APRIL 2015


Celebrate Spring

(Painters & Photographers)

 
DATE & LOCATION:
 
April 2015
10780 Parkridge Blvd (Parkridge 5)
Reston, VA 20191

Building will be open during normal business hours. All work is displayed in hallway/exhibit area on the first floor.


SHOW CHAIR:

Karen Hutchison


THEME:

Celebrate Spring


JUDGE:

Karen Rexroad, Photography and Mixed Media


DEADLINES:

Wednesday:  Entry form via website*
Saturday, 9:00-9:30am:  Drop-Off
Saturday, 9:00-9:30am:  Pick-up


*The Exhibit Chair needs time to print labels and prepare for hanging. If you are unable to submit your information prior to the deadline, you must email karenh8@verizon.net to make special arrangements. THINK about your info when entering online; it is recommended you print off the entry page for your records. NO alterations will be made to titles or prices after the deadline. If you are unable to meet these requirements, contact your exhibit chair immediately to make special arrangements. LRA will charge a $15.00 additional fee for art that is delivered and is not registered by due date.

The Parkridge 5 ownership has expressed that we limit the number of art pieces in the hallway and to display the art in a gallery style (no double hangings). Up to 3 pieces per artist can be entered. The first 20 registered artist entries will be accepted.


ENTRY FEE:

$25 – Members $45 - Non-Members. Up to 3 pieces per artist can be entered. See below for payment instructions.



ELIGIBILITY:

Paintings, Mixed Media and 2-D (suitable for wall hanging), and Photography. No giclees of paintings, only original artwork. No fine craft items. All work exhibited within the past 24 months at this venue are not eligible. All work should be of good taste for a public building. The venue and LRA reserves the right to unconditionally reject any work not deemed suitable for display based on content or quality.


AWARDS:

Cash awards at the discretion of the judge.


SALES & CONTACT:


LRA will retain a 25% sales commission on all sales including sales up to 30 days after the exhibit closes which are a direct result of this exhibit. And, of course, 6% sales tax is applied. Work will be sold at the price listed on the entry form unless marked “Not for Sale” (NFS). For more information, please contact our Show Chair for this exhibit at karenh8@verizon.net.


LIABILITY:

Artists exhibit all work at their own risk. The LRA and the venue are not responsible or liable for damage, theft or loss of an individual’s work from any cause whatsoever.


AGREEMENT:

All accepted work must remain for the duration of the show. LRA reserves the right to photograph work for publicity and use on the LRA website, Facebook page, etc. LRA is not responsible for works left after the pick-up dates following the close of the exhibit. Submission of any entry constitutes understanding and agreement with all of the conditions set forth in this entry form.


INSTALLATION:

All work must be able to be hung on the wall. All paintings must be framed, unless they are gallery-wrapped canvases. All photographs, unless canvas prints, must be framed and under glass. All work must be ready for hanging with a proper hanging system: eye hooks strung with wire on either side of the work. This should be located near the top back of the work and the wire should be tight enough that it does not show when the work is hung. LRA reserves the right to refuse work that is improperly presented or unsafe to hang. No clips front or back will be accepted. All work must be identified with the artist’s name, phone number, title of work, medium and price. Work that is wet will not be accepted.


PRESS PROMOTION:

If you would like to be included in press information, please send an email of your image in .jpg or .png format, at least 1200x1200 pixels, identified with the artist’s name, phone number, title of work, medium and price via email to publicrelations.lra@gmail.com.


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 Exhibit Entry Payments All exhibitors (member or non-member) must pay an entry fee that will be used to pay the costs of that exhibit.  Entry fees vary depending on the type of show and are explained in detail in each online entry form. Please consider making an additional donation to help pay for receptions and miscellaneous expenses.

To make an entry payment for any of the shows, please pay online using the payment buttons with each exhibit description. The Payment button will be visible while the exhibit is accepting entries. 
 
Or, please mail a check* to:

LRA
PO Box 2513
Reston, VA 20195
*Include the name of the show in the memo of your check

Regardless of how you choose to submit payment for a show, you must still complete the online entry form linked to the Exhibit description above.

You may report website issues to Webmaster.LRA@gmail.com.  If you have any questions about exhibits or requirements, please contact Exhibits.LRA@gmail.com.  See you at the next show!