MEMBERS' EXHIBITS

Members’ Sales Gallery

 

Offers members at artist level membership or above the opportunity to display and sell their work at the Eastern Shore Art Center.

 

Each Artist Level Member (or above) may submit one piece. The artwork is on display for a two-month period. Artwork should not exceed 30″ in any direction for display. Works MUST be framed or gallery wrapped, wired and ready for hanging. Artwork will not be accepted if it has been previously displayed in the Art Center’s Members’ Gallery. Artwork must have been created within the last 2 years.

 

If the artwork is sold during this period, ESAC will notify the artist and it may be replaced with a new piece. A commission of 30% of the selling price will be charged for any item sold from the Members’ Sales Gallery. Any unsold work from the outgoing sales gallery must be picked up on the day of change out.  Artist members will incur a $3/day storage fee for any pieces that remain by closing on the Wednesday following change out.

 

Artwork MUST be submitted on the date of take in.  Once the show has been hung, late entries will not be accepted.  Due to limited space, we will accept art on a first come basis. Artwork will be accepted from 9am to 2pm on the following dates:

 

FUTURE CHANGE OUT DATES:

May 4, 2021 (Updated due to festival weekend postponed)

June 25, 2021

August 27, 2021

October 29, 2021

December 17, 2020  (Closed for the Holidays on last Friday of the month)

Members’ Juried Show

Extended thru May 4, 2021 due to festival postponement

 

The Members’ Juried Show showcases various work from the Artist Level members of the Eastern Shore Art Association. Artist Members are able to submit 3 original works done in any media, including painting, photography, pottery and more.

Artists may pick up work on May 4, 2021 between 10am-4pm.

2021 Exhibit Judge: Lucy Gafford
Mobile Arts Council Executive Director

 

A native Mobilian, Lucy has been involved with MAC since 2013. She previously served as Programs Director. Her primary focus in this role is to concentrate on community outreach with Mobile-area artists and arts organizations. Additionally, she is responsible for coordinating all community programs, including ArtWalk, Market events, public art projects, and more. An accomplished artist herself, Lucy’s work can be found all around Mobile, including the Oyster Trail, the USA Moulton Bell Tower, and the ArtGO! trail.

 

2021 Awards

Best of Show
Christopher Murray “The Artist’s Wife and Twins”
First Place
Joan White-Spunner Dixon “Roosting Time”
Second Place
Leslie Dunlap “Season’s Last Satsumas”
Awards of Merit (3)
Kathy Hosterman “Retro Minimalism”
Kim Bernadas “First Recital”
Ben Kaiser “Manta Ray Woods”
This has been our most successful Juried Show to date! After expenses and awards, our Artist Members raised $3,000 for ESAC programming! Thank you ESAC family for supporting another spectacular fundraiser.v

ESAC Gift Shop

 

Artist must be current on Artist Level Membership dues to apply.

Applications may be submitted at any time throughout the year via email only. Applicants will receive an email notifying whether or not their inventory has been accepted at least two weeks before dates below.

All ACCEPTED inventory may be dropped off on the following dates: February 26, April 30, June 25, August 27, October 29, December 17

Inventory will be labeled and displayed by ESAC staff before the following First Friday. ESAC will retain a 40% sales commission on sold pieces. Please attach high-resolution images for ESAC staff to jury.

Members’ Open Show: November – December, 2021

 

This annual exhibit showcases various work from Artist Level members and above of the Eastern Shore Art Association. Artists are encouraged to enter ONE original work done in any media. Works should not exceed 40 inches in any direction including frame. No theme. FORM TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 2021.

Fairhope Website Services