The Aurora Cultural Arts District invites artists of all skill levels and mediums to participate in our "Holiday Art Affair" exhibition and art fundraiser. This exhibition aims to offer the community an opportunity to acquire locally crafted artwork as unique and meaningful gifts for the holiday season. By showcasing the talent within our district, we hope to foster a deeper appreciation for the arts and support the creative endeavors of our local artists. This is a 50/50 commission split, an end-of-year fundraiser so all artwork must be priced under $1000.
Submission Deadline: October 31st, 12:00 p.m. (Midday)
Three Artist Meet and Greets:
Exhibition Closing Date:
How to Submit:
upload minimum of three images of your artwork along with the following information:
Include a brief artist bio (150 words max) and a short statement about each submitted piece (100 words max).
Notification of Acceptance: Selected artists will be notified by November 5th.- We do not send rejection letters all applications remain on file.
Artwork Drop-off: Accepted artists must deliver their artwork to [Location] by November 8th.
Sales and Fundraising: All artwork will be available for purchase, with a percentage of the proceeds benefiting the Aurora Cultural Arts District.
We encourage a diverse range of artistic expressions to make "Artful Holidays" a rich and varied exhibition. Here are the types of artwork we are particularly interested in:
Paintings and Drawings: Both traditional and contemporary paintings and drawings are welcome. This includes oil, acrylic, watercolor, ink, pastel, and pencil works.
Photography: Captivating photographs that capture the essence of the holiday season, local landscapes, or unique perspectives.
Printmaking: Fine art prints created through various techniques such as etching, linocut, woodcut, or silk screen.
Sculpture and 3D Art: Intriguing sculptures and three-dimensional artworks that add depth and texture to the exhibition.
Mixed Media: Artworks that combine various materials, techniques, and mediums to create unique and innovative pieces.
Textile Arts: Handcrafted textiles, fiber art, and fabric-based creations that evoke a sense of warmth and comfort.
We look forward to celebrating the holiday season with your creative contributions!
For inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our websites; www.auroraculture.org and www.supportinglivingartists.org for more information about the Aurora Cultural Arts District.