Call for Entry | Straight Up: PBR Art

Hey local artists!

The Ann Arbor Art Center is bringing PBR Art to your favorite pop-up event at Alley Bar on Thursday, October 10, 2019. We’re looking for local artists to create original, PBR-inspired art as the theme for our monthly Straight Up series. All selected artists will be entered to win special PBR prizes and the chance for a gift certificate to a local tattoo shop. (Plus, free PBR for artists during the event!) 

Here are the rules:

You must be 21 or older to participate.

All submissions must be the artist’s original work created this year.

All work should be inspired by, constructed of, or capture the essence of the Pabst brand.

All work should include a PBR beer can or logo.

2D entries should not exceed 36″ x 36”.

3D entries must not exceed 18″ x 18″ x 18”. 

Entry fee is $5 for up to 3 submissions.

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Final day to submit: Wednesday, September 25

Artists notified of jury results: Saturday, September 28

Artwork drop off during gallery hours: Sunday, October 5 to Wednesday, October 9

PBR Art Show opening party @ Alley Bar: Thursday, October 10 at 7pm – 11pm

Show Duration: October 10 through November 2, 2019

Artwork Pick up: Sunday, November 3 through Saturday, November 16th 

Fine Print:

Eligibility: Artists must be 21 years or older to participate.

Media: Works must be original and must not have been previously shown in any competition at the Ann Arbor Art Center. Any artwork medium is acceptable in both 2D and 3D format. 

Entry Fee: A non-refundable entry fee of $5 entitles each artist to submit their work for consideration. ONLY credit and debit card payments are accepted; no cash or check payments will be accepted. Each $5 entry fee entitles the artist to up to three submissions.

Notification: All artists will be notified of jury results via email by Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Agreement: Accepted artists must complete and sign a consignment agreement and media form before leaving their artwork with the gallery.

Sales: The Art Center retains 30% commission on sold work. Artists should price their work accordingly. Commission payments are mailed on the 15th of the month following the sale. Artists must have a W9 form on file in order to receive payment.

Presentation: Accepted artworks must arrive “ready to hang” (for 2D with a wire or sawtooth hanger) – the Art Center reserves the right to decline artworks that do not meet PBR Art standards or do not represent digital submission. 

Delivery: Works must be hand delivered and picked up by the artist on the dates specified in the calendar. Artists are responsible for any costs associated with transportation.

Duration: This is a one-night-only art show and sale. Purchased artwork may be removed following award announcements. Otherwise, work may not be withdrawn prior to the end of the show.

Liability: Every precaution will be taken to assure protection of the work; however, the Art Center, Alley Bar and PBR are not responsible for loss or damage. 

Photography: The Ann Arbor Art Center reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries for use in the online catalogue and for publicity purposes.

How to Enter: All materials, including images, must be submitted in digital format HERE

Agreement: Sending an entry to this competition shall constitute the agreement with all conditions in this prospectus.

For questions about this call for entry, email Alison (afranco@annarborartcenter.org) or call 734.994.8004 during gallery hours (Weekdays 10am-7pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 12pm-5pm).

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