||PUNCH + SOIL
International Juried Exhibition
December 6-30, 2007
Deadline: October 15, 2007
PUNCH Gallery and SOIL present
an international juried exhibition taking place December 2007.
Both galleries, located in the Pioneer Square area of downtown
Seattle, provide an excellent opportunity to gain exposure within
the Northwest regional art scene.
Artists from any country may submit work in any medium. There
is no limit to the number of entries. In addition to traditional
2-D and 3-D works, artists are encouraged to submit work in
new media, video, sound, or installation. Complicated installation
procedures may require the artist to assist with installation.
Members of PUNCH and SOIL are
not eligible to enter.
The juror, Eric Fredericksen, will utilize both spaces of these
high-profile galleries to create two complementary exhibitions
which present a diverse range of media and concepts from around
Director of Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
Cash award(s) determined by number of entries will be distributed
at the juror’s discretion.
• $15 first two images
• $5 per additional image
Fees are nonrefundable and must be paid via PayPal (PayPal account
is not required).
Deadline for receipt of online submissions.
Notification of acceptance. Artists will be notified via email.
Deadline for receipt of accepted work.
Opening reception, award(s) announced.
Show closes. Following the closing of the exhibition, work is
repacked and shipped back to the artists. You may also pick
up work at PUNCH Gallery Sunday
December 30th between 4 pm and 6 pm.
PUNCH and SOIL will retain a 30% commission on all artwork sales.
Work must be able to fit through our front door (81”x40”).
Every precaution will be taken to assure that your work is handled
with utmost care and respect during installation and throughout
the run of the exhibition. However, it is the artist's responsibility
to carry insurance for any of their works in the exhibition.
PUNCH and SOIL will not be responsible
for damage, theft or loss of any kind.
Shipping and Return
Accepted work must be sent in sturdy, reusable crates or boxes.
Artwork will be returned via the same carrier that delivered
it, or it may be picked up at PUNCH
Gallery Sunday December 30th between 4 pm and 6 pm. Work will
be insured for return only if the owner requests and pays for
this. A post-dated check or money order (postdated for December
30th) should be included with the work when it arrives and be
written for the amount covering return costs. In the event that
the work is sold, the check or money order will be returned
to the artist.
Need more info? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Submit Entries
Entries will be submitted electronically using our online submission
form and PayPal.
About the Juror
Eric Fredericksen is the director of Western Bridge, a collection
exhibition space in Seattle's SoDo industrial district. He has
curated exhibitions at the Bodgers' and Kludgers' Cooperative
Art Parlour, Vancouver, and the Noorderzon Festival, Groningen,
the Netherlands. He has served as juror for the Artist Trust
Fellowships and several video and time-based exhibitions at
the University of Washington. He was a mid-career fellow of
the National Arts Journalism Program, Columbia University, in
2000-2001. A former editor at Architecture magazine and The
Stranger, his writing on art and architecture has appeared in
Nest, Metropolis, and Art on Paper.
About PUNCH Gallery
PUNCH was founded in March 2006
by a group of artists eager to participate in the dynamic cultural
exchange resulting from the emergence of other artist-run galleries
in Seattle. PUNCH seeks to exhibit
work that is honest, thoughtful, vocal, fearless, and fresh.
Applauding individual expression, the gallery’s primary
mission is to provide support and encouragement for artists
to create and exhibit their work in an atmosphere free from
the constraints of commercialism. Committed to excellence on
every level, PUNCH promotes the
visual arts as a necessary, valid, and worthwhile contribution
to Seattle’s cultural growth.
Founded in 1995, SOIL is a not-for-profit cooperative space
established, supported and operated by local artists. SOIL exists
as an alternative venue for artists to exhibit, develop, and
advance their work, and is committed to exhibiting and celebrating
art of diverse media and content. The cooperative has been in
existence for eleven years and has been consistent in showing
a different exhibition each month that opens on every first
Thursday. It has received substantial local as well as national