Putnam Arts Council
A. Eric Arctander Gallery at the Belle Levine Art Center
Many Hands, One Heart
February 9 thru February 23, 2020
Dear PAC Volunteer:
Happy New Year and THANK YOU to our wonderful volunteers for all of your invaluable help throughout 2019. In appreciation of your amazing efforts, we want to do something nice for YOU and so we are inviting you to be featured in our February exhibition. This will be the third year we get to showcase and recognize the work of our wonderful and talented volunteers; we are most excited!
The February Exhibit, MANY HANDS, ONE HEART, will be displayed in the A. Eric Arctander Gallery run from Sunday, February 9 to Sunday February 23. All media is accepted for this open call to volunteers, and you need not consider the title to be the theme (but you can if you want to). Additional details are provided below.
For those who are not able to display artwork, we hope you will join us at the reception so that we can celebrate together!
– Exhibit dates: February 9 thru February 23, 2020.
– Delivery of artwork to PAC: Sunday, February 2, 2-5pm.
– Opening Reception: Sunday, February 9 from 2-4pm.
– You are invited to show one or two pieces of art.
– Work can be framed or unframed.
– There is no size restriction.
– There is no entry fee for this show.
– An entry form is attached to this email; please remember to bring it with you when you drop off your artwork(s).
– Commission on all sales will be 35%.
– Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon-3:30 & Sundays, February 16 & 23 from 1-4pm, or by appointment.
– If you would like to volunteer to keep the gallery open on one of the two Sundays following the reception, please let us know.
– Pick up will be on the last day of the exhibit, Sunday, February 23, from 4-5pm (after gallery hours) or by appointment.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible regarding your participation.
Again, thank you for your help throughout the year; we couldn’t have done it without you!
PAC Visual Arts Committee
Putnam Arts Council at the Belle Levine Art Center
521 Kennicut Hill Road, Mahopac, NY 10541
Call to Putnam Arts Council Member Artists
57th Annual Exhibit and Annual Meeting of
the Putnam Arts Council’s Membership
The March Members’ exhibit and annual meeting have been postponed as we feel it wiser to wait and present these events at a later date in 2020, when folks may feel more confident and comfortable about attending a large public event.
Artists: please hold off delivery of your artwork until rescheduling details are announced.
Saturday, March 14th through Sunday, April 5th 2020
2pm Members’ Meeting – Meet the Board, learn about 2019 highlights and 2020
plans and cast your vote to elect Board members
3:00-5:00pm Members’ Show opening reception and meet the artists
Snow date: Sunday, March 15 same times as above
Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon to 3:30pm and on show closing date, Sunday, April 5, 2-4pm or by appointment.
Member Benefit: Artists exhibiting in the Members’ Show will have the opportunity to be part of a group Pop Up Show at PAC in 2021. Exhibiting artists must attend reception to participate; details will be provided at the Members’ Meeting. Winners will be announced that afternoon. You have to be in it to win it!
Exhibit Specifications: Putnam Arts Council member artists 18 years and older are invited to submit ONE PIECE of original fine art for inclusion in our exhibition; work must have been completed within the past three years and not previously exhibited at PAC. Work must be ready to hang; screw eyes and wire preferred when possible (the committee reserves the right to reject works that are not ready to hang). Size restriction: Two-dimensional works not to exceed 36” (including the frame) any any direction. Three dimensional works must be manageable by one person.
Artist Fees: A hanging fee of $10 per PAC member artist is due at drop off of artwork.
Artists must be members of PAC to exhibit in this Show and may renew or join at time of drop off
(see dates below) or 24/7 @ putnamartscouncil.com Annual membership fee: $25 for artists; $15 for seniors (62+).
Sales: The Putnam Arts Council will retain 35% on all sales.
Hand Delivery of Work: to PAC @ the Belle Levine Art Center, 521 Kennicut Hill Road, Mahopac: Wednesday, March 4th from 3-6pm or Saturday, March 7th from 2-5pm. Please identify your work by including your name, title, & price or not for sale value on the back or bottom of your art.
The Putnam Arts Council will accept works valued up to a maximum of $5,000. Works exceeding that valuation must be insured by the artist.
Submission Form: A submission form will be provided at drop off or by request. The form is not available on our website.
Pick-Up of Exhibited Work at Conclusion of Show: Sunday, April 5th at the conclusion of the show; 4pm – 6pm that day or by appointment.
INFORMATION/DIRECTIONS @ putnamartscouncil.com or 845.803.8622
PAC’s programs and services are made possible, in part, with public funds from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and NY State Legislature and with public funds from Putnam County Government. Additional revenue is generated by the Putnam Arts Council through membership, educational and creative programs, special events & fundraising efforts, and through contributions from the public and private sectors.
Click here to download show prospectus.