I am very happy to share the following information. It is also posted on http://artcafeinternational.wordpress.com
So please have a look and help create a better world by contributing an artwork for this very good cause!
Love and Light to all, Laara Williamsen, International professional painter, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Art cafe International is pleased to announce our “Call To Artists” for the St. Petersburg Florida Midtown Rotary Annual Gala Fundraiser. Peter Filzmaier, a member of Art cafe International has met with the Directors of this Rotary chapter and your art donations will be exhibited November 8th through to November 10th. The Rotary chapter will also be listing your image on their website and promoting the “Rotary Annual Gala and Art Auction” in the Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg area in Florida, U.S.A. Aditional publicity includes listing on this website and on our facebook page so that prospective bidders can preview the art works.
The venue for this event is the historical Manhattan Casino in midtown St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.A,
Now more than ever, as artists, we can help to make a better world by contributing our paintings or drawings to a worthy cause! And the Rotary is just such a cause. They are a worthy, established charity and have been offering individual, community and national assistance to those in need for so many years!
Please join us by donating an original artwork or a limited edition print. We are also accepting 4 x 6 inch paintings or drawings done on heavy watercolor paper and framed with a 2 inch matt.
Submission Deadline – September 15th, 2014.
All artworks must be received by October 8th, 2014.
This is an international group exhibition and an excellent way to contribute to charity and gain exposure for your art works! Looking forward to hearing from you!
Please see the CALL TO ARTISTS FOR MORE INFORMATION BELOW
CALL TO ARTISTS
The Rotary Annual Gala and Art Auction,
St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.A.
November 8th to 10th, 2014
Original 2 dimensional art works on stretcher bars can be sized up to 24 x 36 inches and must either have the outside edges painted or be framed with hanging wire on the back. Art work can be signed on the front of the painting or initialled and signed on the back.
Original 2 dimensional works of art on quality paper sized 4 x 6 inches are required to be matted 2 inches all around the art work. No hanger or frame is required.
Original 3 dimensional art works will be considered after viewing email image and reading dimensions and weight of the piece.
Limited edition prints of 50 are required to be matted but not framed. A certificate of authenticy signed by the artist needs to be included with the art work. Please copy our Certificate of authenticy and complete the information. This is at the bottom of the page.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS SEPTEMBER 15TH, 2014
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR ART WORKS
Send an email stating
The art work title, size, media and
Your full name, Your title, City, State or Province, Country,
Your website or other url (so we can include it on our website!)
along with with an attached image (under 1 MB) of your artwork to
DEADLINE FOR RECEIVING ART WORKS IS OCTOBER 8TH, 2014
When using mail or courier please check the arrival dates carefully and get a tracking number so you can be sure it arrives on time. Use express mail if overseas or courier with tracking to again assure delivery before October 8th, 2014.
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Please be certain that your art work will arrive on or before October 8th, 2014. We cannot guarantee hanging beyond this date and we cannot return parcels. We are a fledgling group doing charity events so whether you are using mail or courier, please get a tracking number so you can follow your package and be certain it arrives on time.
Peter Filzmaier will be storing all the art works and doing the hanging for this international group charity event.
If you have questions about the submission process please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
ALL DONATIONS ARE WELCOME AND APPRECIATED
Help us create a better world by sharing your creativity!
Please copy and complete – send with your Limited Edition Print – series of 50
CERIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY
This certificate authenticates that ________________________ (name of painting)
is number _____________ of a series of fifty Fine Art Prints
created by ________________________________________(your name typed)
during the year_________________(year print(s) were created) and further that
this series is the ONLY First Edition of this series ever to be created.
SIGNED_______________________________________ (YOUR SIGNATURE)
AT______________________________ (PLACE OF SIGNING, TOWN, COUNTRY)
ON THIS ____________DAY OF _____________(Month), in the year 2014
The artist’s signature verifies that he/she has personally proofed the print to their creative satisfaction and that this Limited edition print is a high standard of printing with inks on archival paper.
Peter Filzmaier has offered to share the name of his printer and a way to cut down on delivery time.
For those of you who wish to save on shipping costs it is possible for you to use a printer here in the USA and have the printer ship the prints to me but you will still have to send me a Certificate of Authenticity for each print. The printer’s website is www.posterprintshop.com the printer does good work that is reasonable in cost.
Very best wishes – we look forward to hearing from you, sharing this event with you and together helping to make a better world!
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International professional painter
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Outstanding colorist painter
St. Petersborough, Florida, U.S.A.