Essex Art Association

established 1946

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Show Prospectus

 

 

 

THE ESSEX ART ASSOCIATION

2014 SHOW SCHEDULE

 

VALLEY REGIONAL STUDENT ART SHOW

April 21   – April  24    Open  3 – 5 pm  

Opening Reception: Wednesday, April  23, 2014    6pm – 8 pm

 

SPRING JURIED SHOW “CUTTING EDGE” Judged for Entries & Awards

Exit Gallery Featuring:  Eric Hedberg   “Emanations ” 

RECEPTION: Friday, May 2    6-8 pm

Open 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays May 3 – May 24

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, April 27 & April 28    2-5 pm

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, May 25 & May 26     2-5 pm

SHOW CHAIR:  Lisabeth Billingsley, Kay Brigante

 

ELECTED ARTIST MEMBERS’ SHOW  “BLACK & WHITE”

Exit Gallery Featuring:   Muriel Miller   “Paintings in Plein Air ” 

RECEPTION: Friday, May 30     6-8 pm

Open 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays May 31 - June 21

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, May 25 &  May 26    2-5 pm

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, June 22 & 23     2-5 pm

SHOW CHAIRS: B. Rossitto, Claudia Van Nes   

 

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

Exit Gallery Featuring: Mary Fussell  “Big Pink ”

RECEPTION: Friday, June 27     6-8 pm

Open 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays June 28 – July 19

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, June 22 & 23    2-5 pm

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, July 20 & 21     2-5 pm

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

 

SUMMER JURIED SHOW “LESS IS MORE” Juried for Entries & Awards

Exit Gallery Featuring: Chip Rutan      “The Reader ”      

RECEPTION:  Friday, July 25     6-8 pm

Open 1-5 pm  daily except Tuesdays, July 26 – August 16

Entry Dates: Sunday & Monday, July 20 & 21      2-5 pm

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

SHOW CHAIRS: Bette Ellsworth   

 

OPEN SHOW “EARTH, WIND &  FIRE”    Non –juried - Judged for awards only

Exit Gallery Featuring:  Dan Nichols  “My Travels ”

RECEPTION: Friday, August 22     6-8 pm

Open 1-5 pm daily except Tuesdays August 23 – September 13

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

Pickup: Sunday & Monday, September 14– 15     2-5 pm

SHOW CHAIRS:  Judith Saunders, Pam Carlson

 

Valley Railroad Show     Opening November  

 

 

RENTAL SEASON –April 11 – 13,  September 18 - October 31

September 19 – 21     Parallel Visions - "Visual Voyage"

September 26th, 27th and 28th,  "Brushstrokes" - a group of local artists,  will present a show at the Essex Art Association Gallery, entitled "Blurred Lines, Sharp Art: Local and Beyond". With varying years of experience, and different styles, these artists come together regularly to paint nature's beauty "en plein air". You will recognize many local scenes, as they all live in this area, known for its natural beauty and spectacular light. Show hours are: Friday 12-8Saturday 10-5, andSunday 12-4.                   

October  4 –  5        Francine & Friends "Plein Air Poetry"

October 10 -13       “ Four Women Painting”

October  16 – 19    “Odyssey Painters”  Present......

October 25 – 28       

 

ANNUAL MEETING:  Wednesday, October 15     6pm

 

 

 

 

 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)

In case you're having problems downloading follow these directions:

Above the little blue outlined document on the left side of your screen go to the FILE and click on it then either use "download original" or Print (pdf) and a full document will be printable.

 

If you can not download the forms send an email to EssexArtCt@gmail.com and request the forms by email.

 

                                            

                                                                                                                                                               

 

 

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.