Thursday, August 1, 2013

Fine Arts on the Lawn - Call to Artists!

Press Release - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Deadline for participation is August 16th!


Contact:  Janet G. Erway

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street

Cooperstown, NY  13326

(607) 547-9777




August 1, 2013


Call to Artists!

Fine Arts on the Lawn


Artists! You are invited to participate in the Cooperstown Art Association’s annual Fine Arts on the Lawn show. This Labor Day Weekend exhibit will take place Saturday and Sunday, August 31st & September 1st,10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. The show is held rain or shine on the lawn and front porch of the CAA and Village Library Building located at 22 Main Street in Cooperstown. This annual show runs concurrently with the Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show in Cooperstown at the Clark Sports Center.


The CAA is offering artists 2 options for showing their work!


1)  On the Porch - Artist members of the Cooperstown Art Association are invited to exhibit up to 5 framed original works on the front porch with sales and set-up taken care of by the CAA.  Unframed and shrink wrapped originals are also allowed with a flip rack.  No offset reproductions will be accepted.   Drop-off for porch exhibitors is Friday, August 30th, 11-4p.m. and Saturday, August 31st, 8:00-9:00a.m. Pick-up is Sunday, September 1st, 5-6p.m. There is a registration fee of $10 before August 30th and $15 the day of the show.  The CAA reserves the right to retain a 30% commission for all sales resulting from the show.


2)  On the Lawn - Artists may also apply for a 10’x10’ tent space on the front lawn, where they will be responsible for their own display, sales and set-up. There is a $100 booth fee as well as a short application. 


Any Artist who would like to participate in the Fine Arts on the Lawn is asked to pre-register with the CAA by August 16th. Only original artwork will be accepted.  To obtain a prospectus, for questions regarding this show or information on becoming a member please contact the CAA at (607) 547-9777 or go online at .  Gallery Hours: Open Daily 11a.m.-4p.m., Sunday 1p.m.-4p.m. Closed Tuesdays after Labor Day.


--   Janet G. Erway, Director  Cooperstown Art Association  22 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326  (607) 547-9777  (607)547-1187 fax

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