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Call for Art Submissions / Naughti Gras 7
Naughti Gras 7 / The St Louis Erotic Art Show
Feb 21st & 22nd 2014
Time: 7pm -1 am
Ages 18 and Up
The Koken Art Factory is now accepting submissions for the seventh installment of the mid-west’ largest erotic art show. Naughti Gras 7 will be no exception to the amazing shows from past years. Patrons can expect titillating entertainment, music, art, and as always, some new surprises. We are now seeking art for the show in all media and styles. Desired are your unique submissions portraying the playful, sultry, or provocative side of art. Just about anything goes, we are simply looking for tasteful erotic artwork.
Koken Art Factory will again be offering gallery hours for those that would like an intimate viewing of the art after the opening weekend. A nominal fee will be charged and these open gallery times will be all about the artists/artwork. There will be a private reception for artists and VIP guests on February 20th. Yes, we said VIP. You will again be able to take your Naughti Gras experience to the next level this year! Details to be released about the VIP EXPERIENCE.
Important Dates / Calendar for 2014
01-17-14 by Midnight – Early Bird Submission Deadline
02-08-14 by Midnight – Submission Deadline
02-11-14 – Notification Letters Sent to All Artists
02-14-14 Friday Art Drop-off : 3-8 pm
02-15-14 Saturday Art Drop-off : 12-6 pm
02-16-14 Sunday Art Drop-off : 1-4 pm
February 20th Private Reception for Artists & VIP Guests 6-10pm
February 21st & 22nd NAUGHTI GRAS 7 7pm-1am
Open Gallery hours TBA
03-07-14 Friday Art Pick-Up : 5-7pm
03-08-14 Saturday Art Pick-Up : 11-3pm
03-09-14 Sunday Art Pick-Up : 1-4pm
*Art Pick-up AND Art Drop-off will be located at 2655 Victor
Questions regarding the submission process should be emailed to [email protected] prior to submission. Our Call for Submissions is open to artists from anywhere in the world but we will not accept shipped work.
• Artists working in all media are invited to submit recent EROTICA
• All artists must be at least 18 years of age.
• Content is totally up to you, as long as the submissions are EROTIC.
• All submissions must be of original design and personal execution.
• Artwork submitted to previous Naughti Gras exhibitions will not be accepted.
Prepare your submission images beforehand according to the instructions below. Failure to follow these basic guidelines may result in your work being omitted from the selection process.
-If you are submitting more than one piece of work, your submissions must be sent at the same time, using one email ONLY. Sending multiple emails can cause confusion.
-You may submit up to FIVE (5) different pieces. Upload only ONE (1) photo of each piece.
-File Types accepted: .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif, .pdf
-Very Important: Your Images CANNOT be any larger than 1MB (1024 kb)
-Each Image MUST be named in this way, First Name_Last Name_Title, (Example: John_Smith_Footlover.jpg).
-Your email submission will be sent to [email protected] It MUST include the following info: Your (REAL) name, address, phone number, and email. Then the number of pieces submitted, name of each piece, media, size in inches and price in the order they are uploaded. If you go by a nickname you can include that also.
-We will notify you, please do not email us inquiring as to the status of your submission(s).
-You will get a confirmation upon submitting within four days that your submission(s) was received by us.
-Artists with works selected to be included in the show will be notified via email. Upon acceptance, artists will receive the waiver information. ALL Artists must sign a waiver.
-PLEASE PLEASE be sure that all accepted art must is ready for proper display. This means flat art should be framed with a wire across the back. No saw tooth hangers or other forms of hanging will be accepted…period!
-We will not pin or tape-up work. If your work is three dimensional and requires a base or pedestal, you will need to provide what is needed to display your work.
-Any work deemed difficult to install will not be accepted. For example we will not hang work from the ceiling unless it has been discussed in advance and approved.
Fees: There is no fee for submitting artwork. Accepted artists will pay a single $40.00 registration fee due at art drop-off (per artist, not per piece). Artists that submit by January 17 shall be eligible for a discounted early bird entry fee of $25. Accepted NG7 artists will not only receive FREE admission to the event (both buildings, both nights) plus one complimentary drink ticket, this year artists will also be given TWO FREE Tropic of Cancer guest tickets (one night, both buildings). The Koken Art Factory wants its submitting artists to know that Naughti Gras is our signature event of the year, and many many pieces sell at our shows. We do not take a commission on ANY art sales. An info table staffed by the Koken Art Factory will assist with art purchase inquiries and provide purchase forms. Art purchase inquiries will be emailed to artists the week following the event. Art must hang for the duration of all the viewing days.
Good luck artists and we look forward to your submissions!
You can find event details and the vending application on our website
Purchase tickets at the link below