Celtic Twilight — March 17 to April 9, 2016

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Celtic Twilight

Celtic Twilight  was a variety of movements and trends in the 19th and 20th centuries that saw a renewed interest in aspects of Celtic culture. This art show reflects interpretations and expressions of Celtic nations where Celtic languages and cultural traits have survived: Brittany, Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, and the Isle of Man.

The show will run from Wednesday, March 17 through Saturday, April 9, 2016.  An opening reception will be held on March 17, 5-7 pm.

Artists are invited to submit their work for inclusion in this juried show. All media — both 2D and 3D — are acceptable for submission, including jewelry and clothing. The show intends to exhibit the spirit and essence of Celtic culture. The deadline for applications, including images, is Wednesday, March 2.

Submissions will be juried for acceptance into the show.

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in our first juried show of 2016 with Celtic Twilight.

Entries are currently being accepted for Celtic Twilight.

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OPEN TO ALL ARTISTS
Information

  • Best of Show $300
  • Other awards include: Gomez Golds for 2-D and 3-D, People’s Choice and Honorable Mention.
  • ENTRY FEE: $25 for 1 piece, $40 for 2 pieces, or $50 for 3 pieces.
  • Open for submissions: January 2, 2016
  • Last day to submit: Midnight, March 2, 2016,  online.
  • Notification of pieces accepted or declined will be announced  by Wednesday, March 9, 2016
  • Art work Drop-off: see below.
  • Show Dates: Thursday, March 17 through Saturday, April 9, 2016
  • Location: General Gomez L.I.F.E. Gallery, 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn, California.
  • RECEPTION:  Opening Reception on Thursday, March 17, 2016,  5:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Best of Show will be announced at the Opening Reception.
  • The show will be publicized through local media, online and direct e-mail.

Entry & Exhibit Rules Eligibility

  • Open to all artists. Work must be original, no copies of published work, no class or workshop artwork. No Giclees, and no art from kits.
  • Artwork submitted will be by digital image or (by mail or in person) photograph of the piece.
  • Accepted work must be hand-delivered to the General Gomez ARTS and Event Center, 808 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA between 10:00 am and 6 pm on Monday, March 14, 2016 or by appointment, no later than March 15, 2016.  Call regarding shipped artwork. Artist is responsible to initiate and pay for all shipping charges and crating fees.
  • Entries will be juried for acceptance.
  • The show will be curated at the sole discretion of the Art Hanging Committee.
  • Artists are requested to submit a 250 word (maximum length) personal bio including interests or facts about the piece of art with the application for use in publicity.
  • All artwork must be priced for sale.
  • By entering, artist gives permission for images submitted to be used by General Gomez for publicity purposes.

Exhibition Specifications

  • All flat artwork must be clean, properly framed and wired (“saw tooth” hangers are not acceptable) ready to hang. Entry fee refunds will not be given for artwork which cannot be hung.
  • A collection of jewelry may be submitted as one artwork, provided it can be displayed within a 15″ glass cube.
  • Sculptures over 50 lbs. are to set up by the artist. Installations must meet fire and safety code and free standing work stable and safe for viewing.

Commission

  • General Gomez AEC will retain a commission of 40% of work sold. Artists will receive 60% of the sales price. General Gomez is the art representative of the artist work in the show, including referrals from the show. Artists should adjust prices accordingly.
  • Artwork sold during the show may be taken by the buyer (other than award winners), and the artist will be contacted and invited to hang a replacement piece.

Removing Work

  • Accepted work must remain for the duration of the show and will only be released at the end of the show.
  • Unsold artwork must be picked up on Sunday, April 10, 2016  between 10 am and 5 pm at 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn, CA.