Stark County Art Teachers, you are invited to participate in our Studio M exhibit, Sparking Creativity: An Art Teacher Invitational in the fall of 2017. 

There are no fees to participate. Please indicate your interest in participating in the exhibit by filling in your contact information on the form below. That will reserve your spot and you will be able to receive updates.

Eligibility: This "Call to Artists" is open to Art Teachers for grades K-12 in Stark County, Ohio.  

Artist Deliver and Pick Up Dates: Each artist will deliver one to two works of art between October 5-9, 2017.  Artists will pick up their artwork between November 21-28, 2017. (The exact number of works per person will be determined by the number of participants and size of the artwork)

Opportunity Deadline: Artists must indicate their agreement to participate by May 1, 2017.   

Sparking Creativity: An Art Teacher Invitational 

Exhibit Guidelines:

  • The exhibit dates are October 13 to November 19, 2017. The exhibit opening reception will take place 6-8pm on October 13, 2017.  

  • Artwork must be created within the last three years.

  • Studio M is not able to accept freestanding sculpture at this time. Three Dimensional work that can be securely installed on a wall is welcome.

  • Artworks may be for sale; the Museum will retain a 30% commission.

  • Accepted artwork must be ready to hang on a wall. It must be less than 72" tall and less than 50" wide. Artworks on paper must be protected by a frame with glass or plexiglass. Artworks must have wire or D-rings secured to the back of the frame (no sawteeth). Frames must be sturdy and in good condition.  The Museum is not responsible for artwork damaged as a result of not having been properly framed.  Clip and plastic box frames are not acceptable.  The Museum reserves the right to reject artwork that is not suitable for hanging.

  • Delivery of Artwork: Artists are responsible for delivery of accepted work by 4:00 pm, when the Museum is regularly open, between Thursday, October 5 and Sunday October 8, 2017. Late work will be disqualified from the exhibit: artwork not received by 4:00 pm October 8, 2017 will be excluded. Packing materials must be clearly marked with the artist's name and “Art Teacher Invitational” if they are to be returned after the exhibition.
  • Pick up of Artwork: Artists are responsible for pick-up of work by 4:00 pm, when the Museum is regularly open, between Tuesday, November 21 and Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day.  Massillon Museum Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
    Sunday: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Please contact Emily Vigil, Studio M Coordinator, if you have questions, at evigil@massillonmuseum.org.

 

Vendor entry deadline: March 1, 2017

To benefit the Massillon Museum's Capital Campaign
Saturday, July 29, 2017

Call to Vendors

Relics and Refabs Roadshow is a one-day event on Saturday, July 29, 2017, to be held at the Massillon Museum and on front lawn with entertainment and refreshments available for participants along First Street.  Verbal appraisals conducted by specialists in the areas of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, and general artifacts will be the feature of this signature event.  Antique vendors and artists who specialize in refurbished furniture, upcycled and recycled jewelry and clothing will be among the attractions.  Live music and panel discussions on a variety of topics geared toward collectors and the general public will also be included in the day's events.  This event will be held at 121 Lincoln Way E from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Eligibility

Applications will be accepted from vendors 18 years and older.  Antiques and repurposed/upcycled goods may be in any medium.  Interactive displays and artist demos are encouraged.

Hours

Setup will begin at 6:30am the morning of the event. Vendors must be set up and ready by 8:30am, and must remain open for vending until 4:00pm.  Displays must be removed completely by 6:00pm on Saturday, July 29.

Lunch

Each vendor will receive one complimentary lunch voucher good for a meal at Anderson's in the City, located inside the Massillon Museum. Vendors will be asked about dietary restrictions when invoiced.

Liability

Relics and Refabs organizers will not be responsible or liable for injury, theft, loss, or damage to property before, during, or after event hours.  This is an outdoor event that will be held rain or shine.  In the case of extreme weather, event may be cancelled without refund. Massillon Museum will do everything possible to continue event. 

Display Spaces

This is an outdoor event.  Display spaces are 10'x10'.  All displays must be professional and fit inside this size space.  Only the space and electricity are provided.  Artists must bring their own tables, tents, set-up equipment, or other necessities.  Vendors are responsible for securing their own displays safely.  Locations are assigned by lottery and are final.  Artists may request/pay for more than one 10' x 10' space if desired.

Publicity

The event organizers will request photos from you for event publicity purposes.  A space for uploading these is provided in the form.

Fees

The cost for vendors is $75, which will be invoiced upon approval. The committee will review entries as they are received, and vendors will be notified within 3 weeks of submission. 


*The Relics and Refabs committee reserves the right to decline submissions that they feel do not meet the requirements.

$25.00 - 50.00

Guidelines

·   Every entrant must be a member of the Massillon Museum. New members are welcome at any time. New membership may be purchased as part of this Submittable application.

·   Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable $25 entry fee and items requested in this Submittable application form.

·   Applicants may be individuals or small groups of artists whose artwork is complementary. If submitting as a group, click here to use the Studio M Application for Groups.  Each artist must be a member of the Museum.  One application fee will apply to the group.

·   Artwork submitted should reflect a theme.

·   Accepted artwork must be ready to hang on a wall.  Framed works must have wire or D-rings secured to the back of the frame (no saw teeth). Frames must be sturdy and in good condition.  The Museum is not responsible for artwork damaged as a result of not having been properly framed or mounted.  Clip and plastic box frames are not acceptable.  The Museum reserves the right to reject artwork that is not suitable for hanging.

·   Artists must provide the appropriate amount of artwork to fill Studio M space.  (The space is approximately 86’ long by 8’ tall.)  Generally speaking, for medium-sized (24” wide) work, the appropriate number is about 25-28.  The specific appropriate number varies depending on the size and nature of the work. Click here to see images of the space.

·   Artwork may be for sale.  The Massillon Museum will facilitate all sales transactions, retaining a 30% commission.

·  All artwork installed on the walls, sold or unsold, must remain on view until the end of the exhibition. Artists may bring additional prints to have available for sale in a print rack for the evening of the exhibition reception only.

·   Work will be unsupervised; artist(s) should take appropriate precautions.

·   All work to be included in the show will be delivered to the Museum by 5:00 pm on the Sunday prior to the opening, or on the date agreed upon by the artist(s) and the Museum’s Studio M Coordinator.  It will be picked up by 5:00 pm on the Tuesday immediately following the close of the show.

·   Artist(s) will provide refreshments—according to Museum guidelines—for the reception, which is typically held on the Friday evening of the show opening.  Reception dates vary depending on the Museum’s existing event schedule. 

·   The Museum will promote the show through the media and to Museum supporters.  The Museum will provide postcard announcements to the artist(s), who will be responsible for stamping and mailing to their personal lists.

$25.00 - 125.00

Guidelines

·   Every entrant must be a member of the Massillon Museum. New members are welcome at any time. New memberships may be purchased as part of this Submittable application.

·   Applications must be accompanied by a non-refundable $25 entry fee and items requested in this Submittable application form.

·   Applicants may be individuals or small groups of artists whose artwork is  complementary. If submitting as an individual artist, click here to use the Individual Studio M Application. For groups, each artist must be a member of the Museum.  One application fee will apply to the group.

·   Artwork submitted should reflect a theme.

·   Accepted artwork must be ready to hang on a wall.  Framed works must have wire or D-rings secured to the back of the frame (no sawteeth). Frames must be sturdy and in good condition.  The Museum is not responsible for artwork damaged as a result of not having been properly framed or mounted.  Clip and plastic box frames are not acceptable.  The Museum reserves the right to reject artwork that is not suitable for hanging.

·   Artists must provide the appropriate amount of artwork to fill Studio M space.  (The space is approximately 86’ long by 8’ tall.)  For medium-sized (24” wide) work, the appropriate number is about 25-28.  The specific appropriate number varies depending on the size and nature of the work. Click here to see images of the space.

·   Artwork may be for sale. The Massillon Museum will facilitate all sales transactions, retaining a 30% commission.

·  All artwork installed on the walls, sold or unsold, must remain on view until the end of the exhibition. Artists may bring additional prints to have available for sale in a print rack for the evening of the exhibition reception only.

·   Work will be unsupervised; artist(s) should take appropriate precautions.

·   All work to be included in the show will be delivered to the Museum by 5:00 pm on the Sunday prior to the opening, or on the date agreed upon by the artist(s) and the Museum’s Studio M Coordinator.  It will be picked up by 5:00 pm on the Tuesday immediately following the close of the show.

·   Artist(s) will provide refreshments—according to Museum guidelines—for the reception, which is typically held on the Friday evening on the show opening.  Reception dates vary depending on the Museum’s existing event schedule. 

·   The Museum will promote the show through the media and to Museum supporters. The Museum will provide postcard announcements to the artist(s), who will be responsible for stamping and mailing to their personal lists.