UNDER $100 Entry Guidelines

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$500 in prizes $5 per entry ENTRIES DUE OCTOBER 20

November 13–December 27, 2016

Off the Wall Gallery AT DIRTY FRANK’S

Off the Wall Gallery’s 12th Annual Juried Exhibition, UNDER $100, seeks outstanding artwork across all possible media that is priced at $95 or less. (Let’s try to avoid $99.99!) That’s right: instead of the complex themes we often suggest for juried exhibitions, we’re aiming for a show featuring high-quality art that is highly affordable—just in time for the holidays! By “all possible media,” we mean anything at all, encompassing 2D, 3D and multimedia. This includes paintings, drawings and photographs; work in textile and assemblage; sculpture of all kinds; work sourced from fine art materials and found objects; and digital creations, too. By asking for “outstanding artwork,” we hope to inspire you to showcase your talents and strong suits with entries of the first order. The jury will accept artists based on the quality of the work as presented electronically and a brief, two-sentence statement to the jury. Through October 20, we’re accepting submissions in all media meeting two size requirements: 2D work when framed must be no larger than 48 inches in combined dimensions (height plus width), while 3D work must fit easily in our case. You must supply images on disc or flash drive, together with titles, framed dimensions, media, prices, a statement and an entry fee of $5 per work. No entries of actual work will be accepted.

SIZE LIMIT: 48” height + width when framed


Failure to meet the deadlines listed below can result in rejection of accepted pieces and forfeiture of prizes. All shipping and transportation costs are the responsibility of the artist or any parties acting on behalf of the artist.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 A completed entry, including digital images, a list of titles, media, framed sizes and prices, as well as a two-sentence statement to the jury speaking to your artwork, must be received on disc or flash drive by 12 midnight at Dirty Frank’s with sufficient cash payment for all entries ($5 per work). Thursday, November 3 If your entry is accepted, you will be notified by email on or before this date, at which time you will receive all contractual and logistical information. Saturday, November 12 Physical work must be delivered wired and ready to hang/install at Off the Wall Gallery (NE Corner, 13th & Pine, Philadelphia) between 10:30 a.m. and 12 noon. Thursday, November 17 The Opening Reception will take place from 7 to 10 p.m., including the announcement of up to $500 in cash awards, made at our jury’s discretion. In addition, the Mary-Rowe Memorial Best of Show Award winner will be invited to headline our 2017 Autumn Invitational. Tuesday, December 27 The exhibition closes; all unsold work must be picked up between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., or it will go into paid storage (fees begin at $40 per work).

You may submit as many works as you wish at $5 per work. Jurying will take place from digital images on disc or flash drive. The following criteria apply to all submissions: Size your images properly. Please do your best to limit each file to one megabyte or less. Optimally, you should should submit JPGs that are 1000 pixels on the longest dimension. Title your images clearly, with names that make sense and correspond to actual titles. Include all the information we need (so we don’t have to return to you with questions!)—titles, framed dimensions, media, prices and a statement speaking to your work. Please note that we retain all files, on the assumption that the disc or flash drive on which the digital images have been submitted is not unique in any way and does not need to be returned.



The artist agrees that all work exhibited is for sale. Prices must be clearly stated and cannot change after acceptance. We will encourage sales and retain a 30-percent commission on all work sold.

Acceptance and any jury awards will become null and void if the Gallery deems the artist is not acting in the best faith. We will take into account failure to submit accurate information, late delivery, work not matching the submission or not wired and ready to hang, and deviations from agreed-upon pricing or policy.


the right work, on time, wired & ready to hang.


Send or drop off entries and cash payment to: Off the Wall Gallery c/o Dirty Frank’s 347 South 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

Most entries are dropped off. To do so, come to Dirty Frank’s between 11 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. (last call) seven days a week. Entries received after last call at the end of Thursday, October 20, 2016 will not be accepted under any circumstances. Please remit cash payment with your entry. Direct any and all questions to offthewallgallery@gmail.com. Art not sold must be picked up only on Tuesday, December 27 between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., unless prior arrangements have been made. A $40-per-month storage fee will automatically apply to each work not picked up accordingly.



Off the Wall Gallery does not carry insurance on exhibited work. By submitting this entry, you are accepting the following standard Waiver of Liability statement included in all Off the Wall artist contracts: I, the submitting artist, understand that neither the management nor any employee or volunteer of Dirty Frank’s Bar or Off the Wall Gallery is responsible for any damage to work while participating in this exhibition.


ENTRIES THURSDAY, DUE: OCTOBER 20 PLEASE DETACH & INCLUDE THIS PANEL WITH YOUR ENTRY. Name (as you would like it printed in publicity) __________________________________________________________________ E-Mail _________________________________________________________________

Phone (work/home/cell) ______________________________________________

Address __________________________________________________

City___________________________________State__________ Zip_____________ How did you learn about the call for entries? _________________________

ENTRY CHECKLIST Have you... Included a statement to give the jury the best chance to connect to your art and understand how you work? Sized your digital images properly (less than 1000K and 1000 pixels on the longest dimension)? Provided the information the jury needs: titles, framed sizes, media and prices? Included cash payment to cover your entry fees?

Off the Wall Gallery AT DIRTY FRANK’S 12th Annual Juried Exhibition

IMAGE INFO (attach an additional sheet if needed or include on your disc/flash drive)


framed size



Image #1 Image #2 Image #3 Image #4

PAYMENT I’m submitting ______ images at $5 each. My total entry fee is $ ________. Thank you for your entry! Our jury very much looks forward to considering your art.

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