2017 Nassau County High School Student Juried Exhibit
at The Art Guild at Elderfields

 November 4 – November 26

Artists’ Reception and Award Ceremony
Sunday, November 5, 3-5 PM

Sponsored by Blick Art Materials

CALL FOR ENTRIES: The Art Guild invites all Nassau County High School Students to submit digital images of their 2D or 3D artworks for consideration to its “Nassau County High School Student Juried Art Competition & Exhibition” which will be on view at The Art Guild’s home, Elderfields Historic Preserve.

CRITERIA: All styles from abstract to realism are welcome. Student’s 2D or 3D work must be original and done “by hand” (no mechanical reproductions or giclees) and  created within the last two years. The selection committee’s decision is final. Works to be included in this exhibition must be available from October 31 – November 27, 2016. No exceptions. 

MEDIUMS: Including but not limited to acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, digital art, collage, encaustic, etching/prints or sculpture with pedestal. (NO COPIES, PHOTOGRAPHY, REPRODUCTIONS OR GICLEES.)

SIZE: Maximum size 30 x 30 inches including frame.

JUROR: Bennett Horowitz was born and raised in Queens County in New York City. He recently retired from teaching after spending seven years offering studio and art history instruction at the High School of Art & Design in Manhattan, in order to devote himself fulltime to fine arts painting. Horowitz is now primarily focused on developing his own Expressionist style of landscape painting; in the past he has also done a great deal of portrait/narrative figure painting. Horowitz received his BFA from Pratt Institute and his MFA from the California College of the Arts in Oakland, with additional training in graphic design, typography and computer graphics at the School of Visual Arts. He has worked professionally as an illustrator and magazine designer. Horowitz has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony; his artwork has been exhibited at the Queens Museum and the Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, as well as numerous other solo and group shows. 

ENTRY FEE: $25.00 for up to TWO entries per student.
Each student must fill out a separate form. No combining of fees or entries.

ENTRIES: Submission of images of student’s original 2D or 3D artwork created within the last two years should be sent Apply in one of these ways:
• Fill out online form below, upload images and pay with a credit card via PayPal
• Email images to ArtShow@theartguild.org, print form and mail with a check to:
The Art Guild
200 Port Washington Blvd.

All entries MUST be submitted as digital files in JPG format, between 1 and 3 MB each, with 2,000 to 4,000 pixels on longest side. Label digital images as follows: artist’s lastname_firstname_entrynumber_title.jpg. (example: smith_john_1_beachsunset.jpg).


TEACHERS: We are happy to work with you! If you want to submit a group of students and have your district pay their submission fees, please give us a call (516-304-5797) or email us (info@theartguild.org). We look forward to working with you!

ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION: The Art Guild Selection Committee will review all entries and notify each artist as to the acceptance of submitted work by October 18, 2017. The Art Guild has the right, in its sole discretion, to choose which eligible entries will be accepted to be exhibited. All decisions are final.

FRAMING:  Artwork must be framed unless gallery wrapped. Mat boards must be clean. All work must be securely wired for hanging with the wire attached via screw eyes or D-rings to the frame. ABSOLUTELY NO sawtooth hangers, duct tape, or glued on wires. Label back of work with artist’s name and title of piece. Please contact The Art Guild with ANY questions or concerns. 

DROP OFF: Accepted entries must be hand delivered to The Art Guild at these times
October 29 3-5 pm
October 30 5-7 pm
All Artwork MUST be suitably framed and wired for hanging (see Framing, above). 

ARTISTS’ RECEPTION & AWARDS CEREMONY: Sunday, November 5, 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Please invite family and friends! If you can’t make it to the reception, the gallery is open November 4 – 26, on Saturdays and Sundays from 1-5 pm and by appointment.

FORM: Please fill out your information and upload your images below. If you have a problem with the form or prefer to send a check, click here for prospectus and registration form, and email your images to artshow@theartguild.org. If you have further questions or concerns, please call 516-304-5797.

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Name of Teacher*
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Title 1*
Title 1 Size & Value*
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Title 2 Size & Value
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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.

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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. 

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