Deadline Extended: August 1st, 2015
The Brayer specializes in contemporary art by emerging and md-career artists. This Call For Proposals is for shows from now until the end of 2015. Solo shows, small group shows, and installations are welcome. Please specify in your proposal if there is sound, video, performance or special equipment handling elements. These elements are not required, but the information allows us to curate more enjoyable and cohesive exhibitions for our collectors and general visitors.
Eligibility: Artist must be 18 years or older and be working in the US. Artists of all mediums and genres are welcome to apply. Submitted entries must not have been completed earlier than 2009.
Location: The Brayer is located in a newly renovated 2,000 square foot gallery space situated north of Los Angeles, in the city of Ventura. The building measures 60’ long and 30’ wide, features open-beam ceilings, two skylights, six movable walls, and a continuous 60ft wall.
Specifications: All work must be original, unsold work, and the artist must own the sole copyright to art. Frames, mats and wiring must be professional quality and in good condition. No saw- tooth hangers. Wiring must be in good condition and substantial enough for the weight of the artwork. Two-dimensional works on paper must be framed and under Plexiglas. The Brayer reserves the right to refuse entries that are not properly presented, or are not representative of what was submitted. Refused entries are not eligible for refunds. All accepted work must remain at the gallery for the duration of the exhibit.
Size restrictions: Hanging works may not exceed 45 pounds. No exceptions.
Sculptures are limited to 48” height x 20” depth and may not exceed 50 lbs. including base (unless artist hand delivers piece and can dis-assemble and re-assemble artwork inside gallery).
Art installations that require additional hired installers will be billed a $250 charge.
Sales: All work must be available for sale. There is a 20% commission to the gallery on sales during the exhibition and 30 days subsequent to the close of the exhibition. No work may be removed from the gallery until the close of the exhibition.
Accepted Work: Accepted artists will receive instructions for shipping and hand delivery. There is a $60 handling charge for shipped artwork. Shipping costs and insurance are the responsibility of the artist. A pre-paid return shipping label or air bill is mandatory. Please use reusable shipping containers and packaging materials only. No large wood crates or styrofoam peanuts.
Entry Fee (Call for Proposals): $25.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $5.00
For more detailed information and link to entry via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2335&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
Website link: http://thebrayer.com/index.php/submissions/