Brandon Gallery seeks entries for the ‘Small Works of Art Exhibition 2017’

Chick Curtis is the judge and juror for the upcoming “Small Works of Art Exhibition 2017” open juried art show in November 2017 at the Brandon Gallery in Fallbrook; here is his painting “I’ve Got It.”

FALLBROOK – Brandon Gallery is seeking entries for the 11th annual “Small Works of Art Exhibition 2017,” an open juried and judged show held Nov. 1 – Nov. 30. The show celebrates the appeal of fine art that invites intimate inspection and delight by the viewer.

Work may be any medium. Two-dimensional work may be no larger than 14 1/2 inches on any side, including frame. Wire hangers only, ends wrapped for safety. 3D work is not to exceed size limits, weigh no more than 20 pounds and must have a stable base when set on a flat surface.

Chick Curtis, award-winning artist and teacher, will be judging the show.

“I have an enthusiasm for living, a desire to create beautiful and mysterious things and a wish to help others find their own artistic voice,” Curtis said. “I would like to be remembered for the encouragement I have given to the many people who come to me for artistic guidance. The friendships I have made in my teaching are more valuable than I can describe. My wish is to interpret the world around me and all its many facets in a way that becomes part history, part beauty, part intrigue, and part joy.”

The gallery has listed some things of which to take note. First, all entries must be delivered directly to the gallery between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Oct. 20-21. All entries will be notified of being declined or accepted by email, Oct. 25. An opening reception will be held Nov. 11 at 4 p.m.

Following the exhibition, all art work must be picked up between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 1. The show costs $20 for one entry, $30 for two entries and $40 for three entries. Payment can only be made by check or cash. Awards presented are best of show, first place, second place, third place and two honorable mentions.

Visit the Brandon Gallery website for the prospectus, additional info and printable entry forms. Email questions to info@fallbrookbrandongallery.org.

Brandon Gallery, 105 N. Main Avenue, in Fallbrook is a division of Fallbrook Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call (760) 723-1330 or email info@fallbrookbrandongallery.org.

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