All That Glitters
A Guarded Treasures Art Fundraiser
Friday February 5 th , 2021 – Saturday February 27th, 2021
Dragon Master Foundation is a 7 year old pediatric brain cancer 501(c)(3) charity based in Wichita Kansas. DMF’s mission is to find and accelerate cures for cancers and other diseases by fostering and rewarding a community of collaboration and innovation. We seek to spread awareness, expedite research and kinder treatments, and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly changing and fluid situation. Please note that all scheduled event dates and locations are subject to change at the sole discretion of Dragon Master Foundation and City Arts, in accord with State and Local health guidelines at the time.
Early Bird Deadline: Monday 12/28/2020. Get $5 off your adult admission fee when payment and materials are submitted by this date! There is no fee for donated pieces.
Normal Deadline: Monday 01/4/2021 – Entries and fees due. Fees should be paid online by going to https://secure.qgiv.com/for/gtf2/event/818422/ . Photos should be submitted to , along with title, medium, and, if applicable, price of the piece.
Size and format requirements: One photo only for 2D entries, up to 3 photos for 3D entries. Each photo should be submitted as:
jpeg, .jpg format
at least 2,000 pixels wide
no larger than 10 MB
Entries should be labeled with the title of the work.
Wednesday 1/20/2021 – Notification of accepted artists begins.
Monday 1/25/2021 -- Signed artist agreement, W-9 form, and all exhibition information must be received on this day by 5pm. You may scan and email all documents to firstname.lastname@example.org, or send by mail to:
Dragon Master Foundation
4120 E 61st. Street North
Kechi, KS 67067.
Failing to get your information in by this date and time may result in exclusion from the show.
Wednesday, 1/27/2021 through Saturday, 1/30/2021 -- Work drop off. Artwork may be hand delivered or shipped to CityArts. All work must be received by 3pm on Saturday, 1/30/2021. For business hours, please visit City Art's Website at: Wichita.gov/CityArts. If work must be shipped rather than hand delivered, artist is responsible for arranging and paying shipping. We recommend setting up an account with Fed Ex for convenience.
Thursday 2/4/21 - VIP Pre-sale ticketed event. Each artist receives 2 free tickets. Additional tickets at public pricing. This event will be contingent on public health guidelines.
First Friday 2/5/2021 -- Launch Party (Open to the Public) will be held from 6 to 8 pm. Dragon Master Foundation Presentation at 7pm. Due to COVID-19, the galleries may be limited to appointment only. If this is the case, we will endeavor to feature all pieces online.
Saturday 2/27/2021 -- Final day to view the show and Auction Event.
Monday 3/8/2021 -- Pick up work. You may pick up work any time between 12 and 8pm.
$1500 in Cash Prizes for Donated Pieces
Best of Show - $250 (all Age Divisions eligible)
First Place $175 (Adult and Youth Divisions)
Second Place - $150 (Adult and Youth Divisions)
Third Place $100 (Adult and Youth Divisions)
Fourth Place - $50 (Adult and Youth Divisions)
Fifth Place - $25 (Adult and Youth Divisions)
Judges Choice Award for Best Dragon Imagery - $250 (all Divisions eligible)
The show’s theme is “All That Glitters.” Judges will take into account the submissions reflection of the theme in broad terms. While dragon imagery is not required to have your work accepted to the show, a special prize for dragon specific imagery in your work will be awarded.
This show is open to artists ages 18 and older, and youth division submissions for those under 18, living in the US. All mediums are accepted for entry and consideration. Work entered must have been produced in the past 3 years and must be the original piece, not copied from other artists or from published materials and not a print or otherwise reproduction of the piece. All 2D work must be ready to hang with wire. Work on paper must be framed unless special circumstances for display don’t allow framing. In that case there must be clear directions from the artist along with specific hardware if needed. All 3D work must be ready to install.
Work that is overtly political in nature, contains nudity or profanity will not be accepted. DMF reserves the right to exclude any work that doesn’t
meet the requirements. Submissions may be donated to the Foundation and thus eligible for the prize money awards (see above), or may be entered on a commission only basis. If a commission only piece is sold by the Foundation, the artist will receive 50% of the artist’s asking price. The piece may be sold during the show, or during a live auction at the sole discretion of DMF. If a commission piece is not sold, your piece will be returned to you. Donated pieces may be retained by DMF, or returned to the artist, at DMF’s discretion. If accepted into the show, donated pieces may be of any fair value that you wish to indicate, however DMF has the exclusive right to price and accept any bid it chooses to for your work. Donated pieces are not commissionable, but are solely eligible for prize money (see above). DMF will provide a thank you letter for your donation, for your tax records.
Directions for Entry
By submitting your work and entry fee you are agreeing to the following:
I verify that the art being submitted is original in design, is not copied from any other source.
I verify that it is the original piece of work, and not a reproduction.
I understand that if submitted on commission that Dragon Master Foundation pays 50% commission on pieces sold based on your listed sales price. They will also collect and remit sales tax on those sales. Commissionable submissions are not eligible for prize money in the Show.
I understand that if submitted as a donation, Dragon Master Foundation may sell the piece at any price, and retains 100% of those proceeds. Donated work is eligible for prize money as detailed in this Call for Entries.
I understand that CityArts will use the utmost care in handling my artwork, however, I will not hold CityArts, Dragon Master Foundation or its representatives responsible for any loss or damage.
I understand that it is my responsibility to make sure artwork arrives on time and is picked up on time including shipping arrangements and expenses.
I understand that CityArts allows guests to use photography in their gallery.
I give permission for my work to be photographed for marketing purposes.
Entry fee: Artists 18 and older may submit up to 3 commissionable pieces with a $30 non-refundable entry fee. Youth (17 and under) may submit up to 2 pieces with a non-refundable entry fee of $10. Payment can be made by check, VISA or MC at https://secure.qgiv.com/for/gtf2/event/818422/
Submit your work and entry fees by Monday 12/28/2020 for a $5 discount off of the Adult fee. THERE IS NO FEE FOR DONATED PIECES.
Sales: All sales will be handled through Dragon Master Foundation, including collecting and paying sales tax.
Selections and Awards Jurors
Kayann Ausherman is a self-taught mixed media artist from Haven, a
small town near Wichita. She has always had a creative take on life even
though her art career didn’t start until her children were grown. She grew up
in rural Kansas with parents who were scientists. A degree in anthropology
was followed by working for a free-lance graphic designer, and then laying
out computer schematics, first as a draftsman and then as a cad operator.
A large family of adopted and biological children kept her busy for the next
couple of decades until she returned to her childhood love of art in 2013.
This lifetime of experiences and influences now finds its way into her current art.
Rather than focus on realistic replication of her subject matter, she prefers a
more whimsical representation. She feels the creative process is about and
exploration of new ways to express the familiar, hopefully evoking an
emotional connection. She often uses repurposed and unusual materials
in her artwork like wrappers, envelopes, postage stamps, and “found” papers.
Kayann has illustrated two children’s books, and her work has been published in over 25 national mixed media magazines including Somerset Studio, Cloth Paper Scissors, and more. Since 2013 she has taught numerous workshops on such varied topics as Citra Solv, art journaling, collage, and many other mixed media related topics both in Kansas and elsewhere. Citra Solv sponsored art contests have named her the winner a number of times, and she is one of the Citra Artists listed on their website. She has exhibited her art in many local venues such as Botanica, Dillon Nature Center, banks, churches, bookstores and coffee shops. Her art can be found online at , as well as on her website and her etsy shop
When not making art, Kayann enjoys time with her husband and ever growing family. They enjoy camping in the mountains of Colorado, and are constantly fixing up their 100+ year old farmhouse. She also maintains an active blog on her website at www.fromvictoryroad.com.
Wade Hampton is an artist. He loves to make art in many forms. He has been
a painter, illustrator, graphic designer, cartoonist, musician, writer, director,
filmmaker. And one of these days he may actually spend the time to get good
at one of them. “My ultimate dream as an artist is to make something amazing.
I haven’t done that yet."
Dustin Parker is a child of the 80s, raised on a steady diet of Saturday morning
cartoons, Nintendo games, comic books and 80s horror films. As a child, Parker
developed his creative muscles by drawing robots, dinosaurs and superheroes
on his homework assignments. As an adult, Parker earns his bread and butter
working as a graphic designer and illustrator. His current project is called
MONSTER MANIA, a series of digital illustrations of cryptids, anthropomorphic
creatures, classic movie monsters, creepy clowns and other oddball characters.
The series is inspired by Ben Cooper Halloween costumes, Garbage Pail Kids
trading cards, 80s horror films and comic books. Parker’s illustrations are
created using traditional comic book illustration techniques and are characterized
by bold lines, garish colors and gritty textures. Parker’s illustration style is heavily
influenced by artists like Todd McFarlane, Matthew Allison, Greg Capullo,
Alex Pardee, Jack Kirby, Daniel Clowes, Geof Darrow, Tom
Scioli, Ed Piskor, Mike Mignola. Erik Larsen and many others.
Parker lives and works in Wichita, KS.