"The Gay Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada Inc"
THE CENTER’S 6TH ANNUAL PRIDE ART SHOW AND SILENT AUCTION CALL FOR ARTISTS Presented By The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada a 501(c)3, Nevada non-profit organization CALL FOR ARTISTS: Y(our) Pride is Showing: The Center’s 6th Annual Art Show and Silent Auction will take place April 25, 2009 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (hereinafter referred to as "The Center") at 953 E. Sahara Avenue, Suite B31, Las Vegas, NV 89104. The Center is a community-based organization which supports and promotes activities directed at furthering the well being, positive image, and human rights of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community and its allies in Southern Nevada. THEME: Proud to Be…….. ELIGIBILITY: Only NEW ART WORK not previously exhibited in the Annual art show will be accepted. Artwork should relate to the theme, which can be broadly interpreted based on the media and the artist. Artist may enter artwork outside the theme, but only work relating to the theme will be judged. All two (2) dimensional art should be framed and ready to hang with proper hardware attached to the frames, unless gallery canvases are used. Sculpture and three (3) dimensional pieces will be accepted. If special display requirements are needed, these must be specified and provided by the artists. All artwork must not be in violation of copyright law. Maximum dimensions of work must be three feet width / depth and five feet in height. Maximum weight for sculptures in 70 lbs. Any artwork, particularly work completed in oil media must be completely dry and cured prior to submission. Any special handling requirements must be provided by the artist in writing. Damaged artwork will not be accepted. Any artwork left 30 days over the deadline for pickup will become property of the Center and may be sold to defer costs of storage. Sculpture must be stable. The Center does reserve the right to refuse any artwork that does not conform to the requirements above. QUANTITY: Number of submissions is not to exceed three pieces of art. NO EXCEPTIONS. AWARDS: There will be a first, second, and third place prize to be judged and awarded by a panel of jurors. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION of APPLICATION: Tuesday, April 3 at 7:00 pm to fax (702) 733-9075 or firstname.lastname@example.org. DELIVERY OF ARTWORK: The Center will accept artwork from Thursday, April 16 thru Thursday, April 23, 2009 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. No artwork will be accepted on April 25, 2009, the day of the event. The Center reserves the right to refuse any artwork that does not conform to the requirements above. ART HANDLING: The art show will be handled and displayed in a professional manner. PICK UP OF ART: Artists who wish to keep their work on display for the week of Pride and display at the Pyramid at the Government Center for the Pride Festival, can pick up their work on Monday, May 4 th,11:00 am to 7:00 pm. All others may take their work immediately after the show or the following Monday April 27th from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. SALES: Artists are encouraged to offer their work for sale. Sales are 60% to the artists, 40% to The Center. Please price accordingly. Pricing should be realistic, if you do not wish to sell your work, please mark it as “NFS” (not for sale). Prices cannot be changed once your entry has been received. The Center is not responsible for incorrect pricing after entries have been received. All sales are final. SILENT AUCTION: Artists are encouraged to donate one piece of work (separate from the entries) for a Silent Auction to benefit The Center. INSURANCE: Artwork accepted will be insured. The Center will examine each piece upon acceptance of artwork. PERMISSION: Permission to photograph and/or reproduce works for publicity and other educational purposes is considered granted unless otherwise stated in writing. Submitting the application with entries is deemed a release. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Any artwork left 30 days over the deadline for pickup will become property of The Center and may be sold to defer the costs of storage. ENTRY FEES: A Center Membership fee donation for up to 3 pieces is required. Exceptions will be taken on a case by case basis. Application form requests and questions can be emailed to email@example.com. (side note: contact Candice Nichols at 733-9800 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about Center membership.) ARTIST APPLICATION FOR ENTRANCE INTO THE CENTER'S SIXTH ANNUAL ART SHOW Artist Name: Phone: _____ Address: ___________ City, State,Zip:________________________________________________________________ Email: ___________________________________ Title of Piece: _____ Date of Completion: Price Valued At: $ ___________ Medium: _____ Dimensions: __________________________________________________________________ FAX this application to (702) 733-9075 or email it to email@example.com! Please attach a 3 line Bio to be included in the event program Make copies of this Application if more than one (1) piece is being submitted! This form MUST be filled out for EACH piece submitted