ARTinME, Statewide Fine Art Show
Boothbay Region Art Foundation’s upcoming fall exhibit, ARTinME is open to all full and part time Maine residents. This annual statewide exhibit welcomes entries from contemporary artists who work in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and mixed media. For this exhibit, digital and photographic entries are not accepted. Submissions are due October 1st by 11:59 PM. Roy Germon, Manager of Greenhut Gallery in Portland will serve as this year’s juror. Individual awards amounting to a total of $1600 will be presented during the opening reception on October 19th. Prizes will include Best in Show, Second and Third Place, and up to five Honorable Mentions.
Sponsors for ArtinMe 2019 are Sherman’s Books, Stationery and Gifts, Knickerbocker Group, First Federal Savings, Gleason Gallery, and BRAF’s Board of Trustees.
Eligibility & Criteria: Artists may submit up to 2 pieces. Original fine art in any media may be submitted, including but not limited to painting, sculpture, printmaking, fiber, mixed media, and ceramics. Photography and digital images, giclees and reproductions are not eligible. All works entered must be original work done in the past three years by the submitting artist. Artists should be full or part time residents of Maine.
Framing: Any framed work must be properly wired and ready to hang (ie. with two eye screws and steel wire). Saw-tooth hangers, “clip” frames or unstable frames are not acceptable for installation.
Email Entry Guidelines:
1. Enter by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with ”Art in ME” in the subject line.
- Include the following information in the body of your email:
Tell us if you a member of BRAF (*You can join BRAF when you submit your entry to take advantage of the lower entry fee.)
For EACH of your two entries list the following information:
Title, Medium, Size (h x w, add depth if 3D), Year Created, Price** or Value if NFS (not for sale)
**BRAF takes a 35% commission for pieces sold.
- Attach your JPEG images to the email. Each artist may submit up to 2 works of art. (You may submit more than one image for each 3D work if you feel it will help the juror understand the work. For 2D work please submit one image only. Please name your jpg image files using the following format before attaching them: “Artist’s Last Name_Title.jpg
- Pay the non-refundable entry fee of $40 (2 pieces) for non-members and $30 (2 pieces for current members of BRAF.
Use the “Add to Cart” button below or mail or deliver a check payable to: BRAF 1 Townsend Ave, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
October 1, 2019 at 11:59PM: DEADLINE for digital entry and payment of exhibition fee.
October 5, 2019: Email notification of work juried into the exhibition will be sent on or before this date.
October 13 12:00 – 7:00PM & October 14, 9:00AM – 12:00PM: Deliver artwork to BRAF.
October 19, 5:00 – 7.00PM: Opening reception
October 18-November 23, 2019: Exhibition on view at BRAF Gallery.
ABOUT THE JUROR
Roy Germon, Manager of Greenhut Gallery in Portland
Roy Germon had a rural upbringing in the foothills of the Berkshires in Northwestern CT. Drawn to more urban environs he moved to NYC to attend The School of Visual Arts where he earned his B.F.A. in illustration and painting in 1990. He stayed on in New York and worked as a freelance illustrator for the next 13 years. His illustrations were published widely in nationally in magazine, books and newspapers. While working as an illustrator he explored printmaking pursued his interest in art conservation but by the late 1990s had turned his primary artistic focus back to painting. In 2003 with a wife and two young children it seemed time to relocate to a less chaotic landscape to pursue his art and raise his family. Roy resides in Portland, Maine with his wife, daughter and son.
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