2015 Members Showcase: Off The Wall

2015 Members Showcase: Off The Wall

The Cleveland Print Room is seeking member submissions for our 2015 Members Showcase: Off The Wall, December 4 - December 18, 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 the exhibit. Each member is asked to submit one or 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 5 and 6, 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.

SCHEDULE

Drop-off of Work: Thursday November 19 through Saturday November 21, and Tuesday November 24 between 12:00 and 6:00 p.m.

Exhibition Dates: December 4 - December 18, 2015

CPR Potluck Mixer: Tuesday December 8, 2015 6:30-8:30 p.m. (bring-a-dish meet & greet).

Opening Night Reception: Friday December 4 2015 5-9 p.m.

Pick up work: Saturday December 19, Monday December 21, and Tuesday, December 22, 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 Members Showcase Entry Forms, or fill one out at time of drop-off.

• One half of the 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.

• Entry forms for this exhibition can be found here:  http://clevelandprintroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/2015-Members-Showcase-Entry-Form.pdf

• Members must also read and sign this exhibition agreement and submit it with their work: http://clevelandprintroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/OfftheWallagreement2015.pdf

WORKS ACCEPTED FOR EXHIBITION

Work accepted for exhibition must meet the following criteria:

• Have been created within the last 5 years.

All works must be properly framed and securely wiredready for hangingPlease also submit your work in some kind of protective enclosure – for example, bubblewrap or brown wrapping paper.

• Cannot exceed 24” x 24” including framing and mounting. However, size criteria can be subject to discussion.

• Be clearly labeled with a completed and attached Members Showcase Entry Form.

• Preferably 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 Tuesday, November 24, 2015.

Please contact Shari with any issues about these requirements.

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 19, Monday December 21, and Tuesday, December 22, during the hours of 12-6 p.m.

• 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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