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The 4th Annual 8×8 Art Gallery
Call to Artists

Art for the Heart 2022

Drop-off artwork June 1 – September 1, 2022 or until 150 pieces are collected

$5 Cradleboards are available for purchase in The Arts Center’s ArtShop.

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The Arts Center (TAC) invites you to participate in this year’s Embracing Brave Art for the Heart 2022, the annual fall fundraiser celebrating arts engagement that contribute to community well-being. The 8×8 Art Gallery is in its fourth year and has been a rousing success!

Artists are encouraged to join in by submitting original work for this exciting exhibit.

Established, emerging, and youth artists will see their artwork promoted, hung in the Corrine Woodman Gallery, and shared online while showing their support for The Arts Center.

All sales are donated 100% in support of TAC.

All artwork will become available for purchase at a Preview Event for $75, TBA, until the day of the Gala.

Any artwork available after the Preview period will be available for $40 the day of Art for the Heart on October 1, 2022.

Specifications
  • Finished work must be close to but no bigger than 8 x 8 inches in all directions, including the frame for 2D work and 8 x 8 x 8 inches including supports for sculpture and other 3D formats.
  • 8 x 8 inch wood panels or “cradleboards” are available from TAC for$5 and may serve as frames or part of the work. Use of cradleboards is optional. Assistance to purchase cradleboards is available.
  • Please contact the Art Shop for availability and purchasing of cradleboards. You may also create or purchase your own 8 x 8 inch art base.
  • All work must be original to the submitting artist.
  • All artwork must be display ready. Hanging pieces must include a wire or securely installed hanging mechanism installed by the artist prior to delivery. Sculptures must have supports or stands included, if needed. These will only be returned if work is not purchased.
  • All themes, styles, and media are encouraged. Though smaller work will be accepted, 8 x 8 onches or close to these dimensions is the preferred size.
  • Diptychs and triptychs welcomed.
  • Artists may donate up to 4 pieces.
  • Artists may include contact information and/or a website address as a form of promotion.

Drop Off Info

Drop off artwork to the Art Shop located in The Arts Center during hours of operation beginning June 1 until September 7, 2022 or until 150 pieces are collected. Please print, complete and attach the 8×8 Gallery Donation Form to pieces submitted prior to drop off.

Any unsold work may be picked up at the Art Shop on 10/15/22 through 10/22/22. Any art not collected during this time will be donated to TAC and sold through the Art Shop with 100% of proceeds donated to TAC.

Dates To Remember
June 1 – Sept 7Drop off artwork. Print, complete and attach the 8×8 Gallery Donation Form to pieces submitted prior to drop off.
TBA8×8 Art Gallery Preview Event
October 1, 2022Art for the Heart 2022 Event

8x8 Art Gallery Sign Up 2022

INSTRUCTIONS: Fill out form; Mark your calendar to deliver your 8x8 by September 7, 2022. When you are finished, click the SUBMIT button only once. You will receive a confirmation screen and and email that your submission was received. If you do not receive confirmation, contact Kimberly Long
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Questions? Contact Kimberly Long

Interested in sponsoring Art for the Heart 2022? FMI: Embracing Brave 2022 Art for the Heart Gala

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