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2020 Miniature Show Prospectus

28th Annual Miniature Show

ONLINE ENTRY AT WWW.ENTRYTHINGY.COM 

Show Dates, August 4th – September 6th

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE OF ISSUES WITH THE CORONAVIRUS, THE GALLERY HAS DECIDED TO MOVE THE SHOW TO AUGUST.  THIS SHOULD GIVE EVERYONE TIME TO ASSESS THE SITUATION

Parklane Gallery
130 Park Lane, Kirkland, WA 98033
425-827-1462
www.parklanegallery.org

Important Dates:

February 1st – July 1st- Online Entry:  www.entrythingy.com

July 1 – DEADLINE FOR ENTRY

July 3 – Jury notifications sent

July 22 – Deadline for receipt of shipped entries (accepted entries only)

NOTE: There is a 4 day grace period for International entries

July 18 – Hand-carried entries received at the gallery 11am – 2pm (accepted entries only)

August 4 – Opening Day of Show

August 14 – 5pm – 7pm- Artist Reception

September 6 – Last Day of Show

September 6-8  Pickup of unsold work by local artists.

September 10 -15 unsold work requiring shipping will be shipped back to artists

Awards:

                        Best of Show              $500
                        1st Place                        $300
                        2nd Place                       $200

                         *Multiple Sponsor Awards

Juror:   Angela Bandurka:  www.angelabanduka.com

Angela is a Master Signature Member of the International Society of Acrylic Painters, a member of the National Oil & Acrylic Painter’s Society and the National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic.  Angela was named one of Southwest Art Magazine’s “Artists to Watch” in July 2019.

Entry Fees:      First entry fee is $25; add $5 for each additional, up to 7 entries per artist.  Entry fees may be paid online through PayPal at time of registration.

ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.

Entry Requirements:  2D miniature art that has not been previously shown in this gallery is acceptable. All entries must be original work produced by the entrant. All pieces must be marked for sale with a minimum price of $150 per piece. There will be a 40% commission per sale.

Entries will be juried by strict adherence to the international definition of miniature art. Summary:

Miniature art is fine art on a small scale with minute attention to detail which can be enlarged or withstand close inspection without revealing any faults.

A representational subject should be no larger than 1/6th or smaller than their actual size. Subjects too small for portrayal in 1/6th or smaller than their actual size may meet the spirit of a miniature if the work meets the above definition of miniature art.  Non-representational work such as abstracts may meet the spirit of a miniature of all other factors in the definition of a miniature are met.

NOTE:  NO PHOTOGRAPHY, COMPUTER GENERATED, OR DIGITAL ART WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 SIZE REQUIREMENTS:

2D images must not exceed 25 square inches. The outside measurements of the frame shall not exceed 6” x 8” in perimeter, or 28” total linear measurement around the outside of the frame.

FRAMING REQUIREMENTS

All 2D entries must be framed, wired properly with D rings. On very small work a single D ring or sawtooth hanger is acceptable.

The back of the frame should be covered neatly with paper

NO SECTIONAL FRAMES, METAL FRAMES, GLASS CLIPS AND UNFRAMED WORK  WILL BE ACCEPTED.

All accepted work must have a label with the following information attached to the back:

  • Artist Name
  • Title of Art
  • Medium
  • Size of image & size of frame
  • Price

SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS: Ship all accepted entries to arrive no later than April 21st to:

Hilda Bordianu
14001 90th Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034

ALL SHIPPED WORK MUST INCLUDE A SELF-ADDRESSED PREPAID RETURN SHIPPING LABEL

 LOCAL HAND CARRIED ART:  Deliver to Parklane Gallery, 130 Park Lane, Kirkland, on July 18th between 11am and 2pm.  PHONE:  425- 827-1462

Parklane Gallery takes every precaution to prevent loss or damage to the art, but will not be responsible for any loss or damage.  All artists who enter the show agree to hold Parklane Gallery harmless for any loss or damage.

Parklane Gallery reserves the right to refuse any entry that does not meet the requirements.

Guidelines for online entry:  All work must be photographed with the frame. Please indicate the frame size AND the size of the image.  When photographing your own work, avoid background clutter, glare or reflection.  Do not skew the proportions of the art.  Ensure the photo is in focus and properly lit.  Images may be used by Parklane Gallery to promote the show via publication and online.

NOTE:  ensure that your images have a minimum of 1920 pixels on the long side.  There are websites and apps available to download if you need help resizing images (example: ‘Image Resizer’)

QUESTIONS?            Email: loishaskell@gmail.com

2020 Sponsors Include:

Richeson Art (richesonart.com)

Sakura of America (sakuraofamerica.com)

SourceTek (canvaspanels.com)

Ampersand (ampersandart.com)

HK Holbein Inc (holbeinartistmaterials.com)

Art and Craftsman Supply (artistcraftsman.com)

Please Support our Sponsors

Address

130 Park Lane
Kirkland, WA 98033, USA
(425) 827-1462
info@parklanegallery.org

Closed Temporarily

All Art Galleries in the State of Washington are now closed.. However, we are still taking orders online and offering free shipping.

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