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Artist Registration for Art Of The African Diaspora 2022

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, October, 31, 2021, 11:59PM

ARTIST INFO SESSION I: Sunday, September 12, 3:00PM-4:30PM (click HERE to register for this zoom event)

ARTIST INFO SESSION II: Saturday, October 23, 12:00PM-1:30PM (RSVP link coming soon!)

2022 PROGRAM*

Exhibition at Richmond Art Center: January 18 – March 19, 2022
Open Studios: Feb 26-27, Mar 5-6, Mar 12-13, 2022
Satellite Exhibitions: Throughout January, February and March
Artistic Achievement Awardee Talk: Saturday, January 22, 12:30-1:30pm
Reception: Saturday, January 22, 2-4pm
Closing Party: Saturday, March 19, 2-4pm

*We are planning an in-person event in 2022. However, all events are subject to change based on COVID-19 safety guidelines.


Be Part of the 25th Anniversary of the Bay Area Black Artists Exhibition at Richmond Art Center

Art Of The African Diaspora is a non-juried group exhibition featuring work by artists of African descent. The showcase exhibition is held at Richmond Art Center and is accompanied by self-guided open studio tours and satellite exhibitions throughout the Bay Area. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ART OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Questions?

For registration and exhibition questions contact: Richmond Art Center at 510.620.6772 or admin@nullrichmondartcenter.org

For open studios and satellite exhibition questions contact: Art Of The African Diaspora Steering Committee via their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/artoftheafricandiaspora/


REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Eligibility: Participation is open to all artists of African descent, who are 16 years or older, and who reside/work within the nine counties of the Bay Area (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma).

Richmond Art Center Exhibition Artwork Requirements:

  • Media: All media considered
  • Artwork size:
    • Wall-hanging artwork may not exceed 40 inches high and 40 inches wide (including the frame)
    • 3D artwork may not exceed 40 inches in any dimension
  • Artwork number: One artwork entry per artist
  • New and original work: Artwork submissions must be original work created since 2018 that have not previously been exhibited at Richmond Art Center.

Registration Fee: $65

Each registered artist receives:

  • Opportunity to exhibit 1 artwork at Richmond Art Center (Available until exhibition full. There is space for maximum 120 artists in the exhibition at Richmond Art Center. Once we reach capacity artists can still register to participate in satellite exhibitions, open studios and the online listings.)
  • Artist listing in the Art Of The African Diaspora guide
  • Artist listing in the online artist gallery
  • Opportunity to participate in open studios/satellite exhibitions (Artists without a space for open studios/satellite exhibitions can request to be offered a space. Artists who do not wish to participate in open studios/satellite exhibitions may choose to opt out at the time of registration (the fee remains the same)).

Artist Ads: Optional. Artists can upgrade their Art Of The African Diaspora guide listing by purchasing a discounted ad (view the 2020 Art Of The African Diaspora Guide for ad examples):

  • 1/4 page ad $50
  • 1/2 page ad $80
  • Full page ad $150

TERMS

  • Fees: Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • Photography and Image Use: Richmond Art Center and Art Of The African Diaspora reserves the right to use images of submitted artwork, and to photograph the artist, artwork and exhibition for publicity, documentation, and fundraising purposes.
  • Exhibition at Richmond Art Center:
    • Delivery of Artwork: Artwork must be delivered to Richmond Art Center during scheduled drop off dates: Friday, Jan 7, 2022, 11am-4pm and Sat, Jan 8, 2022, 11am-4pm. Artists who cannot drop off their artwork during these times should arrange for someone else to deliver it for them.
    • Sales: For any artwork sales at Richmond Art Center: RAC’s commission on a sale is 30%; artist retains 70%.
  • Pick Up: All unsold artworks must be picked up on the scheduled days: Saturday, Mar 19, 2022, 4-6pm & Monday, Mar 21, 2022, 11am-4pm
  • Open Studios Participants: If an artist or venue hosts other artists, each artist must be a registered participant of Art Of The African Diaspora.

ARE YOU READY TO BEGIN YOUR REGISTRATION?

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, October, 31, 2021, 11:59PM

Art of the African Diaspora 2022 - Artist Registration Form

  • CONTACT INFORMATION

  • List your name here as you would like it to appear on your listing. (For example some artists prefer to use their first name only, or leave the capitalization out of their name.)
  • ADDRESS WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED
  • PHONE WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED
  • EMAIL ADDRESS WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED
  • OPTIONAL
  • OPTIONAL
  • OPTIONAL
  • PARTICIPATION

  • EXHIBITION AT RICHMOND ART CENTER

    Complete this section with information about the artwork you will exhibit at Richmond Art Center. If needed, you can edit the information when you drop off your piece.

    Important Dates for Artists:
    Deadline to Register: Sunday, October, 31, 2021, 11:59PM
    Artwork Drop Off at RAC: Friday, Jan 7, 2022, 11am-4pm & Sat, Jan 8, 2022, 11am-4pm
    Artwork Pick Up at RAC: Saturday, Mar 19, 2022, 4-6pm & Monday, Mar 21, 2022, 11am-4pm
  • Must be recent work created since 2018
  • H" x W" or H" x W" x D"
    Wall-hanging artwork may not exceed 40 inches high and 40 inches wide (including the frame).
    3D artwork may not exceed 40 inches in diameter at the base
  • Even if your artwork is not for sale we need a value for insurance purposes.
  • ONLINE LISTING

  • Please upload an artwork to be included in the online Artist Listings.
    Need to resize your image? Try: Optimizilla (free)
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, Max. file size: 1 MB.
  • OPTIONAL
    Share a link to direct folks to learn more about your work. Have more than 1 link you would like to include? Try using Linktree (free)
  • OPEN STUDIOS AND SATELLITE EXHIBITIONS

  • ↓↓↓ DON'T FORGET TO CLICK SUBMIT ↓↓↓

    Click 'Submit and Pay Fee' to be taken to our secure payment portal.

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