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Paul Nigra Center for Creative Art
Fulton-Montgomery County Art Show 2017


UNTIL APRIL 16, 11:59 p.m. PST


Fulton-Montgomery County Art Show 2017

Saratoga Arts made this program possible with a Community Arts Grant

funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


Exhibition Details
The Fulton-Montgomery Art Show will feature works by artists that live or work in Fulton County or Montgomery County New York.  Works by community artists will be accompanied by a showcase of student art from the schools in the two-county region.  Community artists will be eligible for awards and student artists in grades 9-12 will also be eligible for specific award. The show is a recreation of a long-held show in Fulton County at the Congregational Church in Gloversville.  This show no longer exists so we are expanding the show to include Fulton and Montgomery County.  The show will run for a full month with a number of special events to encourage the public to visit and enjoy the artwork. Artist Barney Bellinger will be the shows featured artist.

Community Artists must live or work in Fulton County or Montgomery County New York to be eligible to participate.  Student Artist will be entered by their school art teachers. Members receive a discount on the entrance fee for community artists.

The fee for entry of up to three (3) works will be $25 for non-members ($10 per additional entry) for a total of five entries. Members of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts may submit three entries for $15 ($7 per additional entry) for a total of five entries.  Entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.

Entering Your Images:
All works must be suitable for hanging in the gallery at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts.  No unframed or un-wired pieces will be accepted.

Entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up.

Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.  Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space.  Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at:  www.OnlineJuriedShows.com/help.aspx.  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here:  https://onlinejuriedshows.com/Contact.aspx

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The show will accept up to three works for each artists and the jurors will be Brenda Dwyer, Curator and Gallery Coordinator, and Wally Hart, Executive Director of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts.

No categories for this show.

Sales of works are subject to a 20% commission that is payable to the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts.  This commission helps us offset operating expenses for the gallery.

Artists that deliver or attend the opening reception are eligible for discounted rates at the Holiday Inn in Johnstown under the name of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts.  Details are available by calling the Paul Nigra Center for Creative 518-661-9932.

Through the generous donations of supports, the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is able to offer three prizes to outstanding submissions. The grand prize is $100 and a membership to the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, while second prize is $50 and a membership and third prize is $35 and a membership.  Additional awards may be presented based on sponsorship and support.

1.    The open date for submitting work is March 1, 2017.
2.    Last date for submissions online is April 16, 2017.
3.    Notifications of acceptance:  TBA
4.    Drop off of artwork or arrival date by mail is April 26, 27, 28, 29 2017 from 9 am to 6 pm W, T, F, and 9 am to noon on Saturday April 29, 2017.
5.    There will be two receptions for the artists.  The first is the private opening for artists and their guests.  By invitation only, guests will have the first peak at the artwork and the chance to purchase any works that are for sale before the public is invited in.  This will take place on Saturday, May 6 (5-7 pm.)  The public opening and meet – the – artist’s reception will take place on Thursday, May 11 (6-8 pm).

All works must be of original design and copyright of the artist.

Insurance and Sales Tax - The artists are responsible for insuring their artwork and paying sales tax on any that are sold.  The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts will take reasonable care in the display of the artwork.
The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts reserves the right to utilize all images submitted to the Statewide Summer Art Show in promotion of the exhibition and for the general promotion of the Art Center without restrictions.

The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts may rescind the right of hanging any work unsuitably presented or misrepresented.