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Art alliance prepares for art walk

Artists from Tri-county area invited to participate

GLOVERSVILLE — The Glove Cities Arts Alliance will host the art walk on June 5, on Main Street, to only feature the works of artists who live or work in Fulton, Montgomery and neighboring counties. The exhibition will be displayed in business store fronts in a portion of the downtown area with businesses that are participating, according to a news release.

The event will include local musicians playing throughout the downtown area, craft activities for children, and the wine and food festival.

The artwork will be selected by a GCAA’s board committee. There is no submission fee. All works must be submitted by April 30, by e-mail to: glovecitiesarts@gmail.com.

The public opening reception and awards ceremony will be June 5. The exhibition closes Aug. 5. The removal of artwork will be Aug. 6 through 9.

Due to the range of ages and cultures of the guests, GCAA is unable to accept content that includes frontal nudity or sexual in theme, or violent content. The GCAA can reject submissions that can fall under these guidelines. There may be more artists submitting works than there are window spaces available.

Artists submissions should include:

Up to five images (JPEG) of the artist’s best works. Title the images as follows: Artist Initials–Title.jpeg

For more information and call to artists, contact: glovecitiesarts@gmail.com or visit GCAA pages on Instagram and Facebook.

Upload images as attachments in the e-mail, not in the text body.

Have the JPEG as close to the resolution of 1920 pixels at 72dpi on the longest side.

Three dimensional work can have two views.

A brief description of submitted images. Include the following information: Title, year created, medium, dimensions.

A brief bio telling GCAA about the artist, as well as their contact information.

Eligibility:

∫ All works must be original works of the exhibiting artist.

∫ All entries must be of original design and personal execution.

Selected Works:

Selection notification and exhibition contracts will be sent by May 5, by e-mail. Soon after, artists will receive instructions regarding artwork drop-off and setup. The artists will be responsible for coordinating with corresponding businesses to display their artwork.

The selected works must be set up in the assigned display by June 2, in the evening.

The artists must make an appointment with the business they are working with to set up installation time.

The works must be delivered — mailed pieces will not be accepted.

The GCAA asks a 10 percent commission on all works sold.

All sales are to be made directly through the artist. Businesses are not to make sales on behalf of the artist unless explicitly instructed to do so, by the artist.

The selected artwork must be suitably framed and ready for installation.

The unsold work must be picked up promptly Aug. 5, after the show closes. The work that is not collected 60 days after the closing day will be forfeited to the GCAA. The pickup dates for this exhibition are to be arranged with the business that the artist is working with, by the artist.

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