If you have technical issues with the form below, send an email to: kingsportartguild@gmail.com with the following information...

I agree with the wavier for dispay and transport as listed for the 2019 KAG Membesr Show

Name:

Address:

City

State

Zip

Phone

Email

Title of Entry One

Medium of Entry One

Price or NFS of Entry One

Title of Entry Two (if submitting two pieces)

Medium of Entry Two

Price or NFS of Entry Two

THERE ARE MANY CHANGES TO OUR TYPICAL GALLERY ROUTINE.  PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION THOROUGHLY TO PREPARE FOR THIS YEAR'S SHOW.

YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS OUT!

2019 MEMBERS SHOW

SPONSORED BY EASTMAN CREDIT UNION

and MEADOWVIEW MARRIOTT HOTEL & CONFERENCE RESORT

To Celebrate our 70th Year as a guild of fine artists in Kingsport, we will host gallery AND community events around this year’s show. 
 
IMPORTANT DATES:

***Registration due: Saturday Oct 26  (EXTENDED BECAUSE OF TECHNICAL ISSUES)***
*Catalog Image Deadline: Saturday Oct 26
**Deliver Entries:  Wednesday Oct 30, 11:00 am – 1 pm and 4:30 – 6:30 pm Main Gallery 2nd Floor of the Renaissance Arts Center

**Opening Reception & Awards: WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 6TH ** 

WHERE: MeadowView Marriott Hotel Main Lobby

1901 Meadowview Pkwy, Kingsport, TN 37660

WHEN:  5:00 -7:00 p.m.

*Exhibition Dates: Wednesday Nov 6 - 20 Marriott Hotel Lobby-awards & curated display by judge

*Thursday November 7 - December 3rd Renaissance Center Gallery, 2nd Floor

**Pick Up Entries:  Tuesday December 3rd at closing of the Christmas Luncheon in the Gallery

 
Structure of Members’ Show & Reception: 

ALL MEMBERS MAY ENTER TWO (2) PIECES OF ARTWORK that meet the required specifications.
(COMPLETE ONLINE ENTRY FORM BELOW )
All members will display their entries in the KAG Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Renaissance Center during the month of November.  The Members’ Show is and always will be a benefit of KAG Membership.
(Show judged November 5th; gallery opens November 7th)

**Twenty-five works of art (including awarded entries and additional 17 pieces representing KAG, curated by the judge) will be on display in the MeadowView Marriott Hotel Lobby.

This show reception is in partnership with Marriott’s monthly meet and greet guest network gathering.  It will be advertised through the Marriott system to hotel clientele.  In addition to the reception location, attendees will be pointed to the Renaissance Arts Center Gallery and corridors to see our additional entries and displays during their stay in Kingsport.


Marriott exhibit pieces will travel on November 20 to the Renaissance Arts Center to be displayed for the duration of the show until Tuesday, December 3rd.

You will be asked to RSVP for the reception at drop-off day.

Awards:
Best in Show                                   $500
Legacy Award                                 $400       (In memory of Mary Alice Kelly)
Second Place                                   $300
Third Place                                       $200
(4) Honorable Mention                  $100 (each)

Guild's Choice                                 $  50. (Collective KAG vote at the Christmas Luncheon)
 
Size & Specifications of Entry:
*Members may enter two (2) pieces of original artwork
*Paintings, drawings, pastels, original prints and 3D sculpture accepted.  Photography, reproductions/prints or digital works are not eligible for this show. 
*All artwork must be original -
NO copies of photos not taken by the artist (i.e. public domain, copyright free photo replication)
NO assembly or completion of a kit
NOT completed under direction of another artist or class/workshop setting

*Pieces must have never been previously displayed  in a KAG sponsored show
*Pieces must have been completed in past two years (Oct2017-Oct2019)
*No piece (2D or 3D) may exceed 52 inches in any dimension
Paintings must be:
Dry
Wired for hanging
Edges painted/finished
No staples visible
*Paintings on canvas must be framed unless on gallery wrapped canvas, minimum 1 ½ inches in depth
*Pedestals for 3D sculptures should be provided by artist

Members’ Show Catalog:
A benefit of this year’s show will be inclusion for each piece into the 70th Anniversary Kingsport Art Guild Members’ Show catalog.  This catalogue will be distributed to hotel guests during the display, list gallery committee details to facilitate sales, and invite visitors to the Renaissance Center 2nd floor gallery.

SUBMIT:  Quality Image of Entry (.jpg file no larger than 1 MB)

This is easily accomplished with a smart phone!
(THIS INFORMATION IS FOR THE IMAGE CATALOG - Regular entry form is below this information)
Title                      

Artist’s Name
Medium              

Size                       

Price
                     
SEND submission to:  kristi.beverly@icloud.com          
Subject Line:  KAG Show Pic

Judge & Curator:
Karen Weihs of Highlands, NC is a colorist and abstracted representational artist. She is an awarded and accomplished artist, teacher and author.   She has pieces in many private and public installations, galleries and museum collections.  She earned her BFA at the University of Georgia.  She maintains a personal and teaching studio in Wildcat Cliffs. 

Karen will lead a plein air workshop on the morning of November 6 @ the MeadowView Resort.  {Register for the workshop on our Classes/Workshop Page}


ARTWORK SOLD FROM THE MAIN GALLERY IN THE RENAISSANCE ARTS CENTER WILL INCUR A 15% COMMISSION WHICH GOES TO KAG. 

ADDITIONALLY, Marriott/MeadowView commissions may apply if pieces sell during the lobby display.  These terms will be discussed with the artist prior to release of the piece to client.


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Waiver for Display & Transport:

The KAG Members’ Show Committee, KAG Gallery Committee, and MeadowView staff will be most careful with all entries.  Please understand that by completing an application on kingsportartguild.com, and delivering your piece(s) to the gallery for this event(s), you consent to all transport of your piece from one location to the other.  You also consent to public display in the Marriott Hotel and/or the Renaissance Center.  The Kingsport Art Guild, Eastman Credit Union, nor MeadowView Convention Center & Resort staff will not be held responsible for any damage to entries.  Please note the inherent risks associated with your specific entry into the show, reception, hanging, transport and display in a public space (i.e. framed pieces with glass, heavy pieces to be placed on walls, balance/stability of 3D pieces).       


Kingsport Art Guild

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