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Ellington-White Contemporary Art Gallery presents

The 2nd Annual Art and Flowers

Juried Competition,

April 22 – May 21, 2016

At The Arts Council Fayetteville/Cumberland County


Exhibition Contact:Calvin B. Mims



Entry Deadline: 03/26/16



Media: All 2D works will be accepted.

Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3

Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3


Entry Fee: $35.00


THE EXHIBITION: As part of an ongoing commitment to promote the visual arts, Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery (EWCG) invites artists to submit entries to its 2nd Annual Art and Flowers juried competition. This is a celebration pairing of eye-catching original 2D floral artworks as practiced and defined by today’s visual artists. Top floral designers of the region will be invited to create arrangements inspired by selected exhibition works of art. The floral arrangements and art works will be exhibited together. Such an exhibition demonstrates the continued significance of botanical art through both conventional and innovative methods.


ELIGIBILITY: Open to professional artists 18 years of age and older. All work must be original and completed within the last two years.


SPECIFICATIONS: Artists may submit a maximum of three original works of art that have been completed within the last two years and have not been exhibited before in Cumberland County. Size of work may not be smaller than 12” x 12” or larger than 48” x 48” including frame. All works must be properly framed, wired and ready to hang. No saw tooth hangers. All works must be sturdy enough to withstand handling and exhibition works requiring extraordinary installation will be declined.


AWARDS: $1,750 in cash awards.


SALES: 30% commission on all sales. All work will be available for purchase.




ONLINE IMAGE SUBMISSIONS: Submissions accepted beginning January 1, 2016 via CaFE (Call for Entry) at There is no additional fee to use the CaFE online application system. All entries must be uploaded using this online system. Please do not upload digital images that contain borders or text info that is not part of the original work. Entries must be received by Midnight, March 26, 2016 (Eastern Standard Time)


ENTRY FEE: Each artist may submit up to three images for a non-refundable fee of $35.

The entry fee does not cover shipping expenses. Credit cards are accepted forms of payment via CaFE online submission.


AGREEMENT: Submission of an entry to The Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery constitutes an agreement on the part of the entrant to all the conditions set forth in this prospectus. Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery reserves the right to reproduce accepted entries for publicity purposes. Accepted work that differs from the digital juried image may be excluded from the exhibition.


ACCEPTED WORKS: Accepted works must arrive ready to install between April 11 - 16, 2016. Work received outside of this timeframe may not be exhibited. The Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery reserves the right to exclude any work that is not professionally presented. All works must remain on display for the entire exhibition.


SHIPPED WORKS: Ship to the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, 301 Hay St, Fayetteville, NC 28301. All work must be packed in reusable containers. DO NOT use styrofoam peanuts when packing artwork. Artwork should be shipped prepaid via UPS, USPS, DHL or Fed Ex, and must be accompanied with a prepaid return-shipping label. COD deliveries will not be accepted.


HAND DELIVERIES: Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, 301 Hay St, Fayetteville, NC during normal operating hours Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm., Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and Saturday 12:00 – 4:00 pm.At the end of the exhibition, hand delivered entries may be picked up May 23 - 25, 2016 during Arts Council normal business hours. Accepted work left for 30 days after the designated return dates will be disposed of at the discretion of the coordinator.


QUESTIONS: Direct all exhibition questions to The Ellington-White Contemporary Art Gallery at



     • Digital Entry Submission: January 01 – March 26, 2016

     • Acceptance Notification Emails Sent: March 30, 2016


Delivery of Artwork to Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County

     • Mail Deliveries: Received by April 15, 2016

     • Hand-Delivered:  Received Saturday, April 16, 2016 by 4:00 pm


Exhibition Schedule:

     • Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, April 22 – May 21, 2016

       Gala Opening & Awards: Thursday, April 21, 2015, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

     • Exhibition Closes: Saturday, May 21st at 4:00 p.m.

     • Work Pick-Up: Monday- Wednesday, May 23 - 25, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

     • Return Shipping: Wednesday, May 23 - 25th

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