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SGIAC 25th Anniversary Member Show

Entry Dates 2024-07-31T23:59:00+00:00 - 2024-07-10T18:26:00+00:00 8 Days Left


SGIAC 25th Anniversary Member Show
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Exhibition dates: August 23-25, 2024 at Mayne Island Agricultural Hall
                                  And Online Exhibition will run August 26- September 30th.
​Deadline for Submissions: July 31, 2024 – 11:59 pm PST.
The Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council invites artists from the island communities of Galiano, Mayne, Pender and Saturna to join in an exhibition and sale an exhibition and sale marking the 25th Anniversary of the Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council and celebrating our region’s creative talent.This exhibition welcomes emerging and established artists to showcase one artwork to celebrate the culture and creativity of these captivating islands. 
Who can participate
Artists with current 2024 membership in the Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council. Memberships are available online at artists must live full-time or part-time in the Southern Gulf Island communities of Galiano, Mayne, Pender or Saturna and be aged 19 and older.
Eligible art forms include:
One 2-D work: drawing, painting, mixed media, printmaking, photography, digital paintings, etc. 
One 3-D work: sculpture, ceramics, textiles, etc. New artwork is encouraged and must have been completed within the last two years. It should not have been submitted to any previous SGIAC exhibitions including Arts on the Islands exhibitions.All work must be suitable for viewing by all ages. The organizers reserve the right to exclude work that is deemed inappropriate for the setting and audience.We respect intellectual property laws. Artwork must be original and may not make substantive use of another artist's work without their permission. This includes source imagery/photographs used for reference.Size limitations due to space constraints: 
-2-D and 3-D wall-mounted work – maximum 24”x 18” in any dimension.
-3-D freestanding work – 24 wide x 24 deep x 36 high and must have a weight and configuration that can be carried by two average people.
Artists must be able to deliver their work to the home of the assigned Artist Coordinator on their island between August 17 and 22, 2024. The volunteer coordinator(s) will deliver the artwork to Mayne Island for installation on August 23.
General Information
Artworks can be for sale or not.There is no fee to participate.Artworks sold at the exhibition will be subject to a 20% sales commission to help support expenses and administrative fees.Artists are responsible for shipping/delivery of any sold artwork to purchasers.Images must be saved as jpg files max 10mb. 
Copyright notice: The Southern Gulf Islands Arts Council respects every artist’s rights to protect their original work. Therefore we observe copyright laws. Artwork submitted for exhibition that makes substantive use, in whole or in part, of the artwork of another artist will not be accepted unless express permission in writing is granted by the original creator or the reference material is within the public domain. Reference material includes but is not limited to photographs, digital images, book or printed material.​

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