Shelby, NC – Open Call For Artists! The Cleveland County Arts Council invites Artists/Photographers 18+ to exhibit their work in an Aerial Photo exhibition opening August 30. This exhibit encompasses all things “aerial photography”. Let your imagination go wild!

Aerial photography is the taking of photographs from an elevated or direct-down position. Platforms for aerial photography include but are not limited to fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or “drones”), balloons, blimps and dirigibles, rockets, kites, parachutes, stand-alone telescoping, and vehicle-mounted poles. Mounted cameras may be triggered remotely or automatically; Please take all photographs from a place of safety.

Eligibility: This exhibit is open to all artists 18 years or older. All work must be completed within the past two years. Work submitted should be considered for general viewing audiences of all ages. Photos must be the work of the artist submitting. Minimum image size is 8”x10”. Shipped work must include return pre-paid shipping by the artist. Artists may submit up to five entries. No entry fees.

Sales: The Cleveland County Arts Council encourages art that is for sale. All art will be available for purchase unless designated “Not for Sale” at the time of the entry. The Arts Council retains a 30% commission.

Framing & Presentation: All work must be framed and ready to hang by gallery standards. No saw tooth hangers accepted. Frames must be in good condition and undamaged. Matting is optional. The Arts Council reserves the right to reject any entry that requires special installation.

Liability & Risk: Accepted works are insured by the Cleveland County Arts Council August 23–October 8, 2018.

Agreement, Photograph, And Reproduction Rights: Entry in the exhibition constitutes agreement to the conditions set forth in this prospectus. The artist grants Cleveland County Arts Council permission to photograph/scan any work accepted for the exhibition for archival purposes or publicity; or for the publications, films, or television programs which are produced or sponsored by or with the permission of Cleveland County Arts Council.

Deliver Works to the Arts Council: August 23 & August 24, 10am-5pm.
Opening/Reception: August 30, 5:30pm-7:30pm.
Exhibit Closes: October 6.
Pick up Artwork: October 8, 10am-5pm.

Please contact CCAC with any questions: [email protected] – or – 704-484-2787.