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Invitation to Exhibit at LACDA | November 2018 | "Open Source"
 
L.A. Center for Digital Art
 
Dear Artists,


I am organizing a group exhibit for November 2018 "OPEN SOURE" patterned after a series of salon style exhibitions we have had success with and we would like to include your work for the exhibit. This is an open exhibit for all artists that participate in our calls and competitions, LACDA creates the prints. Referrals are welcome as well.  

We will not be able to show prints from the prior "Open Source" exhibits for this new edition of the  show. Unsold prints are shipped back to the artists after the show closes. 

News of the exhibit will be distributed to our email list of over 15,000 to our network of curators, critics and our considerable social media outlets.  The Opening Reception will continue our series of Saturday openings which have been very successful especially at drawing a more specialized art crowd. 

The "Open Source" salon style  exhibit will feature artists focused on digital art and photography and raises funds for our operations and improvements to our gallery (including our new Epson p10000 printer!). This exhibit will be in the largest of four separate exhibit areas, which features a wall that is 30 contiguous feet wide and 12 feet high. The opening will be high energy and well attended.  

Exhibit dates: Nov 8-Dec 1
Saturday reception: Nov 10, 6-9pm
Art Walk preview: Thursday Nov 8, 7-9pm

Images of previous salon stye exhibits can be found here:

January 2018

Other earlier shows:


Our very first Salon style exhibit:


How it works:
Each artist has us do one or more prints for the show at the uniform paper size of 44x36 (up to 38x30 image area with 3" margin/trim area) on your choice of luster, gloss or semi-matte at $145 per print. All are Premium Epson papers and of the highest quality. Having us do the prints is mandatory, as well as the standardized size (which allows for the successful overall design of the exhibit.

We will try to show as many artists as possible, so the show will be a salon style hanging, one work atop another vertically double and triple hung. Work is for sale and the artists receive 50% commission. Prints remaining can be shipped at nominal cost to artist.

No limit on number of prints an artist can show, but space is limited to about 50 prints. Space is reserved when funds are received. Both tall and wide aspect images are welcome. 

Instructions for Participation:

Two easy steps:

1) Send funds via PayPal for your prints here:


Please include your shipping address with your information

Outside California $145.00 USD per print      
CA Residents add 9% tax; $158.05 USD per print

2) Upload your images here: http://lacda.com/upload.html 

Name your file as follows indicating name and type of paper: 
Rex_Bruce_semimatte.jpg  
Brad_Pitt_glossy.tif
Jimi_Hendrix_luster.jpg

For multiple images: Jeff_Koons_luster1.psd  Jeff_Koons_luster2.psd  Jeff_Koons_luster3.psd

The exhibit is artist curated. We review images you select and may collaborate further on that.

Any file type, color space printable from Photoshop is fine. Send us the best image you have, we do the rest. Max image area is 30x38. Don't worry, if there is an issue we will fix it. We will get the titles, prices, etc. later in another email.

Please respond soon, even with newly added space this will fill quickly and we will need all of the files in for printing in well in advance of the exhibit. 

Thanks so much for all of your support and taking part in this exciting endeavor!

Best,

Rex Bruce
Director
Los Angeles Center For Digital Art
104 East Fourth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013


Note: If you have exhibited recently, or have received this call in error feel free to ignore. This is a unique opportunity so we wanted to let lots of you know about it. Our apologies for any cross postings (I checked through as best I could), and recent multiple invitations over time; it just means we really like your art!  All are welcome to participate, of course.


"Open Source"

Nov 8 - Dec 1

Saturday Reception:
Nov 10, 6-9pm


Art Walk Preview:
Nov 8, 7-9pm




LACDA is about participation!
Los Angeles Center For Digital Art is dedicated to the vast panorama of hybrid forms of art and technology that constitute our moment in culture. We are committed to supporting local, international, emerging and established artists through exposure in our gallery. We have an ongoing schedule of exhibits and competitions, produce editions of wide format archival prints, and collaborate in the production of digital artworks in our studio. As well we are involved with curating digital exhibits at institutions and festivals outside of the LACDA gallery schedule.

 

L.A. Center for Digital Art, 104 East Fourth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013