GREENWICH ART SOCIETY GALLERY
100th Annual Juried Exhibition
April 28 - May 31, 2017
April 22 & 23rd
The Bendheim Gallery of the Greenwich Arts Center
299 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich CT
VIP Preview / Reception: Friday, April 28, 5:30pm-6:30pm
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.
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
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