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JURIED SHOW WILL BE MAY1 2024

at the Edwin Bemis Library, Littleton CO

PAINT BOX GUILD ANNUAL FINE ART SHOW

PROSPECTUS  

 

PAINT BOX GUILD 2024 ANNUAL FINE ART SHOW

CHECK IN AT 10:30 AM AT BEMIS

   

Paintings accepted for juried exhibitions by the Paint Box Guild will be held to the highest standards of originality in subject, composition and from the artists’ own photo reference. Paintings must have been done within the past two (2) years.  Paintings that have received any award previously are not eligible. They may be submitted if they have been entered but have not received an award.

LOCATION: The Edwin A. Bemis Public Library, 6014 S Datura St., Littleton, CO 80120. Paintings are due at Bemis Library at 10:30am on Tuesday, April 30, 2024.  Please arrive promptly with paperwork in-hand to facilitate the check-in process.

JUDGE: Jennifer Perlow is Director of Art Services for Design Studio Blue. Jennifer has juried many national festivals and shows over the last 20 years. She curates art for her many clients and uses her knowledge, passion, and commitment to help create healing spaces.

 

ENTRY ELIGIBILITY:  All submissions must be original work by the artist. No prints, giclées or photos will be accepted. If the artist is working from photographs, it must be from photos taken by the artist. Artists should be prepared to provide their reference photo(s) if requested. Works copied from other reference materials or done in a workshop where someone other than the artist has added even one brush stroke are not permitted.

Participation is open to active members only.  Business cards may be displayed on side tables in the exhibitor’s own card holder and on the back of the painting. 

 

THE HANGING COMITTEE: or jury, reserves the right to refuse entry to any paintings that do not meet PBG standards. Paintings must be in good condition, properly strapped (no saw tooth hangers or eye screws) and void of fingerprints and smudges.  Each member is required to complete two (2) PBG Cards printed clearly in black ink.  The first card is to hang face forward on the right-hand side just below the frame. Attach from the back with a strong tape such shipping or masking tape (no Scotch tape). The second PBG card is to be affixed to the back of the painting.  

Please review the instructions in your handbook regarding paintings, condition and framing requirements. 

 

SIZE LIMITATION:  Minimum 8”x10” (frame size). Miniatures framed in an 8”x10” frame or larger are acceptable.

PAPERWORK: Each member is required to complete a PBG Submission Form to be turned in to the designated committee member at the time the artwork is turned in.

 

NUMBER OF PAINTINGS:  One (1) to two (2) paintings per member only. Members may not remain in the room while judging takes place.

ENTRY FEE: A $10.00 per artist fee (not per piece) is due at the time the paintings are dropped off. Checks are made payable to Paint Box Guild and given to Treasurer, Linda Lippert.

BIN WORK:  Up to ten (10) pieces may be presented by juried-in artists for the reception, after which they must be removed. Bin submissions must be shrink-wrapped or placed in plastic sleeves and labeled. Bin submissions may include original works, giclée’s and prints. Sales are between artist and buyer with 10% given to PBG.

AWARDS:  Ribbons will be awarded for: Best of Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and three (3) Honorable Mentions.

RECEPTION: A reception will be held on Sunday, May 5, from 2pm to 4pm.  We ask that all members attend if possible.

 

REFRESHMENTS: Members will provide light refreshments, such as cookies and finger foods.  Please display your “Sunday Best.”

Paintings accepted for juried exhibitions by the Paint Box Guild will be held to the highest standards of originality in subject, composition and from the artists’ own photo reference. Paintings must have been done within the past two (2) years.  Paintings that have received any award previously are not eligible. They may be submitted if they have been entered but have not received an award.

 

LOCATION: The Edwin A. Bemis Public Library, 6014 S Datura St., Littleton, CO 80120. Paintings are due at Bemis Library at 10:00am on the date determined by the library.

Please arrive promptly with paperwork in-hand to facilitate the check-in process.

JUROR: Jennifer Perlow.

JURYING:  All submissions must be original work by the artist. No prints, giclées or photos will be accepted. If the artist is working from photographs, it must be from photos taken by the artist. Artists should be prepared to provide their reference photo(s) if requested. Works copied from other reference materials or done in a workshop where someone other than the artist has added even one brush stroke are not permitted.

 

AWARDS:  Ribbons will be awarded for: Best of Show, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and three (3) honorable mentions.

 

PAPERWORK: Each member is required to complete a PBG Submission Form to be turned in to the designated committee member at the time the artwork is turned in.  Each member is required to complete two (2) PBG Cards printed clearly in black ink.  The first card is to hang face forward on the lower right-hand side just below the frame. Attach from the back with a strong tape such a shipping or masking tape (no Scotch tape). The second PBG card is to be affixed to the back of the painting. 

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