THE OPEN ROAD
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Odin Smith Fearless Hit the Road

Hit the Road, Acrylic by Odin Smith

THEME
Artists worldwide are invited to submit work that depicts the open road. In tandem with Art on Two Wheels-a retrospective exhibition of classic Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the main building of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, THE OPEN ROAD will continue the celebration using the road as our muse. This exhibit will be hung in the Owl Hall and Connector Hallway in the Education Wing. All media will be considered except film.

CALENDAR
Show runs from September 18-December 15, 2019
JEPGs due by Friday, August 23
Notification of acceptance by Friday, August 30
Drop-off work on Monday, September 16 between 9am-5pm
Work being shipped must arrive by Friday, September 13 and no sooner than September 9

Pick up unsold work on Monday, December 16 between 9am-5pm
Work being shipped back will during the week of December 16-20

AWARDS
Cash prize for Best in Show $200.

ENTRY FEE
$20 for first entry/$5 for each additional entry, you may enter up to 20 total. Payment is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance.

ELIGIBILITY
This call is open to artists worldwide, both amateur and professional.

RULES
Work may not exceed 320 square inches.
Work that is copied or done under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible. Please submit only work that will be available at the time of the exhibit and will remain for its entirety. If the work does not fully reflect what is represented on the jpeg the Cultural Center reserves the right to eliminate it from the exhibition.

FRAMING
Framed work must be fitted firmly in frame with wire for hanging. No loose glass over mats. Gallery wrapped canvases are permitted. Poorly presented work will not be hung. Work may not exceed 320 square inches.

ARTWORK DELIVERY
Shipping, return shipping and a handling fees are the responsibility of the artist. Delivery instructions will accompany email notification of acceptance. Purchase of return shipping labels is the responsibility of the artist. All artwork must arrive by the scheduled receiving date.

JUROR
Director’s choice. Please note, there is no personal feedback given by jurors.

NOTIFICATION
Notification will be done by email. If for any reason you do not receive your notification by the notification date, please check the filters in your email account.

ENTRY BY WEBSITE UPLOAD
Entry is done through Smarter Entry a web-based service that allows artists to upload images of their artwork for submissions to exhibits. To apply for a call, you must leave our website and go to the Smarter Entry  website at https://client.smarterentry.com/CulturalCenterofCapeCod where you can create a FREE artist account. You will add your details and upload your images to Smarter Entry where your work will be submitted to THE OPEN ROAD.

FORMATTING
All images must be in JPEG format using Smarter Entry guidelines. Maximum file size per image is 8mb.

SALES
All works should be for sale. Members of the Cultural Center are charged a 30% commission on all sales, non-members a 40% commission.

REGULATIONS
By submitting images, you agree that the images are your own work, you own all rights to the images, and you take full responsibility for the content of all images, including the likeness of recognizable individuals. The actual artwork will remain the property of the artist. The artists will grant copyright to the Cultural Center for display and promotional use.