Art & Soul Call To Artists

A Call to Artists

Business for the Arts of Broward (BFA) is seeking entries from established and emerging artists for our 4th Annual Fundraiser Art & Soul. Work must be original in concept, design and execution. Works will be selected based on originality, creativity, workmanship and artistic distinction. Works previously exhibited at Art & Soul will not be accepted.

BFA is seeking 2D work, 12″ x 12″, 20” x 20” or 30” x 30” , for its Art & Soul fundraiser on Friday, April 27, 2018 at GALLERYone DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Fort Lauderdale, FL from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. See entry form for more info.

This is an open call to all artists with 2-D works. Works may extend a few inches in depth off the surface, but must not extend beyond size requirements horizontally or vertically. The theme and medium are open including but not limited to photography, painting, drawing, print making, paper art, fiber art, wood, clay, metal, glass or mixed media. Works should not exceed 30 lbs.

SUBMISSION: All work(s) must be submitted as 300 dpi jpegs by clicking the form below.   Artists may submit up to four (4) different works for consideration that they personally have created. Submit one (1) jpeg of each piece of artwork and Art & Soul Artist’s Entry Form below. Please save/send your images/jpegs with Artist’s Name and Title. Example: John Smith Ocean Mist

Early Deadline for submission is Monday, February 26, 2018 by 5:00 pm. * One early entry will be selected for cover artwork on our invitation and marketing and artist will be featured in press release.

FINAL DEADLINE for submission is Monday, March 19, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

ACCEPTANCE: Accepted artists will be notified by March 30, 2018. Accepted works may be used for marketing purposes.   The Art & Soul committee has final decision on acceptance of work. Selection will be based upon creativity, originality, workmanship as well as space availability. Accepted artists will receive one (1) complimentary admission ticket to the Art & Soul event. Additional tickets may be purchased by contacting Robyn Vegas (1 guest of artist ticket will be specially priced at $25. Regular tickets are $50-$60)

INTAKE: Accepted works should be delivered to Bellissima Fine Art, 3340 SE 6th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 on Thursday, April 19 between 8 am – 12 noon or Friday, April 20 between 1 pm – 5 pm.

PICK UP OF UNSOLD WORK: Any works that are not sold should be collected by the artists at the end of the night after 9:00 pm. A friend may pick up your artwork with the paperwork. If other provisions are desired prior arrangements should be made in advance. Works not picked up on Friday night will be taken to the Business for the Arts of Broward office and held for 2 weeks maximum. Works not collected after 10 business days will be considered donations and may be sold to benefit BFA.


Size Sale Price: 40 % TO BFA 60 % TO ARTIST
12” x 12” $200 $80 $120
20” x 20” $350 $140 $210
30” x 30” $500 $200 $300

BFA will keep 40% commission of sold artwork.