40th Juried Exhibition Submission Drop-off Deadline January 27 and 28

40th call for artist

Lyndon House Arts Center. 293 Hoyt Street, Athens, GA 30601. (706) 613-3623

Guest Juror: Mr. Carter Foster, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art

Submit three works any medium for $25

Drop-off times: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 8:30 pm AND 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm FIRM.

Click HERE to print your submission form

How to enter!

The basics:

Eligibility: Athens area artists 18 years and older working in the visual arts field.
Artworks: Original artworks in any visual media may be entered. Please no reproductions or works previously show at the Lyndon House Arts Center.

Size: Wall works should not exceed 11 feet in any direction, (this includes framing). Sculptural works should not exceed 4’x8’x8’ per section and please no more than 100 lbs. Please note that should your work not fall within these requests, they will not be submitted to the exhibit. Thank you.

To Enter: A non-refundable fee of $25.00 is requested. This includes entry for up to 3 works of art. Checks, cash or cards are accepted. Please write checks to Lyndon House Arts Foundation.

Awards: This exhibit includes a number of awards both cash, future exhibitions and honorable mentions.

Sales & Reproductions: The exhibiting artist will receive 70% of the sales price. The Lyndon House Arts Foundation, Arts Center and ACC Leisure Service reserve the right to photograph and reproduce any artwork for promotional purposes. The copyright remains with the artist.

Insurance and Liability: Works submitted to the 40th Juried Exhibition will be insured from arrival through March 15, 2015. Works accepted into the 40th Juried Exhibition will be insured from arrival to May 6, 2015.

Delivery and Pick up: Please see the Calendar included in this form. The dates for delivery and pick up are firm.

The details:

All works must:
1. Be finished works of art and ready for installation.
2. Works on paper must be mounted and secured in professional frames and ready for installation. Please no plastic frames, or clip style framing.
3. Paintings on canvas need to have a finished edge whether clean, painted or with wood stripping. Paintings on canvas boards need to be framed.
4. Hanging devises that are acceptable include d-rings, screw eyes with picture wire securely wrapped, saw tooth hangers for works under 14” in any direction are fine.
5. Video works should not exceed 5 minutes in length and should be a mov. or mpg. file. Please submit via dropbox. Email for further information- lyndonhouseartscenter@gmail.com
6. Wall hanging fabric works will need to include a hanging device such as a casting sewn with a dowel included.
7. Photographs mounted on plexi and aluminum are fine as long as the hanging device is incorporated in a professional manner.
8. Extremely fragile works may not be eligible due to the need for special handling.
9. Sculptural work, free-standing pieces, must be installation ready. Artists may be called to assist with installation.
Should you have questions or need to consult with the art prep staff, please call 706.613.3623 x. 224

The calendar:
Please note all days and times are firm. Thank you for your consideration.

Works may be submitted for entry into the 40th Juried Exhibition on –

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 from 12:30 pm – 8:30 pm AND

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm FIRM.

Please bring
1. Your entries ready for installation as described above.
2. Your entry forms filled out. Click HERE to print your submission form. If you do not have access to a printer, forms will be available at the Lyndon House Arts Center. However, please make every effort to come with your forms ready to go.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Notification: The Lyndon House Arts Center will send out all notifications of either entry or non-entry by February 19, 2015. If you prefer to be notified via email, please indicate on your form. This will save us postage! Thank you.

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
40th Juried Exhibition Reception. Please join us in celebration of the 40th Juried Exhibition!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 12:30 – 8:30 pm
Pick up of works not included in the 40th Juried Exhibition. Please note that works will not be available for pick up prior to this date and time.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 12:30 – 8:30 pm
Pick up for works included in the 40th Juried Exhibition