Call for Art: Don't Shoot Me Down

Don't Shoot Me Down Pop-Up Event

Hermosa Beach/San Pedro, CA

* Firearm Education * Gun Research • Background Checks •
Don’t Shoot Me Down
An artful dialog about guns in American culture 
I’m under the gun. I got shot down. It’s a blast!. A shot in the dark.
He’s gunning for you. You are in his sights. Bang for the buck. Don’t shoot me down.
The gun idiom fills the American language. 

Art work by Steve Greenberg
Two Pop-Up shows
Saturday, September 1, 6-9pm & Sunday, September 2, 1-5pm
Shockboxx Gallery, 636 Cypress Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA
Friday, October 26, 6-9pm & Saturday, October 27, 1-5pm 
The Loft, Mesa and 4th, San Pedro, CA

Important Dates: 

Entry Deadline: August 5, 2018 midnight
Notification: August 17, 2018. You may be in one of the Pop Ups or both.
Take In: The Monday before each show. This will be confirmed upon acceptance. 
Artwork Pick Up: At the end of the show! If you are in both shows, you will need to take in and pick up twice.
Juror: Peggy Sivert Zask, Executive director of SoLA Gallery and artist

Don’t Shoot Me Down is in support of March for Our Lives & The Brady Campaign
* Firearm Education * Gun Research • Background Checks • 
Eligibility: Open to all artists. All entries must be original. No glicees. All media welcome. Framed pieces must be ready for hanging. Work must be adequately framed to be hung in the show.

Entry Rules: 

Fee: $20 for 3 images/1 entry. No fee for students.
Make check out to: 
Don’t Shoot Me Down Art and mail to C. Liesy, Attn: Don’t Shoot Me Down, 
1609 Cataluna Place, Palos Verdes Estates, 
CA 90274-2162. All entries must be 72 dpi, less than 1mb, jpeg only. Artists split 50%, Don’t Shoot Me Down 50%. 
Label each jpg with first and last name, title of work, medium, size and price.Example: First Last_My 
Picture_colored pencil, acrylic, photography,
Please submit all your entries in one email.
The email subject line should be: Don’t Shoot Me Down Art entry and artist name. Send to: 
[email protected]. Snail mail your check and entry form completely filled out. Email your images.


Selected work delivered at artist’s expense. Hand delivered work by Take-In date which is the Monday before the opening. Pick-Up immediately at the end of the show for work that does not sell. If you are in both shows you will have to do this twice.
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Please copy/paste, sign and fill out entry form:

Agreement and Entry:

I hearby certify that this artwork submitted by me is original. I have read and agree to the conditions set forth in this prospectus. Permission is granted to Don’t Shoot Me Down Art to photograph any entry for 
publicity purposes. I hearby release representatives, employees and assistants from any and all claims occasioned by loss or damages of sold/unsold work while in possession of Shockboxx Projects, The Loft and Don’t Shoot Me Down Art. 
Artists Signature
Artist Name_____________________________________
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