Comic Con Juried Art Show Call for Art

IMPORTANT DATES
Entry Deadline: 8 p.m., Monday, August 5, 2019.   Entries will only be accepted online (see submission form below)
Selection notifications: Made by email no later than August 12
Accepted artwork delivery: August 19- 24
Exhibit Dates: August 30 through October 24
Artwork pickup date: October 25

ELIGIBILITY
1) Exhibition is competitive and open to artists of all ages residing in Mesa County, Colorado.

  • Age Groups: 11 and under; 12-18; 19 and up.

2. Two-dimensional fine art, including photography and computer generated work, will be accepted.  Artwork should be appropriate for all ages and follow the spirit of Comic Con, which highlights graphic literature, sequential art, and comics as a literary medium.  Fan art is welcome.
3) Work must be ready for hanging and cannot exceed 36” x 48” or weigh more than 40 lbs. Work must be display-ready with a secure wire hanger and if subject to damage must be under glass or plexiglass.
4) Juror will have final authority to define an acceptable entry.

LIABILITY
Mesa County Libraries assume no responsibility for the preservation or protection of any exhibit accepted for temporary display, or any liability for possible damage or theft of these items while in transit or on the library premises. All works accepted for temporary display are placed at the owner’s risk.

ENTRIES
Artists may submit 2 entries by digital image. An additional image of the submitted work to show detail or an alternative view is allowed. Up to 2 pieces will be accepted per artist.

DEADLINE
Entries will be accepted through Monday, August 5, 2019.

NOTIFICATION
Juror’s notification of accepted works will be made by email no later than August 12.

DELIVERY
Accepted works must be delivered to Central Library between August 19- 24. Artists are responsible for the delivery and pick-up of all works. Work may be picked up on October 25, 2019.

EXHIBITION
All accepted works will be on exhibit at the Central Library August 30 through October 24, 2019. All work must remain for the duration of the exhibit.

SALES
The owner of the work must acknowledge and agree that the Library will not act as an agent for the owner. Artist contact information may be discreetly shown in conjunction with prices.

HONORARIA

Prizes will be awarded in each age group and announced at Comic Con on October 12.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

To apply, please fill out the form below:

  • Please accept my work for consideration in the Comic Con 2019 Art Show. I certify that the entries are my original work. I have read and fully understand the rules of the competition, and agree to allow my artwork to be reproduced for promotional purposes.
  • Art Entries

    You may submit up to 2 entries. One image per entry is required and you may submit an additional image of each submitted work to show detail or an alternative view, if desired. Up to 2 pieces will be accepted per artist.

    Two-dimensional fine art, including photography and computer-generated work will be accepted. Artwork should be appropriate for all ages and follow the spirit of Comic Con which highlights graphic literature, sequential art, and comics as literary medium. Fan art is welcome.
  • Maximum file size 10MB
  • Maximum file size 10MB
  • Maximum file size 10MB
  • Maximum file size 10MB

Please contact Jessica Geddes, Art Librarian, with any questions:  jgeddes@mcpld.org or 970-683-2418