Presented by: The Gaston County Art Guild and Gallery 132
May 3rd–May 24th, 2019
Entries accepted at Gallery 132
132 North Main St. Belmont NC, 28012
April 26th and April 27th (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Reception at Gallery 132:
Friday May 3rd (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm)
Awards presented at 7:30 p.m.
Show ends: (May 24th)
Pick up work: (Saturday May 25th) 10:00am – 3:00pm
For More information:
Davis Goodman, Chairman (704) 349-8191 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Gaston County Art Guild, www.gastoncountyartguild.com
Theme: Capturing that ‘Moment in Time’ that speaks to your creative soul.
Eligibility: Age categories, under eighteen and eighteen and older.
Photographers may submit up to two (2) entries, one (1) per category, upon payment of a non-refundable entry fee.
Guild members, $25, non-members, $30, under eighteen, no charge.
Color Category and Black & White Categories: Images that have minimal post processing. Techniques that enhance the image appearance without changing the pictorial content are allowed. Black and White means a monochrome image, so images using sepia or other tones are allowed. Cropping, sharpening, and removal of intrusive artifacts such as dust specks are allowed. Techniques that add to, relocate, replace or remove any element of the original image are not allowed.
There is NO limit on when the photograph was produced, but no works previously entered in a
Gaston County Art Guild show will be allowed. Art must be in the original media; no copies or duplicates. Each photograph MUST BE printed on photographic paper only. Painted photographs,
digital artwork not created through photography, photographs on canvas, or other mixed media
artwork containing in-part photographs will not be accepted.
Limit of one (1) Color entry and one (1) Black and White entry. (Limit of 2 entries only.)
No markings or signatures on photographs or matting.
Artwork will be accepted based on artistic merit, use of media and appropriateness to the show theme.
GCAG and/or Gallery 132 reserve the right to refuse any work that does not meet their standards
and specifications as listed on the GCAG website and within this prospectus.
A commission will be retained by GCAG on any sales. Guild members - 30%, Non-members - 35%, Under 18 - 15%
Requirements: All photographs must be framed and wired for hanging. No saw-tooth hangers are allowed. Photographs must be matted in white or off white only or include a white border around all sides of the image. Border must be visible after framing. Maximum size of mats not to exceed 20”x
20” (excluding frame). Identification labels should be affixed to the hanger on back of work. Identification label and inventory card must be printed clearly.
Liability: Entries will be treated with care, but each individual artist retains liability for his/her work. The artist is responsible for shipping their art, if applicable.
Awards: Awards presented by the Gaston County Art Guild.
Work may be for sale but not required.
All entries must stand for the duration of the show.