Call for entries! The ACLC would like to extend a call for entries for our annual Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition. The public is invited to view the exhibit in the galleries of the #LincolnCulturalCenter located at 403 East Main Street in #Lincolnton. The exhibit will be on display October 20th – November 15th.
Eligibility: All artists 18 years and older who are ACLC members may submit up to 3 entries for $15.
Non-members pay $30. Join ACLC today and receive discounted entry fees throughout the year.
Membership available at www.artslincolnnc.org .
Painting, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, photography, printmaking and fiber are eligible.
Presentation: All work must be properly framed or gallery wrapped with sides properly finished (no staples on sides), over an inch width, and properly wired for hanging. Mats must be neat and clean. 3D work must sit solidly on flat surface or be properly mounted. All works should be prepared in a simple, professional manner and be ready for display. Works should not exceed 48” in any direction. 2D works on paper should be matted and wrapped or framed under glass. Large oils or acrylics on canvas do not need to be framed, but should be stapled on the back and have painted edges, no saw tooth hangers, NO WET ART. Three-dimensional works will be limited to 200 lbs. and the artist is responsible for assembling and positioning heavy or large pieces.
Specifications: Works may be available for sale. A commission of 30% will be retained on all sales. All works will be juried by a judge. Artists will notified by phone to pick up any declined work by October 17th, 2014. Sold pieces will be removed at the end of the exhibit. Each artist will carry their own insurance if desired. Questions and concerns: Contact Shelly Johnston at 704 732-9044 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Liability: The ACLC will do everything possible to keep each piece safe. However, submission of an entry is at the artist’s own risk. Only a limited amount of insurance is provided. The declared value of the work must be reasonable and in line with the artist’s previous sales. It is suggested that an artist wanting more protection insure their own sales (some homeowner’s policies may include protection and should be checked).
Awards: 1st Place $300, 2nd Place $200, 3rd Place $100, 3 Honorable Mentions $25 each.
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 Entries Accepted from 10-2, 4-6
Thursday, October 16th, 2014 Entries Accepted from 10-2
Friday, October 24, 2014 Opening reception at LCC 6-
8pm, awards presentation 7pm
October 20- November 15, 2014 Exhibition dates
November 17-20, 2014 Pick- up works not sold in show from 10-2