Eligibility: Artists 18 yrs & older are eligible to submit three pieces of work. Painting, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, printmaking, photography, wood, glass, mixed media, leather, ceramics, metal and fiber art are eligible. All work should be original to the artist, completed within the last two years and not exhibited at a previous GCAG show. No reproductions please. Guild member entry fee $20, non-member fee $30.
Presentation: All works should be prepared in a simple, professional manner. 2D work should be prepared for display with appropriate hanging hardware. Please, no saw tooth hangers. Maximum size for any 2D work is 60 inches in any direction. 2D works on paper should be matted and framed under glass or plexi-glass. Canvas with stretchers less than 1” deep should be framed. Deeper canvas will be gallery wrapped and edged professionally.
3D works will be limited to 200lbs. The artist will assemble and position heavy or large pieces on site. Special installation entries will be installed by the artist.
Art work will be accepted based on artistic merit, use of media and appropriateness to the show theme. (if a show theme has been designated)
Work not presented according to these guidelines will be declined.
Declined work may be picked up on designated dates and times.
All work must be available for sale.
No art work may be removed before the end of show.
A commission of 30% will be retained by the Gaston County Art Guild on all sales.
Each artist will carry their own insurance, if desired.
Artwork that sells while on display, to a party requesting shipping, shall deal directly with the artist to arrange for shipping and the costs incurred.
ARTWORK LEFT FOR MORE THAN 7 DAYS BEYOND PICK UP DATE WILL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE GASTON COUNTY ART GUILD.
For additional information contact:
Arts on Main: (704) 865-4224 or email@example.com
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GCAG SHOW ENTRY FORM:
Below, you will find the GCAG show entry form. When entering a show, click on the link below, print and complete the form. Attach the appropriate forms to your artwork and submit your piece at the take in.
GCAG Show Entry Form