Compiled by Pat McGuigan
OKLAHOMA CITY –The Paseo Arts Association’s juried SmallArt Show for 2016 will feature small, original work for the beginning collector.
And the show is a a great opportunity for young or new artists. The official “calls of artists” has been issued from the Paseo Arts Association (PAA).
Specifications for the show include:
Open to two and three-dimensional work in any media.
– Work must not have shown previously at Paseo Art Space
– Work can be no larger than 15 inches in any direction,
– And. Please note: Size includes frame, mounting and/or display devices. Size limitations will be strictly enforced.
-Work must be ready to display at time of delivery. REQUIRED: two-dimensional work must have hanging wire properly installed with D-rings (NO saw-tooth hangers); artwork will not be accepted without proper wiring.
-All work must be for sale, and priced between $25 and $199.
Deadline is Friday, March 11 at 9 p.m. Entry Fee: $15 for Paseo Arts Association members, and $20 for non-members. You can become a member now, by visiting here.
Membership levels range form $20 to $1,000!
Submit to the SmallArt Show by visiting here.
More details … Paseo SmallArt Show AWARDS: 1 best of show ($100), 2 merit awards ($50_ and two honorable mentions. SALES: Paseo Artists Association retains 30 percent commission on all works sold.
Details and dates for submissions: March 11, Submissions due by 9 p.m.
March 16, Notification of selected works.
March 26, Delivery of selected works to the Paseo Arts Association, 3022 Paseo, Oklahoma City, Ok 73103.
And note: Selected work MUST be delivered no later than 5 p.m. on March 26.
Then comes the fun part: April 1: Opening Reception at the Paseo Gallery Walk 6-10 p.m.
And, on April 30: Last day of exhibit. Artists MUST pick up works between 12-5 p.m.
Pam Gold of the Paseo Artists Association told The City Sentinel, “The juror is Charleen Weidell, metalsmith prof & Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences at the University of Central Oklahoma. Last year we had 53 pieces in the show and depending on the submissions and the juror’s evaluations we should have around 50 again.”