WILD Atlantic Way
Juried Exhibition, 18th June – 14th July, 2018
Entry Deadline: Sunday, 13th May, 2018
Exhibition: The Wild Atlantic Way
‘The Wild Atlantic Way is one of the loveliest natural areas of Ireland and the show is meant to celebrate that spirit
Overall Prize for a work in any medium: Best in Show €400
Juror: PJ Lynch
Special category for artists working in the medium of Mosaic
Best in Show: $200 Gift Certificate
Runner up: Micro Mosaic Kit
Juror: John Sollinger
Sponsor: di Mosaico
All exhibited work must be for sale. A commission of 30% will be taken on all works sold during the exhibition. All artists should supply their own insurance for the run of the show, if desired. Unsold works will be returned in the original packaging via artist-supplied pre-paid label two to four weeks after the exhibition closes unless other arrangements have been made. Accepted artists are required to sign a Record of Loan. Listowel Visual Arts Week reserves the right to reproduce the supplied images for all media and publicity purposes with credit to the artist.
All entries must be of original design and created by the artist submitting the work.
No prints (except photography), or giclées accepted. All work must be ready for exhibition. Please ensure that no further work or framing is required and that the piece is completely ready to hang. Listowel Visual Arts Week reserves the right to decline gallery space for pieces that arrive without adequate picture cord/wiring, or in a condition other than as shown in submission materials. Any special requirements or equipment to install pieces must be provided by the artist and noted in the submission. Submitted images must reflect the actual work as closely as possible. Listowel Visual Arts Week reserves the right to reject work that differs from submitted images.
Directions for Entry:
All entries will be submitted online using our Application Form
Please pay the fee by choosing the appropriate option below
All digital files must be in JPEG format. JPEGs must be sized to no less than 1920 pixels on the longest side, no greater than 5MB.
• A non-refundable fee must accompany each entry. An image of 1 work may be submitted for the entry fee of €15; or 3 images for a fee of €30.
• The online entry form must be complete and include dimensions (H x W x D format) in inches, materials, price, artist’s statement for each piece, contact information, signature and date. Artist statements for submissions may be combined and listed together.
• We cannot use watermarked images, and please crop out signatures for the jurying process.
• Submitted photos may be used on the website, Listowel Visual Arts Week Facebook page, and print media with artist credit.
Delivery and Pick-Up:
Artists are responsible for shipping or delivering accepted artwork by pre-arranged time with a deadline noted below. Delivery address will be provided with acceptance. After the exhibition closes, work MUST be picked up by appointment on JULY 14, or return-shipped with supplied pre-paid label. If you cannot meet the delivery or pickup dates, please do not enter the exhibition.
Application materials must be received by Sunday, May 13, 2018
You will need to include the following:
• Completed entry form
• Artist’s Statement for each piece; general Artist Statement is not required
• Online payment for 1 – 3 pieces
• Images (one per artwork submitted)
Sunday, May 13th Deadline for Entries 11:59 PM GMT
Friday, May 18th Artists Notified of Acceptance Status by Email
Friday, June 8th All Shipped Artwork Must be Received by LVAW
Saturday, June 9th Hand-Delivered Artwork Must be Received by LVAW
Friday, June 22nd Opening Reception, 6:30PM
Saturday, July 14 Exhibition Closes
Saturday, July 14 Pick-Up by Appointment
Friday, July 20 All Remaining Artwork Return-Shipped
The inaugural Listowel Visual Arts Week’ takes place from June 20th– 24th 2018. Coinciding with the summer solstice, the international fine art festival will celebrate the work of visual artists, and harness our collective energies to collaborate, learn and create