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THE NORTHERN NJ COMMUNITY FOUNDATION’S ARTSBERGEN ANNOUNCES A CALL FOR ARTISTS
ArtsBergen Seeks 14 Artists of Any Discipline to Share Their Work for “The Daily Arts Dose” Social Media Campaign
Submission Deadline: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2020
The Northern NJ Community Foundation’s ArtsBergen initiative is launching its second round of a social media campaign called “The Daily Arts Dose”. The campaign will last two weeks, and involves ArtsBergen sharing one artist’s work per day, as the “daily arts dose”.
The arts have the capacity to uplift and inspire hope and joy. During this time of social distancing, the Foundation wants to engage local artists to help alleviate some of the disconnection and isolation people may be experiencing, and inject a “healthy dose” of creativity into their lives.
This is an opportunity for artists of all disciplines to share a sample of their work to the broader community on social media. Each artist’s work will be posted on the ArtsBergen Connects + Creates Facebook group page and the NNJCF/ArtsBergen Instagram page for 3 days. The artist with the post that receives the highest number of likes combined from both platforms during that time will be awarded a cash prize.
“2020 Holistay/Staycation: Taking a Trip Through Art”. With your art, take the viewer away on a holistay/staycation to another place or novel environment. It can be a real place - local or faraway – an imaginary place/world, or even a specific state of mind. All visual art works; theater, music, or dance performances; comedy skits; mini-instructional/how-tos; film/video clips, and others are welcome. Thinking out of the box is encouraged.
•Artwork must be original
•Format can either be a photo or a video (see parameters below)
•No copyrighted images, vulgarity, nudity, advertising, political statements, profanity, or violence
The post of each selected submission will include the artist’s name, name of work, and website/brief promotional information. The artist who receives the highest number of likes on both platforms combined by the end of three days will be awarded $250.00.
NNJCF’s ArtsBergen is collecting submissions of interested applicants. Artists must live or work in Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Hudson or Union counties and be at least 18 years of age to apply. Artists will be selected based on creativity, artistic excellence, and relevance to the campaign’s theme.
Applicants should register at artcall.org, complete a brief online application and upload their submission by WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11. Artists will be notified the week of November 23rd if their submission is selected.
2.Upload ONE of the following:
a. One photo (jpeg, jpg, png, or gif image (no wide, panoramic photos). Image minimum length on longest side: 540px | Image maximum length on longest side: 4600px. Max file size: 4 mb.
b. One video (mp4, mov, avi, wav, mp3, gif files accepted. Maximum 25 mb in file size). *Be mindful that Facebook and Instagram have length limitations; keep it only a few minutes.
USE OF WORK
By applying, artists agree the Northern NJ Community Foundation’s ArtsBergen initiative has the right to display, copy, distribute and use artist’s submission for promotional purposes. Credit will be given whenever possible.
Any questions please visit www.nnjcf.org or contact NNJCF’s ArtsBergen at email@example.com | 201-568-5608.
ArtsBergen,an arts alliance in Bergen County, NJ, is an initiative of the Northern NJ Community Foundation. ArtsBergen's mission is to energize and unify artists and arts organizations and connect the Bergen County community to the arts. ArtsBergen also supports and encourages creative placemaking, the practice of integrating of arts and culture into a neighborhood, town, or region to build community and livability and boost local economy. For more information please visit www.nnjcf.org/artsbergen/.
Here is a quick tutorial to help you with the submission process.