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September 24 - November 16, 2018:
Open Call for Entries

November 16, 11:59PM:
Deadline Extended!

November 16 - November 30, 2018:
Review of Entries by Juror

December 3, 2018:
Notifications Sent to Applicants

February 26 - March 12, 2019:
Selected Works Received at Gallery

March 12, 2019:
Installation of radius250 begins

March 22, 2019:
Opening Reception 6-9pm
Juror's Talk & Awards: 6:30pm

March 22 - April 21, 2019:
Exhibition dates for radius250 2019

April 22 - 23, 2019:
Takedown of radius250 2019

April 23 - May 7, 2019:
Return of unsold works

Juror: Eric Walton

Director, Walton Gallery, 17 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803

Eric Walton is a native of Brooklyn, New York and currently resides in Petersburg, Virginia. Eric was born into the art world. His father is internationally celebrated artist, Ronald J. Walton. During his junior high and high school years, Eric worked for several art galleries throughout the New York City area as an intern learning the business of art. Eric attended Virginia State University where he studied Marketing. Eric is the Director of Walton Gallery, Inc., his family owned art gallery located in Petersburg, Virginia. As the gallery Director, Eric manages the day-to-day operations; which includes curating exhibitions for corporate clients. Eric holds a certificate of Museum Studies from John Tyler Community College, in Chester, Virginia. 

Learn more about Eric Walton and the Walton gallery at: https://richmondmagazine.com/arts-entertainment/galleries/walton-gallery-5th-anniversary/

Past Jurors of radius 250

2017 - Francis Thompson, Art Program Project Manager, JLL

2015 - Amy Moorefield, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections at the Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA

2013 - N. Elizabeth Schlatter, Deputy Director and Curator of Exhibitions University of Richmond Museums Richmond, VA

2011 - Leigh Anne Chambers, Executive Director Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA

2009 - Marlene Rothacker, Director of Exhibitions, International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC

2007 - Ragan Cole-Cunningham, Director of Exhibitions, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA

2005 - John Ravenal, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

artspace is a non-profit, artist-run gallery and performance space committed to showing innovative work by established and emerging artists. Since 1988, artspace has been an intrinsic part of the visual and performing arts community of Richmond, Virginia. artspace exhibits works by regional, national, and international artists.

Located in Plant Zero Arts Center in Richmond's Manchester district, artspace mounts eleven new exhibitions every year with opening receptions on Fourth Fridays. artspace's five galleries feature 20 foot ceilings with both track and filtered natural light in a renovated industrial space. The largest gallery accommodates museum-size two- and three-dimensional work, site-specific installation and video/multimedia. The smallest gallery offers an intimate viewing experience for works in all media. The gallery Shop sells work by artist members and past exhibitors.

artspace is conveniently located three blocks south of the Mayo Bridge (14th St.), close to the restaurants and attractions of Shockoe Slip and Downtown Richmond. Traveling on Interstate 95, take Exit 73, Maury St., towards Hull St.

radius250 2019

8th biennial juried regional exhibition


THE WHAT? A major art show featuring artists working within a 250-mile radius of Richmond, VA.   Why that area?  Because it takes in some of the Mid-Atlantic and some of the Southeast, and juror Eric Walton knows there are a lot of good artists out there, and he wants to find out who you are.

THE WHO? Fine artists ages 18 and above, working in two or three dimensions, or in digital and video mediums. The only limitation is that they must work (create) within a 250-mile radius of Richmond. This includes Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Washington DC, Baltimore, and everywhere in between. If you aren't sure if you fall within the target area, check the map on this page to find out.

THE WHEN? The show will run Friday March 22, through Sunday, April 21, 2019.  Deadline for submissions has been extended to 11:59 PM Friday, November 16, 2018.

THE WHERE? The show will occupy all 3,000 square feet of artspace gallery in Plant Zero, a renovated industrial building in Richmond's Manchester Arts District.

PRIZES. UP TO $1000 and a solo exhibition in artspace’s Helena Davis Gallery will be awarded at the discretion of Mr. Walton.

ONLINE SUBMISSIONS: Entries will be accepted through online submissions ONLY. To submit work for the competition, please read the instructions thoroughly and use the form below. For artists wishing to submit video entries, a separate form is provided here: https://fs23.formsite.com/artspacerva/form16/index.html
Your submission will be confirmed by email from this address: form_engine@fs23.formsite.com. Please check your Spam folder if you do not receive confirmation. Please do not reply to this email address. All future correspondence should be addressed to radius250@artspacegallery.org

Label images and videos with last name, first initial, and entry number (e.g. SmithJ1).

Each artist may submit up to 5 digital files.
Images of 2D, 3D, or installation work may not exceed 5MB per image.
Video entries are limited to 50MB per entry. A separate form is provided for video entries.

Details of work are allowed for 3D work and installations, but are included in the 5 image limit.
Please indicate which work details are provided for in the file name (e.g. SmithJ1detail).

File formats accepted for 2D and 3D work: .jpg, .png, .pdf
Video entry file formats accepted: .mp4, .mov, .qt, .wmv

For video entries, artists must provide display equipment if work is selected.
Installation work is limited to a height of 10', main entrance to artspace is 8'X8'.
Artists must be 18 years old or above and work within 250 miles of Richmond, VA.
Work must have been created within the past 3 years.
Artists must attest that work submitted is of their own creation and no other artist has copyright to it.

ENTRY FEE:  All submissions require payment of a non-refundable entry fee of $30 for three (3) entries. Additional entries may be submitted at $5.00 (US) each, for up to five (5) total entries.

SELECTION NOTIFICATION: All notifications of selection status will be e-mailed on or around Monday, December 3, 2018. Artist bios, resumes, and statements will be requested upon selection for the show.

SELECTED WORK will be received from Tuesday, February 26, through Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 12-4PM. artspace is open Tues-Sun, 12-4PM. The gallery is closed on Mondays but will be open for deliveries on Monday, March 11, 2019 from noon to 4pm.

INSTALLATION of work will take place from Tuesday, March 12, through Thursday, March 21, 2019. An Opening Reception will take place on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 6-9pm.

SALES: Work is not required to be for sale. artspace will receive 33% commission for any work sold during the exhibition. Artists will be sent payment for sales one month from the close of the show by May 21, 2019.

QUESTIONS? Email radius250@artspacegallery.org

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