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Prospectus for Mixed Messages Show

January 14 @ 8:00 am - March 27 @ 5:00 pm

Mixed Messages Art Show Prospectus:

Entry Terms and Conditions
All artwork must be for sale – no commission pieces
Artist must be the sole owner of the artwork exhibited
Images of individual artwork submitted & accepted into the show may be used to promote this show and Gallery Citrine until March 27, 2022 on social/print media with credit to the individual artist(s)
Photography of artwork exhibition/installation as a whole, or in part, may be used by all media during the show and in the future for marketing purposes with or without id of the artists. Packing and shipping charges, insurance costs, other handling expenses and risks of loss or damage incurred during this exhibit at Gallery Citrine shall be sole responsibility of the artist. Return of art from Gallery to artist shall be sole responsibility of artist.
Upon completing registration, and submitting $30 registration payment, the artist agrees to the terms and conditions outlined in this prospectus.
Eligibility of Artwork
Artwork must be the original creation of the artist(s). Artwork may be collaborative, but each person involved in conception, composition and implementation must be identified as such. No kits, copies, or reproductions will be accepted.
All artwork must be durable enough for manageable relocation.
Preference given to new and previously un-exhibited work. All submitted work should have been completed within the past 3 years.
All details of hanging and professional preparation must be followed or work will be refused.
Up to 3 images may be submitted at registration, but no more than 2 pieces will be selected during the first jury process. This applies to both 2- D and 3-D categories.
Artwork extending more than 4 inches from the wall will need to be registered in the 3D category.
Artists must ensure all artwork can be securely hung or displayed before drop-off. Artwork not ready for display will be refused and returned.
Artists must ensure all elements of the artwork are secure; mixed media pieces open to the air and the public may be susceptible to environmental damage.
Gallery Citrine Jury Board has the final say in selection – no exceptions.
Artists cannot hang/place/move any exhibited artwork while displayed in Gallery Citrine.
Once the registration deadline passes, the work is considered committed to the gallery show. If the artist wants to sell the work directly before the the show is hung, they may summit a replacement piece, but the 30% commission of the stated price of the sold piece is due to the gallery. If a work is sold after the show is hung, another work of similar size may be presented to be juried for possible replacement during the show.
Artists will be offered a time range (morning or afternoon) on drop off day. If you cannot keep your appointment you may send a proxy in your place upon agreement with the show organizers.
The artist is committed to the sale price listed in the initial registration process. A 30% commission will be taken on ALL sales.

After the published deadline of the submission process, (1/3/22) artwork is considered committed to the show. Artists are expected to pay the 30% commission if an accepted piece sells before the show is hung. The sold piece may be replaced with another artwork, following approval of the alternative image by the jury committee. After the show is hung, sold work can also be replaced with jury approval of another image if desired by the artist. Sales tax will be collected and paid by Gallery Citrine
People’s Choice Award of $30 will be announced on March 27, 2022. Additionally, the winner of this award will be provided with gallery space as “featured artist” for two months to be determined after the show closes.

Registration will be available at www.gallerycitrine.com, starting December 27 through January 3.
Be prepared to provide the size, title, price and images of each submitted piece during registration.
One registration fee/form is for the works of the artist completing the registration and cannot be combined with a submission from a second artist.
If submitting a collaborative piece, it must be registered separately under one artist, with credit provided to all contributors.

After completing the registration form, the artist will need to provide properly labeled high quality images of the submitted pieces by email to images.gallerycitrine@gmail.com. Only images of artwork listed at registration will be considered.
2D submissions: Please be sure images do NOT include frames or background. Label each image: last name first initial
For example, Jane Doe would submit files named doej_Size and title of piece must be included on image submission

3-D submissions: Submit up to 2 views of each submitted piece, limiting distracting backgrounds in the submission images. Label each image: label each image: last name first initial
For example, Jane Doe could submit a maximum number of files named doej

Important Dates

Monday, December 27, 2021
Registration Opens

**Depending on gallery space available, registration may be limited and a wait list taken.

Monday, January 3, 2022
Deadline for completed standard or wait list registration

**We reserve the right to close the registration at an earlier date if accepted art has reached gallery space capacity

Thursday, January 6, 2022
All accepted artists will be notified by email with further information about labeling and drop off

Monday, January 10, 2022
Deadline for submission of information on Google forms for inventory & labeling of accepted pieces (instructions will be provided with acceptance email)

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
10 AM to 6 PM
Drop off of artwork at Gallery Citrine; artists will select a time frame for drop off

Sunday, March 27, 2022
9 PM
Winner of People’s Choice Award will be announced

Monday, March 28, 2022 Tuesday, March 26, 2022
Noon to 6PM
Pick up unsold art at Gallery Citrine; appointments will be available

2D Artwork Details
Exhibited Pieces
2 Maximum
**If artwork is sold, another piece of similar size may be submitted after for jurying as possible replacement piece.
All artwork must be original – NO reproductions will be accepted.
Accepted Mediums: Acrylic, Oil, Pastel, Watercolor, Gouache, Ink, Mixed Media, Pen, Pencil, Printmaking, Textile Art, Collage, Charcoal, Crayon
No photography with or without digital alteration unless as a component of mixed media artwork
Size Limitations for Artwork only
Max width: 36 inches Max height: 36 inches
Diptych or Triptychs must fit into this limit when connected.
Max depth: 4 inches
**Artwork that extends more than 4 inches from the wall will be considered at 3D work.
Size Limitations for Artwork + Frame
Max width: 38 inches Max height: 38 inches
Weight Limitations
15 pounds total including frames and hardware
Any piece greater than 30 inches in any dimension which requires glass, such as watercolor and pastel, must use plexiglass
Professional Presentation
Framed art, or art secured to stable cradled boards is more durable and therefore may be seen as more desirable by buyers. While unframed pieces may be accepted, artists are encouraged to ensure professional presentation which will protect the integrity of their artwork. Gallery Citrine does not accept responsibility for damage to submitted artwork.
NO sawtooth hangers or plastic hangers will be accepted. Must be professionally mounted and preferably SECURELY WIRED.
Be sure your wiring does not allow your picture to lean outward or that hardware is visible when displayed.
Each piece must have a artist generated label firmly attached to the BACK UPPER Right corner – this label must clearly state: Artist Name/Title of Artwork/Medium/Price/Size
The gallery will produce another label which will be visible during the show and attached at the time of hanging.

Gallery Citrine reserves the right to refuse previously accepted artwork at your drop off appointment, if upon gallery staff inspection, it does not meet the stated detail requirements.
3D Artwork Details
Exhibited Pieces
2 Maximum
Ceramic, Glass, Metal, Mixed Media, Paper, Plastic, Textile, Wood, Other
Size Limitations
All 3-D artwork should be able to be displayed on a pedestal. If wall hung pieces extend from the wall by 4 or more inches they will be considered in 3 D category, and do not necessarily have to be displayed on a pedestal.
Pedestal pieces cannot exceed 12″ in diameter.
Sculptures of five feet or taller that stand safely on the floor and do not exceed the weight limit will be considered.
Maximum Weight
30 lbs.
Professional Presentation
Top heavy or unstable work will not be accepted.
3D work with a top or lid or separate pieces must have the separate pieces secured and labeled.
Freestanding sculptures requiring special mounting will not be accepted. No illuminated pieces that require plug in electrical connections can be accepted -battery operated lights will be considered if placement provides reasonable access for turning off/on.
Each piece must have an artist generated label firmly attached to the BOTTOM. This label must clearly state: Artist Name/Title of Artwork/Medium/Price
The gallery will produce another label which will be visible during the show.


January 14 @ 8:00 am
March 27 @ 5:00 pm