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  • Critters & Characters: An Open Call, Late Autumn Window Exhibition

    Critters & Characters:

    AN OPEN CALL to ARTFUL SOULS from The Market Gallery

    for a late autumn Window Exhibition

    Download the Prospectus

     

    The Market Gallery in Roanoke, VA is seeking a motley array of creative creature sculptures to occupy our display windows on either side of the front door on Salem Avenue. The display will open November 4, 2016 and remain until sold--or through Jan 1, 2017. We envision a stand-up crowd of 3D artfully made beings, naturalistic and fanciful—hybrid or composite creatures are welcome.

    Requirements

    • Work Delivery Dates: Tuesday, Oct 11— October 18, 10:00 a.m.--5:30 p.m.
    • OPEN to all artists over the age of 21 working in any sculptural media--fabric, wool, stone, wood, clay, assemblage - you-name-it. Entries must be no shorter than 12” and no taller than 30." 
    • They must be sturdy, and stand alone on a board without wobbling! The artist is responsible for making sure their sculpture can be displayed well on a flat surface. 
    • Armatures for puppets and other hollow forms can be as simple as a wine-bottle with a whisk in its neck and if needed, doll stands are available at AC Moore or through Amazon. 
    • Artists may provide a small pedestal for their works as needed. (Please make sure your name is on any of these accoutrements.)
    • All sculptures must be the original artwork of the artist who signs the prospectus. 
    • The labels on the prospectus must be attached to each piece and its container when it is delivered.

     ARTISTS' FEES AND COMMISSIONS

     

    • Sales commissions: All submissions must be for sale. (In January 2017, all participants who are not dues-paying members of TMG will receive a 60% commission on works sold; Gallery members will receive 80% as usual.) 
    • Entry Fee: For all artists, gallery members or not, there is a $10 entry fee  EACH work entered (up to 2 pieces per artist).
    • Pick-Up: Jan. 3-7, 2017, 10:00-5:30. All unsold work must be picked up from the Gallery during regular business hours:  Tuesday—Saturday, 10:00- 5:30, Jan. 3-7, 2017. 

    RULES AND CONDITIONS

    1. Sales commissions: All submissions must be for sale. (In January 2017, all participants who are not dues-paying members of TMG will receive a 60% commission on works sold; Gallery members will receive 80% as usual.) 

     

    2. Entry Fee: There is a $10 entry fee for EACH work (up to 2 pieces per artist) entered.

     3. Dates: Delivery of work--Tuesday, Oct 11— October 18th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM  to the gallery.

    Show Dates: Nov. 4, 2016—January 1, 2017. The Gallery will remove all unsold pieces from the windows Monday, Jan. 2.

    Pick-Up: Jan. 3-7, 2017, 10:00-5:30. All unsold work must be picked up from the Gallery during regular business hours:  Tuesday—Saturday, 10:00- 5:30, Jan. 3-7, 2017.

    • Containers: Entries must be delivered boxed in sturdy, closed cardboard or plastic containers of appropriate size. Works must also be finished and completely DRY to the touch when delivered.
    • Labeling: Labels must be attached both to the piece itself and the container. Put your name on ANY separate hardware that comes with your entry.
    • Right of refusal: The Market Gallery reserves the right to refuse any entry that does not fit the criteria (including size or sturdiness) or that we deem inappropriate for a window display.

     

     

    Entry form for "Critters & Characters," a Window Exhibition

    Delivery dates: Oct 11-18; Dates of Show: Nov. 1-Dec. 31

    Entry forms & fees due upon delivery of the work. (Submit this page at the gallery desk; attach the labels below to your art work, and to the container that you brought you piece in.  Make sure your name is on any stands etc. that comes with your work.)

     

    Artist : ____________________________________________________

     

    Address: ____________________________________________________

     

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    Email: ________­­_______________________________­_______

     

    Phone: ______________________________________________

     

    All entries must be for sale. Entries may be displayed on The Market Gallery Face Book pg.

    All non-member artists of the Market Gallery will receive 60% of the retail price.

     

    Signature: _______________________________________________ Date:  _________

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Labels for CRITTERS & CHARACTERS at The Market Gallery

     

     

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    Medium: ____________________________________________________

     

    Price: _________________

     

     

     

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    Medium: ____________________________________________________

     

    Price: ________________

     

     

    Entry #2 Title: ____________________________________________________

       

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