2015 Members Showcase

2015 Members Showcase

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The Art Guild will hold its 2015 Members Showcase exhibit at The Art Guild, Elderfields Preserve, 200 Port Washington Blvd., Manhasset, NY 11030. All TAG members are invited to enter their artwork. Non-members may become members at the time of submission.

CRITERIA: Open to all current TAG members, 14 years and older. One entry per member. Art work must be available May 11 – June 28, 2015 and have been completed with in the last three years. Work previously exhibited at The Art Guild will not be accepted. Works may not be removed from the show before 3 pm, June 28. No Exceptions. The Art Guild reserves the right to choose the artwork included in the exhibition.

Gregg Kreutz is an award winning painter and author of the classic artist’s guide, Problem Solving for Oil Painters.  Gregg has been drawing and painting all his life. After graduating from NYU, he pursued his training as a painter at the Art Students  League off New York, winning a merit scholarship.  He studied with Frank Mason, Robert Beverly Hale and most significantly, David Leffel.  Gregg teaches drawing and painting at the Art Students League as well as workshops throughout the US and around the world.

AWARDS:   1st Place $300 • 2nd Place $200 • 3rd Place $100 • Honorable mention & Students
The Terry Shkuda Award for Broadening Creative Pursuits will also be presented.

MEDIUMS: Any medium, Including but not limited to acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, drawing, photography, mixed media, collage, encaustic, etching/prints or sculpture with pedestal. (NO COPIES, REPRODUCTIONS OR GICLEES PLEASE.)

ENTRY FEE: Registration is required! You must register by May 1. Works will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. No entries will be accepted after the deadline. (No need to send images.) Entry forms must be signed.
Members $25 for one entry.
Students (14-22 years)  $15 for one entry.

SIZE AND FRAMING: Size, with frame, must not exceed 30” x 30”. All work must be cleanly matted and/or framed or gallery wrapped, wired for hanging, with the wire attached via screw eyes or D-rings to the frame, not the backboard. No saw tooth hangers. No tape or string on the back. Work should be labeled with the title (if any), artist’s name, street address, phone number, and email address.

DELIVERY OF ARTWORK:  See calendar below. We ask that you provide a typed bio or artist statement, printed on one side of an 8.5 x 11 sheet of white paper.

SALES: Artwork may be sold directly by the artist with a suggested donation of 20% of the selling price from the artist to The Art Guild. Note, however, that sales may not be made at the exhibition. (All work must remain on view for the duration of the exhibit.)

LIABILITY & INSURANCE: The Liability Waiver on the entry form must be signed by the artist submitting images for consideration. It is the responsibility of the participating artist to insure or self-insure any work submitted for inclusion in this exhibit.

Questions: For more info or to contact the Exhibit Chairs, email artshow@theartguild.org. Please put “2015 Member Showcase” in the subject line or call 516-304-5797.


• Friday May 1: Application & payment must be received.

Entries can be delivered to The Gallery at Elderfields at these times

• SATURDAY MAY 9: 10:00 am – 12 noon
• MONDAY MAY 11: 5:00 – 7:00 pm

• SATURDAY MAY 16 – Sunday June 28
Gallery Open Saturday & Sundays, 1-5 pm and by appointment.

Garden Party Artists’ Reception
• SUNDAY MAY 17: 3:00 – 5:00 pm

3:00 – 5:00 pm (Exhibit closes) or
• MONDAY JUNE 29: 5:00 – 7:00 pm



You may register, pay (via PayPal) and upload by filling out the form below

(Or scroll down below the online form for alternative method. DO NOT apply via BOTH methods.)


Should you have trouble with the online form:

NOTE: If you have filled out the above form and received a confirmation – DO NOT use this method.

– Download the form here. Fill it out and mail it. Pay by check or with your credit card via the PayPal button below. (Checks should be made out to The Art Guild and mailed to 200 Port Washington Blvd., Manhasset, NY 11030.)