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Call for Artists: Pure Enjoyment

June 30, 2023 @ 8:00 am - August 25, 2023 @ 11:30 pm CDT

Virtual: October 1-30, 2023 In-person: October 6-26, 2023

September 28 & 29 in person or arrange to have it shipped to the Springfield Regional Arts Council by September 29.

The Springfield Regional Arts Council and show sponsor Brewer Science are proud to host “Pure Enjoyment,” an art exhibit celebrating the freedom, beauty, & harmony of the natural world!

Brewer Science and the Springfield Regional Arts Council value diversity and believe that we are more than the sum of our parts, united in our commitment to giving back to the world. Submit your artwork to us and be part of Brewer Science's commitment to excellence and leadership.

Sponsored by Brewer Science, “Pure Enjoyment” is a virtual and in-person exhibition. The virtual show is an open call and will feature all work submitted. Artists will also be considered for the in-person portion which will feature pieces juried in from the virtual show unless they opt out (artists must specify in the artwork description if they would like to only have their pieces in the virtual show).

Instructions and Requirements:
•Entries can be submitted until August 25th at midnight at the following web
location: https://www.entrythingy.com/d=brewerscience.com?start=list
•“Pure Enjoyment” art show is open to artists of every age
•We are excited to announce that starting this year, all mediums of art are encouraged to be submitted!
•Artists can submit up to 3 pieces of original artwork
•Images need to be clear, in focus, and oriented correctly
•Entries can be for sale but is not required for participation. Please include the 25% SRAC commission fee in the sale price when entering art for the virtual and in-person show.
Email claire@springfieldarts.org if you have questions regarding the SRAC commission. •Entries need to be in jpg, Png, or gif format.
•Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant
•There is no size limit for submitted artwork
•Only the artwork should show in the photo
•Artists should have all the rights for publishing their artworks both domestically and internationally.
•Entries must not be copies or derivatives based in any way on other copyrighted or published paintings, photographs, or other artistic work.

When planning to submit for consideration to the in-person portion, please keep in mind:
•All hanging pieces must be wired and ready to hang. No saw-tooth hangers will be accepted. •Artwork cannot weigh more than 50 lbs.
•All work should be signed and labeled with the title of the work and the artist's name on the back of the piece for identification purposes.
•All work should be signed and labeled with the title of the work and the artist's name on the back of the piece for identification purposes.
•The gallery is located at 411 N. Sherman Pkwy, Springfield, MO, 65802. If accepted to the in- person portion, artists who cannot drop off work in person must either arrange delivery with Brewer Science or plan to ship their work to The Creamery Arts Center. The SRAC does not cover the cost of shipping to or from the gallery.

•Submissions Due: Friday, August 25, 2023, at Midnight
•Notification of Acceptance to the in-person portion: September 15, 2023
•Drop-off Accepted Artworks: Thursday and Friday, September 28-29, 2023 between 9am-5pm •Pick-up Artworks: Thursday and Friday, October 26-27, 2023 between 9am-5pm

For more information email claire@springfieldarts.org or give us a call at the SRAC offices at (417) 862-2787.

The in-person portion of “Pure Enjoyment” will open with a public reception during First Friday Art Walk on October 6 from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm and will remain on display at The Creamery Arts Center throughout the month of October.

For the virtual show, Brewer Science is using the online system, EntryThingy. The user-friendly service is designed specifically to manage online art submissions and galleries.

If you would like to be promoted on the Springfield Regional Arts Council's social media leading up to the in-person exhibition, please send the below by Monday, September 25th to our Marketing Director Rachel@SpringfieldArts.org
Biography or Artist Statement
Social Media Handles
Image of the piece if available


June 30, 2023 @ 8:00 am CDT
August 25, 2023 @ 11:30 pm CDT
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