5oth Annual Members' Juried Exhibit


The Red House Studios & Gallery
DELIVERY OF ENTRIES: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017   TIME: 10 am - 1pm
SHOW DATES: Friday, September 8 through November 11, 2017
PUBLIC RECEPTION: Friday, September 8th   TIME: 5 pm – 7 pm  Awards will be made at this time.
ART WORK PICK-UP: Tuesday, November 7, 2017   TIME: 10 am – 1 pm

THEME: This show presents artistic inspiration - the reason artists put paint to
canvas, knife to clay, and eye to the lens. Submit artistic works inspired by words,
poetry, prose, song, thought, or any written words. Do you use letters or phrases in
your work? If so, this show is for you! This show will truly be a collaboration between
the artist’s mind and the viewer.

Please submit your inspiration words (in 150 words or less) for display on a 5”x7” card
along with your artwork.(see under Entry Forms.) This is a requirement for each piece
submitted. We will have the card with your inspiration words printed.

We will again have a “small wall” for this show with artwork under 8”x10” including
Frame and selling price under $100. Free with standard entries.

Eligible Art Work: Original artwork in any style in all media by SVFAL members only is
welcome. This includes photography, mixed media, encaustic, collage, sculpture,
assemblage, clay, metal, glass, fiber, and wood. Also oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels
and pencil. Please, no artistic reproductions; original work only. Please submit only
artwork never entered in a RH show.

Hand deliver entries to the Red House Gallery, 310 W. State Street, Black Mountain,
N.C. (beside the Monte Vista Hotel) on Tuesday, September 5th, between 10 a.m. and 1
p.m. No late entries will be accepted.

Entry Fee: Up to two pieces submitted per member with an entry fee of $15 for one;
$25 for two. A 20% commission will be deducted on all work sold. One entry for Small
Wall is allowed at no cost with a regular entry.

Size Limits: Regular entries must be no larger than 42” wide including frame.
Artwork must be no smaller than 8”x10”(outer frame size) and must be ready to hang.
No easel frames! Small wall entries can be no larger than 8”x10” including frame.
Acceptable Artwork: All artwork MUST BE DRY, appropriately framed or museum
wrapped, and ready for hanging with wire. No saw toothed hooks, brackets, table
frames, and exposed glass edges are allowed. All 3-dimensional artwork must be ready
for hanging or be able to stand alone on a pedestal.

Forms: All artwork must be labeled with information attached to back or bottom
of entry, and duplicate forms created for Gallery staff and record-keeping. Please
use Prospectus provided forms.

“Images and Words” requires one inspiration form
(150 words or less) for each piece entered. If at all possible, get these to your curator,
Marianne Reninger at or Darcy Orr at before
the Entry Date. If not possible, you may submit with art.

Liability: While every precaution will be taken to avoid damages, all artists who
enter agree that the SVFAL, Red House Studios & Gallery and its members will not be
held responsible for any damage or loss of artwork. Please complete the Liability
Waiver Form under the First Entry Form. You must sign/date it and turn it in on the day
of entry. You need sign/date one Liability Form when entering this show.

Participation: SVFAL Members submitting artwork must work two (3-4 hour)
shifts per show in the Gallery, regardless of number of pieces submitted. By
sitting at the desk, each member, in volunteering their time, allows the Red House
Studios and Gallery to remain operational during our advertised hours. Please bring
your calendar to sign up for sitting when entering your artwork. Thanks!

Artwork acceptance will be at the discretion of the committee receiving entries.
All accepted entries will be on display at the Gallery, and must hang until end of
Show, unless purchased. You will be notified if you need to bring a replacement.

Pick-Up: Tuesday, November 7th, 10 a.m.-1p.m. Artwork must be signed out of the
Gallery Log Book when it is picked up. (We are unable to provide storage.)

If you have any questions, please contact Marianne Reninger(828-645-2974)
or Darcy Orr (669-1306), curators for this show.

Images and Words: Inspiration Form (150 words or less)

(Please complete entry form before you come to the Red House)




Please cut off this Liability Waiver, fill it out, and hand it in with your piece at Take In.

I understand that SVFAL is Not Responsible for damage to my Artwork.

Signature_________________________________________________________________ Date___________________







Thank you for entering our show. Your participation makes our show a success!

Please complete these forms before you come to THE RED HOUSE to enter your artwork.