AIS Master Camille Przewodek

AIS Impressions Small Works Showcase
June 1 - August 31 2019
Crooked Tree Arts Center
461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey Michigan 

Judge of Awards
AIS Master Camille Przewodek

Jan 15, 2019 - Mar 4, 2019
Notification: Apr 1, 2019

PROSPECTUS:                                              PRINT THE PROSPECTUS 


AWARDS: Best of Show $4,000 cash with other awards to be announced 

ELIGIBILITY/REQUIREMENTS: There can be no exceptions to deadlines, specifications or rules. 

MEMBERSHIP: Must be a current (or new) member of AIS and must be a legal US resident to be eligible to enter. 2019 membership dues of $60 must be paid prior to entering. To join online or to download a mail-in membership form, visit 

MEDIUM: Oil, Pastel, Acrylic, Watercolor or Gouache. No mixed media, photography, digital or any other media. No digitally manipulated work, painted giclee prints or any other type of reproductions, no manipulated or painted over photos. Any artist whose work is determined to be in violation of this rule will be disqualified, will forfeit any awards received and will be banned from any and all AIS exhibitions for the following three years. 

WORK REQUIREMENTS: Work must be original in concept and execution, impressionistic in style, must have been completed within the last three years. Work done in ANY class and/or under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible for entry. Work painted from reference photos must be created from the artist’s own photographs, not from any other photo source, copy-righted or not. Entries must not violate any copyrights. Entries may not have been exhibited in any previous AIS show. Work that was entered but not accepted into previous AIS shows may be entered again as long as they meet the above requirements. 

SIZE & QTY: This is a small works exhibition 
Maximum size (excluding frame) is 200 square inches, with the maximum length on the longest side of 20 inches (example: 10x20=200, 12x16=192). Maximum frame width 4 inches. 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. Gallery strongly urges using “D” rings in wiring your painting. 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. Gallery is insured however neither AIS nor Gallery may be held responsible for loss or damage. Artists are responsible for insuring their work during transit. Work will be insured while on the Gallery premises at 60% of the retail value as stated by the artist on their application and on the inventory list. 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 allow AIS and Crooked Tree Arts Center the use of the images for publicity (including future AIS event promotion) and archival purposes. There are no refunds of entry fees. 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 – OVERPRICED WORK WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. NO PRICE CHANGES WILL BE ACCEPTED ONCE YOU SUBMIT YOUR EN-TRIES –please double check your entries for accuracy of information. 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. Presales must be completed through the Gallery and the Gallery commission applies. 

ENTRY FEE: $39 for one painting or $49 for two paintings, to be paid with credit card through Paypal through the Juried Art Services site. 

ONLINE ENTRY: All entries must be submitted online at 


Please mark these dates on your calendar. No exceptions can be made.

Exhibition begins June 1st and ends August 31st. 

January 15 – March 4:
Digital entries accepted at www. 

Monday, March 4:
Digital Entry FINAL Deadline at, midnight central time (PST).
Due to the extremely high number of last minute entries, we highly recommend entering well before the final deadline to avoid possible last minute issues that can and do arise. Please plan ahead. 

April 1:
Jury results will be emailed to entrants and made available on the AIS website 

May 13 – May 18:
Artists ship work to Crooked Tree Arts Center, 461 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey Michigan.
Phone (231) 347-4337.
To hand deliver, please call gallery to make arrangements.
Artists must provide a prepaid return shipping label for the return of unsold work.
Crate fee of $25, payable to the gallery, is required to be included.
Crate fee will be waived for artists using MasterPak or AirFloat shipping boxes.
Artwork will not be hung until crate fee (if not using MasterPak/Airfloat box) and return shipping label is received. 

May 18:
Last day for accepted works to arrive at gallery, either shipped or hand delivered. 

June 5-8th:
All Member Paintout 

  • Canvas stamping will be held on Wednesday, June 5th from 8 to 9am at Crooked Tree Arts Center.
  • Artists will have until Saturday, June 8th at 1pm to turn in finished framed painting for the wet wall competition. 
  • Each participating member may turn in one painting, framed and ready to hang. 
  • Size limit: 200 sq inches (not including frame) with the max length on the longest side 20 inches. 
  • Wet Wall Exhibition Reception will run concurrently with that of the main juried exhibition, from 5 to 8pm on Saturday, June 8th. 
  • Prizes will be award for the wet wall competition.
  • Unsold paintings must be removed by the artist by 9pm on Saturday, June 8th (immediately following the reception). 

June 8
Opening Reception, 5pm to 8pm 
Crooked Tree Arts Center, 461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey MI. 

June 7-8:
Educational programs/lectures at the gallery 

August 31:
Last day of exhibition 

By September 15:
Unsold work shipped back to artists. Note that this is the final shipping date-not the date for paintings to arrive back to artists. Hand delivered works must be picked up no later than Sept. 4th or make arrangements with the gallery if that is not possible. 


Thursday & Friday, June 6th and 7th

Camille Przewodek AISM
"Discover a New Way of Seeing Color"

Students will concentrate on developing a strong start in color. Camille will teach the structure of the landscape and figure - what's important to include as well as what to leave out, focusing on expressing the big masses, light key and aerial perspective.
Day one: Outdoor landscape
Day two: Outdoor figures
Members of AIS and CTAC: $175 for day one, $200 for day two (includes model fees). $325 for both days.
Non members: $225 for day one, $250 for day two or $375 for both days. 
Flyer Download
Supply List Download

James Richards AIS
Indoor Landscape Workshop

James will share his methods and techniques for capturing light in paintings with the goal of equipping the students with a deeper level of understanding of the visual language of paint and a fearlessness in front of a blank canvas.
This will be an indoor workshop working from photo references.
Members of AIS and CTAC: $350
Non members: $400 
Flyer Download

To register contact Megan DeWindt, Program Director, Crooked Tree Arts Center or call 231-347-4337.


Quality Inn 
1314 US 31 N.
Petoskey, MI 49770
(231) 347-3220

Make a Reservation

  • 100% Smoke Free Hotel
  • 15 rooms secured until May 6, 2019,   7 Queen Rooms and 8 King Rooms 
  • Room with 2 Queen beds $72 per night (W-TH) and  $99 (F-S) 
  • Room with 1 King bed and 1 sofa sleeper $92 per night (W-TH) and  $119 (F-S) 
  • All rooms are equipped with a fridge, microwave, iron, ironing board, hair dryer, coffee maker and free WIFI 
  • Complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning. 6-9:30am Monday-Friday and 6-10am Saturday & Sunday.
SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS  (For Accepted Artists Only)

Artists ship work to
Crooked Tree Arts Center, 461 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey Michigan. Phone (231) 347-4337.


  1. IDENTIFICATION TAG - Attach to back of artwork (Accepted Work Only). 
  2. CRATE FEE - Crate fee will be waived for artists using MasterPak or AirFloat shipping boxes. Artwork will not be hung until crate fee (if not using MasterPak/Airfloat box) and return shipping label is received.
  3. UPS or FedEx prepaid return shipping label - Include with shipped artwork.
  4. Photo of the painting  - Attached to the inside of the box for packers.
  5. Print your name and address prominently, preferably in the upper left corner.
  6. Print your name and address on the outsideinside of each box.

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