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Massasoit Art Guild Show Registration

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Robert Morey Unconscious Collective

LOCATION 

Spencer Town Hall

157 Main St.

Spencer, MA 01562

JUDGING

The Guild is excited to announce this year’s Judges: James Hunt Photographer. See Jame's Bio here.
 

First, Second, and Third prizes will be awarded in each of the eight categories as well as a Best in Show. Honorable Mentions will be at the discretion of the Judge. If there are too few entries in any category, it is possible that fewer prizes will be awarded in that category. All decisions by the Judge are final.

Memorial Awards in the names of late members will be awarded at the discretion of the families of those members.

DESCRIPTION

Welcome to the Annual Massasoit Art Guild Art Show and Sale. We invite you to enter up to 4 pieces of artwork in the following categories: Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel, Drawings and  Prints, Other Media and Traditional and Digitally Enhanced Photography.

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • Entry Deadline:  September 15, 2024
  • Artwork Entrie Drop Off:  Friday, October 11th,  from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m . 

  • Show Dates and Times: October 12th - 13th 2024  from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Opening Reception: Saturday, October 12th, 2024  from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. with Awards Ceremony at 2 p.m.

  • Our Raffle Table will be full of great prizes from local businesses. Raffle winners will be announced on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

  • Live Music Provided by P.E James on Saturday from 12 p.m. 4 p.m.

  • Pick-up artwork: October 13, 2024   from 5 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

ELIGIBILTY

The show is open to all current members of the Massasoit Art Guild. Not a member click to join. You may also join at the time of entry and include payment with your entry. If you mail a check separately, it must be postmarked no later than September 15, 2024. If you are not sure that you have renewed, Contact us here.

ENTRY CRITERIA

  1. Each artist may submit up to 4 pieces for this show. 

  2. All work must be original and not entered in past Massasoit Art Guild Shows. 

  3. Labels must be filled out clearly and attached to the back of the artwork.

  4. Maximum H x W (including frame) 40″. Must be WIRED for hanging. NO SAW TOOTH HANGERS ARE ALLOWED. 

  5. Gallery-wrapped canvases must not have any staples or other hardware showing and all sides should be neatly painted.

  6. All accepted work must be hand-delivered. 

  7. For size and category info see here.

AWARDS

1st, 2nd and 3rd place cash awards will be given in each category plus Best in Show. All award winners will be spotlighted on our website, and on social media posts. 

ART CHALLENGE

Monochromatic
 

Entry Rules

You may enter up to one piece in this special 2024 “challenge” category. This piece of artwork can be of any medium i.e.; Photography, Watercolor, 3-D, Collage, Acrylic, Drawing, Oil, etc.. This will be included in your total count of four pieces that you may enter into the show for this year. So, in other words, you can enter one item in this challenge category and three others in any other of the eight additional show categories offered. If you do not wish to enter a challenge item, you can enter 4 pieces in any of the eight other categories.

ENTRY FEES & COMMISSION

Entry fee is $8.00 per entry accompanying the entry form.


Make payable via PayPal or check mailed to:

Massasoit Art Guild

PO Box 14

East Brookfield, MA 01515.

All submissions, including payments must be made by Sept. 15, 2024 to be accepted.

The Massasoit Art Guild will retain a 15% commission on artwork sold during the show. Payment from customers for artwork sold during the show will be made in the form of cash, charge, or check made out to The Massasoit Art Guild. Payment will be mailed to artists (minus commission) within a week following the show. Artists are responsible for all taxes resulting from sales of their artwork. Prices for artwork will be listed in the program, but work does not need to be for sale. Enter “NFS” in the price section of the entry form if your work is not for sale.
 

Sales Table

A group sales table will be provided by the Guild and staffed by Guild members during the show. Prices must be clearly marked on each item. Each participating artist is limited to one card rack/box, and one print rack/box. (No crafts please). A two-hour shift to help out at the sales table or refreshment table is required. Participating artists will be contacted to arrange their time.

TERMS OF ENTRY

Massasoit Art Guild will receive a 15% commission on all work sold. Art need not be for sale, but it is encouraged.

By entering the competition, artists grant Massasoit Art Guild permission to use selected images on social media, the website and printed materials for promotional purposes.

Massasoit Art Guild will not be held responsible for the loss or damage of any artwork. By submitting an entry form, each artist will be deemed to have concurred with this agreement.

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