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
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.
MANHASSET, NY 11030
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).
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: October 13
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have further questions or concerns, please call 516-304-5797.
Palate to Palette: The Art of Food & Dining
October 7 – October 29, 2017
Deadline: Friday, September 22
CALL FOR ENTRIES Call for entries Art Guild invites all artists, 18 years and older (high school students ages 14-18 years may enter in the student category), to submit artworks for consideration for “Palate to Palette: The Art of Food and Dining” a Juried Competition and Exhibition. From sumptuous still-lifes or a single shiny apple, from casual picnics and farmers markets to elaborate thanksgiving dinners, food helps define tradition and culture, trigger memories and make new ones. Show us your favorites!
Criteria All styles from abstract to realism are welcome. All works must be original, and have been created in the last five years. The selection committee’s decision is final. Works to be included in this exhibition must be available from October 2 – 29, 2017.
MEDIUMS Including but not limited to acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, collage, encaustic, etching/prints, or sculpture with pedestal. (NO PHOTOGRAPHY, NO COPIES, REPRODUCTIONS OR GICLEES.)
JUROR Susan Goetz Zwirn is the Director and Professor of Art Education at Hofstra University. Susan teaches courses in arts education, studio art, museums, and research on the brain and learning. She grew up in Port Washington and is honored to have raised and educated her children there.
As a painter, Susan’s art encompasses the realistic and abstract in both landscape and figurative images. Her work reflects a strong sense of place and mood, having been inspired by travel as well as her local surroundings of Long Island, NY. Susan’s paintings have been exhibited nationally and received many awards; much of her art can be found in personal and corporate collections in the US and abroad.
Susan received her undergraduate degree from Clark University and her graduate degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design and Columbia University.
ENTRY FEE Registration is required! (See below.) Register below and pay your entry fee with your cc via paypal or email us your images (with your name, title of piece, etc), download and fill out this form and mail with your check.
ENTRIES Digital submissions of up to three (3) images via email to artshow@TheArtGuild.org or uploaded to our website, should be between 1 and 3MB each, and between 2,000 and 4,000 pixels on their longest side. Please name your ACTUAL IMAGE FILES as follows*:
*Do not use the # or other symbols in the file name. Images cannot be named “image.jpg” or “fullrender.jpg” or similar – our database overwrites these images. You must change the actual name of the file.
If you email the images, you must include your name, contact information and the title, medium, value, and size in your email.
Works previously exhibited at The Art Guild Gallery will not be considered. Contact us at 516-304-5797 or info@TheArtGuild.org with any questions regarding uploading or emailing your images.
SIZE And Framing Size, with frame, must not exceed 36” on the longest side. Work should be cleanly matted and/or framed (if appropriate), wired securely for hanging, with the wire attached via screw eyes or D-rings to the frame, not the backboard. (Gallery wraps are acceptable.) No saw tooth hangers, no tape or string on the back. Work must be labeled with the title (if any), artist’s name, phone number, and email address. The Art Guild reserves the right to turn away any artwork that does not comply.
FINALISTS The Selection Committee will review all entries and notify each artist as to the acceptance of the submitted work. 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. Artists whose work has been selected will be notified after September 20.
Delivery of ARTWORK Selected artwork, (ready for display), is to be delivered on the dates indicated below. Please provide a typed bio or artist statement, printed on one side of an 8.5 x 11 sheet of white paper.
AWARDS 1st Place $300 • 2nd Place $200 • 3rd Place $100 • Honorable Mention certificates and Student Award/s (if applicable) will be awarded, as well as a special “Chef’s Choice” award!
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 Email artshow@TheArtGuild.org. Please put “Palate to Palette” in the subject line.
• FrIday, September 22: Application & images must be received.
• AFTER Monday, September 25: Acceptance/Rejection notification
DROP OFF Entries must be delivered to The Art Guild, 200 Port Washington Blvd, Manhasset, NY 11030, at these times.
• Sunday, October 1: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
• Monday, October 2: 5:00 – 7:00 pm
• Saturday, October 7-29, 2017
Gallery open Saturdays & Sundays 1:00 – 5:00 pm & by appointment
Artist’s Reception & Awards Ceremony
• Sunday, October 15 : 3:00 – 5:00 pm
• Sunday, October 29: 3:00 – 5:00 pm (Exhibit Closes)
• Monday, October 30: 5:00 – 7:00 pm