Prospectus / Entry Form

“Our Fifty Second Year”

April 26, 27, 28, 29, 2018

PROSPECTUS

The National Greeley Art Exhibition 2018 will be staged in the lobby of the beautiful Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley Colorado April 26, 27, 28, and 29, 2018.   During this time a Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra concert has been scheduled bringing a large audience viewing YOUR art!  This will be our 52nd year of staging the National Greeley Art Exhibition (NGAE) which funds scholarships for art students in Weld County.

Please add info@onlinejuriedshows.com to your safe senders list to ensure email delivery.

ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS

Open to all artists who create original fine art including paintings, drawings, sculpture, and photography. All entries must be clearly identified, priced for sale, must have been created within the last 3 years, and be original works of art, not copied from other artists or published materials or with assistance from other artists. Giclees are not eligible.  Art must be framed and completely prepared for hanging with wire, no saw tooth hangers and no exposed glass edges. Gallery wrapped canvas with painted edges and plaque mounted art are accepted.  No three-dimensional pieces will be attached to floor or suspended from ceiling.

Accepted entries must match the accepted digital images or they will be disqualified.  Prices listed on the entry form may not be changed.   Your entry into the exhibit signifies a commitment to send the art that is accepted.  By not sending an accepted work you are denying another artist the opportunity to be included in the exhibit.  If you do not send an accepted entry you will be ineligible to enter future NGAE Exhibitions as determined by the NGAE Board.

CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES

March 21, 2017          Deadline for Receipt of Applications by Online Juried Shows.

March 27, 2017          Acceptance Notification will be emailed on or before March 27, 2017

April 18-24, 2017      Shipped artwork must be received at “MAIL N COPY.”

April 25, 2017             Hand delivery of accepted art 2:00pm-4:00pm

April 26, 2017             Hand delivery of accepted art 9:00am-11:00am

April 28, 2017             Opening Reception and Awards, Open to Public 5:00pm-8:00pm 

April 29, 2017             Show Open to Public 11:00am-5:00pm                                                 

April 29, 2017             Private Showing for GPO attendees 6:30pm-9:30pm                        

April 30, 2017             Show Open to Public 11:00am-4:00pm                                                

April 30, 2017              Pick up unsold art work 5:00pm-7:00pm

May 1, 2017                  Pick up unsold art work 9:00am-11:00pm                                            

May 2 and 3, 2017      Shipped Art work not sold will be shipped back to artists.

 CATEGORIES

  • Acrylic
  • Drawing
  • Mixed Media
  • Oil
  • Pastel
  • Photography
  • Sculpture
  • Watercolor     

Categories with less than 10 accepted entries will be combined at the discretion of the NGAE Board.

 SIZE

Maximum framed size of 2D art cannot exceed 34″x42″ (outside dimensions of frame) (or length plus width including outside of frame not over 76 inches).  Sculptures must not exceed 45 lbs. and not more than 18 inches x 18 inches at the base and not more than 3 feet high, nor require special installation.  Shipped art may not exceed 50 pounds.  Works exceeding size limits will be refused and returned at the artist’s expense.   NGAE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALL FINAL DECISIONS REGARDING DESIGN CONTROL OF THE ACCEPTED ARTWORK.

ENTERING YOUR IMAGES

You can enter your images online at www.OnlineJuriedShows.com
Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at: www.OnlineJuriedShows.com/help.aspx  For best results, make sure your image is 1920 pixels @72 dpi on the longest side.  Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space.  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please contact info@onlinejuriedshows.com or call 949-287-8645.

All artwork must be for sale.  The NGAE commission is 30%.  Work will be kept for the duration of the show.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

NON REFUNDABLE FEE $45 application fee to submit up to 3 images.  3 additional images may be added at $10 each for a total of up to six images.

ARTIST STATEMENT

Accepted Artists are invited to provide a one-page artist’s statement to be included in the show notebook.

AWARDS

 Over $2,000 in cash awards will be given.

 LOCATION OF SHOW

Union Colony Civic Center Lobby

701 10TH Avenue,

Greeley, CO 80631

NOTIFICATION

All artists will receive notification by email after acceptance is complete.  Please add info@onlinejuriedshows.com to your safe senders list to ensure email delivery. Please follow the RSVP instructions on the acceptance notice so we know you have received notification.  Likewise, you can view your acceptance by logging into your Artist Profile after the notification date.

DELIVERY METHODS

HAND DELIVERED ART:  Accepted work must be delivered to UNION COLONY CIVIC CENTER, 701 10TH Ave, Greeley CO Tuesday April 25, 2:00pm to 4:00pm or Wednesday April 26, 9:00am to 11:00am. Late arrivals WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

SHIPPED ART:  Accepted artwork must be shipped by the following carriers, FEDEX or UPS, and received between April 18 and April 24, 2017.  NO PACKING PEANUTSIt is recommended that fragile items be double boxed. Airfloat Boxes are highly recommended.

For those artists shipping their art: YOU MUST SEND A CHECK MADE OUT TO NATIONAL GREELEY ART EXHIBITION FOR $15 FOR GALLERY UNPACKING/REPACKING/TRANSPORTING FEE OF EACH BOX SHIPPED and included in your shipped box.

No C.O.D. shipments to “MAIL N COPY” will be accepted. Insurance is the responsibility of the artist for all shipping.  If artwork arrives damaged artist will be notified by telephone immediately.

 Ship Artwork to:           MAIL N COPY

                                              2032 35th Ave., Ste A

                                              Greeley, CO 80634


PICKUP/RETURN SHIPPING

PICK-UP:  Unsold art work must be picked up at UNION COLONY CIVIC CENTER either Sunday April 30 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm or Monday, May 1 from 9:00am to 11:00am.   If someone else will be picking up your work for you, please send a note of authorization with them in order for the work to be released. Due to lack of storage, late pickups cannot be accommodated. A late fee of $10 a day for each piece will be charged for those not picking up their art at the designated date and time.

 SHIPPING OF ACCEPTED WORK/RETURN SHIPPING

Unsold artwork will be returned with your prepaid shipping label.  If your shipping address is different from your mailing address, please include alternate street address on the form. Artists are responsible for additional shipping costs due to refused or returned artwork so make sure the shipping address is indicated if different from your mailing address.   We do not ship to PO Boxes. We do not return packages C.O.D.

             ***Insurance is the responsibility of the artist for both sending and return shipment. ***

Liabilities:

It is the artist’s responsibility to obtain adequate insurance for your artwork.  NGAE will use the utmost care in handling your artwork, but will not insure any entry and assumes no liability for any damage, loss, or theft during the show. Union Colony Civic Center will not insure any entry and assumes no liability for any damage, loss, or theft during the show. Mail N Copy will not insure any shipped art and assumes no liability for any damage, loss, or theft during the few days your shipment is in their building before it is transported to the Union Colony Civic Center.

Additional questions?  Please contact us at:     info@ngae-artshow.com