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Due to the weather, the US Bank Celebration of the Arts exhibition is being postponed one week. Artist can drop off their work Thursday, February 26 from 9am-3pm and Friday, February 27 from 1pm-7pm. The Vernissage Preview Party [5:30-7:30] and the Public Reception and Awards Ceremony [7:30-9:30] will be on Friday, March 6th. The closing date will remain Saturday, April 4, and artists will pick up their work between 5 and 7 pm.
All Kentucky residents 18 years of age or older living within a 65-mile radius of Bowling Green, Kentucky may submit a maximum of two works in any acceptable category (see below) as either a professional or amateur artist. WKU art and photography students, or students trained in related areas, enter in the Professional Division.
All entries must be original and completed during the past two years. Greenware, utilitarian kits and craft items are not eligible. Organizers reserve the right to disqualify from consideration any work which does not meet acceptable standards or poses installation problems and to determine appropriate divisions.
Includes college level students and persons with significant art training, as well as persons who regularly sell their work.
Includes persons with limited art training who enjoy art as a hobby.
A maximum of two works may be submitted by one artist
Accepted work must remain on exhibit February 28 - April 4, 2015. The exhibition committee reserves the right to reject any work that does not meet the criteria set forth in the prospectus. Organizers reserve the right to reproduce any work submitted for educational or promotional purposes. Submission of an entry to this exhibition will be understood to indicate agreement on the part of the artist with all conditions set forth in the prospectus.
Reasonable precautions will be taken in handling entries, but the Kentucky Museum is not responsible for the loss of or damage to submitted works. Artists should arrange for their own insurance. The Kentucky Museum is not responsible for works left behind at the close of the exhibition. Unclaimed artwork becomes the property of the Kentucky Museum 30 days after the exhibition closes.
All framed entries must be prepared for hanging with properly sized eyelets and wire.
Other works which hang must have appropriate hanging devises. Entries not properly
prepared or those presenting impossible handling or installation problems will not
All works must be hand-delivered and picked up by the Artist on the dates listed on the Celebration of the Arts Calendar. No work will be released to anyone other than the Artist without written permission from the Artist.
Celebration of the Arts
Friday, February 13 by 4:30 pm - Deadline for submitting
Thursday, February 26 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm - Artists hand deliver artwork to the Kentucky Museum
Friday, February 27 - 1:00 to 7:00 pm - Artists hand deliver artwork to the Kentucky Museum
Friday, March 6 - 7:30 to 9:30 - Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony for artists, family, friends and the community at the Kentucky Museum
March 7 - April 4 - Exhibition open to the public
April 4 - 5:00-7:00 pm - Artists pick up work
2014 Purchase Award
Please complete the Entry form and return with
Kentucky Museum Friends, Celebration of the Arts Committee
Entry fee covers all works submitted by one artist.
Absolutely no corrections or substitutions
Entry forms will be available at US Bank locations, the Kentucky Museum and on this
Vernissage Artshow Preview Party
The exhibit is sponsored by US Bank, Dorothy Grider Art Exhibit Fund and Kentucky Museum Friends
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