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Artists accepted for participation MUST be in attendance during the entire evening. No agents, dealers, or representatives may attend in place of the artist(s). Work by apprentices or employees is unacceptable. All participating artists will be required to show a Photo ID upon check-in.
Our show is designed for artists who create and execute original, professional quality work. All work displayed MUST be produced by the exhibiting artist or two-person team collaboration and MUST be consistent with the images submitted.
Any artwork, including photographs, that is produced by any mechanical means, i.e., giclees, photo-offset, or any other reproduction technique must be labeled a “REPRODUCTION” and placed in browse bins. Framed reproductions be must be labeled as well. This is a family friendly event and no nudes will be accepted.
In the Digital Art / Digital Photography category, only one framed piece of each image may be hung on the walls of the space.
Our show is designed for artists who create and execute original, professional quality work. All work displayed MUST be produced by the exhibiting artist or two-person team collaboration and MUST be consistent with the images submitted. Artist may only exhibit art in the category in which they were accepted. Special Note: Jewelry may be exhibited only if accepted under the jewelry category.
2-D MIXED MEDIA
Two-dimensional, wall hung artwork using the combination of two or more distinct
media in a collage-type manner. This category is not to be used if artwork consists of only one medium even if uniquely framed.
3-D MIXED MEDIA
Original work of three dimensions which incorporates the union of three or more media or physical materials. Use this category ONLY if work cannot be classified under another category.
Original sculptural, decorative, or functional work in which the primary material used is clay. No machine made or mass-produced items. All artwork must be signed by the artist.
DRAWING / GRAPHICS / PRINTMAKING
Original works made with pen, pencil, color pencil, charcoal or traditional printmaking techniques, including etching, engraving, lithography, serigraphy, or woodcuts. Combination techniques / collages are also included. Original prints must be signed and numbered. Reproduction policies are outlined under “STANDARDS”.
FIBER / LEATHER
Original work created from fibers or leather. Includes basketry, handmade paper, weavings, and other artistic, fabric-based work. All work must be designed and sewn by the artist. No commercial, mass produced items permitted.
Original sculptural or decorative work created in glass. No molds or other forms of mass production permitted. All work must be signed by the artist.
Original jewelry made from precious and non-precious metals, gemstones, enamel, glass, fiber, clay or other materials. No buy/sell, kit or costume jewelry, or mass produced items. Jewelry may be exhibited ONLY if accepted under the jewelry category.
Original sculptural or decorative items created in metal. May be painted or unpainted. No commercial or volume production items. All work must be signed by the artist.
PAINTING – OIL / ACRYLIC
Original work created using oil / acrylic or similar materials on canvas, paper, or board. Combination techniques / collages of these materials are also included. Reproduction policies are outlined under “STANDARDS”.
PAINTING – WATERCOLOR / PASTEL
Original work created using watercolor / pastel or similar materials on canvas, paper, or board. Combination techniques / collages of these materials are also included. Reproduction policies are outlined under “STANDARDS”.
PHOTOGRAPHY / DIGITAL ART Original artwork created by the artist / photographer utilizing an SLR or Digital camera, or computer-generated image, and printed with either traditional darkroom, ink-jet, or laser printing technologies. No commercial photography. Original prints must be signed and numbered. Only one framed piece of each image may be hung on the walls of the space. Reproduction policies are outlined under “STANDARDS”.
Original sculptural or decorative work made primarily from wood. Includes hand tooled, carved or machine worked items, with either natural or painted finish. No commercial or volume production items.
Exhibitors are selected on the basis of design, quality and presentation as determined by an independent jury of art professionals with knowledge and experience in multiple art disciplines and curatorial positions. Artists are juried by category and each artist is then assigned a score. Those with the highest scores per category will be invited to participate. A limited number of artists per category will be accepted to provide a balanced show. In addition, a score-based wait list will be maintained in each category with cancellations filled from that list. The jury process is done anonymously, and the decision of the jury is final.
There will be a limited number of space available. All Juried winners must complete an application, submit all images and pay all fees by the appropriate required deadlines as stated below.
5 digital images of your artwork and application. Digital images must be current and show artwork completed within the past two years.
Digital image quality is essential and can make a difference in your acceptance. The jury has only your digital images with which to judge your work. The best image is one that is full framed with the artist’s single work, is well lit and is representative of the body of work intended for exhibition but without the artist’s name so as to remain anonymous to jurors. It should contain all work to be exhibited since it stands as a visual contract between you and the Home Bank White Linen Night. Failure to follow the digital image requirements will result in disqualification.
Coordinators of the Home Bank White Linen Night will provide and assign an indoor space for all Artists. Artists are expected to provide their own easels, tables and chairs. 3D Sculptures may be no larger than 6’ x 3’ and 2D works no larger than 4’ x 5’. There may be some room for storage within each space depending upon your assigned location.
Thursday, May 17th – 9:00am-4:00pm
Failure to follow restrictions and city ordinances will result in disqualification.
SALES & STATE SALES TAX:
All artists are responsible for collecting their own sales and the appropriate sales tax for the State of Louisiana and Lafayette Parish. All sales go directly to the artist. No commission is taken by the White Linen Night sponsors.
Notifications will be emailed to artists by April 13, 2018. No notifications will be issued by phone, fax or US mail.
Cancellations for spaces will be accepted if cancellation notification is received via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 30th.
Please check back for updates information.
Application deadline by midnight (CT): April 2, 2018
Notifications emailed by: April 20, 2018
Please plan to deliver large items prior to 10 am to alleviate traffic issues later in the day.
Show Date/Time: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 6:00-9:00pm
The coordinators of the Home Bank White Linen Night reserve the right to refuse any application.
We are looking forward to the addition of this exciting new event representing our local artists and merchants in the wonderful Parc Lafayette shopping center and the rules and requirements stated above are for the safety and enjoyment of everyone.
Your cooperation in this endeavor is greatly appreciated!