SOCO ARTS LAB
OCTOBER 2019 APPLICATION JURY FOR NEW ARTIST MEMBERS

FEE

A fee of $30.00 must be submitted through Eventbrite. Click here to pay your fee. If the applicant is offered membership, $25 of the application fee will be applied to the first year’s membership fee.


Once you have paid your fee please fill out the application below and email it with your images to: SoCoAL.Founders@gmail.com.


ARTWORK SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Each applicant must submit images of three (3) to five (5) pieces of original, complete 2D or 3D artwork. Images should be high resolution JPEG with maximum quality compression. Resolution should be between 1400-3000 pixels at 300 PPI. The work should represent the media or medium that you plan to work in at the Lab. Please name files: 1_title.jpg, that is, please use the title you have listed below.  Do not include your name or initials.


JURY CRITERIA:

Work must be the Artist’s original concept and be produced by the Artist. Commercial supplies and parts must be only a minor element of the finished piece so that it will show the hand of the Artist. Work must not be made from commercially supplied kits.


Jurors will consider the following when reviewing submissions:

Technical skill
Vision, unique voice, intent
Visual drama
Personal voice
Emotion
Innovation
Consistency
Clean, unobtrusive framing and presentation
Eye-catching
Mastery of medium
Completion
Visual statement
Individuality
Composition
Craftsmanship

Note: This jury process is not a critique. Artists will not receive feedback from the jurors.


SUBMISSION & QUESTIONS

To submit this application, or if you have any questions, please send to SoCoAL.Founders@gmail.com.


APPLICATION

Name: ________________________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________________

City: _________________________________ State/Zip: ___________________________

Cell Phone: __________________________ Email: ______________________________


Artwork:

TITLE AND YEAR CREATED                               MEDIA

1. ________________________________________ _____________________________

2. ________________________________________ _____________________________

3. ________________________________________ _____________________________

4. ________________________________________ _____________________________

5. ________________________________________ _____________________________


Please attach an artist’s statement of approximately 3-4 paragraphs. This statement should be a general introduction to your work including the work's basic ideas and some detail about how these issues or ideas are presented in the work.


On a separate sheet, please answer the following questions:


1. Are you interested in leasing dedicated studio space?


2. Why do you want to be a juried member of the SoCo Arts Lab?


3. Our Mission includes outreach to the community. What skills as an artist will you bring to the Lab to support this mission?

4. What else would you like us to know about you and your art? Your response to this question may include any biographical, educational, professional or other information you would like us to consider.