Bright Hill Literary Center's Word & Image Gallery, 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY, dedicated to the exhibition of art works that successfully integrate language and visual art, announces a call for exhibit proposals for 2016 & 2017. Postmark deadline for proposals, sent to the Word & Image Gallery, Bright Hill Literary Center, POB 193, Treadwell, NY 13846-0193, November 30, 2015.
Work to be considered for the 2016-2017 season will be work that Successfully integrates words & images and may be either two- or three-dimensional. Interested artists will submit a written proposal; exhibit proposals by artists working collaboratively will also be considered. Materials that must be included in the proposal package are:
Exhibit proposal, no more than 500 words;
Artist's statement, no more than 200 words (if a collaborative proposal, statements by all included artists);
Artist's biography, no more than 200 words (if a collaborative proposal, statements by all included artists);
Artist's resume, no more than 4 pages (include complete contact information, i.e., web site, mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone/cell phone number(s);
CD with 20 digital images of the work proposed or work that is closely representative of the work proposed;
Four examples of the writing that will accompany the images or be incorporated into the images;
Self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of materials.
On acceptance, Bright Hill will provide written dimensions of the gallery to the artist;
Selected artist will be required to mat and frame or otherwise prepare his/her work for display;
Selected artist will install his/her exhibit (Bright Hill staff will be on hand to help, if necessary)
Artist will supply Bright Hill with a list of all artworks to be included in exhibit, plus media, and sale price (60 percent of exhibit works must be for sale). Bright Hill will prepare labels for walls (our wall labels include name of work, medium, and price).
Artist will pay the cost of printing 1,000 4" x 6" or 5.5" x 8.5" postcards; Bright Hill will prepare the artwork, work with the printer, and pay for the cost of mailing postcards to BHP's list and to that of the artist (a total of about 800 postcards); BHP will also feature the artist’s work on the organization’s e-letter and on Facebook;
Bright Hill will e-mail press releases with accompanying jpegs to more than100 print and broadcast media throughout New York's Catskill Mountain Region, the Central Leatherstocking Region, and the Capital Region—if artist has specific recommendations for press releases he/she may give that information to BHP, and BHP will send releases to those addresses.
Bright Hill takes a 30 percent commission on sales; payment will be made to artist at completion of exhibit.
WE RECOMMEND THAT INTERESTED ARTISTS VISIT THE GALLERY in order to address particular spatial concerns. During the 2015 season the following exhibits are being shown at BHLC:
April: "Ruminating: Calligraphic Paintings" by Roshan Houshmand
May: "The Book of Emblems: Prints" by Edward A. Dougherty
June: "My Family Home: Assemblages & Collages" by Jane Evelynne Higgins
July: Another Spectacular Art Exhibit & Fund-Raising Auction
August: "Visceral Voices: Pastels & Mixed Media" by Jan Harrison
September: "Water: Forms: Fused & Painted Glass & Drawings" by Jennifer Harris
October: "Landmarks: Mixed Media Works" by Phil Young
November: "Messages: Interdisciplinary Works" by Katharine Kreisher
For further information and for information about Bright Hill Press and its programs, contact Bright Hill Center at 607-829-5055 or e-mail the Center at firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site: brighthillpress.org
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