Featured Artist Call For Entry

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About Specto Solo Shows:

At Specto, we believe that anyone is capable of having their own exhibition in front of an audience of art loving people. We offer solo shows open internationally to any and all creators: hobbyists, amateurs, beginners, professionals, mid career, emerging, it doesn't matter. If you have a body of work of 8-15 pieces that you want people to see, then here is your chance!

- APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON ROLLING BASIS -

Deadline for Next Jurying Round: August 14th

Awards: YOUR work as a featured online exclusive gallery on our upcoming ARTSY profile.

Work Selection:

Applying for a show can be daunting, but we're here to help. We suggest you apply with a body of work of 8-15 pieces. Choose your best work, don't feel like you need to have 15, if you have a solid 8 pieces then that is better than a mixed quality 15. We want to help you gain experience, show your art, and be a part of the art community, both locally and online. If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact us! It can be daunting if you're new to it, and we are here to help. 

Entry Guidelines: 

Each featured artist show consists of 8-15 works, as well as an artist statement about the works provided by the artist (which we can help with if you are unsure about!). Specto will provide promotion for the event through online advertising, social media campaigns, and features on our Artsy profile.

Specto provides:

60 Day Long Artsy Exclusive Exhibition

During the period of this exhibition Specto works to sell and promote YOUR work to Artsy’s millions of art loving visitors and buyers.

Feature Spots in Gallery

Your exhibition will be featured in our gallery as a rotating segment. These segments are shown on our 4K UltraHD TV.

Archiving:

After each show every work is catalogued in our archives here on our site.

Copyright:

Artists will always retain copyright of their works. We will use your work in promotional materials to advertise for shows you're involved in, but only with your permission. Specto will never print, distribute, or sell your work without your consent. We also don't utilize clauses to require you to not show your work again for a certain amount of time or anything tricky like that. Remember, we're artists too, so we will always treat your work how we would want someone to treat ours. 

Sale/Commission:

Specto offers your work for sale on our Artsy sales channel. During the 60 day period of your featured artist show, Specto works for you to sell and promote your artwork. Specto offers printing of artworks for artists working in applicable mediums. For artists working in one of a kind works, painters, mixed media, etc, we will work to sell your original piece.

Upon sale of an original piece or pieces larger than Specto’s printing capabilities, Specto arranges for shipping of artworks directly from artist to buyer.

All sales at Specto will include a 35% commission, which means 35% of the sale price will go to Specto with 65% going to the artist.

Notification of Acceptance:

Artists will be notified 10-14 days after deadline.  

Entry Fees:

Entry fee is $20, this includes up to 15 works, but you must have a minimum of 8.

Media Accepted:

  • Photography

  • Digital Art

  • Graphic Design

  • Scanography

  • Phoneography

  • Painting

  • Drawing

  • Watercolor

  • Mixed Media

  • Sculpture

  • Video Art

  • New things that blow our minds!

File Specifications:

Please format your entry files in the following manner if applying through our website:

  • 3MB or less.

  • Filenames: Lastname_Firstname1.jpg, Lastname_Firstname2.jpg, etc.

Find any of this confusing? It can be a little daunting at first, and we totally understand that. Please don't hesitate to contact us! No question is a dumb question, everyone has to start somewhere! 

 
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