Saturday, January 15, 2011

Gardens and the Natural World

Deadline: February 15, 2011 (ONLINE) & (RECEIVE)

Gardens and the Natural World
Hillsborough Arts Council
HAC Gallery

Hillsborough, North Carolina
April 22 to May 21, 2011

The Hillsborough Arts Council seeks submissions for a themed exhibition, “Gardens and the Natural World,” to be held in the HAC Gallery from April 22 to May 21, 2011. The show is envisioned to include a broad range of plant and animal life from florals to botanicals to landscapes and beyond. 2-dimensional wall art and 3-dimensional items such as vases, bowls, plates, jewelry and garden or yard decor (bird baths, stepping stones, stakes, etc.) are all examples of acceptable items.

Artists living or who have studios in Orange, Alamance, Chatham, Durham or Wake counties are eligible.

-Original works of art, handcrafted by the artist
-Any media
-Work must fit through a 2.5’ x 6’ doorway.
-All works must be of material stable enough to withstand handling and exhibiting, suitably framed and/or prepared for installation.
-Artworks should be for sale and can be restocked periodically, as items are sold, throughout the duration of the exhibition.
-The HAC will take a 30% commission.

How to Apply
-The application must be completed and submitted online and materials mailed by US Post. Application is not complete until all materials are received.
-5 digital images on CD (7 inches maximum for longest dimension, 72 pixels/inch)
-Images do not have to represent actual artwork that will be shown in the exhibition.
-The CD along with the image script must be received by US postal delivery no later than 5 pm, Feb. 15, 2011. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
-$10.00 application fee which will go towards postcard printing of accepted applications.

The HAC Gallery Selection Committee will notify artists selected for exhibition via email or telephone by March 10, 2011.

Visit website to access links to online application and image script: