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The Flower Shop

We invite you to join us for a special art exhibition titled The Flower Shop.  

This exhibition aims to honour our florists and raise awareness about the unique challenges independent shops face in today's market and the ongoing climate crisis. It also encourages reflection on the work of our florists and the importance of supporting independent shops.

The exhibition celebrates the beauty of plants, which we admire for their aesthetic value.

As we appreciate flowers as art and bring them into our homes for contemplation in their natural state, it is crucial to consider the ecological sustainability of our actions. Should our contemplation of flowers also address ecological sustainability?

Entry to The Flower Shop 2024 is now open.

ELIGIBILITY

 

  • The call is open to artists worldwide who have been invited. The invitations were sent via email to the artists.

  • Submitted work must be ready for installation.

  • Limited to one submission per artist.

  • Artwork must be on paper or cardboard, with no restrictions on discipline or media.

  • Work submitted should be no larger than 42 x 42 cm in size.

  • All images/ work submitted must be original artwork created by artists or artworks created by an artist who authorised you to submit the images on their behalf – living and working.

  • No reproductions or copies of any kind will be accepted.

REQUIREMENTS

No matter where you are in the world, choose your local florist or flower shop as your inspiration for artwork. A brief art statement about your inspiration will be required with your submission.

Upon submitting the entry form, you will receive a link to upload the following images for the show's catalogue:

  • Your artwork

And three supporting images:

  1. Flower shop façade - A clear image of the exterior of the commercial establishment where the flower shop is located. If possible, it should clearly show the name of the shop. The image must be well-lit and clear enough to display all relevant facade details.

  2. Interior of the flower shop - An image that captures the atmosphere inside the flower shop. It should show the interior decoration, the arrangement of flowers and plants, as well as any decorative elements, furniture, counters, shelves, or a unique detail.

  3. The Florist - A photo of the florist or florist team working in their shop, doing what they do best - arranging beautiful flowers, helping customers, and sharing their expertise on plant care and floral arrangements. The photo should showcase their skills in action and give us a glimpse of their work environment. 

 

Please ensure to obtain permission to use the images in art shows and art catalogues.

Image specifications

File formats:   JPEG, TIFF, PNG

Size:                     Max 2000 x 2000 pixels 

                                Min 1000 x 1000 pixels

Resolution:      300 dpi

For images lower than 300 dpi, sizes will be reduced for catalogue print.

File size no more than 20 MB each.

DELIVERY

 

Artists must deliver their artwork in Valencia, Spain. The collection could be done in person or by a paid postal service with packaging provided.

 

Artwork must be collected within 15 days after the show, or it will be donated to local charities.

CALENDAR

 

April 29th, 23:59 UTC:

Entry form, image of the artwork and supporting images online submission deadline.

May: 

Delivery of artwork to the gallery (Venue in Valencia, Spain, and date to be confirmed).

Exhibition dates: 

Dates to be announced.

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