I requested to be transferred to one of the German offices, so we'll see. They have offices in Hamburg, Stuttgart, and Munich. People I've talked to say it shouldn't be a problem.
I'm trying to get my application for the Chicago Art Open together and it's taking forever. They require all sorts of random stuff and it's hard getting all my ducks in a row: Three works of art on a CD, each must be 300 dpi, and named with their naming convention. Fill out the form. Include your bio, artist statement and exhibition history. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with $3 worth of stamps on it. Include a printout of each image and list the price, medium, date, and title. Include a check for the $45 entry fee. Checks will not be reimbursed.
I bet this BS deters a lot of artists from applying.
I'm submitting these three:
They'll either like them or hate them.