“Scratch & Sniff: a synesthetic art show experience”
Scratch & Sniff National Call to Artists
Prospectus: “Scratch & Sniff: a synesthetic art show experience”
Description: Ever smell a color? Synesthesia is a perceptual phenomenon in which stimulation or one sensory cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway. This show hearkens each viewer to experience Synesthesia by presenting art that combines two or more senses to be experienced simultaneously.
Call to artist: Join us in a celebration of synesthesia at the 317 Art Collective. Artists are asked to present two or more pieces meant to be experienced together. For instance a painting paired with a smell, or a sculpture that also can be heard. If you are presenting a smell, must be submitted in a seal-able jar or container so it can be closed. Submissions should include any photos and a detailed description of any additional materials that may be un-photographable ie: “I will present the smell of tobacco and wet squirrel in an oil form in a re-sealable jar to accompany the attached painting of smoking squirrel.”
Eligibility: This show is open to all US residents. All mediums and sizes are acceptable as long as the work adheres to the guidelines in the above prospectus. All artwork must be original and entirely conceived and created by the artist. The artist is responsible for adhering to any copyright laws that may pertain to the artwork.
How to Submit: There are 3 steps for submitting: Fill out the Artist SubmissionForm online. Attach high quality jpegs of your work to be considered, to the email. Submit the Jury fee by PayPal, Cash App, check or cash.
Both the submission for AND jury fee must be received by May 24th to be considered for this exhibit. Incomplete submission forms or forms without the jury fee will not be considered. You may submit up to 3 pieces for the jury fee of $30. Additional pieces may be submitted for an additional fee of $5 each.
Jury fees may be paid via Cash App @ $artcollective317, PayPal.me/317artcollective , checks made out to 317 Art Collective, or cash.
Jpegs should be high quality, at least 200dpi and no larger than 8x10”. Please attach file directly to the email and do not attach links to Google drive, etc.
Please do not submit an entry form if you cannot follow through. Do not double-book your work, commit to other conflicting exhibitions or sell it prior to the exhibit.
Shipping: Artist’s shipping work to the gallery for the exhibit are responsible for covering the costs of shipping to the gallery, return shipping, and any applicable insurance. Artwork must be shipped in a reusable container/packaging with return shipping pre-paid. Any work that is damaged during shipping or not hang ready per our specifications will not be included in the show. Work that arrives with postage due or without a return label paid postage will not be returned. Work not claimed within 30 days from the end of the exhibit will become property of 317 Art Collective.
Liability: 317 Art Collective Gallery is not liable for any loss, theft or damage to the artwork before, during, or after the show. Insurance coverage for Artist’s property is the responsibility of the artist.
Sales: 317 Art Collective will handle all sales from the exhibit. Commission is 30%. Artists will be paid by check at the close of the exhibit.
Art Presentation: 2D : All 2D work must either be in a frame or if on unframed canvas must be painting on all sides. All work MUST be wired on the back. No saw tooth or D-ring hangers. Work not properly wired and prepared will not be included. If there are special hanging requirements, please include them with your submission and we will do our best to accommodate. Work not greatly differing from the picture submitted will not included.
3D: 317 Art Collective Gallery has a limited amount of pedestals. If you require a pedestal. Please request one with your submission along with size requirements.
.EXHIBITION TIMELINE: May 24- Final submission deadline June 14- Notification of acceptance June 24-28- Delivery dates for work from 10-2pm July 12- Opening Night of Exhibit July 26- Closing night of Exhibit July 27,28,29- Art pick-up. 12-2pm