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PBR Art Prospectus

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Hey local artists!

The Ann Arbor Art Center is bringing PBR Art to your favorite night spot, Alley Bar, on Thursday, September 28, 2017. We’re looking for local artists to create original PBR-inspired art for this one-night-only art show and sale. Chosen artists will be entered to win all sorts of cool prizes provided by PBR.

Here are the rules:

  • Artists must be 21 years old or older to participate
  • Each $5 submission fee entitles the artist to submit up to three images. Images can be any combination of sketches, proposals, final product, etc. Artist collaborations are welcome.
  • All submissions must be original works of art, created by the submitting artist - 2D and 3D works are accepted
    - 2D entries should not exceed 36" wide
    - All 3D entries must not exceed 18"x18"
  • All work should be constructed of inspired by or capture the essence of the Pabst brand / log
  • All work should include a PBR beer can or logo


EXTENDED ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 13
Monday, September 11: Artists notified of jury results
Saturday, September 23 to Tuesday, September 26: Artwork drop off during gallery hours
Monday, September 28: PBR Art Show @Alley Bar, 7pm-11pm

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 one submission of up to three images.

Notification: All artists will be notified of juror selections via email.

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” – 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 nor 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 through the PBR Art submission form found at www.annarborartcenter.org

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 Chloe at ckeene@annarborartcenter.org or call 734.994.8004 during gallery hours (Weekdays 10-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5).

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