Call for Art by Members of the Military for Cobb Salutes Benefit Evening

Call for Art by Members of the Military for Cobb Salutes Benefit Evening


Call Type Exhibition
Call Eligibility Regional
Entry Dates 9/1/19, 12:00 PM - 10/25/19, 12:00 PM 9 Days Left
Entry Fee? No
Call for Art by Members of the Military for Cobb Salutes Benefit Evening

Atlanta 30060 United States


Cobb Thanks You For Your Service would like to invite active and former members of the United States Armed Forces to participate in our November 9, 2019 “Because of the Brave” event.
Entries will be accepted through midnight October 25, 2019 via email submission to
Cobb Thanks You For Your Service is a 501(c)3 dedicated to serving our armed forces veteran neighbors and their families. This special evening will display artwork created by members of our armed forces. We are sourcing art for both the live and silent auction.
Each work of art should be created by active or former members from all branches of the US Military.
There is no theme to the artwork included in this auction. The artworks do not have to be military or patriotic; our desire is to show a variety of styles and mediums created by veterans.
All media will be considered in this auction: painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, photography, etc.
Original work - or prints/giclees of original works - may be submitted by the artist or a friend of the artist.
There is no application fee to submit your work. If your piece sells, a 20% commission of the selling price is donated to Cobb Thanks You For Your Service. It is the artist’s responsibility to price their work to reflect this commission. Sponsorship opportunities are available, in which a sponsor purchases the artwork and donates all proceeds to Cobb Thanks You For Your Service.
The artist is expected to carry their own insurance. All work shown is at the risk of the artist.
Two-dimensional work must be properly wired and ready to hang. Work not meeting this requirement will not be accepted into the show. No saw-tooth hangers, please.
All artwork must be complete before entry.
Sold work must remain until the end of the show. The person buying the work may pick up the piece with proof of payment following the close of the event.
Sculptural works that need to be hung should be brought in with hardware sturdy enough to hang and a suggested method for hanging. We cannot hang from the ceiling of the venue.
Maximum dimensions for 2-dimensional art is 30 X 40 – vertically hung, this is including frame.
Sculpture pieces, free-standing can be no larger than 5ft. tall and 4ft. wide and must be on a study base that cannot be knocked over. No sharp edges or points easily broken.
All work must be labeled with the artist’s name, medium, dimensions, title and price.
This is a juried exhibit and entries will be accepted or rejected upon entry.
All work MUST BE PICKED UP by 4pm Sunday, 11/10/19 or before. We do not have room for storage.
Submit artworks for consideration to Stokes O’Shields via email at
Subject line must state: Cobb Salutes Artwork Submission
Please include the following in your submission
Full Name
Branch of military served and years active
High-resolution images of artworks to be submitted (please label each image like so: ARTISTNAME_TITLEOFWORK.jpeg
Title, medium, and dimensions of artworks on separate sheet
Artist biography and statement
September 1 Call for Art released
September 1-October 25 Submissions are Open
Saturday, October 26: 12AM Submissions Close
Saturday, November 9: 12-4PM Delivery of Art at
Marietta Country Club:
1400 Marietta Country Club Dr.
Kennesaw, GA 30152
Saturday November 9: 7PM -11PM Event Program
Sunday November 10 Pick up artwork by 4pm
Cobb Thanks You For Your Service will generate publicity for the exhibit.
Questions can be directed to Stokes O’Shields at

Posted on: 9/12/19, 9:17 PM