Miniature show 2018
Gaston County Art Guild in conjunction with the Gaston County Public Library
November 1 — 29, 2018
Eligibility: This show is for Gaston County Art Guild members only. Entry fee $15.00 per artist.
Take In: Thursday, November 1st, 2 pm -6 pm at the Main Branch, Gaston County Public Library at 1555 E. Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia. This is the only day for take-in and all works will be hung at this time.
Opening Reception: Tuesday, November 13th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Library Conference Room (the Art Guild's monthly meeting) at the Main Branch, Gaston County Public Library at 1555 E. Garrison Boulevard, Gastonia. Awards will be presented at 7:30pm.
Pickup Date: Thursday, November 29th from 4pm - 8 pm. Art not picked up on Thursday will be taken to Mount Holly and available by appointment. Works not claimed by Saturday, December 8th become the property of the Gaston County Art Guild.
Specifications: Members may enter 3 pieces. Painting, drawing, printmaking and 3-D are acceptable. No duplicates, computer generated art, or photographs accepted. Work must be original and completed within the last two years. 2-D work must be framed and wired for hanging. Works on paper must be protected with glass or Plexiglas. Maximum image size is 5" x 7" or 35 square inches. Maximum outside dimension including frame is 13" x 13". Representational paintings must be 1/16 or less the actual size of the subject. 3-D work must be able to fit into an 8" cube and miniature in size. Rejected artwork may be picked up the night of the reception.
Awards: Winning ribbons and cash awards for first place, second place, third place and 3 honorable mentions.
Sales: Work may be for sale. The Art Guild receives a 20% commission on sales. All sales will be handled at the library by a Gaston County Art Guild representative at the end of the show.
Liability: All reasonable care will be given, but neither the Guild nor the Library will assume responsibility for loss or damage.
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