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National Greeley Art Exhibition
National Greeley Art Exhibition 2017



www.ngae-artshow.com

“Celebrating the Past and Embracing the Future”
April 28, 29, 30, 2017

DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL

MARCH 21, 11:59 p.m. PST

 

PROSPECTUS
The National Greeley Art Exhibition 2017 will be staged in the lobby of the beautiful Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley Colorado April 28, 29, and 30, 2017.   During this time a Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra concert has been scheduled bringing a large audience viewing YOUR art!  This will be our 51st year of staging the National Greeley Art Exhibition (NGAE) which funds scholarships for art students in Weld County.

ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS
Open to all artists who create original fine art including paintings, drawings, sculpture, and photography. All entries must be clearly identified, priced for sale, must have been created within the last 3 years, and be original works of art, not copied from other artists or published materials or with assistance from other artists. Giclees are not eligible.  Art must be framed and completely prepared for hanging with wire, no saw tooth hangers and no exposed glass edges. Gallery wrapped canvas with painted edges and plaque mounted art are accepted.  No three-dimensional pieces will be attached to floor or suspended from ceiling.

Accepted entries must match the accepted digital images or they will be disqualified.  Prices listed on the entry form may not be changed.   Your entry into the exhibit signifies a commitment to send the art that is accepted.  By not sending an accepted work you are denying another artist the opportunity to be included in the exhibit.  If you do not send an accepted entry you will be ineligible to enter future NGAE Exhibitions as determined by the NGAE Board.

CALENDAR OF IMPORTANT DATES
March 21, 2017     Deadline for Receipt of Applications by Online Juried Shows.
March 27, 2017     Acceptance Notification will be emailed on or before March 27, 2017
April 18-24, 2017  Shipped artwork must be received at "MAIL N COPY."
April 25, 2017        Hand delivery of accepted art 2:00pm-4:00pm
April 26, 2017        Hand delivery of accepted art 9:00am-11:00am
April 28, 2017        Opening Reception and Awards, Open to Public 5:00pm-8:00pm
April 29, 2017        Show Open to Public 11:00am-5:00pm
April 29, 2017        Show Open to Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra attendees, 6:30pm-9:30pm
April 30, 2017        Show Open to Public 11:00am-4:00pm
April 30, 2017        Pick up unsold art work 5:00pm-7:00pm
May 1, 2017           Pick up unsold art work 9:00am-11:00pm
May 2 and 3, 2017 Shipped Art work not sold will be shipped back to artists.

Info:  www.ngae-artshow.com, email info@NGAE-artshow.com

CATEGORIES
Acrylic
Drawing
Mixed Media
Oil
Pastel
Photography
Sculpture
Watercolor


Categories with less than 10 accepted entries will be combined at the discretion of the NGAE Board.

SIZE
Maximum framed size of 2D art cannot exceed 34"x42" (outside dimensions of frame) (or length plus width including outside of frame not over 76 inches).  Sculptures must not exceed 45 lbs. and not more than 18 inches x 18 inches at the base and not more than 3 feet high, nor require special installation.  Shipped art may not exceed 50 pounds.  Works exceeding size limits will be refused and returned at the artist's expense.   NGAE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALL FINAL DECISIONS REGARDING DESIGN CONTROL OF THE ACCEPTED ARTWORK.

ENTERING YOUR IMAGES
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:  www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Contact.aspx.

Please add Services@OnlineJuriedShows.com and
Manager@OnlineJuriedShows.com to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.

All artwork must be for sale.  The NGAE commission is 30%.  Work will be kept for the duration of the show.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

NON REFUNDABLE FEE $45 application fee to submit up to 3 images.  3 additional images may be added at $10 each for a total of up to six images.  Entry fees must be paid by the entry deadline.

ARTIST STATEMENT
Accepted Artists are invited to provide a one-page artist's statement to be included in the show notebook.

AWARDS
Over $2,000 in cash awards will be given.

LOCATION OF SHOW
Union Colony Civic Center Lobby
701 10TH Avenue,
Greeley, CO 80631

NOTIFICATION
All artists will receive notification by email after acceptance is complete.  Please follow the RSVP instructions on the acceptance notice so we know you have received notification.  Likewise, you can view your acceptance by logging into your Artist Profile after the notification date.

DELIVERY METHODS
HAND DELIVERED ART:  Accepted work must be delivered to UNION COLONY CIVIC CENTER, 701 10TH Ave, Greeley CO Tuesday April 25, 2:00pm to 4:00pm or Wednesday April 26, 9:00am to 11:00am. Late arrivals WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

SHIPPED ART:  Accepted artwork must be shipped by the following carriers, FEDEX or UPS, and received between April 18 and April 24, 2017.  NO PACKING PEANUTS!  It is recommended that fragile items be double boxed. Airfloat Boxes are highly recommended.

For those artists shipping their art: YOU MUST SEND A CHECK MADE OUT TO NATIONAL GREELEY ART EXHIBITION FOR $15 FOR GALLERY UNPACKING/REPACKING/TRANSPORTING FEE OF EACH BOX SHIPPED and included in your shipped box.

No C.O.D. shipments to "MAIL N COPY" will be accepted. Insurance is the responsibility of the artist for all shipping.  If artwork arrives damaged artist will be notified by telephone immediately.
Ship Artwork to:
MAIL N COPY
2032 35th Ave., Ste A
Greeley, CO 80634


PICKUP/RETURN SHIPPING

PICK-UP:  Unsold art work must be picked up at UNION COLONY CIVIC CENTER either Sunday April 30 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm or Monday, May 1 from 9:00am to 11:00am.   If someone else will be picking up your work for you, please send a note of authorization with them in order for the work to be released. Due to lack of storage, late pickups cannot be accommodated. A late fee of $10 a day for each piece will be charged for those not picking up their art at the designated date and time.

SHIPPING OF ACCEPTED WORK/RETURN SHIPPING
Unsold artwork will be returned with your prepaid shipping label.  If your shipping address is different from your mailing address, please include alternate street address on the form. Artists are responsible for additional shipping costs due to refused or returned artwork so make sure the shipping address is indicated if different from your mailing address.  We do not ship to PO Boxes. We do not return packages C.O.D.

***Insurance is the responsibility of the artist for both sending and return shipment. ***

Liabilities:
It is the artist's responsibility to obtain adequate insurance for your artwork.  NGAE will use the utmost care in handling your artwork, but will not insure any entry and assumes no liability for any damage, loss, or theft during the show. Union Colony Civic Center will not insure any entry and assumes no liability for any damage, loss, or theft during the show. Mail N Copy will not insure any shipped art and assumes no liability for any damage, loss, or theft during the few days your shipment is in their building before it is transported to the Union Colony Civic Center.

MARK BAILEY
Juror

http://baileypaintings.com

"Artist Mark Bailey’s painterly brushstrokes subtly define figures and objects within his works. His impressionist style captures an intimate portrait of his figures and the surrounding environment. Bailey’s cityscapes and interiors seem to glow with the energy of the city and its busy urban backdrops. His exquisite figures reveal an unspoken undertone of an individual story within each scene he translates onto canvas.

A favorite among collectors, Bailey was chosen in 2010 by Southwest Art magazine as one of “21 Under 31 Artists to Collect Now” and has since been a featured artist within the publication as well as American Art Collector, The Artist’s Magazine, and others. Bailey has also received acclaim in art competitions, earning Best In Show at the Governor’s Art Exhibit in Colorado and taking third place in The Artist’s Magazine’s portrait and figurative category.

Mark Bailey earned his Bachelor’s degree of fine art (BFA) from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and is a member of the American Impressionist Society and Oil Painters of America."