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pueblo in the nude




kadoya gallery presents


Pueblo in the Nude

On view July 17 - August 12, 2015


Pueblo in the Nude is open to artists working in all mediums residing in Colorado and the surrounding states. Jurors are selected based on their merits and achievements. Past jurors have included notable nationally acclaimed artists, art administrators and art critics.  


2015 Important Dates and Deadlines

Monday, June 15 – Deadline for entries *All entries will be submitted online

Monday, June 22 – Jurying results released

July 13, 14 and 15 – Hand delivery of accepted works daily 11am-8pm

Thursday, July 16 - 125th Anniversary Celebration of the Tutt Building with Special Musical Performance by Singer/Songwriter Awna Teixeira

Friday, July 17 – Opening Reception 5:30pm

July 17 through August 12 – Pueblo in the Nude on view

Friday, August 7 - First Friday Art Walk | Pueblo Creative Corridor

August 13 – Pick-up of hand-delivered works 11-8pm

Week of September 12 – Works shipped back




Awards: Cash awards will be distributed for First, Second and Third prizes. Final cash amount will be determined by the number of submissions entered into the juried pool. Numerous specific awards will be selected by the jurors. The Grand Prize winner will be featured on the front cover of the exhibition program. The Gallery will also offer a People’s Choice award which will be determined by gallery visitor voting from July 17 to August 6. The winner will be announced during First Friday Art Walk on August 7, 2015.


Jurying: Kadoya Gallery makes every effort to select renowned, talented and prestigious jurors , which include practicing artists, curators, and other arts professionals.


Eligibility: Open to Colorado and surrounding state residents. Kadoya Gallery seeks excellence in all media and styles. Work previously shown in this Gallery is not eligible. Crafts and commercial reproductions in any media are not eligible. All work must be ORIGINAL and completed within the past five years.  


Entry Procedure: Fill out the online submission form and upload artworks.  Please note that Kadoya Gallery reserves the right to photograph & publish accepted work for promotional purposes.  Submission of your entry indicates your acceptance of the rules of this show.  You may submit to each category, for up to six entries.  Fee applies for each category's submission.


Entry Fees: There is a non-refundable entry fee of $20.  This fee entitles the artist to submit up to three (3) entries.  Artists may submit an additional two entries for a maximum of five (5) entries for an additional $10 ($30 total).


Entries: All entries are subject to a deadline (see above for dates).  Entries will also be online this year and must be 300 dpi JPEGS.  JPEG file names should reflect titles.  Please note that any work deemed misrepresented by its photo will be declined.


Notification: Notification of juried results will be emailed see above for all dates. Accepted artists will be asked to send or deliver actual work.


Sales: All artwork MUST be for sale. Kadoya Gallery retains a 30% commission on all works sold. Please price your work accordingly. Kadoya Gallery makes every attempt to pay artists within 30-60 days of the end of the exhibit.


Delivery: All 2D work must be suitably and securely framed, with wire affixed and ready to hang. Works on paper must be framed under glass or plexiglass OR must include a hanging system. Wall mounted sculpture should include simple instructions for hanging. Work delivered by hand must be picked up by hand. Shipped work must arrive by the delivery date (see above for all dates) and must be packed in a sturdy reusable carton (a StrongBox is an excellent choice). To reduce risk of damage, pack your work carefully with sufficient packing material on all sides.


Specifications: 2D work shipped entries may not exceed 40 lbs. crated weight. 3D work may not exceed 72" in its greatest dimension. Shipped entries are limited to 200 lbs. crated weight.


Return: All work delivered by hand must also be picked up by hand at the close of the exhibit and shipped works will be sent out within one month (see above for all dates). Shipped work will be returned using U.P.S. COD unless otherwise specified. Please consider a prepaid UPS bar coded label for ease of return. Kadoya Gallery will not be responsible for damage due to incorrect packing materials or insufficient container when returning artwork as it was already shipped.


Liability: Kadoya Gallery cannot assume responsibility for damage or deterioration incurred before or after the exhibit, or for possible loss in transit. Entries will be handled with the greatest care, however, Kadoya Gallery assumes no liability for work on its premises.


Kadoya Gallery: The Gallery is located in the Historic Tutt Building at 119 Central Plaza in Downtown Pueblo. We are conveniently located one block from the Courtyard Marriott, Pueblo Convention Center, and El Pueblo History Museum. Admission is free and open to the public. Open Evenings 5:30-8:00 pm; Saturday/Sunday Noon to 5pm. Closed Mondays.  (719) 320-6315 | www.kadoyagallery.com