KEY DATES 2023
Submission Open April 15, 2023
Submission Close August 11, 2023
Selection Notification August 25, 2023
Delivery of Artwork September 18 - 21, 2023 (times to be scheduled)
Art Walk Kickoff September 23, 2023 (11am-4pm)
Art Exhibition September 23 - October 7, 2023
Artwork Collection October 8, 2023 (9am-12pm)
EXHIBITION AND PRIZE SELECTION
All entries will be initially assessed by the hARTland Art Walk selection panel, who will select a shortlist for exhibition. All entrants will be contacted by email and advised whether or not their entry has been shortlisted.
The hARTland Art Walk guest judges will decide the recipient of the hARTland Art Walk Major Prize and the winner will be announced at the Closing ceremony on Saturday, Oct 7, 2023.
The significant prize money should not deter artists from submitting smaller and/or more affordable works. All artworks will be given equal consideration during judging and the selection panel is seeking to shortlist artworks across a range of price brackets and mediums.
All artworks must be available for sale for the full exhibition period. hARTland Art Walk shall retain 20% of the nominated price for any works sold throughout the exhibition, or afterward, as a result of the hARTland Art Walk.
Completion of the application form is required with a $25 Entry fee (non refundable) to enter up to three artworks.
The hARTland Art Walk will accept submissions of original artworks, completed recently in the following formats. Please upload up to 3 views of your artwork as PDF documents for juried selection.
• Can be mounted on the wall
• Do not exceed 5 feet in height or width, including frame
• Diptychs and triptychs are accepted where they are considered as one work and the finished size complies with the overall size limit.
• Are freestanding, non-site specific three-dimensional objects
• Do no exceed 35 inches in any dimension
• Have a stable base
Medium – mixed media, paintings, works on paper (drawing, collage, editioned prints), photography and sculpture.
FRAMING, PRESENTATION AND DELIVERY OF ARTWORKS
Artists are responsible for the transport of their work to and from their assigned Art Host on the artwork delivery and collection dates. This includes freight and transport costs in both directions and insurance.
All works must be delivered, wrapped and labeled.
All artworks must be professionally presented for hanging and display otherwise they will not be exhibited. Works on paper and photography must be framed. All hanging works require D-rings and or hanging wire.
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Entry is open to all Michigan residents.
The Artist warrants that the works are original artworks signed by the Artist.
The Artist cannot submit a work if it has been submitted previously to the hARTland Art Walk.
The Artist appoints hARTland Art Walk as their agent for all purposes associated with the exhibition and sale of works.
hARTland Art Walk reserves the right, at its absolute and sole discretion, to reject any submitted works at any time.
The decision of the judges appointed by hARTland Art Walk shall be final.
The Artist grants hARTland Art Walk the right to reproduce their work and biographical material by any means in any media for ongoing promotional purposes. The Artist will be properly acknowledged in such material.
The Artist acknowledges and assumes that there is an inherent risk of damage of publicly displayed artwork. The Artist agrees to hold harmless hARTland Art Walk its, volunteers, directors and all associated organizations for any damage incurred during the course of the event.