Maine Women in the Arts - Forms and Worksheets for Shows

MWA Prospectus and Forms 2019

 

2019 Schedule of All MWA Shows - Can also be seen below

Prospectus - All Shows - Dates, requirements, sizes allowed & more

Show Art Form - for the Summer and Prelude Shows

 

Fall Awards Show Art form for original art, backups and matted art

Fall Awards Show details

Small Original Works form

 

Craft Guidelines

Craft Form

Craft Form Example


Art Labels - in case you need extra!

Helpful Info: Tips, timeline, and to-do list to help you prepare

for MWA shows

Kitchen Fruition by Joanne P. Smith

 

Link here to get directions and see the map

of the Kennebunk/ Kennebunkport area

where our shows and meetings take place.

 Show Info for Maine Women in the Arts Members - 2019  

                    

A QUICK REVIEW OF SOME IMPORTANT POINTS:

  • All members must notify the Exhibits Chair of their intent to exhibit art within the timeframes delineated for each show.
  • Our artwork racks (stands) can fit framed art only up to 30" across. Hanging art must fit within a 30"x30" space. Two 16"x20" (maximum outside dimension of frame) pieces are allowed. Fine art / 3D or sculpture must have its own pedestal. The term 'original art' encompasses paintings, photography, fiber art and sculpture.
  • ALL artwork exhibited must be for sale.
  • MWA is not responsible for theft or damage of works and crafts exhibited


Hanging Work: 2 original pieces. See sizes above. Notify Liz Roper of intent to exhibit art Nov. 2-20.

Contact Becky Bagley: rebeccabagley4216@gmail.com or 207-252-9969, to sign up for one the jobs to make the show possible. If you are selling crafts, you need to sign up for a second shift.
Backups: Two back-up pieces (label front and back) in a clearly labeled sturdy box. May have
been previously shown.


Bin Work: Each member may exhibit 6 matted originals or reproductions.
Cards and Calendars: Original cards shown on your craft table; reproduced cards and calendars
on MWA racks. Copies of books written and/or illustrated by member on Author’s Table.


Crafts Tables: In order to have a craft table, members must be showing artwork in the show.
Members must reserve their table space with the craft chair, Sheila Clough, and their intent to exhibit artwork with the art chair, Liz Roper, during the reservation period listed on the show overview.
Each crafter is allowed a 30”x30” space to exhibit their work.
Members must work a 2nd shift, if participating in a craft table.

 

DOWNLOAD THE FORMS FOR COMPLETE DETAILS

Show Schedule 2019  

(download this same info here or at top: 2019 Schedule of All MWA Shows)

 

Summer Show with Crafts - July 25-28
Place: Masonic Lodge, 10 North St., Kennebunkport
Drop-off: Thursday, July 25, 10 - 11:30 AM (Not before 10 as the setup crew is working.) •  Pick-up: Sunday, July 28, 4:15 PM
Opening reception: Friday, July 26, 5 - 7 PM. Bring finger-food to opening.
Show Hours: Friday, July 26, 10 AM - 7 PM; Saturday, July 27, 10 AM - 6 PM; Sunday, July 28, 10 AM - 4 PM

Hanging/3D Work: 2 original pieces (sizes at top of page). Participation is contingent upon member working a shift at the show.  Notify Liz Roper of intent to exhibit art June 27-July 18.  Contact Becky Bagley to sign up to work one of the jobs to make the show possible.
Backups: Two back-up pieces (label front and back) in a clearly labeled sturdy box. May have been previously shown.
Bin Work: 6 matted originals or reproductions in clear protective sleeves.
Cards: Original cards shown on your craft table. Racks will be provided for reproduced cards.
Crafts Tables:  Participation is contingent upon member showing artwork in the show and working a second shift.  Contact Sheila Clough to request a crafts table June 27-July 18. Sign up to work a 2nd job with Becky Bagley.

 

Fine Art Show, Big & Small • Awards Show – October 3 – October 6    
This is an originals only show.
Place: Masonic Lodge, 10 North St., Kennebunkport
Drop-off: Thursday, October 3, 10 - 11:30 AM (Not before 10 as the setup crew is working.)  •  Pick-up: Sunday, October 6, 4:15 PM
Opening Reception: Friday, October 4, 5 -7 PM. Bring finger-food to opening.
Show Hours: Friday, October 4, 10 AM - 7 PM; Saturday, October 5 10 AM - 5 PM; Sunday, Oct. 6, 10 AM - 4 PM

Hanging/3D work: 2 original pieces. Participation is contingent upon member working a shift at the show. Notify Liz Roper of intent to exhibit art September 5-Sept. 26.  Choose and mark only 1 to be judged for awards.  Contact Becky Bagley to sign up for one of the jobs to help make the show possible.
Backups: One back-up piece (label front and back) in a clearly labeled sturdy box. May have been previously shown.
Bin Work: Each member may exhibit up to 6 matted originals in clear protective sleeves. No reproductions.
Small Works and Original Cards: Participation is contingent upon member showing artwork in the show and signing up to work at the show.

Up to 10 pieces of original art no larger than 5"x7" image area - 36 sq. inches - plus mat and frame and displayed on easels (for sale as part of price) or in tabletop frames. Small 3-D original pieces for table display may not exceed 7” in height.

Up to 10 original, one-of-a-kind cards may be displayed in up to 5 spaces in MWA’s card racks. 

Contact Sheila Clough to request table space for small works September 5-Sept. 26. Sign up to work a 2nd job with Becky Bagley.

 

Prelude Fine Arts Show with Crafts – December 5-December 8
Place: Masonic Lodge, 10 North St., Kennebunkport
Drop-off: Thursday, December 5, 10 - 11:30 AM (Not before 10 as the setup crew is working.)  Pick-up: Sunday, December 8, 4:15 PM
Special early opening reception: Thursday, December 5, 5 - 7 PM. Bring finger-food to opening.
Show Hours: Friday, Dec. 6, 10 AM - 7 PM; Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:30 AM - 6 PM; Sunday, Dec. 8, 10 AM - 4 PM

Hanging/3D Work: 2 original pieces. Participation is contingent upon member working a shift at the show. Notify Liz Roper of intent to exhibit art November 7-28.  Contact Becky Bagley to sign up for one the jobs to make the show possible.
Backups: Two back-up pieces (label front and back) in a clearly labeled sturdy box. May have been previously shown.
Bin Work: Each member may exhibit 6 matted originals or reproductions in clear protective sleeves.
Cards: Original cards shown on your craft table. Racks will be provided for reproduced cards.
Crafts Tables: Participation is contingent upon member showing artwork in the show. Working a 2nd shift at the show is required for those displaying crafts. Contact Sheila Clough to reserve a crafts table Nov. 7-28. Contact Becky Bagley to sign up to work a 2nd job at the show.

 

Contact information: 
Sheila Clough (crafts): cloughjs@sacoriver.net or 207-247-5512
Becky Bagley (workers): rebeccabagley4216@gmail.com or 207-252-9969
Liz Roper (art): lizroper14@gmail.com or 207-985-6270

 

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