“SOUTHLAND SHOW” ~ ENTRY RULES 2013
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all living artists, members and non-members, who, in submitting work, automatically agree to abide by all rules and conditions stated as well as all Standing Rules for Twentynine Palms Art Gallery. All works must be ORIGINAL (copies of another artist’s work are inadmissible), completed within the last five (5) years and not previously entered or shown in any competition at the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery.
MEDIA CATEGORIES: Works suitable for an exhibition may be submitted. (Note: Judge has the right to re-categorize entries per his/her expertise.) A category must have at least three (3) entries for awards to be presented. One cash prize will be awarded per category, plus honorable mention ribbons (if appropriate) and an honorary “People’s Choice” award. Categories are:
 Painting – Oil, Acrylic
FEES: Three (3) entries may be submitted. Fee is $10.00 per entry. Students, high school and under, and Seniors 65 or older, pay $7.00 per entry.
SPECIFICATIONS: Wall exhibition entries must be dry, framed, and ready to hang by professional framing wire. Sawtooth, triangle, or other methods of hanging, will NOT be accepted. Wire must be of sufficient gauge for the weight of the work. Works must be secured in the frame. Tape of any kind, used to secure the work, will disqualify the work. Entries must not exceed 50 inches in any direction, nor be deeper than 12 inches. No works smaller than 8x10 inches will be accepted. Freestanding pieces must not exceed 60 inches or 50 lbs. Works with sharp edges, or with material that can cause physical damage to the Gallery, or to a human, must be enclosed in glass, Plexiglas or plastic.
PREPARATION: Each wall entry must have on the back the title, medium, size, date of completion, sale price, and artist’s name, address, and phone number. Other entries must have the same information affixed appropriately to the piece. A ticket provided by the Gallery must be attached to the front right bottom of each wall entry, and contain artist’s name, title of entry, medium and price. This ticket will be removed by the Hanging Committee. Tickets for other artwork will be attached appropriately and removed by the Hanging Committee
SALES: At least two-thirds of the submitted works must be for sale for the price indicated, and must be the sole property of the submitting artist. A donation of 25% is requested from all sales from a member artist, and a 33% commission from a non-member artist.
DELIVERY: Hand deliver to the Twentynine Palms Art Gallery, 74055 Cottonwood Drive (off National Park Drive), Twentynine Palms, CA, on Monday, October 28, 2013, between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. only. Works will NOT be accepted after 11:30 a.m. Every reasonable care will be taken to assure proper handling of entries. Twentynine Palms Artists' Guild assumes no responsibility for damage or loss. Artists may wish to secure their own insurance.
PICK UP: Entries may be retrieved AFTER the close of the exhibition on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, between 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. Individuals claiming work not their own must present written authorization from the artist. Unclaimed works will be placed in storage and the Guild assumes no responsibility for their well-being. Any work left longer than ninety (90) days shall become the property of the Guild.
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