SAN PEDRO RIVER ARTS COUNCIL 10TH ANNUAL OPEN, JUDGED FINE ARTS SHOW & SALE
MARCH 1ST THROUGH MARCH 28TH, 2019
San Pedro River Arts Council and Cochise College, Benson Center, 1025 S. Highway 90, Benson, Arizona
Mail: San Pedro River Arts Council (or simply “SPRAC”)
PO Box 1358
Benson, Arizona, 85602-1358
Schedule of Events:
DATES/SCHEDULE: Monday, February 25th Entries due no later than this date—feel free to enter earlier!! (by post or online)
Thursday, Feb. 28th Receiving Paintings (drop off at Cochise College
Benson Center between 1pm and 6pm.)
Friday, March 1st Art work will be hung at the college.
Thursday, March 7th Show judged in the morning. Judge’s critique for interested artists beginning at 1:30 pm..
Show open to the public for viewing during regular college hours beginning at 1 pm. March 1st and will hang through March 28th
Thursday, March 14th Reception. 5:00 to 7:00 pm. at the college. Everyone
welcome! Awards. Refreshments. Meet the artists.
Thursday, March 28th Show comes down. Pick up artwork 1 pm. till 6:00 pm.
ELIGIBILITY: Show is open to all artists working in a two-dimensional medium - excluding photography. (An exhibition for photographers only is scheduled for October, 2019) No work previously entered in a "Celebrate the Arts" exhibition is eligible for this show.
ENTRIES: Artists may submit up to three - 3 - works at this show.
Notes: 1. Maximum size for each piece of art is 36" in either dimension, including frame.
2. Management reserves the right to refuse any work deemed inappropriate for family viewing.
ENTRY FORMS AND FEES: There are two ways to enter;
1. Regular mail - go to our website at www.sprarts.org or to a member to print out or obtain an entry form. Return form with fees to
SPRAC, P.O. Box 1358, Benson, AZ 85602
2. Online - go to our website at www.sprarts.org and complete the "on-line" entry form and submit and pay online using our PayPal option.
DEADLINE for entries is NO LATER THAN Monday, February 25th.
Late entries will be accepted if there is space available and will be subject to a $5.00 late entry fee PER ITEM
There will be NO ENTRY FEES charged for YOUTH DIVISION ENTRIES
REGULAR ENTRY FEE: $8.00 per item for Adult SPRAC Members. $10.00 per item for Adult NON MEMBERS
PRESENTATION: Each piece of art must be framed or appropriately presented for its' medium. All work must be strung with wire for hanging (bracket hangers are NOT acceptable) We will not accept any artwork not ready to hang.
Each painting must be clearly labeled on the back with ARtist's name and Title of painting
RECEIVING AND PICKUP: All entries must be delivered and picked up at Cochise College Benson Center.
Drop off art work on Thursday Feb. 28th between 1pm and 6pm. Collect paintings after the show on Thursday, March 28th
between 1pm and 6pm.
Note! All artwork shall hang for the duration of the show. If you are unable to pick up your work on March 28th, contact
Linda Stacy at 520-586-2611 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to make other arrangements.
SECURITY/LIABILITY: The San Pedro River Arts Council and Cochise College Benson Center will exercise all reasonable precautions to prevent damage to, or loss of, art work; however, the artist must ultimately assume all risks for his work.
Artists are required to sign a liability waiver when making entries.
SHOW DIVISIONS: The show will be divided into four separate divisions. Artists will choose their division. There will be no cross entries.
YOUTH (UNDER 18)
NOVICE (for the beginning artists0
ADVANCED/PROFESSIONAL (You know who you are...)
AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbons will be swarded in each division,
"Best of Division" rosettes will be awarded along with a cash prize of $50.00
"Best of Show" winner will receive a rosette and $100.00 cash prize
Up to 10 "Special Award" rosettes and $25.00 cash prizes will also be presented at the judge's discretion
The judge's decisions are FINAL
A "People's Choice" Rosette and $50.00 cash prize will be presented at end of show.
SALES/COMMISSIONS: Artists will set prices for their own work. The San Pedro River Arts Council will act as Intermediary to connect buyers and sellers. If artist negotiates a sale, the Arts Council is due a 20% commission on that sale. Price your work accordingly!
Any work not for sale must be clearly marked NFS on the entry form.
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS: Please contact Linda Stacy (email@example.com 520-586-2611
San Pedro River Arts Council
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