August 6, 2011

Call for Artists: WHAL Sept. show

Here is the prospectus for the 'Clothesline Exhibit' sponsored by the West Hartford Art League:
Hope you will consider entering, it's a new format for a great community event! You already know my affection for clotheslines!!

The West Hartford Art League
ArtWalk 2011
featuring a juried art exhibit
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 10 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
Rain date Sunday, Sept. 18
ArtWalk Clothesline Exhibit
Location: On the green, under the tent, on Raymond Road in Blue Back Square. Free parking in the Town Hall parking lot.
Requirements: All work must be unframed and able to be hung from a clothesline on the green in Blue Back Square.
Categories for entries: Painting, photography, collage, printmaking, mixed media, drawing, and digital collage. Original work only; no giclees. Any artwork that can be configured by the artist to hang from a clothesline (stretched/unstretched canvases, matted, etc.) is eligible.
Submission: Digital entries due at WHAL by Wednesday, Aug. 24. Manual entry drop-off is Wednesday, Sept. 7, Clubhouse Gallery, noon to 2 p.m., and 5 to 7 p.m.
Entry Fee per piece: Members $10, non members $15. Up to four pieces of may be entered. All work must be for sale. The Art League receives a 30 percent com- mission on all sales.
Selection: Accepted artists will be listed on our web- site on Saturday, Sept. 10. The ArtWalk Clothesline Exhibit will be juried by a selection committee tbd.
Accepted Digital Drop-off: West Hartford Art League Clubhouse Gallery, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 9 to 11 a.m. All work must be clearly labeled on the back.

Promotion: ArtWalk will be widely publicized through press releases to local and regional media, on our website and facebook page, and through paid advertising.
PLEASE NOTE: All unsold work will be brought to the WHAL Clubhouse Gallery for pick-up on Monday, Sept. 19, 9 to noon.
While the West Hartford Art League will take the utmost care to protect the artwork, we accept no responsibility for loss or damage of any kind. The show committee reserves the right to disallow the exhibit of any work that, in the opinion of the commit- tee, is considered detrimental to the good public image of the show and sponsors or that is too fragile.
Inquiries: West Hartford Art League, 860-231-8019
Entry submissions:
• Images must be JPEG format, resolution of 200 dpi. • Please check to make sure CD is readable. Unreadable CDs will be disqualified. A full view of artwork is required. • All CD-Roms must be PC compatible. CDs will not be returned. Please do not send DVDs. • All files should be named as followed: firstinitial.lastname.abbreviatedtitle.number. • Label your CD (print please) with your name, phone number, e-mail address, and total number of images. • Images incorrectly identified or labeled will be disqualified. Title of work on digital image must match title on entry form to avoid confusion.
Bring your completed entry forms, along with fees, to the Clubhouse Gallery Wednesday, Sept. 7, from noon to 2 p.m., and 5 to 7 p.m. Attach an entry label to the back of each piece.
Completed entry form, CD-Rom if entering digitally, and entry fee must be received by Wednesday, Aug. 24, (not postmark date) at our office:
37 Buena Vista Road West Hartford, CT 06107 Attn: ArtWalk Clothesline Exhibit
ArtWalk Clothesline Exhibit Entry form Print Clearly
Artist ____________________________________ Address __________________________________ City, State, Zip _____________________________ e-mail _____________________________________ Phone ____________________________________
I agree to all conditions stated in the prospectus and understand I must check the West Hartford Art League website for acceptance.
If hand-delivering, cut and tape an entry form to the back of each piece of artwork submitted. If entering digitally do not separate. Numbers and titles must correspond to those on CD and entry.
1. Name________________________________ Title __________________________________ Medium __________________ Price _________ size ______________
2. Name________________________________ Title __________________________________ Medium __________________ Price _________ size ______________
3. Name________________________________ Title __________________________________ Medium __________________ Price _________ size ______________
4. Name________________________________ Title __________________________________ Medium __________________ Price _________ size ______________