Call for Entries • $600 in Prize Money
Judge: Terrance Armstard
News Editor at the El Dorado News-Times and
Adjunct Instructor at South Arkansas Community College
NEW Entry Deadline February 2
New Exhibit Dates February 6-27
Reception February 10, 6-8pm
Download the Prospectus & Entry Form
Fee $10 for SAAC Members & $15 for General Public
One free entry for new members
TO ENTER submit up to two framed photographs along with a completed entry form and the entry fee for each piece.
• Original photographs created with any type of camera, printed on any media
• Basic corrective editing only, no manipulations
• Photos taken in the last five years, not under supervision or in classroom environment
DELIVER entries by January 31, 2018, to the South Arkansas Arts Center at 110 East 5th Street, El Dorado, Arkansas 71730.
BEST of SHOW • $300
1st Place • $150
2nd Place • $75
3rd Place • $50
Honorable Mention • $20
Entries must be original photographs taken with any type of camera that are framed and ready for display in the gallery. Photographers may use basic corrective editing in the dark room or digitally but no graphic manipulations allowed. Photographs must have been taken in the last five years and not previously shown at SAAC. No work done under supervision or in a classroom environment will be accepted. Each piece must be framed appropriately with a sufficient hanging method. The judge and show chairperson have final authority to define what constitutes an acceptable entry.
ENTRIES/FEE: Limit 2 pieces per person with an entry fee of $10 each for SAAC Members, $15 each for the General Public and one FREE entry for New Members. (Entry fee is non-refundable.) Make checks payable to SAAC.
DEADLINE: January 31, 2018 – Entries must be received in the SAAC Office by Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
DELIVERY/PICK-UP: Works must be delivered to SAAC by January 31 and picked up on February 28. Artists are responsible for the delivery and pickup of all works. Shipped pieces must include a return shipping label or instructions when received. Work not picked up after 30 days will become the property of SAAC.
EXHIBITION: All accepted works will be on exhibit in SAAC’s Galleries February 2-27, 2018. An Artist Reception will be held February 10, 6-8pm with an awards presentation at 6:30pm. All work must remain for the duration of the exhibit.
SALES: Sales are encouraged. A commission of 35% will be charged on all sales resulting from the exhibition. Works NOT FOR SALE must be marked NFS.
LIABILITY: Any work submitted to SAAC for exhibition may be reproduced for promotional purposes. The receipt of an entry in the competition will constitute agreement by the artist with all conditions set forth in the prospectus. Artists are responsible for the transportation of accepted entries and expected to carry their own insurance if shipping the artwork. South Arkansas Arts Center is not responsible for damages during transport. Every precaution will be taken during packing and unpacking for the safety of each entry, but neither SAAC, its board, staff, volunteers, nor anyone connected with the exhibition will be responsible for loss or damage however caused during transport.