ArtLocal Art Show Presented By ArtsConnect™

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ArtsConnect brings the community together with a two-day celebration of the arts. This year, we will return to the The Centennial Barn, located at 110 Compton Road, where we will hold a gallery of artwork from residents of the community and surrounding cities.  

The art show will kick off on Friday, November 12th with an evening artist reception. Light appetizers, live music, silent auction, raffle and a "People's Choice" award will fill the evening and give neighbors a chance to mingle and enjoy the art. There will be artistic performances and a few added surprises.  Most of the artwork will be available for sale.

The gallery will reopen on Saturday, November 13th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  for art lovers to take a closer look and enjoy the art at their leisure. 

Admission to the art show is free.


ARTIST REGISTRATION FOR 2021 ARTLOCAL IS NOW OPEN THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2021

ARTISTS: REGISTER HERE

Itinerary



Friday, November 12, 2021
Artists Reception, Gallery and Cash Bar open to all.

Centennial Barn
110 Compton Road

7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
• Live Music by Kentucky Bourbon Trailers 
• All Galleries Open
• Meet the Artists
• Split the Pot 
• Silent Auction
• Complimentary hors d’oeurves
• Cash Bar


Saturday, November 13, 2021
Gallery Open 10:00a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Brett Harper Presents "The Story of Charley Harper, Artist"
Question and answer to follow in this private ticketed engagement.

Charley Harper was a Cincinnati-based American Modernist artist. He was best known for his highly stylized wildlife prints, posters, and book illustrations. Born Charles Burton Harper in Frenchton, West Virginia in 1922, Harper's upbringing on his family farm influenced his work to his last days. He lived and raised his family in Springfield Township over fifty years. His son Brett will share Charley's story in a private engagement held at Centennial Barn on November 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. as a feature of the 9th annual ArtLocal Art Show.

Guests to this engagement are asked to please wear masks as seating will be in somewhat close quarters. 

Tickets $20 person, Non-members or $18 Members. Maximum 40

 Purchase Tickets Here 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Artists Round Table
Artists of ArtLocal and others that would like to participate are invited to a round table discussion regarding how ArtsConnect can support local artists. In this discussion, a concept for a website sales platform for artists will be explored. Ideas for ways artists could engage with Springfield Township will be brainstormed. Other topics may include teaching opportunities, as well as what artists would like to see for their own continuing education. Registration is not required. Simply show up.


ArtLocal Committee Members Needed


Are you an expert in running art shows, advertising, set design, graphic design, or gathering silent auction donations? We need all hands on deck for this exciting, fun-filled community event and YOU are what we are looking for! Volunteers are needed for everything from event planning to set up. If you have a skill to share and have time to give, please call Kim at 728-4262.

Volunteers For Art Show Needed. Sign up to volunteer here



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Live Music by Kentucky Bourbon Trailers on Saturday, November 12

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Brett Harper will present "The Story of Charley Harper" on Saturday at 11 a.m. - Limited seating by ticket only

Brett Harper

Call To Artists:


REGISTER AS AN ARTIST HERE

3 pieces of Artwork
$35 When You Enter Before October 1
$40 When You Enter On Or After October 2
No Entries After October 31


I am an artist:


Have you ever wanted to show your artistic talent, but have been too intimidated to try? We want to take that fear away by inviting all artists in the community to show up to three pieces of art in the ArtLocal art show. This is a non-juried show that will celebrate art in all levels of ability. Your art will be on display for two days and you may sell your work.

Submitting Art to ArtLocal:


ARTIST REGISTRATION CLOSES OCTOBER 31ST. 
When registering, artists will first need to set up an ArtsConnect Account. Second, click on "Register Here".  Artists will need to know what they plan to show, the medium used and the selling price, if applicable. These questions will be asked at the checkout. 

Artwork is not required to be on sale. All sales will be handled by ArtsConnect and paid to the artist in full. - A 4% fee will be retained by ArtsConnect for credit card transactions. ArtsConnect does not collect a commission from sold works. A donation to the silent auction is greatly appreciated.

Categories of art include: original clay or porcelain ceramics, digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal works, mixed media, painting, photography, print making, sculpture and wood.  We are unable to accept art over 5 ft in height. All art should be prepared, ready to hang with a wire. Unframed drawings, prints or photographs (etc.) can not be accepted. If any artwork is deemed inappropriate for a child, we will NOT display it. 


Turning in Art For the Show
Artwork that has been registered is to be dropped off at the Centennial Barn on Wednesday, November 10 between the hours of 10am - 3pm. Any unsold work must be picked up at the Centennial Barn on Saturday, November 13 between the hours of 2pm -4pm. We will not be able to store any artwork. Please ask a trusted friend or family member to drop off or pick up art if you are unable to .  


0The entry fee for artists registering before OCTOBER 1 is $35. A On OCTOBER 2, the fee will be $40. No submissions will be accepted after October 31. The fees collected support advertising the event and offset the costs associated with the program. Artists may submit up to 3 original works under their entry fee.  

DELIVERY & PICK UP OF ART:
Artwork should be delivered to the Centennial Barn Wednesday, November 10 between the hours of  10am - 3pm. We will take every effort to ensure the safety of the art submitted. We do require artists to sign a hold harmless agreement. Any unsold artwork will need to be picked on November 13 between the hours of 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

NEW THIS YEAR -ARTWORK CAN BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE ONLINE THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2021

ArtsConnect just launched www.Shop.TheArtsConnect.us and is currently selling t-shirts and soft goods online. To further test our new site, we are offering ArtLocal artists the opportunity to sell artwork in the show online through December 31, 2021 for $15. The fee is due at registration. The artwork will be posted prior to the show. If the art sells, the artist will be contacted to schedule a delivery of the art to ArtsConnect. The buyer will pay for shipping costs and ArtsConnect will fulfill that order direct to the buyer. The buyer also has the option to pick up the artwork at ArtsConnect at no additional fee. The artist will receive a check from ArtsConnect for the sold art in full, minus  10% to cover credit card processing fees. 

UPLOAD ART IMAGES, SIZE AND WEIGHT HERE FOR ONLINE SALES

*This is a followup step once you have registered for ArtLocal and paid $15 for the optional online sales. 

UPLOAD HERE


HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT STATES THE FOLLOWING:
I understand that the Springfield Township Arts and Enrichment Council will only generally supervise the location in which submitted artwork is displayed and that no security or personnel will be provided to particularly safeguard the artwork submitted. I understand that there is a possibility that the artwork I submit may be damaged or stolen during this event, and I hereby voluntarily release and hold harmless The Springfield Township Arts and Enrichment Council, Springfield Township, Centennial Barn, and the officers, employees, agents, and volunteers of each of them from any and all liability for any damage to, or loss of, any of my accepted artwork, whether such damage or loss is foreseeable or unforeseeable.


ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES
Program advertisements help support this event and the Springfield Township Arts and Enrichment Council activities. For program advertisement information, please call 522-2108. Silent auction donations are also needed. Call Kimberlee Flamm at 728-4262 for additional details.

$25 Name in the Program
$50 Quarter Page Advertisement (5.5"W x 2"H)
$75 Half Page Advertisement (5.5W" x 4"H)
$150 Full Page Advertisement (5.5"W x 8.5"H")
All ads are color
200 printed programs
Event sponsorships of $250 include a full page ad, logo placement within the framed art area, support listed online.