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Houston Art Society
Houston Art Society Online Fall Show



    

Houston Art Society

Online Fall Show

 

  $1,000 in Cash Awards

 

  $150 for Best of Show

 

$100 for First Prize in 8 categories

Floral, Portrait, Still Life, Landscape,

 Mixed Media, Animal, Abstract, Digital 

 

$50 for Best School Age Student 

 

Ribbons given for 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention

 

FRAN ELLISOR, JUDGE

Fran is an accomplished and highly respected artist, having worked as a professional artist for over 30 years. She is a designated “Master Artist” with the Outdoor Painters Society and has received Signature designation with the American Impressionist
Society and the American Women Artists.

http://www.ellisorart.com

 

The show is an online-only exhibit and will be published on 

OnlineJuriedShows.com, on the HoustonArtSociety.com website, and for sale on OnlineGalleryShows.com.

 

 

Important Dates

Online Entry Opening

Monday, Sept. 28, 2020

Online Entry Deadline

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020

Online Show Goes Live

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Eligibility Requirements

 

  • The show is open to members of Houston Art Society and Lone Star Art Guild members (LSAG).

 

  • Artwork must have been created in the last 2 years.

 

  • The piece must be an original by the artist.  The piece may not be copied from another artist’s work or created under supervision or in a workshop or a class.

 

  • The artwork cannot have won a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place ribbon in a previous HAS or LSAG show.

 

  • No digitally manipulated work (other than cropping and sizing) is allowed except in the Digital Category of the show.  Artwork cannot be enhanced.

 

  • The Digital category includes: Photoshopped/enhanced artwork, digital photography and art designed with Procreate or other digital apps.

 

 

Entry Fees

 

HAS Member:  

  • 1-3 images for $30 and $10 for each additional.  A total of 5 images allowed.

LSAG Member:

  • 1-3 images for $40 and $15 for each additional.  A total of 5 images allowed.

School Student Member:

  • Must become an HAS student member:  $5.  
  •   1-5 images at $5 an image.  A total of 5 images allowed.  

 

If you would like to become a member of HAS, please visit our website at
http://www.HoustonArtSociety.com.  See JOIN HAS in top menu on website.  Membership is $30 a year for adults and $5 for school students.         

 

Entry Process:

 

 

 

  • Submit up to 5 images.

 

  • Images should be in JPEG format and cropped to not show any frame or mat, only the artwork.  Images should be right side up and not crooked.

 

  • Ideally your image should be 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.  At the very least, your image should be 800 pixels on the longest side.

File size cannot be larger than 4MB.

 

 

 

manager@onlinejuriedshows.com

 

 

Payments

 

The entry fee is paid via PayPal or credit card to Online Juried Shows upon completion of registration.  No checks accepted.  All entry fees are nonrefundable and must be paid by the entry deadline.

When payment is complete, you will be issued a receipt with images of all paintings registered and paid for.

 

Sales and Pricing

 

If your art is not for sale, mark it NFS (Not for Sale).  All sales will be handled through OnlineGalleryShows.com with a 15% commission rate.  If you choose to sell your artwork, all pricing must include shipping to anywhere in the Continental United States.  All pieces for sale on the OnlineGalleryShows.com website include free shipping for the buyer; so please make sure that you realistically calculate a shipping price and include that, as well as the commission rate,  in the price of your artwork.  

 

Shipping of Sold Pieces

 

This is an online show posted on the OnlineGalleryShows.com website (http://www.onlinegalleryshows.com) .  You should have your piece ready to ship within 7 days of your being notified of the sale.  The proceeds check for the sold pieces will be sent to HAS within 10 business days of the exhibition close, and then distributed to the artists. Payment is contingent upon confirmation that the artwork has been received by the buyer.

 

 

Divisions/Categories

 

This is NOT a LSAG approved show.  Unlike our previous HAS shows, there will be no divisions (Professional thru Adult Student) or categories based on mediums.  The categories will be: 

 

  • Floral
  • Portrait
  • Still Life
  • Landscape
  • Abstract
  • Animal
  • Mixed Media
  • Digital

 

Any adult artist in any medium is eligible for these prizes.  There will be no division of elementary, middle or high school in the Student Category.  One student will win the Best Student Award.  There will be a Best of Show Award.

 

Contacts

 

Please direct questions about the HAS Open Show to:

schoyt@att.net, ekirkpatrick@mindspring.com, patwaughtal@gmail.com or madams21@comcast.net

 

HAS will provide handouts on sizing photos and a Zoom class on how to size photos to assist you in participating in our first online show.

 

HAS will also provide a file with information regarding the calculation of shipping charges that need to be included in your pricing.

 

 

 

Terms:

As a condition of entry to the 2020 HAS Virtual Fall Show, the submitting artist agrees to the terms and conditions stated herein including granting permission to the Houston Art Society and Online Juried Shows to reproduce the entered paintings on the websites noted above for advertising and promotional purposes only.  No images will be used or published for any purpose except as stated above.

 

OnlineGalleryShows.com will be sending all accepted artists a DocuSign contract that must be signed and submitted prior to the show going live on Saturday, December 5th. 




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