A K SPACE CONTEMPORARY JURIED EXHIBITION
Entry Deadline: May 10, 2021, midnight
Exhibition Dates: June 4 – July 24, 2021
Members Only is a juried, non-thematic exhibition of new works of art by current members of K Space Contemporary. Now in its 3rd year, Members Only offers examples of the best contemporary art in Corpus Christi and the Texas Coastal Bend. The top three award winners are granted exhibitions at K Space Contemporary the following year.
The Members Only exhibition will be held in K Space Contemporary’s Starr Gallery and virtually on our website. In addition, each accepted work of art will be posted on Instagram and Facebook @kspacecontemporary, and several artists will be highlighted in our blog.
- May 10, 11:59 pm: Entry Deadline – Images of submitted works of art must be submitted through the Entry form located on our website here:
- May 11-16: K Space Exhibition Committee Juries the Exhibition
- May 18: Announcement of selected artists via email. Selected works will be posted on www.kspacecontemporary.org
- May 22, 26-28, 11 am to 5 pm: Deliver selected works to K Space Contemporary
- May 29: Installation (Exhibition Committee workday)
- June 4, 6 – 9 pm: Opening Reception with ArtWalk
- July 2, 6 to 9 pm: Art Walk
- July 24: Last day of Exhibition
- July 28-31, 11am-5 pm: Pick Up Works
Eligibility: Works previously exhibited at K Space Contemporary or K Space Art Studios – Schaudies Gallery are not eligible. Entries must be original works of art completed within the last 2 years. KSC Membership must be current. Failure to comply with the following submission guidelines may disqualify your entry.
Entry Fee: $5 entry fee, plus, Artists must be (or become) a member of K Space Contemporary (KSC) to participate. To join or renew, visit https://kspacecontemporary.org/join-or-donate/ or contact K Space Contemporary at 361-887-6834. Student and Senior Memberships (age 65+) are $20, Individual Memberships are $35. Paying through the online system with PayPal automatically completes your submission. If you do not wish to pay through the entry system, you may call and pay over the phone with a credit card (361-887-6834) or mail a check or money order (write “Members Only” in the memo) payable to K Space Contemporary to 623 N. Chaparral St., Corpus Christi, TX 78401.
Jury Panel: Committee of established professional artists and college art instructors from the Texas Coastal Bend: Jennifer Arnold, Meg Aubrey, Eric Cuevas, Payton Koranek, Gerald Lopez, Lars Roeder, Day Wheeler.
Number of Works & Format: Each Artist may submit 1-2 works. Works are juried from digital images uploaded to the entry form. Jurors will individually view and score each work of art. Artists may submit one image for each 2D work of art and two images for each 3D work of art. 25-35 top scoring works will be selected for the exhibition.
Media: All visual art media accepted. Artists must be available to install complicated works. Artists must exhibit original works of art; we do not exhibit reproductions such as giglee/inkjet prints, high quality copies or offset lithograph prints. Video works will be exhibited on a 42” television via thumb drive unless artist provides alternate means.
Size Limitation: Two-dimensional works must not exceed 4 feet in either direction. Three-dimensional works must fit through a 40”x 83” doorway and be manageable by two people.
Awards: Best of Show winner will receive a solo exhibition, and Second and Third Place winners receive a 2-person show in 2022.
Sales: All works must be For Sale. KSC collects payment and retains 40% commission. Be sure to INCLUDE GALLERY COMMISSION when pricing your work.
Notice: Notice of acceptance or denial will be posted on www.kspacecontemporary.org and emailed to the address provided in your online application/Entrything form. To check or update your email address, click MY PROFILE in the entry system.
Instructions for Accepted Entrants
Selected works: K Space Contemporary reserves the right to reject works not represented accurately in the juried image, and works that arrive damaged, late, are poorly constructed or poorly presented (dirty mats, warped frames, etc.).
FRAMING, SHIPPING AND DELIVERY:
Delivery Deadline May 28: Selected Works may be delivered to K Space May 22, 26-28, during regular hours Wednesday – Saturday 11am to 5pm. Register each piece on the Sign-In sheet upon delivery.
Hand-Deliver or Ship Accepted works to: K Space Contemporary, 623 N. Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401.
Framing Requirements: 2-D works must be properly prepared for exhibition with wire securely attached. Shipped works requiring glazing must use Plexi-glass or equivalent. Only white, off-white or black mats are acceptable. We prefer that drawings and prints be framed for protection; however, we will exhibit works on paper using magnets or clips. Unframed paintings on canvas must be painted around the edges in solid black, white or grey or with continued image. The following are not accepted: wet paint, clamp/clip frames, fragile frames, glass, colored mats, and thick, bulky, decorative frames not represented in the juried image as part of the work of art.
Label: Each work of art must arrive with labeling securely attached to the back of frame or bottom of sculpture. Label must include name, email address, phone number, title, media, date, retail price.
Promotion & Use of Images: Selecting YES in the PUBLICITY OK? blank gives K Space Contemporary permission to use your work(s) of art in promotion materials (website, social media, print materials). Artists maintain copyright of all works selected for the exhibition. Artists are credited in promotional materials whenever possible.
Insurance: Works are not insured while on display, however, the gallery is climate controlled and protected by an alarm system. Our experienced staff and installers take precautions to protect the artwork at all times. We recommend that you insure your work if you so choose.
Abandoned Works: Works left at K Space Contemporary 60 days after the last day of the exhibition are considered ABANDONED. Abandoned works become the property of K Space Contemporary and will be disposed of, sold, or given away with no compensation to the artist.