5x5 Art Salon
The 5x5 Art Salon is an invitational art exhibition, in which any member of the Park Tudor community is encouraged to enter artwork or writing that will be showcased. The exhibition celebrates creativity, the arts, and members of our community. All works must be 5x5 inches, in hopes of having space to mount hundreds of works and providing participants equal parameters.
5x5 Art Salon 2017
Theme: By the Numbers
Exhibition Reception and Reading: Friday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m.
Deadline for entries: Friday, February 24, 2017
- How do I enter my artwork?
- Do I need an art or writing background to enter work?
- What media can be used?
- Can I submit digital artwork?
- Can my piece be 3D (three dimensional)?
- Can I submit a metal or ceramic piece?
- I want to frame my 5x5 piece; if I supply the hanging materials can I submit the work?
- Does 5" x 5" include a border or mat, and can my piece be smaller than 5 inches square?
- Will the work be installed by media, subject or order received?
- Can I enter a 5x5 video installation?
- Will all artworks be displayed?
- Are any artworks rejected?
- What other restrictions are there for the artworks?
- Will I get my artwork back?
- What happens if my artwork is damaged?
There will be a drop-off box at the front desks of the following buildings: Lower School, Middle School and Upper School. Complete the provided submission entry form for artwork and deliver your artwork to a drop-off site by the deadline. Please place your work and form in a one-gallon ziploc bag. You may also drop off work in the Fine Arts Office with Cindy Eiteljorg. Late works are not guaranteed for exhibition.
If you live out-of-town and would like to submit a piece of art or writing, please send to:
5x5 Art Salon
Attn: Laura Schroeder
7200 N. College Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Virtually any material is fair game, as long as the size of the work is 5x5 inches, and the work can be installed with thumb tacks or small nails. Drawings, paintings, photographs, collage, mixed media, found objects are encouraged. Writing pieces can be on paper, napkin, canvas, you name it, as long as the work is 5x5 inches. All work must be dry and sturdy enough for transporting and handling. Please consider the weight of your work, since the work will be installed using thumb tacks or a small tacking nail.
Yes. We can accept the following file formats: .jpg, .png and .pdf for display in the exhibition. Please make sure your image size is 5x5 inches and that the resolution is 300 dpi. We appreciate files that are shared through individual Dropbox accounts. You may email Dropbox links to Heather Teets at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artwork by students, parents and faculty will be returned in 5x5 boxes after the show, located at the front desks of the following buildings: Lower School, Middle School and Upper School. Works not picked up by June 1st will be recycled or discarded.
If you are out-of-town and would like your work returned, please include a current and complete mailing address on your submission form and indicate that you wish to have the work returned.
The utmost care will be taken in the handling and displaying of all artworks. Artworks will be monitored throughout the exhibition; however, the school cannot take responsibility for items and/or works that are damaged. Please note that the work may receive a small hole from a thumb tack or nail for secured hanging purposes.