CALL FOR ARTISTS - WINTER'S EVE AT THE LIBRARY

Posted 11/6/12
Event Dates
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 through Saturday, December 1, 2012
Event Location
East Greenwich Free Library Howard Silverman Gallery
82 Peirce Street
East Greenwich, RI
Contact
Paulette Miller,
friendseglibrary@gma
il.com

Winter’s Eve at the Library – 2nd Annual Art Exhibit & Concert – Dec 6

The “Juror’s Award” includes a SOLO 2013 Exhibit, with reception, at the gallery.

Howard Silverman Gallery, East Greenwich Free Library

82 Peirce Street, East Greenwich, Rhode Island . 401-885-1699 . friendseglibrary@gmail.com

Exhibition - Thursday December 6 to Friday, January 4, 2013

Delivery date (dropoff date) - Saturday December 1 . 10 – 1:00 pm

Pickup for declined work - Monday December 3 . 4:00 – 6:00 pm

(artists will be notified via email no later than 12/2 of their acceptance/decline status)

Pickup of exhibited work - Saturday January 5 . 10 am to noon

Opening reception Thursday, December 6th 5:30pm to 6:30pm

(followed by a musical performance by the Hummingbird Trio)

For prospectus contact friendseglibrary@gmail.com

ELIGIBILITY: Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces for consideration. A maximum of two pieces may be selected.

ARTWORK: All framed media accepted. All work must be “exhibition ready” to install with appropriate hardware (no saw tooth hangers or clips). No dark colored mats. Work that does not adhere to the guidelines will not be exhibited. Maximum size of 40” in any direction. No Sculpture. PLEASE NOTE: the Library’s gallery is a public space and artwork must be "appropriate" to viewers of all ages. The Friends of East Greenwich Free Library may refuse to hang any artwork that is deemed inappropriate.

PUBLICITY: To be included in publicity and upon acceptance, please submit a jpeg of the accepted work to be exhibited. Images should be in jpeg format at 300 dpi and no larger than 6” in either direction. Email image to friendseglibrary@gmail.com.

FEE: Upon delivery of artwork on receiving day, as a fundraiser for the Friends, a $10 entry fee per piece or $25 for three pieces will be payable (check or cash) to the Friends of East Greenwich Free Library. Fill out form included with this announcement and attach to back of artwork.

SALES & COMMISSION: Price provided by the artist will be reproduced, along with artist contact information, on a pricelist for handout. Sales will involve the buyer and seller only. Neither the Friends nor the Library will be party to the transaction. Sold pieces must remain until the end of the exhibit. No commission is required by the Friends of East Greenwich Free Library. Over 400 patrons visit the Library daily!

LIABILITY: While the Friends will take all possible care in the handling of artwork, the Exhibitor assumes total responsibility for the safety and security of his/her work while on display at the East Greenwich Free Library and shall not hold the Library or the Friends of East Greenwich Free Library or any of its officers, agents, or members liable for any damage or loss during the period the artwork resides on Library premises.

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