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2022 Members Create Prospectus and Registration

Show Dates: April 1 – May 19, 2022
Prospectus on-line: Through February 24, 2022 | Midnight

An annual tradition returns! The GAAC Members Create exhibition is a showcase of members’ talent. The exhibition will be installed in the GAAC gallery; and it will also be viewable on the GAAC website. Members Create is open to current GAAC members.

Want to become a GAAC member? Click here for membership information.

Online Registration Begins

Online registration will open starting December 1, 2021. Registration is taken on a first-come/first-served basis. We will exhibit the work of up to 60 GAAC members. You may only register ONLINE via the GAAC website.

Online Registration Ends

On-line registration closes when all the exhibition spaces have been filled; or until Thursday, February 24 at midnight.

Submission Criteria

  • You may submit one piece of art, 2D or 3D.
  • An entry may be comprised of multiple units [e.g. a diptych]; but may not exceed the maximum dimensions or weighs described below. If offered for sale, a single entry comprised of multiple units must be sold for one price. The individual units may not be sold separately.
  • Applicants must attach a high-quality digital image of their entry on the on-line application. See the on-line application for file size instructions.
  • 2D work [e.g. painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, collage, fiber, mixed media] should not exceed 28” in width, or 65” in height.
  • Work intended to be exhibited on the gallery walls must be gallery-ready to hang when it is delivered.
  • For hanging: Use gallery wire. Entries with saw tooth hanging hardware will not be accepted.
  • No wet paintings, or warped canvases will be accepted.
  • 2D work is not required to be framed [e.g. work executed on gallery-wrapped canvases or mounted on cradled wood panels]; but this work is required to be gallery-ready to hang [see above hanging requirements]. If left unframed, the work’s edges must be tidy and finished.
  • 3D work must be freestanding and easily moved by one person. Weight should not exceed 35 pounds. 3D work intended to hang on the gallery walls should not exceed 10 pounds.
  • Please place an identifying tag on your entry with your name, telephone number, email address, and the work’s title.

Exhibition Calendar

Artwork drop-off dates [delivered by hand]: Friday, March 25; and Saturday, March 26. Time: 10 am – 2 pm both days.

Shipped artwork arrival deadline: Shipped work must arrive at the GAAC between Monday, March 21 and Thursday, March 24. Exhibitors are responsible for supplying a pre-paid return shipping mailing label.

Artwork pick-up dates: Friday, May 20; and Saturday, May 21. Time: 9 am – 2 pm both days.

Opening reception: TBD

Artist’s Statement: Exhibitors are required to submit a short [100 words max.] artist’s statement that provides viewers with some context for looking at the artwork. Please email your statement by February 24, 2022 to: sarahb@glenarborart.org

Registration Fee

The registration fee is $25. Artwork may be for sale. Artists set the price. The GAAC will retain 40% of sales; artist will receive 60%.

Register

Now, let’s get started!

  1. Register online for the “Members Create” exhibition using the form below.
  2. After submitting your registration, print out and complete the “Members Create” application. Bring a copy with you when you deliver your artwork.
  3. Pay the registration fee by adding the fee to your cart and going to checkout.
    • Submit Your Registration Form Here (click or tap to open)
      • Artist Information



      • Artwork

      • Size

        2D work should not exceed 28” in width or 65” in length. 3D work must be freestanding and easily moved, not to exceed 35 pounds.


      • IMAGE UPLOAD NOTE: Please submit the highest quality image possible. Visit the Photo Editing Resources page for tips and links to editing software.
        • 1200 pixels minimum on the long side [REQUIRED]
        • 5 MB maximum file size [REQUIRED]
        • File types accepted are jpg, jpeg, gif & png [REQUIRED]
      • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, Max. file size: 5 MB.


      • Terms and Conditions

      • Entry Procedure

        • Please read and accept this document to confirm your understanding of the terms, and to confirm your participation in this exhibition.

        • Work must be delivered to the Glen Arbor Arts Center by the drop-off dates designated in the prospectus. All work must have identification [ artist’s name, phone number, email ] on the back of 2-D work; or affixed to 3-D work.

        Sales

        The Glen Arbor Arts Center receives 40% of the retail price established by the artist, and the artist receives 60%. The Glen Arbor Arts Center will collect 6% sales tax on every sale.

        Exhibitor Agrees:

        • The Glen Arbor Arts Center will not be responsible for any pieces delivered in damaged condition.

        • The art submitted for exhibition will remain the property of the artist until sold.

        • It is agreed that due care will be taken of each piece of art submitted. However, it is also agreed that the GAAC, and/or its representatives, will not be held liable for situations over which they have no control.

        • The artwork will remain in the gallery for the duration of the show — the artist agrees to remove the artwork by the date indicated in the prospectus. The GAAC is not responsible for art left on our site past the pick-up due date and may take possession of the work after 30 days.

        • The GAAC is unable to insure works at this time.

        The Exhibitions Committee and the GAAC staff reserve the right to the final selection of works. Unaccepted work will be held until pick-up unless other arrangements are made by the GAAC.

        By checking the box below, you are indicating agreement to all terms and conditions listed, and that the artwork submitted is an original created personally by the artist. You are also releasing photographic rights to the GAAC for the purposes of promoting the exhibit and posting on the GAAC website and social media outlets.



      • Attention: You will need to add your registration fee to the cart on the next page after submitting.
      • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

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