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"LIGHT IN THE WEST"

Photographic exhibition application

Artists can apply to this show in 2 ways.  If you have a Call for Entry portfolio, please use that method for applying.  If you do not, you can create one.  Our application address for Call for Entry is https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=13530 

If that is too complicated, please fill out the application below.

DEADLINE for submitting electronic application forms and digital images is 5pm MST, Friday, June 21, 2024

Contact Nita (307) 851-5893 or nita@cwc.edu

Application Guidelines
  • All types of photographic prints are accepted. No AI-generated images.
  • Artists may submit 3-8 jpeg images for jurying into the exhibition. Files must be 72 dpi @ 8” x 10”
  • Provide a 1-page artist statement or process/technique statement
  • Fill out application, initial forms and sign contract
  • There is no fee to participate in this exhibition nor will any commission fee be collected
  • The 3-panel jury reserves the right to final curatorial and installation decisions if actual artwork deviates from application image.

RAP Gallery Exhibitor Information

Advertising
  • RAP Gallery/CWC marketing department targets a variety of social media posts pertaining specifically to this exhibition for its duration. RAP Gallery/CWC cannot guarantee specific advertising initiatives with news outlets.
  • Artists allow RAP Gallery/CWC to use images of artwork in promotional materials. Artists retain copyright. Artist photo credit will be given.
  • RAP Gallery/CWC guarantees promotional posters and postcards released in advance of the opening reception.
  • If an artist provides professional media content for their artwork, RAP Gallery/CWC marketing may incorporate these media materials into the promotional posts mentioned above.
Display
  • Picture frames with a back stand will be not be accepted. Framed artwork hanging system should consist of eye hooks with wire and plexiglass or glass. Images printed on metal or other materials must be ready to hang.  The gallery hanging system does not allow holes to be drilled into our walls.
Show Set-Up and Take-Down
  • RAPG staff will be responsible for the setup of the exhibition. Each exhibitor must clearly communicate any specific needs and expectations in artistic set-up i.e. order or grouping of pieces, prior to delivery of artwork. RAP Gallery must be informed of any unusual set-up requests for approval and clearance, prior to delivery of artwork. If an exhibitor wants to physically set up their own artwork, arrangements must be made in advance, and the exhibitor will not receive any compensation for the extra time commitment. RAP Gallery staff will be present when exhibitor hangs their artwork.
  • Take down will be the responsibility of RAPG staff. All entries must remain on exhibit until the show closed.
Sales and Commission
  • RAP Gallery encourages the sales of artwork. Selling exhibited works is not required. CWC takes no commission on the sale of artwork.   It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to price their work accordingly.  Selling of artwork occurs between the artist and the patron exclusively.  If patrons express an interest in purchasing exhibitor artwork, they will contact the artist directly or contact RAPG taff who will contact the artist with patron information. Artwork must remain displayed for the entirety of exhibit.
Gallery hours of operation:
  • RAP Building is open Monday- Friday 8am- 6pm, Saturday 10am-3pm. Closed Sundays. 
  • Holiday closures: August 30th-September 2nd.
Opening Reception

RAPG will provide light refreshments wine/beer/non-alcoholic beverages and hors d’oeuvres.   Exhibitors are invited to be present at the opening reception to meet potential patrons and interact with the community and campus.

Within 2 business days of receiving your application, you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application. If you do not receive an email, it could mean that your application images were too large to be received by email. Please contact Gallery Director Nita Kehoe at (307) 851-5893 or nita@cwc.edu for help on getting your application through.

Important Dates:

June 21: Submission of application due by 5pm MST. 
July 15: Email notification of acceptance to exhibit. 
August 12: Shipped artwork due to RAPG.
August 12 & 13: Hand-delivered artwork 10am-3pm. 
August 19: Exhibition Opens 
September TBA: Awards Ceremony/ Reception:  6-7:30pm
October 11/12: Pick up artwork 10am-3pm
October 14: Artwork shipped back to exhibitor