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2024 RAC Signature Member Spring Exhibition

Here is a sure sign that spring is on its way. Our 2024 Signature Members Spring Exhibition prospectus is now available at showsubmit.com. This year’s show will be held at the Hart Gallery27 in Brockport NY.

We have a new award for our spring exhibition. It is an award named in honor of Don Grieger and has a value of $100. It is for a landscape painting that displays exemplary qualities in landscape painting.

We are excited to announce that renowned artist Anna Rose Bain will be our judge. You can check out her beautiful work on her website at https://www.artworkbyannarose.com/

As an added reminder, this show is for Signature Members only. You need to have been juried in or have been accepted in to 3 shows to be considered a signature member.

Online Entry Process with Show Submit:

 Submit your digital images online at showsubmit.com.

  • Up to 4 pieces may be submitted.
  •  In your digital image, show only the artwork, no frame.
  • A non-refundable entry fee of $30 per artist is required, which covers 1 to 4  entries. This entry fee is paid via credit or debit card through showsubmit.com.
  • DEADLINE for entry is midnight on Monday, February 5, 2024.
  • Detailed information for photographing your painting as well as information on   the digital entry process can be found at ShowSubmit.com under FAQ.
  • New Feature! You no longer need to resize or rename your image files. You can upload your cropped, hi-resolution or original image files. If using your mobile or tablet device, please use the “Actual Size” or largest available. Medium and size are information you can add during the entry process.
  • Please add office@showsubmit.com to your safe senders list to receive notification that your entry has been received.
  • Please be sure to read all the rules of entry carefully. There is a new limit for maximum combined diagonal measurement. There is a diagram to help you figure out this number.

Show Schedule:

  • Show Submit registration deadline: Monday, February 5, 2024, Midnight.
  • Notification of acceptance: Friday, February 16. 2024.
  • Delivery of Accepted artwork to Hart Gallery27: Saturday February 24, 2024 10a – noon 
  • Show Opens: Friday, March 1, 2024 at the Hart Gallery27, as well as in an on-line gallery on the RAC website.  https://rochesterartclub.org. The specific URL will be sent to all members prior to the show’s opening. 
  • Show Reception and Awards Ceremony: Saturday, March 9, 2024,  2p – 4p
  • Show closes Sunday, March 31, 2024
  • Take down and pick up of artwork Monday, April 1, 2024 3p – 6p

We are still looking for volunteers for the show committees. We are excited about this show and hope that you will join us. If you have any questions, please  contact Christine Norris, RAC Exhibitions Chairperson, cdnpaints@gmail.com or 585.281.6951