EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Retreat, a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence for the past 25 years, is pleased to announce their 4th Annual Juried Art Show. In the previous three years of the Juried Art Show the Retreat has garnished both national and international attention by reaching artists who have submitted works for consideration as far as South Africa, San Paolo, Brazil, the Midwest, and the entire Eastern seaboard. The message is clear: artists from diverse backgrounds and cultures are showing they care and are coming together to try to end domestic violence.
The show benefits the Retreat’s Domestic Violence Services and is open to all artists with work in Photography, Painting, 2D, 3D, and Sculpture (no video art). The work cannot be larger than 24″ x 36″.
The deadline to enter is August 1, 2012. Entry fee is $50 per entry, limit 3 entries (1 entry is $50, 2 is $100, and 3 is $150). Actual work will not be judged — submit entries in JPEG form. For complete rules and entry form, visithttp://www.hamptonsjuriedartshow.com, email [email protected] or call 631.329.4398.
This is your chance to have your artwork judged by distinguished members of the art world. The jurors of this competition are:
- Kathryn Markel – Owner of art gallery Kathryn Markel Fine Arts with locations in Bridgehampton and New York City
- Christina Mossaides Strassfield – Museum Director/ Chief Curator of Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, NY
The top 25 entries, as decided by the jurors, will be in a group show at Richard J. Demato Fine Arts Gallery in Sag Harbor, NY, opening October 27th – November 5, 2012. The best in show will be chosen after the show is hung by the jurors and will win a solo exhibition at the gallery, at a date to be determined by the gallery owner and winner, within one year of winning. The winner of the 1st Annual Juried Art Show is now represented by a major gallery in NYC.
All entrants will be contacted by the end of August with the status of their entry. Do not contact the gallery.
For 25 years the Retreat has been providing domestic violence services and education to families on the East End of Long Island. Programs include a residential shelter for women and children, a 24-hour domestic violence hotline, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy for all victims of domestic violence and an in-school violence prevention education program taught in our local schools. All Services are free of charge.