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SVAC ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020


Application Available September 1, 2019


"2020...A Clear Vision"

Let's build on the success of last February's show and make 2020 the best ever.

Show Dates
February 4-18, 2020
Sedona Arts Center’s SEG Gallery.
Opens to the public on Thursday Feb 6, 2020

Dates to Remember:

Sept 1st:

• Entry form on line at SVAC website

Sept 18th (Wednesday):

• SVAC Meeting @ KSB 6-8 pm  All you need to know about the annual show and SVAC Business
Dec 9th:
• Entries close for the Annual Show 2020 - A Clear Vision
Feb 7th (First Friday):
• OPENING Reception 5-8PM

PROSPECTUS

19th SVAC ANNUAL FALL THEMED ART EXHIBITION THIS YEARS SHOW TITLE IS:

2020…A CLEAR VISION
FEBRUARY 6 – 17, 2020

Sedona Arts Center – Special Exhibition Gallery
15 Art Barn Rd., Sedona, AZ 86336
Opening Reception:  Friday, February 7th -  5:00 – 8:00pm

Gallery Hours:  10:00am – 5:00pm Daily


PLEASE READ THIS PROSPECTUS CAREFULLY

What does 2020…A Clear Vision mean to you?  Does it suggest visual acuity, perception, something metaphysical or seeing a challenge in a new light?  We hope that you will embrace the title and create exciting new work for this exhibition.

SVAC exhibitions are always a wonderful opportunity for members to get to know one another and it promotes SVAC. 

Will you be participating in an Open Studio Tour?  SVAC’s Annual Exhibition is a wonderful way to showcase your art work.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The electronic Application is available on the SVAC Website: www.sedonaartistscoalition.org

Co-Chairs:
Darleene Nelson (928) 254-1914 or darnh2ocolors@gmail.com
Laura Pokorny (928) 301-2503 call or text.
Exhibition Designer:  Taylor Hellmann (928) 282-1145 or
                                  taylor@sedonaartbydesign.com

APPLICATION DUE DATE:  Monday, Dec. 9, 2019.  NO late applications will be accepted.  LABELS for art work will not be changed after December 9th and will appear as submitted in the on-line application.  Be sure all information is accurate.

ENTRY FEE(S):  Due Monday, Dec. 9th.
Up to 2 pieces may be submitted. (Entering a 2nd piece is optional.)
Fee for 1st piece:   $35.00
Fee for 2nd piece:  $20.00
Both fees are non-refundable.  All payments must be made via PayPal on the SVAC Website.

ELIGIBILITY:  Paid membership in the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition.  Membership questions should be directed to Barbara Ragalyi, b.raglyi@esedona.net, or (928) 284-3367.

SALES:  Sales that are made at the exhibition will go directly to the artist and are not handled through SVAC.  All participating artists’ contact information will be available in the gallery.  It is acceptable to exhibit work that is not for sale.

ARTIST BOOK:  Show participants get two 8” x 10” pages in the Artist Book which can include an Artist Bio, Artist Statement, Images, etc.  These are due at Take-In, Tues. Feb. 4th.

GALLERY SITTERS:  Every participating artist is REQUIRED to sit the show for one shift.  Shifts are 3.5 hours, 10:00am – 1:30pm and 1:30pm  – 5:00pm.  If you cannot sit the show you will be required to pay a non-sitting fee of $15.00.

OPENING RECEPTION:  Friday, Feb. 7th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm
All participants are required to bring finger food items to share at the reception.  Also required is bringing a bottle of wine for the reception.  Please bring the wine to Take-In on Tuesday, Feb. 4th. You may opt to pay $20.00 for food and wine to be purchased by our committee for you. 

PRESS:  Images due Mon., Dec. 9th.
Artists are encouraged to submit an image of their art work submissions to be considered in marketing efforts to promote the exhibition.  Email your images (300 DPI, size 5” x 7” in high resolution) to Darleene Nelson: darnh2ocolors@gmail.com.


IMPORTANT SHOW DATES AND DEADLINES:

December 2019
9th Mon       Deadline for Application.  Fee & Press Image Due

February 2020
4th Tues        Take-In 9am – Noon (Bring Art Work, Artist Pages &Wine)
5th Wed        SVAC Member Meeting at the show 6 – 8pm
6th Thurs      Exhibition Opens to the Public
7th  Friday    Opening Reception, First Friday 5 – 8pm
18th Tues      Take-Down 9am – 11am.  Be on time.


ART WORK REQUIREMENTS:

UP TO 2 PIECES PER PERSONNo substituted art work will be accepted. If you plan a diptych or triptych, it must be arranged together as one single piece.  This can be done with a single, stable backing.  Diptych or triptych must be priced and titled as one single piece.

Art work must have been created in the past 6 months and not have been exhibited or appeared in a gallery or equivalent space in the greater Sedona area during that time.  All work must be your own original work, not done in a workshop or with an instructor.  Slightly enhanced or altered work will not be accepted.

LABELS for the art work will not be changed after the December 9th deadline and will appear as submitted in the on-line application.

 Art work CANNOT be re-arranged or changed by the individual artists once the show is hung.

NO SUBSTITUTED art work will be accepted.  Artists must bring the art work that they committed to the exhibition in the on-line application.

2-dimensional size requirements:

A maximum size of 48” High x 30” Wide x 5” deep (including frame). Art work to be hung on the wall must be properly framed and wired for hanging.  NO saw-toothed hangers.  The Hanging Committee will not hang inadequately framed work.  Scratched, damaged, and/or soiled work will be rejected.  Gallery wrap is acceptable. NO wet art work will be accepted.  NO art work can protrude more than 5” from the wall.  3-D wall art must fit within the 2-D requirements.

NO GICLEE PRINTS:  Only original art work will be accepted.

PHOTOGRAPHY:  Original photographs are acceptable. A photographic reproduction of original art work is NOT acceptable.

3-dimensional, Sculpture/Installation Requirements:

A maximum of 60” High x 24” Wide x 24” Deep (including base) if no pedestal is required.

A maximum of 48” High x 18” Wide x 18” Deep (including base) if a pedestal is required.

Sculptures/Installations can weigh no more than 50 lbs.

Let us know if you need a pedestal or are bringing your own pedestal. 

Art work may be hung from the ceiling.  If you are considering this please contact Taylor Hellmann at 928-282-1145 or taylor@sedonaartbydesign.com to discuss the specifics.


IN ORDER TO PRODUCE A WONDERFUL EXHIBITION WE NEED HELP IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS.  PLEASE CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING.  WE NEED YOU!

  • SCHEDULING
  • GALLERY SITTERS      
  • LABELS      
  • NAME BADGES
  • PRESS OPENING RECEPTION
    Set Up – Clean Up – Refresh Tables – Bartending
  • TAKE-IN – Check in Artists
  • TAKE-DOWN – Help clean up
For further information contact Co-Chairs:
Darleene Nelson 928-254-1914
Laura Pokorny 928-301-2503 call or text