Call for Entries - The Fells


Call for Entries
The Fells, Newbury, NH 
Native Plants of New England
May 26–July 22, 2012
Reception: Friday, May 25, 2012


Call for Entries—A New England Society of Botanical Artists members exhibit at the The Fells is open to any NESBA member in good standing (dues paid).

Location
The Fells, Newbury, NH
May 26–July 22 , 2012 Main House Gallery.

Theme
This exhibit is a veritable garden of native New England plants with a section of Endangered Plants presented by the talented and innovatively creative members of the New England Society of Botanical Artists and complemented by botanical sculptures from local garden clubs and artists that celebrate the flora all around us.

Exhibit Guidelines
Artwork preferred to be for sale but not required to be. The Fells shall sell artwork at the price listed and set by the artist and the Fells shall retain a 30% commission and NESBA shall retain a commission of 10% on all artwork sold in the exhibit.

Framing
Please follow NESBA framing standard for this exhibit: white or off-white mats, plexiglass, and a simple gold, medium, or light wood frame. No sawtooth hangers, or mats. Frames that do not meet exhibit quality standards will not be accepted. Artwork not required to be for sale. All artwork must be bubble wrapped and properly labeled and include a $10 hanging fee per piece (cash only). If shipping, please enclose shipping instructions plus return prepaid shipping with hanging fee.

Artists Statement
Submit an artist statement/bio to be included in the exhibit’s promotional material (optional). Please include a one-page artist statement or resume. Email to Nancy Horrall before delivery due date. (Or printed on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of white paper and include with your piece) Guidelines for your statement are posted on the NESBA website.

Timeline

April 14
Deadline for submitting Intent to Exhibit form, label information, and drop off preference. Submit your information by completing the form (available from the link below) and sending to Nancy Horrall.
Drop-off points:
South—Sarah Roche
West—Nancy Horrall
North and shipped—Joyce Westner
Wellesley area—Sue Neff
Cape—Ellen Duarte

May 10
Work to delivery person/drop-off point Artwork may be For Sale or NFS — Fells prefers for sale Artists may supply at least 2 matted prints or cards to be sold in the Fells gift shop during the exhibit. Please use exhibit labels on these for ID and contact information.

May 14
Exhibit hanging date

May 25
Opening reception. Need artists to demo: RSVP to Nancy Horrall

July 25
Retrieve artwork from exhibit by arrangement with delivery person

*Please indicate whether plant is endangered or not on the Intent to Exhibit form.

Liability Statement
NESBA is unable to assume liability during the show. Artists exhibit at their own risk. All artwork will be handled with the utmost care. Artwork may not be removed prior to scheduled end of the exhibit.

Intent to Exhibit Form
Call for Entries Form

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