Exhibitions & Events 2020 – 2021

Exhibits
 

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November 1, 2020 – November 30, 2020
“Artistic Strokes”

Mossman Hall
301 SR-16, Melrose, FL 32666

This is a members-only themed show which will be Juried and Judged.  Prize money will be awarded
  
    • This exhibit will be juried and judged. Take in: Sunday, November 1st, 3-5 PM,
    • 2347 Oak Court, Orange Park
    • Opening Reception: Friday, November 6 (art walk)
      • 6-9 PM. Music, drinks, and light refreshments provided. Awards announced at 7 PM
    • Take down: Sunday, November 29, 3;00-3:30 PM in Melrose, or pick up Monday, November 30,  9:30-11:30 AM at 2347 Oak Court, Orange Park
    • Limit of 2-3 entries per member
    • $10 per entry
    • Painting’s size: not to exceed 24×36 inches plus a reasonable frame
    • Paintings may be gallery wrapped or framed
    • Entering artists must be a paid 2020-2021 member
    • Chair: Kathy Plante
Entry Rules:
    • The art submitted must be the original concept or work of the submitting artist; no prints accepted.
    • Original, properly framed paintings, mixed media and photography accepted. Gallery wrapped paintings must have all sides painted with wire or saw tooth hooks for hanging.
    • No saw tooth hangers allowed; frames with built in triangle holders must be wired.
    • Artwork that requires pedestal displays are allowed in the show
    • NOTE: All frames must be in good condition; worn, chipped or dirty mats unacceptable.
    • Entry forms must accompany framed artwork at take in. You may download forms from the Constant Contact email (will be sent in September).
    • Some entries may be rejected by the judge. Those rejected will be called after 5 p.m. 
    • AGOP members, who have paid their 2020-2021 dues, may submit a maximum of 3 entries. 
    • Dues are payable on the AGOP website with Paypal or Credit Card.
    • Entries will be checked for proper framing before entry fee is paid.  
    • 3D art is accepted into this exhibit
    • Chair: Kathy Plante –  meplante@aol.com
  • Mossman Hall Hours
      • Friday-Sunday: 12 noon to 5 PM
      • Monday: 10 AM to 12 noon          

         

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January 15 – June 4,  2021
Thrasher – Horne Center 

“Going Places”

Fine Art Exhibit  

Chair: Ted Head, Co-chair: Debbie Pounders

  This is a members only, themed exhibit which will be Juried and Judged.
   Prize money will be awarded
  
  • Take In: Monday, January 11, 2021 –   11:00 AM – 1:00 PM         
  • Call those not accepted: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Pick up of art not accepted: Wednesday, January 13,  2021,  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Opening Reception: Thursday, February 4,  2021, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Awards  Ceremony: 6:00 PM
  • Last Day of Exhibit: June 4, 2021 
  • Pick Up Artwork: June 7, 2021 11:00 AM
 
Poster Contest Information 
The art work of 3-5 Art Guild members will be selected for posters which will be displayed throughout the Thrasher–Horne Center to advertise our “Going Places” Exhibit.
 
Submissions must be in vertical format, relevant to the theme and may be a work from past years. You may submit more than one. 
 
To enter this competition, please send clear, large images in a jpeg file to: Dee Roberts ljr313@bellsouth.net
 
All entries for the Poster Contest must be received by December 15, 2020.
 
Exhibit Information
This is a members only show which will be Juried and Judged
Prize money will be awarded
“Going Places” is the Theme
Membership Dues are payable on our website
  1. Minimum size(outside dimensions) 11″ x 14″, no maximum size
  2. Entry Fee $15 each, maximum of 3
  3. All Mediums and 2D & 3D
  4. Submitting artists must be Current Members of AGOP. 
    Dues may be paid on the AGOP website or at the January 5th General Meeting, prior to Thrasher-Horne entry. 
  5. Entry fees must be paid and are non-refundable. (an inspection of frame and presentation will be made prior to fee being paid) Exhibit Chair, Ted Head, will have final say on any dispute.
  6. All works must be for sale. 
  7. Art work must remain for the entire exhibit through June 4, 2021, unless it is sold and then it must be replaced within two weeks by a similar piece.
  8. Works will be sold through the box office and artists should price work to include commission. The commission is 30% to Thrasher-Horne.
  9. Entry forms must accompany framed artwork at take in. You may download forms from the Constant Contact email (will be sent prior to Exhibit) or pick up at January 5th Meeting)
  10. Some pieces may not be accepted. The artists will be called and those works must be picked up on Wednesday, January 13,   11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. There is no refund of the entry fee for unaccepted art. 
Entry requirements
Entry must be:
The original work of the submitting artist.
Completed within the previous three years.
Frame should be well built, clean, and professional looking.
Gallery wrapped paintings must have painted sides and 1.5″ depth is required.
Entry may NOT be:
Created in a formal workshop or a class.
A copy of another artist’s work or use another artist’s original
concept.
Based on photographs, other than those that are taken by the
submitting artist.
Art or a photograph that is copyrighted.
Art that was accepted in a prior juried or judged Art Guild of Orange
Park exhibit unless it was displayed in another county, or has won an award in that show.
Certification
Each artist is required to sign an entry form certifying that each
piece submitted meets the Art Guild of Orange Park’s criteria for
entering a juried or judged show
If there is a dispute about any of the standards being violated, a
review committee will be formed and appropriate action will be
taken. All decisions of the review committee will be final, and the Exhibit Chair, Ted Head, will have the final say. 
Signature
During the judging process. The artist’s signature on all submitted
pieces will be covered to assure anonymity.
It will be removed after the judging process is completed.
 
Please note that Art Guild volunteers will make every effort to protect artwork submitted for exhibitions; however The Art Guild of Orange Park and the venue in which the exhibition is held will not take responsibility for any damages. 
 
Photographs
Every accepted piece of art will be photographed. Thrasher-Horne Center will publish a program listing photos and prices. Watercolor and pastel artists should photograph their own work prior to framing under glass and send the images to Tom Gryzbala, tgryzbala@me.com.
 
Presentation guidelines
1. Framing
a. Frames should be sturdy, no loose joints, especially metal frames
b. Artwork should fit with no open spaces next to the frame
2. CLEAN Everything
a. Clean the frame and both sides of glass
b. Avoid plexiglass that is aged and damaged
c. Mats should be clean
3. WIRING & HANGING HARDWARE
a. D-rings or bar hangers and braided wire is required
b. Wiring and hardware should reflect the weight of your artwork
c. Wiring should be 1/3 down from the top
d. Gallery wrapped canvas requires braided wire and hanging hardware.
 
Posters – Opportunity for Members to show extra work
Thrasher-Horne Center will print several exhibit posters,
and display throughout the building of the Thrasher – Horne Center.
The work of 3-5 Art Guild member artists will be selected for the posters.
 
To be eligible for this competition, please send up to 3 high-resolution jpeg images by December 15, 2020 to: Dee Roberts: ljr313@bellsouth.net
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Chair: Ted Head, Co-chair: Debbie Pounders
Photographer: Tom Gryzbala
All questions directed to Ted Head: ted@tedheadfineart.com
 
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The Gallery is open M-F, 10 – 3 pm
Thrasher-Horne Center
Mary Huntley Gallery
283 College Drive
Orange Park FL, 32065

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Club Continental 2021 

May 25, 2021 (Tuesday) 5:30 – 7:30 
“Art and Garden Party”

Sponsored by the Art Guild of Orange Park, the Garden Club of Fleming Island, and The Club Continental

Entry fee of $5 includes one raffle ticket.

Raffle tickets to win plants and art work will be sold at door. 

Delicious hors d’oeuvres created by The Club Continental will be served to guests. There is a cash bar. The art and plant displays are on exhibit this one evening only.

 Instructions for Artists bringing art to this special fund raising event

·       Paid members  of the Art Guild may enter 2 pieces

·       The Exhibit is not juried or judged 

·       Take in: Tuesday, May 25, 10 – 12 (see notice below)

·       Size: 8 x 10 will be displayed on table easels 

·       SIze: 11 x 14 – 24 x 30 will hang on walls

·       Members may bring 2 pieces

·       No Prints will be accepted to hang 

·       Paintings may be for sale

·       Members may bring prints to sell from print bins

·       The Art Guild will take a 15% commission on sales of art work

·       Paintings and photographs must be inspired by gardens, florals, local scenes or the river

·       Entries may be landscapes or still life

·       All work must be the original concept or work of the submitting artist

·       Art cannot have been created in a workshop or class.

·       Art work in Garden Room will be retained until July 6

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Guests will enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres
created by The Club Continental. Cash Bar available.
 

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September, 2021 – November, 2021
Town Hall – Summer Project

2021 summer

 Paid Members: Please bring your Summer Art Project to the September 7, 2021 Meeting

  • Entries will not be juried.
  • No entry fee.
  • One entry per member.
  • All entries will be displayed at the Town Hall.

10 Steps to the Summer Project 

  • Pay your 2021-2022 AGOP dues. Dues may be paid on the AGOP website or at the September 7, 2021 meeting.
  • Pick a historic person or place from the approved suggested “2021 Summer Art Project List.” THE ARTWORK MUST BE COMPLETED OVER THE 2021 SUMMER. Send an email to Phyl Renninger (prenninger@aol.com) with the subject line “Summer Art request” and with your selection. To ensure a variety of historic topics, we are requesting one name per topic (Historic person or place) allowed, first requests will be honored, any duplicate requests will be referred to the list. You will receive a confirmation response.
  • Create your masterpiece. The artwork must be the original work of the submitting artist, completed during the Summer 2021, or in the case of a historic photo, either a copyright permission to use the photo or the arrangement/presentation is significantly altered.
  • The size of the artwork must be 16 x 20. Frames should not exceed 3 inches. (For artwork that includes a mat, try to keep the outside dimensions close to the 19 x 23 3” frame limit.)
  • Fill out the AGOP entry form (found on the website and/or sent via Constant Contact.) The small tag should be attached to the wire on the back of the artwork, on the right-hand side, and the large tag will be submitted when you register the artwork at the September meeting.
  • Type a 3-5 unlined index card, or similar type of card, with the information below shown below.
  • Take in will be at the Sept 7 meeting (First meeting of the new AGOP year). If you cannot attend the meeting, please send your artwork in with a friend. Submit artwork, entry tags (2) and wall tag.
  • Artwork will be judged by three community leaders. Three selected artists will each receive a $25 Gift Card.
  • Visit the artwork at Orange Park Town Hall. It is possible that the exhibit may move to the County Courthouse following the Town Hall exhibit period.
  • The artwork may for show or sale. For artwork sold during the exhibit, 10% of the sale will go toward AGOP Scholarships. Payment will be made via the AGOP Treasurer. Pick up dates and times will be posted on the AGOP website.

Certification

 Each artist is required to sign the entry form certifying that each piece submitted meets the Art Guild of Orange Park’s criteria for entering an exhibit.

  • If there is a dispute about any of the standards being violated, a review committee will discuss, and appropriate action will be taken. All decisions of the review committee will be final.

Guidelines

 Framing – Frames should be sturdy, no loose joints, no nicks, scratches, or obvious repairs to frame. Artwork should fit, no open spaces next to the frame.

Clean everything – Clean the frame and both sides of glass, if used (artwork under glass needs to be photographed before framing). Avoid Plexiglas that is aged or damaged. Mats should be clean.

Wiring & Hanging – D-rings or bar hangers and braided wire are required. Wiring and hardware should reflect the weight of the artwork. Wiring should be 1/3 down form the top. Gallery wrapped canvas must be at least 1.5”, painted on all sides, and have wire and hanging hardware.

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September 30-October 27,  2021

Jewish Community Alliance ~  “Creative Expressions”

  • Take in: September 30, 10 – 11 AM
  • Pick up: TBD 10 – 12
  • Reception: TBD (Sunday)   _________
  • Sizes _________
  • How many: up to three pictures
  • Entry Fee: $15
  • Entering artists must be a paid 2020-2021 member
  • This exhibit will be juried and judged

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