2018 Annual Exhibition 

The Annual Exhibition will be held between Saturday 11th – Monday 27th August. The Preview and Opening will be held at 7pm on Friday 10th August. Further information will be posted in due course.

 Conditions of Entry

WITH ALL MEMBERS’ HELP THE SOCIETY AIMS TO ACHIEVE A HIGH PROFESSIONAL STANDARD You are invited to submit new work, not previously exhibited, in any medium, provided it fulfils the conditions set out below. Exhibitors are responsible for insuring their own work. The Society has public liability insurance for the duration of the Exhibition. All due care will be taken with the artwork but the Society cannot accept any liability for damage or loss. Exhibitors are responsible for any tax liability on sales of their work. For details of the entry and fees see Entry Form. The Society takes a 20% commission on all work sold. Minimum price: framed pictures £50.00, unframed & miniatures £30.00, 3D by agreement with the Exhibition Manager ALL ART WORK MUST BE THE ORIGINAL BY THE ARTIST AND NOT A COPY.

FRAMED & BOX CANVASES

Artists may submit up to three pictures. Total measurement of each picture not to exceed 132”or 335cm all round and not to exceed a maximum width of 44”or 112cm (including frame).

Pictures ‘not for sale’ will not be accepted.

All artwork must be appropriately framed and presented to a professional standard. EXHIBITORS ARE ADVISED TO CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR INFORMATION ON PROPER FRAMING INSTRUCTIONS

In the event of artwork framing not meeting the required standard, the Exhibition Manager’s decision to reject work is final.

Box canvases should be either painted or plain on the sides with no tacks or staples showing.

All hung work except boxed canvasses to have D rings positioned 1/3 way down from the top of the frame. Box canvasses to have D rings positioned 1/4 way down from the top of the frame. Picture cords must be fitted tightly for hanging.

Framing Tape only to be used on reverse of glazed work.

Each work must have 2 labels, both with the artist’s name, title of work, medium and price printed clearly (block capitals). One stuck to the back of picture, the other tied on with string long enough to hang over the front.

Any framed picture sold may not be removed while the Exhibition is in progress, except by special permission of the Exhibition Manager. If unavailable then the Lead Steward on duty will make the decision.

All MDF must be framed

 

OVERSIZE PICTURES

A maximum of 10 oversize pictures will be allowed in the Exhibition

These will be allocated on a first come first served basis

An exhibitor may submit 1 oversize picture as part of the allocation of 3 above and must PRE AUTHORISE their submission BEFORE adding it to the entry form by contacting the EXHIBITION MANAGER to ensure a space is available.

 

Copy and paste in to a blank Word document then print.

 

Artist in Residence

Saturday 11th to Monday 27th August 2018

If you would like to demonstrate your work as an Artist in Residence during the exhibition please fill in your preferences below. It can be for a single time slot or for a whole day but as space is limited it would be appreciated if you could be flexible at this stage. There will be a Lead Steward who will be in charge of arrangements each day. Please make a note in your diary of the dates you have offered and a confirmation will be made prior to the exhibition.

 

1st Choice Date ………………………… …. Day…………………………………….

 

10:30am to 1:30pm ………….. 1:30pm to 5:00pm ……………

 

2nd Choice Date ………………………… …. Day…………………………………….

 

10:30am to 1:30pm ………….. 1:30pm to 5:00pm ……………

 

3rd Choice Date ………………………… …. Day…………………………………….

 

10:30am to 1:30pm ………….. 1:30pm to 5:00pm ……………..

 

4th Choice Date ………………………… …. Day…………………………………….

 

10:30am to 1:30pm ………….. 1:30pm to 5:00pm ……………

 

NAME …………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

ADDRESS ……………………………………………………………………………………………

 

TEL No ………………………………………………………… E mail …………………………………………

 

MEDIUM ……………………………………………………………………………………………..

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS ……………………………………………………………………….

 

Please return this form to Dianne York, at e mail dianne_york@sky.com