A Fresh Look

Judged Art Competition and Exhibit 2020

Show us your most recent works taking a fresh look at the world around you, from real life to your wildest imagination. There is no theme.

ELIGIBILITY: All work Must be Your Original Creation (not from any copyrighted source), not previously exhibited in a judged show at Southern Arts Society (SASi), and completed within the last two years. Artwork must remain the duration of the exhibit. This is a judged exhibit. All entries will be displayed unless they do not meet the specifications below. Work requiring special installation or that is inadequately prepared may be declined.

FEE: (non-refundable) $20 members, $25 non-members, for two entries. Additional entries $5 each for members, $10 each for non-members (5 total).

SALES and PRICING: SASi will retain 30% Commission from all sales by Members, and 40% from all sales by Non-members. The artist will be paid for work sold following the close of exhibition (after Sept. 1st). Work may be listed not for sale (NFS). SASi encourages all entries to be for sale.

SPECIFICATIONS: Painting (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel), drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, mixed media and fiber are eligible. Two dimensional work is restricted to 48″ by 48″ including frame. Works on paper (including photography) must be protected by glass or Plexiglas and framed. All work must be properly framed, or gallery wrapped (sides properly finished), and wired for hanging. Mats must be neat and clean (no signatures or titles on the mat). Fiber art must be ready to hang, with rod supplied by the artist. Three dimensional work is limited to 2’x2′ of floor space, less than 6′ tall and weigh less than 50 lbs. Three-D work must sit solidly on a flat surface or be properly mounted for hanging. The following will NOT be accepted: wet paint or inks, duplicates, giclees or copies. Unacceptable framing includes clip frames, saw-tooth hangers, cardboard, staples, or tape.

LIABILITY: SASi accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage of artwork. Concerned artists should provide their own insurance coverage. SASi reserves the right to decline any works that do not meet our standards or specifications and to withdraw any work from the exhibition at its discretion. SASi reserves the right to photograph, video, and reproduce any entry submitted for educational, marketing, or publicity purposes. Entry in the exhibition constitutes agreement by the artist with all conditions set forth in this prospectus.

JUDGE: to be announced

AWARDS: First Place – $250; Second Place – $150; Third Place – $75 Merit Award(s) – $50 each; Awards will be announced virtually on Friday, July 9th at 4 pm

TAKE IN SCHEDULE: Deliver Art: June 23-24-25 (T-W-Th) 10 am to 2 pm,
Sat June 27, 10 am – 4 pm, and Sun June 28, 1 – 4 pm

EXHIBIT DATES: July 7 – Aug 14, 2020

PICK UP OF ART: Fri Aug 14 & Sat Aug 15, 10 am – 4 pm. Artwork must be picked up on the scheduled date. Artwork left beyond 30 days will become property of SASi.

PROSPECTUS: Available to download here and at Southern Arts Society.

CURRENT GALLERY HOURS: Tu–Wed-Thu 10 am – 2 pm. Please call to confirm.

INFORMATION: For more information, please call us at 704.739.5585 or email us.