Putnam Arts Council
Open Call to artists 18 +
2019 Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibit
A. Eric Arctander Gallery at the Belle Levine Art Center
October 12 – November 3, 2019
Reception & Presentation of Awards: Saturday, October 12, 3-5pm
Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday 12:30-3:30 or by appointment
Special closing Event on Sunday, November 3 from 2:30-4pm.
PAC invites artists 18 and over to submit a maximum of two pieces of ORIGINAL fine art for consideration in any of the following media: oil or acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, pastel, graphics, sculpture, printmaking, collage, photography, etc. Work must have been created within the past three years and not previously exhibited at the Putnam Arts Council’s A. Eric Arctander Gallery. Artists are responsible for any copyright infringements.
Specifications: All work must be finished and completely dried. 2D work cannot exceed a maximum measurement of 48” and must be suitably framed, wired and ready to hang. 2D works that are not ready to hang will not be accepted. 3D work must be manageable by one person. PAC has pedestals available for sculptures.
Jurors of selection & awards: Barbara Smith Gioia, Gallery Coordinator, Garrison Art Center and
Margaret Zeitlin, award winning visual artist whose work has been widely exhibited and collected.
AWARDS: The Juror will select the following awards:
Best in Show, Second Place and Third Place. Honorable mentions will be selected at the discretion of the juror. Awards will be announced and presented at the opening reception on Sunday, October 12 at 4pm.
Hand delivery of artwork to 521 Kennicut Hill Road, Mahopac: Wednesday, September 25 from 4-7pm, Saturday, September 28 from 2-5pm, Sunday, September 29 from 4-6pm and Wednesday, October 2 from 2-5pm. Submission forms will be provided to artists when they drop off.
Identify your work: with a label on the back or bottom that includes: your name, the work’s title, and price. If the work is not for sale, please include a NFS designation and a value for insurance purposes.
Non-refundable submission fee per artist: PAC members $25.00; non-members $30. Please note that your submission fee does NOT guarantee acceptance into the show and is non-refundable.
Want to renew or Join? Artists may join at drop off or @ putnamartscouncil.org
Our membership fees are very reasonable with an annual rate for artists at $25 and seniors 62+ at $15 a year.
Members receive discounts, advance announcements and more and support the work of the Arts Council.
Sales: The Putnam Arts Council retains a 35% commission on all sales.
Pick up of unaccepted work: Tuesday, October 8, 4-6pm or by appointment.
Pick-up of artwork at conclusion of exhibit: Sunday, November 3, 4-5:30pm, or or by appointment.
Click here for downloadable Fine Arts show prospectus.