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Very Important Pieces

by Very Important People

Friday, October 6 - Thursday, December 7, 2023

9AM - 6PM Monday - Thursday, 9AM - 4PM Friday, and 10AM - 4PM Saturday

 

OPENING RECEPTION

Saturday, October 7,  1- 3 pm

AWARDING
$100 for First Place * $75 for Second Place * $50 for Honorable Mention
Lake Park Library

529 Park Avenue

Lake Park, FL 33403

561-881-3330

artistsofpbc@gmail.com

Event description:

Very Important Pieces is a call to artists for APBC VIP members only. Please submit your favorite 2-dimensional works that are innovative, interesting, or awe-inspiring - landscapes to cityscapes, nature, or portraits, abstract or realistic. Any mediums are acceptable including ceramics but only if they can be hung.

No explicit sexual or political work accepted.

 

Submission Deadline: Wednesday, 9/20/23. (Submit on line Aug. 30 - Sept. 20)

No applications will be accepted after the September 20th deadline! 

 

IF YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY BY MAIL, you must use an APPLICATION ENTRY FORM. Once you have completed your application, email up to 3 jpg images of your work no larger than 3 MB each to artistsofpbc@gmail.com

Notification to artists on or before Tuesday, 9/26/23.

Hand delivery of artwork: Friday, 10/6/23, 10 am - Noon.

Opening reception: Saturday, October 7, 1 - 3 pm.

Art Pickup: Friday  12/8/23, 11am - 1pm.

SUBMISSION FEES: $25 for APBC VIP Members

 

APBC Membership is $50/year and VIP membership is $100/year.

If you wish to join APBC or renew your membership if it has lapsed, please go to www.artistsofpalmbeachcounty.org and click on “Become a VIP Member” BEFORE you enter this exhibit. Or mail your VIP membership fee with your application and submission fee to: Artists of Palm Beach County, P.O. Box 32066, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420 .

However, we strongly encourage you to submit Applications & payments on our website: www. artistsofpalmbeachcounty.org - select the Exhibitions tab and Call for Artists. The website application will not be available until August 30th.

No applications will be accepted after the September 20th deadline!

 

IF YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY BY MAIL, you must use an APPLICATION ENTRY FORM. Once you have completed your application, email up to 3 jpg images of your work no larger than 3 MB each to artistsofpbc@gmail.com. Make sure that your email includes your full name and phone number plus the title, medium, size (h x w) and price for each submitted work as you would like it to appear on an exhibition label. In the subject of your email put “Very Important Pieces.”

 

IMPORTANT: Members will receive 75% of the gross sale.

Please price your work accordingly.

Juried by the Artists of Palm Beach County Jurying Committee

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY TROUBLE WITH THIS PROCESS or have any questions, please email artistsofpbc@gmail.com for help and include your phone number.

Terms:

1) Applications only on the attached form or from the website will be accepted. No late entries are accepted.

   

3) Please do not submit work that is not ready to hang.

4) No work that has been previously accepted in an APBC exhibit is eligible to be submitted again. However, work that has not been accepted may be resubmitted.

5) Entry fees are not refundable.

6) The decision of the jurors is final.

7) Make sure the emailed jpg images match the names listed on the entry form.

8) We recommend that paper media be covered with Plexiglas or non-breakable material.

9) Unframed works must be finished on all sides - no staples showing.

10) No damaged frames or mats; mats must be clean.

12) All installation methods, such as wire attached to frames, must be secure. All 2D pieces MUST be wired on the back, no saw tooth hangers.

13) All entries must be labeled on the back of the work with artist name, title of work, medium, size, and price.

14) All hanging works that are more than 20 pounds will not be eligible.

15) APBC, Inc. will do its best to safeguard against theft, loss, breakage, or other damage, but will not be financially responsible for reimbursement of lost or damaged work.

EXHIBIT APPLICATION ENTRY FORM

Entry #1

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Entry #2

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Entry #3

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All exhibitors must sign the following Waiver WAIVER OF LIABILITY:

The undersigned hereby agrees to release and discharge APBC, its directors and its members from any responsibility for damage or loss of any kind, on all works submitted for the exhibitions organized by Artists of Palm Beach County, Inc.

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EXHIBITION AGREEMENT
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Can't submit online? Click here for a paper application.  Download and return to the address on the form.
 

No applications will be accepted after the September 20th deadline! 

 

IF YOU CHOOSE TO APPLY BY MAIL, you must use an APPLICATION ENTRY FORM. Once you have completed your application, email up to 3 jpg images of your work no larger than 3 MB each to artistsofpbc@gmail.com

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