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22nd Annual EAG Fine Art and Photography Show

APRIL 30TH -MAY 6TH, 2016
W. S. Broom & Co.
304 West Jefferson Ave • Effingham, IL 62401

Children's Art Show Clip
ELIGIBILITY: Open to artists 18 years or older. Two dimensional art, 3 dimensional art and photography must be able to hang on the wall. Work must NOT have been done in a workshop, done solely by the entrant and not previously entered into an EAG Fine Art Show. THE MAXIMUM size of art work must be 6’ x 6’.


EAG Best of Show $300
Artists Choice Award $150
1st Place $150
2nd Place $100
3rd Place $75
Merit Award(s) is the Judge’s Choice
up to (15) awards: $50 each

PRESENTATION: All two-dimensional artwork must be “display ready”. All 3-D work must be able to be hung on the wall. All hanging art must have  a Wire Hanger, No Clips and No Sawtooth Hangers. Works on paper must be matted and framed behind glass or plexiglass, No Plastic Wrap. Do not use  unframed or bracketed glass. Canvases (on stretchers) or canvas boards must be in a frame, unless the canvas is a Gallery wrapped canvas and is painted on the sides. All entries are subject to the approval of the Show Committee. The Committee has the right to reject work that is unsuitably framed or is not a suitable subject matter for the EAG Fine Art Show.

Barb Althoff 217-342-6459 • Cell 217-821-9766
e-mail: althoff.johnbarb@yahoo.com

ENTRY FEE: Fee for members is $25. Fee for non-members $35. Proof of membership is the responsibility of the entrant. All art must remain until end of show. Entry Fee is non-refundable and must accompany entry form. Entry Form & Fee must be sent to EAG • Barb Althoff 1002 S. Willow St. Attn: Barb Althoff • Effingham, IL 62401.
Please make checks payable to Effingham Art Guild.

ENTRY DUE DATE: Entries must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, April 12th, 2016.

ARTIST AGREEMENT: All entries will be
handled with care and be supervised during show hours. EAG / W.S. BROOM & CO. is NOT liable for loss or damage to entries. The artist agrees to all terms in this prospectus upon entry to the show.

DELIVERY: All Art and Photography must be delivered to W.S. Broom & Co., 304 W. Jefferson, Effingham, IL, on Friday, April 29th between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm. Hanging will start promptly at 2:00pm.

Saturday, April 30th (Artists should arrive at 6pm)
Awards & Judge’s Critique: 6:30pm – 7:00pm
Public Reception: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Note: The “Oltman Artist Choice Award”, participating artists will vote. Voting will end at 8:00pm and the award presented at 8:30pm the night of the reception.

May 1 • Sunday CLOSED
May 2-5 • Open Monday-Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm
May 6 • Open Friday 8:30am – 6:00pm

Saturday, May 7th, between the hours of 10:00am and 2pm. If unable to comply please email Barb at:

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