Sensory Winery & Art Gallery calls all artists for its annual Open Invitational show.
All forms of media are accepted with a maximum size of 3 feet x 5 feet. To have works considered for the Invitational, artists are asked to submit 5 – 10 digital (JPEG) images. Entries must be submitted on or before Monday, August 15, 2016 and artists will be notified of acceptance to the show before Thursday, September 1, 2016. The show will be open from Thursday, October 6, 2016 – Friday, November 25, 2016 with art to be dropped off at the gallery on Sunday, October 2.
Artists will gain much exposure via publicity and marketing events. The show will be promoted in both traditional and digital media including various local newspapers and print media, Sensory’s website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. An open reception including complimentary food along with wine and craft-beer tasting will be hosted on Friday, October 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. to kick-off the exhibit. Artists are asked to be present, enjoy the show and meet the public.
Additionally, Sensory Winery & Art Gallery will sponsor a People’s Choice Award requesting patrons vote for a favorite piece of art, or artist. At the end of the show, votes will be tallied with the winner awarded his/her solo show at Sensory in February, 2017. The awarded show can be a solo or it can be a group show whereas the winner may invite fellow artists.
To learn more about how to be a part of this annual showing, request the Call to Artists guidelines or simply submit work to gallery manager, Fergie Lutes at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone inquiries to Fergie are also welcome – call, 716-736-2444 during business hours: Thursday – Monday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sensory Winery & Art Gallery is an established and edgy art, small-lot wine, craft-beer, learning and entertainment venue. Sensory produces cult wines, offers continuous art and artisan shows and sales; arts and crafts DIY classes; serves 7 Sins Brewery beers; and hosts philanthropic and entertainment events like tap takeovers and Open Mics. Sensory is located at 10593 West Main Road, Ripley, New York 14775.