ARTIST GUIDELINES FOR THIS IS WHERE I LIVE 2018

Please read the below information to see if you qualify for the This Is Where I Live (TIWIL) exhibitions. Your painting or drawing could be hung in London, New York, Mumbai, Melbourne or Auckland.

Artists

Eligibility - You must be currently homeless or have experienced homelessness in the past five years to be eligible to participate. If your artwork isn’t chosen for this round of TIWIL we may consider it to be included within our other projects (with your consent). Please note: TIWIL have limited spaces so only those who are eligible will be considered. 

Contract - When entering TIWIL you will need to sign an artist’s contract that agrees to any terms and conditions.

Artworks

Base material - Paper or card. Please no canvas as its expensive to ship. Originals only (no prints).

Size - Max of A3  / 12” x 16”

Media - All media is acceptable however if using chalk pastels etc please ensure fixative and wrapped carefully.  

Framing - Each city is responsible for the framing of their exhibition, therefore artists do not need to frame their works. We will ensure care is taken of the artwork during shipping including the wrapping and tracking of all items.

Logistics

Due Date - In order to have ample time to arrange postage, framing etc. Please have all art with us by the 15 April 2018.

Exhibition

Can I request a city? - Unfortunately we do not take requests for where you want your art sent. This year we will curate each show before sending them abroad, so your work will be matched with other artists to make for a stronger exhibition.

Opening - Each city will have a slightly different opening date we will keep you posted on upcoming dates. 

Documenting Events - This is a collaborative exchange, and we are requesting that each city takes photos or videos (or both!) of their exhibition. Each city can see what the other is doing. Therefore your artworks maybe used in promotional content across different media which is explained in the artists contract.

Sales

Does it have to be for sale? - No. If you don’t want to sell your art that’s fine.

What if my artworks sells? - Prices and commissions may vary from city to city depending on their exhibition space, local currency etc. We always strive to get the most money going back to the artists as possible.

 

Any further questions please contact sarah@cafeart.org.uk