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Connecticut Women Artists
2022 Connecticut Women Artists Annual Members' Juried Show



CALL FOR ENTRIES

Connecticut Women Artists

2022 Annual Members’ Juried Show


at the Art League of New Britain
30 Cedar Street, New Britain, CT 06052
Saturday, April 2 – Friday, April 29, 2022
Opening Reception & Award Ceremony: Saturday, April 2, 2-4 pm
Closing Reception: Friday, April 29, 6 - 8 pm


ELIGIBILITY

PLEASE READ THROUGH THIS ENTIRE PROSPECTUS CAREFULLY... TWICE.

• This show is open to all CWA Members whose dues are paid in full.
• Up to three images may be submitted online at Online Juried Shows.
• Only original work in painting, mixed media, drawing, collage, printmaking, fiber art, photography,
sculpture is allowed. Photomechanical reproductions of original work (giclee prints) are not eligible.
By entering this exhibit, you attest that this work is not that of other artists or for which you do not
hold the copyright.
• CWA reserves the right to refuse any artwork for suspected copyright infringement. Any accepted
work that violates copyright will be withdrawn from the exhibition immediately. Should such an entry
be given an award, the award money must be returned at once.
• Work submitted must not have been shown in any previous juried CWA shows and must have been
completed within the last three years.
• Two-dimensional work must be no larger than 42” wide or 60” in height, including the frame,
with a maximum weight of 35 lbs.
• Sculpture (3D) must weigh less than 50 lbs.

ACCEPTED WORK

 All work must be thoroughly dry, ready to hang and wired. No saw-tooth hangers, tacks or pins are allowed. No clip frames will be accepted. All other frames must be of sound construction. Please note: It is the responsibility of the artist to ask the venue to approve any non-traditional hanging methods. Work will not be accepted if these requirements are not met.

ENTRY FEES*

All entries are online using Online Juried Shows. First entry is $30, second entry $5, third entry $5 (Paypal or credit card). If 2022 dues are not paid in full, the entry submission will be invalid.

JUROR OF SELECTION AND AWARDS

Susan Finnegan, Visiting Professor of Painting at Trinity College and Adjunct Professor at Hartford Art School

SUBMISSION

Online Juried Shows Submission Deadline is midnight Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Enter up to three images online at www.onlinejuriedshows.com. For best results, make sure your image is 1920 pixels @72 dpi on the longest side. Images should be in JPEG format, RGB color, and less than 4 mb.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

 For help photographing your work and properly sizing images go to: www.onlinejuriedshows.com/help.aspx. For help entering, contact OnlineJuriedShows@gmail.com or call 888-666-1351 during
business hours, Monday 10 am to 2 pm Pacific time and Tuesday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm.

Please note: Online Juried Shows is closed on weekends.

SALES

CWA takes NO commission. Art League of New Britain will take 30% commission.

AWARDS

Six awards totaling $1000 will be granted in cash prizes:

1st Award $350
2nd Award $200
Alternative Art Award* $200
Juror Award $100
Council Award $100
President Award $ 50

* Category Criteria- this award is given to a bas relief or 3-D work. Eligible media are any (or a mix) of the following: ceramic, glass, fiber, wood, metal, found objects and other mixed media.

CALENDAR – Time-line of events

1. Deadline for entry: work must be submitted to Online Juried Shows before midnight, Tuesday,
March 1, 2022.
2. Notification online (onlinejuriedshows.com) by Monday, March 14, 2022.
3. Drop off of accepted artwork: Friday, March 25, 6- 8 pm, and Saturday, March 26, 2-4 pm
4. Opening Reception and Award Ceremony: Saturday, April 2, 2022, 2-4 pm
5. Closing Reception: Friday, April 29, 6-8 pm
6. Pick up of artwork: Friday, April 29, after closing reception and Saturday, April 30, 2-4 pm

OUR ORGANIZATION

Connecticut Women Artists (CWA) was founded over 93 years ago, in 1929, when 20 women artists exhibited at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford. Since exhibition opportunities were rare for women at that time, they started a society of female artists. As one of this country’s oldest continuing art organizations for women, CWA now has over 170 elected members. Because CWA does not own its
own gallery, the organization is able to choose from among other noteworthy Connecticut venues in which to hold their exhibits.

Connecticut Women Artists encourages all members to enter this CWA Members’ Juried exhibit and show our diverse and exceptional range of creative talents.

ANNUAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Each year, CWA chooses two senior high school students as winners from participants in the Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards. They each receive $500 and CWA invites them to show their work in this exhibit.

DISCLAIMER/LEGAL

 CWA, Inc, its officers or agents, and the Art League of New Britain assume no responsibility for loss or damage of any kind during drop off, exhibition, or pick up. Submission of all artwork, framing, and
other materials is at the sole risk of the artist. CWA reserves the right to photograph or use submitted images for publicity. The show committee reserves the right to reject work not accurately represented by the images submitted. No substitutions allowed. Artist’s entry confirms agreement to all conditions herein stated.

Work must remain in the exhibition throughout the entire show; it cannot be removed until after the closing reception. CWA and the Art League of New Britain will not be responsible for loss or damage to art not claimed by Saturday, April 30, at 4pm. Insurance is the responsibility of each artist. Unclaimed artwork will be held in storage by CWA at the cost of $5 per day to be paid by the artist. After 30 days this artwork will become the property of CWA.

For information or questions NOT covered by the prospectus, contact Members’ Show Chair, Cynthia Cooper: cmcooper@me.com, 860-356-6539. To give permission for someone else to pick up your work, please use text or email so there is a record of it.

DIRECTIONS:

Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain, CT 06052

From the East/North: I-84 W toward Hartford, Take Left Exit 35 – CT 72 E toward RT 9. Take Exit 8 – Columbus Blvd. toward Downtown/ New Britain. Turn Right onto Lake St. which turns into Cedar St.

From the West: I-84 E, Slight left onto CT-72 E, Take Exit 8 for Columbus Blvd toward Downtown/New Britain. Turn right onto Lake St which becomes Cedar St.

From the South: I-91 N to I-9 W, Take Exit 26-Downtown New Britain, Merge onto Columbus Blvd. When you cannot go straight, turn left onto Cedar St.

*Entrance for all destinations: Very quickly there will be a house-shaped sign bearing the letters ALNB. This sign, between two white buildings that house law offices, marks the entrance to the ALNB parking lot. Turn right into the driveway between the law offices down to the back parking lot where you will see the ALNB red carriage house on the right corner.



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