AWARDS - Over $60,000 in Awards
Membership: Must be a current (or new) member of AIS and must be a legal US resident to be eligible to enter the exhibition. 2017 membership dues of $60 must be paid prior to entering. To join online or to request a mail in membership form, visit www.americanimpressionistsociety.org.
Medium: Oil, Pastel, Acrylic, Watercolor or Gouache. No mixed media, photography, digital or any other media.
Work must be original, impressionistic in style, must have been completed within the last three years and may not have been exhibited in a previous AIS show. Work done in class and/or under the guid-ance of an instructor is not eligible for entry.
Size & Qty: Paintings must be no larger than 900 square inches (excluding frame). Maximum length on any side is 36 inches. To determine square inches, multiply length x width (example: 30x30=900). Two paintings may be submitted. Maximum of one painting per artist may be accepted into show.
Framing: Work must be suitably framed in a fine art gallery-quality wood frame, wired and ready for hanging. No metal frames, gallery wrap canvases or sawtooth hangers. Unsuitable or damaged framing will disqualify. Repair or replacement of frame is financial responsibility of artist. AIS and Gallery are not responsible for damage caused by works framed with glass. Plexiglass is recommended.
Liability & Agreement: All entries will be made at the risk of the entrant. Care and caution will be exercised in the handling of all art work. Neither AIS nor Gallery may be held responsible for loss or damage. Artists are responsible for insuring their work during transit. Gallery will provide Insurance on all works in the show while they are on the gallery premises; that covers all contingencies at wholesale value of the artwork. Digital images are assumed to be accurate representations of the entrant’s original artworks. Artwork that differs markedly from the submitted image will be disqualified. The artist retains copyright to his/her image(s), however, by submitting to this show, artist agrees to AIS's use of the im-ages for publicity (including future AIS event promotion) and archival purposes. Submission of entries and entry fee constitute agreement with all conditions set forth in this prospectus.
Sales Commission: Artist 60%, Gallery 40%. All work MUST be for sale and must be priced according to your standard pricing. No price changes will be accepted once you have submitted your entry. An artist who withdraws an entry after acceptance into the exhibition shall not be eligible to enter any AIS exhibition for the two succeeding years. Any accepted work which is presold MUST be included in the show. Gallery commission applies.
Entry Fee: $48 for one painting or $58 for two paintings, to be paid with credit card on Juried Art Services site.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
List of events/schedule to be updated as events are confirmed.
Thursday, Sept 28th:
Friday, Sept 29th
Saturday, Sept 30th:
September 14 - 22, 2017 - Ship work to gallery
There will be a $20 fee ($10 for hand delivered work) payable to the gallery to cover costs of unpacking, storage, repacking and contacting shippers for return of unsold work
MasterPak and Airfloat Systems containers are recommended. We have a short window of
1. IDENTIFICATION TAG - Attach to back of artwork (Accepted Work Only).