Call for Entry: SHAKER GIFTS: Seeds, Herbs, and Medicinal Plants

 May 15- Sept 8, 2019, Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA
 Call for Entries: New England Society of Botanical Artists members’ exhibit at     Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA is open to any NESBA member in good standing (dues   paid).  Members may submit up to 2 works (space permitting)    

 Subject/Theme of the Exhibit:  SHAKER GIFTS: Seeds, Herbs, and Medicinal Plants 

 Due dates:
             Deadline for submission of Intent to Exhibit form* and wall label info and 
              (Artist Statement if submitting one): Thursday, April 25, 2019
         ■   Deadline for delivery of artwork to your delivery person: Wednesday, May 8, 2019
             OR as determined by your delivery person) Artwork may be priced for sale or labeled “Not For Sale.”
         ■   Artwork commission 60/40.
         ■   Exhibit hanging date: Monday, May 13, 2019         
          Retrieve your artwork from exhibit by arrangement with your delivery person     
  * Intent to Exhibit Form: See NESBA website for the Intent to Exhibit form and submit by Thurs., April 25,
         2019 Submit on line:
         or print and mail to: Nancy Horrall at 26 Bowers Rd. Harvard, MA 01451

Framing:  Please follow NESBA standards for this exhibit: white or off-white mats and simple, wood frame in a light, medium or gold wood color, plexiglass. No saw-tooth hangers. All artwork must be delivered in a bubble wrap “envelope” (see website for instructions on how to make one). No packing peanuts or artwork will be returned.
Packaging and Labeling:
Three labels can be found on the NESBA blogspot: and are to be used as follows:
1. Download PDF, print and fill out form.
2. Attach one label to back of artwork in lower corner.
3. Attach second label to front of the bubble wrap envelope so that your artwork is returned to you in your envelope.
     (see website for how to make a bubble wrap envelope)
4. Enclose third label in a Ziploc bag with $10 cash or check for hanging fee for each piece hung.

Delivery contact people for this exhibit:
Wellesley area: Celeste Hurley   Cape Cod: Ellen Duarte
Boston & North: Joyce Westner    West area: Nancy Horrall    South Shore: Sarah Roche

Artwork may be shipped via UPS or USPS to Joyce Westner by prior arrangement; please include return postage. Please contact Nancy Horrall
with details of any other drop off and/or pickup arrangements not listed above at:

Artist Statement: If you are submitting an artist statement/bio to be included in the exhibit’s promotional material, please send a one-page statement with your “Intent to Exhibit” form to Nancy Horrall. Guidelines for your statement are posted on the NESBA website. Artist Statements are optional. A small number of business cards may be included with your artist 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. All due care will be exercised in handling the works submitted. The artist is responsible or secure framing and suspension

NESBA at the Boston Flower Show 2019

With spring flowers all around and the smell of fresh bark mulch,  Members of NESBA set up our display at the Boston Flower Show- March 13-17 at the Seaport World Trade Center

 The Boston Flower Show is an annual event at the World Seaport Trade Center.
200 Seaport Blvd
Boston MA

 NESBA members will be in the exhibit to meet the public and talk about their work.

Visitors enjoy the Show!