Opportunities - Exhibitions

Call for Entries – Wayne Art Center

Deadline March 1: The Wayne Art Center is pleased to announce that registration for the 10th annual Plein Air Festival will open from November 1, 2015 through March 1, 2016. The artists selected to participate will have five days to paint on the Main Line and in Philadelphia before the Anniversary Gala on May 14. The exhibition will run from May 14 through June 25, 2016.

JUROR: Wayne Art Center is pleased to welcome T. Allen Lawson as the juror for the 10th Anniversary of Wayne Art Center’s Plein Air Festival. Lawson is an award-winning plein air artist who has dedicated himself to studying the rhythms and subtleties of his surroundings. He will select the participating artists and present over $15,000 in awards at the Anniversary Gala.

1. Entry is open to plein air artists in all painted media. Registration is from November 1, 2015 to March 1, 2016.
2. Entries must be submitted online through www.waynepleinairentry.org. The entry fee is $40 and must be paid by PayPal, credit card or personal check. All entries must be paid in full by March 1, 2016; unpaid entries will not be considered by the juror.
3. Artists may submit up to three paintings representing their body of work. Digital images must be in JPEG format at 300 dpi, 1200×1800 pixels.
4. Works submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2013.
5. All work must be available for sale during the exhibition; Wayne Art Center retains 40% of sale price. All work will be insured for 60% of sale value while on display. The Wayne Art Center will not be responsible for loss or damage of work in transit.
6. Any new paintings commissioned during the course of the Plein Air exhibition will be treated as a sale; Wayne Art Center retains 40% of sale price.

November 1, 2015 through March 1, 2016
Online application ($40 entry fee)
March 14
Notification of accepted and declined work
May 9
Artist Welcome Dinner and canvas stamping
May 10-12
Artists paint within 20 miles of Wayne, PA
May 13
Artists paint in Philadelphia and designated locations
May 14
Artists paint in downtown Wayne
May 14
Anniversary Gala and Artist Reception at Wayne Art Center
May 14–June 25
10th Anniversary Juried and Invitational Plein Air Exhibition open to the public

Opportunity posted on: October 30, 2015