BLOOMING Submission Guidelines

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  • Show Dates are Friday, May 1 through Thursday, May 21, 2015.
  • This exhibit will showcase the beauty flowers.
  • The exhibit will be located at the General Gomez ARTS and Event Center, 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn, California
  • Prizes and awards will be given
  • Applications are due online or in person no later than Thursday, April 16, 2015.
  • Artwork submitted will be by digital image or (by mail or in person) photograph of the piece. No actual artwork will be accepted for consideration.
  • Each artwork submitted for consideration must be accompanied by a non-refundable entry fee of $25.
  • A collection of jewelry may be submitted as one artwork, provided it can be displayed within a 15″ glass cube.
  • The show will be publicized through local media, online and direct e-mail.
  • Artists are requested to submit a 250 word (maximum length) bio with the application for use in publicity.
  • All artwork submitted must be priced and for sale.
  • Entries will be juried for acceptance.
  • Notification of pieces accepted into the exhibit will be announced on Monday, April 20, 2015.
  • By entering, artist gives permission for images submitted to be used by General Gomez for publicity purposes.
  • Accepted work must be hand-delivered to the General Gomez ARTS and Event Center, 808 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA between 10 am and 8 pm on Thursday, April 23.
  • All flat artwork must be clean, properly framed and wired (“saw tooth” hangers are not acceptable) and ready to hang. Entry fee refunds will not be given for artwork which cannot be hung.
  • The show will be curated at the sole discretion of the Art Hanging Committee.
  • Artists are invited to “meet and mingle” with art collectors at the Opening Reception on Friday, May 1, from 5 pm – 8 pm.
  • Artwork sales during the show will be handled by the General Gomez ARTS and Event Center. Artists will receive 75% of the sales price. GG will retain as 25% sales commission.
  • Artwork sold during the show may be taken by the buyer, and the artist will be contacted and invited to hang a replacement piece.
  • Unsold artwork must be picked up on Monday, May 22, between 10 am and 1 pm at 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn, CA.