Beverly Bassford Memorial Show

Art League of Ocean City

Entry Deadline: Jun. 7

502 94th Street
Ocean City, MD 21842
PHONE 410 524-9433

Beverly Bassford was a former Art League board member who was passionate about the need for a new facility for the nonprofit to call home. After she passed away in 1999, her family established a prize in her name, which grew into the Beverly Bassford Memorial Juried Show. Artists may enter up to two pieces of original artwork for consideration: all media, 2D and 3D.

Exhibit juror: Jess Cross

Online Entry Deadline: Monday June 7, 4pm
*Artists will be notified by email of acceptance
Dates for hand-delivery of accepted work: Sunday-Monday June 27-28, by appointment
Exhibit dates: July 2-Aug 12, 2021
Artwork pickup: Friday August 13, by appointment
Please see below for shipping information.

Entry fee: $10 for members, $15 for non members per piece. Entry fees are non-refundable. Not a member yet? Click here to join. Benefits include discounts on classes and more!

Awards: Prizes awarded for Best in Show: $200, first place: $150, second place: $100, third place: $75, and 3 honorable mentions. All award winners will be invited to participate in our year-end “Best of 2021” exhibit during the month of December. Sponsored in part by the Worcester County Arts Council and Maryland State Arts Council.

Eligibility: Artist must be 18 years or older. Artists may submit up to two pieces of original artwork. Work must be created in the past three years and never before shown at an ALOC judged show. All hanging artwork must be securely framed and properly wired for hanging. The maximum outside frame dimensions may not exceed 36″x48″. Click here for complete exhibit requirements.

Sales: The ALOC receives a commission of thirty percent (30%) of the sale price of artwork and all sales of artwork exhibited must be processed through the ALOC.

Shipping: Accepted artists are responsible for hand-delivering or shipping their work to and from the ALOC and insuring it while in transit. Shipped entries must be securely packed (no styrofoam peanuts) and sent in substantial reusable containers. Pieces must be received by Monday June 28.

Return Shipping: Artists must provide a pre-paid return shipping label for the return of unsold items. Artwork left with the gallery more than 30 days after the close of the exhibition without return arrangements will be deemed abandoned and become the property of the ALOC.

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