10Feb2012
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John Hellmuth
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CALLING ALL ARTISTS: LET HAMPTON BE YOUR INSPIRATION!

CALL TO ARTISTS:

Please submit to HHI by March 1st any two samples of original artwork.

From these, a jury will select approximately 15 – 20 artists to exhibit one painting (maximum size of 22”x 28), at the inaugural event of the HAI, which will take place on Friday, April 20th, from 6-8 pm in the Orangery at Hampton National Historic Site.

This painting must be inspired by any aspect of Hampton NHS.

Final entries will be judged for cash prizes:
Prizes to be awarded: $1,000 – 1st, $350 – 2nd, and $150 – 3rd.

The April 20th event, will also feature a book-signing and talk by local artist Elizabeth Cockey and historian Dr. Barton Cockey, as we launch their new book – Baltimore County: Historic Reflections and Favorite Scenes.

Time Line:

~ Artists must submit by email (historichampton@verizon.net) any 2 samples of original work by March 1st, 2012.
~ Images must be in JPEG format, and be a maximum of 2 MB in size.
~ Notification of participation in April 20th event will be emailed to artists by March 10th, 2012.
~ Delivery of accepted work: Friday, April 20th, 2012, from 10 am to 12 pm in the Orangery at HNHS.
~ Reception: Friday, April 20th, 2012 from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, in the Orangery at HNHS.
~ Pick-up any unsold artwork: Saturday, April 21th, 2012, between 3 pm to 4 pm.

Entry Rules:

~ All paintings for April 20th event must be inspired by any aspect of Hampton National Historic Site.
~ All work must be original, for sale, framed, and ready to display on an easel provided by the artist.
~ All work is subject to be judged by a committee in order to earn a prize at the April 20th HAI event.
~ There is no entry fee, but 30% of the sale price of the work will be donated by the artist to HHI.
~ Paintings that are up to three years old may be submitted for the April 20th event.
~ Artists must deliver any accepted work and pick-up any unsold work by specified dates.

please go to http://hamptonartsinitiative.weebly.com/calling-all-artists.html for entry form and further details.

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