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Visual Art Submissions:

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES CAREFULLY BEFORE SENDING YOUR WORK

Guidelines:

  • Artists must be residents in the Bow Valley or produce work inspired or relevant to the mission of Oesa Magazine.

  • We accept simultaneous submissions—just please send us a note if your work is picked up elsewhere.

  • Artists are welcome to submit work in any medium: painting, drawing, illustration, printmaking, sculptors, ceramics, mixed media, film, etc. All visual art is welcomed.

  • Please only submit original, unpublished work.

  • Do not submit more than three pieces per submission period. 

  • Make sure to include your full name and email address at the top of each submission, and a short biography in the last page of your submission. 

  • For every file you submit, you must name the file as your work title followed by your last name. Example: Harry Potter-Rowling. 

  • Please do not send a follow-up email, our team will contact you within two weeks regarding our decision.

Artist's Rights:

Digital copies of your art will be displayed on the website. Oesa holds first publication rights for three months after publication. Authors agree not to publish, nor authorize or permit the publication of, any part of the material for three months following first publication. For physical reprints we ask for acknowledgement of its publication in Oesa Magazine first.

How to submit:

  • To submit your work, send and an email to Oesamagazine@gmail.com. Write the email subject as ART SUBMISSIONIn the email body, please include your full name, email, current address, and a short cover letter about your work. If you have a personal website where you showcase or sell your art, you may include it in the email and we can attach it to your work on our website.

  • Submit your files in formats recognizable by Microsoft software (jpg, mp4, etc). If art is too large to send over email, a downloadable link of the art would suffice.

  • The dimensions of your art might be adjusted in order to be displayed on the website, so keep in mind not to submit large images.  

  •              us for further questions.