posted Oct 20, 2013, 6:25 AM by League of Reston Artists Webmaster   [ updated Oct 20, 2013, 6:31 AM ]
Guest Artist Exhibition@Touchstone 2014
Exhibition dates availability:
January 2014January 3 – February 2, 2014 or
February 2014February 7 – March 2, 2014
June 2014June 6 – June 29, 2014
Occasionally one of the three gallery spaces within Touchstone Gallery becomes open and available to a guest artist or a group artists for a one-month long Guest Artist Exhibition@Touchstone.
Applicants are required to send digital images and sizes of the works they want to exhibit.
While no entry fee is required, a $2000 rental fee PER MONTH must be paid by the accepted artist(s) to reserve exhibition space of approximately 50 running feet of display wall. Work will be juried.
ENTRIES: Applicants should send digital images and sizes of all work they want to show. Images must be e-mailed in digital format: jpg, 72dpi, maximum image 1000 pixels maximum in either direction, with each image labeled with last name and piece number: (e.g.Johnson1.jpg, Johnson 2.jpg, etc). Accompanying the digital images must be an application form which will be numbered to correspond with the number on the digital images and must include: Artist(s) name, title, dimension, material and price.
ELIGIBILITY: This exhibit is open to artists 18 and older who can hand deliver and pick up their work.
ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS: All wall-mounted artwork must be original, suitably framed, and prepared for hanging.  No piece may weight more than 25 pounds.  Sculpture must be original and ready for presentation, not to weigh over 40 pounds. Installation works parameters will be determined individually according depending on materials and composition.
Application deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2013 by 12 midnight. (Must submit filled out application form that can be downloaded at  and e-mail it to along with images of the works you intend to show.)
Notification of acceptance: Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Non-refundable deposit payment deadline to insure gallery reservation: Payment by credit card over the phone at 202-347-2787 or in person by hand delivered check) are due by November 8, 2013 by 5pm. (We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club).
Exhibition dates:
In January 2014January 3 – February 2, 2014 (Preview: January 2, 2014) or
In February 2014February 7 – March 2, 2014 (Preview: February 5-6, 2014)
In June 2014June 6 – June 29, 2014 (Preview: June 4-5, 2014)
Opening Reception: First Friday of each month. Beverages to be provided by guest artist(s), no food allowed.
Delivery of artwork: Sunday – the week before - noon to 5pm. Include Artists Contract and the Application Form printed, completed and signed, and descriptive label for each artwork attached to the back and to the front (removable on the front). Each label should match the application form list by including: artist name, title, medium, size, and price.

Removal of artwork: Sunday – last day of the show - noon to 5pm. Work not picked up at that time will be charged $25/day storage fee. The Gallery will not be responsible for mailing or shipping unsold guest Artist's works.

SALES: The gallery will take a 40% commission on sale of all artwork.
LIABILITY: All reasonable care will be taken to assure the safety of the art work. However, Touchstone Gallery will not be liable for any damage or loss during delivery, exhibition, storage, or removal. The artist is responsible for insuring his/her own work.

Forms are attached below:
League of Reston Artists Webmaster,
Oct 20, 2013, 6:30 AM
League of Reston Artists Webmaster,
Oct 20, 2013, 6:30 AM
League of Reston Artists Webmaster,
Oct 20, 2013, 6:30 AM