Collectors Choice XVII - Enter Your Donated Art

COLLECTORS CHOICE XVII - CALL FOR ART DONATIONS

St. Louis Artists' Guild invites you to donate one or two works of art that represents your best talent to this fundraiser. Your contribution of artwork will help raise the needed funds to continue the many exhibits and programs the Artists’ Guild offers to members and the public. This fundraiser showcases the best of your artwork and introduces you to art patrons from across the St. Louis region. There is no jury process, all artworks will be accepted. Collectors Choice XVII Committee has final approval over all art donations.

All donating artists are invited to bring a guest to the Opening Party on October 20 at 6:00 pm for artists and ticket holders. This first event celebrates Collectors Choice XVII and gives ticket holders an opportunity to meet the artists and view the galleries filled with exciting artworks. The Selection Party will be held on November 4. This is the date when ticket holder names are called and artworks are chosen.

Collectors Choice XVII Art Work Requirements
Artists may donate one or two pieces of artwork.
Artwork must be valued at $250 or above.
Art must be original (not copied from other art or a reproduction of original art)
Hanging work should have wire and screw eyes; no saw tooth hangers.
Framed size should not exceed 72” x 84” and 30 lbs. Freestanding or pedestal work should not exceed 100 lbs.
Canvases should be framed, or gallery wrapped — there should be no visible staples or nails on the sides of your canvas.
Frames must be stable and in good condition.
Art may be created by the artist or donated from a personal collection.
All images of donated artwork must be uploaded by September 15, 6PM, or your work will not be included in the Collectors Choice XVI catalog. Please visit our website, stlouisartistsguild.org for more information.
Collectors Choice XVII Committee has final approval over all art donations.

Catalogue Deadline
September 15 by 6pm
Final deadline for digital entries and artist statements. 300 dpi jpeg, image proportions maximum 5”x7”
Please upload your images, and information via EntryThingy as directed on our website.

Photo Assistance – Please call to make an appointment 314-727-6266
Friday, September 8, 4-6pm
Saturday, September 9, 10am-4pm
Artworks will be stored at this time
Catalog Deadline
September 15, 2017 by 6pm
Final deadline for digital entries, 300 dpi jpeg, image proportions 5” x 7”
Please upload your images and information via EntryThingy as directed on our website
Deliver artwork donation
Oct. 3-7, Tues – Fri 10am-6pm & Saturday 10am-4pm
Art must have artwork donation form attached to the back, forms are available at the office.

Oct. 20 Collectors Choice XVII Opening Party 6pm. All donating artists are invited to bring a guest
Nov. 4 Collectors Choice XVII Selection party for ticket holders and their guests. Doors open at 5pm, artwork selection begins at 7pm.

For questions contact Joanne Stremsterfer at jstremster@att.net

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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Opening: 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Exhibition Dates: 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - Saturday, November 4, 2017
Submissions Due: 
August 14, 2017 - September 15, 2017