Worldwide Call For Fine Art: AFABW 2007 Calendar

July 31, 2006 – Hollywood: Artists For A Better World International has issued a “Worldwide Call for Fine Art” to select artwork for publication in the 2007 (3rd annual) AFABW Fine Art Calendar. Submissions will be reviewed and twelve (12) fine art images will be chosen and published in the calendar (one image displayed per each month). The AFABW calendar will be released and available for purchase in the autumn of 2006. The theme for this year’s calendar is Joy. Art submissions must be postmarked by September 1, 2006.

Eligibility:

AFABW is dedicated to building a worldwide network of artists who share a vision of creating a better world through aesthetics and is open to artists and art enthusiasts of goodwill from all religions, nationalities, creeds, races and cultures. In short, any and all who desire to help in the creation of a better world are eligible to submit their art.

Any visual work of art representative of some element of the theme — Joy — may be submitted. This may include, and it not limited to, a painting, sketch, drawing, water color, photograph, digital art, sculpture, or any work of visual art.

Artists need to register online with AFABW (there are several membership levels, including FREE, which is all that is required for registration). Click on “Members Login” on the left to do so.

Artists will want to be subscribed to the free monthly AFABW Art Line eNewsletter for news and updates, including the announcement of the calendar’s release. (Click on FREE above right to subscribe).

Judging:

Selections will be made by staff of Artists For A Better World International

Submission Details:

There is no submission fee for fine art submissions. Artists may submit up to 3 of their best pieces for potential publication.

In addition to having their work published in the AFABW 2007 AFABW Fine Art Calendar, artists whose work is selected will also be awarded:

A complimentary copy of the completed calendar.
An opportunity to purchase extra copies at a discount for a limited time after the calendar release. (Be sure to be subscribed to the free AFABW Art Line eNewsletter for news and updates).
An online AFABW “Premier” membership ($75.00 value) at no cost. (Or an annual “renewed” membership for existing AFABW “Premier” members).
If you are not a digitally oriented artist, you may want to skip the following technical specifications and instead contact AFABW Professional Digital Photographer, Jerry Keane, who will do a great job photographing your paintings or sculpture and/or converting any kind of visual art into the digital requirements needed to prepare your work for publication. Contact Jerry for his specially discounted AFABW rates to turn your sculpture, paintings, or any visual art into the needed digital files: jerry@artistsforabetterworld.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

To achieve the best quality images for your work in the calendar, please submit your 3 images on a CD as 300ppi Tiff files, with an image size of 8×10 (about 2550 x 3300 pixels).

Submit up to 3 works of visual art and mail your CD to:

Artists For A Better World International
WORLDWIDE CALL FOR FINE ART
4845 Fountain Ave. #13
Hollywood, CA 90029

Each of the 3 Tiff file names should include your personal name and artwork title.
For example:

JohnDoe-Joy.tif
JohnDoe-Beauty.tif
JohnDoe-Harmony.tif

Label the CD with your name, address, email and phone number.

Please include a word or text file on the CD that notes your name, physical address, phone, email address, and website address (if you have one).

Artists obtain all original rights to their fine art.

Submit your fine art today!

Fine Art Submission Timeline:

Fine Art CDs must be postmarked by deadline of September 1, 2006.

The completed 2007 AFABW Fine Art Calendar is scheduled to be released in the autumn of 2006. The actual calendar release date will be announced in the AFABW Art Line eNewsletter and on the AFABW website.

Visual artists whose work is selected for publication will be announced in the AFABW Art Line eNewsletter and on the AFABW website.