“le cirque” call for entries

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Le Cirque
call for entries
open to 2d Artists, 3d artists, performance artists, and musicians
Group Art Show
September 20, 2014 – October 23, 2014
A Group art show inspired by the circus days of yesteryear. Artists are invited to interpret this theme in their own medium and style. taking inspiration from vintage circus art, Carnivales and freak shows. Look to Movies and novels (“water for Elephants”, the Cirque du freak series, “The night circus”, “Carter beats the devil”, “geek love”, “the circus in winter” also look to Television shows like HBO’s Carnivale, which is still available on demand, and the upcoming 4th season of american horror story entitled “freak Show”.
As usual this will be a family friendly show…however given the theme…boundaries can and should be pushed. please avoid gratuitous nudity, violence or sexual content.
the exhibit will take place at drips…(art gallery-coffee shop-meeting room) 1010 south main street, council bluffs iowa 51503.
For the opening night of this show, we will feature performance artists, and musicians as well as 2d and 3d artists. there will also be opportunities for art demos during opening night.
theme le cirque
show dates September 20, 2014 – October 23, 2014
deadline September 16, 2014 artwork can be dropped off at drips between 9am
and 6pm. please contact tearee caswell or cheryl harman if other
arrangements need to be made
opening reception Saturday September 20, 2014 6pm
entry fee $25 for up to two pieces, $5 for each additional piece
commission a 20% commission will be taken by drips for all sales
sales/payment artists will be responsible for all fees for credit card transactions.
artists who sell artwork at this show can expect payment, minus
commission within 14 business days of the show closing.
contact tearee caswell teareeclaire at gmail dot com
cheryl harman charman08 at gmail dotcom
rsvp is required for this show
*all artists and all media are eligible for this show
*all artwork must be ready to hang…this means canvases deep enough to hand from nails or wired frames. frames and shallow canvas must be wired!
*artists must sign and fill out the contract in order to be included in the show
*artists must pay the entry fee before artwork will be hung
* the shows producers, as well as drips, reserve the right to refuse any artwork that does not reflect the values and standards of the show, it’s producers or that of the venue.

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