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Open Call to All Artists

Presenting a Juried Exhibition

THE BEAUTY AROUND US

Submission Deadline: August 31st, 2019 

About the Call

​This juried exhibition is devoted to the discovery and exposure of artists whose interpretation of landscapes are inventive, thought-provoking, and display expertise in both skill and execution of their concept. The artist will focus on creating the beauty they see around them. The Beauty Around Us.

Eligibility & Specifications

  • This is a Juried Exhibition Open to all artists located in the United States, 18-years-old and older.

  • All original artwork must be the artist’s own concept, design and work.

  • All Original 2-D media accepted.

  • Artwork must be no larger than 60″ on its longest side.

  • 15 lbs. maximum per piece.

  • All art must be hang-ready and include any hardware needed.

  • Accepted works must be priced for sale. (60% of sale price to artist, 40% commission to Kyo Gallery.)

Submission Cost

$35.00 per submission (up to three artworks).

Award

At the end of this exhibition, a winner will be determined and rewarded a prize of $2,000.00 (USD), a solo exhibition at the Kyo Gallery location during the 2020 or 2021 seasons and will be highlighted on Kyo’s online platform.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: August 31st, 2019

  • Acceptance Notifications: September 8th, 2019

  • Artwork to Arrive by: September 30th, 2019

  • Opening Reception: Thursday, October 17th, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

  • Exhibition Dates: October 17th – January 5th, 2020

  • Winner to be Announced: January 6th, 2020

  • Art Return Process: January 6th-10th, 2020

Shipping & Return of Artworks

Artists will be responsible for shipping their work to and from the exhibit. All packages must include a return shipping label.

About Kyo Gallery

Kyo Gallery is the first hybrid art gallery in Alexandria Old Town Neighborhood and greater Washington D.C. area, combining the brick & mortar experience with a robust and modern online marketplace. The intimate and stylish gallery exhibits art from all around the world, with no limits on medium or style. The mission of Kyo Gallery is not just to support and enhance the artist’s career, but to offer a breath of fresh air to the art industry as a whole.

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Artwork Submissions

Submission #1

Title of your Artwork.
Title of your Artwork.
W x H x D in Inches (in, ")
The borders should match your artwork's dimensions and be of high quality (2-10MB preferably).

Submission #2 (Optional)

Title of your Artwork.
Title of your Artwork.
W x H x D in Inches (in, ")
The borders should match your artwork's dimensions and be of high quality (2-10MB preferably).

Submission #3 (Optional)

Title of your Artwork.
W x H x D in Inches (in, ")
The borders should match your artwork's dimensions and be of high quality (2-10MB preferably).

Once you have submitted your artwork (the submit button is right above), you will be taken to our checkout page. Please add the “The Beauty Around Us” Art Call to the cart and complete the checkout process.

Conditions & Liability

All submissions must be original work. All submissions are non-refundable.

Images of accepted works may be used at the sole discretion of Kyo Gallery for promotional purposes including, but not limited to, press releases, invitations, and online and social media marketing. In submitting work for consideration, all entrants give permission to Kyo Gallery to use images of selected works for publicity, education, and marketing. Images will include attribution whenever possible.

All reasonable care will be taken to assure the protection of the art work(s). However, Kyo and its representatives will not be liable for any damage to, or loss of, artwork during shipment, delivery, install, exhibition, storage or removal.

Kyo reserves the right to review all submitted and accepted work upon the completion of delivery for compliance with the requirements outlined here, and retains the right to refuse any work that does not comply with those requirements or that is inconsistent with the image of the artwork selected.