BEGINNINGS / Gallery Route One’s 32st Annual Juried Show, 2017
Juror: Chester Arnold, Artist, Educator
Exhibition Dates: January 27- February 19, 2017
Reception Saturday, January 28, 3-5 p.m.
Entry Deadline: December 2, 2016
Find link to Application Form at the bottom of this page.
AWARDS: $250 for Best of Show, 3 non-cash Awards of Merit
ELIGIBILITY: All Northern California Artists
MEDIA: All media except video, crafts, installation
SIZE: Artwork not to exceed 5’-0” (60”) in any direction
NUMBER OF ENTRIES: Maximum of 4 entries per Artist; 1 image per artwork entry for 2D pieces.
$10 per artwork; maximum of 4 artworks
APPLICATION & PAYMENT: must be made online, payment through PayPal or credit card at the end of the entry form. Note: you do not need to set up an account in order to use Paypal: you may use it to make a one time payment with a credit card.
JURYING PROCESS: Jurying will be done from digital images: jpg only, 1- 2MB in size but no larger than 2mb. Other formats (pdf, tiff, png, etc ) will not be accepted.
NOTIFICATION: Notification of acceptance or exclusion from the exhibition will be sent via email in late December, or early January. Incomplete email applications, artwork that does not follow the guidelines will not be accepted.
DELIVERY OF ART: Accepted artwork must be hand delivered to GRO on Saturday, January 21 or Sunday, January 22, between 11-4 pm. Please do not deliver artwork after 4 pm on Sunday.
ART CONDITION: Artwork must be clean, framed, wired and ready to hang or place on a base. Paint & any other materials must be dry. LABEL each artwork on the back or bottom of the piece with your Name, Phone #, email address, Title of Work, Medium, and Price or (NFS) Note: this price will be the list price in the gallery and includes the gallery’s 45% sales commission.
INSURANCE: GRO does not offer insurance to cover your artwork. If you require insurance for your piece, feel free to pursue on your own.
SALES: Unless marked NFS (Not For Sale), artwork will be for sale at the price indicated by the artist upon submission of entry, plus tax. Gallery Route One’s commission is 45%. Once a piece is accepted into this exhibit, sale of that piece is subject to GRO’s commission until the end of the exhibit.
PICK UP OF ARTWORK: All artwork MUST be picked up Sunday, February 19, at 5 pm. Since GRO has no storage facility for artwork, works not retrieved on this date will be charged $5 per day for storage. No art will be returned by mail. Art will not be released before the exhibit ends at 5 pm on Sunday February 19.
ABOUT OUR JUROR: Chester Arnold received his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1988, and has been exhibiting professionally since the mid 1980s. Arnold’s work reflects a deep fascination with the natural world as well as the human condition, and often addresses environmental and political issues. He lives in Sonoma with his wife Frances.