"Living it Forward" for UNOS


Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries for an Exhibition to be held at UNOS in Richmond VA.

· Call For Entry Dates: February 15, 2023, through March 15, 2023
· How will the Call Be Held: Call for Entries will be through Artcall.org which is online
· Theme: “Living It Forward”
The theme commemorates the U.S. reaching 1,000,000 transplants in September2022.
How to interpret the theme:
- Awareness month, April, colors are blue and green
- Spring and Renewal
- Symbols relating to donation and transplant such as butterflies, hope, and the
gift of life.
· All work submitted must be for sale.
· Approximately 50 pieces will be chosen to be in the LIVE and in the Online Exhibitions
through Crossroads Art Center’s Website.
· Online Only - The juror may choose more pieces to be part of the Online Exhibition
through Crossroads Art Center’s Website that will NOT be shown Live.
· Entry Fees: $15 per submission (limit of two submissions)
· Commission on sales 50%
20% will go to UNOS 15% will go to Crossroads Art Center, 15% will be donated to
#LiveLikeLisaRVA – the nonprofit started by friends and family to honor Lisa Schaffner
and the good work she did in the community. The proceeds will go to the Scholarship
Fund setup at VCU for Journalism Student.
· Awards: Cash prizes are awarded for the 1st $100, 2nd $75, and 3rd $50 place winners
· Exhibition Opening: Friday, April 7, 2023, from 5-8pm

Dates To Know:
Call for Entries: February 15, 2023, through March 15, 2023
Artists Notified: March 20, 2023, via email
Artwork Drop Off: Wednesday, March 29 – Saturday, April 1, 2023, by Noon at Crossroads Art Center
Exhibition Opening: Friday, April 7, 2023, from 5-8pm
Exhibition End Date: June 30, 2023
Artwork Available for Artists to Pick Up: July 5 - 8, 2023, at Crossroads Art Center

Before submitting artwork, please read and be sure you understand thoroughly procedures and expectations for participating in our 2023 Shows.
Important Information:

You will need an artist statement - 200 Word limit in first person in order to enter the shows.

1. You do not  have to create a portfolio site to enter the show.
2. The way you fill out the form is how it will be shown on the labels, excel spreadsheets, awards and publicity.
a. Use a capital Letter for your First and Last Night
b. Make sure Prices are correct - we encountered folks not having enough 0000s.
c. Vertical Measurements should be first then Width then Depth
d. If art is to be framed for display, we need images and measurements of the art in the  frame. If we do not have the measurements framed or the image framed, your piece will not be considered to jury.  Give us the correct measurements DO NOT GUESS.
e. Statement regarding the piece of art - The character limit is 300!! This is used for all publicity online and in house. Spell check it as well as word count it!
f. FYI - you do not have to add all the information at once. You can go back in and add images and edit until the call ends.  
g. Please double check all the information.

After entering, please go back and double check your information. 

"Living it Forward" for UNOS currently has no products for sale online.

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