2017 Members Showcase
May 27 – June 25

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The Art Guild will hold its 2017 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.

ELIGIBILITY: All TAG members (14 years and older) may submit. Membership must be current. One entry per member. All styles are welcome. All works must be original and completed with in the last five years. Works previously exhibited at The Art Guild Gallery will not be accepted. The Art Guild reserves the right to choose the artwork to be included in the exhibition. Works to be included in this exhibition must be available from May 22 through Sunday, June 25, 2017, at 3 pm.

JUROR OF AWARDS: Dan Christoffel is an award-winning artist with fifty years teaching experience. His expertise extends from oil painting and sculpture (in terra cotta, stone and steel) to print making. He is an accomplished portrait artist and art lecturer including visiting lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Committed to excellence in education, he has been a visiting artist at schools across Long Island, an adjunct professor and an artist in residence at LIU Post. He presently has two sculptures included in the 911memorial.org collection.

AWARDS:   1st Place $300 • 2nd Place $200 • 3rd Place $100 • Honorable Mention & Students Award/s
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, digital media, mixed media, collage, encaustic, etching/prints or sculpture with pedestal. (NO COPIES, REPRODUCTIONS OR GICLEES PLEASE.)

ENTRY FEERegistration is required! You must register by May 19. 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 $30 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. The Art Guild is not responsible for wiring or framing your piece properly and may be refused if guidelines are not followed. 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 “2017 Member Showcase” in the subject line or call 516-304-5797.

CALENDAR

• Friday, May 19: Application & payment must be received.

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

• SUNDAY, MAY 21: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
• MONDAY, MAY 22: 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Exhibit
• SATURDAY, MAY 27 – SUNDAY, JUNE 25
Gallery Open Saturday & Sundays, 1-5 pm and by appointment.

Garden Party Artists’ Reception
• FRIDAY, JUNE 2: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Pick-Up
• SUNDAY, JUNE 25:
 3:00 – 5:00 pm (Exhibit closes) or
• MONDAY, JUNE 26: 5:00 – 7:00 pm

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SUBMITTING YOUR WORK:

You may register, pay (via PayPal) and upload by filling out the form below. We do not need an image, this is not a juried show.

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

Name*
Address*
Phone:*
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Alternate Phone
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E-mail*
Title 1*
Title 1 Size & Value*

PAYMENT

Select Product:*

Liability Waiver

I wish to have The Art Guild of Port Washington, Inc., (“TAG”) consider my artwork for exhibition as indicated in this Registration Form, and I acknowledge that TAG has the right, in its sole discretion, to choose the artwork to be exhibited. I also acknowledge that unrelated business or other activities may or will take place at the exhibition location during the exhibition and I assume any risk associated with such activities. I further acknowledge that I have been notified that I should carry my own insurance to be protected against loss, theft or damage to my artwork. I fully understand and agree that the following waiver, release and hold harmless agreement is binding on my heirs, assigns and legal representatives.

In exchange for TAG’s consideration of my artwork, I agree to assume all risks of copying, theft, loss or damage to my artwork in connection with TAG’s decision to exhibit or not exhibit my artwork or in connection with the exhibition of my artwork, for the duration of the exhibition from and including delivery to TAG, through and including pickup, and knowingly and intentionally release, discharge, hold harmless, and agree not to sue TAG, its officers, directors, members, committee personnel, agents or owners and/or lessees of the premises where the exhibition is held (“Released Persons”) from any claim, that I may have or acquire in the future, arising out of my submission of artwork to TAG for its consideration for exhibition, for TAG’s exhibition of my artwork, or while it or I am on the premises where the exhibition is held, for, including but not limited to, copying, theft, loss, or damage to my artwork, personal injury, or death, whether caused intentionally or arising from the negligence of any Released Person, of any other person or any other cause, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

Whether or not any artwork submitted by me is chosen for exhibition, I consent to The Art Guild’s use of any artwork I submit (or an image representing such artwork) in connection with TAG’s communications to prospective members, members and the public.

Liability Waiver*

If the person whose name appears above is under 18 years old, his / her parent or legal guardian must complete the following:

I am the parent of or legal guardian for the person whose name appears above, and on his / her behalf, join in the above waiver, release and hold harmless. 

Name:
Parental Waiver:

SUBMIT

Please, double check all information before submitting.

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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 with your check. (Checks should be made out to The Art Guild and mailed to 200 Port Washington Blvd., Manhasset, NY 11030.)