"From the Land" Annual Juried Regional Exhibition

Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts cordially invites all artists - painters, photographers, sculptors, etchers, lithographers, fiber artists, potters, etc. to submit their work.

This year's exhibition theme is “From the Land.”

With the Mohawk Valley Garlic and Herb Festival as backdrop we seek works of art that depict our landscape and/or elements of our natural environment.

Four Entry Days Only: August 13, 14, 15, 16 -- Noon to 3:30 PM

Please deliver artwork to the MVCA office at 401 Canal Place, Little Falls

Entry Fee
There is a non-refundable fee of $15 for each entry you choose to submit. One artist may enter no more than two pieces and must pay $15 for each entry. Funds raised from the fee will be used for awards, judging, printing, postage and advertising.

Artists must live within a 100 mile radius of Little Falls. Work must not be over three years old and must never have been shown at MVCA. All work must be original to the artist, well framed and ready for hanging with screw eyes and wires securely attached.

2-D sizes are not to exceed 42" wide including the frame. Diptychs and triptychs must fall within these guidelines. Sculptors are not to exceed 24" wide x 24" long x 24" high. Large or heavy pieces must be handled/installed by the artist.

Artist will be notified by MVCA only if the work is NOT chosen by the juror for the exhibit.

General Terms and Conditions
Selections for the exhibit and the award winners will be decided by the judge. Artists whose accepted works are valued over $500 must provide evidence of the stated value in the form of a recent sales receipt for a similar work. No accepted works may be withdrawn by the artist before the close of the show. Any artist who removes work prior to the closing of the show will not be permitted entry for any future MVCA Regional Art Event. A 30% commission will be taken on sales during the exhibition.

Selected works will be on exhibition in the 401 Gallery, August 23 through September 27 during regular gallery hours: Wednesday - Saturday, Noon to 4:00 PM 

Juror Information
The judge for this year's competition is Dan Bacich, last year's Regional winner. His media of preference are pencil, acrylics and assemblage and his work has been exhibited widely in both solo and group exhibitions. Dan was a featured artist in MWPAI's 62nd Exhibition of Central New York Artists. In 2012 he was appointed Superintendent of the Fine Arts and Photography Exhibition at the New York State Fair. He has served as Juror of Selection for a variety of art competitions and currently teaches at SUNY Oswego, Syracuse and Cornell Universities. 

Three Regional Award Winners will receive cash awards totaling a minimum of $500. Prizes will be announced at the opening reception August 23, 2PM to 4PM. Additionally an ”Exhibition Award” – A Solo Show at the MVCA 401 Gallery will be awarded to an artist selected by the Fine Arts Committee.

We will not be held responsible for artwork left beyond the pick-up dates. Works are not insured past pick-up dates.

Pick Up of Works Declined: August 20, 21, 22 -- Noon to 3:30

Pick Up of Accepted Works: October 1, 2, 3, 4 -- Noon to 3:30 PM

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or call 315-823-0808.

Posted On: July 07, 2014
Listed As: Arts Forum