Judged Art Show and Membership Drive | Marshall Regional Arts Council

Judged Art Show and Membership Drive

Location

208 E Burleson St, Marshall, TX 75670

Date & Time

July 25, 2019 - July 25, 2019 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

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Marshall Regional Arts Council Annual Judged Art Show

 

“40 Years Celebrating the Arts”

Reception July 25th, 5pm, Marshall Visual Arts Center

Artwork Due Date: July 1st, Marshall Visual Arts Center

Registration Begins June 4th

COMPETITION INFORMATION

Join us in celebrating 40 years of the Marshall Regional Arts Council by participating in our annual judged art show. Submit your favorite artwork that showcases the talents of our region and honor the 40 year tradition of supporting the arts!

ELIGIBLE – Must be 18 or older. Must be a resident of MRAC Tri-county of Harrison, Marion or Panola counties OR be a member of the Marshall Art League

SUBMISSIONS

  • NUMBER – Only one (1) original artwork is accepted for entry per artist; must have been completed in the past 24 months
  • MEDIUM – Any medium (painting, drawing, sculpture, clay, photography, digital art, etc.)
  • SIZE – Cannot be larger than 48” by 48” INCLUDING FRAME
  • WEIGHT – No limit, but artists must transport their own work
  • DISPLAY – All work on paper and canvas MUST be framed and wired ready to hang. Gallery wrapped canvas without a frame is acceptable, but must have a wire. Works on paper must be frame under Plexiglas (NO Glass).
  • SILENT AUCTION- 6in x 6in Canvas

All artists will be required to submit a 6”x6” art work.  These canvases will be provided at the time of registration and will be due on the Artwork Due Date, Monday, July 1st from Noon – 5 p.m at the MVAC. These will be donated to MRAC for a silent auction, July 25th.  The 6”X6” maybe interpreted at the artist’s discretion n any medium as long as it fits the canvas.  All funds raised as a result of the silent auction will go to the MRAC as a part of their Membership Drive.  Participation is not optional; it is a condition of entry.  Anyone not returning this piece of art will have their entry piece removed from the competition.

FEE – $25 ENTRY FEE – Artists entering must pay the entry fee and submit it with a Judged Art Show Entry Form.  By entering the competition the artist becomes a member of MRAC at the “Friends” level.  The artist is then eligible to vote for their People’s Choice favorite and enter their name in the drawing for the Grand Prize.

 JUDGING – This art show will be judged for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and honorable mention prizes by a professional artist the day of Thursday, July 25th, 2019.  All entries will be accepted into the show.

$1000 GRAND PRIZE – All entries are eligible.  Participants of the MRAC Membership Drive that make tax-deductible contributions of $25 will receive one chance to win their choice of any piece of entered artwork.  When the winner is announced they will choose their favorite piece of art and the artist whose work is chosen will be the recipient of a $1000 grand Prize.  There is no limit to the number of memberships or donations an individual may make.

$100 PEOPLES CHOICE – All members of MRAC may vote by ballot for their favorite artwork.  The artist with the most votes will receive $100.

RECEPTION – Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at the Marshall Visual Art Center, 202 East Burleson Street, from 5- p.m. – 7 p.m. This will be the time when the artists showcase their artwork entry. The Silent Auction will be held and winners of the competition announced.  Please plan to bring finger foods, soft drinks, water or wine for all to enjoy.  MRAC Board of Directors will also be asked to bring food for the reception.

SALES – Art entries sold during or as a result of this exhibition will be subject to a 15% sales price commission to the MRAC.  A sale of any entry is contingent on the non-selection as the Grand Prize winner and may be finalized after July 25th.

FAIRNESS – There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to the entry delivery dates/times. If your are unable to deliver your work for any reason please make arrangements to have it delivered during the times provided.

PICKING UP ARTWORK – After the closing reception on Thursday, July 25th, artists may pick up their entries. If you cannot be at the reception, please make arrangements with a friend or other artist in advance or call Mrs. Simpson (903-935-7620) or Mrs. Weekly (903-935-4484).

DISCLAMER OF LIABILITY

Your artwork is shown in the 2017 MARSHALL REGIONAL ARTS COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP ART COMPETITION at your own risk and not the risk of the Marshall Regional Arts Council (MRAC), Marshall Visual Arts Center (MVAC) or any of the exhibitors.  There will NOT be security guards during the exhibit of the works.  Artwork is NOT insured by MRAC or MVAC.  MRAC and MVAC will take reasonable precautions during handling and hanging to protect your art, but will NOT be responsible for loss or damage.  Neither the MRAC nor the MVAC assumes any liability for the preservation of artwork vulnerable to changes in temperature and humidity or artwork submitted on frames, pedestals or other supports.

RECOMMENDATION – Artist may want to consider insuring their artwork.  Most homeowner’s insurance policies will add your artwork to a policy for minimum premium, without a deductible.

 

JUDGED ART SHOW ENTRY FORM

PLEASE PRINT

ARTIST: ____________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS: __________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

PHONE : _______________________________HOME: ________________________CELL

EMAIL: ______________________________________________________________________

PAYMENT METHOD OF $25 ENTRY FEE:        CASH            

CHECK #__________             

PAYPAL transaction #_________________­­_

 

 

——-Attach to the back of artwork———-

 

ARTIST:_________________________________________

TITLE OF ARTWORK____________________________________________________

MEDIUM______________________________________________________________

DESCRIPTION (size, subject, colors…)

_____________________________________________________________________

PRICE: ________________________

 

PRINTABLE ENTRY FORM

 

Marshall Regional Arts Council Annual Judged Art Show   “40 Years Celebrating the Arts” Reception July 25th, 5pm, Marshall Visual Arts Center Artwork Due Date: July 1st, Marshall Visual Arts Center Registration Begins June 4th COMPETITION INFORMATION Join us in celebrating 40 years of the Marshall Regional Arts Council by participating in our annual judged…