2013-01-10 / News

Drop off work today at Town Hall for ‘Through the Lens’

The drop-off date for the latest Conanicut Island Art Association exhibit will be Thursday, Jan. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Town Hall. The show is titled “Through the Lens,” and will be juried by Alma Davenport. All types of photographs, including alternative processes, digital prints, traditional prints and experimental work, will be welcome. Cash prizes will be given to first-, second- and third-place winners.

Photographers may enter up to three works. Cost of the first entry is $10 for members, $15 for nonmembers. Cost for additional entries is $5 each. Works submitted for the exhibit must be securely framed, wired and ready to hang. No clip-on frames, ring hooks or tooth hangers will be accepted. Work is limited to 4 feet high, 4 feet wide, and must weigh no more than 20 pounds.

Diptychs and triptychs, which are sold as one piece, will also be accepted. A series of works, with each piece being sold separately, must not exceed maximum measurement of 4 feet high by 5 feet of linear wall space. Each piece in a series will not necessarily be hung together. 3-D work must be placed in a glass display case and is limited to 1 foot wide, 16 inches tall, and 10 pounds.

Work must remain hanging through the duration of the show, April 11. The opening reception is Thursday, Jan. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Town Hall. For more information, call Karen Krider at 423- 3833.

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