2019 Membership Show Prospectus

                                               PASTEL SOCIETY OF OREGON'S
                                             21st BIENNIAL MEMBERSHIP SHOW
                                                                 PROSPECTUS

DATES: September 3, 2019 to October 15, 2019
JUROR/JUDGE: Barbara Benedetti Newton

LOCATION: GALLERY NORTHWEST, 625 SE Jackson, Roseburg, OR, 97470

ELIGIBILITY: Open to members in good standing of the Pastel Society of Oregon. Painting must be original and at least 80% soft pastel, no copies, published photography, or computer generated work. All work must have been executed within the past 3 years and not previously been shown in a PSO Exhibition. It can be from submitted images for the PSO challenges. Artwork cannot have been produced in an instruction setting. Accepted works must be identical to juried images.

ARTWORK: Artwork size maximum is 36 inches which does NOT include the frame. Submissions will be refused if sizes do not conform to entry requirements. The Juror's decision is final. Permission is assumed by PSO to reproduce accepted artwork for promotional uses.

AWARDS: $2500 or more in cash awards. Best of Show, Judges' Choice, Gold Award, Silver Award, Bronze Award, 2019 Artist to Artist, People's Choice Award, and Awards of Distinction.

FRAMING: All work must be framed and with a strong wire for hanging, flat hangers only, no screw eyes, no uni-frames.

WAIVER: Neither PSO nor its officers nor the Gallery Northwest are liable for lost or stolen artwork. No responsibility will be assumed for lost or damage to works while in transit. Works arriving in poor condition will be returned to the artist at the artist's expense. Your entry constitutes an agreement with the above rules.

COMMISSIONS: All works must be for sale. A 35% commission for Gallery Northwest will be retained on all accepted works sold during and prior to the show if accepted for this show. Please price your painting to include this 35% commission. Prices on the paintings, once set, cannot be changed.

CALENDAR:

August 1 (Thursday), 2019-----------emailed images due/entry form received
August 10 (Saturday), 2019----------notification of accepted work by email
August 29 (Thursday) and August 30 (Friday), 2019--shipped/hand delivered artwork deadline
Ship to: Gallery Northwest, 625 SE Jackson Street, Roseburg, OR, 97470,
August 29th/30th, 2019, hand carried work deliver times 10a to 4p

September 3 (Tuesday) 2019--------Show opens
September 21 (Saturday), 2019-----Artist Reception, 5p to 6:30p.
October 15 (Tuesday), 2019----------Close of show/pick up artwork, 11a to 4p

ENTRY COSTS: Artist may submit up to 5 painting images.
Entry fees are non-refundable and are: $25 for first image and $5 for each additional image up to a total of five images. Additional costs non-refundable will be $10 for hanging fee FOR EACH accepted painting.

IMAGE INSTRUCTIONS: Digital Entries of artwork shall be sent via email. Digital files should be submitted as RGB, jpeg format, 1900 pixels in the longest dimension, and 300 dpi resolution. Image file name should include the painting title. Please crop the image so only the image is shown. Award judging will be done from the actual painting by the juror/judge.
 
LABELING IMAGES: EMAIL IMAGES AS JPEG files-Format: Use your LAST NAME (underscore) the first initial (underscore) LETTER, A, B, C, D, E, for the individual painting (underscore)Title of the painting.

Example: monet_c_A_waterlilies
                monet_c_B_moonbeams

A CHECK made out to PSO must be mailed with the entry form TO: PSO, PO BOX 105, ROSEBURG, OR, 97470 and RECEIVED by August 1st (Thursday), 2019.
 
SENDING IMAGES: Send 1 to 5 digital images of your painting(s) as EMAIL ATTACHMENTS in a single email, if you need to send more emails that is okay, too.
Send to: reynolds.trudy104@gmail.com (Trudy Reynolds) in the body of the email please include your phone number and email if different from what is on file. You will receive a confirmation email that your entries were received, or a request for appropriate corrections. I cannot increase the image size, but I can decrease it. No adjustments will be made on your image without consulting you first.

I WILL ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF YOUR IMAGES WITHIN 24 HOURS OF RECEIVING THEM. You MUST mail the ENTRY FORM with check made out to PSO for the amount that totals all of the images you submitted ( $25 for first and $5 for each additional image ).  Send to: PSO, PO Box 105, Roseburg, OR 97470.

Contact persons PSO:
Lora Block 541-440-0567 block.lora@gmail.com
Patti Hagan 541-643-6415 pjzumzum@riousa.com
Connie Noah 541-673-7192 connie@renoah.com
Trudy Reynolds 541-430-1492 reynolds.trudy104@gmail.com

COMPLETE ENTRY FORMS BELOW: KEEP A COPY OF THE PROSPECTUS AND ENTRY FORMS FOR YOUR RECORDS. Mail Entry Form and Check to: PSO, PO Box 105, Roseburg, OR 97470
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2019 PSO Membership Show
Artist Name________________________________________________________ Phone______________________________________________ Address___________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip______________________________________________________
Email Adr_________________________________________________________ Signature_________________________________________________________
Submission to this exhibition constitutes acceptance and agreement on the part of the entrant to conditions and terms stated in this prospectus.
 
IMAGE A title______________________________________________________
painting size______________________________price___________________
label of digital entry__________________________________________________
 
IMAGE B title______________________________________________________
painting size_____________________________price______________________
label of digital entry__________________________________________________
 
IMAGE C title______________________________________________________
painting size_____________________________price______________________
label of digital entry__________________________________________________
 
IMAGE D title______________________________________________________
painting size_____________________________price______________________
label of digital entry__________________________________________________
 
IMAGE E title______________________________________________________
painting size_____________________________price______________________
label of digital entry__________________________________________________
 
ARTIST'S CHECK LIST:
1.__completed and signed entry form
2.__fill in names of the digital entries
3.__check to: PSO for $25 for first image and $5 for each additional image.
4.__ address entry envelope to PSO, PO Box 105, Roseburg, OR, 97470
5.__seal and mail, to be received by Thursday August 1, 2019.
6.__keep a copy for your record of entry.

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