HOT PINK AT 90: LA VALENCIA PHOTO CONTEST announcement + guidelines

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary presents HOT PINK at 90!

HOT PINK AT 90: LA VALENCIA PHOTO CONTEST

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary Art Gallery 1460490441247Commemorates La Valencia Hotel’s 90th Birthday

La Jolla, CA – San Diego is celebrating the 90th anniversary of the “Pink Lady” its most precious jewel. Located in La Jolla, La Valencia Hotel is honoring nine beautiful decades by declaring it’s ready for it’s close-up and inviting the community to snap and submit their best shot.

To celebrate the 90th Anniversary of La Valencia Hotel. Monarch | Arredon Contemporary, who developed and manages their art program, has launched a VIVA LA V PHOTO CONTEST where photographers are invited to submit images of the iconic hotel for a chance to win some pretty fabulous prizes!

“There is a rich tradition of photographers capturing iconic buildings in a new light throughout the history of this country,” explains Monarch | Arredon Contemporary Owner, Elsie Arredondo. “And no other landmark immediately identifies our city like La Valencia Hotel. We thought a celebration of The Pink Lady being 90 years young would be an ideal time to invite local residents to showcase the hotel in magical ways.”

A first place photograph and three featured photographs will be selected based on skill and creativity as well as the photo’s ability to elicit an emotion directly related to La Valencia and/or it’s 90th anniversary. A total of four photographs will be recognized.

Submissions will be accepted from April 4, 2016 until 5pm on May 4, 2016. Selected photographers will be contacted by May 6, 2016. Photographs will be presented at La Valencia Hotel during the opening reception and announcement of the winners on Saturday May 20th, 2016.

 

Photo Contest Guidelines

The following criteria will be weighed for each submission to the Gallery:

  • Conveys a message or story and/or elicits an emotion directly related to hotel and/or hotel’s 90th anniversary.
  • Photograph must be taken in the past ten years
  • Photos must include imagery of hotel
  • Limit 3 submissions per photographer
  • Photo submissions must be at least 300dpi

 

TO SUBMIT: Fill out ENTRY FORM

  • Free to enter with a limit of 3 submissions per photographer
  • Submissions accepted starting April 4, 2016 until 5p on May 4, 2016. Selected photographers will be contacted by May 6, 2016.
  • Photographers are welcome to visit the property anytime between 7:00 am and 9:00 pm. during the month of contest submissions and capture scenes from the hotel after its latest $12 million reimagining.

The Fine Print: By entering the contest, all entrants grant La Valencia an unrestricted, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to publish, reproduce, display, distribute and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit). Such use may include, but is not limited to: a photo exhibit or slideshow featuring selected images from the contest; use for illustration purposes on La Valencia’s website, in online or print, as well as any future La Valencia publications; and promotion of future contests. Display or publication of any entry on La Valencia’s affiliated websites does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. La Valencia will not be required to seek any additional approval in connection with such use.

PRIZES:

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary and La Valencia Hotel will be selecting four winning photographs. Selected winners will receive the following prizes:

FIRST PLACE PHOTOGRAPH

  • Photograph will be on display as the centerpiece in the main entrance/lobby of La Valencia Hotel for a period of 3 months
  • Listing on the La V Website featuring the Art of La V which will include the Artist biography and website
  • Ability to promote sales and artist profile through La V Concierge Program and Social Media outlets
  • Option to feature up to 3 pieces on the Monarch | Arredon On-line Store
  • Wine Dinner for 2 at THE MED Ocean View Restaurant
  • 1 night stay at La Valencia

 

FREATURED PHOTOGRAPHS

  • Each of the 3 Photographs selected in this category will be on display in the main entrance/lobby of La Valencia Hotel for a period of 3 months
  • Listing on the La V Website featuring the Art of La V which will include the Artist biography and website
  • Ability to promote sales and artist profile through La V Concierge Program and Social Media outlets
  • Option to feature up to 3 pieces on the Monarch | Arredon On-line Store
  • Wine Dinner for 2 at THE MED Ocean View Restaurant

 

All participants will be invited to the hotel’s Photo Contest reception scheduled for May 20TH, 2016.

 

Display requirement for winning photographs:

  • Featured photograph to be presented as a wrapped canvas print, in 50”x38”
  • Showcased photographs to be presented as a wrapped canvas print, in 24”x36”
  • Delivered to Monarch | Arredon Contemporary by Thursday May 19th, 2016

About the Art Program at La Valencia Hotel:

Located in the Center of the La Jolla Village for the past ninety years, La Valencia Hotel prides itself as not only a premier luxury hotel and fine dining experience, but also a promoter of the arts and culture and supporter of local small businesses. Monarch | Arredon Contemporary has been part of the La Jolla community since 2004 representing established and visionary artists with the highest standards of aesthetic quality. The two found a common goal in the in the promotion of the arts and launched Art of La V in 2013 and together have featured and hosted renowned artists from all over the world at the unique setting of La Valencia.

 

 

FOR QUESTIONS CONTACT:

 

Monarch | Arredon Contemporary

7629 Girard Ave, Suite C2, La Jolla, Calif. 92037

www.monarchfineart.com 858-454-1231 or info@monarchfineart.com