2-1-2 is back in 2020!
The Ridgefield Guild of Artists
2-1-2 Juried Exhibition
Small Group Show
Feb 22 – Mar 8, 2020
About the Exhibition
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.
A painter and arts writer, Sharon Butler is widely known as the founder of Two Coats of Paint, a project which includes an online art journal, an artists’ residency, and other initiatives. The journal has been sponsored by numerous arts organizations including the Creative Capital Warhol Foundation Art Writers Program, and for the past two years has been supported by reader contributions and advertising revenue. In 2015 and 2018, Sharon was a resident at Yaddo, and she was also the inaugural artist-in-residence at Counterproof Press. She has shown work nationally and internationally, has been included in NADA New York and Pulse Miami, and is affiliated with Theodore:Art in Brooklyn, and SEASON, in Seattle. In 2016 and 2018 her exhibitions at Theodore:Art in Bushwick were selected as a Critic’s Picks in Time Out New York and New York Magazine. This coming academic year she will be teaching at Cornell University and the New York Academy of Art.
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 and it must be properly framed and presented. Selections are made based on the examples of work submitted by an artist.
Deadline to Apply Online through entrythingy.com: October 23, 2019 at 11:59 pm
Email Notification of Accepted Artists: November 6, 2019 by 9 pm
Installation Dates: Wednesday – Friday, February 19 – 21, 2020
Label information due to the Guild: Saturday, February 17, 2020
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 4 – 6 pm
Closing: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Pick up and Remove work: Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10
Please scroll down to enter through Entrythingy.com
Fees are nonrefundable and payable to RGA
Notification of the selected artists will be by email on November 6, 2019. The juror will determine what part of the Guild’s gallery each artist will display their work. They will then have 3 1/2 months to prepare their show.
There is a flat non-refundable fee of $75 for submission to this 5-person group show.
- All entrants must be 16 years of age or 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 2015 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.
All work must be picked up during the stated time, March 9 and 10, 2020. 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.
Sales and Indemnity
All work must be for sale. The Guild retains a 40% commission on all sales. The Ridgefield Guild of Artists will take the greatest possible care of all submitted works but will not be responsible for any damage to or loss of work submitted, exhibited, or left unclaimed.