Upcoming Spring Art Show details
Members Exhibition Spring 2007
May 23, 2007
Old Constitution Firehouse
1204 Main Street
The Vicksburg Art Association
Members' Show - Spring 2007
When: May 19 - 23, 2007
Where: Constitution Firehouse Gallery, 1204 Main (at Openwood Street).
Who: The Show is open to all members of the Vicksburg Art Association who are 18
years or older. (Dues are $15 for 9/06 - 8/07).
Entry: $15 for up to 3 pieces.
Categories: Oil; Acrylic; Fiber; Photo-Mono; 3 Dimensional; Drawing; Print;
Photo-Color; Watercolor; Mixed Media.
Eligibility: All work must be original to the entering artist. Copies of other works, any
work made from commercial kits, molds, or designs will not be accepted.
All entries must have been completed within the past two years.
Works entered in a previous VAA competitive show are not eligible.
Two dimensional work may be no larger than 48” x 48”.
All work on paper must be framed and wired for hanging.
Pieces with sawtooth hangers or exposed glass edges will not be accepted.
All work on canvas must be framed, stripped or have finished edges and be wired for
All 3-dimensional work must be stable and no larger than 36"x36"x72"(tall) & capable of
being moved by two people.
Awards: Three Best in Show awards: First $200, Second $75, and Third $50. Ribbons
may be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place and Honorable Mention in each category at the
judge's discretion. Three “People’s Choice” Awards will also be awarded based on voting
by reception attendees.
Sales: The Vicksburg Art Association will retain a 15% commission on all sales.
All precautions will be exercised in the handling of art submitted to the show. However,
the VAA assumes no responsibility for any work beyond that of normal good care and
will not be responsible for work that is not picked up during the scheduled times. Work
left beyond Sat. May 26 will be subject to a $1 per day fee. Any work left past June 15
will become property of the VAA.
No work may be removed from the show before 4:00 PM on Wednesday, May 23.
Special Category...Magnolia Madness
In addition to the maximum three entries for competition, artists may enter one magnolia piece in
any medium These will be exhibited together and will not be judged.
Opening attendees will vote to award a special People’s Choice award to their favorite magnolia.
Magnolia may be for sale or not.
An added $3 fee will be charged for entry in the “Magnolia Madness” category.
the David Leenknecht Photography Award
One of the photographs entered in the show will be given a $200 award in honor of the late David Leenknecht. The winning entry will be chosen by the judge.
May. 12, Sat.......Registration: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 14, Mon.....Registration: 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
May 19, Sat.............................Reception: 8:00 p.m.
May 20 Sun.........Show hours: 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.
May 21, Mon....Show hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May 22 Tue......Show hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
May 23, Wed.....Show hours 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(all work must remain in show until 4 p.m , Wed. May 23)
May 23, Wed..............Pick-up 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
May 26, Sat.............Pick-up 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.*
*Work left beyond this date will be subject to a $1 per day fee.
For more information call (601) 638-9221