Richmond Art Center
Richmond Art Center

Thank you for registering for AOTAD 2023


CLICK HERE
if you would like to purchase an artist ad in the Art of the African Diaspora Catalogue.

Important Dates for Artists:

ARTWORK DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP

Artwork Drop Off at RAC: Friday, Jan 6, 2023, 11am-4pm & Sat, Jan 7, 11am-4pm
Artwork Pick Up from RAC: Sat, Mar 18, 2023 4-5:30pm & Mon, Mar 20, 2023 11am-4pm

EVENT DATES

Exhibition at RAC: January 18 – March 18, 2022
Artistic Achievement Awardee Talk: Saturday, January 21, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Opening Reception: Saturday, January 21, 2pm-4pm
Closing Party: Saturday, March 18, 2pm-4pm


Questions?

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

For program questions contact: Art of the African Diaspora Steering Committee at aotadexhibition@nullgmail.com or via their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/artoftheafricandiaspora/

Registration Form for Art of the African Diaspora 2023

Art of the African Diaspora 2023 - 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  • ADDRESS WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED
  • PHONE WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED
  • EMAIL ADDRESS WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED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.
  • Must be recent work created since 2019
  • 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.

Advertise in the Art of the African Diaspora Catalogue

Your business can be part of Art of the African Diaspora in 2023!

Ad Deadline: Monday, October 31, 2022

  • Founded 1997
  • 100-120 artists participate annually
  • Major exhibition at Richmond Art Center
  • 20-30 open studios annually
  • 10-20 satellite exhibitions annually
  • Featured speaker events, special receptions, artist talks, live performances
  • Reaches an annual audience of over 10,000 Bay Area residents

Advertise in the Art of the African Diaspora Catalogue: The Catalogue is a 30+ page full color magazine published and distributed in conjunction with Art of African Diaspora. 3,000 copies will be printed and distributed to arts and community venues throughout the Bay Area. Click here to view the 2020 Art of the African Diaspora Catalogue


AD RATES:

CATALOGUE SIZE 11” H x 8.5” W

Back Cover: $500 – 10 3/4″ H x 7 3/4″ W

Front Inside Cover: $450 – 10 3/4″ H x 7 3/4″ W

Back Inside Cover: $400 – 10 3/4″ H x 7 3/4″ W

Full Page: $300 – 10 3/4″ H x 7 3/4″ W

1/2 Page: $175 – 4 3/4″ H x 7 3/4″ W

1/4 Page: $90 – 4 3/4″ H x 3 1/2″ W


Ad Deadline: Monday, October 31, 2022

Questions? Please contact info@nullaotad.org

Terms: Art of the African Diaspora will publish your advertisement in the 2023 Art of the African Diaspora Catalogue. Total circulation 3,500. Ads must be submitted in digital format (pdf or eps file), full color, 300dpi and ad slick/print-ready (to size), sent via email to amy@nullrichmondartcenter.org no later than October 31, 2022. Ad payment in full must be received by October 31, 2022 . All sales and transactions are final. The Art of the African Diaspora Steering Committee reserves the right to assign advertising space. Ads also appear in an online version of the publication.

100% of funds go to the Art of the African Diaspora Steering Committee, who is solely responsible for producing and publishing the Catalogue.

Prefer to pay with a check? Checks should be made payable to Richmond Art Center and mailed to Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804 by the ad deadline.

Artist Information for Art of the African Diaspora 2023

Artist Registration for Art of the African Diaspora 2023

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Saturday, October 1, 2022 11:59PM

ONLINE ARTIST INFO SESSION: Sunday, August 21, 1PM-2:15PM (link to rsvp coming soon)

2023 PROGRAM

Exhibition at Richmond Art Center: January 18 – March 18, 2022
Open Studios: Feb 25-26, Mar 4-5, Mar 11-12, 2023
Satellite Exhibitions: Throughout January, February, March and April
Artistic Achievement Awardee Talk: Saturday, January 21, 12:30pm-1:30pm
Reception: Saturday, January 21, 2pm-4pm
Closing Party: Saturday, March 18, 2pm-4pm


Art of the African Diaspora

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 payment questions contact: Richmond Art Center at 510.620.6772 or admin@nullrichmondartcenter.org

For program questions contact: Art of the African Diaspora Steering Committee at aotadexhibition@nullgmail.com or 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 2019 that have not previously been exhibited at Richmond Art Center.

Registration Fee: $75

Each registered artist receives:

  • Opportunity to exhibit 1 artwork at Richmond Art Center:
    • Available until exhibition is 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 catalogue
  • 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).

TERMS

  • Fees: Entry fees are non-refundable.
  • Photography and Image Use: Richmond Art Center and Art of the African Diaspora reserve 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 6, 2023, 11am-4pm & Sat, Jan 7, 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: Sat, Mar 18, 2023 4-5:30pm & Mon, Mar 20, 2023 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 register?


Artist Ads in the Art of the African Diaspora Catalogue

Optional. Artists can upgrade their Art of the African Diaspora catalogue listing by purchasing a discounted ad (view the 2020 Art Of The African Diaspora Catalogue for ad examples). Artist Ad Rates:

  • 1/4 page ad $50 – 4 ¾” H x 3 ½ W
  • 1/2 page ad $80 – 4 ¾” H x 7 ¾” W
  • Full page ad $150 – 10 ¾” H x 7 ¾” W

Terms: 1. Artists must be registered to participate in AOTAD 2023 to qualify for a discounted ad. 2. Ads must be submitted in digital format (pdf or eps file), full color, 300dpi and ad slick/print-ready (to size), sent via email to amy@nullrichmondartcenter.org no later than Monday, October 31, 2022. 3. Ad payment in full must be received by Monday, October 31, 2022. 4. All sales and transactions are final. 5. The Art of the African Diaspora Steering Committee reserves the right to assign advertising space. 6. 100% of ad funds go to the Art of the African Diaspora Steering Committee, who is solely responsible for producing and publishing the catalogue.

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Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804-1600

 

510-620-6772
Gallery Hours: Wed-Sat 10am-4pm

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