SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:Entry Deadline: Midnight, April 17, 2017
Notifications emailed second week of May
Deadline for shipped work to arrive at shipping agent: June 19, 2017.
Hand Delivery of work: June 29 9:00 am to 12:00 p.m.
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 6, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Show Closes: Saturday, August 20, 2017
Pickup Work: Monday, August 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 pmJuror and Awards Judge: Tony Allain
The PSC is proud to present the 2017 judge and juror, Tony Allain. Tony is an elected member of the Pastel Society UK, Master's Circle of International Association of Pastel Societies, Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, and Master Pastelist of the Pastel Artists of New Zealand.
Tony has been painting for over forty years. He is a painter of light and movement with a complete understanding of his surroundings. Born and raised in the Channel Islands, Tony has exhibited extensively over the years. His work can be found in many leading galleries as well as private and corporate collections including the Maritime Museum Guernsey. He has won extensive awards for his work throughout the world. Tony lives and works in the UK. ELIGIBILITY:
The 13th Annual Mile High National Pastel Exhibition 2017 juried show is open to any pastel artist 18 years of age or older.
PSC Exhibition Policy:
- Original paintings only accepted.
- No work from copyrighted images or photographs taken by anyone other than the submitting artist.
- Duplicate paintings are not accepted and will be rejected.
- If used in your paintings, collage materials must be created by the artist.
- All artwork must be at least 80% soft pastel.
- Work done 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 exhibit (with the exception of the 2016 online show, Transitions). Any painting identified as shown previously in a PSC exhibit will be rejected OR, if discovered after jurying, will remain in the exhibit and the artist will be suspended from the next two Mile High National Exhibitions. The painting will also not be eligible for any awards.
- Works juried into the show and not delivered for the exhibit will prohibit the artist's entry in future PSC sponsored exhibits for two years.
Up to 3 paintings may be submitted at a fee of $35 PSC Members, $45 Non Members plus an additional 2 for $10 each. (Example: Member enters 3 = $35; 4 = $45, 5 = $55; Non-Member 3 = $45, 4 = $55, 5 = $65. Entry fee is nonrefundable and must be paid at time of entry. Entry deadline is at midnight on April 17, 2017.
All entries must be made through Online Juried Shows
. The judge may select up to 2 paintings by an individual artist for inclusion in the show.AWARDS:
Extensive Cash and Merchandise Awards will be presented at the opening reception on July 10, 2017. All awards are made at the discretion of our judge, Tony Allain. $4000 in cash including $1200 for Best of Show and thousands more in merchandise. All awards will be final with no exchanges or substitutions.
THIS ENTRY FORM IS CONSIDERED A CONTRACT and must be completely and accurately filled out by providing all requested information regarding the paintings and the artist. Only digital entries will be accepted through Online Juried Shows, a secured website.Online Entry Go to:
Online Juried Shows to submit entries. When entering online for the first time, follow the instructions for opening an account, and create a password. Record your password, because you will reuse it for reviewing the status of your entries and for future entries with OJS. Then go to "Apply To Calls" and scroll down to find the 13th Annual Mile High National Pastel Exhibition, and follow the directions for entry. When filling out your artwork information for this show, please be sure all information is correct spelling, title, and pricing of artwork. All information is entered by the artist and is used AS IS for labels and the catalogue. By providing the images and other information, the artist gives permission through this entry for the Pastel Society of Colorado to use the images of the accepted paintings for reference, printed materials, and online postings, as well as in future advertising. At the end of your entry process, payment can be made using PayPal account or a valid credit card. No changes can be made after the entry deadline, April 17, 2017. Please refer to the image help and tutorials for the best image uploads. NOTIFICATION:
An acceptance or rejection notice will be issued by email for each painting entered by mid May. If you do not receive notification for one or more entries, please check your spam filter first, then contact Show Co-Chair, Nancy Welter at firstname.lastname@example.org or text 720-480-5903. Please do not contact the Littleton Museum.FRAMING & PRESENTATION:
All works must be delivered framed, glazed, and ready to hang to gallery quality standards, i.e., frames must be suitable for the work and undamaged, with D-ring hangers and wire installed on the frame. Paintings can be with or without mats. White or neutral-hued mats are preferred. Artwork can be floated on black or white mats. Liners or fillets should be ¼ inch and may be colored. Artwork not meeting the above criteria will be returned at the artist's expense and will not be hung in the show.SIZE AND REQUIREMENTS:
Artwork submitted cannot be smaller than 8 inches or larger than 40 inches in any dimension. Accepted paintings must be identical to the entry. No substitutions or copies are allowed. All work displayed must remain for the duration of the exhibition.
All work submitted must be for sale. There will be a 35% commission and sales tax will be added to sales. PSC will handle all sales. No work will be released before the close of the exhibit. Artists will be paid for awards and/or sales within 30 days of end of show.LIABILITY:
Utmost care will be taken in the handling of entries and paintings. However, neither the Pastel Society of Colorado nor the Littleton Museum or their agents will be responsible for loss or damage to any entries or paintings in transit when submitted for this exhibition. Shipping insurance is the responsibility of the submitting artist. Artwork not will be insured while displayed at the Littleton Museum.DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK:
Shipped paintings must be received by June 19, 2017, to:
Navis Pack and Ship
2306 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222-5905
Phone: (303) 753-0805
Fax: (303) 753-1624
Include name of artist, address, phone number, e-mail, title of painting, price, on the back of your painting. Also, include a pre-paid return shipping label. For shipped work, expect a handling fee of $50 for one piece, $80 for two pieces is paid to the shipping agent for unpacking, delivering, and retrieving unsold work, repacking, and return shipping. Please pack work carefully and insure adequately. Artists will be contacted if work arrives damaged so arrangements can be made to reframe as needed by ABS Framing. For any questions on shipping and handling, please contact Navis Pack and Ship. More information about the Pastel Society of Colorado: http://www.pastelsocietyofcolorado.org