The Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) has an open call for entries, all media (except crafts) including photography and new this year, video.
Some of the information about this opportunity is as follows:
Eligibility: Competition open to all artists living in . Entries must be work created within the last three years.
Media: All media. No craft or functional pieces. *For video: please send 1/2″ VHS,NTSC or DVD and make sure tape or disc is cued. Accepted video artists must provide their own equipment/monitors, projectors, VHS, , etc.—and tapes/discs must be set up for continuous play.
NEW THIS YEAR for video artists: All selected video entries will be screened at the Democracy Forum at the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy auditorium (NOT Gallery 825) in January- Date TBD. If selected, your video submission may also be included in the gallery 825 exhibition.
Fees: Non-members: $30 for up to 3 entries; each additional entry is $10. Members: $20 for up to 3 entries; each additional entry is $5. Limit of 5 entries per person. Details of work limited to 2 per entry. Make checks payable to LAAA, do not send cash. Entry fees are non-refundable. (For membership information please visit our website at www.laaa.org or call 310.652.8272)
Entry: Juror will review only Digital Printouts of artwork. NO ACTUAL ARTWORK WILL BE REVIEWED BY THE JUROR prior to selection process. Entries must be printed on photo-quality paper and presented in a 3-hole-punched plastic sheetprotector. All information including name, title, date, medium and dimensions must be written on the bottom right corner of the image side of the page. (Please indicate “top” of each submission) Improperly labeled entries may be rejected. LAAA is not responsible for lost or damaged entries. Do not send resumes, bios or artist statements. ENTRIES MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY REGISTRATION FEE AND COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM. All entries become property of LAAA. No entry materials will be returned. Printouts of accepted work may be used by LAAA for press and promotional materials.
by Doug Stockdale