Saturday, January 14, 2012

Call for Entries: 4th Annual APAP Members Juried Show

Arizona Plein Air Painters
4th Annual Members Juried Show
Celebrating Arizona’s Centennial Year

March 29 - April 11, 2012
What – APAP Annual Juried Members Show
When – March 29 - April 11, 2012
Receptions – Friday March 31, from 4 pm-8 pm and Friday, April 6, from 4 pm-8 pm
Where –Sedona Art Center Community Gallery, 15 Art Barn Road in Sedona, AZ
Who – All paid APAP members are eligible to enter. You may renew your dues with this form.
How – Send CD with up to 5 .jpg images. Jury will select up to 3 pieces – 1 Studio, 2 Plein Air.
How Much – Entry fee is $35, this is separate from your annual membership dues.
Entry Deadline – Checks and CDs must be received no later than January 31st.
Notification – Acceptance letters will go out by February 29th.
Delivery – of paintings to the gallery between 9:30 – Noon, Thursday, March 29. Don’t be late.
Pick-Up – of paintings from the gallery between 3 – 5 pm, Wednesday, April 11. No exceptions.
Sales – There will be an 80/20 split, 80% to the artist, 20% to APAP.

Entry Submission Requirements:
o This year, to celebrate Arizona’s Centennial Year, all entries must have an Arizona focus or subject to be considered.
o Send a CD with up to 5 images – up to 2 Studio (max 18” x 24”) and up to 3 Plein Air works (max 16” x 20”) completed in the last two years and not previously shown at an APAP show.
o Along with CD, send entry fee check and correctly completed entry form; please print legibly.
o CD images should be saved as .jpg files, not too large – between 200kb – 1000kb, 72 ppi is fine.
o Image files should be saved and labeled as follows: title-size-price-P (for plein air) or S (for studio). Example: Aspen-Glow-11x14-$750-P.jpg
o Your entry form will contain the same information – they should match.
o Label CD with the Artist's Name in marker. Do not put artist's name in image file.
o Jury Committee will select up to one Studio, and up to two Plein Air pieces from your entry.
o All jury decisions are final.
o Delivery/shipping instructions will accompany acceptance letter.
 Note: No substitutions of accepted works, no price changing, No Exceptions!

  • Accepted Paintings must be framed in good quality frames and properly wired for hanging.
  • No saw-tooth hangers, or skimpy, poorly-constructed frames will be accepted.  
  • APAP retains the right to reject paintings based on bad framing practices.
o Best in Show – Featured image for next year's promotional efforts.
o 2nd Place Award of Merit
o 3rd Place Award of Merit
o Peoples' Choice
o Artists' Choice
For more information, and to download the show prospectus & entry form visit: or visit APAP's website at .

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