Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Lottery for the Arts!

Lottery for the Arts!
Open Call for Submissions

Roseville Arts
405 Vernon Street, Suite 100
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 783-4117 | rosevillearts@gmail.com

International Deadline: June 12, 2009 - All artists are invited to take part in Roseville Arts' Everybody Wins - Including Artists - Lottery for the Arts!

This new event gives artists the opportunity to contribute to the programs and services presented at the Blue Line Gallery by donating a piece of their work to be won during the 'Lottery for the Arts' event to take place on the evening of September 11, 2009.

Artists whose work is selected for the lottery will receive the following benefits:

Selected pieces will appear on Roseville Arts' website and in a program for ticket holders and gallery visitors. Each piece featured on the website will include:

- Artist statement
- Links to artist website and/or Face Book Page
- Retail value of the piece
Artist will receive 25 Pre-posted invitations to use to personally invite their patrons to participate by purchasing a lottery ticket for the chance to 'win' a piece of their work.
Opportunity to win the $250 People's Choice Award. Visitors during the run of the exhibit, September 1-10, 2009 will vote for their favorite piece.
Pre-Event Reception for Artist + one guest on September 10, 6pm-8pm in the Blue Line Gallery, People's Choice Award will also be announced at that time. Major Roseville Arts donors will also be invited. Receive IRS Letter citing artist's donation to Roseville Arts
Artwork Requirements
Accepted piece must have a minimum retail value of $175, framed and ready for hanging - sculpture not more than 75lbs - freestanding. All pieces of art must fit through the doors with clear entry of 94h x 91w inches. Height limit for all artwork is 108 inches (9 feet).

One entry per artist in a digital file format - Include name, address, phone, email address, title, medium, size of piece, and retail value.

Email digital image to rosevillearts@gmail.com, or send by mail on CD (provide SASE for return of CD) to:

Roseville Arts
Attn: 'Lottery'
405 Vernon Street, Suite 100
Roseville, CA 95678

In can also drop off CD at the Blue Line Gallery during regular hours, Tuesdays-Fridays, 10-5pm; Saturdays, 1-8pm.

Important Dates

June 12, 2009: Submission Deadline
June 26, 2009: Notification of acceptance
August 21 & 22, 2009: Receive artwork at the Blue Line Gallery (times TBA
Exhibition: September 1-11, 2009
September 10, 2009: Special Artist Reception & People's Choice Award Announced
Roseville Arts! (formerly the Roseville Arts Center) is an active community resource located in Roseville, California. Established over 40 years ago to promote the arts in its many formats, Roseville Arts supports artists from around the world. As a non-profit organization, Roseville Arts is entirely funded by memberships, grants, sponsorships, fund raising events and other donations.

The new Blue Line Gallery of over 5,000 square feet, showcases the works of regional as well as national artists and feature a state-of-the-art gallery complete with flexible exhibition space suitable for small musical performances, lectures, demonstrations and poetry readings.

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