2-1-2 Juried Exhibition

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The Ridgefield Guild of Artists’

2-1-2 Juried Exhibition

February 12 – February 27, 2022

 

This year the Ridgefield Guild will again offer a special opportunity for a small group show. Five artists, as selected by our juror, will share the entire downstairs gallery. Two artists will go in the front gallery, one in the middle, and two in the third…thus the 2-1-2 title of the exhibition.

 

Juror:

Georgette Gouveia

Editor in Chief, WAG Magazine

 

A 2020 YWCA Visionary Award winner and a 2018 Folio Women in Media Award winner, Georgette Gouveia is the editor in chief of WAG magazine, a luxury lifestyles publication of the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals that has been named a top magazine by the New York Press Association for five years, garnering six awards. Prior to that, she was senior cultural writer for Gannett Inc. where she earned four Associated Press Awards for visual arts reporting and criticism. She is the author of “The Essential Mary Cassatt” (Harry N. Abrams/Wonderland Press) and several exhibit catalog essays on the subjects of contemporary art and money and the Colombian painter Federico Uribe. She is co-curating and writing “Claiming the Canon: Women Disrupting Art History,” a proposed exhibit for the Lehman College Art Gallery.

 

Gouveia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a master’s degree in critical writing from Sarah Lawrence College, where her teachers included the short story writer Grace Paley. When she’s not writing, she enjoys ancient Greek culture, classical singing, yoga, walking, weightlifting, and decorating her home.

 

 

Media

For this show there are no restrictions on the type of media. We welcome any and all materials. It is our hope that this opportunity will inspire the entrants to reach beyond their ordinary submissions and help to create a truly incredible show. Your work must fit in the space allotted to you and your art must be properly framed and presented. Selections are made based on the examples of work submitted by an artist.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Deadline to Apply Online through entrythingy.com: Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 11:59 pm
  • All entrants must submit 6 images in order to be considered
  • Notification of Accepted Artists: Saturday, September 25, 2021 by 9 pm
  • Installation Dates: Wednesday – Friday, February 9 thru 11, 2022
  • Label information due to the Guild: Saturday, February 5, 2022
  • Opening Reception: Saturday, February 12, 2022, from 4 – 6 pm
  • Exhibition Closing: Sunday, February 27, 2022
  • Pick up of all unsold work: All work must be picked up by the end of the day on Monday February 28, 2022.

 

Online Submissions are through EntryThingy.com. Please scroll down.

Please direct all questions to: rgoa.exhibitions@gmail.com

 

Entry/Fees

There is a flat non-refundable fee of $75 for submission to this 5-person group show.

 

Criteria

  • The show is open to all regional artists 16 and older.
  • Please do not exhibit any work that is not available for the duration of the show. We do not allow changes or the removal of any work before the end of the show.
  • Recent work please. Submit work in the medium you plan to show created from 2018 on. Work already shown at the Guild can be used only during the jurying process, but not for the actual show.
  • Each artist is responsible for installing his or her own work. There will be someone from the Guild to guide and offer help as needed. Please be respectful of the walls and avoid making unnecessary large holes and such.
  • The Guild will provide labels for each work. A list of the artist’s titles, media, and price for all works must be submitted to the Guild one week prior to the show opening.
  • Sculptors, your work must be safely secured to its base, if used. Please provide your own pedestals if possible; otherwise the Guild can provide some.
  • There are no size constraints per se, but the work must fit in the space allotted to the artist.

 

Pick-Up

All work must be picked up by the end of the day, Monday February 28, 2022. Any work left after pick up is subject to a $20 storage fee. The Guild allows others to pick up work with the permission of the artist.

 

RGOA Policies/Sales and Indemnity

1) Sales Commission: 60% to artist, 40% to RGA.

2) The Ridgefield Guild of Artists (RGA) agrees to handle all exhibitors’ work with care and caution; however, RGA is not responsible for damage to, or theft of any work brought for exhibit or left at the Guild after the duration of the show.

3) By submitting online, you agree to RGA’s terms and conditions, which is required for participation in an RGA exhibit.

4) Sale of any work that has hung in the gallery as a part of this exhibition must be processed through the Guild for a period of 60 days following the conclusion of the show if the buyer saw the work during the exhibition.