A juried art exhibition presented by the Gaston County Art Guild @ Arts on Main
September 8 – November 2
All artists 18 years and older living in North Carolina & South Carolina may submit up to three entries. Photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, glass, ceramic, jewelry, printmaking and fiber are eligible. All work must be original, completed within the last 2 years, and NOT previously exhibited at a Gaston County Art Guild show. The juror will select the art to be exhibited and choose the awards. Artists will be notified of acceptance of their work. Entry fee is non-refundable.
Entries accepted Sept 1st (Friday) and Sept 2nd (Saturday) - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Pick up declined work Sept 6th -(Wednesday) 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Opening reception Sept 9th (Saturday) 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Guests welcome
Awards presented will total $1,000 (7:00 p.m. presentation)
Exhibition closes Nov 2nd (Thursday ) 4:00 pm
Pick up exhibited work Nov 3rd (Fri 11-:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. & Nov 4 (Sat.11:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m.)
Watercolors, pastels, drawings and prints must be protected by glass or Plexiglas and framed. All two- dimensional work must be appropriately wired for hanging (no saw tooth hangers) Maximum size for two dimensional work can be no larger than 60” in any dimension. Maximum weight for sculpture is 200 lbs. Entries must be available for purchase and hang for the duration of the exhibit. The Guild will retain a 30% commission on sales. The Guild reserves the right to decline any works which do not meet these specifications. The attached entry form must be completed and entries identified by artist name, title of work, medium and price.
Checklist for Entries ____Entry fee of $20 for GCAG members, $30 for non-members
____Entry fee of $10 for student GCAG members age 18 and above
____Identification form and inventory slip clearly printed or typed
____Identification affixed to the back of work
Juror – Our judge, Chrys Riviere-Blalock studied at Parsons The New School of Design and Appalachian State University. She has taught studio and art history classes in small NC colleges for over 25 years, served as an exhibition juror and visiting artist at colleges in North and South Carolina, and led undergraduate art travel/study programs in France. She is the recipient of the NC Regional Artist Project Grant from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Arts and Science Council. Her work was selected for a solo exhibit on view 24/7 at the Hearst Tower Plaza during the 2012 Democratic National Convention and has been shown in NY at Artists Space and the Prince Street Gallery and in various other museums in the Carolinas.
Download Entry Form