Northville Art House is pleased to announce an open juried call for one-of-a-kind, compelling works of art presented in new, experimental, inventive and/or unexpected ways.
In its tenth year, West of Center is an inspired effort to showcase contemporary works of art selected by our highly-regarded juror, artist, photographer and curator Jeff Cancelosi.
Juror: Jeff Cancelosi has been making art all his life. His work addresses the passage of time through materials, methods and subjects and has been featured in four solo shows. His pieces have been juried into shows by such artists and curators as Jim Dine, Susan Goethel Campbell, Mel Chin, Carter Foster, Charles McGee, Michelle Perron and Andres Serrano. Mr. Cancelosi is currently head of the Exhibitions Committee at the Detroit Artists Market. He holds degrees in design and photography.
Location: Northville Art House, 215 W. Cady Street, Northville, MI 48167
Prizes: 1st Place $400, 2nd Place $200, 3rd Place $100, 4th Place $50, plus Honorable Mention awards
Opening Reception: Friday, September 7, 6 - 9 PM with Awards Presentation at 7 PM
Eligibility: Artists, 18 and over, may submit a maximum of 3 works of art created in any media, including electronic and digital, within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at the Northville Art House. The maximum size of all artwork is 54” in any direction, including the width of the frame for 2D work. Submitted artwork is preferred to be for sale.
Entry Deadline: All entries MUST be submitted by Friday, June 29, 11:59 PM EST.
Entry Form: Enter the WEST OF CENTER here or visit the Northville Art House website for more information.
Entry Procedures: Artists may submit up to 3 works of art for consideration. Enter title, medium, image size, and price for each piece; enter 0 (zero) for works not for sale. Only one image for 2D pieces and up to two images for 3D pieces may be submitted. Accepted works that differ dramatically from the submitted images may be refused.
Entry Images: Submit digital images in jpg or jpeg format less than 4MB labeled as LastName-ArtworkTitle.jpg.
Entry Fee: Non-refundable fees of $35 for non-members and $25 for Northville Art House members, entitles each artist to submit a maximum of 3 works of art. The fees help fund prizes and gallery programs and services.
Notification of Acceptance: Artists will be notified by email by Friday, August 3. Artists with accepted entries will be emailed a label to complete and affix to the back of their piece before delivery.
Delivery: All costs, including packing, shipping and liability for damage, are the artist’s responsibility. Please include a pre-paid return label for shipped artwork. Instructions for special installations should be included.
Hand-delivered and pre-paid shipped artwork must arrive at the Northville Art House, W. Cady St, Northville, MI 48167 on August 28, 29 or 30 from 12 – 5 PM.
Presentation: Artwork must in excellent condition, ready for secure installation, and properly labeled before delivery. All 2D work must be framed and ready for hanging with hooks and a wire. Sawtooth hangers are not accepted. Canvases may be framed, wrapped or have painted sides. All 3D work must be free standing, stand on a pedestal, or hang securely with wire or rod. Unsuitably prepared, hazardous, unstable, or extremely fragile work will be declined. Artists who deliver artwork that does not meet these standards may be given up to 24 hours to rectify the issue at the discretion of the Art House staff. Read more about the Presentation Standards.
Art Sales: A 35% commission will be charged on all artwork for sale. Art may not be removed during the exhibition.
Pick-Up: All artwork must remain in the exhibition through September 29. Artwork may be picked-up on September 30 & October 1 from 12 – 2 PM or October 2 from 12 - 5 PM. Artists must call or email ahead to authorize a representative to pick-up their work. Return artwork will be packed in the same or similar materials and shipped by October 5. Artwork not picked up 30 days after the exhibition will be considered abandoned and become the property of Northville Art House.
Terms and Conditions: Submissions to the exhibition shall constitute an agreement to comply with the terms and conditions set forth in this entry and in the Art Exhibition and Sales Agreement.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.northvillearthouse.org for more information.
Note: Artists may print entry form and submit by mail with payment or submit and pay in person.