. Do not use the SUBTINCAN email address for anything other than #callforartists

Scroll down or look right (varies on devices) for the Submission Guidlines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE DO NOT SEND SUBMISSIONS FOR ANY EXHIBITIONS THAT ARE 'NOT YET OPEN'

 

 

'THE 80's EXHIBITION'

CALL FOR ARTISTS IS OPEN!!

DEADLINE: Midnight 10 Jan 2019

Exhibition: 15 Feb - 5 Mar 2019

Private View Friday 15 Feb 6.30pm-9pm

 

Drop Off: Wed 13 Feb 12noon - 7pm

Collection: Wed 6 Mar 12noon - 7pm

 

We invite submissions of original artwork inspired by the 80's.

We expect an amazing and interesting show. Whether you grew up in the eighties, danced in the eighties, played in the 80's or love or hate the 80's, there is a weath of pop culture out there. Your 80's inspired art will make an amazing and nostalgic exhibition here at Nude Tin Can.

Open to all mediums!!!

Professional standards in presentation will be expected.

All photography must be C-Type/Ink Jet/Dark room (photos's must be mounted so no ripples occur)

Digital art must be limited editions and printed to archival standards.

Wall art must be framed. Unless the artwork is genuinly presented to be unframed such as box canvas.

All wall art must have d-rings and wire.

Sculptures must be provided with appropriate height plinths

Artwork should be no later than 2017

RRP should not exceed £2,000.

 

Exhibition cost per artist is £45. Payable only if accepted to exhibit.

EMAIL SUBJECT HEADER: 'The 80s Exhibition'

 

Please read submission guidelines details first before submitting.

Scroll down or look right (varies on devices)

 

 

 

  1. A WEEK: AVAILABLE FOR SOLO/FEATURED BOOKING

Wed 4th April - Tue 9th April 2019

(wed set up day)

 

  1. A WEEK : AVAILABLE FOR SOLO/FEATURED BOOKING

Wed 10th April - Tue 16th April 2019

(wed set up day)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Call for Artists.

Art Exhibitions

for 2019

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Please read before submitting

 

To Submit:

Send a maximum of 6 jpegs (items). No larger than 500kb each please.

 

To the subtincan(a)outlook.com email address:

SUBJECT HEADER:

EG: 'Fully Clothed 2019'

 

Include:

  • Name
  • Title
  • Medium
  • Size (cm)
  • RRP of each piece
  • Website. (Ensure your website is up-to-date)

 

 

The gallery will chose and curate from the selection you have submitted. Depending on size and items selected the number of items may vary per artist.

 

THEMED EXHIBITIONS/£45 PER ARTIST

(To clarify - this is per artist/not per item)

Commission on sales is 25%

Please note, commission is only payable on sales. All art must be available for sale.

 

SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSIONS.

We try to be swift with our decision. Though please allow 7 days before contacting us again - if you're awaiting a response or reply, we are not ignoring you, we may simply be busy over some days. As we also run the gallery Gallery will contact successful applicants by return email and discuss state the chosen items and will offer a slot in that exhibition. If the artists accepts - the gallery will send a PayPal invoice for the Exhibition fee which must be paid immediately. Please ensure the details you send and your website are up-to-date before you submit. Including any bio on your website. Please ensure you are aware of the drop off and collection dates.

Unfortunately we are unable to give feedback to unsuccessful applicants - if you are unsuccessful do not resubmit for the same exhibition with different art.

 

PUBLICITY.

We will add participating artists to the events email list in order to share the publicity and invites to the event (which are mostly online). The gallery includes events within it's print and online material throughout the year. The exhibitions will be held at: Nude Tin Can Gallery, 125 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 4JS. Any additional marketing and costs involved are at the discretion of the gallery.

 

PRIVATE VIEW

Clients love to meet artists at private views, please attend the private views you are exhibiting when possible. Refreshments for group/themed art exhibitions will be provided.

 

HANGING/DISPLAY.

The gallery has an installed hanging system. All wall art is hung from adjustable hooks that can move up and down the wall. All wall art must be fitted with d-rings and picture wire. Nothing is screwed into our walls.

Picture wire must be professionally used - taught with no frayed wires protruding. Ensure wires and our hooks will not stick out at the top once your picture is hanging with its full weight.

 

ART PROTECTION.

All wall art must be supplied in a Silver jiffy bag. Clearly labeled. This helps protect during set up and take down.

 

SIZE RESTRICTIONS.

  • Wall Art/Sculpture Height Max 200cm.
  • Wall Art Width MAX 200cm.
  • Sculpture Width Approx Max 100cm

 

(it does not mean we expect to exhibit artwork of this size, but we can)

 

Items larger than 90cm x 90cm must be delivered by the artists and all packing removed at the time of delivery (accept for a jiffy bag)

 

Electrics must be freshly PAT tested. We cannot exhibit any items with electrics unless they have been PAT tested.

 

PRESENTATION.

All art, frames, sculptures and photography must be professionally presented and gallery ready. Sculptors will need to supply their own plinths if needed. Glass must be clean inside and out.

 

LABELS

Participants must supply his or her own labeling. Simple white card/paper 12pt:

we used double sided tape to stick to the walls eg:

 

Its Not Me, It's You

by Molly Lightly

Oil on canvas

50cm x 30cm

£600

 

 

PRICES

Your RRP must be consistant across all your outlets. We do not expect artists to add additional RRP or have varying studio prices and gallery prices.

 

DELIVERY/COLLECTION

Artists are responsible for the delivery and collection of their art items to and from the gallery on the dates listed. Any artist delivering by courier is fully responsible for arranging his or her own courier to and from the gallery.

 

INSURANCE

Artists are responsible for ensuring they have adequate insurance cover for their own items/artwork for the full duration of their time at the gallery.

 

COMMUNICATION

Please respect our time and allow us to run the exhibition efficiently and quietly. We expect participating artists to act and conduct themselves in a professional manner. We are happy to give feedback in person after an exhibition has ended. We cannot engage in feedback and individual photo requests during an exhibition.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

During an exhibition our priority becomes the gallery and the customers and visitors who walk in. Social media has it's purpose but not everyone uses it, therefore, the balance of posting photos for artists to share and like online is not our obligation during a show. We do however want to entice and welcome visitors to the gallery. Any artwork or photo we post or social media is at the full discretion of the gallery. If you need to contact the gallery for an urgent reason you must telephone the gallery on 01727 569291.

 

CANCELLATION

Please ensure you have checked the dates of drop off and collection etc. and that you are certain you can commit to the exhibition dates with the artwork submitted before you submit. Once the exhibition fee has been paid, due to the time spent in admin and marketing this will be non-refundable. If the gallery cancels an exhibition then a full refund will be given.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

 

---------------------------------------------------

SOLO EXHIBITIONS/FEATURED ARTIST EXHIBITIONS

Due to the limited availability of these one week slots. PLEASE ENSURE your website is up-to-date before applying for a one week slot. These are available to a single artist not a group of artists. All items must be agreed before the exhibition takes place. The dates listed are currently available. £350 per week / 25% commission .

 

 

-----------------------------------------------

PLEASE CHECK CAREFULLY THE DATES YOU HAVE CHOSEN WHEN BOOKING A SOLO SLOT OR ENTERING A CALL, WITH CONSIDERATION OF SETTING UP AND PRIVATE VIEW AND COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT TO AND FROM THE GALLERY.

 

For queries please telephone the gallery on 01727 569291. Telephone is the best way to deal with queries.

 

Our Ethos is to introduce unique contemporary art to our clients while giving artists valuable and exciting opportunities to be part of our gallery. Our prices vary and we aim for affordability as well as some more unique pieces.

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright (c) Nude Tin Can Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Registered England Company 09718791

125 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Herts AL1 4JS

Tel: 01727 569291