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Juried Student Work Show

February 3, 2023, through February 25, 2023

Artist Reception: Friday, February 3, 2023, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

IMPORTANT DATES:

Call for Work:  Monday, 09/19/22 to Saturday, 11/5/22

Submission Deadline (EXTENDED): Saturday, 11/19/22

by the end of the business, 5 pm,

Artists will be notified by Saturday, 12/17/22

Artwork drop off:  Saturday, 01/14/23 to Saturday, 01/21/23 during store hours

Opening Reception: Friday, February 3, 2023,

from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

In conjunction with the Atelier at Arlene’s, the R Gallery at Arlene’s is accepting applications for our second annual Juried Student Work Show.  This exhibit will feature artwork done by artists who attended a class or workshop with our Atelier at Arlene’s program. The exhibit will run Friday, February 3, 2023, through Saturday, February 25, 2023, with an opening reception on February 3, 2023, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. We are thrilled to join forces with the Atelier at Arlene's and showcase the talent of our students. All the artwork will be selected with the help of an advisory committee featuring instructors of the Atelier at Arlene’s. 

 

This exhibition is devoted to artwork done by students of the Atelier at Arlene's. To ensure there is room for everybody, each a maximum of 11” X14” before being framed. Showcasing student work is important.  Not only to showcase the artist's talent but to give them the experience and confidence to grow as fully realized artists. Arlene’s is committed to developing creativity and supporting our local art community. We are tirelessly working on building an engaged audience of individuals who are serious about discovering locally-made art. To further celebrate, prizes will be given to Best In Show and two Honorable Mentions. 

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Juried Student Work Submission Guidelines:

Please read the guidelines carefully. Artwork that does not meet the guidelines will be disqualified. If accepted work does not meet the guidelines when received at R Gallery at Arlene’s, it will not be considered. No mail submissions will be accepted.

 

Submission Fee:

  • There is no fee to apply to the R Gallery at Arlene’s.

 

Artwork Submissions Criteria:

  • All artists wanting to submit work to the Juried Student Work Show must have taken or currently be enrolled in a class or workshops with the Atelier at Arlene’s.

  • All artists wanting to submit work to the Juried Student Work Show must submit a complete application prior to the deadline of 5 pm (EST) on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Each student will get at least one piece in the exhibit that will be selected advisory committee featuring instructors of the Atelier at Arlene’s. Any incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Artists will be notified by Saturday, December 17, 2022, as to which piece (s) was selected for the exhibition. 

  • We are open to all media but artwork cannot exceed 11” X 14” framed. Artwork outside these parameters will not be considered and the R Gallery at Arlene’s reserves the right to reject artwork that does not fit into this guideline after the fact. 

  • Each piece needs to be ready to hang or display. To show the artwork in the best way possible, we highly recommend that two-dimensional be framed.  However, if the work is done on a cradled panel or gallery wrap canvas and properly wired, we are prepared to exhibit as is. We are willing to talk with artists about their unique ways of displaying their work and come up with an agreement on how to exhibit the work. However, if the work is done in a traditional format we would highly insist it be framed.

  • All artwork must be original and done by the applicant. Open to all mediums.

  • Artists must submit an artist statement and bio.

  • Up to 5 pieces of the work intended to be exhibited may be submitted. Image file size must be at least 300 dpi and labeled in the following format: FristLastName_Title.jpg or FristLastName_Title.png. 

  • Exhibition List that corresponds to the images submitted. The list should include artist names, titles, mediums, sizes, year made, and prices (including 40% commission).

  • Applicants will be asked to provide links to their social media accounts if applicable.

  • The artwork submitted in the application must be the same work to be exhibited in the Juried Student Work Show. Artists are not permitted to change or replace pieces of the original submissions without prior permission from the R Gallery at Arlene’s.

 

Artwork Sales:

  • Artists will receive 60% of the sale with a 40% commission to the R Gallery at Arlene’s.

 

Visibility and Promotion:

  • Artwork selected for the R Gallery at Arlene's will be available to view and purchase in person at the R Gallery at Arlene's located inside Arlene's Artist Materials.

  • Artwork included in the program will be featured on the gallery's website, social media posts, and newsletters.