Wednesday, July 22, 2009

North Adams Paint Out

When: Rain or shine, Saturday, July 25th, 2009, 11 AM-4 PM, with a reception to be held showcasing the works created, from 5 PM-7:30 PM
Where: Meet at the NAACO Gallery (33 Main Street) at 11 AM sharp to register, sign in and collect your participation badge. Painting can take place anywhere in the downtown area. 
Registration: Two levels of entry. Professional Artist (5+ years of painting, gallery sales, etc). Non-professional Artist (painting for the love of it!).
Fee: $10/person. Payable in advance or the morning of. To register, pick up a registration form from the gallery or use this link to download and application.
Rules: Paintings must be completed the day of and be at the gallery by 4:30 pm to be considered for judging. All mediums and styles welcome. Up to 2 entries per person. No hazardous materials in the gallery, please. Consider bringing a matching frame for displaying your piece at the end of the day.
Prizes: Best of Show (P). Best of Show (NP). Second, third and honorable mentions will be given in Professional and Non-Professional categories.
Judging: Judging will take place during the reception and awards will be announced between 5:30 and 6.
Sales: NAACO members may exhibit their paintings under their current sales contract. All other participants agree to a 40% commission from sales to benefit the gallery. Artists are responsible for pricing their own work.
Pick up: Work may be left on display in the gallery the following day and picked up at the end of the day Sunday, or the following Wednesday.

North Adams Scene by Thor Wickstrom.