12th Annual Small Works Show

December 1, 2016 – December 24, 201

Acceptance: Accepted work may be refused if it does not conform to the entered image. Absolutely NO substitutions of accepted works will be allowed. All accepted work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibit.

Sales:  The gallery will take 30% commission on any work sold. Work not for sale must be marked “N.F.S.” in the Price section of the submission form. NO “P.O.R.” (price on request) sales.

Delivery of Work:

1. Hand-delivered work will be accepted at the gallery ONLY on Saturday, November 19, 11-7pm and Sunday, November 20, 11 noon – 4pm. Packaging may be removed from the gallery at the time of delivery.

2. Shipped work must arrive at the gallery between Friday, November 18 - Tuesday, November 22, in a reusable container. A computer-generated return label for return of work MUST be enclosed. NO EXCEPTIONS. Pre-paid shipping arrangements must be made through UPS or FedEx websites or with other shippers who will pick up work at the gallery. NO U.S. POSTAL SERVICE OR C.O.D. RETURNS. DO NOT SEND CASH, CHECK, STAMPS, OR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION FOR RETURN OF WORK.

Return of Work: Hand-delivered work must be picked up on Thursday, December 29, 4 – 7pm Friday, December 30, 4-7pm or Saturday December 31, 11-4pm. Shipped works will be returned the week of January 2nd. The gallery accepts no responsibility for work not retrieved on pick-up date and will charge the artist $5.00 a day thereafter for storage. After 30 days the gallery may dispose of the work.

Liability: Great care will be taken with all work, but artists are responsible for insuring their own work if they wish. 440 Gallery will not be responsible for any loss or damage to work while on the premises or in transit to or from the gallery. The submission of a work of art to this exhibition shall be understood to constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to the conditions set forth in this prospectus.

Important Dates

NOV 19, Saturday 11-7: Drop off of accepted work. 

NOV 20, Sunday 11-4 PM: Drop off of accepted work.

NOV 18 – 22: Shipped work arrives

DEC 1, Thursday: Opening Reception, 6-9pm

DEC 24: Show closes

DEC 29, Thursday: Pick up of unsold work, 4-7pm

DEC 30, Friday: Pick up of unsold work, 4-7pm

DEC 31, Saturday: Pick up of unsold work, 11-4pm


More About Our Juror

The juror for this year's Small Works Show is JoAnne McFarland, an award winning artist and writer with an extensive exhibition history.  She is the former Exhibitions Director of A.I.R. Gallery, the first artist–run gallery for women artists in the United States. She is a practicing artist and poet with works in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress and Columbus Museum of Art among many others. She is the author of eight poetry collections the latest of which is Loose Horse in the Valley. A graduate of Princeton University and Pratt Institute, McFarland also studied painting with Andrew Reiss. http://www.joannemcfarland.com/