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Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival (hereunder called the CNY Arts Festival)

Submission Deadline: 
January 8, 2018
Date: 
September 27, 2017 - January 8, 2018

Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 Arts Festival (hereunder called the CNY Arts Festival) is organized and curated by International Arts Gallery (hereunder called the Gallery) and Va-fair –Vancouver Art Fair Ltd.
This CNY Arts Festival will be hosted at International Arts Gallery during the signature event of Celebrating Chinese New Year of Dog 2018 @ International Village Mall, Unit 2083 -- 88 Pender Street West, Vancouver.
This CNY Arts Festival is aiming for the exceptional quality of the original art. Selection is based on excellence, creativity, originality and technical achievement with an emphasis on artistic accomplishment.
This is a themed show dedicated to the year of the Dog in the Chinese zodiac. Works featured in this show must abide by the theme but do not solely need to be dog-themed; they can also be with elements in relation to Chinese culture and the New Year.
Certificates will be awarded for Best in Show; Best Work Under Glass; Best Work on Board or Canvas; Best 3-Dimensional; Best Photograph/Digital Media; and Peoples’ Choice awards. All awards will be presented at the Show Preview for artists and invited guests.
ELIGIBILITY & GUIDELINES
• CNY Arts Festival is open to all professional Artists
• CNY Arts Festival and to students from all Art Universities and Art Colleges

Requirements:
o Artist must be the creator of the work
o Submission of one JPG images per artwork
o Exhibiting is free but there is a gallery commission on sales
o The show is invitational after enquiry with organizer
o Artwork must be original, not made from kits or mass moulds or be mass-produced
o Sale value of each piece of inventory should be within range of $10 to $3000 maximum
o Enquiry Email vafair.main@gmail.com or info@iagbc.ca

If you are selected to participate, the gallery will install and handle the sales for the duration of the exhibition. The Gallery retains a 50 per cent commission fee.

ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL 3:00 PM ON Monday 8th January, 2018.
Important Dates:

Entry Deadline Mon 8th January , 3 pm
Drop-off works for Fri – Sun, 2nd to 4th February , Noon – 5 pm
Show preview evening for artists Fri 9th February , 6-9 pm
Official Opening Ceremony Sat 17th February , 2 pm
Show dates Sat 10th to Fri 23rd February
Unsold artwork pick-up Sat 24th and Mon 26th February, Noon -- 5 pm
(Venue of Drop-Off and Pick-Up at International Arts Gallery. Official Opening at Centre Court on Main Level of International Village Mall, to be followed by VIP Reception)