Image Questions

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Do I have to turn in photos of my work to get an artist page on the event website?
Yes. Without photos of your work your application will not be processed and your images will not appear on the website. Most applicants upload images through our simple on-line application system found here. The system accepts .jpgs and tiffs.

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 into the event. First-time applicants 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.

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 will appear on my artist page?
The number of images you receive on your artist page depends on register whether you are registered as an individual or a group. Individual artists may have up to five images on their artist page. The number of tents purchased by a group determines how many images they receive on their group artists’ page.

Do you want my images to be photos or discs?
We prefer all images are uploaded on the application website, but we accept all of the following image formats:

1. photographs (printed and mailed)
2. discs with images (jpg , tiff format)
3. email electronic attachments (jpg or tiff format) emailed to:

How should I send my images?
Uploading your images on our registration website is the fastest way to get them to us and we prefer receiving them this way. But, you may also mail, hand-deliver, or email your images.

Can I send actual artwork?
No. If are mailing or delivering in artwork, please send printed photos or a disc with electronic files of your work. Please do not send or bring in actual pieces of artwork. One piece of artwork per photo please.

Where do I mail/deliver/email my artwork?
If you are not using our registration site to apply, you may mail or hand-deliver your images to our office at 2210 Columbia St, San Diego 92101 or email us your photos.

What format should I use for my digital photos?
Please make sure they are in .jpg or .tiff format. Please do not send any image as a PDF, in the body of an email or in the body of a Word Document. If emailing your pictures, send them as attachments.

How big should my pictures be?
The pictures you send us should measure at least 5″ x 5″ (original size).

What resolution should my digital pictures be?
All electronic images should be between 72 dpi and 300 dpi. Please note that all images are converted to 72 dpi before they are displayed on your artist webpage. The largest image size that our system will accept is 2 MB.

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 send us one image of all of the panels arranged together.

Will I get my images back?
If you would like to have your photos returned to you, please be sure to include a self-addressed, stamped envelope in your application packet.