As penned by Anaïs Nin, “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” Yes, artCentral Artists, the season for blooming is here! Are you ready? Now is the time to harness your spring fever, go into your studio and put your best energy into creating your newest masterpiece!
Our juried 2022 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION will fill the galleries of Hyde House June 3 through July 23, 2022. The Opening Picnic and Awards will take place June 3, Friday, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
May 22, Sunday, 2:00-4:00 pm: Delivery to artCentral of all artworks, entry fee paid and artCentral Membership paid/current with 3 completed ID labels for each entry. The ID labels may be downloaded at https://www.artcentralcarthage.org/2022-annual-membership-exhibition-3-june-23-july.html.
June 3 -July 23, Exhibition: Weekend Gallery Hours: Fridays & Saturdays 12:00-5:00 p.m.
June 3, Friday, 6:00-8:00 pm: Exhibition Opening Picnic and Awards
July 24, Sunday, 2-5 pm: Artist pick up for artworks not rotating into Satellite Galleries.
July 26, Tuesday: All unpurchased works will be rotated into artCentral's two Satellite Galleries to afford artists maximum exposure and opportunities for sales.
Open to artCentral Members only. Paid Membership must be current.
Only one entry per member with a digital image and three ID labels for each 2D or 3D work of any medium.
Entry Fee: $15.00 nonrefundable, paid before or at May 22, 2:00-4:00 p.m. delivery
Theme: An open call to artCentral member artists to present their finest artworks
Entries must be original (no giclées) and created in the last three years. No works previously shown at artCentral will be accepted.
All exhibited 2D work must be professional-quality framed or gallery wrapped all sides painted, not gesso, with choice of 1) continuation of image, or 2) solid color; wired properly and ready for installation. No sawtooth hangers or clip hangers will be accepted.
All exhibited 3D work must be ready for installation and accompanied by any special display/hanging requirements. Pedestals will be provided.
artCentral provides Wall Labels for all works. No artist labels or explanations will be displayed.
Size Restrictions: Over-sized or heavy works, over 50 pounds, may require the artist's personal installation with Curator's supervision.
artCentral reserves the right to refuse a work because of unacceptable presentation.
All work must be family friendly: no explicit nudity or pornography.
All art must be for sale. No works sold prior to exhibition will be installed.
Artists will receive 75% of sale price. Artists are responsible for their own sales tax reporting. A 25% commission goes to artCentral for the fostering of regional fine arts and artists.
Liability: artCentral is not responsible for loss or damage to artwork while in transit to/from the exhibitions in artCentral and in artCentral's Satellite Galleries and while on display in any of these venues.
The artist agrees to allow artCentral, at artCentral's discretion, to utilize photographs of exhibited work.
Mark you calendar for a spring outing to Hyde House. Come see SIGNS & WONDERS reported by visitors to cause smiles and even chuckles upon viewing! Through May 21, Weekend Gallery Hours are Fridays and Saturdays, 12:00-5:00. For more information call (417) 358-4404 or visit www.artcentral.org.