SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Registration Opens: January 2, 2018DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!Entry Deadline: Midnight, February 24, 2018
The entry fee, the entry form, and digital images of the artwork must be submitted no later than Midnight February 15, 2018. Mark this date on your calendar. There will be no exceptions to deadlines, specs or rules.Notifications of accepted paintings will be emailed on or before March 7th.
Show Opening: March 9, 2018
Show Closing Date: May 8, 2018 (sales close but the show will remain online until the 2019 online show is posted)
Juror and Awards Judge: Aline Ordman
Aline Ordman received her BFA from Cornell University, and continued her training at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, earning a degree in Illustration. She remained on staff teaching until her move to the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont.
Aline is a Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America and a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society (for her oil paintings) and a Master Circle Pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies. She was been featured in The Pastel Journal has juried the Pastel 100, has been honored with awards at the 33rd, 34th and 38th Annual Juried Shows of the Pastel Society of America in New York City and juried the 2014 Pastel Society of America's National Juried Show. In 2016 and 2017 she was a Faculty Pastel Presenter for the National Plein Air Convention. Her work has been accepted in national juried shows of the American Impressionist Society, The Pastel Society of America and the Oil Painters of America.
Aline's represented by Camden Falls Gallery, Maine; Blue Heron Gallery, MA; Gallery Artrio, MA; William Riis Gallery, NY; Mackinac Little Gallery, MI and Chasen Gallery, VA.
Aline teaches workshops throughout the country and in Europe. Her website is www.alineordman.com and she maintains a blog at http://alineordmanartwork.blogspot.com/
Only digital images of original paintings will be accepted.
No work from copyrighted images will be accepted. Written permission to use a reference photograph by someone other than the artist must be obtained for the painting to comply with copyright laws and PSC requirements.
If used in your paintings, collage materials must be created by the artist.
All artwork must be at least 80% soft pastel
Work completed under supervision in a class or workshop is not eligible.
Paintings must have been completed within the last two years and not previously shown in any Pastel Society of Colorado show
Paintings entered into the online show are eligible for future PSC shows through the following calendar year. If you are entering the Pastel Society of Colorado's 14th Annual Mile High National Pastel Show with the same paintings you are entering Horizons, be sure to mark your paintings NFS (Not for sale) so the accepted painting will not sell, and remain available to submit to MileHigh Show.
Entry fee: For PSC members up to 3 paintings may be submitted for $25, 4 for $35, or 5 paintings for $45. For non-members up to 3 paintings may be submitted for $35, 4 for $45, or 5 paintings for $55.The entry fee is non-refundable and must be paid at time of entry. Entry deadline is midnight on February 15, 2018. Payment for the show can be made using the PayPal button on the PSC website.
REPRODUCTION OF IMAGES: Entering artists agree that images submitted into Horizons Online Show may be used by the PSC for promotional marketing.
DIRECTIONS FOR ENTERING Horizons:
Step 1 – Go to Pastel Society of Colorado Shows and Events page www.pastelsocietyofcolorado.org/shows.php. Go to the Horizons Online Show Listing
Step 2 – Hit the Register and Pay
button at the bottom of the Horizons Listing.
Step 3 - Fill out the Registration Form
. THIS ENTRY FORM IS CONSIDERED A CONTRACT and must be completely and accurately filled out with all requested information regarding the paintings and the artist.
Step 4 – Prepare your images
. The images must be formatted according to the following specifications:
File Format: jpg (jpeg) only
File Dimensions: The image should be 1920 pixels on the longest side
Name the jpg (or jpeg) file: The file must be labeled with the first 4 letters of your last name, first 4 letters of your first name, and the entry number (ie. David Jones 1st entry - the image file would be JoneDavi1.jpeg, the 2nd entry would be JoneDavi2.jpeg).
Step 5 – Browse to find your images to attach them to the entry form
Step 6 - Submit the form
(it will send your information to email@example.com
Step 7 - Enter your payment information
AWARDS: Awards are made at the discretion of the judge, Aline Ordman. All awards will be final with no exchanges or substitutions. The show will be displayed on the PSCshow.com website with winners prominently exhibited. There will be more than $600 awarded in prizes.
SALES: PSC will connect any potential buyer with the artist. There will be a 10% commission to PSC. PSC accepts NO liability in the transaction of the sale.
SHIPPING: To be paid by the buyer or arranged by the artist. PSC accepts NO liability in the shipping of the artwork.
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