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Call to Artists: Life is Art & Robin Rile Fine Art Juried Exhibition entries due 5/19/2012

life is art dot orgLife Is Art has partnered with Robin Rile Fine Art to produce a fine contemporary art show featuring south Florida artists in an upscale sales environment targeted at real art collectors and buyers, as well as potential art lovers.

Robin Rile Fine Art presents
The 2012 Life Is Art Summer Show and Celebration
Sponsored by Dan Sehres and Carl Kruse

Villa Sehres
1545 Meridian Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Date & Time:
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Art Show: 4:00pm – 7:30pm, By Invitation Only
After-party: 7:30pm – 11:00pm, Open to All
After-party cost: $20.00 donation at the door

This will be an art event in two parts. The first half, 4:00pm to 7:30pm is invitation only and targeted on up-market art collectors and buyers. Robine Rile Fine Art and Life Is Art will identify those persons through various channels and reach out to them directly. The art show portion will include soft music and light beverages to help set the mood. During this part, we will focus on art sales and educating buyers on the quality of work available from south Florida artists.

The second half, 7:30pm – 11:00pm is open to everyone and is more of a celebration of the arts in south Florida. For a $20 door donation, it includes a live band, sponsored bar and light bites. The goal of this portion of the event is to expose young professional potential art collectors to the work produced in south Florida.

This is a show for real art lovers; those interested in learning more and purchasing work from artists based in south Florida. While there are many amazing fine contemporary artists practicing in south Florida, many collectors do not realize it. Not because of any lack on their part, but because of a lack of opportunities. How are they to find the new masters with so few chances to see them? The Life Is Art Summer Show and Celebration connects south Florida art lovers with south Florida artists.

The Villa is a beautiful two-story venue in the heart of South Beach. Just blocks from Lincoln, it includes a lovely enclosed courtyard area with a pool. The event takes place both inside and outside.

Application Deadline: May 19, 2012
There is NO application fee.
Each artist may submit up to five (5) pieces for consideration. The Jury will choose up to three (3) of those pieces to display.
Applicants will be notified no later than May 26, 2012 if they have been accepted.
We are looking for work priced between $2000 and $9000. We may make exceptions for exceptional work outside of that range. Please choose pieces to submit appropriately.
A sales fee of 40% will be assessed for each sale, please price accordingly.
Be sure to submit the pieces you want to show. Substitutions will not be allowed.
Jury consists of James Echols and Annette Peikert from Life Is Art, Reed Horth and Kathryn Barrow-Horth from Robin Rile Fine Art, Dan Sehres and Carl Kruse.

Artists will be hanging their own work or will need to send a representative to do so.
Each artist will be given a designated area within the venue to display their work.
Arrive between 12pm and 2pm to begin setup on day of show.
Professionals will be available to assist with hanging.
Any unsold art may be collected directly after the show or at a later date, as agreed upon by both parties.
Art must arrive at the venue ready for hanging or installation.
Robin Rile Fine Art will handle all sales and transactions. A significant portion of the proceeds will be donated to Life Is Art in support of their mission to promote the arts in south Florida.
Artists are encouraged, but not required to be in attendance of the event to meet potential buyers.

By agreeing to set up at Life Is Art, the above agrees to protect, keep and save Life Is Art, Robin Rile Fine Art, Dan Sehres, Carl Kruse, and all their officers and staff, forever harmless from any damage, loss, cost, liability, or expense that arises from their being at this event. This agreement covers full setup, run of the event, and takedown. By signing below, you indicate your approval of all information contained.
Life Is Art reserves the right to refuse entrance or participation as allowed by law.

I have read and understood and agree to all of the above.
I release Life Is Art and Robin Rile Fine Art to use my name, image, and company information in the promotion of the event.
By typing my name below, I certify that this signifies a signature of agreement.

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