Call for Artists! Lacey Senior Center: March 3 Deadline.

Call for Artists!

The Lacey Senior Center’s recent expansion has provided us the wonderful opportunity to call out to our local area’s artists to enter your submissions of art to be considered for permanent installation Senior Center, located at 6757 Pacific Ave. SE. Mediums may include watercolor, oil, pastels/charcoal/pencil, photography, relief sculpture and embroidery, and must be wall- mountable. All submissions must be framed. Please email images of finished piece(s) and dimensions to Jurors will vote on the winning collection, and the winning art pieces will be purchased by Senior Services for South Sound. The purchasing price per piece is not to exceed $500. Selection Criteria:

? Pieces will be judged on artistic merit and on composition.
? Artwork will also be judged on appropriateness of placement in the Senior Center environment. We are particularly interested in art that is realistic in nature and reflects the Celebration of Life.
? Artwork that is religious, political or sexual in nature will not be considered

The Lacey Senior Center is owned by the City of Lacey and operated by Senior Services for South Sound, and is a daily destination for Seniors in Lacey, who come to socialize and have lunch with friends, participate in life-long learning opportunities, and participate in a wide variety of exercise opportunities, including Tai Chi, Yoga and Aerobics. Artist interested in this project are encouraged to visit the Lacey Senior Center, anytime
Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm, to get a sense of the environment.

For more information, please call Chris Quimby at Senior Services for South Sound at 586-6181, ext. 123. Deadline for submissions is March 3. Juried show will be on March 12. Successful finalists will be notified to deliver their pieces to the Lacey Senior Center by Monday, March 10, 4 pm for the juried show on Wednesday, March 12 at 4 pm. Art pieces not selected need to be picked up by March 14, 4 pm. The application follows.

Name: _________________________________________

Address: ____________________________________ City: _______________ Zip:____________

Please include the following
o This form (Ed. note: may be downloaded for printing here->Call for Artists Final)
o Artist’s statement of no more than one double-sided page.
o Two digital images per entry, emailed or submitted on a labeled CD in JPG format high resolution, i.e.
as 300 dpi or 600KB-1.2MB files, labeled with artist name and title of work. Do not embed images in a Power Point, PDF or IPhoto Library files.
o Sales information for 2 pieces of artwork sold by the artist in the past five years including sizes, prices, materials and buyer or gallery information to support the purchase price set on each submitted sculpture.
o The following information for each entry:

Title of Work: ____________________________________

Date Work Created: ____________________

Subject: _______________________________

Purchase Price (Not to exceed $500): ___________

Medium: ____________________________

Weight: _______________

H x W x D: ____________

Comments: ________________________________________________

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New weaver and amateur loom mechanic. 50-year career in information technology, now self-employed and semi-retired: specialize in Unix systems administration, web site development, and bioinformatics applications programming. Other interests include bicycle touring, aircraft construction, and quilting. Married to weaver/spinner/quilter/cyclist Judy.