art exhibiting opportunity and fundraiser for RAA&M…submission deadline June 15

20190504_©c ryan.jpgGrass Roots: Emerging Artist Exhibit 2019 

CALL FOR ENTRIES 

The Rockport Art Association & Museum invites artists to enter this exhibit to celebrate non-juried artist members of RAA&M.  Artists need not be members of RAA&M but may be contributing members.This is an opportunity to show artwork that celebrates the diversity of the Creative Community about us.This exhibit will be juried using digital images (jpgs) submitted/ uploaded, by individual artists, during the May 15- June 15 submission period onto http://client.smarterentry.com/RAAM website. There is a link on the Rockport Art Association & Museum website.

IMPORTANT DATES 

Exhibit online submission starts: May 15,  2019

Deadline for online entries:        June 15,  2019

Notice of acceptance:                June  21,  2019

Juried in drop off:   Wednesday  July 10, 2019    10-4P.M.
Exhibit opens:        Saturday       July 13,  2019
Exhibit closes:        Monday        August 5,  2019
Pick-up:                 Tuesday       August 6,  2019 10-4P.M.

Work that has been juried into the exhibit should be hand delivered to The Rockport Art Association & Museum on the given date and time indicated when acceptance email is sent out.

SUBMISSION CRITERIA AND CONTENT 

Entries must be original. Once artwork is submitted, it may not be withdrawn by the artist.  All artwork must remain hanging until the end of the exhibit unless sold.

LOCATION 

The Martha Moore Gallery, upstairs in The Rockport Art Association & Museum 12 Main Street Rockport MA 01966

ARTWORK FORMAT, PRESENTATION & SIZE REQUIREMENTS

Artwork submissions are limited to 3 artworks per artist in the following media: drawing, mixed media, collage, photography, painting, digital art and sculpture. Maximum size is 18×22” including the frame.  All works on paper must be matted, framed and covered with glass or Plexiglas. Frames must be in good condition. Entries must be dry, properly prepared for exhibition and properly wired for hanging.The wire and eye screws must not show when the artwork is hung. Gallery wrapped canvas does not require framing unless the edges are unfinished. Maximum weight per hanging piece is 5 lbs.

ENTRIES & FEES 

Up to 3 entries: $35.00.
A sales commission of 40% based on original price will be taken by RAA&M when a work sells during the exhibit. Fees are non-refundable. There is no guarantee of acceptance into the exhibit.

FORMAT FOR DIGITAL IMAGES (JPGS) AND HOW TO SEND THEM

All entries must be submitted in a digital JPEG format, either cropped to remove background or on a black background without a mat or frame. Photos of the artwork should not be taken through glass or Plexiglas. Image quality is critical: Poor photography and presentation may affect acceptance by the juror.The digital image must be representative of the painting.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY 

By entering “Grass Roots: Emerging Artists”, the artist acknowledges that all reasonable care will be taken to safeguard the artwork(s) and the premises and said person accepts that RAA&M and its agents, directors, officers and volunteers will not be responsible for any damage, injury, liability loss or theft should any occur. Insurance for artwork entered in this exhibit is each individual artist’s responsibility.

REPRODUCTION OF ARTWORK 

Any artwork entered in this exhibit may be reproduced for advertising, marketing, and promotional purposes for “Grass Roots: Emerging Artists” or future exhibits without consent from or notification to the artist or the artist’s agent.

SALES 

All artwork should be for sale. Prices cannot be changed from those stated at submission. RAA&M will receive a 40% commission on any and all sales from the exhibit or as a result of the exhibit. The artist will receive 60%. Artists should expect payment within 4 weeks after the close of the exhibit. All sales are final.

PROMOTION OF THE EXHIBIT 

Promotion will be handled by theRAA&M, but we welcome artists promoting the exhibit as well.

EXHIBIT CONTACT               Heidi Caswell Zander artatlantic@aol.com        

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