EESG encourages artists from all backgrounds to participate in “Buena Conmigo” Lotería Exhibition.
This exhibit will feature artists from all backgrounds interpreting the nostalgic family game, Lotería. Lotería is a game of chance, similar to bingo but using images on a deck of cards instead of plain numbers. It roots trace back to 1769 and its current images, by Don Clement Jacques, have become iconic in Mexican culture.
Deadline for Submissions: Monday, December 5, 2016
Drop off: Tuesday, December 6, 5-8PM
Opening Reception: Friday, December 9, 6-9PM
Lotería Game Night: Saturday, December 10, 5-8PM
Closing Reception: Saturday, December 17, 11-5PM
Entries must be original pieces of art inspired by the symbolism, iconography, style or themes from the images of the Lotería deck of cards. Submit an image of your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, December 2, 2016. All approved artists will be notified via email on a first come basis with payment instructions. You will be added to the artists list once payment has been received.
Media accepted but not limited to: painting, photography, drawing, printmaking, 3D works, etc. For specific questions please contact email@example.com. EESG reserves the right to reject any submitted work without explanation.
Entry fee to cover hanging and promotion is $15. Size limit 3′ X 3′ (unless otherwise approved). Gallery will handle all sales and will take a 25% commission. Prints of work submitted to the show can be sold through the East End consignment shop for the same commission. There is no limit on the amount of work you can submit for consideration.
Artist outside of Houston and surrounding areas can submit without an entry fee, but are responsible for all shipping. Must include return shipping label in parcel. Gallery will handle all sales and will take a 30% commission.
All work must be READY TO HANG. All paper or flat canvas art must be framed with either a single saw tooth hanger for lighter pieces or wired for heavier pieces. All unframed canvas/wood pieces must also have either a single saw tooth hanger for lighter pieces or wired for heavier pieces. Loose art/prints that are unframed on clips or any other type of hanging hardware not listed above will not be accepted. Frames must be secure. No Poster style frames or clip frames will be accepted.