Essex Art Association

established 1946

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Show Prospectus

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE ESSEX ART ASSOCIATION

2015 SHOW SCHEDULE

 

 

VALLEY REGIONAL STUDENT ART SHOW

 

April  2015    Open  3 – 5 pm  

 

Opening Reception:  , April     4pm – 6 pm

 

 

 

SPRING JURIED SHOW “MIXED BAG” Judged for Entries & Awards

 

Exit Gallery Featuring:  Judy Rasmuson   “                  ” 

 

RECEPTION: Friday, May 1    6-8 pm

 

Open 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays May 2 – May 23

 

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, April 26 & April 27    2-5 pm

 

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, May 24 & May 25     2-5 pm

 

SHOW CHAIR:   

 

 

 

ELECTED ARTIST MEMBERS’ SHOW “CALM & CHAOTIC”

 

Exit Gallery Featuring:   Carol Young   “                 ” 

 

RECEPTION: Friday, May 29     6-8 pm

 

Open 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays May 30 - June 20

 

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, May 24 &  May 25    2-5 pm

 

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, June 21 & 22     2-5 pm

 

SHOW CHAIRS:   

 

 

 

OPEN SHOW “EASY STREET      Non –juried - Judged for awards only

 

Exit Gallery Featuring: Beverly Schirmeier “          ”

 

RECEPTION: Friday, June 26     6-8 pm

 

Open 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays June 27 – July 18

 

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, June 21 & 22    2-5 pm

 

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, July 19 & 20     2-5 pm

 

SHOW CHAIRS: Joanne Ryan, Anne Gantner, Mary Bell, Nancy Gould, Carol MacElwee

 

 

 

SUMMER JURIED SHOW “EVERYDAY BEAUTY” Juried for Entries & Awards

 

Exit Gallery Featuring: Leonard Hellerman  “     ”      

 

RECEPTION:  Friday, July 24     6-8 pm

 

Open 1-5 pm  daily except Tuesdays, July 25 – August 15

 

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, July 19 & 20      2-5 pm

 

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, August 17 & 18     2-5 pm

 

SHOW CHAIRS:  Bette Ellsworth

 

 

 

OPEN SHOW “MEMORY”    Non –juried - Judged for awards only

 

Exit Gallery Featuring:  Jill Beecher Matthew  “         ”

 

RECEPTION: Friday, August 21     6-8 pm

 

Open 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays August 22 – September 12

 

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, August 16 & 17     2-5 pm

 

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, September 13– 14     2-5 pm

 

SHOW CHAIRS:  Judith Saunders, Pam Carlson

 

 

 

Rotary Club Show April 17-19

 

Valley Railroad Show   November through December

 

 

 

 RENTAL SEASON –  September 16 - October 31

 

 

 

October    2-3          “Four Women Painting”

 

October   15–18      “Odyssey Painters”  Present…..

 

 

 

 

 

ANNUAL MEETING:  Wednesday, October 21     6pm

 

 

 

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 CLICK HERE for downloadable entry form for Juried Shows (pdf)

CLICK HERE for downloadable entry form for Non Juried Shows (pdf)

CLICK HERE for downloadable Show Registration Form for all shows (pdf)

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Entrance Fees:

Elected Artist Members: $25 for up to 4 pieces

Associate Artist Members: $25 for the first piece and $4 for each additional piece.

Supporting Members: $25 for the first piece and $5 for each additional piece.

Non-Members: $30 for first piece and $10 for each additional piece.

Entry fees are non-refundable and may be tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

 

Media:

Recent pieces (not shown before in EAA Gallery) in any medium, including computer generation and photography. No direct copies, giclees, crafts, commercially produced works or usage of other artists’ works will be accepted. Artsists working in any print medium will be required to sign a Certificate of Authenticity at time of entry.

 

Framing and Display:

All pieces must be suitably framed and wired for hanging (canvas paintings must be wired and have intentionally-designed edges if not framed). Works on paper must be glassed. Scupltures intended to be hung must be wired securely and may not weight more than 25 pounds.

 

Size:

Limit size of individual works to 40” x 60” in any direction, excluding frame, which may be no more than 2” in width. Artitists submitting multi-tychs must limit individual sections to a width of 40”, excluding frame, which may be no more than 1”.

 

Sales and Commissions:

All works, except portraits, must be for sale. The EAA will receive 25% from all sales. Payments to artists will be disbursed when final payment has been received from the buyer. Selling artists may claim EAA commissions as tax-deductible donations to the extent allowable by law.

 

Unaccepted Works:

No works may be picked up prior to or at the Opening Reception, they may be picked up during gallery open hours.

 

Liability Statement:

The EAA, Inc. does not maintain insurance covering, and will not assume any responsibility or liability relating to loss of or damage to, works of art while in the possession of the EAA, Inc. By submitting works of art, each exhibitor acknowledges they have been so advised, and relieves the EAA, Inc. its officers, director, and members form any liability with respect thereto.