COASTAL AUTUMN JURIED PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT

Exhibition Dates:  September 22 - 30, 2018
Location:  Homestead Gallery
Call Deadline:  September 4, 2018 (noon)
Notificatoin of Acceptance by:  September 7(5:00 pm)
Registration Fee: $20.00

Only online entries will be reviewed

This call for entry is open to all RAL Member and Non-Member Artists. Artists will have five days to paint scenes that embody the natural beauty or culture of our coastal community. Works must be created in designated areas in the Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and Bethany Beach areas.  Each artist will then have the opportunity to enter their best piece for judging and the possiblity to win a monetary award. Each artist's selected piece will then be on display in the Homestead Gallery. All original works must be created during the designated time period. This event will be tied into a RAL fundraiser scheduled for September 21, 2018.  Five works will be selected by the Award's Judge to be auctioned off during this event.

Artists are asked to embrace the spirt of plein air painting and to create their works on-site in an outdoor setting without the use of photography.

Allowable mediums: oils, acrylic, mixed media, pastel/conte, pencils, inks, charcoal. No photography


IMPORTANT DATES
September 4, 2018 at noon:   Application Deadline
September  7 by 5:00pm:   Notificaton of Acceptance 
September 14 - 15:  Canvas Stamping, in the Corkran Gallery. Gallery hours are Mon - Sat 10:00am - 4:00pm and noon - 4pm on Sunday.
September 14 - 20:   Paint Out. Artist will choose their selected site based upon a list of available sites provided by RAL.
                                 Finished works must be delivered to RAL by noon on September 20.
Friday, September 21 (time TBA):  RAL Fundraiser and auction of award-winning works
September 21 - 30:  All works will be on display in the Homestead Gallery
October 15:  Deadline for pick-up of work

AWARDS
Monetary Awards: Best in Show $500.00.
                              Other awards (the number to be determined): $250.00 each
Awards Judge: Brain Murphy. Brian Murphy is an award-winning plein air painter who has committed himself to capturing on canvas the scenic environment throughout the United Sates, Europe and Asia. 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Each artist must submit three images of previous plein air work.  Submitted works must be produced no earlier than 2016. They must be examples of plein air work. Submission images must be less than 4MB each.  Upon each submission, you will receive an email confirming acceptance. 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.

DELIVERY AND PICK-UP
Delivery dates are as noted above. Pick-up dates are by October 15, 2018. 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.  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.

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

DISPLAY
Works must be displayed throughout the entire length of the exhibition. No works can be larger than 20" x 24". All works must be wall hung ready with a wire. 

COMMISSIONS
All works must be available for sale. Please refer to the information above for commission details.

By submitting works into this call for entry you agree to the above terms and conditions.


 Submission images must be less than 4MB each.  Upon each submission, you will receive an email confirming acceptance. 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.
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