Tuesday, July 10, 2012

2nd Biennual National Juried Show

Let's get painting for our 2nd Biennual National Juried Show!  Deadline for entries is September 1st.

Check out ad in the August issue of The Pastel Journal.

In conjunction with the National Show, Doug Dawson  our Judge and Juror, will be conducting a three day Studio Landscape workshop October 15-17 ( Monday - Wednesday).  For information see Area Workshops in this blog or contact Mary Lopez at texaspastelsociety@yahoo.com.

 Texas Pastel Society
2nd Biennual National Juried Show Prospectus
October 19 - November 2, 2012
Art  Incorporated - Gallery of Fine Art - 9401 San Pedro - San Antonio, Texas 78216
Doug Dawson, PSA, Juror/Judge (www.dougdawsonartist.com)
Best of Show $1000 and other cash awards
Open to all artists 18 and over. Entries must be original from concept to completion( A copy of another artist's work, work based on photos not taken by the artist, work done under the guidance of an instructor or in a classroom setting is not eligible). No objectionable content. All work must be at least 80% soft pastel. No oil pastels. Paintings must have been completed no earlier than January 2010 and not have been exhibited in a previous TXPS Juried show or have received a major award.
Size: Image must not exceed 48" in height or width and must be firmly framed, under glass or Plexi-Glass(strongly recommended on shipped paintings), ready to hang. Art Incorporated will repair paintings that arrive with broken glass at artist's expense if time allows. No sawtooth hangers.
Artwork must be for sale.  Art Incorporated will retain a 30% commission on all sales.
Entry Procedure
Entry form, fee, and digital images must be received by  Saturday, September 1, 2012.
    Mail signed entry form and fee to Texas Pastel Society, P.O.Box 37066, San Antonio, Tx. 78237-9998.      
·       Fee:   member  3/$30    non-member 3/$40  (Fees are non-refundable).

     No CDs.  Attach one digital image per email.   Write "TXPS entry" in the subject line of email.
             Send to :  chaz.krause@gmail.com
·    File format must be JPG. File size not to exceed 1.8 MB; no more than 900 pixels height or width. TXPS will not resize.  Crop image to exclude frame and/or mat. Digital images must accurately represent your work.
 ·    Attached digital file should be labeled as: artist's last name-title.jpg.  Example: Lopez-Canyon Twilight Blue.jpg.         Email should include artist name, phone #, title, actual image size (HxW)
Notification of accepted works via email by Saturday, September 15, 2012                 
Receiving:  Art Incorporated, 9401 San Pedro, San Antonio, Tx.78216 (www.artincorporated.com)
 Hand-delivery -  Thursday, October 11,  10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Shipped - Pre-paid return label required.  Tuesday - Thursday, October 9 - 11,   10 a.m. - 5 p.m.        
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony
·    Friday, October 19,2012, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.    Awards 7:00 p.m. 
·    Art may be picked up no later than Tuesday,  November 6.
            Paintings to be shipped will be sent in a timely manner after the end of the show.
            Artwork will not be removed from the exhibit for any reason before this time.
Please print legibly

Entry 1_________________________________________________________Price__________Size___________
Entry 2_________________________________________________________Price__________Size___________
Entry 3_________________________________________________________Price__________Size___________
TXPS will reserve the right to use an image of the artwork for promotional purposes and for viewing on the TXPS blog (texaspastelsociety.blogspot.com), for up to 2 years from date on entry form.
Hold Harmless Agreement
The Texas Pastel Society will not be responsible for loss or damage of any artwork.  Insurance coverage is recommended.
I accept the conditions set forth in this prospectus

For questions contact:  Mary Campos Lopez at texaspastelsociety@yahoo.com