Terms & Conditions
Welcome to STO5I Collective! www.sto5i.info (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by STO5I Collective. STO5I Collective is also referred to as: “We/Us". The Artist is also referred to as “Artist” and “You(r/re)”.





Submissions:

We agree to thoughtfully review any and all Artist submissions to one or more STO5I Collective Show/Exhibitions and STO5I Collective Zine. We agree that every artist’s work(s) will be carefully considered based on the fully completed required submission form as well as the principle criteria, including but not limited to, technique, originality, use of media, skill, composition and presentation upon submission. The Artist understands that submission of art work does not guarantee the works admittance to said exhibit and/or magazine. The Artist understands that any incomplete submission is subject to be rejected by the juror/co-juror. The Artist understands that any submission that does not follow the criteria or violates the specifications set forth for the exhibit is subject to be rejected by the juror/co-juror. The following types of submissions are prohibited and will not be considered for the exhibit: 


• Fan Art

• Abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, and otherwise offensive statements/material (this includes but is not limited to political or religious statements or beliefs, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other theme that is designed to “target” any person, place, thing or idea negatively)

• Promotion of illegal activities 

• Explicitly lewd or sexual material, pornography, violent acts

• Misrepresentation/False or misleading information 

• Collecting information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other artists/persons 

• Material that contains software viruses, files or programs designed to interrupt, damage, destroy or limit functionality




Images/Intellectual Property:

All artists retain the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in any artwork or other content in their submission. By completing the submission form and uploading images, artists grant STO5I Collective a non-exclusive, royalty-free, limited license to copy image, distribute, re-format if necessary, store, and display the artwork or content. By uploading your images and completing the required submission form, the artist agrees to allow STO5I Collective to share any or all works of art and/or artist information, eg; name, website information, etc., to further promote said artist via our online portals, including but not limited to the website, and/or social media channels. Artists may revoke this license at any time by contacting us by email via the website. Artists will submit/upload any artwork, images and content at their own risk and agree that STO5I Collective will not be held liable for the misrepresentation of their art and/or information by another party. Please note that STO5I Collective presents artist/art work information and labels exactly as presented upon submission or upon their submission update which the Artist is required to arrange on time by contacting us via email.



Fees:

All artist submissions are free of charge. STO5I Collective does not charge artists a booth/vendor/space fee of any kind.  Ticket sales are retained by STO5I Collective.  Artwork sales are retained by the Artist.



Jurors:

STO5I Collective is committed to helping and representing both emerging and established artists, so we have partnered with several like-minded individuals to jury or co-jury our exhibits! Jurors may include, but are not limited to: artists (local or national), creative directors, gallery owners/directors, industry professionals and more. Jurors/Co-jurors and their bio/credentials will be announced at the time of open call. Note that, per our privacy policy, jurors/co-jurors reserve the right to remain anonymous.




Exhibits:

STO5I Collective agrees to provide all selected artists with display space sufficient for the approved, jury-selected works. This is including, but not limited to floor space, wall space, easels, tables, pedestals or vertical display. The Artist will be responsible for install and reserves to right to make changes to any set up, display or arrangement of art in the exhibit. The Artist must agree to drop off art (on time and on date) at the designated location, or risk losing their space in the exhibit.




Cancellations and No Shows:

STO5I Collective shows will continue rain or shine. All exhibits are held indoors. If for any reason, the exhibit is to reschedule, the artist will be notified of the new date and/or time. If for any reason, an artist is unable to participate, or must cancel their participation in the exhibit, the artist is expected to contact us by email via the website. If an artist is a no show for art drop off, the artist risks losing the opportunity to show. If an artist is a no show for the exhibit entirely, the artist may not be considered for future exhibits. 





Privacy Policy:

Your privacy is important to us. STO5I Collective will never share or sell your personal information to a third party and we protect the information and/or personal properties we obtain from you. We may collect personal identification information, including but not limited to, when artists respond to a survey, fill out the submission form, fill out the contact form, and other services/features/resources on the website. Artists may be asked for name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit/debit card information, as is appropriate for artist submission/exhibit purposes. This notice describes our privacy policy as it relates to the collection, protection and disclosure of such information resulting from artist registrations and profiles.STO5I Collective has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. By using our website and completing the artist submission form, you agree and signify your acceptance of this policy and all other terms and conditions.




Shipping:

Artists are responsible for their own expenses accrued for travel/lodging and/or shipment of their art. Accepted works must be delivered or shipped according to the instructions provided by STO5I Collective. ALL ART THAT IS SHIPPED MUST INCLUDE A PAID RETURN SHIPPING LABEL. Any artwork not sold during exhibit will be returned to the artist in original shipping packaging. 




Changes / Amendments:

STO5I Collective reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the terms/website/publication/submission guidelines/any and other STO5I Collective material at any time. Please check the website periodically for changes. Your continued use of the STO5I Collective site or services constitutes the artists binding acceptance of such changes. 




Release & Waiver of Liability:
The artist hereby fully and forever release, discharge, and agree not to sue STO5I Collective, or any of its affiliates/representatives/successors for any and all claims, causes of action or liability for any injury, loss or damage sustained or incurred by artist or guests arising out of or in any way associated with attendance at or participation in the exhibit. STO5I Collective does not provide liability insurance for the protection of individuals, groups, organizations, businesses, spectators, or others who may participate in the exhibit. STO5I Collective, nor any of its affiliates/representatives/successors, will not be held responsible for any lost, damaged, or stolen property at any time during exhibit, install, de-install, art drop off or any other time relating to exhibit.




Copyright / Infringement:

This website and its content is copyright of STO5I Collective - © STO5I Collective 2021. All rights reserved.
Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
·       you may copy and paste the URL link for artist submission opportunities on our site to your social media feed or email contacts to “share” the opportunity with like-minded artists / creatives, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material
·       you may copy and paste the URL link for our website to your social media feed or email contacts to “share” the opportunity with like-minded artists / creatives, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material
You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.
Furthermore, all content pertaining to this website, including but not limited to:  forms, applications, graphics, verbiage, themes, associated calls for art, appearance and layouts are copyrighted.
 
 
 

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