Call to Artists: 5th Annual Winter Holiday Art Exhibit

HolidayExh1aThere’s nothing like Christmas in July…well, maybe!  Northwest Minnesota Arts Council wants you to start thinking about Christmas and our 5th Annual Winter Holiday Art Exhibit!

The Exhibit will take place between December 02, 2015  and January 10,  2016.  All work must be submitted by November 28th.  Works must be dropped off at the River Walk Artists Gallery on November 28-29, 2015 between 2p-5p.  Special arrangement can be made if you need extra time.  Please contact Therese at (218) 965-4216 or the Arts Council Office at (218) 745-9111.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE? 

There are two ways to submit your works:

1. You can fill the entry form.  (Fill in your name and contact information, title of your work, medium, and price, and upload a photo or link to your creative submission.)

NWMAC_Winter_Holiday_Exhibit (download this file)

2. You can E-MAIL your name and contact information, title of your work, medium, and price, and upload a photo or link to your creative submission to tmjacobson16@gmail.com.

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NWMAC Winter Holiday Art Exhibit is open to ALL artists for submissions and there is NO FEE to enter.

What we are looking for: 2D work, 3D work, compositions (written and musical), and video!)

 

 

How do I participate? 

HolidayArtwork+GiftsaSubmit your work to the Arts Council Gallery by emailing: Your Name and contact information (email, phone, address), with title of your work, medium, price (if for sale), and a photo or link of your submission to tmjacobson16@gmail.com The dates for dropping off approved submissions at the gallery are Saturday and Sunday, November 29-30th.

May I show more than one piece?

Yes! Each participant may submit up to two pieces for the Winter Holiday Exhibit!

When can I drop off my piece?  

Delivery dates ofapproved submissions at the gallery are Saturday and Sunday, November 28-29th. The gallery is located in the River Walk Mall in East Grand Forks (across from Cabela’s).

Can I have more time than that to drop off my piece? 

If you need more time, special arrangements can be made to drop off works. Call 218-965-4216, or email tmjacobson16@gmail.com.

Can my piece be sold?  

Yes. Include a price with your artwork title, medium, and your contact information. Interested customers will be asked to contact you directly to purchase your work, and may take the work at the end of the exhibit.

How many artists have shown work in the past? 

Over the past four years, artists from all over northwest Minnesota from Hallock to Ada to Roseau to Fosston, and from the Grand Forks area have participated in the annual Winter Holiday Exhibit. About thirty artists have shown their works, but the exhibit is open to all artists and performers.

Is there a cost to participate?

NO!

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NORTHWEST MINNESOTA WINTER HOLIDAY EXHIBIT

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Please PRINT and COMPLETE the ENTRY FORM above or send the information requested below to the gallery curator at:  tmjacobson16@gmail.com.

Directions for completing the entry card:  

  1. Fill in the boxes in the top section legibly.
  2. You can enter up to two pieces of artwork. 
  3. There is NO ENTRY FEE.
  4. Please title your work. 
  5. Write your category and a general description (like black and white photo, or oil pastel, or original clay) in the following boxes. 
  6. For size, give the general dimensions of height, width, and depth.
  7. If you are interested in selling your work state the price, otherwise state NFS. 
  8. An entry sample (photo) must be submitted for each piece listed. Make sure your samples are labeled with your name and title; or Entry A/Entry B if untitled.  You can e-mail work samples to tmjacobson16@gmail.com.
  9. For more than two submissions, please send the information requested for each piece to tmjacobson16@gmail.com

ENTRY FORM

Mail by November 25, 2015 to the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council • 109 South Minnesota St • Warren, MN 56762.  Email Entry form to tmjacobson16@gmail.com

Artist Name

Home Phone

Address

Work Phone

City

State/Zip

Email

Web Site

If you are a student please fill in your age  and school’s name 

Artist’s Signature: ________________________________

Please do not use my art on any publicity materials.  

Title A:

Title B:

Main Category:

                                           

Main Category:

                                          

Medium Materials:

Medium Materials:

Size framed:

Size framed:

Price – if for sale:

Price – if for sale:

Entry Sample required

(take a picture of your artwork if it is not a photography piece, print out a copy and attach to this form.)

Entry Sample required

(take a picture of your artwork if it is not a photography piece)

enclosed

enclosed

Originality

completely original piece of art

 

Originality

completely original piece of art

 

mostly original: attach explanation

 

 

mostly original: attach explanation