Submissions

Open Call for Submissions ~ SS23 

For the first time, Plunge is taking submissions to find our next artist and grow our community!


Eligibility: 

Applications are sought from emerging to established visual artists working in multidisciplinary art to create a limited edition towel for Plunge to be released in SS23. Artist must be located in the USA.


Award:

~ The chosen artist will receive a total commission of $500 USD.

~ The chosen artist will have a limited edition (~50 qty) towel produced with their artwork and sold by Plunge on the Plunge website. 

~ Each towel will feature a woven damask label with the artist’s name and Plunge logo, and will be sold with an accompanying editioned risograph print of the artwork.

 ~ The artist will receive two (2) towels from the collection, and have their towel and artwork promoted through all Plunge outlets: website, email newsletter, and social (Instagram) to the Plunge community.

~ Plunge will conduct an interview with the chosen artist, which will be published on the Plunge website and in our printed journal, Plunge Rag.

    Terms of Agreement: 

    ~ Artwork should be original work and if chosen should not be reproduced for sale by the artist or another organization elsewhere.  

    ~ Artists are welcomed to submit past work for consideration as long as it has not been reproduced elsewhere as stated above. Please make a note in your artwork description.

    ~ The final artwork will be exclusive to Plunge and used at the sole discretion of Plunge, for creating towels, accompanying riso-printed product cards, and related marketing and advertising in support of the artist-collaboration.  

    ~ Plunge will retain proceeds from sales of the artist-designed towels.

      To Apply: 

      ~ Submit via Google Form linked below. Include one (1) to two (2) artworks for consideration, a short bio / artist statement, artwork description, link to website and Instagram handle. 

      Artwork may be created in any media. It should preferably be formatted in a 1:2 ratio (rectangle) and limited to two (2) or three (3) colors. Media could include 2D or 3D work, including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, textiles, sculpture, digital art, etc.

      ~ Selected artist must be amenable to making adjustments to artwork and colors used in order to meet our parameters for weaving.


        Important Dates and Application Deadline: 

        Applications Open: 12:00 am pst, Thursday, 1/26  

        Deadline to Apply: 11:59 pm pst, Sunday, 2/26 

        Artist Selected & Contacted by Email: early March