WESTERN DAYS ART SHOW GUILDELINES

 

The Mustang Arts Council (MAC) invites you to participate in the 

Western Days Community Art Show on September 7, 2019.

 

Theme: Mustang--50 Years Strong

 

The Mustang Arts Council has partnered with the local chamber and the city to host this community art show in its mission to provide opportunities for artists and to promote arts education in the Mustang community. 

 

Artwork will be on display Saturday, September 7th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mustang Town Center foyer. Ribbons will be placed by Saturday at noon. People's Choice voting will end at 3:30 p.m. It has been estimated that 30,000 people attend Western Days events each year throughout Mustang.

 

Awards Presented 

Judge's Choice and People's Choice Awards for the following categories: K-4thGrade, 5-8thGrade, High School, Adult

 

Submitting Artwork: 

  • Submission Deadline: Please CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER AS AN ARTIST by August 31, 2019.

  • Students K-12 may submit one item for display in the art show. Please have artwork ready for display 
    (for example: matted, framed, or mounted to construction paper). 

  • Adult artists over age 18 may submit up to three items for display. Artwork must be ready for display. 

  • There are no size or media requirements for this show.

  • If your work has any special requirements such as electrical needs for video, please contact us by 
    August 31, 2019, so we can make the proper arrangements.

  • Drop off artwork at the town center on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. You may bring your own easel or display boards for use in the show as well. We will have a wire grid wall, table top easels, and a few free standing easels available.

  • Pick up artwork at 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019. (If you cannot pick up your work at that time, we will lock it up at the community center, and you can retrieve through the front desk with proof of ID.)

  • If you need to arrange an alternate drop-off time, please contact mustangartscouncil@gmail.com or call Kristen Polson at (405)819-9313.

 

Fees

There is no fee to participate in this show. However, adult artists must be 2019 members of the Mustang Arts Council ($15 annual membership dues.) CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER.

Eligibility

The student category includes students Kindergarten-12thgrade. Artists in the adult category must be age 18+. Entries must not violate copyright laws (for example, popular cartoon or anime characters) and must be family friendly (no nudity, violence, or mature content). All works must be ready to exhibit. Artist’s Name, Phone #, and Title must be on the back of each piece. 

 

Sales

No sales can be made directly from the art show; however artists are invited to rent a 10x10 booth for $75 ($60 for Chamber members) through the Mustang Chamber of Commerce at www.MustangWesternDays.com. You are welcome to leave business cards an our info table at the art show.

 

Promotion

This event will be promoted with all Western Days events. Brochures go home with every student in the district. The Mustang Arts Council will additionally advertise in fliers at the town center, on their website, and on social media. 

 

Disclosure

Insurance is the responsibility of the artist. Artists participating in this show agree to allow reproduction privileges of their art for education, fund raising, or publicity purposes only. 

 

Volunteers

We will need to enlist the help of volunteers to put the show together. We will need people to move tables, displays and artwork, and we will need people willing to sign up for shifts to keep an eye on the work during the festivities. Please contact us at mustangartscouncil@gmail.com to sign up for a time to volunteer.

 

Questions?

Feel free to email mustangartscouncil@gmail.com or call Kristen Polson (405) 819-9313 with further questions.

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