2018 Call - 45th Members' Fine Craft Exhibition
45th Annual Members' Fine Craft Exhibition
This exhibition is limited to members of the Rehoboth Art League. Your membership must be active from the time of this submission until the end of the exhibition.
Please read the following prospectus. A payment of twenty dollars is required for entry into this exhibition. You may submit your payment online by credit card by clicking the SUBMIT PAYMENT button in the gray shaded area below. Click the link below the gray shaded area for instructions on payment by mail.
You may also submit your payment in person at the gallery desk.
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Application Deadline: June 11, 2018
The Mary Trimble Lynch, Best in Show, $100.00, and a spotlight show during the 2019 MFC Exhibition
This year's awards judge is Stewart Watson. Ms. Watson is an artist, a mother, a curator, an educator, a volunteer, a community advocate, and an Awesome Foundation Baltimore Trustee. She is both a founder and the Executive Director of AREA 405, Baltimore's best gallery in 2014. She is also a founder and owner of Oliver Street Studios, a 66,000sf artist community for over 14 years. She lives and works in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District in Baltimore with her talented husband and loving son Lego.
Stewart received her BFA from The Pennsylvania State University and her MFA from The University of Maryland. She is a prestigious Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize Finalist, 2014, exhibiting recently at The Walters Art Museum, The Contemporary Museum Baltimore, Randall Scott Projects, McDaniel College, and Marianne Boesky Gallery, NY. Watson has received Individual Artist Grants from Maryland State Arts Council in 2011, 2007, and 2001. She is the winner of the 2010 Sadat Art for Peace Prize, and the recipient of two special honors for her work in The Station North Arts and Entertainment District. She is a Trawick Prize finalist and a Trawick Prize semifinalist numerous times as well as a Sondheim Prize semifinalist in 2013 and 2015.
There is a non-refundable twenty-dollar ($20.00) entry fee for this exhibition. This fee allows a total of up to five (5) works to be exhibited at any one time. There are no discounts for less than five. Additional works may be added throughout the show to replace items that are sold.
Standards and Media
Participating artists may submit up to five (5) craft works including, but not limited to: pottery, baskets, ceramics, fiber, glass, hand-made paper, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media and wood. Crafts made from commercial kits or plans will not be accepted. Entries must be original and created within the last two years (i.e. no works earlier than 2016) and never previously exhibited at RAL.
Labels can be printed from a link at the end of this form. Make sure to place the labels in a place that is not visible when your works are on display. Small works such as jewelry may be securely tagged with smaller labels that contain the same information as above.
The Rehoboth Art League will provide an opening reception on Friday, June 15, 2018 from 5 - 7pm. Images of selected works will be used on the RAL website and in promotional materials. This includes the implied consent of the artist to allow the RAL to incorporate them into educational materials, press releases and other related publicity.
Although we make every effort to handle all works with extreme care, the RAL is not responsible for any losses or damages that occur to any works. No works in this exhibition can be NFS (Not for Sale).
Sale and Payments
The RAL shall set the artworks at the retail prices given by the artist. The artist will receive a sixty-five percent (65%) payment for the sale of any works. Payments are made on a monthly basis. The RAL will receive a thirty-five percent (35%) commission for any works sold during this exhibition.
Delivery and Pick-up
All artwork must be delivered to the RAL Henlopen Acres Campus between June 4 - 11, 2018. Only works delivered by June 11, 2018 will be eligible for awards. The RAL cannot store any boxes, packing materials, or be responsible for shipping works back to the artists. All unsold works must be picked-up between July 23 - August 2, 2018. Works not picked up by that date will incur a storage fee of $5.00/piece/day. The artist forfeits any works remaining at the RAL after two (2) months from the end date of this exhibition.