Falmouth Art Center Autumn 2020 Open Juried Exhibition

September 24-October 21, 2020
Falmouth Art Center
Falmouth, MA

 

 

Falmouth Art Center’s Autumn 2020 Open Juried Exhibition will be held in the Falmouth Art Center’s Hermann Gallery September 24-October 21, 2020.

The Falmouth Art Center hosts a variety of juried exhibitions with the open juried autumn exhibition being held during the busy autumn season on Cape Cod.  Artwork will be hung in the main gallery, offering visitors to Falmouth Art Center an opportunity to view the selected images. Both 2D and 3D art work accepted, including photogrpahy.  

 

ENTRY IS BY WEBSITE UPLOAD ONLY:   https://client.smarterentry.com/falmouthart

Awards

$200 Best in Show

$100 each- four judge’s awards

 

Juror: 

Jackie Reeves

Canadian-born, Cape Cod based artist Jackie Reeves uses mixed media to bring together figurative and abstract elements in her art. She was raised in Montreal by architect parents and studied design art at Concordia University. Her artistic career began as a professional mural painter for corporate, private and public spaces. Concurrently, Reeves co founded the Plymouth Community Art Center. In 2010 she earned her MFA in painting at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and has since exhibited in solo and group shows throughout Cape Cod and in Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington DC and North Carolina. She has been profiled in numerous publications including the Boston Globe, Art New England, Artscope Magazine.  She is the 2016 recipient of the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod’s Fellowship award for Visual Arts. Jackie teaches mixed media drawing and painting at Cotuit Center for the Arts.  A resident of the United States since 1995, Reeves currently lives in Sandwich, Massachusetts.

Eligibility

Art must not have been previously exhibited in the Falmouth Art Center.

Artists may submit any number of original works. Do not submit art that has been completed under instruction, in classes or workshops. No copying.

Open to members and nonmembers. Members receive a discount. Please check your email notices from FAC with the discount code

Any art work exceeding 40 inches in either direction, including frame, is less likely to be accepted.

Please contact Falmouth Art Center if you require display unit for any 3D art

All 2D art must be framed and wired ready for hanging.

Any work normally glassed and exceeding 30 inches in either direction must be framed using an acrylic glazing (such as Plexiglas) only. Exception: Pastels exceeding 30 inches may be framed with glass. No clamped glass, cardboard, paste on or saw tooth hangers. 

Work not suitably framed may be rejected from the exhibit with no refund of entry fee.

Entry does not guarantee acceptance.

 

Fees

Members: $15.00 for the first entry and $10 for each entry after the first

                     To receive discount, members should use promo code received in FAC email notice

Nonmember: $20.00 for the first entry and $15 for each entry after the first

                         If you would like to join FAC, click here to purchase a membership.

Exhibition Dates – September 24 – October 21

August 3                      JPEGS due by 11:59 pm of this date

August 6-13                 Judge selects entries

August 17                     Notification of acceptance will be posted on FAC website.

                                        Notifications sent to artists by email from Falmouth Art Center.

Sept.18                        Shipping deadline for receipt of works shipped to Art Center.  All

                                    shipped work must be suitably packed and must include a prepaid

                                    return label and FAC entry label. Direction will be provided with acceptance letter

Sept. 22                       9-4pm Receiving of Accepted Works delivered to 137 Gifford Street,

                                        Falmouth MA

TBD                             Awards judging of the accepted artwork

TBD                             5-7 pm Awards Reception – *Falmouth Art Center will plan in accordance with

                                        state updates related to COVID 19 restrictions

October 21                  9-4 pm Pick -up of artwork not sold.  Shipped work to be packaged and

                                    sent within one week of the show closing.

 

                                   

Entering Your Images

The entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up.

Your image must be in JPEG format, at least 1920 pixels on the longest side and no more than 8MB. ENTRY IS BY WEBSITE UPLOAD ONLY  to enter online. If you have used Smarter Entry in the past you must log in as a Returning User at the bottom of the page. If you are new to Smarter Entry you must first register as a First Time User. After log in, choose FAC Summer Open Juried Exhibit, then follow the steps for payment and upload. Please add Smarter Entry and Falmouth Art Center to your safe senders email list to ensure notifications are received.

 

Sales will be handled by the Falmouth Art Center

Commission to the Falmouth Art Center

30% for members

50% for nonmembers

 

REGULATIONS By entering through Smarter Entry the artist agrees to the following: The Officers, Board of Directors and employees will use care in handling art work, but in no way are responsible for any damage that may occur in uncrating, moving or hanging art work. FAC reserves the right to reject any work which cannot be displayed in a safe and secure manner, (including poorly framed or wired work) or which does not fully reflect that which is portrayed on the jpeg. Accepted pieces may be used on our website in regards to this exhibit. Pieces will be listed for sale using the JPEG submitted. I understand that the FAC receives a commission on all sales.

 

Disclaimer/Legal —

  1. The Falmouth Art Center assumes permission for photographing and reproducing entries unless otherwise stated.
  2. The Falmouth Art and anyone connected to it will take the utmost care of artwork submitted but is NOT responsible for damage, loss or theft of artwork. The Artist should obtain necessary insurance.