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September, 2013

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Thanks to all those who attended and supported our 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser! Pancakes & bacon, silent auctions, instant photos and much more made it a great day down at Mahalls in Lakewood.

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Call for Art – Members Showcase 2013

The Cleveland Print Room is seeking member submissions for our unique 2013 Members Showcase: Off The Wall, December 6 – December 21, highlighting the work of the valued members of our organization.

ELIGIBILITY
This show is open exclusively to current members of the Cleveland Print Room. This is a free, non-juried exhibition to showcase the work of our valued members.

All members may submit at least one original photographic work for this exhibition. Non-members who are interested in participating in the Members Showcase may join at our standard membership rates (Individual: $35; Student: $20; Individual+one: $50; Family: $75; Friend of CPR: $100; CPR Sponsor: $250) when dropping off work for the show.

“OFF THE WALL”
The show title explains the manner in which the work will be sold during of the exhibit. Each member is asked to submit two photographic pieces. At least one will be hung and when one work sells, the second piece will be added to the gallery walls for sale. The weekend of the opening, Saturday & Sunday, December 7 and 8, is the ArtCraft Holiday Sale. During this once-a-year event, we open our doors at the Print Room to over one thousand art patrons hoping to find that special piece for the holidays. Thus, we will be selling members’ work directly off the walls. The Friday night opening event is scheduled to run in tandem with CAN Journal’s Winter Launch Party.

SCHEDULE
Delivery of Work: Saturday November 23, Tuesday November 26, Saturday November 30, Monday December 2 between 12:00 and 6:00 p.m.
Exhibition Dates: December 6 – December 21, 2013
CPR Potluck Mixer: December 10, 2013 6:30-8:30 p.m. (bring-a-dish meet & greet).
Opening Night Reception during CAN Journal Winter Launch Party: Friday, December 6, 2013 5-9 p.m.
Pick up work: Saturday December 21, Sunday December 22, Monday December 23 12-6 p.m.

SUBMISSION PROCESS
All current members of the Cleveland Print Room are eligible to submit two original photographs for this exhibition.

• Work must be delivered during the above listed dates
• Please complete the attached Members Showcase Entry Forms, or fill one out at time of drop-off.
• One form must be attached to your work and the other handed to the CPR representative upon drop-off.
• Each entrant must sign & date a CPR Artist’s Agreement form.
• Participants may join or renew upon drop-off if they do not have a current membership and will be allowed at that time to submit their work for this exhibition. Please be prepared to complete a membership form and provide a check or credit card information for membership fee if this is the case.

Members Showcase Entry Forms may be found here.

WORKS ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBITION
Work accepted for exhibition must meet the following criteria:

• All works must be properly framed and securely wired.
• Cannot exceed 24” x 24” including framing and mounting. However, size criteria can be subject to discussion.
• Arrive at the CPR gallery “ready to hang” or display.
• Be clearly labeled with a completed and attached Members Showcase Entry Form.
• Be for sale. CPR will retain 30% commission from works sold. Artists’ checks will be mailed within 30 days after the exhibition closes.
• Must arrive no later than 6 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2013.

FINAL DECISIONS
Decisions made by CPR concerning eligibility are final. CPR reserves the right to refuse any artwork due to content, any work it considers too fragile or heavy to exhibit, or that has extraordinary installation requirements. Prior to submission, please address eligibility questions to: info@clevelandprintroom.com

PICKUP OF ARTWORK AFTER EXHIBIT
• Unsold work must be picked up on Saturday December 21, Monday December 22, or Tuesday December 23 during the hours of 12-6pm.
• All works not retrieved by the pick-up dates will be placed in storage at the artist’s risk and expense. There is a $10/day storage fee for works not retrieved by the above-listed dates. All works not retrieved within 30 days following the close of the exhibition are subject to disposal at the discretion of CPR including public auction or donation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
If you have any questions or need further assistance please contact Shari at info@clevelandprintroom.com.
If you are unsure about the status of your membership or if you have any questions about the benefits of CPR membership or joining, again please contact Shari at info@clevelandprintroom.com.
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