No: 80 Cover Art Competition

Call for Art Work – No: 80 Cover Art Competition – Deadline September 23, 2014

This is an open call for artwork to be considered for the cover of the Fall 2014 issue of Number. Artists from AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, and VA are eligible to submit work. Only one artwork will be selected for use on the cover and credited in the upcoming issue. As the cover, the artwork will also be seen on the Number:Inc website and Facebook with credits. Visit for examples of past covers. The editor of the issue will select the cover of the issue and additional artworks from all submissions to be featured online.Artwork submitted for cover consideration must support the theme of the issue. No: 80 Art as Community Builder focuses on the ways that Southern visual artists, arts organization, and/or specific works of art are helping to build, revitalize, and maintain community. This can include non-profits using visual art to develop specific neighborhoods, art as educational tools, and art as economic development.

Artists may submit up to 3 images with each $15 submission fee. All submissions must be original artwork created by the person(s) completing the submission. Submission files should use the expected file naming convention of artists first initial_last name_title of artwork_submission# (Exaample: j_doe_myartwork_1.jpg) in either JPEG or TIFF format.

To be considered, submissions must meet all requirements below:

  • Up to 3 original artworks created by submitter
  • High quality color images only
  • 200 dpi @ 9.5″w x 10.625″h
  • TIFF, or uncompressed JPEG
  • Artwork related to issue theme
  • Inclusion of an Artist Resume (PDF)
  • $15 Submission Fee

Note: Accepted images will be cropped, and altered to meet print requirements for the cover. This includes the addition of text, sizing to fit cover, and optimization for color newsprint printing. As a result of submitting your artwork, you may be contacted for other opportunities with the Number:Inc. organization such as shows and publication opportunities.

To submit your artwork for consideration, go to