Terms & Conditions

Submission does not guarantee that your work will be selected

Submitting artwork to a virtual exhibition, pop-up exhibition and magazine requires a non-refundable application fee.

If your work is chosen for our virtual exhibition, pop-up exhibition or for our e-magazine, SDS Artist retains the right to use your material for promotional purposes. By submitting your work, you acknowledge that you have read and agreed to the terms and conditions set out in SDS Artist’s Artist Agreement.

All images of artwork and rights relating to them, including copyright and ownership rights in the media in which the images are stored, remain the property of the artist.

Please review the full Artist’s Agreement prior to submitting work to SDS Artist. Full terms, intended by linked by hyperlink from the underlined word “here,” above:

This Artist’s Agreement applies to you if you submit art for publication or display by SDS Artist.

Please review these terms carefully, because by submitting your work to SDS Artist, you (sometimes referred to herein as “Artist”) agree to be bound by each of these terms and conditions.

  • By submitting your work to SDS Artist, you are granting to SDS Artist a non-exclusive, revocable, worldwide license to use, promote, and display your submission for commercial and non-commercial purposes, including on SDS Artist’s website, Facebook, and Instagram pages, and on other SDS Artist’s media or platforms. This license includes, without limitation, the non-exclusive right to use and display your submission on SDS Artist and its affiliated websites, social media, publications, and products; provided, however, SDS Artist will notify you and seek your advance consent to its use and inclusion of your submission in any SDS Artist print publication, if any.
  • .Work submitted by Artist, including the copyright and other rights of Artist in and to such work, remain the sole and exclusive property of Artist. SDS Artist will use reasonable commercial efforts to ensure that its publication or display of your work will be accompanied by appropriate copyright notices or equivalent attribution, displayed in reasonable proximity to the work on SDS Artist’s website or other media or platform. Placement of any work or submission on SDS Artist’s media or platforms, which may include its Facebook, Instagram, website, print publication, or machine-accessed media, shall be in SDS Artist’s discretion.
  • Artist warrants and represents to SDS Artist:
  1. that their submission is the Artist’s original work.
  2. that Artist is the sole owner of all right, title and interest in and to their submission, and has all requisite right and authority to submit such work to SDS Artist, to enter into this Artist’s Agreement, and to grant to SDS Artist this license.
  3. that their submission does not infringe any other person’s or entity’s copyright, trademark, personal or privacy right, moral right, intellectual property right, or any other right.
  4. that their submission does not infringe any other person’s or entity’s copyright, trademark, personal or privacy right, moral right, intellectual property right, or any other right.
  5. Artist’s submission is not comprised of and does not include material or images which are or may reasonably be perceived as obscene, pornographic, seditious, defamatory, threatening, liable to incite hatred, or menacing.
  6. Artist is over the age of eighteen years old.
  7. Artist agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold SDS Artist and its directors, officers, employees, or members harmless from any claim, demand, suit, action, proceeding or cost or expense arising out of or relating to Artist’s breach of any of the warranties above, Artist’s submission, or any breach of Artist’s obligations or covenants set forth in these terms and conditions.
  • Artist acknowledges and agrees that SDS Artist and SDS Artist’s logos, name, trademark, trade dress, rights and licenses, the design and layout of its website, its copyrights, and any other intellectual or other property, are the sole and exclusive property of SDS Artist or its licensors.
  • All services provided by SDS Artist, if any, including the operation of its website, media, or platforms, are provided “as is.” SDS Artist makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of its website or other media or platforms, or as to the information, content, materials, products, or other services included on or otherwise made available through its website, media, or platforms, unless otherwise specified in writing. SDS Artist disclaims all liability in connection with Artist submissions and the operation and display of its website, media, and platforms. Neither SDS Artist nor its owners, officers, directors, employees, or agents shall be liable to Artist for any reason or in any way, including, without limitation, in connection with publication or display of Artist’s submission, a declination to publish or display Artist’s submission, removal of Artist’s submission, or the content of SDS Artist’s website, media, platform or other publication. Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to Artist, some or all limitations and disclaimers of SDS Artist may be inapplicable, and Artist may have other or additional rights.
  • SDS Artist may modify or amend these terms and conditions upon notice to you, including electronic notice. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the law  of Lebanon, and the federal and state courts located within  Lebanon shall be the sole and exclusive forum for any disputes arising out of these terms and conditions or otherwise Artist’s submission of work.