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THREE – A National Juried Exhibition 

 

 

On view from June 14–July 13, 2018.

Opening Reception: June 14th, 7-9pm.

Open to all mediums, sizes and interpretations of the number THREE. Consider: three meals a day; the fading three-ring circus; three strikes – you’re out; three French hens; the Three Musketeers; leaves of three – let it be; a shiny tricycle; a classic triple decker; three-alarm fires … a prime challenge with a magic number.  Six prizes of $100 each will be awarded.

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THREE Juror

Juror Alexander Castro is a writer and journalist. He regularly contributes arts reporting and criticism to Art New England, Big Red & ShinyMercury, and GLASS Quarterly. His writing has also appeared or is forthcoming in untetheredDon’t Take Pictures and Lost Balloon. In 2018, Castro was a runner-up for the inaugural Toni Beauchamp Prize in Critical Art Writing. 

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Notification of Decision: All artists will receive notification of the juror’s decision sent to the email address that they have provided by Thursday, May17th at 7 PM, MT. Additionally, all accepted works will be posted on www.attleboroartsmuseum.org.  All artists are expected to check the in-box of the email that they provided and/or the Museum’s website listing for notification of the juror’s decision. Please no inquiries.

 

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IF YOUR ARTWORK IS ACCEPTED BY THE JUROR:

Delivery of All Accepted Work: To properly record and install all accepted pieces, all work (and detailed hanging instructions, if applicable) must be delivered between May 18th and June 5th, from 10 AM – 3 PM, EST.  We’re closed Sundays & Mondays – and one Saturday, May 26th.

  • We cannot accept your artwork before May 18th or after June 5th. There are no exceptions.
  • Accepted work can be either hand-delivered or shipped to the Attleboro Arts Museum.
  • You can arrange to send a representative to deliver and/or pick up your artwork for you. The Attleboro Arts Museum is not responsible for making these arrangements for exhibiting artists. 
  • Installations that require assembly by the artist must be scheduled in advance of delivery. Call 508-222-2644 x11 to schedule.

 

HAND-DELIVERED ARTWORK

Mark all accepted artwork with the artist’s name, address, city/state/zip, phone, email, title of piece, dimensions (w x h x d), weight (no more than 100 lbs) and sale price (if applicable). Download a THREE Loan Agreement and submit with your accepted artwork. 

 

SHIPPED ARTWORK

Mark all accepted artwork with the artist’s name, address, city/state/zip, phone, email, title of piece, dimensions (w x h x d), weight (no more than 100 lbs) and sale price (if applicable). Download a THREE Loan Agreement and Delivery Checklist and submit with your accepted artwork. 

Artists are responsible for all payments associated with the shipping of their work.  All shipped work must include:

1) $10 handling fee – per piece

2) Pre-paid return shipping label

3) Payment of shipping vendor’s pick-up fee

4) A photo of your artwork on the outside of your package

5) A completed THREE Loan Agreement and Delivery Checklist 

Send to: Attleboro Arts Museum, THREE, 86 Park St., Attleboro, MA, 02703.  Fees are non-refundable. Checks payable to Attleboro Arts Museum.

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Presentation: All accepted work must be framed, gallery-wrapped or finished on the edges and ready to hang at delivery with a sturdy wire hanging system. See the Museum’s Framing Guidelines for details. We highly recommend neutral frames and white or off-white mats. Any pieces that do not match the juror’s decision, or are not the piece that was accepted, will not be installed, and will be returned COD.

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Sales: All art sales are subject to the Museum’s commission of 30% for Museum members, 40% for non-members. Work does not need to be for sale.

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Insurance: The Attleboro Arts Museum will insure all work from the date of arrival at the Museum through the stated pick-up dates. The maximum insurance amount covers up to an artist’s value of $2000, with a $500 deductible payable by the artist. The Museum is not responsible for loss or damage in shipping, or for insuring art during shipping. Art left beyond the final pick-up date of July 17th at 3 PM EST, will not be insured.

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In-person Pick-up of Exhibited Work: July 13th from 4-5 PM, EST & July 14th and 17th; 10 AM – 3 PM, EST. Work left beyond July 17th at 3 PM, EST will be charged $5 per day per piece, payable at late pickup. There are no exceptions.

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Return of Work–Shipped by the Museum: All work will be packed and shipped by July 19th. You must enclose pre-paid shipping labels for the return of your work (that also covers the shipping vendor’s pick-up fee) and a $10 handling fee per piece. Checks payable to Attleboro Arts Museum.  If you are within driving distance, we would appreciate an in-person pick-up.

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All dates, specifications & fees are non-negotiable. Questions: 508.222.2644 x13

 

Image: Mandy Rusk

 

 

 

 



Attleboro Arts Museum, 86 Park St., Attleboro, MA 02703

508-222-2644

 

 

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