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Membership Medley 2020

Prospectus

Blue Line Arts is pleased to present our Membership Medley show as a small token of our appreciation of your support as a creative member. We recognize our members are the backbone of our organization and this show has become one of our most treasured exhibitions. The exhibition will be a great opportunity to show off the amazing talent we have in our membership to the Sacramento area. In addition to submissions, each artist will have the option of selling two prints or cards. We also will be providing more video content, from virtual tours to artist interviews, to uplift our artists and the arts community during these interesting times. Thank you for your support of Blue Line Arts and for your participation in “Membership Medley!”

Prizes:

1st: $300

2nd: $200

3rd: $100

Juror: Jennifer Jackson

Jennifer is the co-owner and principal of Grigio Art Consulting, a Sacramento firm that specializes in curating art collections for healthcare and corporate clients. Throughout California, Jennifer collaborates with local artists in different communities to bring their work into new environments. With an emphasis on story-telling, community relations, and healing art, Grigio provides a unique viewpoint for art consulting. Notably, Jennifer has curated local art for the Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Dignity Medical Group, Shriners for Children, and Kaiser Permanente. Jennifer is also an active member of the Sacramento art community, with ties to the Creative Economy Project, M5Arts (the organizers of the Art Hotel and Art Street events), and as a previous Vice President of the Blue Line Arts board of directors. Jennifer also founded and operates The Red Museum, an artist space in Downtown Sacramento that also hosts an annual music festival, Red Ex. From growing up in the Sierra Nevada foothills, attending UC Davis, and eventually settling in Midtown Sacramento, Jennifer holds a deep passion for the arts in this region is dedicated to helping them thrive.

Important Dates

Deadline to enter: May 18, 2020

Artist Notification: May 25, 2020

Exhibition Dates: June 12 – July 25, 2020

Shipping deadline of work to Blue Line Arts: May 25, 2020

Hand deliver work to Blue Line Arts: June 7 or 8, from 10am – 3pm

Opening Reception: June 12, 2020 from 5 pm – 8 pm

Pick up unsold work from Blue Line Arts: July 26 or 27, from 10 am – 3 pm

Eligibility

  • Open to members only.
  • All artwork must be original and completed within the last two years.
  • Artwork cannot have been previously exhibited at Blue Line Arts.
  • All 2-D and 3-D works must be ready to hang
    • No sawtooth hangers; artworks must have wire installed to hang.
  • All artwork must be for sale.
  • Accepted artwork that differs significantly from image in online submission will be disqualified.
  • No accepted entry may be withdrawn or sold outside of the exhibition prior to the closing date.
  • Size limitations
    • Art must be able to enter through the doors with a clearance of 94”h x 91”w
    • Ceilings in the gallery are 10 feet high

Pricing Agreement

Blue Line Arts handles all sales transactions. The artist agrees that the price submitted in this form will be the price that the work will be sold for and may not change hereafter.  Please note, Non-members receive a 50% sales commission and current Artist Members receive a 60% sales commission.

Shipping
The artist is responsible to pay for all shipping and should have a prepaid label from FedEx or UPS (No US Mail) for the return of artwork. Please mark the outside of your box with your last name in bold letters also please use blue painters tape when you wrap your artwork inside the box.

Application Requirements: Applicants must apply using the form on the Blue Line Arts website, http://www.bluelinearts.org/call-to-artists. You must be 18 years or older and a Blue Line Arts member to apply. There is no fee for entry.

Questions: If you have any questions about submissions, please contact Blue Line Arts staff during open hours at (916) 783-4117 or email gallery@bluelinearts.org

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