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Duxbury Art Association’s Member Art Show 2017
Duxbury Bay Maritime School
457 Washington St. Duxbury Harbor
Labor Day Weekend 2017
Join us for our Opening Reception at Duxbury Bay Maritime School, Friday September 1st from 6:30-10pm on beautiful Duxbury Bay.
Enjoy cocktails, catered hors d'oeuvres, live music, and fabulous original artwork by our very own DAA member artists. Our 10x10 exhibit is a spectacular collection of artwork created by local artists depicting scenes from "All Around Town". A selection of these 10 x 10's will be part of the silent auction during the cocktail party.
10:00am - 1:00pm
Duxbury Bay Maritime School
Washington Street, Duxbury
Join us for our special Family Festival to celebrate the Duxbury Art Association’s 100th birthday. Stop by the boat shed to enjoy our ‘Art by the Bay’ Members show, view our 10x10 Exhibit, and engage in a special children’s art scavenger hunt. Also, get ready for fantastic birthday fun, such as balloon art, face painting, a selfie station, an art demonstration, fish printing on cinch bags, a group mural, the Kindness Rock Project, and the DAA Founder’s Cup Fishing Derby & carving class sign ups. Join us for our awards ceremony for the Children’s Gallery, sponsored by our corporate sponsor, Stifel.Come be creative, relax on the porch overlooking the bay, and indulge in a delicious lunch from the ‘Mom on the Go’ food truck plus a birthday highlight at our cupcake decorating station donated by the Mix It Up Kitchen. Don't go home without a favor too! For more information on this event, please contact Tammy Kirk at email@example.com!
MEMBER SHOW ELIGIBILITY: Entry is open to all Duxbury Art Association, members. Membership applications will be available at registration or online at www.duxburyart.org. Membership runs from June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Art Show opens to the public Friday September 1st 10:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Art by the Bay Cocktail Party and 10x10 Silent Auction Friday, September 1st 6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Awards Ceremony Friday, September 1st 7:30 p.m.
Art Show opens to the public Saturday, September 2nd 10:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Family Art Fun Fest Saturday, September 2nd 10:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Children’s "Best in Show" Award Saturday, September 2nd Noon
Art Show closes Saturday, September 2nd 1:00 p.m.
NEW THIS YEAR!
All artists will deliver and pick up their artwork at the Duxbury Bay Maritime School.
Wednesday, August 30th, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 31st, 9:00 – noon
No entries will be accepted after noon on Thursday, August 31st.
Artists may enter up to two pieces of original artwork (at least one should be for sale). The DAA will retain 30% sales commission. The entry fee is $15 per piece for adults and children are FREE. Entered work may not have been previously exhibited in a DAA show. All artwork must be labeled on the back with Name, address, email, cell, and title of work prior to registration. Children’s art should include age and grade entering. All art work is expected to hang for the duration of the show.
Artwork Pick up:
Saturday, September 2nd 1:00 – 3:30
A permission slip is required by anyone--other than the artist--picking up artwork.
All artwork left after 3:30 on September 2nd, will be transported back to the Duxbury Art Association at The Ellison Center, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, MA. A storage fee of $10 per day will be charged for all stored artwork. Any artwork left past October 6th, 2017 becomes the property of The Duxbury Art Association.
Textiles, drawing, pastels, mixed media, printmaking, oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, sculpture.
All artwork must not be larger than 48” x 48”, unless pre-approved. Artwork must be gallery ready for hanging with braided wire, securely attached to the frame, approximately 1/3 of the way down frame. Clip-on frame or saw tooth hangers are NOT allowed. Inappropriately framed items will not be accepted.
New this year: All children’s artwork done on paper, must be framed. Artwork on gallery wrapped canvas does not need to be framed, but does need to be appropriately wired for hanging (see above).
Sculpture must be accompanied by a pedestal. There is no availability for individual lighting.
Adult category Ages 18 and up
Best in Show - $300
1st Place Watercolor - $75
1st Place Oil - $75
1st Place Acrylic - $75
1st Place Pastel - $75
1st Place Drawing - $75
1st Place Altered Digital Photography - $75
1st Place Sculpture - $75
1st Place Textiles - $75
1st Place Mixed Media - $75
1st Place Printmaking - $75
Children’s category Ages 8 - 17
Best in Show - $100
This year the Children’s Art Show will be judged by the community. Guests visiting the show will be asked to vote on their choice of “Best in Show”. One vote per guest. The artist with the most votes tallied will be awarded $100 for Best in Show.
Voting begins Friday, September 1st at 10:00 a.m. and ends Saturday, September 2nd at 11:00 a.m.
Award will be presented during Family Fun Fest at noon kindly sponsored by Stifel.
A special thanks to our Art by the Bay Sponsors
Thank you to our Children's Artwork Sponsor!
Melanie Coffin Jacques
Ruth Gardner Lamere
Walter and Jeannine Stanwood
Brian and Kim Murphy
Karin and Peter Settel
The Meyer Family
Anne Henning Gallery
Morgan and Barbara LaMarche
Fred and Barbara Clifford
Edward and Charlotte Vena
Thank you for our in kind contributors!
Scott Thrasher Builders