Call For Art: Naughti Gras 11

Call for Art Submissions / Naughti Gras 11

As we begin to make plans for Naughti Gras 11, Koken Art Factory’s one of a kind Art and Entertainment Event, we are excited to announce our “Call For Art” invite to new and past Artists. Be a part of this fun and exciting event and let’s put on the greatest Naughti Gras show to date!

Patrons can expect titillating entertainment, music, and art. We are seeking art for the show in all media and styles. Please submit your unique submissions portraying the playful, sultry, or provocative side of art. Just about anything goes!  We are simply looking for tasteful erotic artwork.

Naughti Gras 11 / The St Louis Erotic Art Show

Friday February 2nd and Saturday February 3rd, 2018.
Time: 7:00pm -Midnight,

Ages 18 and Up

Important Calendar Dates for Naughti Gras 11 Art Participants

-Submission Deadline: Friday, 01-19-18, by Midnight.

Our judges would like to try something new with their acceptance procedure. Judging shall be done soon after submission. This dynamic judging process will give accepted artists notification prior to the Gallery’s deadline. By doing this, artists will know if they are in the show earlier. There are only a finite number of spaces for art work depending on quantity and size of art submitted. This process will allocate space on a first come first serve basis until space gone.

-Art Drop-off:

Saturday: 01-27-18: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday: 01-28-18: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

-Naughti Gras 11, Friday, February 2nd and Saturday, February 3rd, 7:00pm-Midnight

Art Pick Up:

Saturday 02-10-18, Art Pick-Up: 1:00pm-6:00pm

Sunday 02-11-18, Art Pick-Up: 1:00pm-4:00pm

*Art Pick-up AND Art Drop-off will be located at:

2500 Ohio Ave, St. Louis MO, 63104

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Questions regarding the submission process should be emailed to info@kokenartfactory.com prior to submission. Our Call for Submissions is open to artists from the contiguous United States. We will accept shipments ONLY with prior notice. 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, however, all submissions must have an EROTIC theme.

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 Four (4) 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 info@kokenartfactory.com. 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).

-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 be 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. This in not negotiable. Art will be turned away if it does not have  wiring across the back.

-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.

Artists can submit up to 4 pieces.  Fees will depend on how many pieces each artist wants to show depending on the pieces accepted. For those wanting to enter 3 or fewer pieces, the entry fee is $40.00. Those wanting to enter 4 pieces, the fee is $50.00.

Accepted NG11 artists will receive FREE admission to the event for both nights, a guest ticket for both nights and a complimentary drink ticket for both nights. The Koken Art Factory wants its submitting artists to know that Naughti Gras is our signature event of the year, and MANY pieces sell in our shows. We do not take a commission on ANY art sales. An information table staffed by the Koken Art Factory will assist with art purchase inquiries and provide purchase forms. Art purchase inquiries will be available to artists the following week during Art Pick Up. Art MUST hang for the duration of the Naughti Gras weekend.

Good luck artists!

Wild At Heart: An Intimate Evening of Music and Art

Wild At Heart: An Intimate Evening of Music and Art
We all have a desire to tell our story, we all have a mark to make, and we all deserve to share these gifts with the world. Wild At Heart is a celebration of creativity and how we express our ideas and stories. We invite you to join us at Koken Art Factory for music by songstress Stephanie Stewart and the bluesy, soulful Jon Bonham, surrounded by artworks by Rachel Baker and Frances Foster.
Doors open at 8pm, music begins at 9pm. Tickets $10