CFE: 109th Annual Membership Exhibit
The CSP Annual Exhibition will be at the Piedmont Center for the Arts (PCA). Entry is free for eligible CSP members to enter one piece. In order for us to have enough space to include all members’ work in this popular exhibition, frame size may not exceed 36” in any dimension. All work must have a hanging wire affixed across the back, and be set up to display professionally; framed or mounted on a panel. Please, no unframed work, sawtooth hooks, magnets or clips.
Pedestals for display of 3D work are limited, but available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please consider signing up to help hang the show, gallery sit, or help with the exhibition close. Sign Up Form We will need your help to make the exhibition a success!
Thank you, CSP Exhibitions
Aug 1: submissions open
Sept 17: Submissions close
Sept 25–29: Shipped work must be received during this time (address tbd).
Oct 7: artwork drop off at Piedmont Center for the Arts. 11–1
October 8: Exhibition opens 11–2:30pm
October 14: Artist Reception 6-9pm
October 29: closing reception 11–1:30pm
October 29: pick up artwork 1:30–4pm (artwork may not be retrieved before 1:30pm)
VENUE: Piedmont Center for the Arts, Piedmont CA.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all Artists, Student, Lifetime, and Honorary CSP members current in their dues.
ENTRIES: Eligible CSP members may enter one work. Entries must be submitted using the Submittable website and must include the following:
- Upload one image at 72ppi, and 1000 pixels on the largest dimension.
- Include your first and last name and the artwork title in the file name.
- Save as a jpeg.
- Artwork Label Information: Please make your images and text “publish ready” so they do not need any cropping or image processing, etc. Please include:
- Artist Name
- Dimensions of image in inches, use standard h x w x d (include all 3 dimensions if 3-D)
No special characters or quotation marks for size or title.
Example: Tam Jones, Dreams, Solar Plate Etching, 11 in x 24 in, 2021
ARTWORK SALES AND COMMISSION: Artist agrees to handle any and all sales of their works. Artists are expected to make donation(s) equal to 25% of the artists proceeds on any artwork sales (15% to CSP, 10% to Piedmont Center for the Arts).
REQUIREMENTS FOR ARTWORK: All printmaking media, with the exception of works that are solely digital, are acceptable. Works may combine traditional printmaking techniques with digital or other media. There is no date of creation requirement.
Piedmont Gallery contract specifies: “Artist agrees that no installation may protrude more than twelve inches (12”) from any wall; any and all three-dimensional artworks must be approved prior to installation. The Center reserves the right to reject the display of any work depicting nude or semi-nude figures or subjects of an extreme macabre nature (due to the use of the Hall for children’s classes.)”
INSURANCE & LIABILITY: Insurance will not be provided during artwork transport, storage, installation/deinstallation or exhibition. CSP & PCA will take all reasonable care to protect artwork from damage, theft or deterioration. Artist agrees that no insurance coverage of artwork(s) shall be provided by CSP or PCA, and artists understands that CSP & PCA are not responsible for theft of or damage to artwork(s). Artists hereby indemnifies and releases CSP, PCA and their agents and volunteers from any liability.
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