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Work by students in Sarah Gilchrist's class in the 2011 Summer program.

Artists' Call
& Prospectus



Putnam Arts Council's
October Exhibit Prospectus

2014 Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibit
October 11 - 31
Reception & Awards ~ Saturday, October 11, 4-6pm

Eligibility: PAC invites adult artists throughout the region & beyond to submit TWO pieces of ORIGINAL fine art (includes photography) for consideration. Work must have been completed within the past three years and not previously exhibited with the Putnam Arts Council at any venue, nor been created in a class. Artists are responsible for any copyright infringement.

Specifications: 2-D work: all work submitted cannot exceed maximum measurement of 48” wide and must be ready to install, screw eyes & wire preferred. 3-D work: 36” x 36” x 72”h and must be manageable by one person.

AWARDS: Cash awards for Best in Show, Second and Third Place selected at the discretion of the juror and announced at the opening reception Saturday October 11, 4-6pm.

Juror: Frank Gimpaya has gained recognition as an artist “who paints with light” through his fine art photography. He currently teaches painting & drawing at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and he serves on the Board of En Foco, an organization which supports photographers of diverse cultures.

Hand Delivery of Artwork: to 521 Kennicut Hill Rd., Mahopac – Sunday 9/28 and Tuesday 9/30 noon – 3pm or by appointment. All work must be received by 3pm Tuesday 9/30.

Fees: $25.00 per artist (not artwork) for up to two submissions. PAC Members enjoy a discounted fee of $20.00; anyone may join (or renew) at drop off. PAC membership provides timely information on all our activities, classes, programs and more as well as discounts, and support for the arts for everyone.

Submission Forms: will be provided at time of drop off.

Identify your work: with a label including your name and the title, medium and price (or NFS) of the work.

Sales: The Putnam Arts Council will retain 35% on all sales.

Pick – up at completion of exhibit: Wednesday 11/5 - Friday 11/7 from 11am -3pm or by appointment. (Note: pls plan to leave work until Wednesday)


Also happening this fall @ PAC:

September & October - FALL CLASSES begin!
Including NEW!! Dance & Performing Arts ~
see our full schedule online

November 1 C’est Magnifique:
The Songs of Cole Porter

An evening of Music to BENEFIT programs @PAC  Performed by the Voices of Hope @ Belle Levine Art Center 7:30pm $20.-/$15.-members ~ reservations, please

~ 12/6 – PAC’s FAMOUS annual Craft Show & Sale Putnam’s unique GIFT destination for everyone






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PAC’s programs and services are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and NY State Legislature. Public support is also provided by Putnam County Government. 
Additional revenue is generated by the Putnam Arts Council through membership, educational and creative programs, fundraising efforts and through donations from the public and private sectors.



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