The Kefauver Studio & Gallery in Damariscotta is calling for artists to participate in “The Garden Show” art show, which will run from July 28 through Aug. 13. This show will depict the Midcoast’s most beautiful blossoms and gardens, so submitted works should be in keeping with that theme. Each submitted work must be an original creation, and all mediums will be considered, including oil, watercolor, acrylic, gouache, photographs, sculpture, and woodblock prints. All work must be ready for hanging or displaying, with framed or painted edges, and wired for hanging. Pedestals are available for three-dimensional work.
Several artists will be selected to present up to five works at the show. To enter, submit up to five works in jpg form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submission is Monday, July 10.
The artist may price the work as he or she likes, but the work should be priced reasonably for sale. No “NFS” works will be accepted. All sales and sales taxes will be handled by the gallery, as will shipping, if necessary. In the event of a sale, the artist may, but isn’t required to, replace the work sold.
This is the shortest show in duration of the 2017 season, so publicity will be maximized. The show will be advertised through press releases and advertisements in the local papers. This show will overlap the Bristol Road Galleries event “Garden Party Invitational,” on July 29. Visitors to that event will also be directed into the gallery to view “The Garden Show” work. Additionally, the event will be posted on the Kefauver Studio & Gallery website, and will appear in the Lincoln County Summer Seasons Activities Guide and on the Maine Studio + Gallery Guide website.
An opening reception, open to the public, will be held on opening day, Friday, July 28, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The Kefauver Studio & Gallery will be placing other calls to artists to participate in future shows for the 2017 season. Dates and terms for submission will be announced at a later date for these shows:
“Rock ‘n’ Wave”: Aug. 18 to Sept. 10
“Monhegan Days”: Sept. 15 to Oct. 9
“The 6” x 6” Show”: Oct. 13 to Nov. 12
“The Little Holiday Show”: Nov. 17 to Jan. 2
For questions about “The Garden Show” show or for information on how to submit work, contact Will Kefauver at 226-0974, email@example.com, or kefauverstudio.com. The Kefauver Studio & Gallery is located at 144 Bristol Road in Damariscotta, and is open from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily.