Image Questions

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Do I have to turn in photos of my work to get an artist page on ArtWalk Carlsbad website?

Yes. Without images of your work your application will not be processed and your images will not appear on the ArtWalk Carlsbad webpage.  Remember that the images you use on your application, as well as the artist statement and contact information you supply, are part of a database that automatically creates your page on our website after you are accepted, so image quality is very important in terms of showcasing your work.

Why do you need images of my work?

All artists are juried into the event based on whether or not their artwork meets the requirements of this fine art festival. The jury process depends on the viewing of your images.

How many images do I have to provide when applying?

In order to complete the  application process, you must provide at least 5  images of your artwork. The images you select to use will  be displayed on your artist webpage if you are accepted to the event. You are also required to provide an image of a previous art display. If you do not have an image of a previous display, you may contact the ArtWalk office at 619.615.1090 for assistance.

How many images will appear on my ArtWalk Carlsbad artist page?

The number of images you receive on your ArtWalk artist page depends on how you register. Individual artists may have up to five images on the ArtWalk artist page. The number of tents purchased by a group and the number of group participants, determines how many images are  displayed on the group artists’ page.  A 10′ X 20′ tent allows for 6 images, a 10′ X 30′ tent allows for 10 images, and 15 images for a 20′ x 20′.      

Should I send actual artwork?

No. Please upload photos of your work when applying online or send photos of your work with your application.  Please do not send or bring in actual pieces of artwork, unless requested by the selection committee. One piece of artwork per picture please.

Do you want my images to be photos or CDs?

When you apply online, you will upload jpg or tiff images.

How should I send my images?

When you apply online, you will be prompted to  upload five images of your artwork and one image of your display, and then  select which of them you wish to use for your application.

What resolution should my digital pictures be?

All electronic images you send should be between 72 dpi and 300 dpi. Please note that all images are converted to 72 dpi before being displayed on the ArtWalk  website. Images scanned should be a minimum of 342 pixels wide for horizontal images, and 352 pixels high for vertical images.

How many pieces of artwork should appear in each image?

Each piece of artwork should have its own image. Each of your images must be of a different, single piece of original artwork. Please do not send images of artwork grouped together.

What do I do if my artwork has multiple panels (diptych, triptych, etc)?

In this case, please upload one image of all of the panels arranged together.