In (art), as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.
— Andre Maurois

Annual Juried Show - July 1-August 18, 2017

2017 Prospectus Download

ELEGIBILITY

Open to all US artists over the age of eighteen. Only original work created, conceived, and executed entirely by you, the artist, after April 1, 2015 and not previously shown in an Allied Arts Association Juried Show will be considered. Work from commercial kits, tutorials, copies, or done under instruction is ineligible.

CONDITIONS

Allied Arts makes the following conditions applicable to all artists entering art for exhibition: 1) Allied Arts reserves the right to photograph exhibited art for publicity purposes. 2) All art must remain on exhibition throughout the designated show schedule. 3) Allied Arts charges a 30% commission on sales. Items may be indicated as Not For Sale (NFS). 4) Prior to installation, the juror and Allied Arts reserve the right to reject pieces that are too fragile, oversized, or in poor condition. 5) Allied Arts cannot assume responsibility for loss or damage during shipment to or from the exhibit. 6) Allied Arts retains the right to cancel this show.

MEDIA

Entries may include any traditional media: watercolors, oils, acrylics, mixed media, drawings, ceramics, fibers, metals, photographs, prints, jewelry, wood, glass, non-traditional materials (separate or in combination with above).

FRAMING

Two-dimensional work must be wired for hanging. No sawtooth hangers or clip-on frames are permitted. Unframed canvases must be gallery wrapped with at least 1½” deep stretchers and staple-free edges. Drawings, watercolors, prints, and photographs require glass or acrylic unless alternative methods are used to protect the artwork, and, if shipped, must use acrylic. Wet paintings or frames, and artwork with protruding nails, tacks, or other sharp objects will be rejected.

SIZE AND WEIGHT

Dimensions of two-dimensional pieces (frames included) may not exceed 72x72 inches. Three-dimensional pieces must fit through the entry way to the gallery, which measured 3½x10 feet. Pieces must not weigh more than 150 pounds. No exceptions unless previous arrangements have been made with the Juried Show Chairman.

FEES (non-refundable)

$12 per entry for members; $15 per entry for non-members. Multiple units, when priced as a single unit will be judged as one entry.  Artists who submit three paid entries may submit a bonus fourth work without a fourth entry fee. No more than four works/sets may be submitted.

Entry Fees may be paid:

·         Online through the website (SEE BELOW)

·         In Person: Bring Check or Cash to the gallery during normal gallery hours

·         By Mail: Send Check to The Gallery at the Park ATTN: Annual Juried Show, 89 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA 99352

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS

Following the below instructions allows us to represent your artwork at its best, provides a level playing field for all entries, and makes our job easier in keeping track of entries. Please read these instructions carefully.
Entries must be received by May 1, 2017. Include your name, address, phone number, email address, and Allied Arts membership status. For each item you are entering, include the medium, size, and price (may be not for sale, NFS).
Include a digital photo of each item. Change the name of the image file to your last name and a number if you are submitting multiple entries (for example, smith1.jpg). We will consolidate the images on a CD for the juror.

Format

Save the files in JPG format.

File Size

Files should be less than 5 MB. Images should not exceed 1200 pixels in the longest dimension.

Color

Images should be in color.

Editing

We may edit images to meet these specifications.

Photos

If you need help with photographing your art, we will be set up to take photos at the Gallery on April 22nd. Please call for an appointment: (509) 943-9815.

Questions?

If you have questions about the entry process, contact Cassandra Wald, the Juried Show Chair, (509) 946-4444 or email alliedjuriedshow@gmail.com.

DELIVERY

THOSE PIECES SELECTED BY THE JUROR may be hand-delivered or shipped to The Gallery at the Park. Hand-delivered pieces must be delivered from June 29 to June 30 and any packing materials used must be removed from gallery. Shipped pieces must be sent in sound, reusable containers with appropriate pre-paid return label included. Artist must pay shipping, handling, and insurance costs both ways.

Hand-delivered work must be picked up from the gallery on August 19 during regular gallery hours. Pieces not claimed on August 19 will be placed in storage. Any artwork not picked up after three months becomes the property of The Gallery at the Park.

 

2017 JUROR

Sarah Haven

 

Sarah Haven, 2017 Juror 

Sarah Haven, 2017 Juror 

Sarah came to the central Washington area thirteen years ago seeking her MFA in ceramics. Once complete, she had the fortunate opportunity to run the ceramics program at CWU for a number years. Since that time, Sarah has worked at Gallery One in Ellensburg. Ms. Haven was a member of the Punch Gallery in Seattle for two years. She was also an active member of Culture Lab artist collective for eight years in which member from across the United States made work together and took part in group shows. She has an extensive show record and has been honored with awards as a participant in juried shows across the country. Always on the hunt for new artists to represent at Gallery One, Sarah travels around the Northwest attending all manner of craft shows, many of which she has participated in herself.