Publication: Print-on-Demand | PDF | Digital
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Curator: Steven DaLuz
Mediums: Painting (all mediums), sculpture, and drawings.
Read general guidelines before submitting. Guidelines found here.
This call will consider the human figure, in all its glory. Selected works must have been completed in 2017. Photography, digital, and computer-generated works are excluded for this issue. Paintings (oil, acrylic, watercolor, casein, encaustic, guoache, mixed mediums), collage, fiber, drawings (graphite. charcoal, silverpoint, colored pencil, ink, other dry or wet mediums), sculpture (stone, wood, bronze, metal, clay, ceramic, etc.) will all be considered. Remember, the focus of all work submitted is the human figure. NO PORTRAITURE will be considered for this issue. Other issues are dedicated entirely to the subject of portraiture.
This is an open call, though some artists may be invited to submit work for consideration. No work will be considered that was completed under the direction of a teacher or during a workshop. All work must be the original conception of the artist and executed by the artist. Final pieces selected for publication will represent some of the finest figurative work completed in 2017.
Publisher's Notes: For this call we are searching for 100 Figurative artworks to feature in our end-of-the-year issue. This call is being curated by Steven DaLuz. Use the form to submit. All artwork must have been completed in 2017. We are not looking for portraits. The artwork should have the human figure as the main focus of the artwork. Our publisher Didi Menendez will contact the artists whose work is selected and may ask for additional materials when the issue goes into production. It is a good practice to include a text file with your contact information and standard bio in your folder along with your images. Any entries which do not follow directions will be deleted. We will only contact artists whose work is selected.
Complimentary copies of the PDF will be sent to our database of art collectors and art advocates. We do not offer complimentary copies in any format to our contributors.
Steven DaLuz isknown for figurative works and imagined landscapes, largely usinga process he devised with metal leaf, oil, and mixed media. Born in Hanford, California, Steve retired from the Air Force afterliving 13 years abroad. He completed a BA degree in Social Psychology, and an MA degree in Management, before earning a BFA in 2003. His drawings and paintings are represented in private and corporate collections in 30 States and overseas. He was a featured speaker at The Representational Art Conference, 2014, and his work was in the International Masters of Fine Art exhibition in 2014. He has exhibited internationally, and his work has been publishedin art books, and magazines, such as Art in America, American Art Collector, Fine Art Connoisseur, The Huffington Post, Encaustic Art, ProfessionalArtist, the International Drawing Annual, andThe Artists. He curated an entire issue of Poets & Artists magazine called, "The Power of Drawing", released in December, 2014, which featured 100 drawings by 50 artists from across the globe. DaLuz was a finalist for the prestigious 2015 Hunting Art Prize. He is represented by AnArte Gallery in San Antonio and The Marshall Gallery in Scottsdale, Az.
Image on header is that of artist Casey Childs.