Call To Visual Artists

Submit your art to fusionfest's 2024 annual festival
Visual Arts exhibitions.

This is a call for artists to express the uniqueness of their heritages. What are the celebrations, colors and textures of your heritage and cultural background?

WHAT: Local Artists are invited to submit original artwork for exhibition and sale at FusionFest 2024, created in the past 3 years and not exhibited before in FusionFest.
 
THEME: “Freedom”. There are three types of Freedom: Freedom from,  Freedom to and Freedom to be. Visually expressed your most valued Freedom.
*No nude, political, violent or racial discrimination subjects will be allowed.
 
DIMENSIONS: Min:11″x14″. Max: 30″ high x 36″ wide. Artwork must have finished gallery edge or framed, and wired ready for hanging.
Sculptures, Max. 3 feet high.
 
This is a call for artists to express the uniqueness of their heritages. What are the celebrations, colors and textures of your heritage and cultural background. Artists are encouraged to submit up to 3 of their artworks and the most aligned to the theme will be selected for the FusionFest Annual Exhibition. Judges will score on a) skill, b) creativity and c) theme.
 
*Artwork that do not follow the requirements will not be selected.
  • All artwork submitted and accepted must be for sale. All sales subject to 40% commission to FusionFest, 60% to the Artist.
 
PRIZES:
Grand Prize: $1,000
2nd Place: $200
3rd Place: $150
Audience Choice Award: $150
 
SELECTED ARTISTS WILL RECEIVE:
– Display space to hang selected artwork(s) for sale.
– Promotion on Social Media and E-Newsletters. Possibility to display additional work in other local venue during the time of the festival.
 
WHERE & WHEN: At FusionFest – 12001 Avalon Lake Dr., Ste. A, Orlando, Florida 32828
Saturday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 1 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 
IMPORTANT DATES:
Sep. 2: Application Deadline
Sep. 30: Acceptance Notification
Nov. 29: Drop-Off Artwork (We will confirm location & time of artwork selected)
Nov. 29: Installation
Dec. 1: De-Installation following the 5 p.m. awards show.

Gareth Edwards

Curator

dr. phillips center for the performing arts.

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