OPEN CALL for Artists! Hashtag Gallery 'Cult Classics' Art Show - 06 Nov 2014


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Show off your ART! Submit fine art that pays homage to your favourite Cult Classic move or TV show!


A cult classic is a motion picture or tv show or even a book series that has acquired a cult following. Cult films are known for their dedicated, passionate fanbase, an elaborate subculture that engage in repeated viewings, quoting dialogue, and audience participation. Inclusive definitions allow for major studio productions, especially box office bombs, while exclusive definitions focus more on obscure, transgressive films shunned by the mainstream. More information on this article about the upcoming Cult Classic art show on Mindsay,
They Live - 1988

In the cult classic 80s era film 'They Live', wrestling star turned actor Rowdy Roddy Piper finds a pair of sunglasses that demonstrate how the world is different than what they perceive - its filled with strange aliens that are controlling the world by producing and broadcasting a hypnotizing television broadcast. Some of the iconic imagery from this film transcends the movie and appears on TShirts and Internet Art Memes.

Where is your art? Hashtag Gallery issues another OPEN CALL for Art that celebrates Cult Classics and they're always looking for new talent and esp emerging artists and scene-makers. The prize is a guaranteed sale for $500 to Toronto Agency, Jib Strategic Marketing agency which is buying the piece the crowd considers 'best'.

Here is Chris at his desk in agency world with the winning picture from the RetroFuture Art show in July 3rd 2014. You can read all the juicy details and see all the submitted art from the last art show Retro Future in Toronto on Ad Agency blog.

Details for this show are exactly the same:
• $25 per artist entry fee (non-refundable)
• Artists can submit up to 3 pieces
• Maximum selling price $300
• #Hashtag Gallery earns 30% commission on sold work
• All skill levels welcome, but Hashtag admin will be curating the show and cutting pieces that don’t fit with the theme.

Show runs November 6th-9th

SUBMIT YOUR ART IN PERSON
All artwork must be submitted in person by November 2nd. To qualify for contest voting.


#Hashtag Gallery Ltd.
801 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON, M6J 1V2
www.hashtaggallery.com

**Unsold artwork must be picked up and removed from the gallery no later than 8pm, November 9th.
Any artwork remaining after 10 days of the show’s end date (without arrangements for pick-up) will be considered a donation and become property of Hashtag Gallery Ltd.**

For any additional inquiries please call us at 416-861-1866, or email us at info@hashtaggallery.com
 
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This event happened on Thursday 06 Nov 2014 as advertised,

You can read about it on Jib Blog about Cult Classics Art Show at Hashtag Gallery in Toronto.