Deadline to Apply: Sep 15, 2023
Artist Notification: Sep 19, 2023 (by email)
Artwork Drop-off Deadline: Oct 27, 2023
Shows Run: Nov 4 thru Nov 25, 2023
Gala: Nov 11, 2023 (5pm-8pm)
1st Place Prize: $300
2nd Place Prize: $200
3rd Place Prize: $100
People's Choice Award: $50
There is no entry fee for the Veteran's Art Show. The entry fees have been paid by sponsors.
Artwork must be suitable for hanging with hooks and wire. Please print your name on the back of your artwork or, attach a mailing sticker to the back for identification.
The judges have full discretion to accept or reject any work of art entered into the show.
The EXibit Fine Art Center and Gallery will handle all sales during the show and retain a 20% commission on all artwork sold during the exhibition. The EXibit Gallery will deduct the 20% commission from the artist's asking price (So add 20% to your price if you want to sell your work during the show). Artwork that is not for sale must be marked NFS (Not For Sale) on the entry form.
Marketing and Publicity
Artists are expected to promote their exhibition through their own social media networks, and be available to take any other appropriate promotional opportunities presented to them by The EXibit Fine Art Center and Gallery. The EXibit Gallery will promote exhibitions through online listings and editorial in a range of print and web-based media outlets, including The EXibit website, Facebook Page, Instagram, and other social media accounts.
The gallery is supervised by the EXibit staff and volunteers during all business hours and all care is taken to ensure that exhibition security is of the highest standard.
Individuals will be accountable for insuring their own artwork.
Public Liability Insurance
The EXibit Fine Art Center and Gallery holds Public Liability Insurance, and a copy of this policy is available upon request.
Delivery of Artwork for the Show
Hand Delivered Work
Artwork accepted for the exhibition may be hand delivered during regular gallery hours
(If you can't deliver your work during regular gallery hours call 815-258-5191 to make other arrangements)
The EXibit Gallery will accept delivery from artists wishing to ship their work. Artists are responsible for the costs of shipping and insurance to and from the gallery. You must include a pre-printed shipping label for your preferred carrier inside the box with your artwork.
Artwork must be shipped to:
The EXibit Gallery, 315-A Bedford Road, Morris, IL, 60450.
Artwork must be packed in reusable shipping materials, box or crate (no plastic peanuts please). The EXibit Gallery assumes no liability for damages to your artwork during shipping or while in our possession.
Pickup of Artwork after the show
Hand Delivered Work
For hand delivered work you may pick up your artwork during regular gallery hours:
Or call 815-258-5191 to make other arrangements.
Shipped work will be repackaged and shipped in the same box it was delivered, using your prepaid return shipping label.
315-A Bedford Road
Morris, IL 60450
Phone Number: 815-258-5191
Hours: Saturday 11am-3pm
The EXibit Fine Art Center and Gallery is a not-for-profit community based organization in Morris, Illinois, that developes, promotes and produces high quality visual arts and crafts through a range of arts access and education programs, community activities, exhibitions and events. We aim to contribute to the cultural life of our region by nurturing creative potential, supporting artists and encouraging people of all ages and background to actively engage with the arts. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
The EXibit Mission Statement
"To educate the young, inspire the adult, and enrich our community through the arts."
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