Exhibition Dates: March 22, 2024 to April 27, 2024
Opening Reception: March 22, 2024 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
All work will be available for viewing and purchase in person and on our online gallery at JamesLibrary.org
EXHIBITION THEME: Open – Non-specific
Open to all mediums. All painting and drawing, media, sculpture, graphics, photography, ceramic, textiles, wood or metal work, and mixed media. Works should generally not exceed 72 inches in any dimension (including diagonal) or weigh more than 150 pounds. Works must be framed or otherwise ready for hanging/installation. Any sculpture or 3D pieces that require a pedestal must be included in entry and available for use should the piece be accepted.
All entries for this exhibit must be submitted online through entrythingy.com.
No pieces may have been shown or displayed previously at The James.
All works must be original, having been created within the last three years.
Artists, or an assigned representative, must submit accepted works in person. No exceptions. All pieces must be labeled on the back with artist name, title of work, and contact information on the standard form provided on the James Library & Center for the Arts website.
Any work accepted for the exhibition that is not deemed representative of what was presented in the submission process is subject to rejection with no reimbursement of entry fees. This includes any changes or modifications to the work.
All work must be available for sale. A 35% commission/donation to The James will be due within 14 days from close of the exhibit.
All pieces must be available for exhibit throughout the duration of the exhibition. No early pickups. No exceptions.
Large 2D pieces normally framed in glass that exceed 48 inches in either direction must be framed using an acrylic glazing (such as Plexiglas) only. No clamped glass, cardboard, paste-on or saw tooth hangers.
Due to safety concerns, any work found to not be suitably framed may be disqualified and rejected from the exhibit with no refund of entry fees.
Due to space constraints, all 2D pieces must not exceed 48 inches x 72 inches and 3D pieces must not exceed 36 inches x 60 inches. No pieces may be larger than 72 inches on the diagonal.
NOTE: Special exceptions may be requested in advance of entry. Email Art Gallery Director William Houser at: email@example.com
$15.00 per entry or 3 for $40.00
Limit 6 entries per artist
*All fees are non-refundable
$250.00 Best in Show
$125.00 Second Place
$75.00 Third place
*Four honorable mentions
January 17, 2024 through February 18, 2024 at 11:59 pm: Online entries accepted on entrythingy.com
March 1, 2024: List of accepted works will be posted on The James Library & Center for the Arts website after 8:00 pm.
March 6, 2024 & March 7, 2024: Drop off of accepted works during business hours. See website for current hours of operation.
March 22, 2024: Opening Reception, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
April 27, 2024: End of exhibition
Pickup of unsold artwork: April 30, 2024, May 1, 2024 & May 2, 2024: Pick up works during business hours. Check website for current hours of operation.
*Artists will be charged a $5.00 per day fee for any work not picked up by May 10, 2024
The James Library & Center for the Arts will use care in the handling of all work, but in no way is responsible for any damage that may occur in moving or hanging artwork. The James is also not responsible for any loss or theft of artwork. Artists should obtain their own insurance as deemed necessary.
The James Library & Center for the Arts reserves the right to disqualify and reject any work that cannot be displayed in a safe and secure manner (including poorly framed or wired work).
You hereby grant The James Library & Center for the Arts an irrevocable, assignable, worldwide, royalty-free right to copy, excerpt, adapt, distribute, publicly display, and use photographs of any works accepted for the exhibition, whether provided by you or created or modified by The James (including without limitation, images or photographs provided in the submission process) in The James’s publications and promotional materials in any and all forms and media, including on its website. The James Library & Center for the Arts will use its best efforts to include an attribution with the artist’s name and title of the work in any such use.
You understand that The James Library & Center for the Arts requests a 35% donation/commission for any pieces sold during the run of the exhibit and a 10% donation/commission for any pieces that sell within 60 days after the close of the exhibit and are sold as a result of being included in this exhibition.
By submitting artwork for consideration, you hereby agree to all said terms and conditions stated above.