8th Annual Big Gay Art Show

8th Annual Big Gay Art Show

 

2021 BIG GAY ART SHOW

Friday July 2, 2021 (First Friday Uptown)

Sedona Arts Center | SEG Special Events Gallery
15 Art Barn Rd Sedona, AZ 86336
artists submit here

Still FREE, FUN and First Friday July!

The Big Gay Art Show exhibits and sells artwork in support of the LGBT+ community and allies. Though entries are juried, the entry process is free and open to anyone that would like to participate. This event is a much anticipated, well attended exhibition open to all artists in any medium and of any level. This year the exhibition venue and date range has been expanded to accommodate this growth! The show will feature an opening reception on the First Friday July 2, 2021, 5:00- 8:00pm and the exhibition will continue through July 11th in the Theatre Gallery and Special Exhibition Gallery (adjoining rooms) at the Sedona Arts Center.


2020 Submission Guidelines:

Eligibility
All artwork must be original by the artist. Works previously exhibited at the Big Gay Art Show are allowed, but new work is highly encouraged.  Wall art must be properly wired and ready for hanging upon delivery, it will not be accepted if it is not ready to hang. No saw-tooth hangers accepted. Artwork will be judged by quality and creativity of artwork. All artists of any level of experience are welcome to submit work.

Sales & Fees
There is no fee to submit and display work, however, if an item is sold during the exhibition Sedona Arts Center will retain a 25% commission. All sales will run through the Sedona Arts Center. All entries must bear a sale price determined by the submitting artist or artists can elect to designate their work NFS (not for sale). Payment to artists for artwork sold occurs in the month following the sale to address on record from entry application. The 25% commission to the Sedona Arts Center will help pay for marketing, costs of the show, and support the show for the following year.

Entering The Show:
Online entry will be conducted through the Sedona Arts Center website. Jurying of submissions will be ongoing and applications are accepted through the Submission deadline June 15 2021. Each artist is encouraged to submit up to 4 pieces for jury selection. Current contact information is necessary. The independent jury committee is comprised of three professional artists. Artists will be notified of the jurying results by email.

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7th Annual Big Gay Art Show

2019 BIG GAY ART SHOW

July 5, 6,& 7, 2019 (First Friday Uptown)

Sedona Arts Center | SEG Special Events Gallery
15 Art Barn Rd Sedona, AZ 86336
artists submit here

Still FREE, FUN and First Friday July!

Sedona Arts Center is providing the space and opportunity for the LGBT and LGBT friendly community throughout the Verde Valley (and beyond) to exhibit their art!

July 5, 6 & 7  2019 (First Friday Uptown) Sedona Arts Center • SEG Special Events Gallery 15 Art Barn Rd Sedona, AZ 86336

Submit online – Exhibitor Submission Form

Contact – artwork@biggayartshow.com

Sale of art available for purchase is to be directly facilitated by artist or representing gallery. Art unavailable for sale (private collection) or sold during the exhibit will be identified as such.

2019 Submission Guidelines:

Each artist is encouraged to submit a maximum of 4 pieces for jury selection. Mediums include Oil, Water Color, Acrylic paintings, Photography, Ceramics, Pottery, Sculptures, Functional Art, Mixed Media and more. Approximately 64 pieces are to be displayed during the exhibit. Pieces must be suitable for display~ on the wall (framed and ready to hang) or on a pedestal, or on the floor (if large sculpture etc.) Tables will not be set up.

Artist portfolio to include:

Current contact information: Name, email address, telephone number Artist Statement/Biography including, if applicable, exhibitions, gallery representation, awards Jurying of submissions is ongoing, applications and portfolios are accepted through June 15, 2018. Artists will be notified by email of jury outcomes. *First notification date expected mid-May. The independent jury committee is comprised of three professional artists. They bring their experience and knowledge to the process. Jurying is based on artistic merit, exhibit focus, and fit with other participating artists works.

TAKE IN

Wednesday July 4th 2019, 9 AM to 3:30 PM

PICK UP

Monday July 9th 2019, 10 AM to 1 PM Sunday July 8th 4 PM to 5 PM (final hour of exhibit)

Artist in Residence and Volunteer Opportunities:

Friday July 5

Refreshments 4:30-clean up

Saturday July 6

9:45 – 1:30 1:30 – 5:00

Sunday July 7

9:45 – 1:30 1:30 – 5:00 (release art (sign off forms) from 4-5)
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6th Annual Big Gay Art Show

6th Annual Big Gay Art Show

2018 BIG GAY ART SHOW

July 6, 7 and 8, 2018 (First Friday Uptown)

Sedona Arts Center SEG Special Events Gallery 15 Art Barn Rd Sedona, AZ 86336
artists submit here

Still FREE, FUN and First Friday July!

Sedona Arts Center is providing the space and opportunity for the LGBT and LGBT friendly community throughout the Verde Valley (and beyond) to exhibit their art!

July 6, 7 & 8  2018 (First Friday Uptown) Sedona Arts Center • SEG Special Events Gallery 15 Art Barn Rd Sedona, AZ 86336

Submit online – Exhibitor Submission Form

Contact – artwork@biggayartshow.com

Sale of art available for purchase is to be directly facilitated by artist or representing gallery. Art unavailable for sale (private collection) or sold during the exhibit will be identified as such.

2018 Submission Guidelines:

Each artist is encouraged to submit a maximum of 4 pieces for jury selection. Mediums include Oil, Water Color, Acrylic paintings, Photography, Ceramics, Pottery, Sculptures, Functional Art, Mixed Media and more. Approximately 64 pieces are to be displayed during the exhibit. Pieces must be suitable for display~ on the wall (framed and ready to hang) or on a pedestal, or on the floor (if large sculpture etc.) Tables will not be set up.

Artist portfolio to include:

Current contact information: Name, email address, telephone number Artist Statement/Biography including, if applicable, exhibitions, gallery representation, awards Jurying of submissions is ongoing, applications and portfolios are accepted through June 15, 2018. Artists will be notified by email of jury outcomes. *First notification date expected mid-May. The independent jury committee is comprised of three professional artists. They bring their experience and knowledge to the process. Jurying is based on artistic merit, exhibit focus, and fit with other participating artists works.

TAKE IN

Wednesday July 4th 2018, 9 AM to 3:30 PM

PICK UP

Monday July 9th 2018, 10 AM to 1 PM Sunday July 8th 4 PM to 5 PM (final hour of exhibit)

Artist in Residence and Volunteer Opportunities:

Friday July 6

Refreshments 4:30-clean up

Saturday July 7

9:45 – 1:30 1:30 – 5:00

Sunday July 8

9:45 – 1:30 1:30 – 5:00 (release art (sign off forms) from 4-5)

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5th Annual Big Gay Art Show

5th Annual Big Gay Art Show

5th Annual Big Gay Art Show!

Still FREE, FUN and First Friday July!

Share with your artist friends! Thanks to those who’ve already submitted their works!* For those that haven’t, there’s time!* For those who’ve not participated recently* (but have been intending to) finish a couple things and send them in! If you’ve not yet participated, get to creating and be prepared to share!

Timid budding artists, established professional artists, enthusiastic amateur artists, if you have had a fun time creating something please SHARE! (Exhibit)

Sedona Arts Center is providing the space and opportunity for the LGBT and LGBT friendly community throughout the Verde Valley (and beyond) to exhibit their art!

July 7, 8, 9 2017 (First Friday Uptown)
Sedona Arts Center SEG Special Events Gallery
15 Art Barn Rd
Sedona, AZ 86336

 

Submit online – Exhibitor Submission Form

Contact – artwork@biggayartshow.com

Sale of art available for purchase is to be directly facilitated by artist or representing gallery. Art unavailable for sale (private collection) or sold during the exhibit will be identified as such.

 

Submission Guidelines:

Each artist is encouraged to submit a maximum of 5 pieces for jury selection. Mediums include Oil, Acrylic, Water Color paintings, Photography, Ceramics, Pottery, Sculptures, Functional Art, Mixed Media and more. Approximately 64 pieces are to be displayed during the exhibit. Pieces must be suitable for display~ on the wall (framed and ready to hang) or on a pedestal, or on the floor (if large sculpture etc.) Tables will not be set up.

Artist portfolio to include:

Current contact information: Name, email address, telephone number

Artist Statement/Biography including, if applicable, exhibitions, gallery representation, awards

 

Jurying of submissions is ongoing, applications and portfolios are accepted through June 15, 2017. Artists will be notified by email of jury outcomes.
*First notification date expected Friday May 12th and weekly thereafter.

The independent jury committee is comprised of three professional artists. They bring their experience and knowledge to the process. Jurying is based on artistic merit, exhibit focus, and fit with other participating artists works.

TAKE IN

Wednesday July 5th 2017, 9 AM to 3:30 PM

PICK UP

Monday July 10th 2017, 10 AM to 1 PM

Sunday July 9th 4 PM to 5 PM (final hour of exhibit)

 

Artist in Residence and Volunteer Opportunities:

Friday July 7

Refreshments 4:30-clean up

Saturday July 8

9:45 – 1:30

1:30 – 5:00

Sunday July 9

9:45 – 1:30

1:30 – 5:00 (release art (sign off forms) from 4-5)

 

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4th Annual Show

Call to Artists!

BIG GAY ART SHOW
Submit Your Art for Our 4th Annual Exhibit!

Are you an artist or creative person with art you’d like to share at the Big Gay Art Show? Sedona Arts Center invites seasoned artists, talented emerging artists and art students to submit their works for consideration as part of our ongoing diverse art experience! The Big Gay Art Show is an exhibition to recognize artists in the LGBTQ community normally not presented as a whole, and those artists who support them. Submissions are welcome from all LGBTQ and LGBTQ friendly artists through June 25.

Entry/Submission fee? ZERO dollars! Artists will be notified two to five days after online submission. To submit your art now click here to go directly to the online submission form. Selection is handled by an independent jury of out of state professional artists. For more information and guidelines please visit www.biggayartshow.com or email artwork@biggayartshow.com

Join us on the celebration of our diverse creative community! Each artist is encouraged to submit up to 5 pieces for jury selection. Mediums include Oil, water color, acrylic paintings, photography, ceramics, pottery, sculptures, mixed media, and more! Timid budding artists and established professionals alike-this is supposed to be FUN! Relax, upload the image, follow the instructions and push the button! “Collectors” too, if art in your home or office was created by a Gay or Lesbian artist and you’d like to share it for four days, take a photo, upload the image, follow the instructions etc. As for artist bio…primary juror focus is on the art not on the artist bio! You can email your bio later! Before June 25th of course.

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