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Eco-Centric: A Group Show

"At first when I heard about climate change, I was a climate denier. I didn’t think it was happening. Because if there really was an existential crisis like that, that would threaten our civilization, we wouldn’t be focusing on anything else.” (Greta Thunberg)

The goal of this exhibition is to engage our community over a range of critical issues regarding the environment, in order to foster genuine discourse around modern challenges of sustainability, resource consumption, energy policy, biodiversity, and ecological disasters. Regardless of political affiliation, the health of the environment has real, meaningful effects on all of our lives.

We are looking for artworks that investigate themes such as climate change, human impacts on environment, sustainable practices, ecology, pollution, recycling, policy, local or global natural issues. Perspectives can be hopeful, despairing, or anywhere in-between.

We encourage you to submit up to 5 artworks that speak to this theme.

Exhibition Details:

Juror: TBD

Exhibition Dates: May 21st - July 10th, 2021

Artwork Drop Off Dates and Shipping delivery deadline:
Sunday & Monday, May 16 & 17, 2021 (10am to 3pm)

Recommended shipping Deadline:
Application Deadline: 04/09/2021
Artist Notification: 04/16/2021
Opening Reception: TBD
Closing Reception: TBD

Pick up unsold work from Blue Line Arts: July 11th & 12th, 2021 (10am to 3pm)

Eligibility
Open to all artists 18 and older
Artwork cannot have been previously exhibited at Blue Line Arts
All artwork must be for sale
No accepted entry may be withdrawn or sold outside of the exhibition prior to the closing date
Accepted artwork that differs significantly from the image in the online submission will be disqualified
Blue Line Arts handles all sales transactions.
Non-member artists receive a 50% commission from all gallery sales
Members receive a 60% commission from all gallery sales
The artist is responsible to pay for all shipping and must include a prepaid label for return of artwork.
FedEx or UPS ONLY
No USPS
Please use blue painters tape to secure wrapping and artwork during shipping-- this ensures we will be able to reuse packing materials for return shipment
Two-dimensional artwork must be ready to hang with wire backing only
No sawtooth hangers
Pricing Agreement
Blue Line Arts handles all sales transactions. The artist agrees that the price submitted in this form will be the price that the work will be sold for and may not change hereafter. Please note, Non-members receive a 50% sales commission and current Artist Members receive a 60% sales commission.
Shipping
The artist is responsible to pay for all shipping and should have a prepaid label from FedEx or UPS (No US Mail) for the return of artwork. Please mark the outside of your box with your last name in bold letters also please use blue painters tape when you wrap your artwork inside the box.
Please refer to this link when packing your work. https://www.fedex.com/downloads/howtopack/HowToPack_EMEA_eng_final_Feb23_2010.pdf

If you have questions about submissions, please contact Blue Line Arts staff during gallery hours at (916) 783-4117 or at gallery@bluelinearts.org