Greenville Museum of Art in Greenville, NC, Calls for Entries for the “2016 GMA Biennial Juried Exhibition” – Deadline Nov. 2, 2015

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Exhibition Dates: February 5–April 24, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday February 5, 2016 5–8 pm
Location: Greenville Museum of Art
802 S. Evans Street
Greenville NC, 27834

Entry Deadline: November 2, 2015
Entry Fee: $25 for 3 images payable by credit card, check or PayPal

The Greenville Museum of Art call to artists who are residents of North Carolina.

Eligibility and Rules
No media restrictions. Open to all artists who are residents of North Carolina 18 years old or older. Work must be original, executed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at the GMA. Entry in this exhibit establishes an agreement on the part of the artist to all conditions listed in the prospectus and is a contract to exhibit entries selected by the juror. Substitutions for entries sold or otherwise committed before acceptance are not allowed. GMA will retain a 40% commission on any work sold during exhibition.

Juror
Theresa N. Hammond, Director and Curator of the Guilford College Art Gallery in Greensboro, NC.

Application Deadline & Fees
Application forms can be submitted via mail or email: 2016 GMA Biennial Juried Exhibition Calendar and Entry Form. High resolution digital images can be submitted by email or by mailing a CD. Information about each image should be included on the entry form. Also include an artist’s statement and brief biography. Email to (charlotte@gmoa.org). Artists will be notified of acceptance of work by November 25, 2015. Accepted work must be received January 5-11 2016.

Entry fee: $25 for 3 images, payable by check, money order or PayPalTop of Form

Awards
A prize fund is guaranteed for the Best in Show, First, Second and Third places. Award winners will be selected by the juror and announced at the reception on February 5th at 6:00pm.

Liability Insurance
Accepted Entries will be insured by GMA’s fine art policy from receipt through May 11, 2016. Works listed NFS should assign an insurance value. Works for sale will be insured for 60% of the retail price (same as the artist would receive in the event of sale of the work). Please note that artists will be held responsible for proof of value in the instance of a claim. Works left after May 15, 2016 become property of the GMA and may be disposed of.

INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
All work must be completely dry, framed, wired, and ready for hanging, or otherwise suitably prepared for exhibition. No saw tooth hangers will be accepted. Orientation or installation instructions and specialized hardware should be included with work. All shipped art work must not exceed UPS/Fed Ex size limitations. Hand-delivered art work must not exceed 8 feet in any direction.

Receipt and return of artwork
Artwork must be shipped (at the artist’s expense) via UPS, FedEX or USPS in a sturdy reusable container. No COD shipments will be accepted. All accepted work shipped and hand delivered must be received no later than the January 11th 2016 deadline. Hand delivered work must be delivered to Greenville during museum hours Monday-Friday 10 a.m. – 4:30 pm or Saturday – Sunday 1-4pm. Accepted artists shipping their work must include prepaid charges for return shipping (USPS Return Postage or prepaid UPS or FedEx shipping label).

Rules
1. All work must remain for the duration of the exhibition February 6–April 24, 2016.
2. The museum reserves the right to photograph works for publicity and other purposes.
3. Payment of the entry fee signifies the artist’s understanding and acceptance of the rules and conditions of the competition.
4. All entrants must include their name, address, city, state, zip code, country, phone, email, title of work, date of work, materials and techniques, dimensions, price.

For online entry visit (http://gmoa.org/exhibitions/juried-show/).

Contact
Charlotte Fitz Daniels, Executive Director
Greenville Museum of Art

802 S. Evans Street, NC 27834
252 758-1946

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