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ARTinME entries sought for October juried fine art show

Posted Aug. 22, 2013, at 11:02 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:55 p.m.

ARTinME is a statewide juried fine art show open to all Maine artists. This outstanding show is sponsored by the Boothbay Region Art Foundation each fall. This October’s show will feature new and exciting work from Maine’s top artists. Any artist who has a Maine address is invited to submit up to two paintings, drawings, sculptures or other mixed media pieces. Artists whose work is selected for the show will also be able to submit unframed bin work for sale during the show.

Entries must conform to the following guidelines:

•The maximum size for 2-D work is 4.5 ft. in any direction.

•The maximum size for 3-D work is 50 pounds and 3 feet in any direction. Sculptors must provide their own pedestals.

•All work must be hand-delivered.

•The entry fee is $15 per piece for BRAF members and $20 per piece for non-members.

Submission dates for the show are October 15 from noon until 7 p.m. and October 16 from 9 a.m. until noon. The show will open on Saturday, October 19th with a reception from 5-7 p.m. and run through November 3rd.

The judge for ARTinME this year Joachim Homann, Ph.D. Dr. Homann, curator of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art since 2010, has been in this country at the University of Texas, El Paso, and Colgate University, since 2005. He has curated over 30 exhibitions while in this country and published articles and catalogues.. Boothbay Region Art Foundation trustee, Donna Denniston said, “We are delighted to have Dr. Homann as our juror for this year’s show. He brings a rich and varied background as well as tremendous skill to the task.”

Dr. Homann will select awards in the categories of Best in Show, 1st, 2nd and Honorable Mentions to be presented at the reception. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, we have been able to increase the cash value of the awards this year. Additionally, the Board of Trustees sponsors a “People’s Choice” Award that will be given when the show closes. Everyone is invited to come and view the show and vote for your favorite piece of work. The gallery is located at 1 Townsend Ave. Boothbay Harbor, Maine, 04538 Visit our website at www.boothbayartists.org for more information.

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