FRESH·RICE Open Call
- Artists of any nationality, over the age of 18, evidencing a committed artistic career are welcome to submit their work. A university degree is not required to participate.
Phase 1 · In accordance with our Open Call Quota System, at least 70% of selected artists will be female-identifying, members of the LGTBQ community or racialized persons, and no more than 30% of selected artists will be male. (Read more on why we are doing this in our ABOUT section)
Phase 2 · All shortlisted artists will be featured in our online magazine.
Phase 3 · Selected artists will participate in a two-week long exhibit at the prestigious MUTUO art gallery in Barcelona, Spain as soon as the coronavirus situation allows it.
COMISSIONS AND FEES
*Non refundable - these funds will go towards supporting the initiative as well as to include art professionals in the process, aiming to enlarge the scope and impact of both our publications and exhibitions.
Selected work must be available for sale during the exhibition and shall remain at our disposition for up to 6 months so that we are able to showcase them in following exhibitions. Earnings from all artwork sales will go 60% towards the artists and 40% to RICE Initiative, these funds will be used to cover the expenses related to the curation and organization of exhibitions, print materials, marketing and promotion activities.
Packing and shipping charges, insurance in transit, handling expenses, and loss or damage incurred in the delivery of artworks to and from RICE will be solely undertaken by the artist.
Selected artists will not incur in any other additional charges than those listed above.
HOW TO APPLY
Select and fill out one of the following online submission forms (you will find the forms at https://www.rice-initiative.com/apply), according to the number of images you wish to submit. It will require images in JPEG format of individual artworks, a bio, an artist statement, website or social media link, and your contact details.
Please note all works submitted must be for sale.
Submissions sent via email or other channels will not be reviewed.
The call will be open from March 8, until May 3, 2020 (Midnight CET).
Shortlisted and selected artists will be informed via email by the end of May, 2020.
Deadline: Saturday 2 January 2021 at 23:00h
Deadline: Sunday 28 July 2019 at 12:00h