Call to Artists
December, Open Artists’ Showcase Dec. 5 – Jan. 1
Children ages 4 – 14 are encouraged to enter this show as well.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR December “Open Artists’ Showcase”
- INTAKE is Wednesday, December 4, 3 – 6 pm.
- Pick up of art Wednesday, January 2, 3 – 6 pm at the gallery. KAA cannot store or be held liable for artwork not picked up on January 2, unless prior arrangements have been made. KAA will not hold artwork beyond 30 days and after 30 days the artwork will become the property of KAA.
- THE ARTISTS’ RECEPTION will be held Saturday, December 7 from 2 – 4 pm. Plan now to attend the reception. The public, artists, family and friends are invited. Awards will be present at this time. Artists who are exhibiting works are encouraged to attend as the public enjoys meeting you and having dialogue with you. There will also be a raffle for many fun items.
THE FOLLOWING ARE GENERAL GUIDESLINES FOR ALL KAA SHOWS (Hosted Shows Exempted):
Keizer Art Association reserves the right to jury submitted art for suitability and as space limitations mandate. Please refer to guidelines below for further details. Each piece entered must have the artist’s name, telephone number, medium and the title on a card that is affixed to the back of the art.
- 2D, typically two dimensional pieces, such as: watercolor, oil, acrylic, colored pencil paintings and hanging fabric art.
- 3D, typically show width, height and depth, such as: fabric art, carving, modeling, or welding materials into a work of art (for example, a sculpture).
- Photography – Any image created within the confines of a camera and using camera related adjustments in post processing for lighting, contrast, color, sharpness, cropping, etc.
- Youth Art – Any of the above mediums entered by children 4 – 14 years of age.
- Digital Art – Includes photos edited and changed artistic filter adjustments in post processing, photo painting, digital collages, integrated art, digital painting, or any other artistic rendition using computer and software.
- All work must be original to the artist.
- All mediums are acceptable and it is open to all artists.
- Edges of unframed wall art must be suitably finished (no visible staples/jagged edges).
- Wall art must have a sturdy hanger. Examples of acceptable hangers which must be compatible with our hanging system: A wire in the top third of the piece of art or another built in hanger in the back of the piece of art. Sawtooth hangers are not acceptable, nor are wire hangers attached by tape. When there is a question regarding the appropriateness of the hanger, one of the board members at intake will attempt to hang the art. Their decision to accept or reject the hanger will be final.
- 2-D work must not exceed 48” x 48”. 3-D work must be freestanding and less than 50 lbs.
- Jewelry and other small objects should be displayed in a secure, professional manner.
- Artwork exhibited in this gallery within the past two years is not acceptable.
- Up to four entries per artist are permitted.
- Entry back must have card with artist’s name, telephone number, medium and title.
This exhibit is judged and ribbons will be awarded for best of show and judge’s merit award and first, second and third place in each of these media: 2-D art, photography, 3-D art, digital art and youth art. The decision of the judge(s) is final. A $50 award will be given to the artist of the best of show.
- Members: $10 for first piece; $15 for two pieces; $15 for diptychs and triptychs (a single work of art displayed on two or three panels}; $20 for three pieces; $25 for four pieces. Poster contest entries – $5.
- Non Members: $20 for first piece; $25 for two pieces; $25 for diptychs and triptychs; $30 for three pieces; $35 for four pieces.
- Youth: $5 for up to two pieces. This division is open to all youth (14 years old and younger).
- Commission fee for sales is 60% to the artist and 40% to KAA.
Entry Forms are available on our website, at the gallery or requested by email.
Keizer Art Association & Enid Joy Mount Gallery
980 Chemawa Rd. NEKeizer, Oregon 97303