2nd Annual Tri-County Art Guild Competition
PREMIUMS PAID TO FOLLOWING PLACES:
- First Prize: $1,000
- Second Prize: $400
- Third Prize: $300
- Honorable Mention: $50
- Honorable Mention: $50
Rules of Exhibit (subject to changes)
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!!!
- Entries (limit – two per artist) may be paintings, drawings, or sculpture in any media and should be no more than two years old.
- Only ORIGINAL work is acceptable. Copies of paintings or drawings will be disqualified. Computer manipulated photographic art will be accepted. Traditional photography should be entered in the Alabama National Fair photography exhibition.
- Any work that has been previously exhibited in the Alabama National Fair Art Exhibit will be disqualified. Entries will be exhibited according to space available.
- The Judge and the Alabama National Fair & Agricultural Exposition, Inc. reserve the right to refuse entries.
- Contestants must be 18 years of age or older by January 1, 2017.
- Reasonable care will be used at all times in handling entries, but entries will not be insured. Neither the Montgomery, Prattville, Wetumpka Art Guild, management of the Alabama National Fair, the Kiwanis Club of Montgomery, nor the Garrett Coliseum Redevelopment will be responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever.
- All eligible entries will be judged for awards. A qualified judge will make the selections for cash awards before the opening of the Fair. No prize will be awarded in the absence of a quality entry.
An entry fee of $10.00 for each piece will be charged to Art Guild members of Montgomery, Prattville, Wetumpka Art Guilds. An entry fee of $15.00 for each piece will be charged to non-members artists.
Members and Non-members may submit two (2) entries.
All two-dimensional art must be suitable for hanging and measure no more than 4X4 feet due to limited hanging capabilities. Two – Dimensional art must be framed. Screw eyes and wire for hanging must be firmly attached to the back. Matted works should be matted in white, off-white, and black mats only. Small prefab attachments and saw tooth hangers are not permitted. 1 3/4 gallery wrap canvas is accepted as long as it has finished sides. Sculpture must be on a pedestal stand provided by the artist. SCULPTURE SIZE LIMITS ARE 4X4 FEET.
DROP OFF AND PICK UP
Artwork will be accepted on Monday, October 23rd and Tuesday, October 24th, from 12 (Noon) to 2:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Garrett Coliseum. Enter the Garrett Coliseum at the North Entrance Parking lot and go up the North ramp.
NO ENTRY WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24TH AT 2:00 P.M.
IMPORTANT! NO ACCEPTED ARTWORK MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE EXHIBIT UNTIL MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, BETWEEN 4:00 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M.
All work must be picked up by 6:00 p.m., Monday, November 6th; there will be a $5.00 surcharge for any late entries not picked up.
Artist will have to make entries online. Please click here. The online entry software will be available starting September 1st and online deadline will be Friday, October 13.
Art Competition reception will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. located on the second floor of Garrett Coliseum. Please enter the grounds at the North Entrance and use ramp to enter building on the second floor.
For printable information, Art Show.
2017 Art Guild Winners
1st Place: Joan Dilaura – “Someone Who Understands”
2nd Place: Jim Gunter – “Kids Games – Aprils Child”
3rd Place: Judith Hayden – “Falling Down In Paradise”
HM: Laura Vahlberg – “Kitchen Sink”
HM: Brittni Smith – “Bibbs Graves Bridge, Wetumpka”