February 2016 – Confluence – The Abstract Show

Confluence – The Abstract Show – February 2016

Illumine – Triptych by Barbara Parker

Exhibition Dates: February 5 – 27, 2016
Drop-off work: Sunday, January 31 from 1-3 pm
and Monday, February 1 from 10 am to 1 pm

Confluence is that place where two things come together, as when two rivers become one, or where things come together and happen at the same time. For the Abstract Show in February, writers from the Kent County Public Library Writers’ Group will deal with this abstract concept in prose while artists are encouraged to render the idea in 2 and 3 dimensional interpretation. This happy meeting of ideas and concepts will inevitably form a confluence all its own, blurring the edges between the arts.

Gallery space is restricted, so while you are encouraged to think beyond 2 dimensions for this show, please be mindful of the limited space available. For installations and large sculptures, please submit a photo and dimensions in advance so that we are able to determine whether or not we will have enough space to adequately show your work to its best advantage.

3If you wish, please prepare a short bio and explanation to accompany the work. All work must be original, and must be for sale. Co-curators Barbara Parker and Ronn Akins will attempt to include all pieces submitted, but will reserve the right to limit the number of pieces accepted.

Thank you for your interest in participating in a RiverArts Gallery Exhibition. Hanging fees for regular exhibitions are $10 per piece for members, $20 for non-members. Your membership must be up to date to qualify for the member rate. Please call the Gallery during regular hours (Tues.-Fri., 11 am-4 pm) to check membership status.  Artists must agree to the following when submitting work to be entered in a RiverArts Gallery Exhibition.

Memorandum of Understanding
I understand that Chestertown RiverArts will handle the sale of the work for the duration of the show, charge the appropriate sales tax, and divide the sale 65% to the artist and 35% to Chestertown RiverArts. *Please note this when pricing items.• I agree to keep the works on display at the Chestertown RiverArts gallery for the full length of the exhibition and will be responsible for picking up the work on the scheduled pick-up dates or making an alternative arrangement when special circumstances apply.• During the time my work remains at Chestertown RiverArts, I agree that Chestertown RiverArts will not be responsible for any damage to the work not covered under Chestertown RiverArts’ existing insurance, and agree that this insurance only covers the cost of the materials and not the perceived value of the work.• I agree that any other type of insurance for these works of art (i.e. perceived value) may be carried by me at my own discretion and cost.This contract should be completed online in advance of bringing your art to be hung in a RiverArts Gallery Exhibition.

If you do not pre-reigster, please print and complete the Artist Exhibition Contract to bring with you at check in along with your payment.

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