ARTSPAN BUILDS COMMUNITY BY CONNECTING THE PUBLIC TO VISUAL ARTS IN SAN FRANCISCO
Deadline: April 7, 2013
Please pass on this call for entries to interested parties!
ONLINE SUBMISSION: Click
here for eligibility, requirements, and online submission form.
ABOUT THE THEME:
ArtSpan is holding an open call for artwork submissions inspired by the
streets of San Francisco. The way the light hits our buildings, bridges,
and landmarks; the journeys we take, the paths we create, and people we
meet on the streets of our beautiful city
inspire us daily.
ABOUT SF OPEN STUDIOS:
SF Open Studios is a salute to the artists that make up the cultural
wealth of our city and give us credence as one of the most creative
places in the world. The thirty-eight year old city-wide art celebration
includes over 800 artists who open their studios
each October. Each weekend, participating artists in their designated
portion of San Francisco welcome the public into their homes and work
spaces to share their artwork and engage in dialogue. The SF Open
Studios Guide is the travel companion for each weekend
of the event, featuring artwork examples from each artist, maps, and
• The winning artwork will be used for the 2013 SF Open Studios
Campaign, including cover artwork for the Guide (a full-color, 172-page
catalog with 15,000 print run), as well as additional promotional
advertising in various forms.
• The winning submission for the Guide cover will be awarded $500 in cash and prizes.
• Finalists and winning submissions will be featured in the Guide and in our online promotional materials.
• Artwork of selected finalists may be used inside the Guide as weekend dividers with the discretion of the editorial team.
ArtSpan, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, builds community by
connecting the public to visual arts in San Francisco. Through SF Open
Studios, youth and adult education, and art-centric events, ArtSpan
creates a platform for artists to thrive, fostering a
Bay Area that values the arts.