55th Annual Spring Open Exhibition
Hammond Art Guild
Hammond Regional Arts Center
May 1-26, 2017
Take in: May 1, 2017, 12:00pm-2:00pm
Take down: May30, 11:00am-1:00pm
Judging, May3, 2017
Opening Reception & Awards: May5, 2017, 5:00-8:00pm
Let’s Talk Art, May 10, 5-6pm
Entry Fees: Members may enter up to 3 works for $15. Non-members may enter up to 3 works for $15 each.
Non-members may join at registration and enter under member eligibility. Membership fee: $25.
Student Entries (grades 9-12). One entry per student $5
2-D works: A medium that is applied to a 2 dimensional surface , including gallery wrap or shadow box, for example: oil, watercolor, acrylic, encaustic, pastel, ink, egg tempera, resin metal, mixed media, that does not exceed 3 “ in depth.
Image Development: An original developed image applied on a 2 dimensional surface, for example, photography, silkscreen, etching, block print, etc.
3-D: A medium that is produced in 3 dimensional form, for example: wood, clay, jewelry, basketry, glass fiber, wire, etc, including mixed media if the final form is more than 3” in depth.
Student: High school students, grades 9-12, all media included as above. Ribbon awards only. One submission per student. Entry time: 3-4pm., May 30th.
Peoples’ Choice Cash award $100
In Each Category
First Place Cash award $100
Second Place Cash award $50
Third Place Cash award $25
Honorable Mention Ribbon
Eligibility: Member and Non-member artists, 18 years and older, are invited to submit entries. All media except motion images are acceptable. Works must be original creations of the artists. No digital or photographic copies of physical artwork of another medium are acceptable. Workshop or classroom pieces will not be accepted for judged shows. Only works executed during the past two years, not shown in a previous judged Hammond Art Guild show are accepted.
Entries: The show committee will make decisions on appropriateness of entries and other matters concerning the sales, pickups, etc. during the show.
- All works must be identified on the back with the name of artist, phone #, title, medium and price.
- No work is to exceed 72” on a side (including frame) or weigh over 100 pounds.
- Any entry over 48” in width may limit the number of entries by that artist depending on available hanging space.
- Two-dimensional artwork must be framed or gallery wrapped with no visible staples on the side. All work MUST BE WIRED and ready to hang. D-rings, strap hangers & screw eyes with wire are suggested. No Saw-tooth hangers or sticky-back hangers shall be accepted.
Liability: Although all care will be taken in the handling of entries, Hammond Art Guild will not be held responsible for loss or damage of artwork, property, or personal injury of exhibitor or patrons to the exhibit. Artists must insure his/her work independently, if desired. Submitting work to an exhibition constitutes an agreement on the part of the artist with the Hammond Art Guild’s conditions and rules. Hammond Art Guild has the right to photograph any accepted work for purposes of publicity and archives.
HRAC will retain 35% commission on all sales. Fines will be levied for works removed prior to show closing, and a per diem fine for work left after pick up time. Works left over 30 days become property of HRAC or HAG.
Judge: Mark Biletnikoff
Mark Biletnikoff has juried competitions for The US Congressional Art Competition on an annual basis, The Eastern Shore Arts Center, The St. Tammany Arts Association, and for the Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences Juried Art competition, as well as for The Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences. He fosters young artists, ability to exhibit their art. Mark owns and operates his gallery in Baton Rouge, LA.
Each entrant is encouraged to donate one or more affordable pieces of art or suitable item for a raffle that will take place during the reception. Raffle tickets are $1 each, 6 for $5, or 25 for $20. Raffle money will be used for art guild programs and field trips.
Please bring items to take in with your name and brief description of item typed or neatly printed on 3”x5” card or paper. Value listing is optional.
Raffle winners must be present at drawing to win.
Hammond Art Guild 2017 Exhibition Entry Form
PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY.
Artist____________________________ dues pd__entry pd___
Entry #1: Number____
Framed Size (H x W) __________________
Entry #2: Number____
Framed Size (H x W) __________________
Entry #3: Number____
Framed Size (H x W) _______________
By signing below, artist acknowledges agreement to follow guidelines in prospectus above.