2019 p’ARTake Information
2019 ARTIST PROSPECTUS

Registration October 20, 2019 – Pick-up November 9 & 10, 2019
Ocean Springs Community Center, 512 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, MS.
Judges: Mollie Rushing and Kim Rushing

ELIGIBILITY
Adult members 18 years or older in good standing of the Ocean Springs Art Association who live in one of the six southern counties, including those who have moved away from the six southern counties but have continued to pay membership dues, may enter. Non-members who live in Jackson, Hancock, Harrison, Pearl River, Stone or George counties may join as members the day of registration and enter.

RULES OF ENTRY

FEES
Exhibit entry fee is $45 for 1 or 2 entries per person.

ENTRY RESTRICTIONS

Work which has previously been entered in the OSAA Fine Art Show will not be accepted.

All work must be professionally presented, free from known defects and in good taste. All work entered must be for sale. The artist’s name, address, and phone number, plus the title of the work, medium, and price must be printed legibly on a provided label and placed on the back lower-left corner of the work. (as viewed from the back.)

2-D sizes: First entry can be no larger than 40 in. in any direction, including frame. The second entry may be no more than 36 in. in any direction.

3D size and weight limits: 3D art will be accepted if it fits in a 16 in. square surface footprint of a pedestal, is no taller than 6 ft., has a width/depth of not more than 24 in., and weighs no more than 150 lbs. For any artwork over 50 lbs., the artist is responsible for placement of the work during the setup and removing the work at the closing of the show (by means of rubber wheels). Multiple art pieces of a cohesive unit to be sold as one unit, may be exhibited (example: teapot with cups and tray).

Work must be ORIGINAL and signed, completely executed by the individual artist, and must have been completed within the past two years. Any entity from another source must be changed from its original context thereby making it a new and different creation.

Gallery-wrapped canvases must be mounted on stretcher frame with a minimum depth of 1½ inches and painted on all sides. Staples or tacks must not be visible. Canvasses less than 1½ inches must be framed. Glass or Plexiglas must be used when framing ink, Conte, charcoal, watercolor, pastels or similar mediums on paper or art mounted on paper. 2-D work must be wired and ready to hang. Saw-tooth hooks or uni-mounts are NOT acceptable.

Posters and copies of original work, regardless of the methods used to print the copy, will not be accepted. Numbered editions of any media will not be accepted. Any entity from another source must be changed from its original context.

Any work produced from widely published photographs, advertisements, art books, other artists’ work, commercial or mass-produced molds or patterns, novelty and/or decorative crafts or kits such as stitchery, mosaic work, china or tole painting will not be accepted.

Digital art/photo-artistry created in Photoshop, Illustrator, icolorama or other similar software will be accepted if it follows the guidelines set forth in this prospectus. Photographs printed on either traditional light-sensitive paper or inkjet prints on canvas, cotton rag, matte or glossy photographic papers will be accepted.

No electric illumination or movement is permitted.

Entries must be in good taste. Work that does not comply with the standards of the exhibition or the organization will not be accepted. In all questions, the final decision will be made by the SHOW RULES AND STANDARDS COMMITTEE. Any work judged to be a copy will be removed and any awards recalled.

SALES
Purchase Patrons and OSAA Award/Show Sponsors may buy art during the first two hours of the Opening Reception before the exhibition opens to the general public. No other sales may be negotiated before 5 pm Opening night. All purchases MUST be paid in full the day of purchase. Art sales prices must remain as listed during the length of the show.

REGISTRATION AND PICK UP
Registration is Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Ocean Springs Community Center, 512 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
Additional copies of the prospectus are available at the Art House and the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, online at www.oceanspringsartassociation.org and OSAA Facebook, or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request to OSAA P.O. Box 136, Ocean Springs, MS 39564.

Artists must pick up unsold work at the close of the show on either Saturday, November 9th or Sunday, November 10th between 12 (noon) and 2:00 pm but no earlier than these times. Artists unable to pick up work must make arrangements for pick up. All unclaimed work becomes the property of OSAA.

LIABILITY
All reasonable care will be exercised in the handling of art work, but neither the OSAA nor the City of Ocean Springs can assume responsibility should any damage or loss occur. All work is entered at the sole risk of the artist. SUBMISSION OF WORK CONSTITUTES AGREEMENT BY THE ARTIST TO ALL CONDITIONS HEREIN. NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED.

OCT 20
Registration
10 am-2 pm

OCT 21
Artist Critiques
4 – 6 pm

OCT 22
Award Winners Notified

OCT 23
Award Winners Announced

OCT 25
Award Winners Photo Session
3:40 – 4:45 pm
OPENING
VIP 5-7 pm
PUBLIC 7-8

OCT 26
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

OCT 27
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

OCT 28
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

OCT 29
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

OCT 30
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

OCT 31
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

NOV 1
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

NOV 2
Show Open
9 am – 4 pm
Peter Anderson Festival

NOV 3
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm
Peter Anderson Festival

NOV 4
CLOSED*

NOV 5
CLOSED*

NOV 6
Show Open
1 – 4 pm

NOV 7
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

NOV 8
Show Open
10 am – 4 pm

NOV 9
Show Open
10 am – 12 pm
Pick up Art
12 -2 pm

NOV 10
Pick up Art
12 -2 pm
*OSAA Show will be CLOSED Monday and Tuesday, November 4 and 5 and until 1 pm on November 6 for elections.

2018 Prospectus
2018 P’ARTake ARTIST PROSPECTUS

PRESENTATION
All work must be professionally presented, free from known defects and in good taste. Glass or Plexiglas must be used when framing ink, Conte, charcoal, watercolor or similar mediums on paper. Canvasses less than 1½ inches must be framed. Check inside for additional rules.

ENTRY SIZE RESTRICTIONS
The sizes are: First entry: no larger than 40” in any direction, including frame. The second entry may be no more than 36” in any direction.

3D EXHIBITS
Weight limits: 150 lbs. (for any artwork over 50 lbs., artist is responsible for placement of artwork during the setup and closing of the show by means of rubber wheels). Height is limited to 6 feet and width/depth to 24 inches. Multiple art pieces of a cohesive unit work, to be sold as one unit, may be exhibited. 3D art will be accepted if it fits in a 16 inch square surface footprint of a pedestal. (Key point is the unit must be cohesive) Example: Teapot with cups and tray.

FEES
Exhibit entry fee is $45 for 1 or 2 entries per person plus yearly OSAA membership dues of $25 (individuals) or $35 (couples).

PURCHASE AWARDS AND SALES
Purchase Patrons and Award/OSAA Show Sponsors may buy art during the first two hours of the Opening
Reception before the exhibition opens to the general public. No other sales may be negotiated before 5 pm
Opening night. The artists receive the full amount of the purchase awards and other sales. All purchases MUST be paid in full the day of purchase. Art sales prices must remain as listed during the length of the show.

ELIGIBILITY
Adult members 18 years or older in good standing of the Ocean Springs Art Association who live in one of the
six southern counties, including those who have moved away from the six southern counties but have continued
to pay membership dues, may enter. Non-members who live in Jackson, Hancock, Harrison, Pearl River, Stone
or George counties may join as members the day of registration and enter.

REGISTRATION
Registration is the Sunday prior to Opening night from 10 am to 3 pm at the Ocean Springs Community Center,
512 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Additional copies of the prospectus are available at the
Art House and the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, online at www.oceanspringsartassociation.org, or by
sending a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request to OSAA P.O. Box 136, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

RULES OF ENTRY
1. Payment includes $45 for 1 or 2 entries per person, plus paid OSAA membership dues for the current year;
$25 (individuals) or $35 (couples).
2. All work entered must be for sale. The artist’s name, address, and phone number, plus the title of the work, medium, and price must be printed legibly on a provided label and placed on the back lower-left corner of the work. (As viewed from the back.)
3. Work must be ORIGINAL and signed, completely executed by the individual artist, and must have been
completed within the past two years. Work created entirely by computer (i.e., computer-generated art) will
not be accepted. Posters and copies of original work, regardless of the methods used to print the copy, will
not be accepted. Numbered editions of any media will not be accepted. Photographs printed on either
traditional light-sensitive paper or inkjet prints on canvas, cotton rag, matte or glossy photographic papers will be accepted. Gallery-wrapped canvases must be mounted on stretcher frame with a minimum depth of
1½ inches; staples or tacks must not be visible. Any entity from another source must be changed from its
original context. Any work produced from widely published photographs, advertisements, art books, other
artists’ work, commercial or mass-produced molds or patterns, novelty and/or decorative crafts or kits such
as stitchery, mosaic work, china or tole painting will not be accepted.
4. Work which has previously been entered in the OSAA Fine Art Show will not be accepted.
5. Entries must be in good taste. Work that does not comply with the standards of the exhibition or the
organization will not be accepted. In all questions, the final decision will be made by the SHOW RULES AND
STANDARDS COMMITTEE. Any work judged to be a copy will be removed and any awards recalled.
6. Size restrictions: First entry can be no larger than 40 inches in any dimension, including frame. Second entry can be no larger than 36 inches in any dimension, including frame. All entries must be dry, securely framed and wired for hanging. Saw-toothhooks or unimounts are NOT acceptable. Gallery-wrapped canvases must
be painted on all sides and a minimum of 1½ inches thick; staples or tacks must not be visible. 3D work
weight limit is 150 pounds with the same size limits as outlined on opposite side of page. No electric
illumination or movement is permitted.
7. Artists must pick up work on Saturday at the close of the show, between 4 pm and 6 pm, or Sunday, between
12 pm and 3 pm. Artists unable to pick up work must make arrangements. All unclaimed work becomes the
property of OSAA.
8. Check oceanspringsartassociation.org for Annual p’Artake Fall Show Dates and Forms.

LIABILITY
All reasonable care will be exercised in the handling of art work, but neither the OSAA nor the City of Ocean Springs can assume responsibility should any damage or loss occur. All work is entered at the sole risk of the artist. SUBMISSION OF WORK CONSTITUTES AGREEMENT BY THE ARTIST TO ALL CONDITIONS
HEREIN. NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED.

2017 Prospectus

2017 P’ARTake ARTIST PROSPECTUS

PRESENTATION
All work must be professionally presented, free from known defects and in good taste. Glass or Plexiglas must be used when framing ink, Conte, charcoal, watercolor or similar mediums on paper. Canvasses less than 1½ inches must be framed. Check inside for additional rules.

ENTRY SIZE RESTRICTIONS
The sizes are: First entry: no larger than 40” in any direction, including frame. The second entry may be no
more than 36” in any direction.

3D EXHIBITS
Weight limits: 150 lbs. (for any artwork over 50 lbs., artist is responsible for placement of artwork during the setup and closing of the show by means of rubber wheels). Height is limited to 6 feet and width/depth to 24 inches. Multiple art pieces of a cohesive unit work, to be sold as one unit, may be exhibited. 3D art will be accepted if it fits in a 16 inch square surface footprint of a pedestal. (Key point is the unit must be cohesive) Example: Teapot with cups and tray.

FEES
OSAA fees for all artwork sold equals 10%, which includes the tax and administration fee. For example, in a
sale of $100, the OSAA fee is $10 and the payment to artist is $90. Exhibit entry fee is $45 for 1 or 2 entries per person plus yearly OSAA membership dues of $25 (individuals) or $35 (couples).

PURCHASE AWARDS AND SALES
Purchase Patrons and Award/OSAA Show Sponsors may buy art during the first two hours of the Opening
Reception before the exhibition opens to the general public. No other sales may be negotiated before 5 pm
Opening night. The artists receive the full amount of the purchase awards and other sales less the 10% fee. All purchases MUST be paid in full the day of purchase. Art sales prices must remain as listed during the length of the show.

ELIGIBILITY
Adult members 18 years or older in good standing of the Ocean Springs Art Association who live in one of the
six southern counties, including those who have moved away from the six southern counties but have
continued to pay membership dues, may enter. Non-members who live in Jackson, Hancock, Harrison, Pearl
River, Stone or George counties may join as members the day of registration and enter.

REGISTRATION
Registration is the Sunday prior to Opening night from 10 am to 3 pm at the Ocean Springs Community Center,
512 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Additional copies of the prospectus are available at the
Art House and the Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, online at www.oceanspringsartassociation.org, or by
sending a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request to OSAA P.O. Box 136, Ocean Springs, MS
39564

RULES OF ENTRY

1. Payment includes $45 for 1 or 2 entries per person, plus paid OSAA membership dues for the current year;
$25 (individuals) or $35 (couples).

2. All work entered must be for sale. The artist’s name, address, and phone number, plus the title of the work, medium, and price must be printed legibly on a provided label and placed on the back lower-left corner of the work. (As viewed from the back.)

3. Work must be ORIGINAL and signed, completely executed by the individual artist, and must have been
completed within the past two years. Work created entirely by computer (i.e., computer-generated art) will
not be accepted. Posters and copies of original work, regardless of the methods used to print the copy, will
not be accepted. Numbered editions of any media will not be accepted. Photographs printed on either
traditional light-sensitive paper or inkjet prints on canvas, cotton rag, matte or glossy photographic papers will be accepted. Gallery-wrapped canvases must be mounted on stretcher frame with a minimum depth of
1½ inches; staples or tacks must not be visible. Any entity from another source must be changed from its
original context. Any work produced from widely published photographs, advertisements, art books, other
artists’ work, commercial or mass-produced molds or patterns, novelty and/or decorative crafts or kits such
as stitchery, mosaic work, china or tole painting will not be accepted.

4. Work which has previously been entered in the OSAA Fine Art Show will not be accepted.

5. Entries must be in good taste. Work that does not comply with the standards of the exhibition or the
organization will not be accepted. In all questions, the final decision will be made by the SHOW RULES
AND STANDARDS COMMITTEE. Any work judged to be a copy will be removed and any awards recalled.

6. Size restrictions: First entry can be no larger than 40 inches in any dimension, including frame. Second
entry can be no larger than 36 inches in any dimension, including frame. All entries must be dry, securely
framed and wired for hanging. Saw-toothhooks or unimounts are NOT acceptable. Gallery-wrapped
canvases must be painted on all sides and a minimum of 1½ inches thick; staples or tacks must not be
visible. 3D work weight limit is 150 pounds with the same size limits as outlined on opposite side of page.
No electric illumination or movement is permitted.

7. Artists must pick up work on Saturday at the close of the show, between 4 pm and 6 pm, or Sunday,
between 12 pm and 3 pm. Artists unable to pick up work must make arrangements. All unclaimed work
becomes the property of OSAA.

8. Check oceanspringsartassociation.org for Annual p’Artake Fall Show Dates and Forms. LIABILITY All reasonable care will be exercised in the handling of art work, but neither the OSAA nor the City of Ocean Springs can assume responsibility should any damage or loss occur. All work is entered at the sole risk of the artist. SUBMISSION OF WORK CONSTITUTES AGREEMENT BY THE ARTIST TO ALL CONDITIONS HEREIN. NO LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED.

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