River Tree Arts

Call to Artists

Call to Artists

Please adhere to all gallery requirements & fill out all forms PRIOR to drop off.
All work will be juried: you will be notified with 48 hours if your work was accepted into the show.
RTA’s commission is 35% for the Artisan Market & 40% for the Gallery.
If you have questions about upcoming Calls to Artists, please contact Laura Savard, Gallery Director: laura@rivertreearts.org or 207-967-9120.

Irvine Gallery and Artisan Market
River Tree Arts
35 Western Avenue
Lower Village, Kennebunk
www.rivertreearts.org / 207-967-9120


MAINE ART & FIELD MARKET

THURSDAY MORNINGS
9:00am – 1:00pm
July 3rd-August 14th

10-12 spaces available each week: 5’ x 6’ approx
Cost:
$20 per space (you provide table and tent).
$15 per space if you prepay for 4 or more dates.

Rain or Shine:
If it rains we will be using the inside of the Ocean Exposure Building, across our parking lot.
Our hope is to be outside every Thursday!
You are expected to set up your own space by 8:45am and take down your own space by 1:30.

This will be a fun & diverse market for the busy Kennebunkport/Lower Village area.
We are within walking distance from the Dock Square & Western Avenue is a main road to Kennebunkport & Kennebunk Beach.

RTA will provide signage in town and promote. We ask that all vendors promote the market to increase traffic.
To rent a space, or for more information please email: laura@rivertreearts.org

Art and Field 231x300 Call to Artists


ASSIGNMENT

Assignment is an interactive exhibition meant to inspire both the photographer & the viewer. Photographers will choose up to 3 assignments as their muse: Red Dress, Refrigerator or Old Barn.  The photos are meant to inspire, engage& question.  All work will be for sale & artists are encouraged to create work with that in mind.  Work may be in color or black & white, large or small.  All work must be professionally framed, with the exception of one print from each category, displayed in an acetate sleeve. Photographers may submit up to 5 pieces for art committee jury & acceptance into the show.

First place and honorable mention ribbons will be awarded in each category by photographer Chris Smith during the opening reception.
Chris Smith founded C.A. Smith Photography and is a professional photographer & contributor to Maine Magazine.
Work may be dropped off for jury September 2, 10-3pm with a $25 jury fee.  RTA artist members do not pay jury fees.
The opening reception will be held September 5, 5-7:00pm & is open to the public.  The show runs through September 26. For more information & inventory forms, please visit
www.rivertreearts.org or email Laura@rivertreearts.org.

ABSTRACT the ABSTRACT

ABSTRACT the ABSTRACT provides the opportunity for artists to express what abstract art means to them.  From conceptual work to traditional forms, abstract art is an interactive art form meant to create dialog.  Artist submissions may include sculpture, paintings in any medium, photography and more.  All work will be for sale & artists are encouraged to create work with that in mind.  All visual work must be professionally framed.  3D works must be ready to exhibit ‘as is’.  Artists may submit up to 5 pieces for art committee jury & acceptance into the show.

One ‘Best in Show’ ribbon will be awarded during the opening reception, chosen by Corey Daniels, owner of Corey Daniel Gallery in Wells, Maine.  Drawn to objects with intrinsically compelling qualities, Corey Daniels collects and presents paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and utilitarian objects with a refined eye for patina, texture, and form.
Work may be dropped off for jury September 29, 10-1pm with a $25 jury fee.  RTA artist members do not pay jury fees.
The opening reception will be held October 3, 5-7:00pm & is open to the public.  The show runs through October 31-November 7.  For more information & inventory forms, please visit
www.rivertreearts.org or email Laura@rivertreearts.org.

 

PRELUDE GIFT SHOW

The Prelude Gift Show is an annual event held during peak holiday shopping dates.  Artists and artisans are invited to submit their work for this busy gift exhibit.  Jewelry, paintings, upscale crafts, textiles, pottery and handcrafted gifts will be considered.  All visual work must be professionally framed.  3D works must be ready to exhibit ‘as is’. Jewelry & small gifts must be submitted with appropriate displays.  All work must retail under $200. Visual artists (2D) may submit up to 5 pieces for art committee jury & acceptance into the show. Artisans may submit up to 10 pieces of jewelry, pottery or gifts ready to sell for art committee jury & acceptance into the show.

This show has 2 intake dates for jury: November10, 10-1pm & November 17, 10-1pm, both with a $25 jury fee.  RTA artist members do not pay jury fees.
The Prelude Gift Show will open for sales November 14 through January 5.  For more information & inventory forms, please visit www.rivertreearts.org or email Laura@rivertreearts.org.

Pecha Kucha Kennebunk seeks presenters

Pecha Kucha nights are informal and fun gatherings, happening 3x per year, for creative people to share their ideas, work and thoughts, often with wildly diverse subjects from finding your muse, to clothespins, to the art of creating a wedding cake. Stories are told using a rapid-pace presentation format of 20 images, 20 seconds each.
Admission: $5 per person.
Doors open at 6:30, presentations begin at 7:20pm. Beer and wine available.
For more information, please call RTA 207-967-9120, www.rivertreearts.org
For information about being a sponsor or presenter, please contact Linda Ward: leward@roadrunner.com


Exhibiting artists: please pick up work promptly. We can not be responsible for work left after a show is taken down. Most shows allow submission of up to 5 pieces; please call to confirm or email Laura@rivertreearts.org
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