Call for Art: Hunza Collection Submissions for Call for Art: Hunza Collection are now closed. IntroductionAmbiance Boutique Art Hotel, with its unique and lovingly curated body of diverse work, is opening its third location in the beautiful Hunza Valley in June 2023. We are calling upon young art practitioners across the country to submit original works of art for consideration and become part of the hotel’s growing collection.Ambiance offers a distinctive experience to its global clientele, allowing them to engage with a diverse and carefully curated collection of exceptional artwork that represents the best of Pakistan’s thriving contemporary art scene. Ambiance hotels were founded by Kasim Kasuri with the aim of promoting and nurturing local talent, particularly among early-career artists, and highlighting Pakistan’s incredibly vibrant art scene.Submit your work today and be at the forefront of the art movement that is Ambiance!Email: email@example.com Ambiance Curatorial Committee for Call for Art 3.0 PROF SALIMA HASHMIArtist, Curator, Educator, Gallerist, Former Principal, NCA;Founding Dean, SVAD, BNU ADEEL UZ ZAFAR Artist, Illustrator, Educator,Associate Professor, IVS, Karachi SAMEERA RAJACurator, Gallerist,Founder, Canvas Gallery, Karachi KASIM KASURIArt Advocate, Collector,CEO & Design Curator,Ambiance Hotels Ambiance Curatorial Committee for Call for Art 3.0 PROF SALIMA HASHMIArtist, Curator, Educator, Gallerist, Former Principal, NCA;Founding Dean, SVAD, BNU ADEEL UZ ZAFAR Artist, Illustrator, Educator, Associate Professor, IVS, Karachi SAMEERA RAJACurator, Gallerist, Founder, Canvas Gallery, Karachi KASIM KASURIArt Advocate, Collector, CEO & Design Curator,Ambiance Hotels Curatorial Committee Guest Curator for the Hunza Collection RASHID RANA Visual artist, Curator, Founding member and Dean SVAD at BNU Ambiance Curatorial Committee PROF SALIMA HASHMI Artist, Curator, Educator, Gallerist Former Principal, NCA Founding Dean, SVAD, BNU KASIM KASURI Art Advocate, Collector CEO & Design Curator, Ambiance Hotels Curatorial Support HASEEB ULLAH ZAFAR Curatorial Assistant, Ambiance Hotels, Former Curatorial Assistant, & Production Manager, LBF SUSHMA AAMIR Art Logistics & Procurement, Ambiance Hotels Terms & Conditions Eligibility and Submission Eligibility: You have attained a BFA/MFA or equivalent qualification from a recognised Visual Arts institution in the last 5 years (2017 onwards). Artists whose work was acquired in earlier Calls for Art are eligible, but will be judged on the strength of their current submission. Medium & Size: The work submitted must be wholly unique and original and not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any other party. The work may be executed in any medium suitable for display, including but not limited to: oil/acrylic on canvas watercolour/gouache/charcoal/graphite pencil etc on paper/wasli etc. works on fabric, leather, wood, metal, etc. linocut/woodcut/line etching/aquatint/photo transfer prints on paper/ canvas etc. (However these should be part of a limited print run) Digital prints on canvas/paper etc. (However these should be part of a limited print run) Digital animations/ videos etc. Sculptures/reliefs/installations etc. Two-dimensional artwork must be at least 18 x 24 inches and no larger than 72 x 96 inches. Works smaller than 18 x 24 inches may be eligible at the discretion of the curators. Two-dimensional artwork should ideally be framed/mounted per the artist’s discretion; unframed works are also eligible. All artwork must be preserved against the elements via appropriate treatments. Submission Requirements: Email a single PDF with high-resolution images of your artwork at firstname.lastname@example.org as one combined .pdf, with the following details: title, medium, size, size when framed (if applicable), year of creation. Measurements should be in inches. Include a 100-200 word artist biography and/or CV Include a 100-200 word artist statement of intent concerning the submitted artwork/series. Artists may submit more than one piece of work for consideration, with clear information regarding each piece. Selected artists will be asked to submit a high-resolution black-and-white profile photo of themselves via email. Process, Deadlines, Compensation Submissions must be received by email on or before May 11, 2023. The Curatorial Committee will make its final selection by May 25, 2023 and notify selected artists via email. If selected, artwork must be completed and delivered to our head office in Lahore by June 1, 2023. If the selected artwork is situated outside Hunza and Lahore, Ambiance may cover a reasonable delivery cost to Lahore, but the artist is responsible for safe packaging. Please note: the Hotel will not be responsible for any damage incurred during transport, and reserves the right to cancel the acquisition or ask the artist to pay for any costs incurred to rectify the situation. The Curatorial Committee will determine offer prices for shortlisted works that fall within its recommended size and medium, which will generally range between PKR 35,000 to PKR 50,000 per piece. The Committee’s offers for shortlisted works, if made, will be final and non-negotiable. Selected artworks may become part of the permanent collection of Ambiance Hunza; the Committee may also choose to showcase certain works at other properties within the hotel network, based on their requirements. Please review the above terms and conditions carefully before submitting your work for consideration. Thank you for your interest in the Ambiance Call for Art: Hunza Collection!