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ALOG “Spring!” Show and Sale 2022

APRIL 20 - 24, 2022 in the Kay Gallery AND April 20 - May 30, 2022, online at alog.org

SHOW COMMITTEE

Carol Moore: Show Chair/Gallery Show Hanging Manager/Volunteer Sign-Up Genius

Ganga Talasila: Treasurer

Thom Germer: Show Data Manager, Show Tags

Keith Mounts: ALOG Website Manager

Kendra Biddick: Social Media Coordinator

Marge Wasson: Marketing

Rosanne Cuttitta: Fine Crafts and Pedstal Art Take-In Coordinator 

Margaret Polcawich: Assistant Fine Crafts and Pedestal Art Take-In Coordinator, Online Show Curator

Matt Baker: Wall Art, Bin, Greeting Card \Take-In Coordinator

 

SHOW DATES TO REMEMBER

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 18, 2022

  • REGISTRATION FEE:  $25 per artist due at registration at alog.org/shows.
     

Artwork Drop-Off for wall art, bin art, & cards: Monday, April 18, 2022, 5-7 pm

Artwork Drop-Off for pedestal art, fine crafts for table/glass case display: Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 5-7 pm.

  • Please arrange for someone to bring your work if you are unable to do so. You, or your agent, will need to stay until the check-in process is completed.
     

Show Hanging: Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm or until it’s done.

Show hours:

  • Wednesday, April 20 – Friday, April 22, 12-6 pm
     

  • Saturday April 23, 2022, 12-6 pm

    • ALOG Family Day: Scavenger Hunt, and ALOG Artist-In-Action Demonstrations.

    • Children's Make & Take Spring Craft, 11am-1:30 pm

    • Artists’ Wine Reception: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 2-4:30 pm 

  • Sunday, April 24: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm​

    • Show Take Down: Sunday, April 24, 2022, 5-6 pm.

 

All participating artists are required to attend the reception and stay to help with take-down of the show. To be fair, if you are unable to attend, please provide the name of the person serving as your proxy to the show chair.

Physical Show in Kay Gallery: Wednesday, April 20 – Sunday, April 24, 2022

Virtual Show: Wednesday, April 20 – Monday, May 30, 2022

 

IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW

​Eligibility: All participating members must meet eligibility requirements to participate in the Kay Gallery and online show. To be eligible, you should have attended two ALOG membership meetings (ALOG Happy Hours do not count) or served as an ALOG volunteer at two BlackRock receptions, or a combination of both since our Fall 2021 show. Also, annual membership dues must be paid. You must attend two ALOG Membership meetings before becoming an ALOG member. Follow the link below to pay your membership dues. ALOG’s Membership Director will be checking eligibility at registration.

You will need to provide a quality image (at least 1200 pixels on the shortest side and at least 1 MB in size) for all Wall Art, Pedestal Art, Online Bin Art, and Online Fine Crafts. See registration form. 

​Wall art, pedestal art, online bin art, and online fine crafts must be available for sale for the duration of the virtual show. If it sells in the physical show, it will be marked as sold in the virtual show.

​Wall art Artists may submit 2 or 4 bin items that will be for sale in the virtual show only. These items will not be for sale in the physical show, but they can be copies of bin items that are in the physical show.

​Fine Crafts artists will be required to provide quality images (at least 1200 pixels on the shortest side and at least 1 MB in size) for items that are in the virtual show only. These items should be separate from the items that you have in the Kay Gallery show. Fine Crafts artists will be able to enter exactly 4 or 8 itemsthat will be for sale in the virtual show only. These items do not need to be a collection; they will be separate listings but will be grouped together.

Fine Craft artists do not need to submit Fine Crafts for the Virtual Show, but you still need to register online at alog.org. Follow this link to register for on the ALOG website for Fine Crafts for tables only: 

 

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Wall Art

Choose one option: Up to 4 Pieces Total:

  • 2 Large (no wider than 36" in any direction framed), AND 2 Small (no wider than 18" in any direction framed) OR

  • 1 Large (no wider than 36" in any direction framed), AND 1 Medium (no wider than 24" in any direction framed) AND 2 Small (no wider than 18" in any direction framed) OR

  • 2 Medium (no wider than 24" in any direction framed), AND 2 Small (no wider than 18" in any direction framed) OR

  • 3 Medium (no wider than 24" in any direction framed) AND 1 Small (no wider than 18" in any direction framed) OR

  • 4 small (no wider than 18" in any direction framed)
     

​​All art will be displayed as space permits. If your artwork does not meet the criteria listed above, please contact carolmooreprintmaking@gmail.com so that we can discuss a solution.

Sculpture and Fine Craft Art for Display Cases or Pedestals

  • ​3 total works (weight 25-50 lbs. or less) to be shown on pedestals or at windows as space permits. Any sculpture meant to hang must have a device attached to the back suitable for hanging, weight and size permitting. Weight limits for sculpture hung on the wall will be at the discretion and approval of the ALOG hanging committee with input from the BlackRock gallery personnel as necessary.

 

ARTWORK DELIVERY

Submission Tags (Information to identify your artwork during delivery and hanging).

  • ALL WALL ART must include two labels (one on front and one on back with the Artist Name, three-letter initials, title, and price (or NFS which should be no more than 1/3 of the work each artist   submits).

  • ALL CARDS AND FINE CRAFTS for tables must be clearly tagged or labeled with the artist's three-letter initial, price, and the artist's unique inventory number (this ensures your earnings get accurately credited to you and you can identify the sold pieces).

  • ALL OTHER ARTWORK, including bin art must have one label or tag that includes the artist’s name, three-letter initials, title, and price (or NFS which should be no more than 1/3 of the work each artist submits).
     

Bin work: If you have your own display bin, you can bring it with as many pieces as you want. Please limit to only one print of each piece at a time. If you are using ALOG shared bins, please limit to 10 unique pieces at a time. You do not have to supply an inventory for bin items, but your items will be checked at take-in. We strongly encourage you to make an inventory for your records.

  • ​All unframed bin art prints will be displayed in a print rack. NO framed work or canvas are allowed in the bins.

  • Each piece must be properly matted, and should be in plastic print sleeves, or wrapped neatly in shrink-wrap, acetate, or clear plastic. Saran wrap or Ziploc type bags will not be accepted.

  • A label made by the artist must be affixed to the back of the packaging with artist name, three-letter initials, medium, and price.

  • All reproductions (prints or color copies) of your work must be labeled as such.
     

Greeting Cards: You may submit up to 20 greeting cards. You may submit duplicates if they fit in the same holder in the card rack (all duplicates count towards your 20 cards). All cards should be placed in plastic sleeves. You can purchase sleeves at https://www.clearbags.com/stationery/clear-sleeves.

Wall art artists and artists submitting work for glass cases, or pedestals must deliver their work also with Submission Tags, Tuesday, April 19, 5-7 pm. 

Small fine craft artwork displayed on tables and in glass cases need to be delivered and set up on tables /glass case for display on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 5-7pm.

  • You do not have to supply an inventory for small fine craft artwork, but your items will be checked at take-in. We strongly encourage you to make an inventory for your records. Works will be organized by the Fine Crafts Managers for optimal presentation. Fine Craft artists are encouraged to take the fine craft monitoring shifts while their work is on display. This will be a shared responsibility of all fine craft artists throughout the weekend. 

  • Your inventory should fit in an approximate 3' x 3' table space. If you have never exhibited in an ALOG show before, we ask that you send a photo of your set-up to the Fine Crafts Manager. These items will not be in the virtual show unless they are duplicates. We will also be using the glass display cases—if  you have an item that you would like showcased, there are size limitations, so please contact the Fine Crafts Manager, Rosanne Cuttitta at cuttitta@aol.com.

  • ​Artists submitting work requiring a display stand must supply their own, such as a clear acrylic stand or black velvet jewelry bust. 

  • The display tables are covered with cream tablecloths that reach the floor.  If you have extra work, please be sure it is in boxes that will be stored under the tables or in the back storage room. You must mark your last name or three initials prominently on the boxes so they can easily be found for restocking your area. 
     

SALES & LIABILITY

Commission: A 30% commission is taken on the sale of all work sold at the physical Kay Gallery exhibition (15% goes to ALOG and 15% to BlackRock). This commission applies for all artworks sold within 14 days of the Kay Gallery show closing. Artists will collect their own sales and taxes during the two weeks after the show closes and must pay the 30% commission to the ALOG treasurer. 

Any artwork sold from the online show on the ALOG website will be subject to the 30% commission from   April 20 - May 30, 2022. Customers interested in purchasing art from alog.org will contact the ALOG president who will in turn contact the artist. The artist will collect their own sales, including taxes during the virtual show and are responsible for paying the 30% commission to the ALOG Treasurer. If artwork sells from the virtual show through the artist’s own efforts (i.e., with no contact with ALOG) after May 4, 2022, the artist does not owe a commission.

  • During show and until May 4: 30% commission (split with BR) on all sales. 

  • After May 4: 15% commission, if the sale is initiated by a referral from an ALOG website inquiry. 

  • After May 4: No commission due if the sale is not initiated through ALOG. 
     

Liability: ALOG members working during the show should take good and reasonable care of the artwork on display. ALOG and BlackRock are not responsible for damage or loss during the show.


CRITERIA FOR SUBMISSIONS

Wall Art: Fresh, new artwork is always encouraged.

  • All wall-hung work must be properly framed, with wire attached 1/4 to 1/3 of the distance from the top.  The stretched wire should come no closer than 2" from the top edge of the frame. Gallery wrapped canvases that are painted all the way around are permitted.

  • NO smudged mats, wet canvases, clip or poster frames, or damaged frames are allowed.

  •  Artists are encouraged that NFS constitutes no more than one-third of the total work submitted.

  • Fine Craft, Display Case, and Pedestal check-in includes a quality check of frame (if framed), appropriate wiring, and back finishing of each artist’s work, and Submission Tags.

  • Our show visitors include small children, so work must be suitable for display in a family- oriented setting.

  • No member may show work created by a non-member or by a member who is not registered to show.  
     

SHOW DUTY
 

To have a successful show, we need your support and participation. ALOG shows are a team effort! By entering and choosing your 2 show duty shifts you help our show to run smoothly. Please follow the link below to the Sign-Up Genius to choose your mandatory 2 shifts. Remember, it’s not just the great artwork, but your enthusiastic interaction with show attendees that will help make the show a success. We are looking forward to a terrific show! Please follow the link below to the Sign-Up Genius.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENTRY CHECKLIST

 Please review list below to aid in a successful entry into the show

1.  Entry qualifications met. ____

​2. Read & understand show prospectus. ____

3.  Delivery and pick-up dates checked and listed on your calendar. ____

4.  All Wall Artwork properly framed/labeled. ____

5.  All Fine Craft, Display Case, and Pedestal work properly labeled. ____

​6.  Fine Craft artists send a photo showing their set-up to cuttitta@aol.com

(Note:  Photos are not required for artists that have attended one of the last two shows that have the same setup and type of artwork)

7.  Online registration forms submitted for Wall Art and Fine Crafts, Display Case, and Pedestal Art. ____

8.  Work duty times selected on Sign-Up Genius and calendared. ____

10.  Calendar marked to be at entire reception and entire takedown period. ____

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