“Through Our Veteran’s Eyes”
On View: SEPT 6 – NOV 12, 2022
At Williamson County Jester Annex; 1801 E. Old Settlers Blvd., Round Rock, TX
Austin Veterans Association and Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel are partnering with Round Rock Arts to host the 2022 AVAFEST open art call: “Through Our Veteran’s Eyes”.
Deadline to Apply: 8/8/22 at 5pm
We invite our current Service Members, Military Veterans and Military Family Members to create visual arts for display both at Williamson County Jester Annex and in an online gallery with AVAFEST and VSPChannel.
A $10 fee will apply for up to 3 art submissions for this juried show. All artwork will be accepted as part of the online gallery through AVAFEST. Up to 50 pieces will be chosen for the in-person gallery walls and display case on view at Williamson County Jester Annex.
(Entry form link is below.)
2D: Paintings, Wood burns, Pencil and Ink drawings and photographs.
Artwork must be family friendly as the venue is a public building. Please provide your best photo file (JPEG, PNG, PDF) for jurying, online website gallery, and any marketing use.
All wall pieces must be framed and gallery wired to be accepted for the in-person gallery space at Williamson County Jester Annex.
Pieces over 24″ should be framed with plexiglass or acrylic, rather than glass, for safety.
Size is limited to no larger than 5ft x 5ft and no smaller than 11×14 inches.
3D: Sculptures, ceramics and glass can be no taller than 15 inches tall and weigh no more than 25 pounds. Accepted pieces for the gallery will be displayed in a glass-shelved wall case.
Sales of artwork accepted to the in-person exhibit at Williamson County Jester Annex will be between the Artist and Buyer. Communication of the sale for removal of the work within the exhibit should be directed to the organizer of the show.
All artwork will be accepted for the online gallery. For artists unable to deliver work to the in-person venue and still want to participate, please forward your Submission Confirmation email to INFO@RoundRockArts.org with the subject: “Online Only“.
- LABEL your work on the back. Include title, artist name, phone number and email.
- Please deliver art on the drop off DATE & TIME (or arrange for someone else to drop it off).
- Take all packing material home with you.
- No work is accepted that requires delivery or storage.
- RRA reserves the right to reject artwork that is misrepresented or is unsafe to display.
- Art will be rejected if the artist did not sign or submit artist agreement / waiver, either online or printed and delivered with artwork.
Art Call Open: 6/6/22
Deadline to Apply: 8/8/22 at 5pm
Artist Notifications by: 8/23/22
Artwork Drop-off at venue: 9/6/22, 8am-1pm
Art Reception: 10/16/22 from 2-4pm
Artwork Pick-up: 11/14/22, 8am-1pm
FOR ENTRY FORM:
Please provide your name, contact info, and website or social media accounts
Have your Title, Medium, Size and Weight, Display info and Price (if for sale)
Be ready with a clear and ready to upload photo file showing the best version of your work. This will be used to jury, upload to the online gallery, and do any marketing online. JPEG, PNG, or PDF under 5mb works best.
ARTIST AGREEMENT & WAIVER OF LIABILITY
Originality: In consideration of the opportunity to display my work to the public, and other good and valuable consideration, the adequacy and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, I, the undersigned artist, certify that the art that I am submitting is my original art and that I am the author and creator of such art. I acknowledge that Round Rock Arts (RRA) reserves the right to accept or deny any submission with or without cause.
Promotion and Publicity: I grant RRA permission to publish in all media my name, artwork, and location for use in promotion through print media, television, and the internet. I further allow RRA to release such information to other persons and entities. My name will be attributed to my pieces that are shown by RRA or other persons or entities.
Responsibility: I understand that RRA and its partner gallery sponsors do not assume responsibility for loss or damage to my artwork(s) or the loss or damage to frames or glass, no matter how sustained. Reasonable safety and electronic security precautions are in place to ensure added protection of my work. I also understand that RRA strongly recommends that I carry my own personal property insurance. Current venue partner includes Williamson County Jester Annex.
Artwork remains in the gallery until the end of the exhibit: I understand that if my artwork is accepted for the show that the work may not be removed from the exhibition until the pick up date described in the Call for Art. It is my responsibility to to notify RRA in writing or by email of a third-party pick-up of artwork at the conclusion of the exhibition. Artwork accepted by the judges, if sold prior to the exhibit, must be placed in the show. Replacement pieces are not accepted.
Sales of Artwork: I am responsible for all sales transactions and the collection and filing of applicable sales tax.
I acknowledge that I have read and understand all terms contained in the description for this Call for Art and the Artist Agreement, and agree to be bound by the terms and stated expectations.
Waiver of Liability: Once I submit this form electronically or by paper copy, I (the artist), my heirs, successors, and assigns, shall indemnify and hold the RRA and appointed officers, volunteers, employees harmless from any and all claims, costs and liabilities for any artwork damage, personal injury, death, or other property damage which is the result of handling and displaying the artwork at Williamson County Jester Annex. Our partners’ employees or contractors are likewise held harmless from any and all claims from the artist, heirs, successors or assigns from any artwork damage, personal injury, death, or other property damage, and related costs and liabilities, which is the result of handling and displaying the artwork.