Competitions & Contests

Coastal Living - A Members' Showcase Exhibition

Entry Dates 2019-03-11T17:00:00 - 2019-01-01T07:00:00 18 Days Left



A Members' Showcase Exhibition

Dates: April 12 - July 14, 2019
The Rehoboth Beach Municipal Building
229 Rehoboth Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
Second Floor Atrium Gallery
Submission Fee: 20.00 dollars for up to three submissions
Eligibility: Artists must be current members of the Rehoboth Art League. Your membership must be active through the last day of the exhibition. 

Theme: Have your artwork viewed by many residents and visitors to Rehoboth Beach! The City of Rehoboth Beach is looking for artwork that depicts the best of coastal living to adorn the second-floor gallery of its new Municipal Building. This exhibition runs for nine weeks, during the downtown’s busiest time of year. Artists may replace sold works throughout the exhibition. Size recommendations are approximately 24" x 24" and up.

Application Deadline: Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5pm
Notification of Acceptance: Friday, March 18, 2019 by 5pm
Delivery of Works (if accepted): March 19 - April 5, 2019, to the Corkran Gallery, RAL
Opening Reception: Friday, April 12, 5-7pm
Juror: Jacalyn Beam

Exhibition Juror
Jacalyn Beam was born in Chester County, PA.  Her early training in art was rooted in the history and beauty of the Brandywine Valley. She holds a B.S. in Music, M.Ed. and Ed.D. and has always had a passion for painting. The Wyeths, Sorolla, Sargent, Sotter, Schofield, and Thayer are a few of her favorite artists. Ms. Beam is a member of the American Impressionist Society, Oil Painters of America, Washington Society of Landscape Painters and the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association (MAPAPA). She served on the Board of Directors of MAPAPA and the Chaddsford Historical Society for eight years. Ms. Beam is included in the book, 100 Mid Atlantic Plein Air Painters, published by Shiffer. She is also featured in Brandywine Reflections as an artist helping to preserve the Brandywine traditions.

There are no awards given for this exhibition.

Submission Requirements
Submitted works must be 2-D and able to hang from the wall with a hook. Submitted works must be produced no earlier than 2017. Works previously displayed at RAL are permitted to be submitted for this exhibition. Submission images must be less than 4MB each.  Upon each submission, you will receive an email confirming that your image has been received. You may re-enter the call until the deadline to delete, change, and/or edit your submissions. Check out this instructional video to resize larger images using both Mac and Windows operating systems.

Pick-up and Delivery
Delivery dates are as noted above. Pick-up dates are within 7 days following the last day of the exhibition. All artwork must be picked up by the artist and/or shipping arrangements prepaid and prearranged by the artist at the end date of the show. RAL is not responsible for the return of any artwork(s) if unclaimed, or when no arrangements have been made. There is a storage fee of five dollars ($5.00) / day / piece for any work(s) that remains at the RAL after 14 days following the close of the exhibition.

The RAL is not responsible for any wrapping materials or boxes left at the time of delivery.

Works must be displayed throughout the entire length of the exhibition. Sold works may be replaced. Replaced images must meet the approval of the Rehoboth Art League. Recommended sizes are approximately 24" x 24" and up.  All 2-D works must be wall hung ready. Any special requirements for hanging must be discussed with the Exhibitions Director in advance of delivery.

All works must be available for sale. The artist will receive a sixty-five percent (65%) payment for any works sold during this exhibition. Following the exhibition: the artist must pay a thirty (35%) percent commission to the RAL for any work(s) sold outside of the RAL to a buyer who was introduced to the work(s) while on display during this exhibition. Works must be produced no earlier than 2017.

Any works remaining at the RAL after two (2) months past the end date of this exhibition will be forfeited to the Rehoboth Art League.

By submitting works into this exhibition, you agree to the above terms and conditions.