VAST 2025 Calendar and Notecard Prospectus


Eligibility: Open to all VAST Members whose dues are paid for the 2024-2025 fiscal year.


TIMELINE
Monday, June 17 – All images DUE online to vastexhibitions@gmail.com
Friday, June 28 – Notification of works accepted
Wednesday, July 12 – Artist statement, digital photo of headshot, electronic signature


Juror: Krissi Oden-Berry
Krissi Oden holds a BFA in Art History and Museum Education and an MA in Art History from UNT and a Masters in Teaching in Art Education from TWU.


Entry Requirements:
• 2-D or 3-D work accepted
• 2 digital images maximum per entrant
• Format may be horizontal, vertical, or square
• There is NO limitation on the age of the artwork
Image Requirements:
• Digital images must be JPG files with 300 pixels per inch resolution and a width and/or height maximum of 1800 pixels per 6 inches. Only those digital images conforming to these specifications will be accepted.
• File Naming Conventions: For digital images, save each image as a jpeg using this format:
Doe_J_Winter_Light_In_Evening
Entry Fee:
• $20 for two images. Entry is free to those members who have paid their dues by May 31.
• You may pay through PayPal, using your personal PayPal account with your name and “2025 VAST Calendar” in the note box to vastartstreasurer@gmail.com, or write a check and mail it to VAST, PO Box 1281, Denton, TX 76202.


Submission Of Entry:
• Email images to vastexhibitions@gmail.com and include the following information in the body of the email:
o Artist Name, Title of Art, Media, Image Dimensions, Price (or NFS if not for sale), Method of Payment


Accepted Artists Benefits:
• Will receive one free calendar
• Image of art printed on one calendar month
• Image of art printed on notecards


Accepted Artists Responsibilities:
• Provide a statement of 75 words OR LESS regarding the process used to create the accepted piece. The statement should be written in the first person and could include information on the artist’s background, inspiration for the work, and/or artistic process
• Provide an electronic signature and digital photo (headshot) of yourself upon notification of being juried into the calendar
• Purchase 5 calendars
• Assist in collation of the calendar sales packages
• Assist in the promotion of calendar/card sales at VAST meetings and in the community


Copyright Information:
Images of accepted entries will become the property of VAST to be used for any printed material (including but not limited to flyers, posters, and note cards), for the VAST archives and website, and for educational purposes. Artists will retain copyright of original works.


For Questions: Jo Williams (texjo@msn.com)