NESBA Call for Entries: CT Audubon Society-Center at Pomfret





















Bask in the beauty of the bountiful natural history of New England. Mountains, woodlands, bogs and beaches provide endless subjects to portray in paintings. From plants and birds to animals and insects. Come join us to view the natural history works of the members of the New England Society of Botanical Artists and celebrate 'The Beauty of Nature's Bounty. A New England Society of Botanical Artists members exhibit is open to any NESBA member in good standing (dues paid).

Exhibit Chair — Kelly Leahy Radding, kradding@mac.com

Location — Connecticut Audubon Society — Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road, Pomfret Center, CT 06259 — www.ctaudubon.org

Theme — This show includes native and garden botanical subjects with or without birds, insects and other animals.

Exhibit Guidelines— Members may submit up to 2 pieces. Artwork preferred to be for sale but not required. The CT Audubon Society shall sell artwork at the price listed and set by the artist and will take a 30% commission.

Framing — Please follow NESBA framing standard for this exhibit: white or off-white mats 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.

Hanging Fee — $10 cash or check made out to NESBA, to be attached to bubble wrap envelope.  All artwork must be bubble wrapped and properly labeled.  Labels and directions on NESBA website: upper right side. If shipping, please enclose shipping instructions plus return prepaid shipping.

Artists Statement — Submit an artist statement/bio to be included in the exhibit’s promotional material (optional). Guidelines for your statement are posted on the NESBA website:

TIMELINE:
APRIL 19 — deadline for submitting Intent to Exhibit form, label information, and drop off preference. Submit your information by completing the form on the NESBA website: or print and mail to: Kelly Radding, 9 Westgate Road, Columbia, CT 06237

MAY 6 — work delivered to person/drop-off point.
Drop-off points :
South — Sarah Roche                Shipping (UPS and USPS only) — Joyce Westner
West — Nancy Horrall              Wellesley area — Celeste Hurley:
North — Rita Edmunds              Cape — Ellen Duarte

May 12-June 21— Exhibit Dates

May 15, 2015, 6–8 pm — Opening reception. Friday,

Pickup Artwork — Retrieve artwork from exhibit by arrangement with delivery person.

Liability Statment — 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.

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