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Paul Nigra Center for Creative Art
2021 Spring Art Show



2021 Spring Art Show
Show Dates: February 11 – March 25, 2021
Submission Deadline: January 17, 2021

 

Exhibition Details:
The Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts is pleased to announce its 2021 Spring Art Show, open to works of all media from artists across the nation and beyond. All artists are welcome to submit to this show.

 

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 January 20, 2021, 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, February 3; Thursday, February 4; and Friday, February 5, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Saturday, February 6, 10 a.m. to 1 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 February 6, 2021. 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 Thursday, March 25, and Friday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Saturday, March 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Important Dates:
Deadline for submission: January 17, 2021
Notification of acceptance: January 20, 2021
Work to be received at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts by: February 6, 2021

Selection of Awards: February 17, 2021
Notification of Awards: February 17, 2021
Public Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: Thursday, February 18, 2021, 3-7 p.m.
Exhibition Closes: March 25, 2021

Removal of Artwork: March 25 and 26 | 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. OR March 27 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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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