• March 27, Wednesday - Last day for entries & fees
• March 30, Saturday 9am-1pm - Drop-off artwork
• April 2, Tuesday 11am-4pm - Drop-off artwork
• April 5, Friday - Opening Reception 5:30-7:30pm
• May 10, Friday 11am-4pm - Close of Show
• May 11, Saturday 9am-1pm - Pick-up artwork
• May 14, Tuesday 11am-4pm - Pick-up artwork
Failure to pick up artwork by close of show will result in a $5 per day, per piece fee.
NEW GUIDELINE: Artwork not picked up 20 days
after close of show becomes property of the EPAA
Best of “On the MAP” Award
1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Best of El Paso Award
Yearbook Cover Award
Merchandise Awards: TBD
Judge – TBD
Have you taken a trip far & wide or stayed close to home exploring the world around you?
Have you met people from CULTURES unlike
your own & ate unfamiliar foods in exotic locales?
Have the nuances & familiarity in your own backyard give you pause to smile?
Has the beauty of a sunset over mountain or sea enlightened your soul?
If yes, then this is the show for you.
Places we know & love are celebrated in this exhibit, “On the MAP” El Paso & Beyond.
Artists are asked to submit artwork with the following themes but not limited to: El Paso & surrounding region, destinations, culture,
travel, music, food, people. Use your imagination to explore your own backyard or places around the GLOBE.
EPAA Members: $25.00 for 1-3 pieces.
Non-Members: $40.00 for 1 - 3 pieces.
Become a member today!
HOW TO ENTER EXHIBIT:
CASH, CHECK, CREDIT CARD, PAYPAL, M.O.
Checks and money orders can be made out to the EPAA.
Entry fees for On the Map are non-refundable.
All mediums and styles accepted in 2D or 3D. Art deemed vulgar or not meeting exhibition criteria will be rejected by the EPAA. Entries must be original and have been completed within the last 3 years and never have won a top award in an EPAA exhibit.
All artwork must be for sale. The Crossland Gallery will collect and pay state sales tax and retain a 30% commission on any artwork sold.
NOTE: This is NOT a juried exhibit. You will NOT be notified to be included. Proceed to drop-off art on dates listed above.
Entry fees for accepted work are non-refundable.
MEDIA AND EXECUTION
Entry size requirements INCLUDING frame or gallery wrap:
Minimum 11” by 14” (or no less than 154 sq. inches)
Maximum 48 width” by 60 height” only (including frame)
DO NOT BRING IN ARTWORK THAT DOES NOT MEET THESE REQUIRED SIZES!!!
Entries will be accepted in the following media categories:
Oil, alkyd, enamel, encaustic, water media including:watercolor, gouache or acrylic.
All mediums including: pastel, egg tempera, scratchboard, charcoal, pen & ink, vinyl, epoxy paint, pencil and any mixed media combination & collage.
Printmaking/prints must be hand pulled by the artist.
No photographic reproductions of original work.
Sculpture – most sizes accepted call for details.
Fiber art 2D or 3D, artwork must be stable and ready to hang on wall or placed on pedestal.
No saw tooth hangers or wet paintings.
FRAMES must be substantial and include mechanics for hanging, dust and finger print free. Gallery wrapped canvas are accepted.
ART MUST HAVE CORRECT HARDWARE ON THE BACK! D-RINGS ARE PREFERRED! (Screw eyes are NOT recommended)
PICTURE WIRE is recommended. (rope or hard wire is NOT recommended)
NOTE: If you do not know how to properly wire your artwork, please watch various Youtube videos to learn how to properly wire your artwork!!
THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT! YOUR ARTWORK DESERVES IT!!
Call the gallery if you have questions.
Labels must be placed in the lower left hand corner on the back of all artwork and must include:
NAME, TITLE, MEDIUM, PRICE & PHONE #
Entries may include an artist’s Bio or information sheet.
To be eligible for publicity, please submit images, entry NO LATER THAN MARCH 15, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org or
on-line entry form. Entering online does not guarantee your images will be used in publicity, as that is dependent upon the number of images received, digital quality and media limitations.
All artwork must be for sale! The Crossland Gallery will collect and
pay state sales tax and retain 30% commission on sold artwork.
Due to limited space, not all entries MAY be accepted. Entry fees for
accepted work are non-refundable.
ARTISTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND THE OPENING RECEPTION AND INVITE FRIENDS & FAMILY!