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Proximity: a Community Exhibition

Application Deadline: February 4, 2024
Exhibition Dates: February 16 – March 24, 2024
Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery
113 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
Opening Reception: Friday, Feb. 16 from 6:30-8:30 pm

Artists of all mediums are invited to submit up to 3 artworks for consideration in this community exhibition showcasing emerging and established talent in Decatur and its surrounding communities. There is no fee to apply.

In an age of constant communication and increasing loneliness, when identity and ideas drive both conflict and connection, artists are encouraged to consider the pitfalls and possibilities of PROXIMITY for the first Decatur Arts Alliance exhibition of 2024.

Contact [email protected] with questions.

Eligibility and How to Apply

Artists may submit up to 3 applications using the online form linked above. Please note: no more than 1 artwork should be submitted per application. Each application permits artists to include up to 3 images of the submitted work, if they would like to showcase multiple views/angles, etc. A maximum of three works/applications may be submitted for jurying. There is no fee for submitting works and no age restrictions.

Submission Requirements

  • Each artwork must be original and created by the artist applicant.
  • Artists are invited to submit 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional works in all mediums and genres for consideration (paintings, printmaking, sculpture, photography, digital photography, mixed media, etc).
  • Video presentations are eligible with the awareness that any selected videos will be presented on a flat screen television.
  • Artists are invited to enter 2-D artwork with a maximum size of 36 x 48 inches in any direction (including framing). For sculptural works, dimensions should not exceed 48 inches in height, width and depth.
  • Works should be made within the last 5 years.
  • When applicable, works should be properly framed and ready to hang when delivered to the gallery.

Sale of Art

Sales of all exhibiting works are encouraged. The Decatur Arts Alliance handles sales and collects 15% commission on all artwork sold as a result of the exhibition. The Georgia sales tax will be added at the point of the sale. Notification of sales will be communicated with artists at the email provided.

Exhibition Timeline

Applications Open: January 15, 2024
Application Deadline: February 4, 2024
Artist Invitations/Notifications Deadline: February 6, 2024
Artist Load-In (Drop-off only): February 8-14, 2024
Show Run: February 16-March 24, 2024
Opening Reception: Friday, February 16, 2024 between 6:30-8:30pm
Artist Load-Out: March 25-April 2, 2024

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