Shade of Blue, to be held a Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) in Pompano Beach, is open to local South Florida artists in a variety of media, including painting, photography, 3D/sculpture, mixed media, ink drawing, and graphic arts. Submitted artwork MUST feature shades of blue as the predominant color. All entries will be juried and only those selected by the juror will be accepted into the exhibit.
GUIDELINES: No artwork will be allowed if included in previous ArtsUnited exhibitions. Open to painting (oil, acrylic, watercolor & alcohol inks), photography, 3D/Sculpture, mixed media, drawing, and digital/graphic arts.
File names should include Last Name, First Name, Title, Size and Price. EXAMPLE: Warhol-Andy-CampbellSoup-20×20-1500.jpg.
Minimum Size: 11″ x 14″ – Maximum Size: 40″ x 60″
ENTRY FEES: $35 for up to 3 artworks. ArtsUnited members only. If you are not a member or need to renew, click here.
PRICING YOUR WORK: ArtsUnited receives 30% of each artwork sale. Please be sure to add 30% to your submission price.
DEADLINE: Friday, March 17, 2023. Submit up to 3 works. Be sure to include your brief Artist Statement/Description for each artwork.
ACCEPTANCE: Week of March 20, 2023. You will be notified by email if your artwork has been accepted or not for the exhibit.
EXHIBIT DATES: Friday, April 7, 2023 thru Friday, May 19, 2023.
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 7, 2023 from 6pm-8pm. Winners will be announced at 7:30pm.
SECOND RECEPTION: Friday, May 5, 2023 from 6pm-8pm.
LOCATION: Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA), 41 NE 1st Street, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
10am-6pm Tuesday through Friday
Closed Sunday, Monday and all holidays
INTAKE: Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10am-noon. Bring selected artwork to BaCA.
*Be prepared! If your work is chose, clearly fill out and print the Intake Form and bring it with you to Intake on April 1st. IMPORTANT!!! Artwork(s) MUST be clearly labeled on the back with Artist Name, Title, Size and Price, including the 30%. All works MUST BE WIRED and suitable for gallery mounting (NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS or UNFRAMED WORKS).
YOUR ARTWORK MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE EXHIBIT. NO ART CAN BE PICKED UP BEFORE OUTTAKE.
OUTTAKE: Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 10am-noon. If you are not available, please arrange to have someone pick up your artwork(s) on time.
ART SALES: ArtsUnited received 30% of each artwork sale. If artwork is sold during the exhibit, ArtsUnited has up to 30 days after exhibit closing to issue payment to the artist for the sold piece(s).
LIABILITY DISCLAIMER: While every precaution is taken when handling artwork, ArtsUnited is not responsible for any damage, loss or theft of work.
Shades of Blue
is a Juried Exhibit
$1,000 in Prizes
$450 – 1st Place
$250 – 2nd Place
$150 – 3rd Place
3 @ $50 – Honorable Mention
Ribbon for People’s Choice
1. Please pay your $35 submission fee through PayPal.
If you are unable to submit payment through PayPal, please mail a check with your entry fee by MARCH 10th.
Make the check payable to:
1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Suite 117
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304