Apr 17–May 28

White Black Monochrome Competition

April 17–May 28
White | Black | Monochrome

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, April 21, 6–8PM
Open to all media–Juried by Beth Urdang


South Shore Art Center seeks entries of distinctive work within the theme of "White | Black | Monochrome."

Important dates:
March 1: Deadline to enter.
March 15:
Accepted entries notified by email and posted on website.

April 7: Work must be delivered at SSAC

June 2: Work returned

JPEG SIZING: Image size for entry on Smarter Entry: Images should be at least 1280 pixels in the longest dimension at 72 ppi, file size not to exceed 2 MB.


FEES: $25 for up to 3 entries, $35 for 4, $45 for 5


First Prize $500
Second Prize $300
Third Prize $200
Four Awards of Merit @ $50 each


ALL WORKS MUST BE FOR SALE. South Shore Art Center receives 40% of the purchase price. Please submit only work that will be available at the time of the exhibition and will remain for its entirety. No accepted entry may be withdrawn prior to the close of the exhibition. No pricing changes will be allowed after acceptance. Living artists only. Work that is copied or done under the guidance of an instructor is not eligible. Entries must not have been previously exhibited at SSAC or the SSAC Arts Festival. If the work does not fully reflect what is represented on the jpeg, South Shore Art Center reserves the right to eliminate it from the exhibition.


Two-dimensional work must be professionally presented and firmly wired. No sawtooth hangers, no sandwich frames. 3-D work should include a sturdy pedestal.


Accepted entries will be notified by email and posted on the website by March 15. If for any reason you do not receive your notification by the notification date, please check the junk mail folder in your email account. Shipping instructions will be sent by email.


DELIVERY and return of accepted artwork
Shipping, return shipping and a handling fee for shipped work are the responsibility of the artist. Delivery instructions will accompany email notification of acceptance (Delivery by April 7, 2017–Work returned by June 2 , 2017). A handling fee of $25 is required for shipped artwork.


I understand that South Shore Art Center will insure work accepted to the extent of 60% of the artist’s stated value while the work is in the Art Center’s custody and control.


Submission to White | Black | Monochrome constitutes an agreement with all conditions of this show. South Shore Art Center reserves the right to photograph an accepted work for publicity purposes. South Shore Art Center reserves the right to reject any work not resembling the submitted entry or work that is not ready to be shown according to the aforementioned specifications.

Open to "New England Society of Botanical Artists" Only

RAWA Feast of Botanical Art
September 15, 2017—November 5, 2017
Reception September 15, 6pm–8pm


A New England Society of Botanical Artists members' juried exhibit open to any NESBA member in good standing (dues paid). Click here to enter, or paste this link in your browser: use check out code ssac. Deadline: May 15, 2017.


JPEG SIZING: Image size for entry on Smarter Entry: Images should be at least 1280 pixels in the longest dimension at 72 ppi, file size not to exceed 2 MB.


FEES: $25 for up to 3 entries


Theme—An original contemporary botanical artwork depicting an edible plant or plants.  The subject may be from anywhere in the world, it need not be a New England native.


Exhibition guidelines—Artwork must be for sale.  SSAC will sell the work at the price listed and set by the artist with a 40% commission going to the gallery.


Framing—Please follow NESBA framing standards for this exhibit except that ALL frames will be painted white wood.  No gold or natural wood frames, no metal frames.  Plexi or glass is permitted at this gallery.  No sawtooth hangers.  Frames that do not meet exhibit quality standards will not be accepted.  All artwork must be bubble wrapped and properly labeled.  If shipping, please enclose shipping instructions plus return prepaid shipping label and return prepaid shipping instructions.


Artist Statement—Submit an artists statement/bio to be included in the exhibition's promotional material (optional).  Mail a one page artist statement or resume before the delivery due date to Kathy Folino, 375 East Water St., Rockland, MA 02370.  Guidelines for your statement are posted on the NESBA website.

Submission deadline for your entries is May 15, 2017.  Entries can be completed on line at the Smart Entry site with more specific instructions to follow.


Drop off
South :
Sarah Roche        Cape: Ellen Duarte
West: Nancy Horrall        Wellesley area: Celeste Hurley
North: Rita Edmunds     Shipping via USPS or UPS: J. Westner

Accepted work will be due on September 8th either to your drop off person or directly to the gallery.  Pick up at the gallery will be Nov. 6 or 7 or by arrangement with your pick-up contact.

Work will be insured while in the gallery for 60% of the sale price.