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Entry Rules

Please read carefully and comply with all entry rules. All work must be original; no paintings copied from other artists work, books or reprints. Reproductions of your work are not eligible. Pieces done under supervision of the judge are not eligible. Work must not have been previously exhibited in any SAL show. 48 inches maximum width including frame. Artwork and photography must be securely wired for installation. No saw tooth hangers or uniframes (two pieces of Plexiglas held together with clamps). Clean, gallery-wrapped canvas edges, or framed artwork (no visible staples). Entry blank must be attached to upper right corner on back of the piece entered. Free standing sculpture and metal works must have their own stand, and can be safely lifted by one person (35 lbs). Pieces must be stable. Pieces perceived as installation problems must be handled through SAL and solutions are the responsibility of the artist. No price changes will be allowed for any reason. No wet paintings will be allowed. SAL reserves the right to reject any work that might be considered objectionable for family viewing or is not in compliance with entry regulations. All entrants must work a time slot of 2 hours during the show or provide a substitute worker.

The Sherman Art League (SAL) sponsors this annual show to encourage artists, to promote excellence and diversity in the arts, and to increase the awareness and appreciation of art in the community.

Show open to all area artists over eighteen years of age.


Over $1,000 in cash awards.

September 15-17
Municipal Building Ballroom 400 N. Rusk Sherman, Texas

No artist may receive more than 2 awards.

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Artists may submit up to three (3) pieces. Preregistered: Members -- $5 per piece Non-Members -- $15 per piece Non-Preregistered: Members and Non-Members -- $20 per piece Pre-registeration fees apply only if postmarked by September 2, 2011. New Member Special: Enter 3 pieces at $15 each and receive a complimentary 1 year membership to Sherman Art League. Please make check payable to: Sherman Art League, Inc.

Calendar July 1st September 3rd Pre-registeration. Mail entry form, work schedule attachment, and fee to SAL Exhibition, P.O. Box 222, Sherman, Texas 75091 Thursday, September 15 Work received 10:30 2:30 p.m. Municipal Building Ballroom Judging (not open to the public)\ Judges Commentary at 7:00 p.m. and a reception will follow Friday, September 16 Show open to the public 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, September 17 Show open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Entry Form
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Name _____________________________ Address __________________________ City ___________ State ____ Zip ______ Phone ____________________________

TITLE: _________________________

Email _____________________________ Fees

MEDIUM: _______________________
___ Member Entry @ $5 ea $ ______ $ ______ ___ Non Member @ $15 ea

PRICE: _________________________

___ Non-Preregistered @ $20 ea $ ______

Entry No. 2 ARTIST: ________________________

Individual Membership @ $25 Family Membership $ $30

$ ______ $ ______

Individual . . . . . . . . . . . $25 per year Family. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $30 per year The benefits of membership are demonstrations, workshops, exhibits.

Pick up work 5:00 p.m. No early release. All artwork must be removed by 5:30 p.m. Entry Categories

Please check if you do not wish your ___ Address ___ Phone Number to be included in the published SAL membership list.

TITLE: _________________________
Entry No. 1 Category: ___________________________ Title: _______________________________ Medium:_____________________________ Price: _______________________________ Entry No. 2 Category: ___________________________ Title: _______________________________ Medium:_____________________________ Price: _______________________________ Entry No. 3 Category: ___________________________ Title: _______________________________ Medium:_____________________________ Price: _______________________________ Agreement: By entering SAL Show, I understand and agree to all conditions set forth in the prospectus. Signature _____________________________ Date _________________________________

MEDIUM: _______________________

The Sherman Art League receives a 10% commission for any entry sold during the exhibition. All sales will be handled by SAL. Work must remain on display during entire exhibit. Category selection is the responsibility of the artist.
1. Representational Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor 2. Non-Representational/ Abstract 3. 3-D Work & Sculpture 4. Photography 5. Drawing Pastels, Colored Pencils, Pen & Ink, Graphite, and Charcoal 6. Mixed Media

PRICE: _________________________

Entry No. 3 ARTIST: ________________________

Although utmost care will be taken in handling work accepted into the show, neither the Sherman Art League nor the City of Sherman will be responsible for any loss, damage or theft of artwork. SAL will not be held responsible for damage to work resulting from improper or inferior framing / presentation.

TITLE: _________________________

The project is supported in part by grants from the Sherman Council for the Arts and Humanity (SCAH) MEDIUM: _______________________

PRICE: _________________________