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Art360 FAQs

What to submit

  • Images of your work (min 1 - max 3) and an Image of yourself working or with your artwork. Minimum 1Mb and at least 9cm on its shortest side.
  • 100 words max about yourself and your practice. 
  • Website and social media links


What does it cost?

All submitting artists will pay £65 (or equivalent) for their magazine entry. From the artists who submit, approximately 30 will be invited to GO LIVE, and these selected individuals will pay a further £95 (or equivalent). If any artists choose to have our professional team create a pre-recorded film for them, further fees will apply.


Sales

If your artwork sells, you keep all the money from any sales generated as a consequence of this activity* 

*Note: Additional fees and sales commission will be payable for those who participate in subsequent physical exhibitions and events



Deadline

Submissions are now closed for 2020.

> Register Here for ART360 2021.




Do I need to be a member of PURE to take part? 

No, but we will be offering everyone who submits a 15% discount off the Pure joining fee, and Pure members will be included in an additional feature in the ISSUU digital magazine. 



Is this only for professional artists?

No, it is open to all visual artists worldwide

Can well-being practitioners, galleries, schools or art studios take part?

Yes they can. Please contact lesley@pureartsgroup.co.uk for further details

 

I’m not a UK based artist – can I still apply?

Yes you can

And how will that work if I am selected for a physical exhibition?

If you are selected to take part in a physical exhibition we will confirm delivery and collection arrangements nearer the time.


How many artists will be selected?

A maximum of 100 artists will be able to take part per edition and have a single page in the ISSUU magazine featuring up to 4 images. From these 100, approximately 30 will be invited to take part in the live broadcast element.

 

What is the ISSUU digital magazine?

ISSUU is a digital magazine platform that enables us to create a multi media, searchable, page turning magazine experience for the viewer. ISSUU has millions of users across the globe. It also has an app for on the go viewing and is simple to share across social media. 

 

What will the live broadcast include? 

Each live broadcast will be between 45 minutes and 1 hour in duration. A pre-recorded video created in advance, either by the artists themselves or our professional team, will be published on social media in advance, followed by a live interview and Q&A between the artist and one of the Pure team. 

Can I elect to have my broadcast pre-recorded?

We encourage all artists selected for the live broadcasts to embrace the opportunity, however, if there is a specific reason why you can't broadcast live we will consider a pre record option, but, this must be agreed in advance, prior to the broadcast schedule being published.

How will the live broadcasts work?

The live broadcast will be delivered via the Crowdcast.io platform. The platform is very user friendly and allows screen sharing. It also allows for HD download of all broadcasts.

 

How will the live broadcasts be promoted?

The full schedule of broadcasts will be promoted on the Pure websites, in the ISSUU digital Magazine and on social media. Following each days live broadcast, the HD recording will also be downloaded and added to the Pure ART360 website page and Youtube channel, for further viewing and promotion.

 

What equipment will I need if I am selected as 1 of the live broadcast artists?

You will need access to a device that has a microphone and camera. Most desk and laptops now have these built in. Clearly the better quality equipment you have the better quality images of your studio we will be able to convey to the audience. You will also need wired headphones and access to wifi for the live broadcast element. This does not need to be in your studio, although this would be preferable. 

 

I've never done a live broadcast before - what help is available?

We use an online platform called Crowdcast, and can assure you that it is very user friendly. We did our first live broadcast ever at the beginning of March 2020 and now we are seeing viewing figures in excess of 15,000 people per broadcast! If we can do it, we promise you it must be easy.

Crowdcast have a ‘green room’ to allow time for you to set up, get comfortable and test all your kit, before going live.

If you feel you need additional help we will be able to provide this at additional cost, to be agreed in advance.

 

Can I decline to be part of the live broadcasts even if I am selected?

Yes

 

What is the deadline?

ART360 2020 applications are now closed. >Register Here for ART360 2021

 

Will submission close before the deadline?

The maximum submissions we will take for any ART360 event is 100.

 

What elements should I apply for?

Your submission guarantees you a page in the ISSUU digital magazine. It also gives you the opportunity to be selected as 1 of the live Broadcasts and to be selected for a physical exhibition.

 

How much does it cost to participate? 

All submitting artists will pay £65 (or equivalent) and be guaranteed a page in the ISSUU digital magazine and inclusion in all social media activity.

From the maximum 100 artists who submit, approximately 30 will be selected by an invited panel to GO LIVE via Crowdcast from their studios, and these selected individuals will pay a further £95 (or equivalent).

If any submitting artists wish to have a pre recorded film created by our professional team, additional fees will apply. Fees start from £600 and will depend on length of film required and location of filming.

 

How do I pay?

Payment will be made via Paypal

I don't have a PayPal account – can I still submit?

Yes, you can sign in as a PayPal guest and pay by credit or debit card

 

Can I enter work that has been shown elsewhere?

Yes

Can I enter work that has already sold or is not for sale?

Yes you can, because this is an opportunity to showcase your very best work. The selectors will also take these images into account when choosing the 30 artists to GO LIVE. However, this is also an opportunity to sell, so we would encourage you to have some art work of a similar style available for sale, should you be contacted by potential buyers.

 

What media can I enter?

Any media of your choice, but we do not accept crafts such as candles or soft furnishings.  See our terms & conditions for further details

 

Will the work I enter here need to be kept aside for a later physical exhibition?

No, however, if you are selected to participate in a physical exhibition, we will expect you to exhibit artwork of a similar quality and style.

 

Are there any size/price limitations to the work?

Not for the online element. 

We will notify all requirements for physical exhibitions where relevant.

 

Will I still be considered for a physical exhibition even if I'm not selected as 1 of the 30?

Yes. All submitting artists will be considered for possible inclusion in a physical exhibition.

 

Will there be additional costs for participation in a physical exhibition?

Yes. These will be notified when venue and dates have been confirmed. If these costs exceed your budget you will be under no obligation to participate. 

 

Who are the 2021 selectors?

To be confirmed

 

How will I know if I’ve been selected for the live broadcast?

We will email you to notify you of your selection and scheduled broadcast date.

 

How will I know if I have been selected for a physical exhibition?

We will notify you by email.

 

Will there be a second round of selection subject to video quality supplied?

No

 

How do I sell my artwork?

All links in the ISSUU magazine will be live hyper links taking buyers directly to your selling platforms. If you are selected to GO LIVE – you will speak directly to your audience as you would in your studio and people will be directed by you how to buy; be this via your website, online marketplaces or galleries that present your artwork or via your social media channels.

 

Is sales commission payable?

No sales commission is payable for the online event, however sales commission will be payable on work exhibited at physical exhibitions. We will confirm the rate of commission for this aspect in due course, however, we can confirm it will not exceed 40%.

 

How will sales be handled?

Sales for the online element will be handled directly by the artists themselves. All physical exhibition sales will be handled by Pure.

 

What image quality do you require for the ISSUU magazine?

For advice on how to photograph your artwork:

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vpj28da03JQ

Read: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vpj28da03JQ

Aim for as high a resolution image as possible. We would advise minimum 1Mb and measuring 9cm on its shortest side 

Please remember to put your name in the jpeg before you upload it.

 

What happens if I don’t have an image of me working in my studio or with my artwork?

If you don't have an image you can submit an image of yourself in a creative context.

 

Does the studio in the image have to be the workspace I will broadcast from if I am selected as 1 of the 30?

No

 

Will there be a discount for Pure members

A 10% discount on the submission fee will be applicable for Pure members

 

How will ART 360 be promoted and advertised?

Pure ART360 will have a dedicated website, on which the participating artists will be promoted, the magazine will be viewable and the artists films as they are broadcast will be viewable. This information will also be replicated on the Pure website for the duration of each event.

ART360 will be publicised to our mailing list in excess of 10,000 subscribers.

ART360 will also be promoted across the following social media platforms, supplemented by paid advertising targeting a worldwide audience.

  • Instagram
  • Facebook
  • Twitter

The event will have its own hashtags ‘#purepresents’ and ‘#pureart360’ which we will integrate into the Pure website.

We will deliver a range of promotional activity during September to stimulate and drive audience engagement.

The digital event will be preceded by a live broadcast Private View event. 

We will continue to advertise as we do currently in printed media when it is available.

 

Physical Exhibitions

Publicity for the physical exhibitions will be detailed once the venues and logistics have been finalised, but will include all of the above.

 










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