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Receiving for Fin, Fur and Feather


  • Old Hyde Park Art Center 705 West Swann Avenue Tampa, FL, 33606 United States (map)

Work Requirements:

  • Theme of this month is Fin, Fur and Feather: so any original work 2-D, 3-D and Photographic work that has to do with the animal kingdom. Insects are welcome too!

  • Submitted work must have been made in the last 5 years. Work previously submitted in a TRA Show is fine so long as it has not won an award from TRA.

  • Work needs to be ready to hanged with a frame and wired tightly on the back or to be displayed on a pedestal. For gallery wrapped canvas do not need to be framed but the sides must be finished! You can either paint the sides a solid color or continue the painting around the sides.

  • Any work based on photographic references: Photos must be taken by you and not by someone else on the internet, magazine or another artist (yes, even with permission). 

  • Please email images of your work for promotion on social media and our newsletter (and any questions you may have) to Cynthia at cynthiamlizardi@gmail.com.

  • Work needs to be up for the duration of the show.

Entry Fees & Limits:

  • Entry Fees: Current TRA Members pay 10 each or 3 for 25. Non-members pay 15 each or 3 for 40. 

  • Need not be a TRA member or professional artist to enter. Students of all ages welcome to enter. 

  • Limit is 3 works of art per artist. If one piece is 41" or more in either dimension, it will count as 2 entries and then the limit will be 2. For example, an artist can submit one 48" X 30" piece and one piece that measures 16" X 20".

Receiving:

  • Receiving will be at the Old Hyde Park Art Center from 12-3PM on Saturday June 16th and Sunday June 17th. 

  • Entry forms need to be completed when you drop off your artwork.

Art Sales:

  • Work needs to be listed for sale in order to be judged for awards. For sales, we take 20% commission. Artists receive 80% minus the sales tax we submit.

Judging for Awards/Reception:

  • Judge TBD

  • Award winners will be notified prior to reception and given at the reception. Any award winners not able to attend will be mailed their award after the reception.

  • All artists encouraged to attend the reception on Thursday July 12th at 7PM.

Artwork Pick-Up:

  • Unsold work needs to be picked up on Saturday, July 14th or Sunday, July 15th, 2018 from 12-3PM.

  • If absolutely unable to pick up either day, please let us know at receiving, or contact Cynthia Lizardi at cynthiamlizardi@gmail.com so we can make arrangements for pickup. We do not have the space to safely store your work long term!

  • Any work not claimed within a month of the show's ending date will become property of TRA. 

For any other questions, please contact us and we will get back to you.