PUTNAM ARTS COUNCIL’S
Art: A Lifelong Journey
Showcasing the creative expressions of working artists 75 and over
June 1 – 22, 2014
Reception & Awards: Sunday June 1, 2-4pm
ELIGIBILITY: Working artists 75 and over are invited to exhibit a maximum of 2 pieces of original fine art. Artwork must have been completed within the past five years and may not have been previously exhibited with the Putnam Arts Council.
SPECIFICATIONS: Two-dimensional work must be ready to hang and we prefer it framed with screw eyes and wire attached. PLEASE NOTE SIZE RESTRICTIONS: MAXIMUM WIDTH: 36”Three-dimensional work (indoor only please) and may not exceed 36" x 36" x 72"; weight must be manageable by one person. We have pedestals available. PLEASE IDENTIFY YOUR WORK with a label with your name, the title, medium & price or NFS value.
JUROR OF AWARDS: James B. Sparks is a prolific painter, photographer and instructor whose work has been shown and collected country-wide. He has a BFA in Painting from Washington University and a MFA from the University of Southern California.
CASH AWARDS: Best in Show, Second Place & Third Place. All awards will be selected at the discretion of the Juror and will be announced at a public reception Sunday, June 1, 2-4pm.
FORMS/LABELS: Entry forms will be provided at time of drop-off. Please help us to identify your work by placing a label on the BACK (or bottom if your work is a sculpture) which includes your name along with the title, medium & price of the artwork.
FEES: $25 per artist / $20 for Putnam Arts Council members. Artists may receive the discounted entry fee by joining the Arts Council at time of drop-off. $15 is the annual membership rate for Senior Citizens and provides timely information and discounts on all exhibits, classes and special events.
SALES: The Putnam Arts Council retains a 35% commission on sales.
HAND DELIVERY OF ARTWORK: Wednesday 5/21, Thursday 5/22, Friday 5/23, Saturday 5/24:
Noon -3pm or by appointment. All artwork must be received by Saturday, 5/24.
PICK UP AT CONCLUSION OF SHOW: Sunday 6/22 - 3-4pm; Tuesday 6/24 – Thursday 6/26 noon -3pm or by appointment.
Special Thanks to exhibit sponsors:
Mr. & Mrs. E. Nobles Lowe, Mrs. Nancy Dill & Tompkins Mahopac Bank