Competitions & Contests

Local Inspiration: Members' Juried Showcase

Entry Dates 2021-07-12T17:00:00 - 2021-03-01T05:00:00 18 Days Left


Image Credit: "Looking south, Bethany Beach," pastel, by Laura Hickman

Local Inspiration

A Members' Juried Showcase Exhibition

Dates: July 30, 2021 through September 19, 2021
The Rehoboth Beach Municipal Building
229 Rehoboth Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
Second Floor Atrium Gallery
Registration Fee: $20.00 for up to two submissions. (Registration fee is non-refundable)
Eligibility: Artists must be current members of the Rehoboth Art League. Your membership must be active through the last day of the exhibition. 

Sussex County is filled with iconic images and scenery that have been a source of inspiration for many artists. Old towns and architecture, beaches, dunes and wetlands, boardwalks, trails, and farmland are bound with endless possibilities.  RAL welcomes its members to submit work based on images and scenery representative of lower Delaware.

Application Deadline: Monday, July 12, 2021 (5pm).
Notification of Acceptance: By Friday, July 16, 2021.
Delivery of Works (if accepted): July 17, 2021 through July 23, 2021 to the Corkran Gallery, RAL
Opening Reception: TBA
Pick-up of unsold work: Monday, September 20 through Sunday, September 26, 2021 (at RAL Campus).

Juror: Molly Honey King
Molly Honey King is an artist, designer, and craftsperson from Milford, Delaware. She earned an Associate of Arts Degree with a concentration in illustration from Delaware College of Art and Design in Wilmington, DE, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a concentration in fine arts from Flagler College in Saint Augustine, Florida.
King works in a variety of techniques including two-dimensional, three-dimensional, aesthetic, and practical. Her truest artistic love is drawing in pen and ink, charcoal, and graphite, but her greatest skill is her versatility. Molly is a graphic designer, illustrator, printmaker, seamstress, jewelry-maker, and more.
She works at the Peninsula Gallery in Lewes, Delaware custom picture framing, web marketing, and coordinating exhibitions. She also runs a small design company out of her home specializing in websites for artists and teaches classes at the Mispillion Art League.

There are no awards given for this exhibition.

Submission Requirements
Submitted works must be 2-D and be wired and ready to hang (NO SAWTOOTH HANGERS ARE PERMITTED). Submitted works must be produced no earlier than 2019. 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.  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.

Although every effort will be made in the safe handling of artwork, Rehoboth Art League will not be held liable for any theft or damage of consigned artwork during the exhibition period. The artist is responsible for packing, shipping, insurance and other handling expenses and the risk of loss or damage incurred in the delivery of the artworks to the RAL. The RAL shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any artworks that occur after their delivery to the gallery and until they are either sold or picked up by the artist. The artist is responsible for the return (by pick-up or delivery) of all unsold work(s).

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 2019.

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.