Greenwich Art Society, Greenwich CT
2016 Annual Juried Show Opening Night

Annual Summer Show Greenwich Art Society


The Bendheim Gallery / Greenwich Arts Center, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich CT
July 25 – September 6, 2019
Viewing hours: Tuesday – Friday 10-4, Saturday 12-4.

Public Reception: Friday, August 2, 6:00pm-8:00pm

VIP Tour: Thursday, August 8, 5:30pm-7:00pm


JUDGE: Hillary Reder, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Drawing & Prints at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Hillary has curated or co-organized several exhibitions, including Bodys Isek Kingelez: City Dreams; Making Space: Women Artists and Postwar War Abstraction; A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde; Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934-1954; and Andy Warhol: Soup Cans and Other Works, 1953-1967. Before joining MoMA, she held curatorial positions at the Williams College Museum of Art and the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College.   

THEME: “UNITY IN DIVERSITY.” Open theme that can encompass diverse forms of aesthetic styles and narrative content in an effort to convey how diversity can create a unified visual image and/or conceptual statement.

ENTRY: SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2pm-4pm and SUNDAY, JULY 21, 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, FORMS MAY BE PICKED UP IN ADVANCE FROM A DISPLAY OUTSIDE OF THE GAS OFFICE STARTING MONDAY, JULY 8 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 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 2017. 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, Drawing, Pastel, Watercolor, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking (no giclees), Mixed Media, Fiber Arts.

IMAGES OF ARTWORK: G.A.S. will 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 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 – – INCLUDE TITLE, PRICE, MEDIUM. NO LATER THAN MONDAY, JULY 29, 2019.

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.

JUDGING: If selected, your name and work title will be posted to the GAS website by 10AM TUESDAY, JULY 23rd.

REMOVAL OF WORK NOT SELECTED: If not selected, you must pick up your work TUESDAY, JULY 23 from 5-7pm & WED. JULY 24 from 5-7pm. The penalty of $25 a day for each work picked up late will be enforced without exception. Entry constitutes agreement to this condition. PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS WITH A FRIEND TO PICK UP YOUR WORK IF YOU CANNOT DO SO AT THIS TIME.

No early removals. Same penalty for late pick-up as above. Entry constitutes agreement to these conditions.

LIABILITY: Although care will be taken, neither the Greenwich Art Society, the Arts Council nor the Town of Greenwich will be responsible for loss or damage. Entry constitutes agreement to this condition.

SALES: 30% of the price of each work sold as a result of this exhibition will be divided between GAS and the Bendheim Gallery. Sales of displayed works within 3 months of the close of the exhibition will be subject to this charge.

CHAIR: Anna Patalano / For further information call 203 629-1533 weekdays 9:30am -3:30pm


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