Olive Free Library

Call for Art

FRESH AIR – 5th Annual Juried Summer Group Show

Juried by Jenny Nelson, a well-known Hudson Valley artist
July 23 – September 10, 2022

The Olive Free Library Association will be presenting its 5th annual summer group show, Fresh Air, this year juried by well-known national artist Jenny Nelson. The exhibition will open on Saturday, July 23, 3 – 5 pm and will run through September 10, 2022. All Hudson Valley artists are invited and all genres of art are considered but work must be wall-hung. If you are interested in submitting work to be considered for this show, please read the submission instructions.


Submission Guidelines:
1. Up to three pieces of original artwork will be considered for inclusion in the show (no reproductions).
2. All artwork should be no more than 24 inches x 24 inches in size, including frame. All works must be wall hung. Small shelves (to be provided by the artist) for sculptures are acceptable.
3. The library takes a 30% commission on all sales (the artist will receive the remaining 70% of the sale). All artwork must be for sale.
4. Send 3 – 5 jpg or png files of your work to the email address below.
5. Image files should each be named with the artwork’s title only. In the body of the email, please provide details for each of the works, i.e. medium and sizes (height x width) of the artwork incl. frame (if framed):
eg. Untitled1: oil, 5” x 7”
Untitled2: pastel, 8” x 10”
Untitled3: pen & ink, 12” x 12”
6. All artwork must be properly wired ready for hanging. Any work not properly wired will be rejected.
7. All candidates have to be 16 years or older.
8. Please submit your image files by Monday, June 6, 2022.
9. Send your submission to oflartsubmissions@gmail.com
10. If accepted, you will be contacted directly by email with all necessary forms for you to fill in, and submit them with your artwork during intake. Intake day is Monday, July 18, 2022.
11. If you want to be added to the Olive Free Library’s email list and find out about its events and other exhibition opportunities, please send an email to director@olivefreelibrary.org
12. We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Exhibition Committee – Olive Free Library Association
4033 Route 28A, West Shokan, NY 12494
Phone: 845.657.2482

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