Annual art show opens June 9

2013-05-20T00:00:00Z Annual art show opens June 9Times Staff nwitimes.com
May 20, 2013 12:00 am  • 

CHESTERTON | The GFWC Chesterton Woman’s 62nd annual Art Show will open June 9 and continue through June 24 at the Chesterton Art Center. Co-chairmen for this year’s show are Judy Tyler and Jenny Gaff.

The cover artist for the show is Wendy Marciniak.

Rules for this year’s show are: Only original fine arts (paintings – oil, acrylic, watercolor-, drawings, pastels, freestanding sculpture, stained glass, original hand-pulled prints) may be entered. Artists must be 18 years or older. No classwork or work under the tutelage of an instructor will be accepted. No copyrighted material will be accepted. Work must be original in concept, design and execution. Published photographs may not be used as references. Work previously shown in the Chesterton Woman’s Club Art Show will not be accepted. Final interpretation of the status of work will be decided by the Art Show Committee.

Also, entries must be brought in between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 3. Each artist is allowed only one large-sized entry and one of smaller size. Artwork must not exceed three feet by three feet in size, including frame. No artwork will be accepted or hung unless properly framed and ready to hang with wire. No saw-tooth hangers are allowed. Sculptures must be free standing with dimensions limited to three feet by three feet by four feet with a maximum weight of 200 pounds and be of durable material. Artwork cannot exceed a value of $5,000 due to insurance regulations. Entries will be submitted at the owner’s risk, and in no case shall the Chesterton Woman’s Club or the Association of Artists and Craftsmen of Porter County be held responsible if damage or loss should occur.

A fee of $15 must accompany the first entry and an additional $10 fee for the second entry. Art work must remain in the Art Center throughout the show, June 9-23. CWC will receive a 20 percent commission on all sales.

Entries must be called for at the Art Center from 1 to 5 p.m. June 23 or 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 24. Neither the CWC nor the Art Center will be responsible for work not picked up during these times.

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