“Georgia Only” The Atlanta Fine Arts League's 5th Annual Juried

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					                                             Submission is by digital file only. Entrants     accepted. On the back of each painting,
                                             may submit up to three images for                attach a 3x5 card to the top right hand
                                             consideration. DO NOT submit images of           corner with your name, title, medium,
                                             work that is not available for display. If you   price and phone number.
                                             are accepted and withdraw your piece,            Juried work will not be hung if it does not
                                             you will not be able to exhibit in an AFAL       meet these guidelines.
                                             exhibition for two years. Substitutions          Delivery and Hanging
         “Georgia Only”                      will be not accepted.
                                             Size requirements: no dimension may be           Accepted work: deliver to RVAC between
 The Atlanta Fine Arts League’s                                                               10 AM and 12 noon, Saturday, August
                                             larger than 40 inches, FRAMED. This
  5th Annual Juried Exhibition                                                                6, 2011.
                                             means the outer measurements of your
   August 12—September 30, 2011              frame. Therefore, the largest piece              Shipping Artwork
  Roswell Visual Arts Center Gallery         permitted is one with outside frame              Out of town entries that are accepted will
      10495 Woodstock Road                   dimensions of 40”x40”.                           receive detailed information regarding
         Roswell, GA 30075
                                             PLEASE NOTE: All digital images will be          shipping.
Eligibility                                  printed and compared to the actual               • A fee of $45 for one painting in one box
                                             painting. If they don’t match, they maybe           or $50 for two paintings in one box is
This competition is open to artists 18 and
over, working in two-dimensional,            rejected.                                           required for all shipped entries to cover
representational fine art and residing in    Image Requirements                                  unpacking, delivery, pickup and
the state of Georgia. Please keep in mind                                                        repacking of artwork only. Return
                                             Emailed images are preferred. All digital           shipping instructions will be included
that the mission of the Atlanta Fine Arts    entries must be RGB/.jpg format, 300 dpi
League is to advance and promote                                                                 upon acceptance.
                                             resolution and 1500 pixels in the largest        • No glass will be accepted for shipped
representational realism in fine art.        dimension. In the body of the email or on           work. Plexi-glass only.
All 2D mediums, with the exception of        the CD, indicate the title, medium and size      • Artist is responsible for insurance.
photography and computer-generated           of the actual artwork AND the dimensions         • Shipping Agent will accept and return
artwork, are welcome to submit. Hand-        of the outer measurements of your frame.            boxes from UPS, FEDEX or USPS)
pulled prints, in numbered editions are      Only the canvas image should be seen in          • Shipped works must be received by the
permitted. Unfortunately, the RVAC hosts     the image. Make sure images are right               agent between August 1st & 5th.
children’s classes so no frontal nudes can   side up. If sending images on CD, use a             Accepted artists will receive shipping
be displayed.                                non-smearing pen when labeling. When                instructions along with their acceptance
Class and supervised work, abstracts,        saving your image, use the following                form.
copies (including giclees) and computer      naming convention:
created art are NOT eligible. All artwork    YourLastName.Title.jpg.                          Removal of Work
must be original in design and               Example: Smith.AppleswithKettle.jpg              All work is to be removed between
creation, and must have been created                                                          Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 10am-
                                             Framing Requirements                             12pm. No artwork may be removed prior
in its entirety by the hand of the artist.
Works previously exhibited in an AFAL        All accepted work must be properly               to that time. Please advise clients or
Annual Exhibition are not eligible.          framed, wired and labeled, and have a            galleries of the time frame in which the
                                             suitable backing-paper, cardboard, foam          painting will be on view. AFAL and the
File Submission and Jurying                  board, etc. No clip frames will be
gallery are not responsible for any works            AFAL, C/O Lisa Gleim
left after the pick up dates.                        3739 Cloudland Drive                           Awards juror: Damon Carter
                                                     Atlanta, GA 30327                              Damon graduated from the University of Georgia
                                                                                                    with a BFA degree and began his career as an
Insurance                                          • MAIL CD entries along with your                illustrator and graphic designer. Among his
Roswell Visual Arts Center and AFAL, Inc.            completed jury form, entry fee check           numerous honors are two finalist certificates from
do not carry liability insurance and                 and SAS envelope to above address.             the prestigious International Cleo Awards.
assume no responsibility for the                     CDs will NOT be returned.                      Damon’s passions for portraiture and plein air
                                                                                                    painting have become his prime focus, devoting
safekeeping of the artwork. The Artist             • DO NOT send entries via means that             his energies full time as a fine artist. Clients and
agrees to release the Roswell Visual Arts            require a signature. Your package              collectors of Damon’s work include such notables
Center and the Atlanta Fine Arts League,             WILL NOT BE PICKED UP AT ANY                   as Mr. Ted Turner, Turner Communications
Inc. from all liability including, but not                                                          Atlanta, GA.; The Mead Corporation, Dayton,
                                                     MAIL FACILITY!                                 Ohio; Kappa Sigma Fraternity, International
limited to, liability for personal injury, theft   • Please be sure to include stamped,             Memorial Headquarters, Charlottesville, VA; The
of/or damage to the artwork, or the theft            self-addressed envelope and make               Uncle Remus Museum, Eatonton, GA; and a host
of/or damage to the collection or the                sure to use proper postage on your             of private clients and collectors in the U.S., and
proceeds from its sale.                              return envelope.                               abroad.
                                                                                                    Damon has studied with such noted artists as
Sales                                              Image Deadline                                   Nelson Shanks, David Leffel, Burton Silverman,
The Atlanta Fine Arts League will retain a         Entries must be received no later than
                                                                                                    Richard Whitney, John Howard Sanden, Charles
commission of 20% for all sales during the                                                          Reid, Jim Schell, Marc Chatov, Scott Christensen,
                                                   June 15, 2010 by 5 PM EST. If you wish           Ken Auster, George Stricklland and Ned Mueller.
show or that result from the show.                 to hand deliver entries, please call Lisa at     The quality of his work has been recognized, both
Rights                                             770-919-7719.                                    locally and nationally, In 1989, he was honored as
                                                                                                    a finalist in the Artist Magazine’s National Portrait
AFAL and the Roswell Visual Arts Center            Dates to Remember                                Contest, from a field of over 10,000 entries. 2011
reserve the right to photograph and retain         EntryDeadline……..........…June15, 2011           portrait commissions include Ambassador Andrew
a set of images of the exhibit. Images will        Notification…..……..………July 15, 2011              Young. Another of his paintings was judged into
be used solely for educational,                    Delivery.….……..………..August 6, 2011
                                                                                                    the Oil Painters of America National Show coming
promotional, and documentation                                                                      in June of 2011.
                                                   Opening….……..……….August 12, 2011                 He is currently on the Board of Directors of the
purposes.                                          Removal ……………….. October 1, 2011                 Portrait Society of Atlanta and is a past president.
Entry Fees                                         Opening Reception                                He is also a very active member of the Plein Air
                                                                                                    Painters of Georgia where he paints on location as
Entries that DO NOT adhere to the                  The reception will be held on Friday,            often as possible.
guidelines in this prospectus will not be          August 12, 2011, from 7 to 9 PM, at the          Damon sells portraits through Portraits South in
judged.                                                                                             Raleigh NC. Landscapes and other works can be
                                                   Roswell Visual Arts Center Gallery.
• $30 non-member non-refundable fee                                                                 seen at the Lagerquist Gallery in Atlanta, GA; and
   for up to three images. Make checks             Cash and Product Awards                          the 1401 Gallery in Chattanooga, TN.
   payable to the Atlanta Fine Arts                There will be over $1000 in cash and             Damon believes a true artist never stops learning
                                                   product awards this year. Please watch           and he constantly studies the work of the Old
   League, Inc.                                                                                     Masters in museums, galleries, and his growing
• EMAIL digital images and jury form to:           our website for updates.                         library. Damon says he feels most alive, when in                 The AFAL Board will jury submissions for         the process of a painting going exceptionally well.
                                                   entry into the exhibit. Juried entries will be   He believes Picasso said it best with this quote:
• Enter “5th Annual Entry” on subject line.                                                         “Art washes away from the soul the dust of
                                                   judged for prizes by Damon Carter.
• Mail materials to:                                                                                everyday life”.

Name         _______________________________________________________________

Street Address__________________________________________________________

City_________________________________ State/Zip__________________________

Title                                                      Outside Frame Size (HxW)      Medium         Price
AFAL use
Artist must deliver all works of art accepted into the exhibition. All submissions must be available for display
during the entire exhibition. Failure to deliver all works will result in exclusion from future AFAL exhibitions for 2
years. By signing this form, Artist understands and accepts the terms and conditions of this prospectus.

Artist’s Signature                                                                                    Date

                                         Submission Check List
     1. Check for $30 non-member made payable to Atlanta Fine Arts League, Inc.
     2. Emailed images to or send a CD labeled with your full name
        and up to 3 images with “5th Annual Entry” in the subject line
           • Image size: 1500 pixels on the longest side and 300dpi
           • Image name: Artist+title and jpg format, i.e. SMITH.APPLESINBASKET.jpg
     3. Submission Form completed in its entirety- both sections with your name & artwork info must
        be returned to us and filled out completely.
     4. Self Addressed Stamped Envelope with current first class postage for notification results
     5. Make a copy of this form for your records.


         Atlanta Fine Arts League 5TH Annual Juried 2011-JURORS NOTIFICATION

YOUR NAME_______________________________________________________________________________________

EMAIL_______________________________________________ PHONE ______________________________________

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