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Art League Seeks Artists for National Juried Exhibition

Craft Hilton Head 2020, 7th National Juried Fine Art Craft Guild Exhibition, seeks 2D and 3D fine art craft entries that encompass exemplary creativity, experimentation, and imagination, showcasing what can be accomplished with few restrictions. Up to 90 works will be chosen by an esteemed juror based on artistic excellence, innovation, and originality. Over $3,000 in cash prizes will be awarded by a nationally recognized juror. This exhibition will be free and open to the public from October 6 – 31, 2020 at Art League of Hilton Head’s beautiful gallery located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, SC. The deadline for applications is August 12, 2020.

All entries will be juried from digital image. Each artist may enter up to three pieces of original artwork created within the last three years and never accepted into an Art League of Hilton Head juried show before. Only one piece of art per artist will be accepted into the show.

This exhibition is open to US artists, 18 years or older.

All information given on the original entry as to title, size and price will be accepted as final. No changes may be made once accepted into the show.

All exhibited work must be for sale and priced with intent to sell. A 40% commission to Art League of Hilton Head Island, Inc. will be retained on all sales that occur during the show, or as a result of the show.

Entries must be original in concept, composition and execution. Artwork created under the supervision of an instructor is not eligible. Artwork must not be copied in part or wholly from any published or copyrighted work. Giclées are not acceptable.

Any entry considered offensive or not meeting exhibition criteria may be rejected by the Exhibition Committee at its sole discretion.

PREPARATION FOR EXHIBITION

All works must be quality framed, and protected by Plexiglas where appropriate. Only pastel pieces may be covered with glass. Each should be securely wired and ready for hanging. Pieces may not exceed 48”x60” including frame or weigh more than 50 pounds. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Although pieces up to 48”x60” are acceptable, shipping pieces over 130” in overall dimension may be very costly. Check with your local shipping agent for charges and details.

If your piece is matted the mat must be white or off-white. A thin, colored inner line is acceptable.

Sculptures and other three-dimensional art must not exceed 48” horizontal and 60” vertical or weigh more than 50 pounds. NO EXCEPTIONS. Free standing sculptures should not need special mounting. Small works may be enclosed in a clear plastic case. Bas-reliefs must be wired for hanging.

If your entry is accepted, you will receive further instructions via callforentry.org regarding shipment or hand-delivery of your work with your notification.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF AWARDS

Art League of Hilton Head will host an Awards Reception for artists, sponsors, Art League members and the general public on October 7, 2020.

Art League of Hilton Head sponsors a wide range of cultural activities in the visual arts. For details about Art League of Hilton Head and membership information, we invite you to visit our website at www.artleaguehhi.org or telephone Art League Gallery at 843-681-5060.

 

When

Deadline to Enter: August 12, 2020
Cost: A non-refundable fee of $35 enables each artist to enter up to 1 application of 1 work and submit 1 image. Up to two additional applications may be entered for $10 each. Only one piece will be accepted per artist.
Exhibition Dates: October 6 – 31, 2020Monday-Saturday from 10am-4pm, Sunday from 12-4pm and 90 minutes before all Arts Center performances.
Awards Reception: Wednesday, Octover 7, 2020, from 5-7pm. Enjoy refreshments, meet the artists and award winner announcements. Free & open to the public.
 

Where

Art League of Hilton Head

14 Shelter Cove Lane Hilton Head, SC 29928 Telephone:  843.681.5060