JAC Members’ Show | CREATE/REACT

JAC Members’ Show 2017  |  CREATE/REACT
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Christian Potter Drury: Darwin’s dream
Member’s Show 2016 “Best in Show” Winner

 

November 2 – December 2, 2017

Opening Reception:
Thursday, November 2nd
6:00 pm – 8:00 pmChristian


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Christian Potter Drury, Darwin’s dream, 2017, acrylic, watercolor, ink, & pastel on canvas, 36″ x 48″

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday – Saturday
10am -2pm, or by appointment

CLOSED:
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 23rd

Gallery OPEN Friday, November 24th and Saturday November 25th: 10 am – 2 pm


2017 MEMBERS’ SHOW AWARD WINNERS:
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Best in Show:
John Fulweiler, Moment (2016), oil on canvas

1st Runner-Up: Ed Ferszt, The Fourth Element – Earth Plowed (2016), watercolor
2nd Runner-Up: Rebecca Siemering, Tuft Enough (2016), hand-fringed betting strips, dental floss

Honorable Mentions:
Susan Matthews, Own Grown (2017), cotton, wire, wool, spray paint, glow-in-the-dark thread
Wendy Wahl, Alternative Flora (2016), Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia paper, poplar
Lisa Barsumian, Clear Cut (2017), oil pastel on cardboard
David and Jennifer Clancy, Branches in Grey (2017), hand-sculpted glass
Lisette Rooney, A Night with Jack? Jackie (2017), photograph

 

CALL TO ARTISTS:

Suggested Theme: CREATE/REACT

Awards Juror: R. Tripp Evans,
Professor of Art History, Wheaton College
Board President, Providence Athenaeum

Prizes awarded!
Best in Show winner is awarded a solo show in our small gallery during Members’ Show 2018

All work that meets the requirements will be hung in the show.
All current members of the Jamestown Arts Center may submit ONE piece.
New Memberships and renewals will be accepted during registration.
Membership Fees: $25 Senior /Student  |  $35 Individual  |  $50 Family
$15 Entry Fee
All media accepted.

All work MUST:
•Be original in concept and execution
•Have been completed in the last two years (2015 on)
•Be properly prepared for installation (all 2D work must be wired)
•Be labeled on the back with artist’s name, title, medium, price, and date
•Not have been shown previously at the Jamestown Arts Center
•Be available for the duration of the show
Can NOT exceed 36″ in any direction

Work that weighs more than 50lbs will need special consideration, please call to discuss.
Work may or may not be for sale.
The JAC reserves the right to refuse any work it deems unfit for inclusion in a community arts center setting.
The JAC will take a 35% commission on work that is sold during the exhibit.

ARTWORK DROP-OFF:
Friday, October 27th, 10 am – 4 pm
& Saturday, October 28th, 10 am – 2 pm

ARTWORK PICK-UP:
Sunday, December 3rd, 12 pm – 4 pm
& Monday, December 4th, 10 am – 2 pm

You, or your representative, must be able to drop off and pick up your artwork during the times above.


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