AWARDS ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Best of Show – AIS Award. .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . $3,000 There will be no exceptions to deadlines, specifications
First Prize . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . $2,000 or rules.
Second prize . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . $1,000 Participants
Third Prize .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. $750 Must be a current member of AIS for 2009. Membership
dues of $50 can be sent with application (downloadable
William Schultz Award for Oil . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . .. $500
American Impressionist Society, Inc. online) to, T.R. Dickinson, Treasurer, 856 Fifth Place,
10 Honorable Mention Awards .. . .. . .. . .. . .. . . $150 ea. Vero Beach, FL 32962. Memberships are open to all
Sponsor Awards: National Art Magazine Advertising impressionist artists and due January of every year.
10 Annual th space awards and product awards. Exhibition
National Juried Exhibition Oil, Pastel, Acrylic or Watercolor.
Works must be suitably framed, wired and ready for
JUDGE OF AWARDS
hanging. No glass. AIS and Saks Galleries is not
Quang Ho, AIS Master Artist responsible for loss or damaged work in shipments.
October 23rd to December 1st, 2009 Canvas size is not to exceed 24”x36”, or 864 square
Quang Ho’s reputation as a fine artist is widely known inches excluding frame. Submission of entries and entry
at the prestigious nationally and internationally by collectors, galleries, fee constitute agreement with all conditions set forth in
artists and students. His works have won many awards this prospectus.
including: the Artists Choice Awards (the highest of
honors) from the Artists of America Exhibition, the North Entry Information
West Rendezvous Show, the Colorado Governor’s All submissions are to be made online at
Show, and the Oil Painters of America Show. His www.CallForEntry.org. (See CaFÉTM INSTRUCTIONS).
paintings are highly sought after by collectors evidenced Entry fee: $50 for up to two artworks (up to 864 sq. in.)
by his numerous sell-out one-man-exhibitions. His works and one miniature works (under 40 sq. in.).
3019 East 2nd Avenue are in the collection of the Prince of Brunai and noted Entry fee is to be paid on CaFÉ site.
Denver, Colorado 80206 screenwriter Robert Town.
Visit www.AmericanImpressionistSociety.org for complete
information. Limited space, so register early (see inside).
www.SaksGalleries.com Kathy Cooper, AIS Signature Member, will help any
10th Annual National Juried Exhibition
AIS sponsored workshops in Denver before the show.
member convert slides to digital entry and enter for you.
Quang Ho Painting Demonstration, Oct. 24th 2009 AIS SHOW CALENDAR This digital entry service is available for additional fees
(see DIGITAL ENTRY SERVICE FORM).
Scott Christensen, plein air - Oct. 17th - 22nd
Mark these dates on your calendar
No exceptions will be made. Digital images are assumed to be accurate
representations of the entrant’s original art works.
Date of Exhibit begins Oct. 23, and ends Dec. 1, 2009
_______________ Artwork that differs markedly from the submitted image
Carolyn Anderson - Oct. 21st - 23rd
AIS Fall Denver Workshops:
Our goal: will be disqualified.
“To promote the appreciation of Impressionism through March 18 CaFÉTM will begin accepting AIS entries
Vero Beach, FL 32962
exhibitions, workshops and other media.” July 7 Entry Service Deadline (optional service)
_____ Artist 60%, Saks Galeries 30%, AIS, 10%
July 10 Deadline for digital entries to be received
Please price your artwork accordingly.
856 Fifth Place
at CaFÉTM (www.CallForEntry.org)
AIS membership is open to all Impressionist artists and All art work must be for sale.
any who would like to support Impressionism. July 27 Entrants notification will be mailed
Oct. 13-16 Saks Galleries receives work
All entries will be made at the risk of the entrant.
Emphasis is always on capturing light and color, Oct. 23 Opening Reception Care and caution will be exercised in the handling of
using broken brush strokes and thick impasto spots Preview and Awards from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. all art work. Neither AIS, or Saks Galleries may be
of color to create a held responsible for loss or damage. Insurance is the
Dec. 1 End of show
dazzling impression of the subject. responsibility of the artist.
DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORKS DIGITAL ENTRY SERVICE FORM
be listed on the AIS website, and to enter the
Out of town & local deliveries to:
Membership dues must be paid in order to
This panel is to be used only if you would like to pay
Send to AIS National Secretory/Treasurer:
Saks Galleries an extra fee to have someone submit your entries to
American Impressionist Society, Inc.
CaFÉTM for you. The fee for this service is $40 (plus $5
3019 East 2nd Avenue per slide if applicable).
Denver, Colorado 80206
Vero Beach, FL 32962
Do NOT use this form if you are submitting your
(303) 333-4144 entries yourself at CaFÉTM.
Make the $50 check out to,
Must be delivered by Tuesday, October 13 thru Friday,
856 Fifth Place
October 16, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to Apply to Calls for Entry at CaFÉ TM Name ____________________________________________
Gallery hours: 10-5 Tues through Friday and 10-4 on Address___________________________________________
1. Prepare your artwork images formatted to the
Saturdays. Closed Sunday and Monday. Image Preparation specifications. City__________________________St_______Zip: _________
o IDENTIFICATION TAGS to back of paintings. Go to www.callforentry.org/imaging_tips.phtml Phone: ___________________________________________
o Enclose a Resumé / Bio for complete instructions and templates.
o Enclose a UPS or FedEx prepaid return shipping 2. Create a profile by entering basic contact
label in an envelope. Paintings will only be returned information and creating a username and password Website: ______________________________________
via UPS or FedEx. The gallery prefers FedEx. FedEx to CaFÉTM (register at www.callforentry.org).
With this form, I am submitting the following
State __________________ Zip __________
and UPS now require an account with a credit card. 3. Upload digital images of your artwork to your image (please check one):
Please print and fill in all the information
Package your paintings well. We will reuse your portfolio.
below to update our records. Thank you!
o I have enclosed a CD of my jpg images and,
original packing for the return.
4. Apply to American Impressionist Society, Inc. • a $50 check (entry fee) made out to AIS, Inc.
Further shipping instructions supplied to accepted artists. 10th Annual Juried Exhibition at Saks Galleries • a $40 check (upload charge) made out to Kathy Cooper
Absolutely NO peanuts. 5. Select up to 3 images from your image portfolio o I have enclosed slides and,
Unsold paintings will be shipped to artists by Dec. 18th. to apply to the AIS 9th Annual National Juried • a $50 check (entry fee) made out to AIS, Inc.
Exhibition. • a second check (upload & slide scan charge) made out to
Removal for local Entries
Local entries must pick up art work that has not sold on 6. Submit an application online. Kathy Cooper for one of the following: (check one):
o one slide - $40 Uploading Fee + $5 = $45
Wednesday December 2nd between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. 7. Pay the $50 entry fee online with a credit card or o two slides - $40 Uploading Fee + $10 = $50
mail in a check (payable to AIS) to T.R. Dickinson,
CATALOG Tres., 856 Fifth Place, Vero Beach FL 32962.
o three slides - $40 Uploading Fee + $15 = $55
The AIS will publish a catalog (either digital CD or Print clearly on each slide: name, title, size, medium, and
Artists receive email notifications when their a red dot in the upper right corner. If you would like your
printed) of the exhibition. Each entering artists will slides returned to you, provide a SASE.
applications have been received and when they have
receive one complimentary CD. Additional copies may
been accepted or declined.
be ordered for a fee. Title ______________________________________________
Artists can view their application status at any time on
p As an Associate member, I am applying for
Signature Membership status, as I have been
Signature membership is acquired each January,
Associate Member, and being accepted into 3 AIS
Medium ____________ Size H_____W_____ Price $_______
an AIS Associate Member for 3 consecutive
the My CaFÉTM Entries page and can choose to accept
by completing the 3 consecutive years as an AIS
p New Associate Application ($50), or
national juried show the following years:
years and have been accepted in the AIS
Southwest Art Magazine and American Art Collector will or decline invitations
2009 Membership Form
Annual Membership dues January -
p Current Signature Member ($50)
offer AIS members special rates for the October issues. Medium ____________ Size H_____W_____ Price $______
Need online entry help?
p Renew Associate ($50), or
If you would like to take advantage of a Digital Entry Title ______________________________________________
Quang Ho paintng demonstration, Oct. 24th Service and have someone else do this for you, fill out Medium ____________ Size H_____W_____ Price $______
Scott Christensen, plein air - Oct. 18th - 22nd $900 the DIGITAL ENTRY SERVICE FORM (right) and mail By submitting this application, you are agreeing to these terms
_____ , _____ , _____ .
Carolyn Anderson - Oct. 21st - 23rd $450 the materials (digital files on CD or slides) to address
of the show prospectus.
national juried shows.
below. Materials must be received by July 7 to Signature _______________________ Date ________
QUESTIONS? Kathy Cooper Send CD and slide entries with this completed form
Kathy Cooper, AIS LaNell Arndt, AIS 23 Morrison Lane, Westford, MA 01886 (must be received by July 7th, 2009) to:
AIS President / Show Chair AIS Co-Show Chair Kathy Cooper, 23 Morrison Lane, Westford, MA 01886
email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org or, email to email@example.com or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, (978) 589-3840
(978) 589-3840 (look for confirmation reply) DO NOT REQUIRE SIGNATURE FOR PACKAGES