The Golden Hour
Art Saint Louis, 1223 Pine Street, St. Louis, MO 63103
Event Dates: 2/22/16 - 2/22/16
Entry Deadline: 7/3/17
Days remaining to deadline: 37
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Video - Minimum: 0, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Entry Fee (Non-Member Entry: The Golden Hour): $35.00
Entry Fee (ASL Member Entry: The Golden Hour): $20.00
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The Golden Hour
"The Golden Hour" is a juried visual art exhibition that features artworks about specific times of day where the light is just right: the Golden Hour, as well as dawn and dusk. The Golden Hour is that perfect time of day when the light is just right, typically right after sunrise and before sunset when the color of the light as it reflects on buildings, the sidewalk, and other things is pink, red, yellow, and golden. However, there are other times of the day when that perfect color of light can be captured & depicted in one's artwork. The act of finding that color of light and capturing it, depicting it, is a goal here. We will also consider images of dawn and dusk for this exhibit. This is an all media exhibit: this specific color of light and these times of day can be re-created and interpreted in all artistic forms, media & interpretations, from photography, painting, embroidery, and ceramics to video, metalsmithing, drawing, and any other media in which one creates artwork. All explorations & interpretations of this theme are invited. Artworks in all media, techniques and styles are encouraged. Open to artists 21+ in the St. Louis, MO region.
Open to artists 21 years of age and older living in the St. Louis, Missouri region and surrounding 200-mile radius*.
*ONLY artists from the St. Louis, Missouri region may enter exhibit--if you live further than 200 miles, we appreciate your interest, but you are not eligible. Sorry, but Chicago, IL and Kansas City, MO are further than 200 miles and are not in the St. Louis region.
Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, Director, The Sheldon Art Galleries since 2001. Prior to the Sheldon, Olivia was Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs at The Saint Louis Art Museum (1992-2001). She holds an MFA in Photography & Art History from Columbia College Chicago and a BA in Photography & Art History from West Surrey College of Art & Design, Farnham, Surrey, England. Olivia is a photographic artist and has exhibited her work regionally, nationally and internationally; and Larry Torno, a photographic artist whose works have been exhibited in regional and national exhibitions. Larry earned his Bachelor of Arts from Webster College, Webster Groves, MO. Throughout his career, he worked as a Graphic Designer, Art Director and Creative Director for HOK Architects, Saint Louis Art Museum, and Fleishman-Hillard, Inc.
Awards of Excellence will be selected by the Jurors for this exhibit and include (1) $250 Best of Show Award of Excellence and (4) non-cash Awards of Excellence. All five Award recipients will then be eligible for our “Honor Awards 2018” ten-artist curated exhibit presented at Art Saint Louis, June 16-July 19, 2018. “Honor Awards 2018” Curator: Artist Brian D. Smith, Professor, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO. Brian is represented by Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO.
EXHIBITION SPACE & DATES
Art Saint Louis Gallery, 1223 Pine Street in downtown St. Louis, MO. Exhibition dates: September 16-October 26, 2017. Free reception on Saturday, September 16, 6-8 p.m.
ABOUT ART SAINT LOUIS
Located on the ground floor of the historic and beautifully renovated Park Pacific building at 1223 Pine Street in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, Art Saint Louis is home to one of the most popular and frequently visited exhibition spaces in the entire St. Louis region. Created in 2013 and built upon the organization’s 32-year success in connecting St. Louis regional artists and audiences, the 2,700 square foot space Gallery boasts a year-round series of professionally juried group exhibitions showcasing the best of the region’s contemporary visual art. Highlighting each exhibition, Art Saint Louis opening receptions are a cultural mainstay in downtown St. Louis and are followed throughout the run of each exhibit with extensive viewing hours Monday through Saturday and an average of over 500 visitors per week. Uniquely designed as a gallery/café hybrid, the space is also the one and only café home of Catalyst Coffee Bar, making it a cultural and social destination like no other in the St. Louis region. Find Art Saint Louis on Facebook and view highlights from our previous exhibits in our photo albums.
The deadline to submit works for this exhibit is July 3, 2017 (11:59 MST).
PLEASE NOTE that this is an online entry process. The entry & upload process does require time, depending on your advance preparedness and image sizes, so please allow yourself adequate time when applying for & submitting your work to this exhibit. Advance registration (prior to entry deadline date) and image uploads to a Portfolio are highly recommended.
JURYING & IMAGE REQUIREMENTS
Please make sure that the digital images of your artworks are:
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Submissions that do not comply with rules of entry will not be presented to the Jurors. Artworks selected for exhibition that are not accurately depicted by JPEGs may be removed from exhibit at Artistic Director’s discretion.
SALES & INSURANCE
FRAMING & PRESENTATION for EXHIBITION
MEMBERSHIP IN ART SAINT LOUIS
Membership in Art Saint Louis is open to all and is not required to have your work considered for or juried into this exhibit. However, membership does have its benefits, including discounts on entry fees--the reduced Art Saint Louis member entry fee for this show is $20 and the non-member fee is $35. Benefits of membership include discounts on entry fees to juried exhibits, a weekly e-newsletter, a Membership & Resource Directory, access to a Members Only area of our website, 10% discount on all art purchases in the Gallery, 10 % on all coffee bar purchases, and additional opportunities. To download a Membership brochure and join Art Saint Louis today, visit our website (PayPal accepted).
As a non-profit artists’ organization, Art Saint Louis relies on volunteer support to help present our exhibitions. All exhibiting artists are required to volunteer 4 hours per artwork selected of time to the production of this exhibit; artists may contribute food or goods for the opening reception (value $20/per artwork), help out in the Gallery, or may buy-out volunteer time at $5/hour or $20/per artwork. Volunteer sign-up upon delivery of artworks for exhibit. Cash, contributions or in-kind goods or services are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.
Art Saint Louis reserves the right to photograph all exhibited works for web use and publicity purposes. Art Saint Louis reserves the right to use digital images submitted for jurying for publicity of exhibition including but not limited to email, web use and social media. Accepted artists will be required to send high resolution JPEGs of accepted artworks to Art Saint Louis for exhibition records/paperwork and publicity.
DELIVERY & PICK-UP
Having submitted artworks for jurying & having paid the entry fee, artist (1) accepts all conditions listed in the aforementioned rules of entry/exhibit prospectus; (2) represents, warrants and covenants that artist is not infringing on any proprietary right, copyright, patent right or any other right of any third party, and artist will indemnify Art Saint Louis and its agents, employees, affiliates, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys' fees) incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that the submission, ownership, display, sale or the presentation of your artworks violate any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party. This is legal & binding. Accepted artworks may not be substituted and prices may not be changed once submitted for jurying.
C A L E N D A R
QUESTIONS? Contact Robin Hirsch-Steinhoff, Artistic Director of Art Saint Louis firstname.lastname@example.org or 314/241-4810, 2# (M-F 9a-5p) www.ArtStLouis.org