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Paul Nigra Center for Creative Art
2020 New York State Summer Art Show



2020 New York State Summer Art Show
Show Dates: July 30 – September 25, 2020
Submission Deadline: July 5, 2020

 

Exhibition Details:
The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is excited to announce its fifth annual New York State Summer Art Show, celebrating the work of artists from across New York State. All artists who live in New York are welcome to submit work in any medium.

 

All works must be submitted via the website www.OnlineJuriedShows.com.

 

Awards:
Through the generous donations of supporters, the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is able to offer awards and prizes for this show.

 

Eligibility: 

  • All works must be original works of the artist.
  • All entries must be of original design and personal execution.
  • Artwork previously shown at Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is not eligible for submission.

 

Nudity Policy:

Due to the wide range of ages and cultures of the guests we host regularly at the Nigra Arts Center, we are not able to accept content that includes frontal nudity or is sexual in theme. It is the sole discretion of the Nigra Arts Center gallery administrator and executive director to accept or reject submissions that may fall under these guidelines.

 

Fees:
The fee for entry of up to three (3) works will be $25 for non-members ($10 per additional entry) for a maximum of five entries. Members of the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts may submit three entries for $15 ($7 per additional entry) for a maximum of five entries. Those submitting online should complete their payment at www.OnlineJuriedShows.com. Entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline. Artists interested in becoming members should visit www.pncreativeartscenter.org/membership or call (518) 661-9932 for more information.

 

Legal: 

  • All works must be of original design and copyright of the artist.
  • The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts reserves the right to utilize all images submitted to this show in promotion of the exhibition and for the general promotion of the arts center.
  • The Nigra Arts Center may rescind the right of hanging any work unsuitably presented or misrepresented.

 

Selected Works: 

  • Selection notification will be sent by email by July 9, 2020, at which time explicit instructions will be given regarding artwork drop-off. In light of recent events, we must alter our drop-off procedures to ensure proper social distancing and health and safety protocols.
  • Selected works must be received at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts during the following days: Wednesday, July 15; Thursday, July 16; and Friday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Artists MUST make an appointment for drop-off by calling (518) 661-9932 or emailing Megan Balser at balserm@thearclexington.org.
  • Works that are shipped to the Nigra Art Center must be received by July 17, 2020. The mailing address for the Nigra Arts Center is 2736 New York 30, Gloversville, NY 12078.
  • The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts will retain a 20% commission on all works sold.
  • Selected artwork must be suitably framed and ready for installation.
  • All shipping is at the expense of the artist. There is a $10 handling fee for each package shipped to the Nigra Arts Center. The handling fee covers condition reporting and photographing of the work as it arrives and follow up condition report at the conclusion of the exhibition. You must include a prepaid shipping label for the return of the work. If we do not receive the $10 handling fee or the prepaid shipping label, we will not be able to mail your work back to you. Accepted artists will receive detailed information regarding shipping and handling requirements.
  • Unsold work must be picked up promptly after the show closes. Work that is not collected 60 days after the last day of the show will be forfeited to the Nigra Arts Center. Pickup dates for this exhibition are Friday, September 25, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, September 26, from 9 a.m. to noon; Monday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; or Tuesday, September 29, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Important Dates:
Deadline for submission: July 5, 2020
Notification of acceptance: July 9, 2020
Work to be received at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts by: July 17, 2020

Selection of Awards: August 5, 2020
Notification of Awards: August 5, 2020
Public Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: August 6, 2020, 6-8 p.m.
Exhibition Closes: September 25, 2020

Removal of Artwork: September 25, 28 and 29, 2020 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. or September 26 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Entering Your Images Online:
You can enter your images online at www.OnlineJuriedShows.com
. Entry form must be filled out in its entirety. List sizes up to the nearest inch. Submitted images must not include matting or frame. Crop the photos to include only the artwork. Be sure your images are right-side-up.

Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi. Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space. Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at: www.OnlineJuriedShows.com/help.aspx. If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here: https://onlinejuriedshows.com/Contact.aspx

Please add Services@OnlineJuriedShows.com and Manager@OnlineJuriedShows.com to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.

Location: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 2736 New York 30, Gloversville, New York 

 

For more information, contact: Brenda Dwyer, gallery curator, (518) 661-9932 ext. 157 or dwyerb@thearclexington.org.

 


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