Open Call for The Grace Van Vorst Community Service Spring Photography Show 2013!

GCVV PhotoShowThe curators of the Spring Photography Show (Roger Sayre, Eleanor Kaufman and Joyce Davison) are reaching out to the local art community to find photographers to be included in the GVVCS photography exhibition. All work will be for sale with 60% of the sale going to the exhibiting artist and 40% to Grace Van Vorst Community Services. We ask that all work be reasonably priced so that visitors to the gallery might be encouraged to purchase original photography of exceptional quality. Credit card sales will be accepted.

This show will benefit Grace Senior Center and Breakfast Plus! programs of Grace Van Vorst Community Service (GVVCS) a 501©3 non-profit corporation. The opening reception will be held on Friday April 12th and will remain open for 4 weeks at Grace Church Van Vorst at 39 Erie Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 (Corner of Erie and 2nd Streets). The exhibition will close on Sunday, May 12th to coincide with the annual GVVCS Wine Tasting event on May 10th.

You may submit up to four JPEGS (preferred) or prints of your work on or before March 18th. JPEGs/prints should be of good quality, true to color, and easily identifiable.

We encourage all artists who can to submit work via email to: spring.photo.show@gmail.com. .
Please submit JPEGs that are 72 dpi in the following form;
LASTNAME_n_TITLEofPHOTO.jpg (n= number of photo1-4)
Example: SMITH_1_DAWN.jpg
SMITH_2_SUNSET.jpg

For each submission clearly provide the following:
• Artist name and contact information (address, phone(s) and email)
• Title of Work
• Dimensions (height x width x length)
• Price
• Number of unframed prints of the same size available with cost
• One-Page resume

If you choose to submit by mail or in person, send all information to Grace Church Van Vorst, Attention: GVVCS Spring Photo Show, 39 Erie Street, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302.

Decisions regarding accepted photographs are expected by APRIL20th. Accepted photography must be delivered (framed and ready to install; hardware included. Please clearly print label on the back of the framed photograph.) to Grace Church Van Vorst by April 7th. Photos can be delivered between 8:30 – 12:30, Tuesday – Friday at the Senior Center, or 6:30 – 7:30 on Wednesday, April 3rd. or Sunday, April 7th, 12:30-1:30 to Grace Church Sanctuary on 2nd Street.

About Grace Van Vorst Community Service (501©3)
Grace Senior Center for Healthy Living provides exercise, dancing, quilting, art, healthy living presentations, hot lunch, and most of all companionship to 50 plus seniors, 9 – 1, Monday –Friday.

Breakfast Plus serves over 100 needy individuals a hot, nutritious breakfast, Saturday and Sunday mornings.

GRACE VAN VORST – 39 Erie Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
Any questions, contact Joyce Davison at 201 451 5107 after 1:00pm, Monday – Friday.

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