Judging for this show is complete. Artwork may be viewed at the Okaloosa County Administration Building.
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OKALOOSA PUBLIC ARTS 2019 ANNUAL
ART EXHIBITION CALL TO ARTISTS
Okaloosa Public Arts invites all artists to submit up to three works of art depicting your choice of subject matter to be professionally judged and exhibited on all three floors of the Okaloosa County Administration Building in Shalimar from September 5, 2019 through September 2020. Prizes will be awarded at an opening reception in the Administration Building first floor lobby at 1250 Eglin Parkway in Shalimar on Tuesday, September 10. Reception begins at 2:00pm with awards at 3:00pm. Please refer to guidelines below or go to https://www.okaloosapublicarts.org for more information and to enter online. Please read and follow instructions carefully. No images are required with entry.
Deadline for Entry: August 16, 2019
Cost: $35.00 for up to 3 works of art.
How to Enter: Please submit your entry online with your contact information and artwork specifics by going to our website at . Fill out the online form and submit it. Any questions can be addressed to Elia Saxer at 850-543-3562 or Charlotte Arnold at 850-240-7888.
Artwork Take-In: September 5, 2019 from 10am -12:00pm & 2:00pm -5:00pm
Okaloosa County Administration Building Lobby
1250 Eglin Parkway, Shalimar 32579
*artwork from 2018/19 exhibit must be picked up at this time
Artwork previously shown in OPA shows is not eligible. Bas-Relief or other wall-mounted or free-standing sculptures are not eligible. Work should have been created in the last two years.
Artwork will remain on the Administration Building walls for one year. If you sell a piece during this time frame, you must replace it on the wall with another piece similar in size. Work must be family friendly. (No nudes or questionable words) Any work deemed inappropriate at check-in will not be hung in the show.
Artwork must be framed and ready to hang with wire for hanging or 1 ¾ gallery wrapped with finished edges. No saw-tooth hangers will be accepted. Artwork should not be smaller than 16 x 20 framed or exceed 36 x 60 framed. Artwork must be able to be handled by one installer.
Prizes: Best in Show $1,000 First $800 Second $500 Third $300 Honorable Mentions $50
DISCLAIMER: Your art will hang in a public space, therefore neither OPA nor Okaloosa County Administration Building assumes any liability for artwork displayed in this exhibit. By entering, you are agreeing to pick up and drop off responsibilities and handling all business transactions should buyers contact you with interest in purchase. Okaloosa Public Arts receives no commission on artworks sold.