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Show Rules:

1. Membership must be current and in good standing in order to be eligible for this show, which is a good incentive to pay your annual dues at this time. 
2. All entrants are required to deliver and pick up their work at the venue.
3. Only original art work that is framed appropriately will be accepted for this show.  
4. Saw tooth hangers will not be accepted.
5. All accepted pieces must have an identification card the size of a business card provided by the artist on the back of the work. The card needs to include title, artist’s name, medium, price and working phone number.
6. Please commit to the 6 month contract. If you absolutely must remove a piece before November 4, 2018, you are responsible for replacing it with another piece. Do not leave a wall naked, it is embarrassing! IF a piece is sold, the artist will be responsible for contacting the show coordinators and responsible to replace the sold piece with another piece of similar quality and subject matter.  
7. Artists are responsible for handling all sales of their artwork. Cornerstone will not handle any sales of artwork. Your phone number must be on the card next to your painting so the buyer can call you and arrange for the sale. It is not the responsibility of the Cornerstone staff to accept payment or take down or replace your paintings or contact you about a possible sale. If for any unforeseen reason the staff becomes involved with your sale, they will charge you $50 per painting.

Important Dates:

Go to SAAG website and use the On Line Cornerstone application from April 16 through May 8, 2018 to complete application, attach jpgs and pay entry fees. SAAG - Cornerstone entry fees are: $20 for one entry, $25 for 2 entries, $30 for 3 entries.  

May 8, 2018 Application Deadline.

May 19, 2018. Email notification to artists of acceptance sent.

June 3, 2018 at 9 A.M. Pick up of present show artwork (except for ones that were taken out earlier due to sale) Make sure to check them out on the list at the venue. This signifies the close of the show.  

June 3, 2018 at 10 A.M. Deliver new paintings to Cornerstone. Make sure you check them in and verify the information sheet is correct. PRICES ARE NOT TO BE CHANGED ON ART FOR THE DURATION OF THE SHOW SO PRICE YOUR WORK ACCORDINGLY.

June 7, Thursday: 4:30–6:30 p.m. Reception at Cornerstone Hospital



If any questions contact Marilyn Kloehn at [email protected] or call 904-234-8418
SAAG Criteria for Submitting 2D Artwork for Exhibitions and Competitions

• In order to submit work to be juried for an exhibit, all work must be clearly labeled on the back with the title of the piece, medium, artist’s name, price and phone number. 

• Art should never be submitted wet or unfinished. Watercolor, pastel, graphite, scratchboard and colored pencil paintings should be mounted and framed in a professional manner with clean, dust-free glass or plexi-glass.

• Canvas pieces should be gallery wrapped and at least 1.5” deep. Narrower canvas pieces should be framed.

• All artwork must be ready to hang using standard picture wire. Any artwork with sawtooth hangers, worn and scratched glass or frames, or narrow unframed canvas will not be considered. 

• All work submitted must be your own original work. You may not submit work that has been done under the direct supervision of an instructor, or copied from a book, calendar, magazine, or a photograph that is not your own (unless you have written permission from the photographer).

• All artists determine the selling price of their work. If you are an emerging artist with no record of sales on which to base your pricing, please be reasonable about what you expect to get for your work. As you gain recognition and sales, you may adjust your pricing accordingly.

• When you are asked to submit jpgs for the purpose of jurying, please make sure that the jpg you submit represents your painting accurately in regard to clarity and color. If you submit blurry or washed-out jpgs, your work cannot be considered.  

• If work is juried by jpg, you will be notified by e-mail of acceptance according to the exhibit prospectus. 

• Please make an accurate inventory of the work you have submitted. If you sell one of those pieces before the show is installed, you may not substitute another piece.

• All artwork juried by the Guild is done so on the following criteria:
1.Composition and design
2.Creativity and originality
3.Technical merit
4.Proper framing and matting
5.Following the show or exhibit prospectus.

Unless otherwise specified, jurors for shows are trained members of the SAAG Critique Committee.

   Southern Arizona Arts Guild Show Application  
7220 E. Rosewood St., Tucson 85710
Let's Heat It Up With Art
June 3, to November 4, 2018

This is a juried show with the duration of almost six months. Sizes of outside (framed) paintings accepted: 30 inches largest 16 inches smallest. (24x30, 16x20 etc.) We will consider larger pieces. When you complete your on line application and fee. ALL ARTISTS IN THE SHOW ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE AT LEAST ONE TASK!

Cornerstone hosts a GREAT reception with food, drink, music and prizes! This show is entitled
"Let's Heat It Up With Art."