Hill Center Galleries Call: TREEmendous

By Editorial Team on December 18, 2018
Aimee Custis Photography
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Deadline: February 1, 2019
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Exhibition Dates: March 7-April 28, 2019

Opening Reception with Juror: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6:30-8:30 pm

ELIGIBILITY: Artists from DC, Virginia and Maryland are invited to submit pieces of wall-hung art with a short description that identifies the tree that has inspired their work and/or any personal connection to it. Original work created in any medium will be considered. Artists are asked not to submit work that has been exhibited previously at Hill Center.

ENTRY FEE: $40 for up to 5 pieces, $10 for each additional piece. Payment through PayPal (which accepts all major credit cards).

GUIDELINES: Artwork must be delivered ready to hang using Hill Center’s cable-and-hook system. Details will be provided to selected artists. All artists are encouraged to sign their work. Printmakers are encouraged to indicate if prints are numbered. No size restrictions apply, as 14’ ceilings in some gallery spaces accommodate large pieces. All artwork must be available for sale.

PRIZES: Three cash prizes will be given: 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $350, 3rd Place $250.

ENTRIES: Entries must be made online at: http://hillcenterdc.org/home/call-for-entries (under Galleries and Exhibitions). Instructions are posted on the website.

JUDGING: The Exhibition will be juried by Carole Ottesen, writer, photographer and illustrator specializing in garden subjects. All artists will be notified of her decisions on/about February 7.

DELIVERY/PICKUP: Artwork selected for the exhibition must be delivered to Hill Center on Sunday, March 3, 2019, between 12-3 pm. Work is to be removed on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 8-11 am.

SALES: Artists selected for the exhibition will be required to sign the Hill Center Galleries Consignment Agreement. Hill Center Galleries shall sell artwork at the sales price submitted in the online entry, plus applicable DC sales tax, and remit proceeds to the artist, retaining a 30% sales commission. No price changes will be allowed after the call deadline.

SPONSORED BY: The Capitol Hill Art League and Hill Center

QUESTIONS? Email galleries@hillcenterdc.org