10th Annual National Juried Exhibition

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					                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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                           (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 for complete
                                                                                                                                                                                                    information. Limited space, so register early (see inside).

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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 (
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                T.R. Dickinson
October 16, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.                         How to Apply to Calls for Entry at CaFÉ         TM         Name ____________________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      forthcoming exhibit.
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           Phone: ___________________________________________
o Enclose a Resumé / Bio                                            for complete instructions and templates.
                                                                                                                            Email: ____________________________________________
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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Address _______________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Website _______________________________
                                                                                                                            With this form, I am submitting the following

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Cell __________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   E-mail ________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   State __________________ Zip __________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Name ________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Phone _______________________________
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          City _________________________________
  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
                                                                                                                            Title ______________________________________________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                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 ________

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   December 2009
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               or, email to                                or email to, (978) 589-3840
(978) 589-3840                                                   (look for confirmation reply)                               DO NOT REQUIRE SIGNATURE FOR PACKAGES

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