Cultural heritage has always served as a source of pride and identification for humans. Artists have been making work dealing with their background and ethnicity since the inception of art. Melting Pot will focus on artists whose heritage serves as a source of inspiration and celebration within their artworks.
In order to be considered for the exhibit, you must submit the following:
1. Entry Form (Download Prospectus Here)
2. Entry Fee
3. Digital Images
4. Artist Statement
Eligibility: This juried exhibition is open to national and international artists (professional, emerging, and student).
Media/Genre: Open to works of all genres and media.
Delivery & Return of Work: All work accepted for the exhibition must arrive ready to install. Work that is not ready to hang or that does not exhibit good craftsmanship may be omitted from the exhibit. Work that differs significantly from its entry image may be disqualified. Work can be hand delivered or shipped. Hand delivered work must be picked up from the gallery by the date specified (see Deadlines). Desotorow Gallery is not responsible for work left beyond the date specified. Shipped work must be sent in a reusable container with return shipping prepaid. Work should be securely packaged, clearly labeled, and sent with a return shipping label. Work will be returned in the same manner as delivered, or via UPS/USPS. Accepted work will remain on display for the duration of the exhibition.
Entry Fee: You may submit up to three pieces for a non-refundable entry fee of $20. The entry fee may be paid online or with cash, check, or money order (checks and money orders should be made payable to DESOTOROW GALLERY).
Sale of Work: Desotorow Gallery, Inc. will not take commission on the sale of artwork. Payment will be made directly to artists.
Images: Desotorow only accepts digital images for consideration. Images must meet the following specifications:
File Names: Artist’s last name followed by the entry number (i.e. Smith01.jpg, Smith02.jpg)
File Size: Images must be saved in a HIGH QUALITY JPEG format at 72 DPI and no smaller than 1000 pixels in any direction.
April 7: Submissions Due by 5pm EST
April 10: Notifications Emailed
April 25: Accepted Work Due to the Gallery
April 28: Opening Reception
May 5: Exhibition Closes
May 12: Return of Work Begins (Pick-up/Ship)
May 26: Deadline for the Pick-Up of Work
To Submit via Mail: Please send all materials to:Desotorow Gallery, Inc. Melting Pot
2427 De Soto Avenue Savannah, GA 31401
Submit images using a CD/DVD and clearly label it with your full name and contact information. CD/DVDs will not be returned.
To Submit via Email: Email all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your full name in the subject along with “Melting Pot”.
Marketing: Desotorow Gallery reserves the right to use images of accepted works for promotional purposes. The gallery may request hi-res images of accepted work upon notification.
Liability: Desotorow Gallery will take the utmost care with your work. Insurance will not be provided for any artwork while on Desotorow Gallery, Inc.’s premises. Desotorow Gallery, Inc. bears no responsibility and is not liable for damage to, theft of, or change in the condition of artwork while on the gallery premises or as a result of participation with the gallery. The gallery is not responsible for any damage occurred during shipping.
By submitting your payment online, you consent to all the conditions specified in the above guidelines. Incomplete submissions or submissions that do not comply with the above guidelines will not be considered.