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MEMBER ALERTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Greenwich Art Society
RECEIVING: Option: $1,000 donation – private arrangement drop off, pick up, waive entry fee & volunteer time. Saturday and Sunday June 24 and 25 2:00 – 4:00 in the Flinn Gallery.
ELIGIBILITY: Members only. May rejoin on-line prior to June 19 or at entry.(Click here for membership)Work previously shown with Art Society may not be re-shown. No work prior to 2014 accepted.
VOLUNTEER: All entrants required to sign up for one shift as gallery attendant (accepted or not).
ENTRY FEE: $35 - one piece $50 – 2 pieces Cash/checks only No Credit Cards– No Refunds
DISPLAY/SIZE: All original art in any medium. No giclee prints. Unusual installation requires permission of show chair - artist will install for show on Monday, June 26 between 1 and 3 pm if accepted. Wall-hung: Must have screw eyes and wire! No saw tooth/triangle hardware or fishing line. Stretched canvases w/ exhibition-finished edges do not require frames. All other work requires frame. Max size 6’h x 5’w x 8”d. 15 lb. max weight. Sculpture: Limit: 8’ height, 12 sq. ft. floor area. (3’x4’)
JUDGING: Concludes Monday, June 26.
ACCEPTED ART: Artists names posted on the GAS website by 9 am Tuesday, June 27th.
RELEASED ART: Work not accepted will be picked up Tuesday June 27, 9-11am & 5:30–7:30pm. Late fee is $25 per day per piece applies.
REMOVAL OF SHOW: Pick up is 5:30 – 7:30 Wednesday, July 19. No early removal of work. Late fee of $25 per day per piece applies.
LIABILITY / SALES: Neither GAS nor Greenwich Library is responsible for loss or damage. GAS retains 30% commission on sales. All work must be for sale. No POR.
AGREEMENT: Entry constitutes agreement to the above conditions.
AWARDS: $2000 presented at the opening reception. Includes categories in: drawing, fiber, painting, photography, sculpture as well as others.
JUDGE: Tamar Margalit is an Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, NY. She is currently working on the forthcoming museum retrospective of Donald Judd. Prior to joining MoMA, she was a Director of Exhibitions at Luxembourg That Obscure Object of Desire Body/Building & Dayan Gallery, where she curated the group exhibitions In the Making (2016) and (2014); the solo exhibition Enrico Baj (2015); and organized the performance series (2015). Tamar holds an M.A. in Modern Art History from Columbia University, and a B.A. in Art History and Economics from Tel Aviv University.
*** The Flinn Gallery requires an attendant to be present in the gallery during hours of operation. Artists unable to sit are obligated to find a replacement from a list of paid sitters available at drop off.
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 29th, 6 – 8 pm
Co-Chairs: Margaret Phillips and Mayann Weinberg
QUIERIES: M-F 9 – 5 Mayann Weinberg 203-253-2306 or Mayann01@hotmail.com www. Greenwich Art Society.org 203-629-1533
Greenwich Art Society Studio School
GREENWICH ART SOCIETY GALLERY
100th Annual Juried Exhibition
Public Reception: Friday, April 28, 6:30pm-8:00pm
JUDGE: Kelly Baum, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Curator of Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has been working as a curator for seventeen years, first at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, then at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin, and later at the Princeton University Art Museum, where she was the founding curator of modern and contemporary art. Kelly has organized dozens of exhibitions on twentieth and twenty-first century art, most recently Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible (2016), co-curated with Andrea Bayer at the Met Breuer. Her writing has been published widely in exhibition catalogues, anthologies, and scholarly journals. Currently, Kelly is planning an exhibition for fall 2017 titled Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980.
ENTRY: Saturday, April 22th, 2pm-4pm and Sunday, April 23rd, 2pm-4pm. Please follow check-in points on FIRST FLOOR of Arts Center building before bringing work to the Bendheim Gallery, 2nd floor and follow the signs for entry circuit. IF YOU WISH TO FILL OUT FORMS BEFORE ENTRY DATES, ENTRY FORMS MAY BE PICKED UP IN ADVANCE FROM A DISPLAY OUTSIDE OF THE GAS OFFICE STARTING MONDAY, APRIL 3rd DURING HOURS WHEN ART CENTER BUILDING IS OPEN. NO EARLY DROP-OFFS FOR ENTRY!!
ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be current Greenwich Art Society members. Members must pay the current years dues if in arrears and new members may join on entry day. (GAS Membership forms can be downloaded at www.greenwichartsociety.org) Works are not eligible if previously accepted for one of our juried exhibitions; if they have been exhibited in the Bendheim or GAS Galleries; or if completed prior to 2015. All submitted work must be attractively and appropriately matted, framed and/or presented. All works must be for sale. If a portrait, the price of a similar commission must be stated. No PORs. The Bendheim Gallery reserves the right to final approval of the selection of artwork for the exhibition. Entry fees will not be returned if the Bendheim chooses to remove a work from eligibility for exhibition.
CATEGORIES: Oil/Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor, Sculpture, Photography, Computer Art, Fiber Arts, Other Media.
IMAGES OF ARTWORK: This year the G.A.S. will again produce an online catalogue. All works exhibited will be included. Each artist whose work is accepted will be asked to provide a high-quality digital image of the work. The G.A.S. reserves the right to use images of the work in its website, catalogue and other media. A high-resolution (but no more than 1MB) digital image should be in a jpeg format and emailed to – firstname.lastname@example.org -- NO LATER THAN TUESDAY, MAY 2nd, 2017.
SIZE: Wall-hung works are limited to a 5’ height and 5’ width including frame. Works must be dry and wired securely for hanging. WORKS NOT ON CANVAS MUST BE FRAMED. Freestanding sculptures are limited to 8' in height mounted and 12' square floor area. Sculptors must provide bases if needed, secure small works firmly, and install difficult to handle pieces. Works not meeting these requirements will not be accepted.
ENTRY FEE: $35 for one piece, $15 for a second. THIS IS A HANDS-ON ENTRY, NOT DIGITAL. Work is handled on site to facilitate judging. Limit two, payable in cash or check. NO CREDIT CARDS. IF PAID IN CASH, EXACT CHANGE WOULD BE APPRECIATED.
AWARDS: Cash and other awards totaling over $2000 will be presented at the opening reception including the Frances K. Brooks Prize for Best in Show of $500 and Irene Buynoski Best Drawing Award of $375
REMOVAL OF SELECTED WORK: Wednesday, May 31st, 4pm-7pm and Thursday, June 1st, 10am-1pm
CHAIR: Anna Patalano / For further information call 203 629-1533 weekdays 9:30am -12:30pm
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