4th Annual CPLG Gallery Show

The date listed for this event is the day entries will be accepted at the gallery (see other dates below).

I do need some volunteers to help with the intake since I have a scheduling conflict that day. Please mention in the comment section below if you can help.

Our 4th gallery show will hang for the month of March at Academy Frame on N. Academy in the Springs. This will be the first show at their new location!

The show will be limited to at total of 80 pieces (2 per participant) and the cost of entry is $20 per person. The money collected will be used for prizes for "best of show," "people's choice," as well as 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. It will also pay for food at the reception. Any extra will be applied to our Meetup fees.

Our judge is Todd Caudle, professional photographer and owner of Skyline Press. Find out more about Todd by visiting his website at www.skylinepress.com.

Prizes

Best of Show - A 1-year subscription to Adobe's Creative Cloud Complete Suite (a $600 value)

People's Choice - A $200 Wacom graphics tablet

1st Place - $250

2nd Place - $125

3rd Place - $75

Digitally manipulated photography is OK as are canvas wraps. There is no theme.

This event will appear on the calendars for all 3 of our chapters so all members get the opportunity to participate. Participants will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis and entry fees will be collected via PayPal. You will be responsible for dropping off your work at Academy Frame on the intake date.

All entries must be priced and ready to hang with wire on the back. Frames with sawtooth hangers will not be accepted. Members are also allowed to bring up to 10 bin pieces that are ready to sell. Bin pieces are mounted and matted prints without frames that are covered in cellophane or shrink wrap. Academy Frame takes a 30% commission on all sales, so price your items accordingly to cover the commission.

We realize that this will be the first time for many to display their work in public and will need help preparing their prints. If you have questions, please ask.

We have several resources available to help you to prepare your prints for this show:

MPIX is offering group members a 15% discount on print orders over $25 through March. Enter code CPLG14 at checkout. 
If you print your own photos, inkjet papers are available through me at www.adventurecamphoto.com
If you need prints made, see John at the Portrait Lab. He gives CPLG members a discount.
Kim at Academy Frame also gives our members a discount on framing.

Show dates: March 3 -29

Reception date: March 21, 4-8 p.m.

Intake date: March 1 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Pick-up date: March 29 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Cost: $20 for two entries. Maximum outside dimensions: 30"x40"

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  • Clara

    Is there any way to find out the placings without going to Academy Frame? I live out of town....

    March 6

    • Mike P.

      The awards will be announced and the prizes will be given away at the reception. I will post the results on the event page for the reception afterwards.

      March 6

  • Sundar A.

    It is nice experience.

    March 4

  • Mike C.

    I dropped off my images, but I'm not showing up in the list of attendees. Confused.

    March 2

  • Eric W.

    Good to see you

    March 2

  • linda p.

    Since we have been asked to use the gallery show form, could we please make that form editable for next time? You can't type on this form and if you try to copy and paste it into a word processing file, the spacing, etc. is totally messed up! All that needs to be done is to create fields that can be typed in.

    February 25

  • Kirk

    Mike-
    I know we are free to set our own prices, but do you have any general recommendations for what would be reasonable/typical, for both the framed prints (I know there's a size dependence factor) as well as the bin art?
    Kirk

    February 24

    • David M.

      What I do, is to decide on how much profit I want to make (depending on the cost out of my pocket). For example my total cost is $50 and want to make $50, so I have $100. The formula I use is 1 - % (in this case it's 30%) 1-30% = .7. Now I divide the total of my cost and my profit which is $100. $100/.7=$142.85. From here I decide if that is a good selling price, I may need to go down or want to go up. Hope this helps.

      February 24

    • Kirk

      Thanks for the feedback guys -- gives me some ideas.

      February 24

  • wendy

    Hi am a licensed art teacher. I am available to help with intake and display I have experience, is this helpful?

    February 23

    • Mike P.

      I have two volunteers. I'm sure they wouldn't mind some extra help if you can be there at 10 a.m. All you need to do is check in people.

      February 23

  • Mike P.

    The form you need to fill out is located in the files section of our Meetup site here: http://files.meetup.com/1685740...­
    Some people have had difficulty getting files from Meetup, so if the link does not work for you go to the "More" tab at the top of our main Meetup page and then click "Files." Scroll down until you find this file entitled "gallery show." Click to download the form. This file is only visible to members, so it is important that you are logged in to your Meetup account in order to see it.

    The form contains 4 cards. Fill out two cards for each entry. One card needs to be attached to the back of your piece, and the other needs to be handed to the person checking in your pieces. Please use the form provided instead of making your own.

    February 20

    • Elizabeth B.

      Yes, everything opens for me now. Yes!

      February 22

    • Mike C.

      No problem.

      February 22

  • Elin V.

    I found that if you are NOT logged into the group it won't work, so be sure to login first.

    February 21

  • Marilyn S.

    Keep scrolling down in 'files' to ...gallery_show..it works

    February 21

  • James Van H.

    I was able to download the file: "gallery_show". I believe this is what folks need to download.

    February 21

  • Elin V.

    Hi Mike. I have my two images printed and ready to go. Super excited about this event. A question please, do we make our own labels like we did last year???

    February 6

    • Elizabeth B.

      Mike: the link above did not take me to the Gallery form. Please check this out. Thanks much.

      February 19

    • Mike P.

      It worked for me. You have to make sure you're signed in to your Meetup account. You can also click the "More" tab, then "Files" and find it in the list.

      February 19

  • David S.

    Are prints on metal accepted?

    February 11

  • Mike P.

    I updated the address (7560 N. Academy) to reflect Academy Frame's new location as of late February. They are moving just south of Goddard Street next to Men's Wearhouse. This will be their first show at the new location!

    January 21

  • Mike P.

    I just added the Best of Show and People's Choice awards:

    Best of Show - A 1-year subscription to Adobe's Creative Cloud Complete Suite (a $600 value)

    People's Choice - A Wacom grapics tablet

    January 20

  • Jacque F.

    I can work on intake too

    January 6

  • Autumn G.

    Mike, how do we pay? On the email, when I click on pay online, it goes to this page, and I can't see where to pay with paypal. Thanks so much.
    Autumn

    December 30

  • Autumn G.

    Mike, I can help with the intake also. Autumn

    December 30

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