Light of the Ancestors Artist Exhibition Information
EXHIBITION DURATION: February 13 through March 6, 2015 VENUE LOCATION
Pepco Edison Place Gallery 702 Eighth Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001, Between G & H Phone: (202) 872-3396
The Gallery is open to the public Tuesday through Friday, 12 noon to 4:00 pm. Admission is free. The entrance is at 702 Eighth Street between G and H streets, directly behind the entrance to their headquarters. Close to the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station and the National Portrait Gallery. Public parking garage is right next door.
Shipping and Hand Delivery Deadline: All accepted work should have label secured on back with artist name and title of artwork. Deliver to Pepco Edison Place Gallery on either of these dates: - Tuesday, February 3rd, Noon to 4 PM - Wednesday, February 4th, Noon to 4 PM - Thursday, February 5th, Noon to 4 PM - Friday, February 6th, Noon to 4 PM - Monday, February 9th, 10 AM to 12 noon All shipped work must be delivered in sturdy, re-usable packing materials/containers, which will be used for return shipping. All work received must be accompanied by a pre-paid, bar-coded return shipping label. Work that is hand-delivered must also be packed in sturdy, reusable containers. No packing peanuts. Please note: BADC and Art Impact USA are unable to return work that is not accompanied by a pre-paid, bar-coded return shipping label.
Opening Reception, Friday February 13, 6-9 PM
Closing Reception & Artist Talk, Friday March 6, 6-8:30 PM
Pick up artwork: Friday, March 6, 8:30 PM - 9 PM and Monday, March 9, Noon to 4 PM
Installation will begin Monday, February 9 at Noon. All work must be ready to hang with the correct strength wire in place (no saw tooth or other types of hangers). No holes are permitted to be punched in the Pepco Edison Place Gallery walls. Click here to view the Gallery's Arakawa hanging system hooks. Works on paper must be framed. Artists will be notified by email of acceptance or non-acceptance on Monday, December 15, 2014. At the time of the hanging of the exhibition, the curator reserves the right to decline work that differs significantly from the submitted imagery.
Please note that it is the responsibility of the individual artist to hand-deliver or ship their work both to and from Pepco Edison Place Gallery. Work that is hand-delivered must be picked up at the end of the closing reception on Friday, March 6, between the hours of 9 PM and 10 PM and on Saturday March 7 between 10 AM and 12 PM. Work must include a pre-paid shipping label (must show bar code to be pre-paid) for return of any unsold work.
Work that does not include a valid return-shipping label will not be returned. Any artwork left for 30 days or more becomes the property of BADC at its sole discretion. Entry into this exhibition constitutes agreement with all terms enumerated in this prospectus, including a commitment to show accepted work for the duration of the exhibition. All of the conditions must be met or work will not be accepted. EVENT & ARTIST MARKETING
In addition to participating in the Light of the Ancestors exhibition in the Pepco Edison Place Gallery in Washington, DC, each artist will be placed on the Art Impact USA website. Each artist will be able to show and promote their art, their artistic experience, along with their personal art website. The artists by being featured on the Art Impact USA website will have backlinks to the artists' websites.
Art Impact USA will promote the selected artists in an email promotion, online press release marketing, online event promotions and in social media marketing to art collectors, art gallery owners and directors and related art professionals including art critics. At least two promotional YouTube videos will be created to highlight the selected artists and their work. Click here to view promotional video.
Art Impact USA will promote the Light of the Ancestors exhibit by posting press releases to more than 70+ online Press Release sites and to over 35 DC area newspapers, magazines and radio stations. The Exhibition will receive extensive publicity and increased website traffic in order to make the art world aware of the artist’s accomplishments. Click here to view the WUSA 9 TV interview video.
70% of the selling price will go to the artist. 15% of the selling price goes to BADC and 15% goes to Art Impact USA (which will then be donated in part to Siblings Together USA.) Sales are conducted directly between Art Impact USA and the buyer. INSURANCE
While artwork will be handled with utmost care during the exhibition, neither Pepco, BADC nor Art Impact USA is responsible for lost or damaged artwork while it is en route to and from the gallery. Artists are advised to carry their own insurance during shipping. BADC has arranged for insurance during the show.