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! 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.


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

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

Gallery Open Saturday & Sundays, 1-5 pm and by appointment.

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

 3:00 – 5:00 pm (Exhibit closes) or
• MONDAY, JUNE 26: 5:00 – 7:00 pm