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CALL TO ARTISTS - STAY TUNED

“Local Color” Art Show and Sale, by Artists of the Delmarva Peninsula
2018 DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED 
The Tidewater Inn
Easton, Maryland

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED.




In support of the Easton - Plein Air Competition and Arts Festival, the Working Artists Forum annually sponsors a juried and judged art exhibit entitled “Local Color”.  The exhibit will be held concurrently with, and under the auspices of the 14th annual Easton Plein Air Competition.


ENTRIES:
The “Local Color” show features Studio Finished Paintings (your best work – artist’s choice of subject matter).  Only two dimensional art using acrylic, watercolor, oil and pastel are acceptable. All work done within the last three years. All paintings must be original, and properly framed. We reserve the right to remove paintings that do not conform to the prospectus.


ELIGIBILITY:
The exhibit is open to all artists residing on the Delmarva Peninsula in, MD, DE or VA and any member of WAF (hosts of “Local Color”).  *Participants who have been juried into the Plein Air – Easton Competition are not eligible to apply.

AWARDS:  BEST IN SHOW RECEIVES $600 
PLUS: THREE AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE AT $200 EACH.
ALSO: 3 HONORABLE MENTION AWARDS AT $50 EACH

Awards will be presented Friday at 12:00 noon, with a reception to follow.

THE JUDGES:

TO BE ANNOUNCED


VENUE & SCHEDULE:
The Venue of the exhibit is The Tidewater Inn in Easton, MD.  Each artist will have an exhibit area of 6’ by 6’ (two single sided standard panels).  Sold paintings may be replenished as necessary.  Participating artists are to deliver and set up their paintings on Friday morning, July 21st, between 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Paintings to be hung in an orderly fashion, leaving space between the frames.


*No one will hang fewer paintings than it takes to fill both of their provided standards.

 The show is open to the public according to the following schedule:

TO BE ANNOUNCED

CONDITIONS:
While all reasonable care will be taken, Working Artists Forum, and their assigns are not responsible for accidents or damage to your works or you. The participating artists accept all responsibility for borrowed equipment.  The Treasurer of WAF as well as any show assistants are not responsible for any monetary losses, including bad checks or credit cards.  All artists agree to leave work hanging until the advertised show hours are over. There will be no packing material on the floor until after closing time.

 
ENTRY FEE & COMMISSION: 

A non-refundable Entry Fee of $25 for WAF members and $35 for non-members must accompany your application.  A 25% commission will be charged on each sale, with portions of the proceeds supporting the scholarship programs of the Working Artists Forum.

 
APPLICATION PROCESS:
The show will be juried by digital images.

Each applicant must enter 3 digital images for jury (fewer or more than 3 and your application will be returned unprocessed).  Please send the best possible jpeg image, name your file using your initials, title of work and number: (jdlovelyview1.jpg).
Payment and Application may be made online - REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Applications and JPEG images must be received by  TO BE ANNOUNCED
You will be notified by mail  IN 2018 of your acceptance status

By registering, artists agree to abide by conditions as outlined in this Prospectus.

 

QUESTIONS:
contact Doris Glovier by phone 410-957-2398, by email glovier@comcast.net or Nancy Thomas by phone 410-310-5219 or email nancythomasart@gmail.com