Submission Guidelines

The 2016 Cells I See Art Contest is closed.


CATEGORIES:

Stem cells or biomaterial structures. As you see them.

ENTRY LIMIT:

A maximum of two entries per person will be allowed. A separate signed entry form must accompany each entry.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY:

The deadline for the 2016 Cells I See contest is September 5, 2016.

FORMATS ACCEPTED:

1) Digital Files (images or artwork)

  • File names must reference both artist and title of artwork.
  • Files to be supplied as flattened TIFFs, PSD (Photoshop) or uncompressed JPG;
  • High resolution required: suggested file size is between 5MB and 20MB;
  • The image will be sized to fit within an 8″ x 10″ proportion;
  • Must be submitted on CD/DVD or uploaded via Google Drive or Dropbox (see instructions below).

2) Prints/Original Artwork – Only 2D artwork accepted

  • Unmounted, unmatted and unframed.
  • The longest dimension of the print must be a minimum of 10 inches (25cm) and a maximum of 15 inches (38cm).
  • Colour preferred, non-gloss or semi-gloss.
  • If the proper orientation of the print is not obvious, please place an arrow on the back to indicate the top of the print.

HOW TO ENTER:

Your entries (maximum of 2 per person) must be sent to CCRM via digital upload, mail or courier before the end of day September 5, 2016. Each entry must be accompanied by a signed entry form in order to be accepted and included in the gallery and judging. For full contest rules, click here.

 Option 1) Digital Upload:

As files are too large for our email servers to handle, please upload your entries via Google Drive or Dropbox, and share with erin.sugar@ccrm.ca.

Google Drive sharing instructions:

  1. Visit http://drive.google.com/
  2. Log in or create a Google account
  3. Upload your artwork and signed entry form
  4. Select both the artwork and entry form, click the “More” drop-down list, and click “Share… “
  5. Add erin.sugar@ccrm.ca as an editor
  6. Click “Done”

Dropbox Sharing Instructions:

  1. Log in or create a Dropbox account at https://www.dropbox.com
  2. Upload your artwork and entry form to a new folder, right click the folder to bring up a menu. Click either “invite to folder” or “share this folder”
  3. Enter the email address erin.sugar@ccrm.ca
  4. Click share folder

Option 2) Mail or Courier

Please send your signed entry form along with your digital or original artwork to:

Cells I See Art Competition
CCRM
MaRS Centre, West Tower

661 University Avenue,
Suite 1002 Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1M1 Canada