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SLC Arts Call For Artwork:  “Sincerely Yours” Thank You Card Exhibition 


 

SLC Arts invites artists to submit artwork for their 2024 Town Hall exhibit, "Sincerely Yours!” This exhibition celebrates the power of gratitude and the timeless tradition of showing appreciation with a thank-you card. 

We are asking for submissions of handmade cards inspired by the recognition of the profound impact others have in each of our lives. The submission deadline is Saturday, May 11th, 11:59 pm. Please submit online through https://slcartscouncil.org/exhibits/ 


 

This exhibit is curated by Sharon H.J. Cheng, an artist working with SLC Arts through the Creatives Rebuild New York grant program. Sharon has put together a series of Town Hall exhibits with the intention of offering a more accessible exhibit series for our creative community. 


 

For this exhibition you can use various presentation styles depending on how the cards are executed or intended  to be presented to express the idea of gratitude. You can use colors, symbols, or other means to create your unique artwork. The cards can be a postcard format, folded or unfolded , with or without text, with frontside design only or with both sides design. The size requirement is - no larger than  8 1/2” x 11”, which can fit into a clear Sheet Protector to display double-side cards.  The cards can also framed by artists. There is no jury fee required for this exhibit. 


 

The opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Thursday, May 23rd at 5pm at the Potsdam Town Hall. Attendance is not mandatory but strongly encouraged. Artists will be given the opportunity to discuss their work. If you have any questions regarding this exhibit, please contact Kat Dinneen at kat@slcartscouncil.org.  


 

SLC Arts manages all sales, collects sales tax and shipping fees (if applicable), and covers credit card fees. The artist will receive a commission of 70% of the sale price. 


 

Submission criteria:

  • Each entrant may submit 1-5 works to be juried. Accepted works must be brought to SLC Arts by Tuesday, May 21, 2023
  • Artwork submitted may have been created at any time; there is no restriction on date of creation. 
  • Photographs should be printed to 5 x 7”; Unframed paper and other 2D media should be no larger than 8 x 10”; Frames, canvas, or other non-paper surfaces should be no larger than 20 x 24” and must be fit with hanging hardware. 
  • Artists must include Title of Work, Year of Work, Artists' Name, Medium, and Total Sale Price (that the customer will pay). 
  • Artists strongly urged to have their work for sale - listed price should include 70% for the artist and 30% commission for SLC Arts. 
  • Artists who do not wish to sell their work must still provide an estimate of value for insurance purposes.
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