Mystic Arts Center’s 57th Regional Juried Show

Mystic Arts Center

Entry Deadline: May. 5

9 Water Street
Mystic, CT 06355

Mystic Arts Center seeks entries for its 57th Regional show juried by Tim McDowell, professor of printmaking and drawing at Connecticut College. All media from all artists are encouraged to submit their work. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, May 16 from 5:30-7 p.m. Show runs May 10 – June 22, 2013.

Highlights from previous years include works of watercolor, pastels and photography. Over $2000 in cash prizes will be awarded. Original works, not previously shown at MAC will be accepted. The show was co-chaired by Karin Forde Whittemore and Gae Melford and is sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank.

Member Fees: $15; second entry: $10
Non-member Fees: $20; second entry: $15
Receiving: Sunday, May 5 & Monday, May 6 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Pick up unaccepted work: Friday, May 10 & Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Pick up: Sunday, June 23 & Monday, June 24 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

1st Prize: $500 2nd Prize: $250 3rd Prize: $150 4 Honorable Mentions: $100 each
Pamela J. Nelson Watercolor Award: $250 Otto E. Liebig Photography Award: $200 Mary Barthelson Pastel Award: $150
Edith Cowles Watercolor Award: $100 Robert Hauschild Watercolor Award: $100

The Katherine Forest Crafts Foundation Awards:
The Teddy Goberis Award for Excellence in Ceramics: $250 The Louise Forest Gibson Prize: $250
The Mabel Kingsbury Fentress Prize: $250 The Alice Clark Hubbard Prize: $250
The Joseph Gaultieri Prize: $250

Requirements: Two works may be submitted. All work should be original in concept and execution. All artwork must have been completed solely by the artist with no guidance from an instructor and may not have been worked on in class. All work must be current. No works previously shown at Mystic Arts Center (MAC) will be accepted. Artists must be 16 years or older All work must be suitably framed with wires and ready for hanging; no clips or saw tooth hangers. Metal frames must have hangers and wire. Work to be hung must not exceed 72 inches in either direction. Sculpture must be easily transportable, no more than 30 pounds. MAC reserves the right to rent the gallery for outside events and to move work, when necessary, for these events. No work may be removed for the duration of the show. While the utmost care will be taken in handling all works, MAC, its directors, and agents assume no liability for damage, loss or theft of submitted work. All artists are responsible for insuring their own work. MAC reserves the right not to include any piece submitted for entry. MAC retains 30% on all sales. A penalty of $10 will be charged for each work not picked up at the specified time. Unclaimed work will be disposed of at the discretion of MAC. The submission of works to the exhibition constitutes an agreement on the part of the artist or artist’s agent to these conditions.

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