October 1 – October 29, 2017
Chair: Milan Chilla    Co-chair: Linda Francis   Judge: Rosemary Webber 

Who: Open to all; Juried  What: All Media  Theme: Open Theme
How Many Works: Two works per Artist
Cash Award:The Mavis Fenner Memorial Award- $250 for Best in Show
Fees: RAC Exhibiting and Supporting Members: $20/1; $35/2; Fees waived for Art Angels. Non-Members: $25/1; $45/2; Cash or check
Receiving Dates: Monday, Sept. 25, 4-7pm and Tuesday, Sept. 26, 11am-2pm
Opening Reception: Sunday, October 1, 4-6pm
How Do I know I’ve Been Accepted: Check the list on homepage:  Opportunities for Artists, Expressions.
Pick up Dates: Unaccepted works: Friday, September 29, 12-5pm; Accepted work: Tuesday, October 31, 12-5pm and Wednesday, November 1, 12-5pm                                                                        Storage space is extremely limited, please be considerate and pick up art promptly.

Submission Requirements:
 All two dimensional work must be dry and framed, with the following exception: Canvases. Such canvases must have a minimum edge of 1.25”, must be dry, have clean edges and no visible staples – “Museum Edge.”

• All framed artwork must be ready to hang, USING BRAIDED PICTURE WIRE ONLY, NO EXCEPTIONS.

• Two dimensional art may not exceed 40” in height or length, including frame.

• Wood or metal panels or mounted artwork with a minimum width of .75” may be unframed, ready to hang.             
• No saw tooth hangers.

• For plexi-mounted art, secure picture hangers attached to the back frame structure are acceptable.

• Work must be original, completed within last three years and not exhibited at RAC before.

 • No Giclees, other than for photography.

• No renderings or copies of other Artists work. No photographs of the artwork of others unless additional elements are included.

• Three dimensional art may not exceed 3’ x 3’. The artist must provide an appropriate base and be available to assist with the installation.

• Work applied to an unusual surface (such as hand-made paper) or collaged elements that are combined to create a substrate will be considered to be within the category of the medium applied to the surface without regard to the surface itself (e.g.watercolor applied to hand-made paper shall be considered watercolor, not Mixed Media.)

RAC Policy Reminder: Waiver for Pictures Taken/Used
We document each RAC exhibition/show with photographs that may be used in the RAC newsletter, web site, social media and other promotional materials. Entry into an exhibition/show at the Rowayton Arts Center assumes permission to photograph you and/or your artwork to use in promotional materials.

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