Friday, February 29, 2008

4th Annual PAPC Show Information

April 3-13 @ Palette & Chisel Gallery, 1012 N. Dearborn, Chicago 60610 10-6 daily, 11-3 weekends (GALLERY SITTERS NEEDED FOR THE WEEKENDS)


ELIGIBLE: Paintings done on PAPC Saturday paint-outs, AND larger paintings done in the studio from on-site studies. (It would be fun to show both!)

ENTRY FEE: $25 for up to 3 paintings. Make checks payable to Palette & Chisel, and write PAPC on check memo line and on envelope bottom left and mail check to the P&C. Money will be used for 3000 cards; bulk mailing to 2000 person P&C invitation list: beverages and minimal food for reception. MEMBERS BRING ADDITIONAL FOOD.

DROP OFF: Bring wrapped and labeled paintings on March 31 and April 1 to the P&C office. Do not leave unsecured in gallery or hallway. INCLUDE A RESUME AND/OR BIO IN YOUR ENTRY PACKAGE FOR USE IN A GALLERY BOOK. CLIENTS WANT THIS INFORMATION!!!!! Paintings without labels or wires for hanging will not be installed! No metal frames unless you are submitting watercolor or pastel paintings.

INSTALLATION: Wednesday April 2 starting at 2 PM. Volunteers needed to help.
DEINSTALLATION AND PICK UP: Monday April 14 and Tuesday April 15.

MEMBERS GOING TO CHINA: can bring wrapped and labeled paintings to the P&C from March 24-28. Unsold work will be held until you return!

CASHIER ASSISTANCE NEEDED to Put up red dots and collect buyer information and $.
RECEPTION ASSISTANCE NEEDED: Set up food, open beverages, and clean up after reception.

REMEMBER: 2 PAPC saturday morning paint-outs (on April 5 and April 12) in the area surrounding the P&C, to paint and hand out flyers inviting people in to see the show. One of our members will have to paint inside the building and gallery sit at the same time!

REMEMBER ALSO: The Palette & Chisel Open House is Saturday April 12!!! from 10 am to 4 PM. There will be LOTS of opportunities to SELL YOUR WORK, SO PUT OUT YOUR BEST STUFF!!!

Thanks to Jim Hajicek for the gorgeous invitation card and to Stephanie for the printer info. We have cards for YOU to mail to your clients! Pick them up at the P&C weekdays or contact Nancy Albrecht to arrange to get them.


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