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Celebrating A New Year Of Art At Bamboozle Café

posted Oct 24, 2017, 2:53 PM by Dave Beebe   [ updated Mar 29, 2018, 2:23 PM ]
North Tampa Arts League is returning to the Bamboozle Café in downtown Tampa at 516 N. Tampa Street, Tampa, FL 33602. A well-known Tampa Restaurant specializing in fresh, healthy Southeast Asian Food, Bamboozle has extensive exposure to the art buying public.  

This opportunity is open to all paid NTAL Members to exhibit art suitable for all audiences that can be hung on the wall.  As this is a 2018 show, don't forget to renew your membership if needed when applying. 

Attached is the Call to Artists, please read the terms (they are a little different from our other shows),  follow the How To Apply instructions and be sure to meet the deadlines. Space is limited so be sure to get your entry in ASAP.  


Paid Application Deadline:           Saturday, December 16, 2017 
Art Drop-off:                                 Saturday, January 13, 2018, 9:30am 
Opening Reception:                      Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 6:00 to 9:00 pm 
Art Pickup:                                    Saturday, February 10, 2018, 9:30am

This show coincides with lots of downtown activities. The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts has a busy performance schedule. The Gasparilla Pirate Festival is on January 27 and the 2018 NHL All Star Game is on January 28. 

Artwork Criteria
Completed artwork must be suitable for all audiences
The exhibit will adhere to collection standards
No work with live  animal or plant life
No electricity (except battery)
No water (unless self contained)
No hazardous materials will be accepted
No nudity in paintings or photographs unless tasteful and approved by Lynn Pham, cafe owner
No drilling into walls, no nails into walls other than on nail strips on wall

Display Criteria
Funky As A Monkey Art Studio will install and remove exhibit
Artwork must be ready for hanging prior to show opening
Artwork must not exceed 25 pounds, unless previously approved by Bamboozle Cafe
Bamboozle Cafe is not responsible for any damage to art pieces or any personal injury incurred during the process of setting up for the event
Artists can leave their artist statement and business cards

Fees and Commissions:
$20 fee per artist for two (2) smaller 16"x20" pieces or one (1) larger 40"x40" piece.
We strongly encourage all participating artists to attend show opening event and provide publicity through their mailing lists and social media
Press releases, promotional materials conducted by Funky As A Monkey and provided to NTAL for their promotion and marketing
No commission is charged for any art sold. NTAL has paid the rental for the entire Bamboozle Cafe Gallery

Dave Beebe,
Oct 24, 2017, 2:54 PM
Dave Beebe,
Dec 20, 2017, 7:58 AM