Call to Artists Instructions

2020 BEAVERTON ARTS MIX! VIRTUAL ART SHOW & SALE

October 1 - 31, 2020 | October is Arts & Humanities Month

Visual artists in Oregon are invited to submit their artwork(s) to the 2020 Beaverton Arts Mix! (BAM!) Virtual Art Show & Sale. The online show will be held October 1-31, 2020 to celebrate Arts & Humanities month online at BeavertonOregon.gov/BAM. Monetary prizes and ribbons will be awarded. All sales will be directly between potential buyers and each artist.

IMPORTANT VIRTUAL ONLINE JURIED SHOW INFORMATION

  • Due to the COVID-19 and the ongoing and unprecedented times we are living in, we want to make this show possible without compromising anyone’s personal safety and health
  • There will not be an artist’s reception or Quick Draw, as in previous years, nor will there be a need for artists to volunteer
  • Only juried artwork will be featured in the online show, but we encourage you to have additional works available for interested buyers
  • Because the show will be virtual, we will be able to accept more juried artworks than for a live show
  • All sales will be between potential buyers and the individual artists, and you must be able to provide this service
  • If a piece sells the artist will mark the work as sold in the artist’s Fine Art Submission tab
  • The online application process will offer a field for you to enter your preferred contact information for potential buyers
  • Although BAM! will not be including additional artworks for juried artists, it is our hope that you will be able to share more of your work with potential buyers by offering your website address or other viewing methods of your choice.

SALES & FEES

  • All sales will be between potential buyers and individual artist, thus the artist must be able to provide this service
  • If a piece sells the artist will mark the work as sold in the artist’s Fine Art Submission tab
  • No commission will be retained by the Arts Program from sales occurring during the event
  • There are no entry or exhibit fees to apply to this call

ELIGIBILITY

  • Artists must reside in Oregon
  • All artwork must be original
  • Accepted juried artwork from a previous BAM! show may not be entered again
  • All artwork must be for sale
  • Artwork by emerging artists are acceptable and encouraged!

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Artists may submit up to FOUR works for consideration
  • 3D art mediums only may post up to 3 images per artwork (ceramics, fine craft, glass, jewelry, sculpture, woodwork)

AWARDS

$1,000 Best in Show
$750 Juror’s Choice (4 awards)
$500 Mayor’s Choice
$500 Staff’s Choice
$500 People’s Choice (virtual viewers may vote for their favorite artworks online)

2020 JUDGES / CATEGORIES

  • BAM! 2020 will be juried by a panel of local arts specialists with a wide array of artistic media expertise and knowledge
  • All 2D and 3D media will be considered:
    • Acrylics
    • Ceramics
    • Colored Pencil
    • Digital Art
    • Drawings
    • Encaustic
    • Fine Craft
    • Glass
    • Ink
    • Jewelry
    • Mixed Media
    • Oils
    • Pastels
    • Photography
    • Sculpture
    • Textiles
    • Watercolor
    • Woodwork
    • Other

BAM! 2020 ENTRANTS SCHEDULE

  • APR 1 – JUN 18 | Artists MUST apply electronically at www.BeavertonOregon.gov/BAM
  • THU, JUN 18 | Entries must be submitted online by Thursday, June 18, 2020 by the end of the work day, 5 PM Pacific Time. No exceptions.
  • AUG | Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will occur in August
  • FRI, SEP 25 | Accepted artwork(s) details for the virtual show must be confirmed by each artist by this date
  • OCT 1 – 31 | 2020 BAM! Virtual Art Show & Sale is live all month

DEADLINE TO APPLY

Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the end of the work day, 5 PM Pacific Time
No exceptions.

2020 BAM! Call to Artists Instructions

CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information, contact the Arts Program at 503-526-2471 or artsmail@BeavertonOregon.gov or visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/BAM.

BAM! is a signature event of the City of Beaverton Arts Program. For more information about the Arts Program, visit www.BeavertonOregon.gov/Arts.

Accessibility information: This information can be made available in alternative formats such as large print or audio tape. To request alternative formats, contact Arts Program by calling 503-526-2471 or emailing artsmail@BeavertonOregon.gov. Use 711 for relay service.