This Open Call is an initiative of RevArt (www.revartgallery.com) in collaboration with the Students Association of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon (@aefbaul). The initiative is aimed towards any student or artist interested in participating, regardless of whether they are enrolled in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (FBAUL).
CALL X ARTIST aims to promote the commercialization of original artworks, by selecting 20 emerging artists and students, who will be entitled to a place on the platform: www.revartgallery.com.
Article 2 - Presentation of the Entities
RevArt is a digital platform that seeks to assist emerging artists through promotion, valorization, and sales of their artwork. Providing a new space for upcoming artists to express themselves and connect with art lovers, buyers, alongside with other artists.
We truly believe in this synergy with the Student Association of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (AEFBAUL), an entity that focuses on representing the students and the cultural, artistic community of the Faculty also the capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Sharing the same mission of supporting and representing emerging artists by joining the artistic sphere.
The Students Association of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon is the representative body of the students, with the main objective of defending the students rights and serving as a communication barrier between students and the institution. Through conversations with artists, designers, teachers and students, events such as workshops, fairs, exhibitions, etc., by intending to communicate with the alumni, providing new opportunities and learning experiences.
Article 3 - CALL X ARTIST
Due to the common goals and visions of the two entities, we took action to open a call for artists during the month of March. The CALL X ARTIST aims to identify the best artists/students of the academy, allowing them to join the platform, helping them achieve new stages in their career.
CALL X ARTIST is supported by WeMove SSD, in partnership with Revart aiming to consolidate the project to unite art and wellness, an indissoluble bond that has been taken to organize artistic events such as Design Week and photographic exhibitions with cyclical scheduling for promote the various artists of the startup RevArt.
Consequently, we are proud to be a partner and offer to the 3 top winning artists the opportunity to exhibit in Milano Interior Design Week, an international event.
The event is also sponsored by the Comune di Milano.
Article 4 - Submission of Applications
The open call takes place from 28th of February to 20th of March 2021, and is aimed towards any student or artist interested in participating, regardless of whether they are enrolled in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon (FBAUL).
CALL X ARTIST has restricted themes such as:
- The culture of thinking and project;
- Circular Economy;
- Technology Innovation;
- Re-thinking of public spaces & new urban mobility.
Note: Applications that do not match one or more of the following themes will be excluded.
- Full name;
- Student Identification Number (if applicable) & CV;
- Photographs of the artwork;
- Technique used and price;
- Description of the artwork;
- Max 1 artwork per application.
Article 5 - Prizes
The 3 top winners of the CALL X ARTIST will receive as award:
- Participation on the Milano Interior Design Week with their artwork - Full week;
The 20 winners of the CALL X ARTIST will receive as award:
- Space on RevArt Gallery - up to 10 artworks;
- Social Media Exposure on both Entities;
- PR Exposure;
- Art Podcast participation.
Article 6 - Deadline for applications
The application for the open call will close on 20th of March 2021, at 23h59. Any application submitted after the mentioned date will be automatically rejected and excluded.
Article 7 - Selection of Applications
All submitted applications will be taken under consideration by the jury and analysed in accordance with the 20 available openings. The jury reserves the right to exclude applications that do not meet the submission requirements.
The jury team assigned for this purpose consists of:
- Thiago Gomes: Artist;
- Marco Mercadante: CEO - WeMove SSD;
- Alex Dipalo: CEO RevArt;
- Nicoletta Gutu: Curator & Vice-President of AEFBAUL;
- Mariangela Papangelo: Architect & Interior Designer.
Article 8 - Open Call Results
The results of the selection will be communicated on the 23th of March 2021, directly to the participants email address to which the application was submitted.
Along with the result, the date(s) and procedures necessary to enter the platform www.revartgallery.com will be indicated.
Article 9 - Omissions and doubts
If, after careful reading of the Terms and Conditions, any doubts persist, you can contact RevArt and/or AEFBAUL via:
"The ground pillar of our platform is the belief that original art should be accessible to everyone. It is our motivation as well as our vision. When you navigate at RevArt, you automatically become a member of our community. A community which provides the assistance and support for all our artists and members to grow individually as well as collectively. Artists will always be a vital force of our society and as such, we are providing society with some its finest talents."