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Postcards From the Edge: A Benefit for Visual AIDS

Call for Artists:
Postcards From the Edge
A Benefit for Visual AIDS

DEADLINE: Postmark Friday, December 10, 2010 (NO late entries)

We invite artists to donate a 4" x 6" original work on paper for our Postcards From the Edge exhibition and benefit sale. Painting, drawing, photography, printmaking and mixed media are all welcome.

Artists must be 18 years or older to participate. Only one entry per artist.

To participate, please carefully follow these steps:

  1. Download submission form here. Complete both Collector and Visual AIDS record form. (If you prefer to receive submission forms and a blank postcard by mail, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Visual AIDS)
  2. Create your original artwork on any 4" x 6" heavy weight paper. (Recommended: 140lb watercolor paper.) ONE entry per artist. Click here for more artwork rules and suggestions.
  3. SIGN and PRINT NAME on the BACK ONLY. Indicate the top with an arrow.
  4. Carefully package artwork. Recommended: wrap artwork in wax paper and place between cardboard. DO NOT wrap wet or sticky artwork. DO NOT send charcoal or pastel drawings that are not properly fixed or smudge easily.
  5. If you need confirmation that we received your artwork, please include a self-addressed, stamped postcard, which will be mailed back to you.
  6. UNSOLD artwork will NOT be returned unless a 6" x 9" SASE is included with submission. Please be sure proper USA postage is included. Visual AIDS is not responsible for artwork lost or damaged in the mail.
  7. Suggested entry donation. We truly appreciate your generous contribution of artwork, however, if you can make a donation of $5, $10 or $20 to help cover overhead cost, we would be very grateful. All proceeds support the programs of Visual AIDS.
  8. Mail the following by Friday, December 10, 2010 to Visual AIDS:

    • artwork
    • submission forms
    • confirmation card (optional)
    • 6"x9" SASE for return of unsold work (optional)
    • entry donation (optional)

    Send to:

    Visual AIDS
    526 West 26th Street #510
    New York, NY 10001

POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE
Hosted by CRG Gallery, 548 W 22nd St, New York

BENEFIT EXHIBITION & SALE:
Saturday, January 8, 2011 from 10:00 - 6:00 and
Sunday, January 9, 2011 from 12:00 - 4:00
PREVIEW PARTY: Friday, January 7, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM

JUST FOR YOU!
All participating artists are invited to attend the Preview Party for FREE. No need to RSVP, ALL names will be held at the door. Free admission is for participating artist ONLY, additional guests can buy tickets ($85) at the door.

AFTER THE EVENT
Artists requesting return of unsold postcards and those requesting information about the collector of her/his artwork will receive notice in 4-6 weeks. Thanks in advance for your patience and support.

MORE QUESTIONS?
Click HERE for a list of frequently asked questions.

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