CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Art of Botanical Illustration Exhibition
October 8, 2009 – November 14, 2009
An Exhibition at The Rye Arts Center featuring the work of Students, faculty & alumni of the Botanical Art and Illustration Program of the New York Botanical Garden.
Address: The Rye Arts Center Gallery at 51 Milton Road, Rye, NY 10580
Eligibility: Students, faculty & alumni of the Botanical Art and Illustration Program of the New York Botanical Garden.
Subject: Botanical and natural science themes.
Media: All original two dimensional work is acceptable. No size limitation.
Submissions: Please submit your high resolution images (300dpi) in jpeg format, with image being no larger than 8×10”. A maximum of three images per artist will be accepted. Mail CD to Attn:
Emilia Del Peschio
The Rye Arts Center
51 Milton Road
Rye, NY 10580
or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, please write “Entry for Botanical Illustration Exhibition”.
Submission Deadline: September 1, 2009
Presentation: All works must be exhibition-ready (i.e. framed in a simple, appropriate manner and wired for hanging) in order to be accepted by RAC.
Notification: Artists will be notified by September 12th of the jury’s decision.
Sale of Work: If your work is for sale, RAC receives 30% of the sale price. Artwork may not be removed until the close of the exhibition. Only juried pieces will be displayed. Pricing should include frame.
Awards: Best in Show and Honorable Mentions will be designated.
Juried: This is a juried exhibition; only professional quality work will be accepted.
Entry Fee: $25.00, Please make check payable to The Rye Arts Center. The entry fee is non-refundable.
Jurors: Professional representatives from RAC & NYBG will jury entries for botanical and technical accuracy and artistic merit.
Location: The Rye Arts Center
Opening & Reception: A reception will be held at the Rye Arts Center, Thursday, October 8th, 2009 at 6:30-8:30 pm
Entry forms: Please visit www.ryeartscenter.org to download entry forms. Forms are also available at the RAC and at the Office of Continuing Education at the NYBG.
Contact: Emilia Del Peschio, Arts Program Coordinator at 914-967-0700 ext.33.