Urban Landscape - Call For Entries

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Juror: Frederick Pichon

Show Dates: December 7 - 24

Opening Reception: December 8

Artists have always explored the Urban Landscape in works depicting cityscapes, architecture and candid street scenes.  Core is looking for work in any medium, style and size that expresses your visceral feelings to the vibrancy of the city: the smells, the streets, the walls, the skyline, the people and the relentless activity.  Give us your city.

$15/single entry or 3 entries for $35, all media accepted, Core will take 30% commission on works sold, work can be NFS (not for sale).

Application end date: Dec. 3

Bring actual artwork to Core during gallery hours between November 9 - December 3

REQUIREMENTS: Art must be completely dry. Wall and suspended art must have suitable means for hanging. NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS. Standing art must be stable. Fragile art must be protected. All art must remain in place for the duration of the show.

SALES: CORE charges a 30% commission plus tax on art sold. CORE will collect the payment for the artist: however the artist is responsible for terms of any sale. Your payment less the 30% commission will be rebated to your address within 45 days of the close of the show. Art need not be for sale.

LIABILITY: CORE will take all due precautions to protect premises and art. However, CORE is not responsible for loss due to damage, theft, vandalism, or accident. If work is fragile, it is submitted at the artist's own risk. Artist is responsible for his/her own insurance.

DROP-OFF: Artists are responsible for delivering their art to CORE, during regular gallery hours. Unsold artwork will need to be picked up by the artist within two weeks of show end. All unclaimed artwork after 30 days will be considered abandoned. Abandoned artwork will be considered property of the gallery and may be sold to cover storage fees. Please ensure that we have good contact information to avoid this.

CORE reserves the right to refuse entry to artwork that does not meet the submission guidelines. The juror(s) have the final decision on acceptance/rejection of artwork. CORE retains 30% commission on artwork sold. Commissions and entry fees support CORE's community outreach and help to provide local artists and patrons a viable visual alternative.

Juror – Frederick Pichon

Website: www.frederickpichon.com/ART

A graduate from École des Beaux-Arts, Paris with a Masters in Architecture, Mr Pichon has worked as an architect in Paris for 15 years, including on the renovation of the Grand Palais and Musée des Invalides, and various contemporary buildings. From 1998 to 2002 he has worked in New-York city, doing stage architecture, including the Tigers stadium in Detroit. His personal interests in science led him to be a designer of exhibitions for the American Museum of Natural History. 

In parallel, he has pursued an interest in painting, which led him to take various art classes, have a painting studio and do various group and solo exhibitions in France and in the US. After moving to Denver in 2006, I held his first solo exhibition in 2008. In 2010, he joined spark gallery, the oldest co-op in Denver and held various group exhibitions and successful personals show. Since 2012 he has given monthly lectures about art and art history at the Alliance Française in Denver.

His paintings reflect his personal interests in design, architecture, science, and history. His work can be realistic or abstract, mixing materials or collages and computer images. His artistic goal is to provide a body of work that reflects the human condition in a post-modern world where technique is both all-encompassing and a liability.