A juried art exhibition presented by the Gaston County Art Guild at Arts on Main
OCTOBER 19 – November 19
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.
This is a “juried” show, so not all entries will be exhibited. The Juror will select all art to be exhibited. The Juror will choose the awards. Artists will be notified of acceptance. Entry fee is non-refundable.
Entries accepted Oct 14th (Friday) and Oct 15th (Saturday) 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Pick up declined work Oct 18th (Tuesday) 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Opening reception Oct 21st (Friday) 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Guests welcome
Awards presented will total $1,000 (7:00 p.m. presentation)
Exhibition closes Nov 19th 1:00 p.m.
Pick up exhibited work Nov 19th (Sat 1-:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)Nov 20th (Sun. 1:00 p.m. –3:00 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
Our judge, Kate Worm, holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s degree from Columbia University Teachers College, with minors in visual arts. Kate paints landscape and still life with oil, but uses watercolor and gouache for figure work. Her paintings have been featured in American Artist Watercolor Magazine. She is a signature Member of the National Watercolor Society and Watercolor Society of North Carolina. In addition to maintaining a studio, Kate has been presenting workshops throughout the country since 2006, works part-time as an educator and member of the Acquisitions Committee at the Hickory Museum of Art.
Download Prospectus and Entry form
212 W Main Ave
Gastonia, NC 28052
Wednesday: 11 - 4
Thursday: 11 - 4
Friday: 11- 4
Saturday: 11 - 4