Open Call to Artists

Artists are invited to submit artworks for the

Same Size, Same Price, No Signature Exhibition

This call for entries is open to artists resident in South Africa only. All works entered will be exhibited.

Art on Target will be hosting the second Same Size, Same Price, No Signature Exhibition of all submitted works at Art on Target, 2 Target Kloof, Essexvale, Port Elizabeth, in April 2021. The organisers will endeavour to include the exhibition online to increase exposure.

This exhibition is in honour of Tossie Theron who started the Same Size, Same Price, No Signature Exhibition and hosted it annually for years, creating much interest amongst the public, buyers and artists. Tossie Theron was an invaluable contributor, a doyen in the art world and a generous soul in support of artists in the Eastern Cape through her Cuyler Street Gallery in Port Elizabeth.

PLEASE READ ALL THE DETAILS BELOW BEFORE SUBMITTING ANY ARTWORK.

Same Size Same Price 2020

Exhibition details

Delivery of artworks

Thursday, 15th April, and Friday, 16th April, from 9am -4pm; and Saturday, 17th April,
from 9am – 12 noon. No late deliveries will be accepted.

Opening function

22nd April. An open day with time slots to view the exhibition and purchase.

Exhibition Duration

22nd April to 15th May. Week days: 9am – 5pm and Saturdays: 9am – 1pm.

Collection of unsold work

Saturday, 15 th May, from 1 – 2pm, or Monday, 17th May, from 9am – 6pm.

Conditions of Entry

  1. Artists must be 18 years or older and may submit a maximum of 3 works each.
  2. Two size options are available for two-dimensional artworks:
    30.5 x 30.5cm or A3 (30 x 42cm).
    Canvases, supports and materials may be obtained from the following stores:
    • Crafty Arts – 6th Avenue, Walmer
    • Chat Noir – 109 Fordyce Road, Walmer
    • Piece of Art – Main Road, Walmer
    • Art on Main – Shop 20, Walmer Park Shopping Centre
      Call Cedric on 041 367 1863 or 082 887 1612 for special rates.
      Artists must adhere to the size specifications as stated in submitting their final work.
  3. Three-dimensional works must be in the constraint of 42 x 42 x 42cm,
    inclusive of bases or pedestals. Plinths will be provided for display.
  4. All artworks must be “ready to hang” with all hanging devices attached. Works on paper need to be mounted or framed. Works that require installation should be accompanied by clear installation instructions.
  5. All media will be accepted.
  6. All artwork must be for sale. Artworks will be sold at the fixed price of R1200 (of which the artist’s portion is R950) regardless of size.
  7. A non-refundable entry fee of R80 per work is payable. The entry fee will be used to defray expenses, as well as the costs of photographing your work professionally for use in online marketing. This is payable in cash on delivery of work or via EFT to the following account:
    1. Name – Art on Target,
    2. Bank – Nedbank,
    3. Account Type – Cheque,
    4. Account No. – 121502 5742, Branch – 1215 17.
    5. Please use your name as reference to EFT payment.
  8. Important Dates:
    • Delivery of artworks: Deliver to Art on Target, 2 Target Kloof, Essexvale, Port Elizabeth on
      • Thursday, 15th April, and Friday, 16th April, from 9am -4pm; and
      • Saturday, 17th April, from 9am – 12 noon.
      • No late deliveries will be accepted.
    • Opening function: 22nd April – Open day with time slots to view the exhibition and purchase.
    • Exhibition Duration: 22nd April to 15th May.
      • Week days: 9am – 5pm and
      • Saturdays: 9am – 1pm.
    • Collection of unsold work:
      • Saturday, 15 th May, from 1 – 2pm, or
      • Monday, 17th May, from 9am – 6pm.
    • Delivery of artworks by post or courier: Costs of delivery are the artist’s
      responsibility. If you are posting the work, kindly ensure delivery of the work meets the deadline. Postnet, 6th Ave, Walmer, PE, is the closest Postnet to Art on Target.
    • Info for your courier: Art on Target, 2 Target Kloof, Essexvale, Port Elizabeth.
  9. Utmost care will be taken in handling the work, however, the organisers and appointed administrators will not be held liable for damage, howsoever caused. Artists are encouraged to insure their own work if they deem it necessary.
  10. Please see attached entry form which must be completed, signed and
    accompany your entries.
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