BAINBRIDGE – JAC Gallery Committee is now accepting applications from artists who wish to participate in Regatta Row’s 9th year, featuring 15 Adirondack Paddle chairs, and 5 child sized chairs.
The project is open to all artists from the acclaimed to the amateur. Painters, sculptors, craftsmen, multi-media artists and other wildly creative people are encouraged to apply! The Jericho Arts Council (JAC) of Bainbridge hopes to sponsor at least 20 juried Artists for a five week public sidewalk exhibition of art, where selected artists will be able to express creativity upon our unique Adirondack paddle chairs, following our Theme “Books by the Riverside.” We invite you to express your ideas about a favorite book, a book to read by the riverside or a memorable riverside scene from a story.
JAC will provide artists with a handmade, unprimed chair, paint, primer & topcoat, and a stipend of $130 for the adult chairs, $100 for a child’s chair. Cash awards of $50 to $100 will be granted in five categories. Chairs will be picked up in Bainbridge, NY (unless other arrangements are made) in late February. Completed project will be delivered to Bainbridge, NY on or before April 22, 2023. Artists will be promoted with bio’s on the JAC website as well as in a media conference, regional press releases, posters, social media and on maps of the Art Trail. For five weeks, photos of each creation will be posted on the website along with the opportunity for bidding in advance of the Live Auction slated to take place on Saturday, May 27 at the 60th Annual General Clinton Canoe Regatta.
Art will be displayed on Bainbridge sidewalks from April 29 until Memorial Day weekend. Bainbridge, like dozens of other Towns and villages in this area, is attempting a grass roots revitalization of the community and this is one of the efforts to support the JAC. Proceeds from the May 27 Art Auction will go to the Jericho Arts Council to support our Artists and to create future events.
Artist applications and details are online at: www.jerichoarts.com. Questions and applications can be directed to the JAC Gallery Committee “Regatta Row 2023” at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling Rachel Hares at 607-643-2211.
Applications or Notice of Intent to apply (within the next week) due February 4, 2023.
Apply today! If you want to participate or pass this invite on to others who may be interested, please do. Please share this adventure with your social media postings. Check us out on instagram @regattarow and find us on Facebook.
– Informaiton from the Jericho Arts Council