CALL FOR ENTRIES - Portrait Artists of Arizona
Special Themed Exhibition
“People, Places & Things”
ASU Gammage Fine Art Gallery
call for entries
Deadline for Entries: April 11, 2015
May 21 - June 17, 2015
Viewing of exhibition is by appointment most Mondays
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, or with
ticket to a performance.
shown are members’ artwork from previous shows relevant to theme
If entering more than 3, please attach separate sheet with required information.
Dimensions should be outside framed size.
Entry Fees (up to 3)
@ $5.00 each
Entry #1 Title
Entry #2 Title
Entry #3 Title
I wish to join PAOA and include Membership Dues (effective thru 12/31/15)
1. Complete the Entry Form with signature, including all contact
information you wish to be placed on the title card.
by Midnight online, or must be postmarked by this date for
2. Include Entry Fee of $15 for up to 3 works, $5 for each additional
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Notification of Acceptance
Saturday, May 2, 2015 (on or about)
Art Drop Off
Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 10 am to 12 Noon
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Art Pick Up
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 10 am - 12 Noon
The show is open to all members of PAOA at time of entry submission. All submitted artwork must be a fine art depiction of the
human portrait or figure in an environment (indoor or outdoor) or
with an object(s) or animal(s), to adhere to the theme of the show
“People, Places, and Things”, no nudes (no exceptions). Artwork
shall be two-dimensional and in any medium.
Works must be properly framed. Unframed gallery-wrapped
stretched canvases (stapled on back) and cradled panels with
a minimum depth of 1 1/4” should be painted on all sides. Must
have eyescrews (preferably D-rings). No sawtoothed hangers
allowed. Mats must be neutral in color, clean, and professional
in appearance. All artwork is to be labeled on back with artist
name, title, and price (or NFS). It is the Artists’ responsibility to
charge a consistently fair price for work entered, not exceedingly
overpriced or underpriced. For insurance purposes, work valued
at more than $5,000 must provide a professional appraisal. Works
may not weigh more than 20 lbs, with frame.
3. Submit a JPG for each piece sized to 72 dpi approximately 400-500kb
or 1,000 pixels maximum on longest side. IMPORTANT: Images
must be sized correctly in order to be visible in our system.
Each image must be labeled with the title of piece and your first initial
and last name, e.g.:
Images should be cropped to exclude extraneous backgrounds or
frames and adjusted for color correctness and quality. Jurying is done
from your images. Poor quality photography or improperly prepared
images may result in disqualification. CDs will not be returned. Prints
or slides will not be accepted.
4. You will be notified by E-mail. You must provide a working E-mail
5. Submit entries via ONLINE at www.portraitartistsofarizona.org
If mailing, include entry form, CD, signed “Holds Harmless”, a check
payable to PAOA, and mail to:
P.O. Box 31789
Phoenix, Arizona 85046
6. If you are joining at time of entry, be sure to include $45 for
membership dues good through end of 2015.
Failure to comply with these guidelines may result in disqualification of
Work must be available for exhibition, shall remain on display for
the term of the exhibit. Work must have been completed within
the past four years. Works shown in previous PAOA exhibitions,
2012, 2013, 2014 and the 2015 exhibition at SAS) are eligible for
entry. Works entered into previous shows and not accepted are
not eligible for entry.
ASU Gammage will make all reasonable effort to protect works of art
and provides for insurance of artwork while on the walls (maximum value
$5,000). However, PAOA, or any of its representatives will not be held
liable for any damages, loss, theft, or injury which may occur during any/
all activities. PAOA reserves the right to refuse any/all work.
This is an exhibition not a sale, however, title cards may have
your contact information should someone wish to purchase or
commission a portrait directly from you, not through ASU Gammage.
Signing this release means you approve of the use of your artwork for
PAOA publications and promotional material. Furthermore, the abovementioned parties will not be responsible for damages or loss of submission materials. I hereby agree to these terms.
For questions regarding entry process and exhibition
please contact Sherri Aldawood at 480-600-4178 or
via email to [email protected]