ART MAUI 2018 EXHIBITION ENTRY RULES (PROSPECTUS)
READ CAREFULLY. MULTIPLE RULES CHANGES FOR 2018
Can’t deliver your art on Friday, March 23? You may have someone else drop off your art provided they have proof of your residency (a copy of your driver’s license) and complete and accurate contact information for you. They will have to provide their contact information as well. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Can’t pick up your unselected art on Sunday, March 25, or exhibited art on Sunday, April 29? You may have someone else pick up your art provided they have written permission from you or have your receipt. They will have to sign out for it and assume all responsibility for delivery to you. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No Monday pick up.
Please read carefully. Updated with changes since last year.
- Entrants must be at least eighteen years of age and a current resident of Maui County. Residency is defined as living a minimum of four months each year within Maui County. Be prepared to show identification and proof of residency on receiving day. Proof of residency can be a Hawaii driver’s license, voter registration card, property ownership record, or other supporting documents.
- All Art Maui entries must be original and have been created within the last two years without supervision. Works executed in a workshop or classroom under another person’s supervision are not eligible.
- Collaborators on artwork shall all be named, and artwork shall be considered as a submission by each artist.
- Works may not have been previously exhibited in any juried exhibition. Any number within an edition may be entered, whether numbered or not, as long as no other duplicate image has been exhibited in any juried exhibition or previously sold. If selected for Art Maui, duplicate images within the edition may not be displayed, shown available for sale, or sold elsewhere until the current Art Maui exhibit closes.
- Artists may submit a total of two works; cost per entry is $25. Works will be juried by an independent juror, and the decision of the juror is final. There are no refunds of entry fees.
- Online pre-registration and payment will be available. Check the website for dates.
- No credit cards are accepted on receiving day. Have cash or check.
- If any condition or criteria listed in this prospectus is not met, the work may be disqualified at any time and removed from the exhibition with no refund.
- Art Maui reserves the right to refuse any entry that presents complex exhibition or assembly problems due to excessive size, weight, or difficulty in presentation, or does not meet these guidelines. If in doubt, contact Art Maui prior to submission.
- Artists are responsible for delivery and pick-up of their work. Works must be taken directly to and from the Art Maui receiving area. Art may not be displayed elsewhere on MACC property.
- Artists are responsible for shipping sold work. Buyers are responsible for the shipping cost.
- All accepted artists must work at least two shifts of gallery-sitting during the Art Maui exhibit (3.5-hour shifts). Any artist who fails to fulfill this commitment will not be able to enter Art Maui the following year.
- Accepted art may be photographed for educational or publicity purposes.
- All artists must sign the liability release. Although care will be taken, Art Maui and the MACC assume no responsibility for any loss or damage to art.
- All accepted art must remain on exhibition for the duration of the show unless disqualified.
- Artists will be charged a late fee donation of $10 per day (maximum of two days) for non-selected works left after pick-up day, and exhibited works left after pick-up day at close of show. Art not picked up on published dates will be removed from the MACC gallery. If still uncollected after two days, the art may be donated to a charitable auction.
MOLOKAI AND LANAI APPLICANTS
- Online entry, payment of entry fees, and receipt of emailed photos must be done by Monday, March 19.
- Complete your online preregistration and make an online payment of $25 per entry. Email two photos of each entry about a 3mb image with 2400 pixels on the longest edge at 100 percent. Each image should be named with the last name of the artist and the name of the artwork. Email to email@example.com.
- Notification will be made on Sunday, March 25. Accepted work must be shipped for delivery by Wednesday, March 28.
PREPARATION OF ENTRIES
- All entries must be finished and ready for display on receiving day.
- No wet works will be accepted. No varnishing or touch-up after submission.
- All artwork should be signed.
- Two-dimensional (2-D) work must have hanging wire or a 2-piece metal bracket securely attached to the artwork. Sawtooth hangers are not allowed. Aluminum prints with factory installed hangers are allowed. Artist must provide a schematic and correct materials for any artwork that has special hanging needs. Art Maui does not provide any hanging material.
- Wrapped canvas is permitted on paintings, provided the edges are painted.
- The maximum size for artwork to be hung on walls is 84” by 144”. Maximum base area of free-standing works is 60” by 84”. The maximum height of free-standing works is 15-feet.
- Multi-panel/multi-piece art is allowed, and its total installed size must comply with the maximum size above. Multi-panel or multi-piece art with special hanging or display requirements must be delivered attached to a substrate that shows how it is to be displayed, and include a schematic. Multi-panel/multi-piece art will be juried and for sale as one piece and must be labeled on the back indicating the hanging sequence.
- Electronic/digital artworks must be completely operational with the flick of a switch. Art with audio must have headphones, a volume control, and a single on/off switch. All sound or audio commentary must be distributed through headphones only. Artists are responsible for providing and maintaining any peripheral devices during the exhibit. (e.g., electrical cords, tape, etc.)
- Sculpture and 3-D art must be able to stand freely without tipping over. (Maximum dimensions are listed above.) Pieces weighing more than 50 pounds must be secured on a dolly provided by the artist, and left on the dolly through the jurying process. Art Maui does not provide dollies.
- No reproductions of any original artwork will be allowed. The only exceptions are for artwork that requires printing to be completed; for example, sublimated aluminum prints, giclees, and other reproduction methods used to print photography, digital art, or computer-generated art.
- Fiber entries must be lint-free before submission. Each piece must be pre-hung by the artist before submission to assure the support of the artwork is of adequate length and strength to properly display the piece. Entries must include a schematic drawing to assist with hanging.
- Works made of wood, fiber, or dried plants must be pest free. No live plants allowed.
- Jewelry display stands must be labeled with the artist’s name in a discreet place.
- No separate verbiage, poetry or written explanation of art will be displayed beside an accepted piece.
INSTALLATION ART REQUIREMENTS
- Installations are defined as works that require assembly by the artist after selection and before exhibition.
- Installations will be juried based on a proposal submitted either by mail or email.
- Installations are subject to Schaefer International Gallery approval on fabrication, safety, and technical feasibility, before jurying.
- For each entry, the proposal must include:
- A completed registration form (online or paper) plus $25 entry fee.
- A written descriptive statement.
- A digital photograph of the assembled piece. Virtual representations of an idea made by computer software will not be accepted.
- A drawn diagram.
- A list of all components.
- Dimensions (maximum size 6 feet wide by 6 feet deep by 10 feet high).
- Electronic/digital artworks must be completely operational with the flick of a switch. Artists are responsible for providing and maintaining any peripheral devices during the exhibit. (e.g., electrical cords, tape, etc.)
- Art with audio must have headphones, a volume control, and a single on/off switch, provided by the artist. All sound or audio commentary must be distributed through headphones only.
- Mailed or emailed proposals must be received by Wednesday, March 14, and each entry must include the entry fee and registration form with all necessary information.
- Send mailed proposals with entry fee to: Art Maui, PO Box 1054, Pu`unene, HI 96784.
- Send emailed proposals to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry fee must be paid online.
- Proposals will not be returned to the artist.
- Artists whose proposal is selected will be notified to bring their work to the gallery for installation on or about Monday, March 26. Please do not bring it on Receiving Day.
- The piece must be installed by the artist and their own assistants, as shown in the original proposed state.
- Work selected for exhibition must be de-installed by the artist on Sunday, April 29.
SALES, ACQUISITIONS, AND COMMISSIONS
- Art Maui will encourage the purchase of works throughout the exhibition, including the Purchase Pledge Preview Event prior to the public opening.
- The Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts will also be invited to purchase works from the exhibition.
- For artwork that is for sale, Art Maui’s commission is 50% of the retail price submitted by the artist. Art Maui collects General Excise Tax on every sale.
- Artists must complete a W-9 form furnished by Art Maui for net proceeds of $600 or greater.
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