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Nature At Its Best Art Exhibition & Competition

September 6 - September 30

Calendar of events
Delivery dates:
• Friday, September 1st, 2023 1:00PM – 5:00PM
• Saturday, September 2nd, 2023 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Show opens:
• Wednesday, September 6th, 2023 12:00 PM

Awards and art pickup:
• Saturday, October 30th, 2023 5:00PM – 6:30PM

Categories and Awards
Both 2-D & 3-D art will be accepted & judged in this show. (2-D art includes photography.)
• First place – $400
• Second place – $300
• Third place – $200
• Honorable mentions – 4 @ $25 each
• Members’ Choice – $200

Entry Fees:
Artists may enter up to 4 pieces total. Fees are as listed below:
• Stanly Arts Guild members – up to 2 pieces – $30; $10 each for up to 2 additional entries
• Non-members – up to 2 pieces – $40; $15 each for up to 2 additional entries

Rules for Entry
• All entries must reflect a nature theme. Guidelines used in the past: Fish, Fur, Feather, Forest, or Flower.
• Artists must be 18 years or older.
• Art must not be over five (5) years old and cannot have won awards in any previous Stanly Arts Guild show.
• Any art created from photos or other reference material should have permission from the originator of the photo or reference material and/or should be
changed to make the art unique by the creator of the final art.
• All artwork must remain on display until the end of the show.
• Two dimensional art and photography must not exceed 48” x 36” and not weigh more than 35 pounds. It must be properly framed or painted/printed on gallery wrap canvas.
• Three dimensional pieces must not weigh more than 75 pounds. The maximum acceptable base is 24” X 24”, with a maximum height of 72”.
• Entries must be properly prepared to hang – no saw tooth hangers will be accepted.
• Artwork must be hand delivered.
• Please note – if the number of entries exceeds available space, the show may be juried.
• Stanly Arts Guild reserves the right to decline entries deemed inappropriate, not in good taste or works not properly prepared for display.


September 6
September 30
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