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Sofa Art Show 2018 - Sofas of Extreme Size

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Jon Ginsburg Gallery at the Creative Center

410 E. Race Ave.

Visalia, CA 93291

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The Creative Center will be hosting the 23rd annual Sofa Art Show in its Jon Ginsburg Gallery! We proudly carry on Visalia’s beloved tradition - a tongue-in-cheek exhibition showcasing art inspired by sofas. The theme this year is “Sofas of Extreme Size”, featuring both the small and the great!!! Artists of all ages and abilities are welcome to submit their art in accordance with the theme and rules (listed below).

----------------- Artists, Bring Your Work! -------------
Friday, February 23
8am-6pm
The Jon Ginsburg Gallery
410 E Race Ave
Visalia, CA 93291

If you are not able to make it during these hours or on this day, arrange to drop off your work before this date. Email Stevi at stevid@thecreativecenter-visalia.org. Late work will not be accepted.

------------------ Opening Reception ------------------
Friday, March 2
5pm-8pm
The Jon Ginsburg Gallery
410 E Race Ave
Visalia, CA 93291

--------------- Artists, Pick Up Your Work! ------------
Friday, March 23
8am-6pm
The Jon Ginsburg Gallery
410 E Race Ave
Visalia, CA 93291

If you are not able to make it during these hours or on this day, arrange to pick up your work by emailing Stevi at stevid@thecreativecenter-visalia.org. Artwork left more than 30 days after the March 23 pickup date will be considered the property of the Creative Center and may be disposed of.

----------------------Gallery Hours------------------------
This exhibition will be up from March 2-22. The gallery is open to the public from 10am-3pm Monday through Friday. Please check in at the office when you visit.

----------------- Rules & Guidelines -------------------
--The artwork must include a sofa in some way. Examples:
-A painting includes an image of a sofa.
-A sculpture is of a sofa.
-- The artwork must be consistent with the theme “Sofas of Extreme Size”. Examples:
-The artwork itself is mini
-The artwork itself is gigantic
-The sofa in the artwork is depicted as mini
-The sofa in the artwork is depicted as gigantic
-Imagery in the artwork plays with ideas about perspective
--Large work must be able to fit through a door that is 41”x83”.
--All media are accepted. Installation ideas will be considered.
--All pieces must be ready to hang or display. Two-dimensional work should be framed with wire for hanging. No sawtooth hangers, screw eye hangers, or d-rings without wire.
--Artwork must be family-friendly. No explicit content or nudity
--Artists may submit an unlimited amount of artwork.
--The entry fee for each artwork is $5.
--Artists must submit a waiver form and an inventory sheet for their work. These forms will be provided by the Creative Center and can be filled out when the artist drops off the artwork
--Artwork submitted late will not be accepted.
--Artwork left more than 30 days after the March 23 pickup date will be considered the property of the Creative Center and may be disposed of.

--------------------------- Sales ---------------------------
If a piece sells, the Creative Center will collect a 20% commission of the sale price.The purchaser will pay sales tax. The Creative Center will pay the artist within 30 days of the closing date of the exhibition.

------------------- Contact Information -----------------
Contact Stevi Daniels:
stevid@thecreativecenter-visalia.org
559-733-9329
410 E Race. Ave, Visalia, CA 93291
Office Hours: M-F 8am-3:30pm

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