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Art Show Rules, Entry Forms, and Tags

 

THE 38th

DR. E.H. STUMME


DENVER PUBLIC LIBRARY


ART & PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW

November 10 – November 15, 2018

100 Washington Street

Denver, Iowa 50622

319-984-5140

www.denver.lib.ia.us

AWARDS

 

Overall Best of Show – Rosette

People’s Choice Award – Rosette

Ribbons: 1st – Blue;  2nd – Red; 3rd White

Honorable Mention – Green

 

LIBRARY BUSINESS HOURS:

Monday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

 

 

The Denver Public Library is pleased to sponsor its 38th competitive Dr. E.H. Stumme Art & Photography Show. The show will be held in the Community Room of the Denver Community Center. Artists can submit original work in various mediums including oils, acrylics, watercolor, drawing, digital, and photography.

GENERAL RULES:

1. All entries must be delivered to the Denver Public Library at 100 Washington Street in Denver, Iowa. Participants may bring in their artwork during library business hours beginning October 29 – November 8. All entries must be in by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 to ensure a space in show. This year the show will start on Saturday, November 10 and run until the Artist Reception is over Thursday evening, November 15. The Library will be closed on Monday, November 12 for Veteran’s Day, but judging will take place on Monday evening when the Library is closed.  Library business hours are: Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

2. There is no entry fee. Works may be sold, but not removed from the show prior to its conclusion. Entries are limited to two per person.  All entries, including photography, must be framed and ready to be hung. Exceptions are made for Youth work, which doesn’t need to be framed.

3. Each entry must be the original work (no prints) of the entrant and must have been completed within the past two years.

4. Entry size must not exceed 48 inches in any direction (unframed).

5. IDENTIFICATION TAGS are to be attached to the FRONT and BACK of the picture. Please attach your tags before bringing them to the library.

6. The library will use customary care in handling entries but will in no case be responsible for the loss or damage of any artwork.   Prints may be left in bags until hanging.  Please mark your bag with your name.

7. The Denver Public Library hires two independent judges in the field of Art and/or Photography to act as jurors for the show. The Library staff or Library board is not involved in the judging of work in any way.

8. Ribbons will be awarded in each category and medium. Judges may award up to a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place ribbon in each category, with the exception of Youth work, which will not be judged and will be shown for display only. In some cases judges may choose to award an Honorable Mention ribbon. Youth wishing to have their work judged may submit in an adult category to be judged with adult work.

9. Voting for the People’s Choice Award will be November 10 – 15. The public is allowed one vote for their favorite artwork. People’s Choice Award will be announced at the Artist Reception on Thursday evening, November 15.

10. Entries must be marked NFS, if not for sale, but with the value listed in parenthesis.  If entry is for sale, indicate asking price on the IDENTIFICATION TAG.

11. Any art purchased by the Denver Public Library will become property of the library and will be made available to our patrons for check out.  The library reserves the right to display, check out, and withdraw or sell the art work without the artist notification.

12. The library staff is responsible for the setup and arrangement of the artwork. Setup will take place Thursday, November 8 and Friday, November 9.

13. Every effort will be made to make sure each piece of art is displayed at the show.

12. Deadline for picking up artwork is FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7.

 Artist Reception

 

A reception for the artists and judges will be held in the Community Room on Thursday, November 15, from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.  This event is open to all artists, family, friends, and the public.  Coffee, punch, and cookies will be served. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit with other artists and enjoy the art show.  Artists will be allowed to take their art work home with them after the Artist Reception is over for the evening. For further information call the Library at (319) 984-5140. We look forward to seeing you!

Please mark your art work as one of the following media categories and one of the following class categories:

MEDIUMS:

 Painting - oil or other opaque mediums (acrylics)

 Painting - watercolor or other transparent medium

 Drawing - ink or pencils or pastels or other medium (prismacolor)

 Mixed medium (example - ink and paint combined)

 Digital art –an original work in which the original image was executed by the artist using a computer (only images produced by the participating artist are acceptable - participants’ drawings or paintings).

Photography

         

CLASSES:

 Professional – person who has participated in gallery showings and has regularly sold their                       work or has been commissioned for work

Amateur – person who engages in art as a hobby or pastime

Novice - first entry in any art show

Youth – artists and photographers 18 years of age and under who wish to display their work in the show. NO RIBBONS WILL BE AWARDED IN THE CLASS.  

ENTRY FORM AND TAGS:

                                                                                  

Library copy                                                            

ENTRY FORM                                                    

Name________________________                         

Address______________________                    

City__________________________                          

Telephone_____________________                   

                                                                                                                                                      

ENTRY 1                                                                        

Title__________________________                            

Medium________________________                      

Price__________________________                           

                                                                                        

ENTRY 2

Title__________________________                             

Medium________________________                            

Price__________________________    

                         










IDENTIFICATION TAG 1                         


Place on back of picture

Name_________________________                        

Address________________________               

City___________________________                       

Telephone______________________                

ENTRY_______________________

Title__________________________

Class_________________________

Medium_______________________

Price__________________________

                                                                             

Place on front of picture

Title__________________________

Class_________________________

Medium_______________________

Price__________________________

                                                            

           

IDENTIFICATION TAG 2                        


Place on back of 2nd picture

Name_________________________                        

Address________________________               

City___________________________                       

Telephone______________________                

ENTRY_______________________

Title__________________________

Class_________________________

Medium_______________________

Price__________________________

                                                                             

Place on front of 2nd picture

Title__________________________

Class_________________________

Medium_______________________

Price__________________________                

 

                                                              

 

 

 

 

 

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.