Dates & Location: May 9 to May 29, 2022 Art Space Connect Gallery at Neilson Park Creative Centre 56 Neilson Drive, Toronto, ON
Gallery hours: Monday to Thursday, 9am to 9:30pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 4:30pm.
Opening Reception and award ceremony: Sunday, May 15th. 2 to 4pm.
GUIDELINES AND INFORMATION FOR THE ARTIST
Eligibility: The competition is open to all Ontario based artists. The show will be open to 2D and 3D works in all media including, but not restricted to, painting, photography, sculpture, glass, fibre, drawing.
Theme ‘Perception’ It's completely up to the artist's interpretation and creativity. Just enjoy the art-making!
Images Images need to be minimum 72 dpi, 'jpg' format. Images labelled in the following format: 'LastnameFirstNameTitleSize.jpg'
Accepted Work Accepted work to be delivered to Neilson Park Creative Centre. Works must be suitably framed and wired for hanging. No ‘saw-tooth’ hangers will be accepted. A label, including Artist Name, Title of Piece, Medium, Dimensions, Selling Price, and Artist’s Contact Information must be affixed to the back of each piece of submitted work
Drop off: Saturday, May 7th, 2022 - from 11 am to 4 pm Pick up: Sunday, May 29th, 2022 in the afternoon - from 12 noon to 4 pm
Notification of Acceptance: April 15, 2022 by email and/or published online.
Categories, Awards and Jurors Two-Dimensional Arts. Category 1: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Gouache, Encaustic, Mixed Media, etc.
First place $150. Second place $75. Third place Overzealous Fine Art Book 2020 Category 2: Printmaking, Pencil, Pastels, Drawing, Ink, Collage, Mixed Media, etc
First place $150. Second place $75. Third place Overzealous Fine Art Book 2020 Category 3: Photography, Film, Digital, etc First place $150. Second place $75. Third place Overzealous Fine Art Book 2020
Three-Dimensional Arts Category 4: Sculpture, Kinetic inst., Wood, Pottery, Glass, Mixed Media, etc. First place $150. Second place $75. Third place Overzealous Fine Art Book 2020 Textile Category 5: Textile, Fibre, all Material arts, Mixed Media, etc First place $150. Second place $75. Third place Overzealous Fine Art Book 2020
Committee Choice Award People’s Choice Award Voting will take place online till May 27th.
Jury Guidelines: 1. The piece of art demonstrates:
A high level of competence in the use of the chosen medium
Well developed sensibilities toward composition and design
2. The work demonstrates one or more of the following:
An innovative approach in composition or technique
Some level of risk taking or experimentation
An original take on a subject
Work that has an edge
3. A piece of work which may either:
Engage you in a meaningful way, emotionally or intellectually
Be an intriguing piece of art which calls you back
Sales Commission: The Overzealous Exhibition and the Overzealous art gallery do not take commission on the sale of any artwork. Sales directly through Neilson Park Creative Centre, will be charged 15% commission. See details below*
Liability: While the Overzealous committee will be diligent in its care and custody of art work, it will not assume responsibility for damage or loss of any piece of work.
Authorization for use of images for advertising: The work of artists whose work is accepted may be used for advertising.
For questions, comments and/or help, please click here to contact us or email John at email@example.com ............................................... *Sales of artworks while at the Gallery are handled by the NPCC front desk and individual artists will be notified via E-mail when a work has sold. Artist(s) will be issued payment for all sold work approximately 14 days after the end of the show, less the 15% commission to NPCC. Allow up to one month for delivery. HST is applicable to all sales. HST will be remitted to artists on submission of their HST registration number; otherwise HST will be reported and remitted by the Centre.