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Open Call for Artists: MY UNIQUE STYLE (posted December 19, 2016)

Open Call for Artists: MY UNIQUE STYLE (posted December 19, 2016)

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Press contact: Stephanie Israel
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Open Call for Artists
Opportunity for Artists: East End Arts Annual Non-Juried Members Show
Show Dates: January 27 – March 3, 2017

(RIVERHEAD, NY, December 19, 2016) –– The East End Arts Gallery is pleased to announce an open call for artist participation in the upcoming non-juried, all media Elizabeth Richard Memorial Annual Members' Show scheduled to open with a reception on Friday, January 27, 2017, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The theme of the show is My Unique Style, and the show is open to all artists.

East End Arts Gallery Director Jane Kirkwood comments on the theme: "As painters, photographers, sculptors, etc., we all eventually develop a signature style. Please enter a piece that most highlights your unique style of expression. All members are welcome to bring in one entry for exhibit."

Artists are encouraged to enter their work for guaranteed participation in this non-juried show; the only requirement is that artists become a member of East End Arts before or at the time of drop-off. The show will run from the opening on January 27 through March 3, 2017. The East End Arts Gallery is located at 133 East Main Street in Riverhead, NY.

East End Arts is accepting original works in all media, one entry per artist. All wall art must be wired for hanging. Works can have a maximum dimension of 14 inches wide and 40 inches high, including frame. Weight for wall art must be 10 lbs or less. Sculpture must weigh less than 30 lbs and not measure more than 14 inches wide in any direction, and can be up to 72 inches in height. Poets may enter one poem framed and wired for hanging, frame not exceeding 14 inches wide.

All media entries must be dropped off in person at the East End Arts Gallery on:
• Thursday, January 19, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM;
• Friday, January 20, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; or
• Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

For complete details including size restrictions and entry fees, view the prospectus at

For more information about membership, visit

An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, where guests will have an opportunity to meet the artists. This free event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

East End Arts Gallery's Elizabeth Richard Memorial Annual Members' Show is sponsored by the family of Elizabeth Richard, Hamptons Art Hub, and Tanger Outlets of Riverhead.

This show is one of seven art shows of 2017 at the East End Arts Gallery, under the umbrella theme “Elements of Style”. The complete 2017 Gallery Schedule, including all calls for artists can be viewed at

For more information, contact Gallery Director Jane Kirkwood at 631-727-0900 or
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East End Arts, established in 1972, is an award-winning 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission and commitment to building and enriching our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.