I Am Woman 2024 – Exhibit Form

Exhibit Dates: April 24 – June 7 2024, 2024
Public Reception: Saturday May 11, 2024 • 6-8 pm, Awards announced at 7 pm

Deliver Art: Saturday, April 20 11 – 4 pm & Sunday April 21, 2024 1-4 pm

I Am Woman Judged Art Competition and Exhibit 2024 Artwork should speak to womanhood, the feminine experience or perspective, women’s issues, or the essence of being a woman.

ELIGIBILITY: All work Must be Your Original Creation (not under copyright by another artist) 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 criteria specified below. Art must be presented in a professional manner. Inadequately prepared art or artwork requiring special installation 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. Artists will be paid for work sold following the close of exhibition. Work may be listed not for sale.

SPECIFICATIONS: All work must be original, completed within the last three years. 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. (Larger work may be accepted depending on gallery space.) Works on paper (including photography) must be framed and protected by glass or Plexiglas. 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, reproductions, giclée’s, or copies. Unacceptable framing includes: clip frames, saw-tooth hangers, staples, string or tape.

PICK UP OF ART: Artwork must be picked up on the scheduled date. Artwork left beyond 30 days will become property of Southern Arts Society.

LIABILITY: Southern Arts Society (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 to all conditions in this prospectus.

JUDGE: To Be Announced

AWARDS: 1st Place – $250; 2nd Place – $150 3rd Place – $75; Merit Awards (3) – $50 each

Deliver Art: Sat April 20 from 11 am – 4 pm and Sun April 21 from 1 – 4 pm
Reception: Sat May 11, 6-8 pm, Awards announced at 7 pm
Exhibit Dates: April 24 – June 7, 2024
Pick Up Art: Sat June 8 (or usual gallery hours)

GALLERY HOURS: Tues -Sat 10 am – 3 pm

INFORMATION: Ph 704.739.5585 Email southernartssociety@gmail.com

PROSPECTUS: available at Southern Arts Society’s galleries and for download here