The Creative Arts Society is appealing to artists for its fine arts, arts and crafts, gift shop and frameless exhibition and sale, which will be held October 1 to 21 at the Downriver Council of the Arts, 81 Chestnut St, Wyandotte.
Open to artists aged 18 and over. Original artwork and crafts (prints allowed for postcards and note cards and unframed artwork). No molds, models or commercial kits, no resale of purchased items. Works of art will not be accepted without a label with the artist’s name, address, contact details, title, price and medium. No changes accepted after submission. All works must be for sale. The committee reserves the right to reject unprepared applications and questionable work. Tables will be provided for small items (ie jewelry, sculpture, glass, etc.). Artists are responsible for their own insurance. Bins will be provided for the Matted Unframed Artwork section of the exhibit.
Entry conditions and limitations
Fine Art Entries: Artists can enter 3 hanging art pieces and / or three-dimensional works under 50 lbs. All hanging artwork and 2D AND 3D artwork will be limited to 160 inches in circumference (including bezel and frame). Hanging artwork should be framed, wired from hooks on either side, and ready to hang. No sawtooth hangers allowed. Three-dimensional pieces should be prepared for proper display. Images (larger than 16 × 20) should be framed with plexiglass excluding pastels.
Crafts and small works, store entries: 5 jewels or handicrafts (works of art not exceeding 72 inches in circumference). Hanging artwork should be framed, wired from hooks on either side, and ready to hang. No sawtooth hangers allowed. Three-dimensional pieces should be prepared for proper display.
Tangled frameless artwork
All matted unframed artwork not exceeding 72 inches in circumference must be placed in plastic sleeves. The works will be exhibited in bins. No copies or prints of Fine Art entries.
Delivery of works of art is from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 25.
Not Accepted Artworks: All artists must show up for jury results and / or pick up refused artwork at the Downriver Council of the Arts from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 25. Appeals will be made to artists if artwork is not accepted between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. at the telephone number indicated on the request.
The show is open and free to the public. For more information and to obtain a registration form, contact; Jackie Walock 313-570-6919 or Maureen Keast 734-777-6109, mkeast1 @ aol.com or Judy Nelms 734-634-4800, judynelms @ aol.com or check out our facebook page Creativeartsociety / downriverartscraftsguild