Various member photographers
December 8 – January 5, 2021
Virtual Reception December 13, 2020 4 - 6 PM
For the eighth year, The Griffin Museum is inviting all of its current members to exhibit in the Winter Solstice Exhibition. From across the world, artists will enter one piece to be on display for December 8, 2020 – January 5, 2021. Photographs will be presented in the Main Gallery of the Griffin and display a spectrum of genres and processes. The opening reception is Sunday, December 13, 2020 from 4-6 PM. Sales are encouraged and many artists have donated the proceeds back to the Griffin.
CALL FOR ENTRIES: WINTER SOLSTICE SHOW
Griffin Museum of Photography’s ALL Members Show
Exhibit dates: December 8 – January 5, 2021
Virtual Reception: December 13, 2020 from 4-6:00pm
ELIGIBILITY: This Call for Entries is open to all Member photographers. There is no entry fee.
Entrants must be members of the Griffin Museum of Photography (with expiration after 12/8/2020). The Griffin Museum invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. We accept only one image that you’ve carefully considered. Artwork submitted must be original and by the submitter. Framed images must be no larger than 16 x 20 inches framed. Frame must be ready to hang.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Work must ARRIVE at the Griffin between November 22, 2020 – November 29, 2020.
We are not open on Mondays. Our hours are noon to 4 PM Tuesday through Sunday. If you need something outside of those hours, call us to see if we can handle your request.
HOW TO ENTER:
Use the digital portal on our website for submitting: portal to come
- Submit jpg file of photograph. 300 dpi rgb. more or less 4×6 inches. Name your file: your last name_your first name.jpg. We will use images for website, to plan layout, for media and possibly for catalogue if found we can handle it in time.
- Sale Price
- Title of Photograph
- Creation Date
- Medium (i.e. archival inkjet print, silver gelatin print)
- Size of framed print
- Download loan agreement on website, read, sign and return to the Griffin Museum with framed piece. Any questions email: crista at griffinmuseum dot org. Agreement to come
- Download Winter Solstice Form and attach to back of framed piece, filled out. (to come)
- Will piece be dropped off or shipped?
Loan Agreement: LAST NAME_ First NAME_Loan_Agreement_ or Word Doc version
Winter Solstice Form to go on back of frame: Winter Solstice Form to go on back of framed print to come
If we do not receive submission before November 29th (when work is due in museum) work will not be included.
- Framed and ready to hang
- Framed piece may not exceed 16×20 inches
- Must include artist name on the back of your frame with form attached.
- Must include complete form sheet on the back of frame
- Please include complete Winter Solstice Form link and return to Griffin Museum to put on back of framed piece. to come
- Label package “Winter Solstice Members’ Show 2020”
- Must include return shipping label with package
Griffin Museum Winter Solstice Show 2020
67 Shore Road
Winchester, MA 01890
We will ship immediately after show so please expect to receive the package soon after the exhibition is over. (See loan agreement link, to be available soon, for more information)
DROP OFF / PICK UP:
The museum does not have sufficient space to store work that has been dropped off. Work can not be removed from the wall on January 5, 2020. You are responsible to pick-up immediately after the exhibition is over on January 6 or 7th, 2021 from noon – 4 PM. We need to organize 150 pieces for return. (See Loan Agreement link for more information, to come)
EXHIBIT PRINTS: All images submitted for exhibition must be printed and framed professionally with either glass or plexi. The Griffin Museum recognizes that some work is non-traditional and incorporates the framing as an integral part of the presentation. Artists will be responsible for shipping their framed images to the Griffin Museum in advance of the gallery show and for supplying a pre-paid return-shipping label. All must provide the signed Loan Agreement Contract and Winter Solstice Form. See link above. (To Come)
SALES: All work accepted for the Winter Solstice gallery show must be for sale. The Griffin Museum will retain a 35% commission on the sale of any work with the option to give all proceeds to the Griffin Museum. Thank you so much if you choose this option.
USE RIGHTS: Artists maintain copyright on all of their work. By submission, artists grant the Griffin Museum the right to use their images for the purpose of marketing the exhibition and other Griffin Museum programs; and for reproduction online, social media and in a print exhibition catalogue. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Griffin. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. Submitting artists will be added to the Griffin Museum’s monthly newsletter subscriber list. They may opt out using a link on each newsletter at any time. Any questions, please email crista at griffin museum dot org
We always look forward to our members show. You make our everyday happen!
Thank you for being a part of the Griffin community.
Image accompanying post by Sylvia Stagg-Giuliano