Salon Display Labels
Display labels will be produced by Salon entrants using the Salon Display Label PDF FIles for traditional or new media shown below.
Entrants should download the appropriate template and print the labels onto HEAVY PAPER (card stock).
Trim label to heavy black line and permanently mount on sturdy board with two strips of Velcro (hooks), at top and bottom on back side. This will be the actual label that is displayed with your artwork.
Click here to download a PDF version of the Salon Display Label for traditional media.
Click here to download a PDF version of the Salon Display Label template for new media.
Salon Display Label Glossary of Terms:
Intended Purpose: A concise statement of the communication problems that the visual image solves. What is the message or story being told?
Note to Student Entrants: Students must also fill out an Intended Purpose statement for work to be judged. The Salon Judging Committee realizes that student works are intended to solve both technique and content problems. For example, if the assignment was to use wet highlights or wash techniques, then this information is appropriate and should be included in the Intended Purpose section of the Display Label.
Medium/Software: Art media or instruments used in rendering the image (for example, watercolor, gouache, acrylic, airbrush, ink, flexible or technical pen on paper, illustration board, film, etc.) If the image was rendered on the computer, the software used should be specified (Photoshop 4.0, Illustrator 7.0, etc.). If the artwork combines both traditional and computer media, then both should be described (for example, Graphite on Bristol/Photoshop).
Final Presentation Format: The form in which the artwork is to be presented to or utilized by its audience (for example, 35mm slide, videotape-still or animated sequence, courtroom graphic, print ad, journal cover, etc.).
Primary Audience: Those to whom the content of the visual image is intended to be communicated (for example, medical students, surgical residents, research scientists, patients, computer graphic, etc.).
Employer/Production Company: The name of the institution or firm by which you are employed (NOT the client for whom the work was prepared) or in the case of self-employment, your own company name.
Your completed Display Label should be enclosed in an envelope (with JPEG and Permission Form) and taped to the back of your artwork with low-tack drafting tape (see Placement Diagram below), so that it can be easily removed by the Salon Committee.
Artwork Identification Label
An Artwork Identification Label (sample at right) must be completed and affixed to the back of your entry to identify it throughout the Salon judging and hanging process.
Click here to download a PDF version of the Salon Identification Label template.
This label may be completed by hand (please print legibly). Once you've completed the label, it should be trimmed and securely adhered to the back of your artwork (see Placement Diagram below).
Digital Files of Artwork
Entries MUST be accompanied by the appropriate digital files of the artwork. The files will be used for the various reasons listed below as well as for archival purposes. It is understood that the artwork is the sole possession of the artist. No reproduction or use of the files provided will be made without prior written approval of the artist. These files should be written to CD/DVD (storage media WILL NOT be returned to you). Please print the name of the person submitting artwork on the front of the CD/DVD. Be sure to include your disk in an envelope with the Salon Display Label and permission form and tape the envelope to the back of the artwork with low-tack drafting tape (see Placement Diagram above). The digital files must meet the following requirements:
File for Powerpoint Awards Presentation: The image
should be written to CD (storage media WILL NOT be returned to you)
Size: (Maximum dimensions) 7.5 in. high x 10 in. wide
Resolution: 150 dpi, RGB
File name: first 8 characters of last name_first and middle
initial_year and category_entry number if more than one piece entered in same category.jpg
E.g. - John A. Brownstone, 2 entries in instructional tone category (B) in the year 2009 would look like this:
File for Website Gallery:
Size: 439 pixels high x 481 pixels wide
Resolution: 150 dpi, RGB
File name: brownsto_ja_09B_1_web.jpg
File for Website Gallery THUMBNAIL:
Size: 47 pixels high x 67 pixels wide
Resolution: 72 dpi, RGB
File name: brownsto_ja_09B_1_thumb.jpg
File for Trailer (Optional - for animation entries only):
Length: 15 seconds (maximum), at least 24 fps
Format: QuickTime (if possible with h264 codec)
File name: brownsto_ja_09B_1_trailer.mov
Salon Permission Form
This one-page form must be completed and placed in the envelope with your Display Label and disk (see Placement Diagram above).
Click here to download a PDF version of the Salon Permission Form.