2018 ACS SoCA “THE PRESIDENT’S SHOW”

Beatrice Wood Center of the Arts
July 14th through September 2nd, 2018
Call for Entries Prospectus and Submission Form
Post Mark or Email Due Date: June 4th, 2018

We are proud to announce that “THE PRESIDENT’S SHOW” will be at the Beatrice Wood Center of the Arts (BWCA) in Ojai, CA. Conceived and created by Tony Trotta during his presidency in 1997, “THE PRESIDENT’S SHOW”, is a juried exhibit featuring current members of American Ceramic Society-Design of Southern California.

Juror: Kevin Wallace, BWCA Director

Awards: Best of Show, First Place, Second Place, Third Place and Honorable Mention.

 

Specifications (please note the size specifications):
One piece will be chosen from up to 3 submitted works. The maximum size of the piece should not exceed a combined measurement of 42″ (sum of height + width + depth). All work must be for sale. Late entries will be placed on a wait list.

 

Images
All images will be kept for documentation. Please submit as JPG or JPEG on a CD or via Email. Write your name on the disk.
Each image should not exceed 2 MB at 300 dots per inch (dpi).
Please name each image as the gallery must match the submitted image with this form. 2 images per piece can be submitted.

Example: C. Iida: Work#1, View 1.jpg, C. Iida: Work #1, View 2.jpg.

If you are unable to submit your entries electronically, please contact Celeste at 818-599-4233 to discuss manual options.
The gallery will post selected work onto their website if it meets the quality standard.

 

Fees
A $30 entry fee for up to three entries. The fees will be used for post card design, printing, postage, publicity and refreshments for the reception.

Please make check or money order payable to: ACSSoCA with “THE PRESIDENTS’ SHOW” in the note section.

Mail to Celeste Iida, PO Box 641374, Los Angeles, CA 90064.

Please note that checks will be deposited after all entries have been processed.

Or fill out the form below.

 

Notification
Acceptance is sent date via email once the juror has made the selections. A minimum of one work per individual will be accepted. When the juror has completed the process, an email will be sent regarding the selection. Entries received after June 4th will be placed on a wait list.

 

Photography
Beatrice Wood Center of the Arts and American Ceramic Society of Southern California reserves the right to photograph work for publicity purposes. If your images were taken by a professional photography, please obtain written consent for use of the images.

Post Cards, Publicity and Reception
If you wish to receive some post cards for your mailing, please indicate the quantity on the submission page. Arrangements will be made with you for pick up.
The opening reception will be held on Saturday, July 14th from 2 to 5pm. Light refreshments will be served.
There will be another reception with a guest talk on the closing day, September 2nd from 2 to 5pm.

 

Delivery of Work
BWCA is located at 8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai), Ojai, CA 93023.
Delivery of work will be from June 22, 23, 24 OR June 29, 30 and July 1 (Friday Saturday or Sunday) from 11am to 5pm, during the Center’s regular business hours. If you cannot personally drop off your work you can designate a proxy. We would like to establish some drop off points in areas within Los Angeles County. If you would like to be a drop off center, please answer the question on the bottom of the submission page.

 

Pick up of Work
You can pick up your work the closing day after the reception on September 2nd OR September 7th, 8th and 9th OR September 14th, 15th or 16th (Friday, Saturday or Sunday) from 11am to 5pm, during the Center’s regular business hours. If you cannot personally pick up your work you can designate a proxy.

 

Sales
All work must be for sale. If your piece is marked as NFS, it will not be considered. All sales must be conducted through the Beatrice Wood Center of the Arts and are subject to a 50% commission which benefits The Beatrice Wood Center of the Arts Educational Programming. Checks for works sold will be sent post exhibition.

 

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